Nightlife: Pete Norman’s Post Christmas Blues Fest
December 27, 2012 9:26AM
Comedy Shrine: At 4034 Fox Valley Center Drive, Aurora. Call (630) 585-0300 or visit comedycomedy.net or comedyshrine.com.
The Improv: Tammy Pescatelli, Dec 28-30. $22. Tammy Pescatelli, Dec 31. $25-$50. Acts are submit to change. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 and 10:15 p.m. Fridays; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturdays; and 7 p.m. Sundays. At 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. Call (847) 240-2001 or visit improv.com.
Zanies Comedy Night Club: Tim Clue, Dec. 28. $23. Fortune Feimster, Dec. 29. $30. Hannibal Buress, Dec. 30. $30. Michael Palascak, Dec. 31. $30-$40. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 and 9:45 p.m. Fridays; and 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Saturdays. At 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit zanies.com.
Arthur Murray Dance Center: At 1911 Glacier Park Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 355-6240 or visit chicagoarthurmurray.com
Bachelors ’n’ Bachelorettes: The Batavia chapter of Square Dancing Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Sundays at Baker Community Center, 101 S. Second St. (Rt. 31), St. Charles. Also at 8 p.m. every second and fourth Friday at The Free Methodist Church, 3rd & Walnut St., St. Charles. Call (630) 762-9936 or (630) 584-1343.
Barn Dance Sunday: At 6 p.m. the second Sunday of each month. Admission is $6 for adults; $3 for ages 12 to 18; and free for children under 12. At the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Call (630) 840-2061 or visit fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub.
Dance Connection: Ballroom dance club. Singles and couples welcome on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at St. Charles School of Dance, 1429 W. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 202-3222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit chrisburdick.com.
Dance Mania: Dances at Diplomat West, 681 W. North Ave., Elmhurst. Members are $11, member’s family and students are $9, non-members are $13. Dance Host are available to dance with the single ladies. Beginners, newcomers and singles are always welcome. Call (847) 813-1910 or email email@example.com or visit dancemaniachicago.com.
DeSarge Danceworld: Arg Tango at 7:10 p.m. Sundays. Technique at 7:10 p.m., Ballroom at 8 p.m. Mondays. Salsa at 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Free Beginner Ballroom class at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Swing at 8 p.m. Thursdays. Hustle at 7:10 p.m., open dance session 8 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays. Classes are $12; open dance is $5. At 632 Amersale Dr., Suite 104, Naperville. Call (630) 355-1188 or visit desargedanceworld.com.
DuPage Dance Center: The center offers open dances and group lessons five nights a week, wedding dances and club dances that alternate to keep up with current trends at 1163 E. Ogden Ave., No. 620, Naperville. Admission is $12. Call (630) 369-3699 or visit dupagedancecenter.com.
English Country Dance Group: Meets the first Sunday of the month at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission free but donations are accepted. Call (630) 584-0825 visit fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/folkdance.html.
International folk dancing: Folk dancing is offered at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission free but donations are accepted. Call (630) 584-0825 or (630) 840-8194 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latin dance: Free salsa lesson at 8 p.m. Thursdays at La Sierra De Aurora Restaurant and Banquets, 2121 E. New York St., Aurora. Dance to salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia and a touch of raggaeton at 9 p.m. No gym shoes, caps or athletic wear. Age 21 and over. $5 cover charge. Call (630) 251-3906 or email email@example.com.
Line dancing: Dance class at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Downers Grove Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Ave., Downers Grove. Call (630) 533-5233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Line dancing: Free line dancing is offered at The Salvation Army, 1710 S. 7th Ave. in St. Charles, at 10:30 a.m. every Monday and 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Call Cathy Winters at (630) 377-2769, ext. 210.
Naper Squares: Dances on the third Friday of each month Sept. to May at Owen Elementary School, 1500 Westglen Drive, Naperville, Dec. to Jan. Squares dance from 8-10 p.m. Pre Rounds begin at 7:30. Call (630) 696-2635 or (630) 369-9389 or visit contact email@example.com.
Norman’s Saturday Night Ballroom Dance: The last Saturday of the month, 8 to 11 p.m. at the Butterfield Park District, 21W730 Butterfield Road, just east of Rt. 53. $10. Singles and couples welcome. Call (630) 739-4237 or (312) 339-3425, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or visit normsdancefamily.com.
Scottish country dancing: Silk and thistle Scottish country dancing is offered at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission free but donations are accepted. Call (630) 584-0825 or (630) 840-8194 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Square dancing: Downers Grove Square dances take place the second Friday of the month at Herrick Junior High School, 4435 Middaugh Ave., Downers Grove. Rounds begin at 7:30 p.m. and squares are from 8 to 10:15 p.m. Call (630) 654-2710 or (708) 301-1522.
