Diversions: 4 picks for July 26-Aug. 2
Updated: July 26, 2012 1:59PM
1. West Suburban Symphony Orchestra will present “Heroes” at 8 p.m. July 28 as part of the Summer Symphony Series at Cantigny Park, 1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. Maestro Peter Lipari will conduct a selection of music inspired by heroes, both real and legendary. The themed musical event takes place on the lawn outside the First Division Museum; bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Tickets are $12 in advance; $18 the day of show. Children under 8 will be admitted free, and parking is complimentary for ticket holders. Visit www.cantigny.org or call (630) 260-8162.
2. “The Drawer Boy” will be presented by the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble at 8 p.m. July 26-28 and 2 p.m. July 29 at the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Two Canadian farmers living in self-imposed isolation have their lives thrown into confusion by a young actor. Tickets are $29-$33. Call (630) 942-4000 or visit www.atthemac.org.
3. Local author Robert Rodriguez signs Revolver: How the Beatles Reimagined Rock ’n’ Roll at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. For information, call (630) 355-2665 or visit www.andersonsbookshop.com.
4. Naper Nights concert series, 5-10 p.m. July 27-28 at Naper Settlement outdoor history museum, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Led Zeppelin tribute band Kashmir performs on Friday, with Kimi Hayes opening. Tickets are $10; $5 youth ages 4-12. Buckwheat Zydeco plays Creole party music on Saturday, with opening act Ska To Catch ’Em. Tickets are $15; $10 youth ages 4-12. Admission is free for Naperville Heritage Society members. No outside food or beverages are allowed. Visit www.napersettlement.museum.