Weekend 101: April 5-7

Foodies, this weekend will be all about bacon and doughnuts at two can’t-miss events. Plus, families will enjoy an Easter egg hunt with their dogs, fashionistas will love a catwalk helping the Great Lakes, and the Northbrook Symphony will present American classics. Baconfest Chicago April 5-6 Chicago Now in its 11th year, this festival will […]

30 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This April

Spring has arrived in Chicago and with it comes can’t-miss events for “Star Wars” fans, foodies, bookworms, and really anyone looking to get outside after a long winter. Comedy April 27: Trevor Noah: The Loud & Clear Tour “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah is coming to Chicago for one hilarious night. United Center, 1901 […]

Weekend 101: March 29-31

As we say goodbye to March, don’t miss the national tour of a Broadway hit, the world premiere of a play based on a classic fairy tale, an annual film festival, and an evening with the composer behind some of your favorite Disney songs. “Anastasia“ March 26 to April 7 Chicago This favorite film is […]

Weekend 101: March 22-24

Two annual spring shows return to Chicago this weekend as a new tasting event makes its debut in the suburbs. Plus, The Second City celebrates its past. Chicago Flower & Garden Show March 20-24 Chicago Start thinking about spring with a trip to this annual show at Navy Pier. Enjoy kids activities, seminars, cooking demos, […]

31 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This March

Spring is (hopefully) almost here, so celebrate by getting out and enjoying these Chicago events this March. Events March 1: Vibrato’s 25th Anniversary Party Celebrate 25 years of Vibrato Boutique with music, refreshments, and raffle prizes. Twenty percent of proceeds will benefit The Josselyn Center, a local mental health services organization. Plaza del Lago, 1515 […]

Weekend 101: St. Patrick's Day Weekend 2019

Whether you’re celebrating with friends or family, here are a few ways to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day weekend around Chicago. St. Patrick’s Day Whiskey Dinner March 15 Chicago Start the weekend with a five-course dinner — each course featuring a “distinct and rare whiskey” — at Chicago q. St. Paddy’s Pancakes at Cupitol March 15-17 […]

Weekend 101: March 8-10

This weekend, don’t miss a beer festival at one of Chicago’s most popular museums, restaurant deals, a film festival, and more. Chi-Town Jazz Festival March 8 Evanston Studio5 welcomes the Don Stiernberg Quartet and the Fred Simon Quartet for a fundraising concert to benefit hunger relief. Chicago Beer Festival March 9 Chicago The Field Museum […]

31 of the Best Things to Do in Chicago This March

It’s that time of year when we Chicagoans are officially done. with. winter. Unfortunately, it’s still too cold to spend much time outside. But take heart, there’s so much on going on this month that spring will be here before you know it! Here are our 31 top picks to keep you busy around Chicago […]