There's vinyl, there's wine, there's music and more for your weekend plans

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By Maria Murzyn

Fun, free and inexpensive events blogger

On Saturday, 4/20 from 9am - 5pm, come to "Record Store Day".  It'sbeing celebrated at Oak Park's Val's halla, on Harrison St. in the Oak Park Arts District which runs from Ridgeland to Austin, all along Harrison.  Be part of the coast-to-coast celebration at this vinyl mecca.  You'll hear live music, with fun
for everyone, and get deep discounts. Details at at www.oakparkartsdistrict.com .

Also on , Saturday, 4/20 from 10am - 3pm, it's "A Mediterranean Spring in River Forest",an historic house walk sponsored by the Oak Park & River Forest Historical Society. You'll tour 5 exotic, European homes. Featured is the J. Butler House built in 1925. Tickets at www.oprfhistory.org and 708-848-6755.

On Saturday, from 1pm - 5pm, you can "Wine Walk & Shop" on Madison Street in Forest Park. Get details at 708-366-2543 and Famous Liquors at 7714 Madison St. Must be 21.

At at 7:30, come to "Poetry Wheel".  It's the theme for Unity Temple's 3rd Saturday Coffeehouse held at 875 Lake St. in Oak Park. All acoustic and donations are suggested. www.untiytemple.org for more.

On to things for you to do on Sunday, 4/21 at 2pm, "Homage to William Inge" is performed by the Free
Readers Ensemble at the Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest in Oak Park. See, scenes from "Bus
Stop", "Picnic" and more. Free Event. For more info, www.freereaders.com .

Also, on Sunday, 4/21 at 4pm, "American Songbook" is performed by Chicago a capella at Pilgrim Church, 460 Lake St. in Oak Park. Tickets at www.chicagoacappella.org .

More music at 4pm,  "Strauss and Rachmaninov" by the Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest at Dominican University, 7900 W. Division in River Forest. www.dom.edu/pac for tickets.

Contact:
Email: mmurzyn@wjinc.com

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