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5 THINGS TO DO | Attend a Virtual Author Event, See Leann Rimes LIVE, Enjoy Ladies' Night Out & More


January is here and it's time to start planning some fun in 2021! Start the New Year off with these unique things to do in safe, COVID-19 friendly venues. Remember to always wear your mask and maintain social distancing whenever possible. Enjoy!

1. Best Selling Author Jennifer L. Holm with Anderson’s Bookshop • Jan 15, 7pm

VIRTUAL EVENT–Join Anderson's Bookshops for a virtual event with bestselling author

Jennifer Holm to discuss her newest middle grade novel, The Lion of Mars! Blast off with New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor-winning Jennifer L. Holm's out-of-this-world new novel about a kid raised on Mars who learns that he can't be held back by the fears of the grown-ups around him. Mars may be a world far, far away, but in the hands of Jennifer L. Holm, beloved and bestselling author of The Fourteenth Goldfish, it can't help but feel like home.

2. Leann Rimes LIVE In Concert

February 5, 7pm • Genesee Theater

WAUKEGAN–Perhaps best known for her Country crossover success with hits like How Do I and Can't Fight The Moonlight, the songstress is hitting the road and bringing along her hit-filled catalogue. Having sold over 37 million albums internationally, the seasoned performer is still a forced to be reckoned with and her energy on stage is enough to have Country's young stars quaking in their boots.

3. Sidewalk Sale Downtown Glen Ellyn • Jan 14-17

GLEN ELLYN–Kick off the year with unbelievable savings while supporting Downtown Glen Ellyn boutiques. The Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn is very grateful for their sponsors – Pete’s Fresh Market, DuPage Medical Group, and The Penn French Property

4. Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour • Feb 5, 8pm

CHICAGO–Celebrating the recent breakthrough and rise of female comedians, the Ladies Night Out tour features a formidable ensemble of eight fierce females casting their comedy spell in venues across North America. Hosted by Real Housewives of Atlanta alumna Nene Leakes, the tour features the razor-sharp wit of former The View co-host Adele Givens, multi-talented media personality Sherri Sheperd, The Real regular Loni Love, Janelle James (recent opener for Chris Rock), TV actress Kim Whitley and up and comer Melanie Comarcho.

5. Free Home & Garden Show • Jan 16 & 17

OAKBROOK –The Home and Garden Show returns to the beautiful Drury Lane Theater and Event Center on January 16 & 17 for its largest event with free admission and free valet parking. The event planner has shows planned all year long in the following locations– Arlington Heights, Naperville, Tinley Park, Romeoville, St. Charles, Crystal Lake, Lake County, and North Shore.


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