Tickets & Events in McHenry


Great Lakes Steelpan Festival at Hannah Beardsley Middle School on Saturday, April 11 at 9 a.m. (Up to 54% Off)

Great Lakes Steelpan Festival

Hannah Beardsley Middle School

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Steelpan novices and experts alike can hone skills, play with fellow enthusiasts, and spend the day listening to the breezy instruments

$54.74 $25

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Chingy at Durty Nellie's on March 11 at 10 p.m. (Up to 59% Off)

Chingy

Durty Nellie's

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St. Louis rapper behind “Right Thurr” and “Holidae In” taps into a new spiritual outlook for his latest collection of feel-good tunes

$18.38 $10

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Two-Hour Movie-Screen Video Gaming Session at Buffalo Grove Theater (51% Off)

Buffalo Grove Theater

Buffalo Grove IL

Bring up to 20 friends to play Xbox, Nintendo Wii, or PlayStation games on one of the theater’s movie screens

$120 $59

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Adnan Sami Live In Concert at Sears Centre Arena on Friday, March 27, at 8 p.m. (Up to 30% Off)

Adnan Sami

Sears Centre Arena

Fleet-fingered, award-winning pianist and singer blends classical Indian and Western music with jazz and pop during an intimate live show

$40 $28

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$5 for One Movie Ticket at Star Cinema Grill (Up to $10.50 Value)

Star Cinema Grill

Star Cinema Grill Arlington Heights

Servers at dine-in theaters deliver optional, freshly prepared menu items as guests enjoy first-run releases

$10.50 $5

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Improv-Comedy Show with Popcorn Through July 31 (Up to 50% Off)

Laugh Out Loud

Laugh Out Loud Theater

Improvisers can perform shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$22 $11

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Movie with Popcorn for Two, Four, or Eight at Plaza Theater (Up to 47% Off)

Plaza Theater

Plaza Theater

First-run films screen from digital projectors as audiences enjoy traditional concessions

$25.50 $16

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The Dancing Horses Theatre Show with Backstage Pass Through March 31 (Up to 52% Off)

The Dancing Horses Theatre

The Dancing Horses Theatre

Equestrians and various horse breeds do a Vegas-style performance; backstage pass includes horse-training info and equine meet-and-greets

$37.50 $18

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One Night of Queen at Rosemont Theatre on March 15 (Up to 40% Off)

One Night of Queen, The Music of Abba, or The Rat Pack Is Back

Rosemont Theatre

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An uncannily accurate Freddie Mercury impersonator leads an evening of Queen hits

$57.95 $34.50

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$13 for Movie and Popcorn for Two at Cascade Drive-In ($24.50 Value)

Cascade Drive-in

Cascade Drive-In

The double features of first-run flicks pair with the audio from an FM station or in-car speakers as attendees dig into the popcorn

$24.50 $13

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$5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to $10.50 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

Wheaton

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.50 $5

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

$60 $29

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Barb City on Tap at NIU Convocation Center on Saturday, March 28, at 2:30 p.m. (Up to 26% Off)

Barb City On Tap

NIU Convocation Center

Sample more than 100 new and limited craft beers from dozens of American breweries while rocking out to live music

$37.75 $28

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New releases get an old-fashioned treatment at McHenry Outdoor Theater, a 1950s-style drive-in screening two back-to-back movies every night. With a special focus on family films, the starlit screen shines across comforts including a concession stand vending burgers, brats, pizza, and hot dogs, and a dog-friendly policy to ensure everyone has someone cuddly to grab during the scary parts. While the story unfolds on screen, the theater pumps the sound through complimentary radios, and approximately half the viewing spots are equipped with vintage speakers that complete the timeless slice of Americana. Besides new releases, which are regularly updated every two weeks, the theater might show anything from golden oldies to alternative comedies to classic blockbusters.
1510 Chapel Hill Rd
McHenry,
IL
US
Rockstock IV, sponsored by Rock 108 FM, merges with the 2011 Carnival of Madness to showcase 11 hard-hitting rock bands, punching ears and lifting spirits in a long night of rousing performances sprawled across two stages. Headlining the festivities, platinum-selling Vancouver quartet Theory of A Deadman exhorts raucous anthems such as "Bad Girlfriend" and "Hate My Life," whose wrathful riffage, tongue-through-cheek humor, and cathartic lyrics keep Eeyore from pouting himself to death. Filling the carnival’s roster of head-banging roustabouts, Alter Bridge shreds blocks of euphonic metal over moats of chugging guitars and petulant double-bass kick pedals, and Black Stone Cherry narrates southern Gothic stories with guitars forged from Tom Petty’s femur. Concluding the cluster of combustible rock 'n' roll, Adelitas Way scores unflinching tales of perseverance with hardcore and classic influences, and Emphatic unleashes chugging sonnets. Keeping both stages of Rockstock IV equipped with jackhammer melodies, a sextet of head-bangers, including Nonpoint, Pop Evil, and Bobaflex, also appears to bludgeon the remaining sunlight out of the day.
2305 Lance Dr
Twin Lakes,
WI
US
At Xtreme Wheels Roller Skating & Family Fun Center's 30,000 sq. ft. facility, the rental center stocks skates as tiny as a toddler size 7. Here, skaters of all ages are welcome to take a turn on the rink. This is no big surprise, given the history of the father-daughter team who runs the rink. Dean Hohl has more than three decades of rink management under his belt, while his daughter Kimi started toddling on wheels as soon as she could walk. They welcome families to make skating a part of their history on the rink's 17,000 sq. foot wooden floor during a variety of often themed open-skate sessions. They often host birthday parties in a fun family atmosphere in one of their five party rooms. During Kids Celebration Skate, parents get even the smallest members of the brood in on the fun by pushing their strollers around the rink, and packs can dress up for the Halloween costume contest or skate off excess caloric intakes at the Skate Your Turkey Off Thanksgiving event. To refuel after a day on the rink, skaters break at the concession stand to snack on pizza, pretzels, and hot dogs.
691 Virginia Road
Crystal Lake,
IL
US
Organizing meet-and-greets with professional athletes, Sideline Marketing helps connect superstars with charities, major fans, and handwriting enthusiasts. Representing players with the NFL, the NHL, and the NBA alike, the agency has worked with such stars as Bo Jackson, Patrick Kane, Joakim Noah, and Kellen Davis. Through Sideline, these athletes?along with dozens more?have delivered inspiring speeches, sat for group photographs, and offered up their John Hancocks at memorabilia signings.
3309 Route 31
Crystal Lake,
IL
US
Formed by a group of Judson University playmakers more than a decade ago, GreenRoom Productions delights showgoers with full seasons of musicals, plays, improv, and original sketch comedy. GreenRoom's signature 90-minute Unscripted Improv Show employs its side-splitters to mine the audience for laugh-affirming anecdotes before transforming them into hilarious, family-friendly narratives devoid of plodding preshow speeches from scarf-ensconced authors. Each improv show boasts competing teams, improvised songs, and audience participation for those foolish enough to look performers in the eyes. Live music soundtracks the evening and patrons can fill laugh lairs with vittles and drinks from the on-site concession stand.
12015 Mill Street
Huntley,
IL
US
An after-school-arts -education program for youngsters aged 4–18, CYT Chicago culminates each of its three yearly sessions with a host of musical productions. This October–December, CYT will be hosting the following classical productions throughout the area:
13719 Harmony Road
Huntley,
IL
US
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