Looking to keep busy this weekend? Here are a few noteworthy events…

Wanna shop? Take advantage of some great bargains from Highland Park’s Elm Place merchants such as ShoeFly, along with live music at this summer tent sale event.

Event: Elm Place Tent Event
Dates: Thursday the 24th through Sunday the 27th
Location: Elm Place and Second St., Highland Park
Time: Regular store hours


Looking for some great music?  Here are two great choices:

The Highland Park Park District and Late Night HP bring you a great 80’s concert – just bring a picnic dinner, chairs and a blanket for a night of fun! Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Event: Rebel Highway – an 80’s classic rock band

Date: Friday, June 25th

Location: Sunset Woods Park, 1801 Sunset Road

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm

Cost: None

Website: Pdhp.org

Don’t worry; be happy — Bobby McFerrin’s at Ravinia this weekend!

Event: Bobby McFerrin & Chicago Children’s Choir
Dates: Saturday, June 26th
Location: Ravinia
Time: 7:30 PM
Gates Open @ 4:00
Cost : $65 Pavilion, $27 Lawn

Website: www.Ravinia.org


 The Annual Highland Park Festival of Fine Craft is a premier showcase for the finest in Contemporary Craft sponsored by The Art Center of Highland Park. Over 20,000 people attend during 2 days, and more than 140 artists participate from around the country. The Highland Park Festival of Fine Craft has an established reputation for quality and creativity at the highest level.

Event: Highland Park Festival of Fine Craft
Dates: Saturday & Sunday June 26th and 27th

Location: Sheridan Road (Between Central & Elm)
Time: 10AM-5PM
Cost: None

Website: www.theartcenterhp.org 


If the heat is on and you’d like to cool off, enjoy dinner,  swimming, splashing on the  waterslides and listening to live music at Hidden Creek! Brought to you by Late Nite HP.

Event: Poolside BBQ

Date: Saturday, June 26th

Location: Hidden Creek Aqua Park, 1220 Fredrickson Place, Highland Park

Cost: Regular Fees

Website: http://www.pdhp.org/index.cfm/fa/parks.facility_detail/object_id/ca7567d3-4077-4147-b0c2-26364de573e8


Looking to get some exercise? Join the Park District of Highland Park for the fourth annual 4 mile run/3 mile family fun walk to benefit SMILE (Scholarships Mean Involment in Leisure for Everyone). There will be awards and a raffle after the run!

Event: Firecracker 4

Date: Sunday, June 27th

Location: The Rec Center of Highland Park

Time: 8 am

Cost: Run: $25, Walk: $20, Family Walk: $45 – registration required

Website: www.pdhp.org


In the mood to check out a new street fair featuring antiques, vintage, independent designers, art, music, food, drinks and more…look no further…

Event: The all new Highwood Street Market

Location: Highwood, IL

Dates: Premiering June 26th and 27th – upcoming dates in July, August and September, too!

Time: Noon to dusk Saturday, 10-4 on Sunday

Cost: $8 in advance (online); $10 at event

Website: http://www.randolphstreetmarket.com/highwoodstreetmarket/