Port Clinton Art Festival and Taste of Highland Park
Combine the finest of the epicurean and art worlds in downtown Highland Park this weekend in the annual combination of the Taste of Highland Park and the Port Clinton Art Festival.
The fun starts at 11 a.m. Friday with lunch at the Taste on Central Avenue between First and Second Streets. Central Avenue will be blocked off to automobile traffic between First and Second Streets for the weekend along with parts of First and Second.
The dining goes from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The art exhibitors will be out from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be free entertainment as well.
Chicago and Lyle Lovett Highlight Ravinia
Lyle Lovett returns to Ravinia at 8 p.m. Friday on the Pavilion stage while Chicago takes over for concerts at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Deerfield, Bannockburn, Riverwoods, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff and Kildeer will send their best cooking representatives to Bannockburn from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Bannockburn Green Shopping Center.
Along with live music, each town will compete for best ribs, best brisket and best side. There will be people’s choice winners as well as a panel of judges headed by Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) and state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield).