Diversions: 4 picks for July 19-26
Updated: July 23, 2012 9:45AM
1. Sanfilippo Foundation 2012 Summer Concert Series features Ron Rhode on the Wurlitzer organ on July 21 at the Sanfilippo Estate in Barrington Hills. Doors to the Place de la Musique open at 6:30 p.m. and guests may enjoy the Sanfilippo Collection of antique music machines and phonographs before the 8 p.m. concert. Tickets are $65 and must be purchased online at www.placedelamusique.org.
2. “Star Trek: The Next Generation 25th Anniversary Event” will be shown at 7 p.m. July 23 at local movie theaters, including Century 16 Deer Park, 21600 W. Field Parkway, Deer Park, and Lincolnshire 21, 300 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire. The presentation includes interviews with the original cast members and behind-the-scenes looks at the artists who created the original FX elements and photography during the making of the show. Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.
3. eSkape Entertainment & GrillWorks Restaurant & Sports Bar, 350 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove (located in Buffalo Grove Town Center), presents Voodoo Pilot playing blues and classic rock and a disco party in the Arena Nightclub, with Vinyl Band and a DJ, on July 21. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. $10 cover. Must be 21-plus to enter. Call (847) 821-9000 or visit www.eskapeonline.com.
4. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be presented by ECC Musical Theatre July 20-Aug. 5 in the SecondSpace Theatre at Elgin Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Curtain at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20; $18 students and seniors; $12 for children ages 12 and under. Call (847) 622-0300 or visit www.elgin.edu/arts.