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October 18, 2019
Filipino Restaurant Week – Chicago
Oct 18
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…

Friday October 18
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55th Chicago International Film Festival banner ad
Oct 18
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…

Friday October 18
AMC River East 21
322 E. Illinois St.
Deep Purple: The Long Goodbye Tour promo
Oct 18
Friday October 18
Rosemont Theatre
5400 N River Rd
DESTINOS – 3rd International Latino Theater Festival
Oct 18
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,…

Friday October 18
Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA)
180 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 305
Oktoberfest Chicago promo
Oct 18
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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Friday October 18
Hofbrauhaus Chicago
5500 Park Pl.
Idle Muse Theatre Company in Chicago Presents Equivocation
Oct 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Idle Muse Theatre Company Presents Equivocation

Idle Muse Theatre Company (IMTC) begins its 2019-20 Season with Equivocation, by Bill Cain, directed by Artistic Director Evan Jackson*, September 20 – October 20…

Friday October 18
The Edge Off Broadway Theatre
1133 W Catalpa Ave.
Incubus: 20 Years of Make Yourself & Beyond promo
Oct 18
Music & Comedy

Incubus: 20 Years of Make Yourself & Beyond

Incubus with special guest Wild Belle at the Aragon Ballroom!

Friday October 18
Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom
1106 W. Lawrence Ave.
Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin: Together On Stage in Chicago
Oct 18
Music & Comedy

Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin: Together On Stage

Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin at the Athenaeum Theatre!

Friday October 18
Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns
Oct 18
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
Friday October 18
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
She The People
Oct 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

She The People

Kokandy Productions presents the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical comedy HEAD OVER HEELS, featuring songs by The Go-Go’s. A hilarious, exuberant celebration of…

Friday October 18
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St. Chicago
Soltera, Casada, Viuda y Divorciada - Destinos 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Oct 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Soltera, Casada, Viuda y Divorciada – Destinos 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival

Destinos: 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival Puerto Rico | North American Premiere Comedy 80min Written by Román Sarmentero Directed by Gilberto Valenzuela Produced by…

Friday October 18
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1700 N. Halsted St.
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Oct 18
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…

Friday October 18
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
A Man of No Importance
Oct 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Man of No Importance

A musical adaptation by the Tony Award-winning writers of RAGTIME and ANASTASIA of the 1994 film that starred Albert Finney. Alfie Byrne is a bus…

Friday October 18
Pride Arts Center – The Broadway
4139 N. Broadway
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Oct 18
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…

Friday October 18
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Art on theMART Fall Program promo on the side of a building
Oct 18
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…

Friday October 18
Merchandise Mart
Wacker Dr. between N. Wells St. and N. Orleans St.
Back in the Day: An ‘80s House Music Dancesical - Destinos 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Oct 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Back in the Day: An ‘80s House Music Dancesical – Destinos 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival

Destinos: 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival Chicago | World Premiere Drama 90min Written by Miranda Gonzalez Directed by Raquel Torre Produced by Urban Theater…

Friday October 18
UrbanTheater Company
2620 W. Division St.
Belmont Theater District Celebrates October “Month of Theater”
Oct 18
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…

Friday October 18
Belmont Theater District
Lakeview
Chicago promo for Bernhardt/Hamlet
Oct 18
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…

Friday October 18
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Bible Bingo
Oct 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Bible Bingo

From Vicki Quade, the co-creator of the popular hit Late Nite Catechism, comes this interactive comedy Bible Bingo, now in its 3rd year at the…

Friday October 18
Nuns4Fun
1641 N. Halsted St.
Big Fish
Oct 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Big Fish

Edward Bloom leads an extraordinary life—at least according to the stories he tells his son, Will. But Will, who is getting married and expecting a…

Friday October 18
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Bob Dylan: Electric
Oct 18
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.…

Friday October 18
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Kids modeling in Halloween costumes for Brick-or-Treat in Chicago
Oct 18
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
Friday October 18
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
601 N. Martingale Rd.
Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play
Oct 18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play

2 Parts Comedy, 1 Part Drinking Game, it’s the show that blends Chicago’s two favorite past times…drinking and laughing. Now in it’s 10th Year! Whether…

Friday October 18
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave.
Sign with lights around it that says Cabaret
Oct 18
Theatre & Performing Arts

CABARET the Musical

This October forget about your troubles and the uncomfortable political reality right outside your door and join Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Company for a drink or…

Friday October 18
Chief O'Neill's
3471 N. Elston Ave.
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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