Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time.
Check out our picks for activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.
Where/When: ; 8 a.m., Sunday, August 7.
Why Go?: Gates open at 8 a.m. and the judging begins at noon. Trophy presentations will begin at 3 p.m. Door prizes, raffles and concessions, too.
Pricing: Click here for more information.
Where/When: ; 3 - 7 p.m., Friday, August 5.
Why Go?: Shop for locally-grown, fresh fruits and vegetables along with handmade items. The market will be held rain or shine.
Pricing: Free admission.
Where/When: ; 4 - 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6.
Why Go?: Drive through the porch area on the north side of the church for a barbecue meal catered by Brothers' BBQ. Choice of pulled pork or beef brisket sandwich with two sides.
Pricing: $10 per meal.
Where / When: Brushwood, former estate of the Ryerson family at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Friday, August 5.
Why Go?: Chicago artists and designers present green art created from sustainable materials that explores various environmental concepts. The exhibit is free and open to all ages.
Where/When: ; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Sunday, August 7.
Why Go?: Open gym from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., open swim from 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. Fun for the whole family.
Pricing: Free for Y members. Call 847-438-5300 for membership information.
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