WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN: The acclaimed Winnetka Antiques Show opens today for its 40th year running. More than 50 antiques dealers from the U.S. and Europe will set up shop at the Winnetka Community House for the weekend. A booth chat on 18th and 19th century silver takes place at 2PM. 10AM-7PM, $15 for a three-day pass.
SHAMROCKIN' CINEMA: Help kick off the 10th annual Chicago Irish Film Festival at the opening bash tonight. On tap are an open bar, buffet, live Celtic soul music from former members of The Ploughman's Lunch and artwork for sale by the band's Karl Mullen. Three award-winning short films will be screened at 8:30PM, including "New Boy," "Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty" and "The Door." At the Beverly Arts Center, 7PM, $30.
SPRING AWAKENING: See singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (he of "Barely Breathing" fame) at the Morse Theatre tonight. Sheik is enjoying renewed attention thanks to his acclaimed play "Spring Awakening," which will come to Chicago this summer. 8PM, $30-$35.