Rodger Bechtold, Maple Shade

Rodger Bechtold, Maple Shade, oil on canvas, 40 x 46 in. (Image courtesy of Anne Loucks Gallery.)

If you’re hosting family and friends for Christmas this year, or just want to get out of the house, these events around the Chicago area will keep you entertained after the holiday.

“SHE, Streisand and ME, Monet”

“SHE, Streisand and ME, Monet”

Image courtesy of Skokie Theatre.

Dec. 26

Critically acclaimed Barbra Streisand impersonator Michelle Monet will pay tribute to Babs with “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” “The Way We Were,” “Hello Dolly” and more before sharing her own original songs and memories.

“Guys & Dolls”

"Guys and Dolls" at Light Opera Works

“Guys and Dolls” at Light Opera Works (Photo by Rich Foreman.)

Begins Dec. 26

Light Opera Works’ latest production opens just in time for post-holidays relaxing.

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Image courtesy of the museum.

Dec. 26-27

Stop by the Mitchell Museum for weekend kids crafts on Saturday and Sunday, or a guided tour on Saturday. Fashionistas should visit the Native Haute Couture exhibit before it closes in January.

Northwestern vs. Loyola (Maryland)

Dec. 27

Catch the Northwestern men’s basketball team in action during their final home nonconference game of the season.

Rodger Bechtold and Marshall Noice: “Field Notes”

Rodger Bechtold, Barn in Poppy Red

Rodger Bechtold, Barn in Poppy Red, oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in. (Image courtesy of Anne Loucks Gallery.)

Through Feb. 12

Brighten this winter weekend with a visit to Anne Loucks Gallery. The latest exhibition is filled with energy and color.

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