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October 16, 2019
Filipino Restaurant Week – Chicago
Oct 16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Filipino Restaurant Week – Chicago

The first of its kind, the Filipino Restaurant Week (FRW) will now let you taste mouth-watering, original Filipino dishes on October 6-21 from more than…

Wednesday October 16
Chicago
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55th Chicago International Film Festival banner ad
Oct 16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

55th Chicago International Film Festival

The 55th Chicago International Film Festival will bring more than 150 films from around the world to the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois…

Wednesday October 16
AMC River East 21
322 E. Illinois St.
DESTINOS – 3rd International Latino Theater Festival
Oct 16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

DESTINOS – 3rd International Latino Theater Festival

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) is dedicated to help drive the local Latino theater community to a more prominent level, by amplifying Latino voices,…

Wednesday October 16
Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA)
180 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 305
Oktoberfest Chicago promo
Oct 16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Hofbräuhaus Chicago’s Seventh Annual Oktoberfest Celebration

Hofbräuhaus Chicago will bring the “oompapa” of Oktoberfest back to the Chicago area with its seventh annual Oktoberfest celebration September 13 – October 31. Guests…

Northwest Suburbs

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Wednesday October 16
Hofbrauhaus Chicago
5500 Park Pl.
Lit & Luz Festival in Chicago
Oct 16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lit & Luz

Experience the Lit & Luz Festival, a one-of-a-kind series of events celebrating language, literature, and art and featuring renowned authors, visual artists, and musicians from…

Wednesday October 16
Poetry Foundation
61 W. Superior St.
Madonna: Madame X Tour
Oct 16
Wednesday October 16
The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State
Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns
Oct 16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns

More than 1,000 hand-carved, real pumpkins—some as large as 150 pounds—will light up the night. Using scalpels, knives, gouges, and power tools, artists from the…

North Suburbs

Event details
Wednesday October 16
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Oct 16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating an international forum on architecture and urbanism through the production of exhibitions and…

Wednesday October 16
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Oct 16
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Annoyance Theatre & Bar

For over 25 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago’s finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance…

Wednesday October 16
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Art on theMART Fall Program promo on the side of a building
Oct 16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Art on theMART Fall Program

The Fall Launch of Art on theMART, the largest permanent digital art projection in the world, will take place on Saturday, September 21, unveiling new…

Wednesday October 16
Merchandise Mart
Wacker Dr. between N. Wells St. and N. Orleans St.
Belmont Theater District Celebrates October “Month of Theater”
Oct 16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Belmont Theater District Celebrates October “Month of Theater”

The Belmont Theater District, Chicago’s Largest Theater District hosts a celebration of theater for the month of October including New Shows, Promotions and Events The…

Wednesday October 16
Belmont Theater District
Lakeview
Chicago promo for Bernhardt/Hamlet
Oct 16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Bernhardt/Hamlet

High humor and human drama collide in a rollicking comedy “so clever it uplifts, so timely it hurts” (The New York Times). In 1899, legendary…

Wednesday October 16
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Bob Dylan: Electric
Oct 16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Bob Dylan: Electric

Bob Dylan: Electric spotlights Dylan’s writing – song, poetry, and prose – between his 1965 Newport Folk Festival performance and 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.…

Wednesday October 16
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Kids modeling in Halloween costumes for Brick-or-Treat in Chicago
Oct 16
Tours & Attractions

Brick-or-Treat

Things are about to get spooky with spell-binding scavenger hunts, giant Halloween models, and meet and greets with our LEGO Shark & Police Officer.

Northwest Suburbs

Event details
Wednesday October 16
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
601 N. Martingale Rd.
Chicago Water Taxi
Oct 16
Tours & Attractions

Chicago Water Taxi

Chicago Water Taxi is Chicago’s river transportation service with seven stops located on all three branches of the Chicago River. Hop on/ hop off at…

Wednesday October 16
Wendella Tours & Cruises
400 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour®
Oct 16
Tours & Attractions

Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour®

Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to…

Wednesday October 16
Wendella Tours & Cruises
400 N. Michigan Ave.
Comedians You Should Know
Oct 16
Music & Comedy

Comedians You Should Know

With its skillfully executed shows, cabaret-style seating, and comfortable and inviting lobby, The Public House Theatre has an experience for everyone! We offer only the…

Wednesday October 16
Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
622 N. Fairbanks Ct.
D-Day +75 Exhibit
Oct 16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

D-Day +75 Exhibit

D-Day + 75 is a flashback to June 1944, when the world waited with anticipation to learn the outcome of the invasion of France. Operation…

Wednesday October 16
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts
Oct 16
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

The International Music Foundation presents the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts. Enjoy free weekly classical music performances in Preston Bradley Hall located on the 3rd…

Wednesday October 16
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street
Destination Solar System
Oct 16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Destination Solar System

Destination Solar System is a live show that takes adventurous space explorers on an immersive tour of the Solar System. Set in the future, Destination…

Wednesday October 16
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Hamilton
Oct 16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hamilton

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary…

Wednesday October 16
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Inherit Chicago logo
Oct 16
Tours & Attractions

Inherit Chicago

Inherit Chicago is a month-long festival of intercultural art, ideas and performance at neighborhood heritage institutions. It is the first and only intercultural festival that…

Wednesday October 16
Jeff Kier & The Grilly Brothers
Oct 16
Music & Comedy

Jeff Kier & The Grilly Brothers

This artisanal group of six musicians plays the highly crafted, exciting, original contemporary jazz compositions by pianist, Jeff Kier. The sextet also includes renowned percussionist…

Wednesday October 16
Logan Square Studio
2341 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Laugh Factory
Oct 16
Music & Comedy

Laugh Factory

Jamie Masada’s SoCal comedy club empire established a Chicago foothold in 2012, refurbishing the former Lakeshore Theater space. The club offers lineups of local comics…

Wednesday October 16
Laugh Factory
3175 N Broadway Chicago
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