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October 17, 2019
Filipino Restaurant Week – Chicago
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Chicago
Chicago
55th Chicago International Film Festival banner ad
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
AMC River East 21
322 E. Illinois St.
DESTINOS – 3rd International Latino Theater Festival
Oct 17
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,…

Thursday October 17
Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA)
180 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 305
Frank Turner: No Man's Land North American Tour 2019
Oct 17
Music & Comedy

Frank Turner: No Man’s Land North American Tour 2019

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls at the Athenaeum Theatre!

Thursday October 17
Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Oktoberfest Chicago promo
Oct 17
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

Event details
Thursday October 17
Hofbrauhaus Chicago
5500 Park Pl.
Idle Muse Theatre Company in Chicago Presents Equivocation
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
The Edge Off Broadway Theatre
1133 W Catalpa Ave.
Madonna: Madame X Tour
Oct 17
Thursday October 17
The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State
Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns
Oct 17
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
Thursday October 17
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Chicago's Poetry off the Shelf: The Ice Worker Still Sings with Ada Limón & Heidi Restrepo Rhodes
Oct 17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Poetry off the Shelf: The Ice Worker Still Sings with Ada Limón & Heidi Restrepo Rhodes

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Ice Worker Sings, by the late Andrés Montoya—for whom Latinx poetry’s first-book prize is named. Join Ada Limón and…

Thursday October 17
Poetry Foundation
61 W. Superior St.
She The People
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St. Chicago
Soltera, Casada, Viuda y Divorciada - Destinos 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1700 N. Halsted St.
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
A Man of No Importance
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Pride Arts Center – The Broadway
4139 N. Broadway
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Art on theMART Fall Program promo on the side of a building
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
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 17
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…

Thursday October 17
UrbanTheater Company
2620 W. Division St.
Belmont Theater District Celebrates October “Month of Theater”
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Belmont Theater District
Lakeview
Chicago promo for Bernhardt/Hamlet
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Big Fish
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Bob Dylan: Electric
Oct 17
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.…

Thursday October 17
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Kids modeling in Halloween costumes for Brick-or-Treat in Chicago
Oct 17
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
Thursday October 17
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
601 N. Martingale Rd.
Sign with lights around it that says Cabaret
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Chief O'Neill's
3471 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago Water Taxi
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Wendella Tours & Cruises
400 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour®
Oct 17
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…

Thursday October 17
Wendella Tours & Cruises
400 N. Michigan Ave.
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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