North vs. South: Seek out historical memorabilia from past American military con.
Abode alterations: The Lake County Home & Garden Show features seminars with renovation experts, a flower and plant sale, cooking shows and more at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road, Grayslake. Free admission. (630) 953-2500 or lakecountyhomeshow.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday.
Choo! choo!: Bring the kids to marvel at all kinds of toy trains courtesy of the Valley Model Railroad Club for Model Train Day at Lambs Farm, 14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville. Free admission, but fees for crafts, activities and fun pass. (847) 362-4636 or lambsfarm.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Art mix: The 21st Annual Fear No Art shows feature a variety of student and community choreographers, dancers, musicians, singers, actors and poets all working together for three performances this weekend at College of Lake County's Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. $10; $8 seniors; $3 kids ages 12 and under. (847) 543-2300 or jlcenter.clcillinois.edu. 7:30 p.m. today.
Show man: Fans of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" won't want to miss seeing comedian Trevor Noah and "The Loud & Clear Tour 2019" at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $45-$59.50. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com. 8 p.m. today.
She Rides Tigers' 'Scars' release: West suburban rock band She Rides Tigers -- with Joe O'Leary, James Scott and Ryan Birkett -- is set to deliver a banging show at Reggies this weekend. Join the release celebration along with Dangerous Chairs, This Pine Box and Farewell Captain. 7 p.m. today at 2105 S. State St., Chicago. $8-$10. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com.
Badflower at BaseCamp: Badflower, the modern rock band that earned a nomination for iHeart Radio's Best New Rock/Alternative Artist, is out on a national tour promoting its first full-length studio album, "OK, I'M SICK," with a stop at Lisle's BaseCamp Pub. The free show, sponsored in part by WKQX 101.1-FM, also features New Jersey's Deal Casino and Cali garage-rockers Fencer. 8 p.m. today at 5750 Lakeside Drive. Free, but tickets are limited so arrive early. (331) 777-4712 or facebook.com.
Imperiled planet: The Wheeling Park District commemorates Earth Day with nature walks and other hands-on activities and displays for kids on Sunday at Heritage Park, 201 Community Blvd., Wheeling. Free admission. (847) 465-3333 or wheelingparkdistrict.com. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
Breaking The Silence 11: Breaking The Silence, the annual benefit concert for autism awareness launched by Veilside drummer Ron Thomas, hits the Durty Nellie's stage Sunday for a full afternoon of music, camaraderie, raffles and more. This year's lineup features performances by Veilside, Friction, Thomas, ARRA, Racing the Sun and Aeth3r. Noon to 8 p.m. at 180 N. Smith St., Palatine. $10 for general admission at the door; children 12 and younger admitted free. Extreme VIP packages are available at vsbts.org.
Presidential posters: Learn about political posters through the ages when Elmhurst History Museum executive director Dave Oberg presents "Stars, Stripes & Strategy: A Brief History of the Presidential Campaign Poster" at 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. (630) 530-6879 or elmhursthistory.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
WRSE Battle of the Bands: Elmhurst College Radio WRSE 88.7 FM sends off April with its third annual Battle of the Bands. Cheer on this year's five competitors: Big Groove Time, East Avenue, Eugeine Grey and the Bad Habits, FERN, and Tonic Freight Train. Doors open at 5 p.m. Sunday at Elmhurst Brewing Company, 171 N. Addison Ave., Elmhurst. Free; all ages. (630) 834-2739 or elmhurstbrewingcompany.com.
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|Publication:||Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)|
|Date:||Apr 27, 2019|
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