Looking for ideas for your next home improvement project? The Lake County Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo runs Saturday and Sunday at the Lake County Fairgrounds, where visitors can connect with hundreds of experts ready to lend a hand with kitchen, bath, flooring, roofing, landscaping and other desired improvements. Admission is free.
If you’ve ever wanted to hone your floral arranging skills, head to Sunset Foods in Lake Forest Saturday afternoon for its fall floral workshop. Registration is required, so be sure to sign up now.
Athletes are invited to participate in Precision Multisport’s first-ever North Shore triathlon Sunday. The event will take competitors through Wilmette, Kenilworth and Winnetka. Registration is $135.
If you’d rather curl up with a good book than pound the pavement, be sure to swing by the Lake Forest Library’s annual book sale, which runs all weekend. More than 100,000 books, movies, CDs and other materials are marked at bargain prices.
Those who are up for a mini road trip can find weekend entertainment in Chicago at Midway Airport’s 5K race, the Pilsen art gallery and the annual World Music Festival.
For more weekend events or to post your own, visit Patch’s Events page.