Diversions: 4 picks for the coming week
Updated: May 31, 2012 11:19AM
1. “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” presented by Wheaton Drama through June 17 at Playhouse 111, 111 N. Hale St., downtown Wheaton. When brash con man Freddy decides to set up shop on the French Riviera, he clashes with the town’s established con, the polished and suave Lawrence. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $18 for Thursday performances; $21 for Friday through Sunday. Visit www.wheatondrama.org.
2. Spirito! Singers present “Amazing Grace” at 7 p.m. June 2 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst. Tickets are $20. Call (877) 8WE-SING or visit www.spiritosingers.org.
3. Cheryl Najafi discusses and signs You’re So Invited: Panic Less, Play More, and Get Your Party On! from 7-9 p.m. June 1 at Barbara’s Bookstore, 810 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge. Call (630) 920-1500 or visit www.barbarasbookstore.com.
4. Flagg Creek Heritage Society Museum, 7425 S. Wolf Road, Burr Ridge, and the Robert Vial House, 7375 S. Wolf Road, Burr Ridge, will open two new exhibits from 2-4 p.m. June 3. The Heritage Society Museum will exhibit “Post-War and Mid-Century Modern Home Life,” featuring a period den with furnishings, carpet and fabrics. Visitors to the Robert Vial House will view “The Fabulous Fifties,” an exhibit of 1950s fashions for women and men, and will be welcomed by a reception offering “mocktails” and finger foods of the period. The displays will run through the summer months. Flagg Creek Heritage Society Museum is open from 2-4 p.m. the first Sunday of the month. The Vial House is open from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Call (708) 839-9616.