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Roz Varon's Weekender Report

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Roz Varon takes a look at what's going on in the city and suburbs this weekend. (WLS)

It's another busy weekend throughout Chicago, with festivals celebrating everything from Carnival to Black History Month!

Chicago Golf Show - STEPHENS CONVENTION CENTER, ROSEMONT

If that recent string of warm days has you ready to tee off, head to the Chicago Golf Show in Rosemont! One of the biggest in the Midwest, it features the latest golf equipment, full swing and putting lessons, appearances by PGA pros and golf celebrities and more! It runs through Sunday.

Polar Adventure Days - NORTHERLY ISLAND

The wintery weather returns just in time for polar adventure days at Northerly Island! Visit with Siberian huskies, see birds of prey and make winter related crafts. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, admission is free.

Asadah - FOUNDER, SOULFUL CHICAGO BOOK FAIR
We have all kinds of events lined up with over 50 black authors and their books, black history films, live jazz great food and more! Hours are 10 am to 6 pm in the library auditorium and admission is free.

Frost Fest Craft Beer Festival - LAKEVIEW
Lakeview's largest craft beer festival is Saturday at Halsted and Waveland! The Frost Fest Craft Beer Festival will have 2 sesions, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring 50 local brewers and live music.
My Brother's Keeper - BLACK ENSEMBLE THEATER
On the theatre beat, "My Brother's Keeper: The Story of the Nicholas Brothers" is now in performance at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center. The story of Harold and Fayard Nicholas, who broke through racial barriers and rose to stardom in the 1930's and '40s, runs through March 26.

Elmhurst College Jazz Festival - ELMHURST COLLEGE
And on the music beat, it's the 50th anniversary of the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival! Outstanding big bands, combos and vocalists will be performing through Sunday afternoon.

Chicago Flamenco Festival - INSTITUTO CERVANTES
It's five weeks of flamenco's brightest young stars and critically acclaimed artists during Chicago Flamenco Festival! Performances are at Instituto Cervantes of Chicago through March 25th.

Chicago Samba - LOGAN SQUARE AUDITORIUM

Chicago samba offers the authentic sounds of Brazil mixed with the flavor of Carnival! The live Brazilian music and dance gets underway at 10:00 p.m. Saturday at the Logan Square Auditorium, and lasts until 2:30 a.m.

Naperville Ale Fest - FRONTIER PARK, NAPERVILLE
The Naperville Ale Fest winter edition will get underway Saturday at Frontier Park from noon to 4 p.m. Over 150 unique beers from around the country will be featured along with live music and food from some of Chicagoland's favorite food trucks.

The Illusionists - ORIENTAL THEATRE
Tickets are still available for Sunday's performance of The Illusionists at the Oriental Theatre. Direct from Broadway, this impressive magic show features astonishing acts from seven of the world's most incredible illusionists! Showtime is 2:00 pm.

Mamma Mia - MARRIOTT THEATRE LINCOLNSHIRE
And on the theatre beat, the hit musical Mamma Mia has been extended at the Marriott Lincolnshire. This super-fun show featuring the songs of Abba now runs through April 16th.
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