Juneteenth Celebration: Head to Washington Park on Wednesday to celebrate Juneteenth at the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center. It’s a packed line-up of events, including exhibits, blues and R&B music, a farmer’s market, yoga, rollerskating, a petting zoo and horseback riding. 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. June 19 at the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center, 740 E. 56th Place; more information at

“A Little Night Music”: Stephen Sondheim enthusiasts take note. A solid production of “A Little Night Music” is now underway in Evanston, featuring “Send in the Clowns” and many more musical pleasures deemed “transfixing” in the Tribune’s recent review. Through July 14 at Theo Ubique Theatre, 721 Howard St., Evanston; tickets $44-$92 at

Artists of the Wall Festival: Watch as community artists paint 160 murals on a 600-foot sea wall that doubles as a bench along Lake Michigan. It’s been a Rogers Park tradition for 31 years, one that has expanded to include music, food, a kid’s art tent and other activities. June 15-16 on Pratt Beach, Farwell Avenue at Lake Michigan; free, more information at

“Blippi Live”: The beloved children’s entertainer rolls into Rosemont with his Wonderful World Tour, featuring Meekah. The show will explore why cities are special and, of course, will feature plenty of trucks. 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. June 15 at Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont; tickets $25-$65 at

Craft Brews at Lincoln Park Zoo: Spend your Saturday night sipping and strolling through Lincoln Park Zoo. More than 100 craft beers and ciders will be available as well as food trucks, yard games and live music. Tickets include 20 3-ounce pours as well as a souvenir glass. 6-10 p.m. June 15 at the Lincoln Park Zoo; tickets (ages 21+) $55-$65 at

Baby Queen: Arabella Latham — the South African-by-way-of-London alt-pop singer — brings her Rule Summer tour to Lincoln Hall. Meg Smith opens. 7 p.m. June 15 at Lincoln Hall, 2424 Lincoln Ave.; tickets (ages 18+) $25 at

YWCA 25th Annual Race Against Hate: Thousands of runners will gather to run and walk in memory of Ricky Byrdsong, a 43-year-old former Northwestern basketball coach who was killed in Skokie during a white supremacist’s shooting spree in 1999. The race features a 10k run, 5k run/walk, and mile and half-mile courses for children. The fundraiser supports YWCA racial equity and violence prevention programs. 7:30 a.m. June 16 at Floyd Long Park Field, 2436 Sheridan Road, Evanston; more information at

Chicago Mexican Folk Fest: Treat yourself to an afternoon of culture at the Fest, an event that brings several Mexican folkloric dance groups together in Pilsen. 4 p.m. June 16 at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St.; tickets $18 at

Joffrey for All: Featuring Christopher Wheeldon’s “Carousel: A Dance” and Justin Peck’s “The Times Are Racing,” the Joffrey Ballet will offer a free performance in Millennium Park on June 16. Arrive early for free movement classes on the Great Lawn. 4:15 p.m. for the class and 5:30 p.m. for the performance in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St.; register for free tickets at

Summer Smash: This summer’s headliners for the three-day festival of hip hop include Travis Scott (Friday), Playboi Carti (Saturday) and Chief Keef (Sunday). Scott’s opening night set will be a first-time collaboration with his Cactus Jack record label including Don Tolliver and Sheck Wes. Lyrical Lemonade Sumer Smash, presented by SPKRBX, is again at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, also the site of Riot Fest later this summer. June 14-16 at SeatGeek Stadium, 7000 S. Harlem Ave., Bridgeview; tickets and more information at

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