Looking for something to do this week? We have suggestions ranging from a chamber music concert, wine dinner and archery classes to golf in the snow countered by a fiery Latin concert.
WHERE: 4100 Route 53, Lisle
WHEN: 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5
COST & INFO: $24 for Morton Arboretum members, $29 for nonmembers, including admission; mortonarb.org, 630-725-20666
ABOUT: The chamber music series at The Morton Arboretum presents Second City Musick, an ensemble of viols based in Chicago that specializes in 16th- to 18th-century consort music. And before the holidays disappear around the bend, you can view the Enchanted Railroad until Jan. 6. Keeping the youngest train enthusiasts in mind, the model train display is designed to be seen easily from 2 feet off the ground. There are two levels of traveling trains around the Enchantment Tree. The LGB Model Railroad Club designs, installs and runs the exhibit.
CHILI GOLF OPEN
WHERE: Twin Lakes Golf Club, 400 W. 59th St., Westmont
WHEN: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11
COST & INFO: $35 per golfer; register at 630-852-7167, www.wpd4fun.org
ABOUT: Snow on the ground doesn’t mean diehard golfers can’t enjoy a round of play at the Twin Lakes Golf Club. Dress warmly and grab your clubs for the Westmont Park District’s Chili Open Golf Outing. There are specific rules for this unique round for ages 16 and older. Admission includes prizes, snow golf balls, hot dogs, chili and beverage. Call ahead to reserve a spot as an individual or foursome. Tee times may be requested, but are not guaranteed.
WHERE: Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook
WHEN: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7
COST & INFO: Free; 630-933-7248, www.dupageforest.org
ABOUT: A free class in the sport of archery will be taught at the Mayslake Peabody Estate. Learn the basics of archery with a skilled instructor at one of the DuPage County Forest Preserve District’s registered national historic landmarks. All equipment will be provided, and participants must be 18 or older. The district offers varied archery programs for all ages, including a lesson for ages 7 and older at Mayslake on Sunday morning, Jan. 5.
WHERE: Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Ave., Downers Grove
WHEN: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5
COST & INFO: Free; 630-960-1200, www.downersgrovelibrary.org
ABOUT: Liven up your Sunday afternoon routine with Suenos Latin-Jazz Quartet, presented by the Downers Grove Public Library. The group plays Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, flamenco and other Latin genre. The talented artists have a large following, so early registration is recommended to secure a seat for this installment of the Sunday Afternoon Concert series designed for teens and adults.
WHERE: Pinstripes, 7 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook
WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17
COST & INFO: $60; early reservations recommended at 630-575-8700, www.pinstripes.com
ABOUT: Pinstripes locations will play host to a William Hill Estate Winery dinner. Wine experts and novices alike are invited to savor a taste of Napa Valley, featuring a four-course menu by Chef Cesar Gutierrez paired with the William Hill collection. A wine ambassador will discuss the evening’s pairings and profiles. For his menu, the chef has selected winter flavors and West Coast-inspired ingredients. Seating is limited, with early reservations suggested.