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Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend

A photo of red wine being poured into a glass.

Grab a bottle of wine for a BYOB glass-painting event, or for those who are under 21, head out to the Grilled Cheese Battle with our picks of the top ten things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend. For a complete list of events happening in the suburbs, visit Pioneer Local’s event calendar.

1. Dr. Strangepet’s Wild and Wacky Pet Show, 10:30 a.m. Saturday
Dr. Strangepet will present Pavlov’s cat, Charlene the Chicken, Dewey the Duck and more, plus interactive pet training with the audience. Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. Call 708-246-0520.

2. Improving Your Senior Dog’s Lifestyle, 1 p.m. Saturday
Older dogs and those with declining mobility still need physical and mental activity to remain healthy as they age. Learn tips, tricks and games to keep your senior pet happy and healthy. Oak Brook Kennel Club, 3110 Meyers Road, Oak Brook. Call 630-701-7677.

3. The Great Grilled Cheese Battle, 1 p.m. Saturday
IPPL and Whole Foods are partnering to bring the first Great Grilled Cheese Battle. Participants can compete either as a team of two or solo to craft the most delectable sandwich possible by choosing from a variety of fresh and natural ingredients provided by Whole Foods. Judges then choose a winner based on taste, presentation, creativity and difficulty. For students in grades seven to 12. Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien. Call 630-887-8760.

4. Broadway Bonanza, 8 p.m. Saturday
Soprano Valerie Vinzant joins the DSO to perform favorites from musicals, such as “My Fair Lady,” “The Sound of Music,” “West Side Story” and more. Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. Call 630-778-1003. $12.

5. Pet Blessing Outdoor Service, 8:30 a.m. Sunday
Community members are invited to bring their pets and family members for a 30-minute outdoor service of prayer, blessing and readings. All animals are welcome. Attendees receive a photo of them with their pet, a pet blessing certificate and more. Hinsdale United Methodist Church, 945 S. Garfield Ave., Hinsdale. Call 630-325-1280.

6. 39th Annual La Grange Craft Show, 10 a.m. Sunday
This show features more than 175 tents exhibiting various arts and crafts. Food vendors are available on Harris Avenue, and refreshment stands are on La Grange Road. La Grange Park Village Hall, 447 N. Catherine Ave., La Grange Park.

7. Taste of Westmont, noon Sunday
Enjoy a variety of summer fair staples, such as booths with food and beer, headlining music acts, a craft show and kids’ activities. Downtown Westmont, 1 S. Cass Ave., Westmont.

8. Dulcimer and Folk Music Performance, 2 p.m. Sunday
The concert is presented by the South Suburban Dulcimer and the Folk Music Society. Graue Mill, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook. Call 630-655-2090.

9. Wine Glass Painting, 2 p.m. Sunday
Join this BYOB event to paint two wine glasses or a bottle and turn it into a candleholder with the help of a local artist. Bottle & Bottega, 1 W. Harris Ave., La Grange. Call 708-441-4300. $35.

10. ‘The Lego Movie’ in 3D, 3 p.m. Sunday
An ordinary Lego construction worker is recruited to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. 100 minutes. La Grange Park Public Library, 555 N. La Grange Road, La Grange Park. Call 708-352-0100.

To submit an event, visit pioneerlocal.suntimes.com/submit-content.

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