Includes plays, films, festivals, art exhibits and receptions, concerts, dance shows and more. Deadline is two weeks
Under the Big Top at Maryville Academy: 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, Maryville Academy, 1150 N. River Road, Des Plaines. Trapeze artists, clowns, horses, dogs, more. Adults $20; children younger than 12 $15 at the gate; free for toddlers 3 and younger. (847) 294-1982 or maryvilleacademy.org.
Palatine outdoor movie night: Dusk, Sunday, Aug. 23, downtown Palatine on the side of the Harris Bank building, 50 N. Brockway. The animated movie "Kung Fu Panda" will be shown. Free. (847) 329-7200 or palatinechamber.com.
Summer concert: 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, Our Lady of the Brook Catholic Church, 3700 Dundee Road, Northbrook. Sopranos Jessica Koch and Lisa Maatouk-Blackwelder present classical music for sopranos. Refreshments served. (847) 272-5686 or olbparish.org. …