Festival Friday with Roz Varon

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Time now for Festival Friday and a long holiday weekend ahead for many of you.

There are several ways to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. The Chicago History Museum will hold a Family Event commemorating the civil rights leader on Monday. It includes children's workshops, hands-on history and musical performances.

"The Venue" at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond will host an MLK House Music and Hip Hop Celebration tomorrow night. it features Grammy Award winning artists and producers, including D-J Jazzy Jeff and Steve Silk Hurley!

"Too Hot to Handel - The Jazz-Gospel Messiah" has been inspiring audiences in Chicago for 17 years. Performances are Saturday and Sunday at the Auditorium Theatre.

Good news if you've been meaning to see it, The Dr. Seuss Experience at Water Tower place has been extended through January 23, with additional hours on Monday.

The world's top forty bull riders are in Rosemont Friday and Saturday. See if they can last eight seconds on a bull, often ten times their size. Friday night's show is round one, at the Allstate Arena.
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