C2E2, Smokeout and Northalsted Days

I Love the 90s Tour: Travel back in time with an outdoor concert featuring Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Rob Base, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc and Young MC. No seating is provided at the venue, but you’re welcome to bring your own. 7:30 pm Sunday at RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora; tickets $43 at 630-896-6666 and paramountaurora.com/riveredge

Vintage Days: Shop for reclaimed, upcycled and antique goods from more than 30 vendors at the annual bash, which also features a penny carnival, live music and a craft table. 10 am to 6 pm Saturday and 10 am to 5 pm Sunday at 145 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove; admission is free, more information at 847-634-0888 and longgrove.org

Windy City Smokeout: Catch performances from top country music stars including Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Sam Hunt and the Turnpike Troubadours at the event named festival of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. You can also try food from barbecue joints from Chicago and around the country, with a list of beers and ciders on tap. Through Sunday at United Center Parking Lot C at 1901 West Madison St.; tickets $45 and up (some dates sold out) at www.windycitysmokeout.com

C2E2: The Midwest’s largest pop culture convention provides the chance to meet and get autographs from actors and comic book creators including Rosario Dawson, Billy Dee Williams and WWE’s The Undertaker. The geeky bash also features cosplaying, a gaming area, a beer garden, family activities and panel discussions. 11 pm to 10 pm Friday, 11 pm to midnight Saturday and 11 pm to 6 pm Sunday at McCormick Place South, 2301 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; tickets $40-$50 at c2e2.com

Anime Magic!: The annual celebration of anime and Japanese culture features a cosplay contest, appearances by voice actors, panel discussions, an arcade, sake tasting, concerts, a drag show, karaoke and a manga library. 10 am to 4 am Friday and Saturday and 10 am to 5 pm Sunday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont; tickets $45-$55 at animemagic.org

Italian: Feast on Italian food and wine at the annual bash, which also features a meatball-eating contest, live music, kids activities and rides. Proceeds benefit the Amici Club. 5-10 pm Friday, noon to 10 pm Saturday and noon to 8 pm Sunday at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville; tickets $10 at starevents.com

Northalsted Market Days: About 100,000 people are expected to attend the 40th annual festival, where you’ll find more than 200 vendors and five stages hosting performers including singer-songwriter Anastacia, stand-up comedian Matteo Lane and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” finalist Ginger Minj. 11 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday on Halsted Street from Belmont Avenue to Addison Street; $15 suggested donation, more information at northalsted.com

Coheed and Cambria: The progressive rock band tours to promote their new album “Vaxis — Act II: A Window of the Waking Mind.” Chicago rockers Alkaline Trio and pop musician Mothica open the show. 6:30 pm Saturday at Radius, 640 W. Cermak Road; tickets $55 at 312-767-1355 and coheedandcambria.com

Rob Zombie: The horror-loving musician and filmmaker behind “Dragula” and the upcoming “The Munsters” film performs along with his brother’s band Powerman 5000 and fellow metal acts Mudvayne and Static-X during the “Freaks on Parade” tour. 6 pm Friday at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park; tickets start at $25 at robzombie.com

Bronzeville Neighborhood Jazz Festival: Local musicians Julia Huff, Reggie Foster, Smooth Willie Fultz and Audley Reed performing at a celebration of the neighborhood’s musical history. You’ll also find food trucks and other vendors. Noon to 8 pm Saturday on Martin Luther King Drive from 37th to 39th streets; admission is free, register at eventbrite.com

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