Thursday, Nov. 20: In starting to tell her own story of life in a plus size, playwright and actress Keri Marcouillier came across other women struggling with weight issues. Marcouillier weaves all the stories together in her one-woman show At Large-and she does so in the style of The Vagina Monologues. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. A Q&A with the playwright follows each performance. Tickets are $20. In the Blackbox Theater at Village Players Performing Arts Center, 1010 W. Madison in Oak Park. 866-764-1010, www.village-players.org

Saturday, Nov. 22: Yes, it’s possible to see the Oak Park Farmers Market Band after the market closes. Soak in the bluegrass and don’t sweat the doughnuts this Saturday morning ’cause there’ll be plenty of coffee. The band plays Buzz Café from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. 905 S. Lombard, at Harrison in Oak Park. 708-660-0894, www.thebuzzcafe.com

Saturday, Nov. 22: A wood-burning oven isn’t only for pizza. That’s the first lesson in Chef Gaetano DiBenedetto’s Saturday-morning class this month. From 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., get more insights-and sips of suggested wines. $60. To reserve at spot, call 708-366-4010. Gaetano’s is at 7636 W. Madison in Forest Park. www.gaetanos.us

Sunday, Nov. 23: An act in a chamber series that packs YouTube appeal-with the Project, that’s what you’re getting at a 3 p.m. concert at Dominican University’s Performing Arts Center. The artists in the trio are Greg Pattillo on flute, Eric Stephenson on cello and Peter Seymour on double bass. Pattillo’s beatbox flute rates 20 million hits on YouTube. The trio adds original tunes to its signature mix of jazz and the classics. At Lund Auditorium, 7900 W. Division, in River Forest. 708-488-5000, www.dom.edu/pac

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