ANNIE MOSES BAND
WHERE: McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6
COST AND INFO: $45; atthemac.org
ABOUT: Straight from Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry, the Annie Moses Band, a PBS favorite, has built a dedicated following for its classical-crossover style. Known for virtuosic string playing, eclectic vocals and stylistically diverse arrangements, the musicians include classical, Americana, progressive folk and jazz influences. Young and old, classical connoisseurs and roots enthusiasts, jazz aficionados and bluegrass buffs enjoy the band's technical skill and showmanship.
GREATEST FERRET SHOW ON EARTH
WHERE: DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 6
COST AND INFO: Adults $7, children $3; gfsoe.weebly.com
ABOUT: The Greatest Ferret Show on Earth is the Chicago area’s largest ferret fundraiser. All proceeds go to homeless ferrets under the care of the Greater Chicago Ferret Association. Take part in a raffle featuring prizes including jewelry, pet accessories and pet products. Prized ferrets will be shown and judged for their coats, demeanor and overall health. More than 30 vendors will attend, including businesses specializing in small animals, as well as pet supplies and other wares.