FRIDAY, January 27
New Beer Friday
Grand Cru Wine Merchants, 840 S Waukegan Rd.
Join Grand Cru Wine Merchants for their monthly “New Beer Friday” tasting. They’ll be handing out new beer arrivals from around the world. The tasting is free of charge.
SATURDAY, January 28
LFBA’s 2012 Casino Royale
Lake Forest Club, 554 N Westmoreland Rd.
Join friends and parents of the Lake Forest Baseball Association (LFBA) as they present “Casino Royale”, the organization’s annual fundraiser on Saturday, January 28, at the Lake Forest Club. The adults-only celebration will feature casino roulette, craps, and blackjack, as well as food stations and complimentary beer and wine. Each guest will be provided with an amount of “gambling money” with an option to buy more “money” if they’d like. Every winner will then be able to turn in their “money” for raffle tickets, resulting in great prizes. Pull up a chair and help raise funds for the LFBA, an organization teaching its players hard work, teamwork, discipline, and good sportsmanship. To purchase tickets, visit lfba.net.
SUNDAY, January 29
Highlights of the Art Institute of Chicago
Lake Bluff Library, 123 E Scranton Ave.
2 to 3:00 p.m.
This slide lecture takes an in depth look at the “greatest hits” of the collections of The Art Institute of Chicago. Art historian and Professor Jeff Mishur from Art Excursions discusses paintings and other pieces by artists such as Hopper, Wood, Cassatt, Monet, Renoir, Morisot, Caillebotte and Picasso.