5 things to do in the suburbs this weekend

 
Daily Herald staff report
Updated 11/9/2018 12:42 PM
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  • Amy Grant performs Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake.

    Amy Grant performs Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake. Associated Press, 2018

  • Gross-out set pieces are part of "Double Dare Live!" happening Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Rosemont Theatre.

    Gross-out set pieces are part of "Double Dare Live!" happening Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Rosemont Theatre. Courtesy of Lisa Rose/Nickelodeon

  • Interact with reptiles and more during the Chicago Pet Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds this weekend.

      Interact with reptiles and more during the Chicago Pet Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds this weekend. Daniel White | Staff Photographer, 2017

From Amy Grant headlining Crystal Lake's Raue to the crazy stunts of "Double Dare Live!" at the Rosemont Theatre, here are five things to do this weekend in the suburbs. For more ideas, see dailyherald.com/calendar.

Putting on a show

Interact with a variety of reptiles, dogs, cats, birds, chinchillas and more during the all-ages Chicago Pet Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. Stop by booths featuring animal rescue shelters, products, services and more. $7. (630) 385-4000 or chicagopetshow.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10 and 11.

Sloppy and silly

Get nostalgic for gross-out games when the national tour of "Double Dare Live!" sets up its bizarre obstacle course at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont. $35-$55; $15-$25 parking. (800) 745-3000 or rosemonttheatre.com. 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

Illinois Bicentennial Concert

The Lake Forest Symphony celebrates Illinois' bicentennial with music by Illinois composers Jim Stevenson, Augusta Read Thomas, Stacy Garrop and the symphony's executive director Timothy Corpus at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. $15-$49. (847) 295-2135 or lakeforestsymphony.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.

Amy Grant

Celebrated Christian pop singer and songwriter Amy Grant ("That's What Love is For," "Baby, Baby") performs at the Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. $65-$75. (815) 356-9212 or rauecenter.org. 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

Armistice event

Join with veterans to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. The event features a Victory Tea and a special bagpipe performance by the Firefighter's Highland Guard of Naperville. Free; parking is $5. (630) 668-5161 or cantigny.org. 10:50 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.

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