6 p.m. Nov. 11, Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake
A 21st annual fundraiser to support McHenry County’s longest-serving veterans nonprofit organization. The evening includes a cocktail hour, wine pull, dinner, dancing, auctions, raffles and more. Enjoy the music of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin and others with a performance by John Ludy Puleo (above). Guest speaker will be retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Ryan Yantis, a Crystal Lake veteran and 9/11 survivor. Tickets: $90. Registration and information: 815-679-6667 or www.tlsveterans.org/tls-events.