Car Show, Drive-Thru Barbecue Dinner This Weekend

Let Patch help you make plans for something fun to do this weekend.

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.

Pricing: Free.



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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