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Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, Feb. 7-9

<p>Image by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhartford/115802148/" target="_blank">Michael Hartford</a>, Flickr</p>

Image by Michael Hartford, Flickr

Enjoy the season that seems as if it will never end with outdoor activities, a nature hike, ice sculptures and more in our top picks of things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend. For a complete listing of events, visit burrridge.suntimes.com/calendar.

 

1. Abracadabra, 5 p.m. Friday

Open to children and tweens ages 5-12, this class offers instruction in magic tricks with ropes, cards, coins, mind reading and more. Each participant receives a personal magic kit to take home. Clarendon Hills Park District Community Center, 315 W. Chicago Ave., Clarendon Hills. Call 630-323-2626. $23-$29.

 

2. Ice Festival: Going for the Gold Downtown Downers Grove, 5:30 p.m. Friday

More than 40 unique ice sculptures will line the streets of downtown. Watch a live carving demonstration under the lights on Friday evening at 5:30 p.m. The fun will continue Saturday and Sunday with live ice carving demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, Radio Disney Chicago, a Ronald McDonald magic show, pancake breakfast, a special movie at Tivoli Theatre, shopping and dining. Downtown Downers Grove, Main and Curtiss Streets, Downers Grove. Call 630-725-0991. Free.

 

3. 'Rough Crossing,' 8 p.m. Friday

First Folio Theatre presents its rendition of Tom Stoppard's comedic production about two playwrights who struggle to finish their musical while abroad a cruise ship. Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. Call 630-206-9566. $22-$37.

 

4. Frosty's Winter Play Date, noon Sunday

Meet Frosty the Snowman at this afternoon of fun outdoor activities. There will be activity stations and a nature hike, snowshoes and more. Free Spirit Sled Demo Team will demonstrate the world of mushing and will offer information about Free Spirit Siberian Rescue organization and accept donations to help orphaned huskies find new homes. Lake View Nature Center, 17W063 Hodges Road, Oakbrook Terrace. Call 630-941-8747. Free.

 

5. Village Voices Joins Plymouth Place Chorus in Concert, 2:30 p.m. Sunday

Village Voices performs music from stage and screen, the folk genre, patriotic tunes, gospels and spirituals, vocal jazz and some light rock. Various instruments and soloists are added on many of the selections. Plymouth Place, 315 N. La Grange Road, La Grange Park. Call 708-354-0340. Free.

 

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