Get Out: A Movie Musicals Tribute and a Hoedown

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It's Friday and you have no idea what you're going to do this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.

"You Only Shoot The Ones You Love" a solo show by Jeffrey Sweet

  •  When: Today, September 21, 2012, 8:00 pm
  • Where: Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: The performance is Chicago theatre scene veteran Jeffrey Sweet’s 75-minute solo show that weaves an anecdotal history of improvisation and comedy in the 20th century.
  • Pricing: $18

Wilmette French Market

  • When: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 8:00 am
  • Where: Metra Union Pacific North Line: Wilmette Station, 722 Green Bay Rd.
  • Why Go?: With summer in our midst, it can only mean one thing: the arrival of Farmers Market season! Public markets are synonymous with French culture and style, and Bensidoun USA’s French Markets are a direct descendent of this rich and beloved tradition. Bensidoun opened its first market nearly 60 years ago outside of the City of Lights, expanding to Illinois in 1997. Stroll through any of Bensidoun’s French Markets, and you’re guaranteed to experience the finest in local produce, delicacies from well-known area restaurants, freshly baked breads and pastries from artisan bakeries, and seasonal spreads from Chicagoland orchards.
  • Pricing: Free

"Don't Act Like A Girl"--a one person show from Annoyance Theatre at The Wilmette Theatre

  •  When: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 9:00 pm
  • Where: Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Wes Perry's one-man show with a live three person band flashes back to the life of an awkward young loner who is misdiagnosed, over prescribed and misunderstood until a fatal trip to fat camp ultimately changes his life. A night full of monologues and songs telling true stories of special education, musical theatre, 9/11 and teenage drag queens.
  • Pricing: $15

9th Annual Harper Hoedown

An Intergenerational Salute to Movie Musicals from “The Jazz Singer” to “All That Jazz”

  • When: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 3:00 pm
  • Where: Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Showcasing talented seniors and promising young artists in an original musical revue featuring music composed especially for “the big screen” from 1927-1979.
  • Pricing: $15

Meet The Candidates Open House

  • When: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 3:00 pm
  • Where: 8010 Lowell Ave, Skokie
  • Why Go?: The Niles Township Regular Republican Organization (NTRRO) will host a meeting for Republican candidates seeking Federal, State, County and local offices to discuss voter's thoughts and concerns. 
  • Pricing: Free

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