Get out and Enjoy the Weekend

Loads of music, drama, comedy, sports and stuff going on in the area.

Need local weekend plans? Look no further.

Dave Rudolf Beach Party
When/Where: 7 p.m. Friday at the , 735 Lathrop Ave. in River Forest.
Why Go: Celebrate the end of the River Forest Public Library Summer Reading program. All sorts of other fun stuff will be happening.
Price: Free

Comedy Night, Local Musicians' Showcase

When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Open Door Theater, 1010 Madison St. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Catch some up-and-coming and popular talents of improv, sketch and stand-up comedy scenes on Friday; listen to some great music on Saturday.
Price: Tickets are $8.

Richard III
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday at , 167 Forest Ave. in Oak Park.
Why Go: This production of the Oak Park Festival brings the Bard outdoors. If it's anything like last year's production of Henry V it should be smashing!
Price: Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors.

When/When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School, 325 S. Kenilworth Ave. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Singing, dancing and acting by some of this area's most promising young talent.
Price: Tickets are $9 for adult, $7 for students and seniors.

One Foot in the Groove
When/Where: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at , 800 W. Lake St. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Part of the Summer Concert Series sponsored by the . This group is an eight piece horn driven rock band celebrating classic rock heritage.
Price: Free.

When/Where: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Oak Park , 1010 Lakek St. in Oak Park.
Why Go: One-of-a-kind art on display and for sale.
Price: Free

44th No Gloves National Softball Tournament
When/Where: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Park District of Forest Park, 7501 W. Harrison St. in Forest Park.
Why Go: Nothing better than 16-inch softball. Great time to bring a picnic and have some fun.
Price: Free.


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