The Shermer Club: A John Hughes Fest
$19.85 – $350
The Shermer Club: A John Hughes Fest

The Shermer Club: A John Hughes Fest

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Gorton Community Center

400 E. Illinois Rd.

Lake Forest, IL 60045

View Map

Event description

Description

Coming away from the huge viral success of FERRIS FEST, on June 22-25, 2017 we're heading back to Chicago for an immersive movie location event in appreciation of John Hughes 1980's teen films:

SIXTEEN CANDLES
THE BREAKFAST CLUB
FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF
PRETTY IN PINK
SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
and we'll even throw in a little
WEIRD SCIENCE!
Evening and matinee Q&A movie screenings with cast members in attendance at the John & Nancy Hughes Theater in Lake Forest, IL, a bus tour of many of the filming locations, including many actor scene re-creations at those spots, and some exciting surprises!

Full 4-day event, individual day, and matinee tickets available.

Guests currently confirmed:
Andrew McCarthy - "Blane McDonough", PRETTY IN PINK
Lea Thompson - "Amanda Jones", SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
Ilan Mitchell-Smith - "Wyatt Donnelly", WEIRD SCIENCE
Howard Deutch - director of PRETTY IN PINK and SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
Craig Sheffer - "Hardy Jenns", SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
John Kapelos - "Carl", THE BREAKFAST CLUB and "Rudy Ryszczyk", SIXTEEN CANDLES
Cindy Pickett - "Katie Bueller", FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF
(Lea Thompson and Howard Deutch schedule permitting)

On Thursday, June 22, an opening night John Hughes-themed concert will feature Chicago-based 80's cover band, Sixteen Candles, followed by UK band, Blue Room, whose songs were selected by John Hughes for the soundtracks of several of his films, including FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF ("I'm Afraid"), SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL ("Cry Like This"), and PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES ("Everytime You Go Away").

PLEASE NOTE: this concert is available as part of the full 4-day event and Thursday individual day tickets, which will contain VIP extras (to be announced soon). Specially-priced concert only tickets are non-VIP.
For more information and a full description of what tickets include, please visit the SCHEDULE page on our website: www.theshermerclub.com
Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Gorton Community Center

400 E. Illinois Rd.

Lake Forest, IL 60045

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved