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April 30, 2020
Virtual Variety Show
Apr 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Virtual Variety Show

A weekly variety show hosted by Jeff Durocher of US Poker & Casino Parties is a way to bring together the most talented event professionals…

Thursday April 30
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Online event
39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
May 1, 2020
Art on theMART
May 1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art on theMART

In the spirit of Chicago’s great legacy of public art and culture, Art on theMART is the largest digital art projection in the world. The…

Friday May 1
Merchandise Mart
Wacker Dr. between N. Wells St. and N. Orleans St.
CAMP: A Comedy Show
May 1
Music & Comedy

CAMP: A Comedy Show

CAMP: A Comedy Show is a free, year-round weekly summer camp-themed comedy show. Every Monday night at the Village Tap in their outdoor beer garden,…

Friday May 1
The Village Tap
2055 W. Roscoe St.
Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series
May 1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series

Witness the beginning stages of new theatrical works at Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series! Almost every Saturday, you can watch a staged reading of a play-in-progress…

Friday May 1
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave.
Comedians You Should Know
May 1
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…

Friday May 1
Timothy O’Toole’s Pub
622 N. Fairbanks Ct.
Morning Glories
May 1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Morning Glories

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session. Activities are fun, interactive, and encourage children’s curiosity about the natural world. Children…

Garfield Park

Event details
Friday May 1
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
Odyssey Chicago River Architecture Brunch Cruises
May 1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Odyssey Chicago River Architecture Brunch Cruises

Take a classic architecture boat tour aboard the Chicago River’s only brunch cruise. What’s Included Enjoy a delicious menu stocked with your breakfast and lunch…

Friday May 1
Odyssey Chicago River
455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Odyssey Chicago River Architecture Lunch Cruises
May 1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Odyssey Chicago River Architecture Lunch Cruises

Experience an elegant take on a classic architecture boat tour aboard the Chicago River’s only lunch cruise. What’s Included A two-hour architecture lunch cruise aboard…

Friday May 1
Odyssey Chicago River
455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Play For All
May 1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Play For All

The Chicago Children’s Museum invites children with disabilities and their families for an exciting day of multi-sensory activities. Please note: first hour is for Play…

Friday May 1
Chicago Children's Museum
700 E. Grand Ave.
Surprise Party
May 1
Music & Comedy

Surprise Party

The show features Chicago’s favorite comedians who have been given challenges designed to promote a fun night of comedic risk-taking and fearless fun that’s FREE…

Friday May 1
Lilly’s Bar
2515 N. Lincoln Ave.
Tools of the Trade
May 1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tools of the Trade

Our next temporary exhibit Tools of the Trade opened June 22 in the Roberta Rubin Writer’s Room. This exhibit examines the tools that have made…

Friday May 1
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
May 1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a vibrant, comprehensive exploration of Justice Ginsburg’s life and her numerous, often-simultaneous roles as…

Friday May 1
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Christina Quarles
May 1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Christina Quarles

Los Angeles-based artist Christina Quarles paints colorful, evocative scenes of ambiguous figures whose limbs, torsos, and faces merge with familiar domestic objects and abstract planes…

Friday May 1
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Dragons Alive!
May 1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Dragons Alive!

Dragons await you at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Dragons Alive! the Science and Culture of Reptiles. The exhibit features 10 species of reptiles from…

Friday May 1
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Re-carving the Past-The Art of Chinese Bronzes and Jades
May 1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Re-carving the Past-The Art of Chinese Bronzes and Jades

Special Exhibit on now until June 20, 2020 Focusing on the shapes and decorations of the two most prominent art forms in China, this exhibition…

Friday May 1
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Lizzadro Museum
1220 Kensington Road
TIME Studios VR Project “The March” at DuSable Museum
May 1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

TIME Studios VR Project “The March” at DuSable Museum

TIME’s Emmy-award winning division TIME Studios has announced that on Feb. 28, 2020 through November at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, the…

Friday May 1
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The DuSable Museum
740 East 56th Place
Forms & Features Online: Personification
May 1
Virtual Event

Forms & Features Online: Personification

All are welcome to an online poetry discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In this session, we explore personification, the device that…

Friday May 1
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

Virtual Event
ComedySportz Show
May 1
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Friday May 1
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
Palermo Palermo
May 1
Millennium Park, Theatre & Performing Arts

Palermo Palermo

Tanztheater Wuppertal, the company founded in 1973 and led by the late Pina Bausch for over 30 years, makes its long-awaited Chicago debut with Palermo…

Friday May 1
8:00 p.m.
May 2, 2020
Art on theMART
May 2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art on theMART

In the spirit of Chicago’s great legacy of public art and culture, Art on theMART is the largest digital art projection in the world. The…

Saturday May 2
Merchandise Mart
Wacker Dr. between N. Wells St. and N. Orleans St.
Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series
May 2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series

Witness the beginning stages of new theatrical works at Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series! Almost every Saturday, you can watch a staged reading of a play-in-progress…

Saturday May 2
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave.
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
May 2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. Their immensely popular shows are set in the…

Saturday May 2
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show
10 E. Grand Ave.
Dinos Everywhere!
May 2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Dinos Everywhere!

More than 40 animatronic dinosaurs that are BIGGER and BADDER will be coming to Brookfield Zoo in 2020. Dinos Everywhere! will feature acres of earth…

Southwest Suburbs

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Odyssey Chicago River Architecture Brunch Cruises
May 2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Odyssey Chicago River Architecture Brunch Cruises

Take a classic architecture boat tour aboard the Chicago River’s only brunch cruise. What’s Included Enjoy a delicious menu stocked with your breakfast and lunch…

Saturday May 2
Odyssey Chicago River
455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
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Experience Chicago anywhere. Explore online and indoor activities All events are subject to change. We recommend confirming the status of upcoming events by reaching out directly to the venue or ticket provider.
Experience Chicago anywhere. Explore online and indoor activities All events are subject to change. We recommend confirming the status of upcoming events by reaching out directly to the venue or ticket provider.