Diversions: 4 picks for July 26-Aug. 2
Updated: July 27, 2012 10:45AM
1. Lake County Folk Club presents SongSisters, featuring Amy Dixon-Kolar, Sue Fink, Patti Shaffner and Claudia Anderson, at 7 p.m. July 29 at Aleks’ Restaurant, 525 Rockland Road, Lake Bluff. Singer-guitarist Chuck VanderVennet opens. Admission is $12; $10 for Lake County Folk Club members and senior citizens; $5 for teens. Reservations encouraged; call (847) 602-8882. For information, visit www.thelakecountyfolkclub.org.
2. Dancenter North, 540 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, presents “Summer Show of Shows,” featuring performances by students in its summer workshops, at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. July 27 and 2 p.m. July 28. Jazz, tap and ballet will be included. $5 for general seating; $1 for “peanut gallery” seating (ages 8 and under, with seating on the floor). Call (847) 367-7970 or visit www.dancenter-north.com.
3. “Sabrina Fair,” a rags-to-riches love story, will be presented by Theatre in the Woods through July 29 at The Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 in advance; $20 at the door. Call (847) 604-1990 or visit www.theatreinthewoods.net.
4. Summer Courtyard Concert Series features Edgar Garcia & the Loko Amor at noon July 27 at the Waukegan Public Library, 128 N. County St. Loko Amor, founded in 1996 by singer/songwriter/guitarist Edgar Garcia, performs a wide repertoire of popular and folkloric songs, from the gypsy rumbas of Spain to romantic boleros from Cuba, from Colombian cumbia to Mexican huapango, from the classics to new compositions. In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the Bradbury Room. Call (847) 623-2041 or visit www.waukeganpl.org.