Hear some sounds of the season, meet Santa Claus himself and more in our top five picks of things to do around Buffalo Grove this weekend. For a complete listing of events, visit buffalogrove.suntimes.com/calendar.
1. Family Friendly Movie: 'Monsters University,' 7 p.m. Friday
A screening of the animated comedy about Mike and Sulley's relationship when they attended Monsters University. 104 minutes. Tickets are required and will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the event. Indian Trails Library, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Call 847-459-4100. Free.
2. Lira Singers: Holiday Concert, 8 p.m. Friday
The group performs renditions of beloved Polish and American carols. Registration required. The Garlands of Barrington, 1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington. Call 847-304-1996. Free.
3. Holiday Happenings: Santa Visits, 11 a.m. Saturday
Stop by Brilliant Sky Toys and Books between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to visit with Santa. Deer Park Town Center, 20530 N. Rand Road, Deer Park. Call 847-726-7755. Free.
4. Buffalo Grove Encore! Singers 'Holiday Harmonies' Concert, 2 p.m. Sunday
The program features holiday classics and seasonal cheer. Register online or by phone. Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. Call 847-634-3650.
5. Chicago Bronze English Handbell Choir, 3 p.m. Sunday
Chicago Bronze returns for their annual holiday concert featuring sacred, secular, classical, jazz and old favorites. Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. Call 847-438-3433. Free.