Sterba’s Dance Sport: Group classes at 8 p.m.; Mondays — Salsa, Wednesdays — Swing, Thursdays — Beginner Ballroom, Fridays — All levels of Ballroom with our practice party to follow the group class at 9 p.m. $10 per class. Drop in. At 572 Weston Ridge Dr, Suite 128, Naperville (near the Route 59 train station, next door to Starbuck’s). Call (630) 548-2930 or visit www.SterbasDanceSport.com.
Two Left Feet Dance Center: The Club offers social dance instruction for beginner dancers. Open dances are held monthly. Ballroom, latin dancing, Flamenco dancing, Belly dancing and children’s ballet and ballroom dance classes. Call (630) 717-9930 or visit twoleftfeet.net.
Arcada Theatre: At 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 962-7000 or visit oshows.com.
Aurelio’s Pizzeria and Aur Bar: Mister “E,” Dec. 29. No Cover. At 1975 Springbrook Square, Naperville. Call (630) 922-3600.
Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant Aurora: Platinum, Dec. 28. Local H, Dec. 29. Funky Monks, Dec. 31. $5. At 28 W. New York St., Aurora. Call (630) 844-0400. Visit ballydoylepub.com.
Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant Downers Grove: R-Gang, Dec. 28. Dot Dot Dot, Dec. 29. $5. Deacon Blues Dinner Show, Dec. 31. $35. Simply Elton, Dec. 31 after 7 p.m. $5. At 5157 Main St., Downers Grove. Call (630) 969-0600. Visit ballydoylepub.com.
The Capri Ristorante Italiano: At 2155 City Gate Lane, Naperville. Call (630) 904-8101.
Carlucci: The Incognitos, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31. Full buffet, $75 per person. At 1801 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove. Call (630) 512-0990 or visit carluccirestaurant.com.
Center Stage: At Hollywood Casino, Aurora. Visit HollywoodCasinoAurora.com/entertainment.
City Gate Grille: At 2020 Calamos Court, Naperville. Call (630) 718-1010.
Daniel’s Den: At 115 E. South St. (Rt. 34), Plano. Visit daniels-den.org.
Dolce Amore: At Route 59 at 87th St., Naperville. Call (630) 904-7500 or visit DolceAmoreNaperville.com.
Even Flow Music & Spirits: At 302 W. State St., Geneva. Call (331) 248-0269 or visit evenflowmusic.com.
Features Bar and Grill: At 10 W. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 416-3310.
Fox and Hound Pub and Grill: At 4320 E. New York St., Aurora. Call (630) 236-9183.
Frankie’s Blue Room: At 16 W. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 416-4898.
Francesca’s Passaggio: At 3124 S. Rt. 59, Naperville. Call (630) 946-0600 or visit miafrancesca.com.
Gasthaus Zurlinde: Whiskey Bar is quiet, no cover. At 15 N. Grove Ave, Elgin. Call (847) 695-8828.
The Hacienda: Filip Herbst, 7 p.m.-3 a.m. Dec. 31. At 350 E. Schick Road, Bartlett.
Heaven on Seven: At 224 S. Main St., Naperville. Call (630) 717-0777.
Hotel Baker: At 100 W. Main St. (Route 64), St. Charles. Call (630) 584-2100. Visit hotelbaker.com.
Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House: At 55 S. Main St., Naperville. Call (630) 548-3764.
JB’s Pub: At 297 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin. Call (847) 695-0626.
Jambalaya: At Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342.
Luigi’s House Italian Restaurant: At 778 N. Route 59, Aurora. Call (630) 375-6400.
Maple Avenue Pub: At 1227 Maple Ave., Lisle. Call (630) 971-8730 or visit mapleavepub.com.
Penny Road Pub: At 545 Penny Road, South Barrington. Call (847) 428-0562 or visit PennyRoadPub.com.
Porter’s Pub: At 1250 Bowes Creek Blvd., Elgin. Call (847) 214-5877 or visit porterspubelgin.com/.
Quigley’s Irish Pub: At 43 E. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 428-4774 or visit quigleysirishpub.com.
Rivers Edge Theatre: At 217 South Bridge St., Yorkville. Call (630) 882‐0035 or visit riversedgetheatre.com or wewantpr.com.
Rizzos: At 6 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 305-4396 or visit rizzobar.com.
Tailgaters: At 431 W. Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook. Call (630) 679-1994 or visit tailgatersgrill.com.
Tilted Kilt: At 2300 Bushwood Dr., Elgin. Call (224) 359-5458.
Two Brothers Roundhouse: At 205 N. Broadway, Aurora. Call (630) 264-2739.
Two Way Street Coffee House: Pete Norman’s Post Christmas Blues Fest, Dec. 28. $7. Singarounds are offered at 2 p.m. the first and third Saturdays. $1. An unplugged open mike night for high school and college students is offered at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of every month. No cover. Bluegrass Jam at 2 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. $1. At 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove. Call (630) 969-9720 or visit twowaystreet.org.
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