Photo gallery of the week in pictures for September 19-25, 2022.


Virtual Reality has nothing on the reality of the Photo Gallery of the Week in Pictures from September 19-25, 2022.


Elmhurst resident David Gerfen uses a 3D virtual reality device for stroke rehabilitation at Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton.

Elmhurst resident David Gerfen uses a 3D virtual reality device for stroke rehabilitation at Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton.

Paul Valade | Staff photographer


Gina Shilts, of Bennett Academy, hits during the East Suburban Catholic Girls' Golf Championship on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Highland Woods Golf Course in Hoffman Estates.

Gina Shilts, of Bennett Academy, hits during the East Suburban Catholic Girls’ Golf Championship on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Highland Woods Golf Course in Hoffman Estates.

Brian Hill | Staff photographer


Isabel Kotrovitz descends from the new climbing wall during the Bernard Wenger GCC 25th Anniversary Celebration in Northbrook on Wednesday.

Isabel Kotrovitz descends from the new climbing wall during the Bernard Wenger GCC 25th Anniversary Celebration in Northbrook on Wednesday.

Joe Lenard | Staff photographer


Mark Grossman hands Kona Ice to Olivia Skolnick, 7, of Highland Park during the Bernard Wenger GCC 25th Anniversary Celebration in Northbrook on Wednesday.

Mark Grossman hands Kona Ice to Olivia Skolnick, 7, of Highland Park during the Bernard Wenger GCC 25th Anniversary Celebration in Northbrook on Wednesday.

Joe Lenard | Staff photographer


Since she didn't defecate, referee Brian Bruce checked the position of Penny's right hoof as time drew near to determine the winner during the Cow Pie ​​Moo-lette at the 44th Annual Shermerfest at Village Green Park in Northbrook.

Since she didn’t defecate, referee Brian Bruce checked the position of Penny’s right hoof as time drew near to determine the winner during the Cow Pie ​​Moo-lette at the 44th Annual Shermerfest at Village Green Park in Northbrook.

Joe Lenard | Staff photographer


One of the interesting things about the auto show that was part of Shermerfest in Village Green Park in Northbrook is the 1960's Polish Mikrus MR-300 owned by Gregory Grden of Skokie.

One of the interesting things about the auto show that was part of Shermerfest in Village Green Park in Northbrook is the 1960’s Polish Mikrus MR-300 owned by Gregory Grden of Skokie.

Joe Lenard | Staff photographer


Glenbrook South goalkeeper Jack Danby, right, parries next to Glenbrook North's Brian Bekala during Tuesday's game in Glenview.

Glenbrook South goalkeeper Jack Danby, right, parries next to Glenbrook North’s Brian Bekala during Tuesday’s game in Glenview.

Joe Lenard | Staff photographer


Workers install a lighted pumpkin-shaped hanging display as Jack O'Lantern World prepares for its second year Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich.  Twenty facilities along a three-quarter-mile immersive track are being prepared in anticipation of the exhibition, which opens on September 30.

Workers install a lighted pumpkin-shaped hanging display as Jack O’Lantern World prepares for its second year Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich. Twenty facilities along a three-quarter-mile immersive track are being prepared in anticipation of the exhibition, which opens on September 30.

Brian Hill | Staff photographer


Saint Viator's Joseph Dillon heads the ball to keep it in play in a boys' soccer game against Carmel in Mondlane on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

Saint Viator’s Joseph Dillon heads the ball to keep it in play in a boys’ soccer game against Carmel in Mondlane on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

John Starks | Staff photographer


Long Grove Village Chief Bill Jacob speaks at the bridge renaming ceremony Thursday evening, September 22, 2022.

Long Grove Village Chief Bill Jacob speaks at the bridge renaming ceremony Thursday evening, September 22, 2022.

John Starks | Staff photographer


The front deck of the Inside Reach Store is appropriately decorated at Long Grove Apple Fest on Friday, September 23, 2022.

The front deck of the Inside Reach Store is appropriately decorated at Long Grove Apple Fest on Friday, September 23, 2022.

John Starks | Staff photographer


Michelle Healy, of Elk Grove fills water bottles Friday, September 23, 2022 at Schiller Woods in Chicago.  For decades, the Schiller Woods well drawing water from an untreated aquifer has been drawing lines of daily devotees.  Those waiting to collect jugs and water bottles swear by the well's healing properties.

Michelle Healy, of Elk Grove fills water bottles Friday, September 23, 2022 at Schiller Woods in Chicago. For decades, the Schiller Woods well drawing water from an untreated aquifer has been drawing lines of daily devotees. Those waiting to collect jugs and water bottles swear by the well’s healing properties.

Brian Hill | Staff photographer


Construction crews continue to work on the new Hart Road bridge over Flint Creek in Barrington.  The road remains closed until early November.

Construction crews continue to work on the new Hart Road bridge over Flint Creek in Barrington. The road remains closed until early November.

Paul Valade | Staff photographer


Wearing leggings, Monica Hefner, from Spring Grove, enjoys the nice weather at the Libertyville Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 24, 2022 in Libertyville.

Wearing leggings, Monica Hefner, from Spring Grove, enjoys the nice weather at the Libertyville Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 24, 2022 in Libertyville.

Brian Hill | Staff photographer


Artist Louis Catrup, of Propsect Hights, center, with his son Zeke, 7, talks about mushrooms he carved out of wood with Mark Elfstrand of Buffalo Grove during the ArtWalk pop-up and sales at Isaac Walton Park in Prospect Heights on Saturday.

Artist Louis Catrup, of Propsect Hights, center, with his son Zeke, 7, talks about mushrooms he carved out of wood with Mark Elfstrand of Buffalo Grove during the ArtWalk pop-up and sales at Isaac Walton Park in Prospect Heights on Saturday.

Joe Lenard | Staff photographer


Jennifer Chen of Stephenson competes in the 200-yard medley relay at the 2022 Girls Lake County swimming meet Saturday, September 24, 2022 in Lake Forest.

Jennifer Chen of Stephenson competes in the 200-yard medley relay at the 2022 Girls Lake County swimming meet Saturday, September 24, 2022 in Lake Forest.

Brian Hill | Staff photographer


Michael Champagne of Glenbard South (12) looks for an extra running room on Friday, September 23, 2022 in Bartlett.

Michael Champagne of Glenbard South (12) looks for an extra running room on Friday, September 23, 2022 in Bartlett.

Brian Hill | Staff photographer


Prospect's Jack Berman runs the touchdown opener against Hersey in a football game in Mount Prospect on Friday, September 23, 2022.

Prospect’s Jack Berman runs the touchdown opener against Hersey in a football game in Mount Prospect on Friday, September 23, 2022.

John Starks | Staff photographer


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