Culture: ‘Sherlock Holmes - The Final Adventure’
February 7, 2013 2:06PM
Updated: February 7, 2013 2:06PM
The Summer Place: Naperville’s community theater is seeking choreographers and Music Directors, Vocal Directors, and Rehearsal Pianists for the musicals “Legally Blonde” and “Oklahoma.” Rehearsal schedules have not been coordinated to date. Send resume email@example.com.
Fox Valley Festival Chorus: Rehearsals are at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. New members welcome. No auditions required for Chorus membership, only for solos. At St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, corner of Edgelawn and Galena, Aurora. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit foxvalleyfc.org.
Heartland Voices: Not-for-profit choral arts organization based in Elgin seeks new singers for the upcoming season. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from late September through late April. Anyone wishing to audition should either email email@example.com or phone Dr. John G. Slawson, artistic director, at (847) 347-4584.
The Senior Suburban Orchestra: Rehearsals are at 1-3:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Oak Trace, 200 Village Drive, Downers Grove. New members are welcome. The orchestra needs players on violin, viola, cello, double bass, bassoon, and percussion. Call Lori Davis at (630) 935-7103.
Swedish American Children’s Choir: The choir is seeking new singers for the fall/holiday season. Children 4-17 years of age are welcome to join the midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children. The choir rehearses in Batavia. Call (630) 414-9700.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Joseph Morman, “Silent Season,” Reading and Discussion, 2 p.m. Feb. 9, Naperville. Dave Barry, “Insane City,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Feb. 11, Naperville. Threerific YA Author Night: Julie Cross, Erica O’Rourke and Jennifer Rush, Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Feb. 13, Naperville. 11th Annual Children’s Literature Breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 16, the Abbington Banquet Center, Glen Ellyn. $55. Reservations are required. Call (630) 820-2802. At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Barnes and Noble: At the Promenade Center, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call (630) 783-0009 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Barnes & Noble: Weekly story times take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Events are free. At 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 579-0200. Visit bn.com.
Culture Stock: Peace Jam for teens, 5 p.m. M.U.S.I.C. Monday, performer: Richard Larsen, 6 p.m. Feb. 11. At 43 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Call (630) 264-3380 or visit liftaurora.org/.
The Old House New House Home Show: This annual event returns Feb. 8, 9 and 10 at the Mega Expo Center and Ballroom at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 East Main St., St. Charles. Hours are Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7. Call (630) 515-1160 or visit kennedyproductions.com.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
After Hours Film Society: “The Flat,” Feb. 11. “Central Park Five,” Feb. 25. “Rust and Bone,” March 11. “Royal Affair,” March 25. Screenings are at 7:30 p.m. At the Tivoli, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. Cost is $5 for members and $9 for others. Call (630) 534-4528. Visit afterhoursfilmsociety.com.
Paramount’s Classic Movie Mondays: Movies start at 7 p.m. “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” Feb. 11. Tickets are $1. At 23 E. Galena Blvd. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit ParamountAurora.com.
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra: Concerts will highlight two excellent local choral groups (Elgin Choral Union & Heartland Voices) along with a rising star in the piano world, Alexander Schimpf at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Elgin’s Hemmens Cultural Center. Tickets are $28-$68. At 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. Call (847) 888-4000 or visit elginsymphony.org.
Music of Six Continents: The Grace Concert Series presents “Music of Six Continents,” an organ, piano and choral concert to the benefit of the 2014 Grace mission to Kenya at 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at Grace United Methodist Church. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors 65+. Children are free. At 300 E. Gartner Road, Naperville. Call (630) 355-1748 or visit peopleofgrace.org/concerts.
Bobby Vinton: The crooner is making a rare Chicago-area Valentine’s Day appearance with two live concerts exclusively at the Paramount Theatre. Show times are 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $49-$64. At 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit ParamountAurora.com.
Woody James and Ethan Bell Duo: The up and coming musicians will perform at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Sandwich Opera House. Tickets are $15-$25. At 140 E. Railroad Street in Sandwich. Call (815) 786-2555 or visit sandwichoperahouse.org.
The Gallery Chamber Series: Fermilab’s series begins at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24 with Dios No Choro. A reception with the performers follows the concert. Tickets are $17. At Kirk Road at Pine Street, Batavia. Call (630) 840-2787 or visit fnal.gov/culture.
“The Art of Murder”: Fox Valley Repertory presents this mystery to March 17 at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. Tickets are $32-$42. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit Foxvalleyrep.org.
“Bullets in the Bathtub”: Arrowhead Golf Club is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner Show on Feb. 9. A three-course dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and introductions. Tickets are $60. At 26w151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton. Call (630) 510-5070 or visit arrowheadgoldclub.org/events.
“Company”: Williams Street Repertory presents the Sondheim musical to Feb. 16 at the Raue Center in Crystal Lake. Tickets are $30-$39. Call (815) 356-9212 or visit rauecenter.org. At 26 N. Williams Street, Crystal Lake.
Cory Goodrich in Concert: From her own original music to the best of Broadway, Cory weaves a musical tapestry about life, love and being a mom at 8 p.m. Feb. 11 and 12 at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook. Ages 14 and up. Tickets are $25. Call (630) 986-8067 or visit firstfolio.org.
“Deathtrap”: Steel Beam Theatre presents “Deathtrap” weekends to Feb. 10. Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for seniors. At 111 W. Main St. in downtown St. Charles Call (630) 587-8521 or visitSteelBeamTheatre.com.
“Jeeves Takes a Bow”: First Folio Theatre presents the witty comedy to March 3. Tickets range from $26-$37 and preview tickets are $22. At Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. and Rt. 83. Call (630) 986-8067 or visit firstfolio.org.
“Sherlock Holmes — The Final Adventure”: Wheaton Drama presents this mystery through Feb. 17. Tickets are $13-$16. At Wheaton Drama Playhouse 111, 111 N. Hale St., Wheaton. Call (630) 260-182 or visit wheatondrama.org.
“Sirens”: North Central College will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8-9 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 10 in the College’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
“Sunset Boulevard”: Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace will present the musical to March 24. Tickets are $20-$68. Some tickets include lunch/dinner. At 100 Drury Lane. Call (630) 530-0111, (800) 745-3000, or visit drurylaneoakbrook.com.
“Trying”: The Village Theatre Guild is presenting the drama to Feb. 9 at the northwest corner of Butterfield Rd. and Park Blvd. in Glen Ellyn. Tickets are $18. Call (630) 469-8230 or visit villagetheatreguild.org.
“What is Susan’s Secret”: Riverfront Playhouse is presenting this farce to Feb. 16. Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. At 11-13 S. Water St. Mall, Aurora. Call (630) 897-9496 or visit riverfrontplayhouse.com.
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