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Dear Evan Hansen
Dec6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dear Evan Hansen

DEAR EVAN HANSEN has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere, including The Washington Post who says DEAR EVAN HANSEN is “Theatrical magic. One of the most remarkable…

Tuesday December 6, 2022
A Christmas Carol
Dec8
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Experience the “perfect Chicago holiday tradition” (Chicago Parent) that has delighted nearly two million theatergoers—Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol. With its “first-rate cast and marvelous staging…

Thursday December 8, 2022
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
City of Chicago Christmas Tree
Dec8
Tours & Attractions

City of Chicago Christmas Tree

Chicago’s “official” Christmas tree in Millennium Park will shine brightly near the intersection of Michigan Ave. and Washington St. from November 18 through January 9.…

Thursday December 8, 2022
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
Dec8
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Thursday December 8, 2022
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Dec8
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago has opened its new outdoor art exhibit My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown, with 26 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining Halsted Street…

Thursday December 8, 2022
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
Human+Nature
Dec8
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Human+Nature

Discover Human+Nature, the latest exhibition at The Morton Arboretum. Created by internationally renowned artist Daniel Popper, five large-scale artworks between 15 to 26 feet tall will inspire…

Thursday December 8, 2022
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print
Dec8
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print

For centuries, handwriting served as a powerful tool for communicating information, preserving knowledge, shaping identity, and building empires. In our digital world, however, fewer and…

Thursday December 8, 2022
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Animal Orchestra on Tour
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Animal Orchestra on Tour

Once upon a time, when the world began, there was no music. No dancing, no singing. But the animals of Animalandia discovered music and formed…

Friday December 9, 2022
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
The Glen Town Center
1940 Tower Drive
Abraham – Being Mickey
Dec9
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Abraham – Being Mickey

Abraham Being Mickey The Catacombs December 9, 2022 to January 21, 2023 Abraham’s latest series is inundated with Mickey-like characters and references. Why Mickey? It…

Friday December 9, 2022
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Anne Hughes – Phenomena
Dec9
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Anne Hughes – Phenomena

Anne Hughes Phenomena The Sacristy Gallery December 9, 2022 to Jan 21, 2022 Anne Hughes sees each creative journey as an adventure in which she…

Friday December 9, 2022
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Music Theatre Works Latest Production, “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas”
Dec15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Music Theatre Works Latest Production, “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas”

Music Theater Works is proud to announce the cast and creative team for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas in the Center Theatre at the North Shore…

Thursday December 15, 2022
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Junior Claus
Dec20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Junior Claus

Junior Claus is the only son of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Like many teenagers, Junior is reluctant to take over the family business. Unsure of…

Tuesday December 20, 2022
10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
The Disco Biscuits Live In Concert
Dec29
Music & Comedy

The Disco Biscuits Live In Concert

Jam band The Disco Biscuits will perform live at Riviera Theatre on December 29-31, 2022.

Thursday December 29, 2022
9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Riveria Theater
4746 N Racine Ave
Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted To Fly
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted To Fly

The Elmhurst Art Museum presents the first solo museum show of Pilsen-based street artist Sentrock, who uplifts and empowers youth through his murals and educational projects. The…

Friday December 30, 2022
12:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Elmhurst Art Museum
150 Cottage Hill Avenue
A Christmas Carol
Dec30
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Experience the “perfect Chicago holiday tradition” (Chicago Parent) that has delighted nearly two million theatergoers—Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol. With its “first-rate cast and marvelous staging…

Friday December 30, 2022
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
City of Chicago Christmas Tree
Dec30
Tours & Attractions

City of Chicago Christmas Tree

Chicago’s “official” Christmas tree in Millennium Park will shine brightly near the intersection of Michigan Ave. and Washington St. from November 18 through January 9.…

Friday December 30, 2022
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Dear Evan Hansen
Dec30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dear Evan Hansen

DEAR EVAN HANSEN has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere, including The Washington Post who says DEAR EVAN HANSEN is “Theatrical magic. One of the most remarkable…

Friday December 30, 2022
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Friday December 30, 2022
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago has opened its new outdoor art exhibit My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown, with 26 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining Halsted Street…

Friday December 30, 2022
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
The Twenty-Sided Tavern
Dec30
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Twenty-Sided Tavern

“A new family-friendly franchise that celebrates fantasy gaming. The audience has a total blast. Clearly authentic and fun.” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune Where laughter…

Friday December 30, 2022
Winterland at Gallagher Way
Dec30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Winterland at Gallagher Way

Gallagher Way is thrilled to announce the return of Winterland and, for the first time since launching six years ago, the extension of the holiday…

Friday December 30, 2022
Gallagher Way
3635 North Clark Street
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Dec30
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre

Each week, Chicago comics bring the freshest, most experimental new material to the Annoyance for the Comedy Hour. The weekly show is an eclectic mix…

Friday December 30, 2022
12:00 a.m.Saturday December 31, 2022
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Human+Nature
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Human+Nature

Discover Human+Nature, the latest exhibition at The Morton Arboretum. Created by internationally renowned artist Daniel Popper, five large-scale artworks between 15 to 26 feet tall will inspire…

Friday December 30, 2022
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Animal Orchestra on Tour
Dec30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Animal Orchestra on Tour

Once upon a time, when the world began, there was no music. No dancing, no singing. But the animals of Animalandia discovered music and formed…

Friday December 30, 2022
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
The Glen Town Center
1940 Tower Drive
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