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Things to do June 7-13 in the Chicago suburbs, Northwest Indiana – Chicago Tribune


Here are some events happening from June 7 to 13 in the Chicago suburbs and Northwest Indiana

Celebrate ecology

Aurora Greenfest will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8 at the Prisco Community Center in Aurora. Tickets are free. At 150 W. Illinois Ave. 630-859-6306; auroragreenfest.com.

The day includes more than 70 vendors, speakers, a car show featuring electric vehicles in McCullough Park, a free yoga class with Breathe Grow Change, story time with the Aurora Public Library, an aerial artist, a live band and food trucks.

Rock by the lake

The Hobart Art Theater Lakefront Series kicks off at 5 p.m. June 8 at The Hobart Art Theatre’s back lot in Hobart. Tickets are $10. At 230 Main St. 219-942-1670; facebook.com/HobartArtTheatre.

This new lakefront concert series will feature the Korn tribute band Freak on a Leash and the Soundgarden/Audioslave tribute band Super Unknown, as well as the bands Stupify, White Pony and Land of Linkin.

All folked up

The Wildwoods perform at 8 p.m. June 8 at The Venue in Aurora. Tickets are $15-$25. At 21 S. Broadway. 331-212-8490; themusicvenue.org.

The folk trio from Lincoln, Nebraska, will perform songs from their third full-length album, 2023’s “Foxfield Saint John.” Their fourth album is due out later this year.

Beer and bingo

BYO Bingo is at 6 p.m. June 12 at Hickory Creek Preserve in Mokena. Tickets are free. At LaPorte Road east of Wolf Road. 815-727-8700; reconnectwithnature.org/news-events/event-calendar.

Bring snacks and whatever beverages you prefer, including beer and wine, for bingo in the forest preserve. No registration required; 21 and over only.

Music legends at Ravinia

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss perform at 7 p.m. June 12 at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park. Tickets are $72-$200. At 200 Ravinia Park Road. 847-266-5100; Ravinia.org.

Bringing the “Can’t Let Go” tour to Ravinia, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss will perform songs from their critically acclaimed blues-country-folk albums “Raising Sand” and “Raise the Roof.”

Annie Alleman is a freelance reporter for the Beacon-News. 

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