July's almost over, can you believe it? The fun marches on in Chicago nevertheless, including this weekend's stellar events and attractions. Make sure you get out and enjoy them!
CHICAGO CUBS V ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (7/25-27)
Head to the Friendly Confines and celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a division rivalry matchup between the Cubs and Cards. The Cubs are recognizing the 1970s in this three-game series with throwback 1978 road uniforms and lots of promotional giveaways all weekend. Visit our blog for a rundown of all the special items you can look forward to at the ballpark.
SUMMER NIGHTS (7/20-26)
Enjoy Brookfield Zoo in a new light with cooler evening weather, enhanced dining options, beer and wine gardens, and live music, all while surrounded by wildlife and nature. Summer Nights will feature various styles of live music - from light rock to jazz to country - and fun entertainment like stilt walkers, magicians, jugglers, and costumed characters.
From July 23-27, see Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre present A Cole Porter Songbook. Aaron Benham's arrangements of Cole Porter's vast repertoire comes alive in unique Theo Ubique style under the direction of multiple Jeff-award winning director Fred Anzevino!
ED'S FEST (7/26)
Break out your lei and head over to Ed Debevic's for the fifth annual Ed's Fest and help celebrate their 30th anniversary. Guests are invited to a day of Luau-themed, fun-filled activities for the whole family.
Thirty years has never looked so good. When asked how Ed stays looking so young, he replied, "Calisthenics, a strict moisturizing regime, and daily intake of my Mom's meatloaf."
BEER CAMP ACROSS AMERICA (7/27)
This summer Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is throwing an unprecedented seven-city traveling beer festival called Beer Camp Across America, and it's stopping in Chicago. Sierra Nevada invited every U.S. craft brewer - around 2,800 - to serve their beers at the festival location nearest them. Beer Camp Across America is a celebration for the entire craft beer community, bringing together brewers and the fans who've helped them thrive.
Photos Courtesy of: Brookfield Zoo/Chicago Zoological Society; Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre; Ed Debevic's