ANDREW COLLINS TRIO
WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday, June 8
WHERE: Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St., Sandwich
COST & INFO: Tickets are $18 to $20 for adults and $10 for children. Andrew Collins is a five-time JUNO (Canada's Grammy) nominee and seven-time Canadian Folk Music Award winning mando-maestro. Carved with attention to detail in their musical workshop, the Andrew Collins Trio seamlessly joins modernism with tradition, fusing classical to bluegrass, folk with jazz, swing with Celtic – for a rare veneer. For information, call 815-786-2555 or visit sandwichoperahouse.org.
LIMELIGHT THEATRE PRESENTS 'COMANCHERIA'
WHEN: 7 p.m. June 6-9
WHERE: Bednarcik Junior High, 3025 Heggs Road, Oswego
COST & INFO: Pre-sale tickets are $8 for adults; $6 for students/seniors. At the door, tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students/seniors. Something wicked this way comes in the Limelight premiere of this drama about a college professor’s growing fear and paranoia, which takes an increasing toll on her family, friends and colleagues. As the professor becomes more isolated, she begins a search for answers in unconventional places. Rated PG-13 for intense content and the use of prop weapons. For information or to purchase tickets, visit limelighttheatrecompany.org.
WHEN: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 10
WHERE: Montgomery and Countryside Fire Protection District Station 1, 198 S. Railroad St., Montgomery
COST & INFO: Cost is $5 for adults and children under the age of 5 eat free. Montgomery and Countryside Fire Protection District firefighters host their 12th annual pancake breakfast. Everyone is invited to attend.
DOWNTOWN AURORA MAGIC
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 9
WHERE: Downtown Aurora
COST & INFO: Tickets are $15. Downtown Aurora Magic is a unique celebration of all things magic. Started in early 2017 (under a different name), Downtown Aurora Magic is a celebration of wizardry that supports local nonprofit organizations. Proceeds from the 2018 event will be shared among a number of local organizations, including Mutual Ground, Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry, Simply Destinee, Aurora Children's Dental Service and Rover Rescue. There will be classes, games, contests, vendors and more. In addition to ticketed activities, several downtown Aurora businesses and museums will host magic-themed activities throughout the weekend. For information, visit downtownauroramagic.org.