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November 29, 2020
Virtual Otter Encounter
Nov 29
Virtual Event

Virtual Otter Encounter

Meet the sea otters at Shedd Aquarium—virtually! In our new Virtual Sea Otter Encounter, come face-to-face with the playful, adorable sea otters that call Shedd…

Sunday November 29
11:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
Virtual Otter Encounter
Nov 29
Virtual Event

Virtual Otter Encounter

Meet the sea otters at Shedd Aquarium—virtually! In our new Virtual Sea Otter Encounter, come face-to-face with the playful, adorable sea otters that call Shedd…

Sunday November 29
11:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
Marta Sytniewski Art Exhibition
Nov 29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Marta Sytniewski Art Exhibition

Come see a mixture of fine art and humorous caricatures at Gurnee Mills and get a custom portrait by artist Marta Sytniewski herself. An entertaining…

Sunday November 29
11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Gurnee Mills
6170 W Grand Ave
Virtual Penguin Encounter
Nov 29
Virtual Event

Virtual Penguin Encounter

It’s Time to meet the penguins—virtually! Experience a live virtual visit with the penguins that call Shedd home from your home with our brand-new Virtual Penguin Encounter…

Sunday November 29
1:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
CHRISTMAS BINGO: IT’S A HO-HO-HOLY NIGHT STREAMING COMEDY
Nov 29
Theatre & Performing Arts

CHRISTMAS BINGO: IT’S A HO-HO-HOLY NIGHT STREAMING COMEDY

Here’s something fun for the holiday season! CHRISTMAS BINGO: IT’S A HO-HO-HOLY NIGHT will take you back to the bingo halls of your Catholic youth!…

Sunday November 29
2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Nuns4Fun Entertainment
American Blues Theater presents It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!
Nov 29
Virtual Event

American Blues Theater presents It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!

American Blues Theater will produce its 19th Annual Production of It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! from Frank Capra’s film and directed by Artistic…

Sunday November 29
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
American Blues Theater
Virtual Event
COD College Theater: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adapted by William J. Norris
Nov 29
Virtual Event

COD College Theater: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adapted by William J. Norris

This family-friendly show shares the heartwarming classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge who learns that change is always possible and that the greatest joy is caring…

Sunday November 29
3:00 p.m.
Live Virtual Concert
Virtual Event
Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo
Nov 29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo

Dates: Friday through Sunday, November 27-29 Wednesday through Sunday, December 2-6, 9-13, & 16-20 Saturday through Thursday, December 26-31   Price: Admission is $24.95 for…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Sunday November 29
3:00 p.m.
Virtual Sea Lion Encounter
Nov 29
Virtual Event

Virtual Sea Lion Encounter

It’s Time to meet the sea lions—without leaving home! Experience a live virtual visit with the sea lions that call Shedd home from wherever you…

Sunday November 29
3:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
ActivityHero’s Free Live Yoga for Kids
Nov 29
Virtual Event

ActivityHero’s Free Live Yoga for Kids

Do you LOVE Yoga? We are offering free yoga classes. Kids and families can join our classes from home while school is out. Our special…

Sunday November 29
3:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Virtual
Virtual Event
ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo
Nov 29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo

The most wonderful time of the year deserves the most wonderful occasion of the year, so celebrate the holidays with us at ZooLights Presented By…

Sunday November 29
4:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
Cannon Drive at Fullerton Parkway
Let It Shine | Drive Thru Lightshow
Nov 29
Tours & Attractions

Let It Shine | Drive Thru Lightshow

Experience a new family tradition this holiday season at North Shore’s largest new drive thru light show at Northbrook Court! Guests will be immersed into…

Sunday November 29
4:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Northbrook Court – West Lot, 1515 Lake Cook Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
1515 Lake Cook Road
Let It Shine | Drive Thru Lightshow
Nov 29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Let It Shine | Drive Thru Lightshow

EXPERIENCE A NEW FAMILY TRADITION THIS HOLIDAY SEASON Let It Shine is proud to present North Shore’s largest drive thru world of lights at Northbrook…

Sunday November 29
4:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Northbrook Court – West Lot
1515 Lake Cook Road
Lightscape
Nov 29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lightscape

Lightscape, the holiday event that sold out in its debut season, returns this November. The enchanting, after-dark, illuminated trail created just for the Garden will…

North Suburbs

Event details
Sunday November 29
4:30 p.m.
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Morton Arboretum Illumination: Tree Lights Driving Experience
Nov 29
Sports & Recreation

Morton Arboretum Illumination: Tree Lights Driving Experience

This awe-inspiring winter tradition has been reimagined as a two-mile driving experience designed with patrons’ safety in mind. Illumination will dazzle visitors with its unparalleled…

Sunday November 29
5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Lookingglass Theatre Company presents The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Nov 29
Virtual Event

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the holiday stream of Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman’s The Steadfast Tin Soldier. Experience Chicago’s beloved holiday tradition with your family this…

Sunday November 29
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Millennium Park at Home: Chicago Holidays
Nov 29
Millennium Park

Millennium Park at Home: Chicago Holidays

Due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, DCASE will not present an in-person Tree lighting ceremony for the public, but Chicagoans and visitors are invited…

Sunday November 29
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Art on theMART presents new projections by Joffrey Ballet, the Art Institute of Chicago and Arts of Life
Nov 29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Art on theMART presents new projections by Joffrey Ballet, the Art Institute of Chicago and Arts of Life

Art on theMART will resume projections on Thursday, November 12 with an all new program. Just in time to celebrate the holidays, The Joffrey Ballet…

Sunday November 29
7:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
COD College Theater: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adapted by William J. Norris
Nov 29
Virtual Event

COD College Theater: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adapted by William J. Norris

This family-friendly show shares the heartwarming classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge who learns that change is always possible and that the greatest joy is caring…

Sunday November 29
7:00 p.m.
Live Virtual Concert
Virtual Event
November 30, 2020
A Sugar Plum of a Tradition: Ruth Page’s “The Nutcracker” Past, Present & Future
Nov 30
Virtual Event

A Sugar Plum of a Tradition: Ruth Page’s “The Nutcracker” Past, Present & Future

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts is proud to share a new, behind the scenes view of the beloved holiday tradition and the longest-running…

Monday November 30
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
Virtual Event
Chicago Cultural Center Video Tours
Nov 30
Tours & Attractions

Chicago Cultural Center Video Tours

Go inside the “People’s Palace” with cultural historian Tim Samuelson.

Monday November 30, 2020Tuesday November 30, 2021
Virtual Tour
Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light
Nov 30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light

As it has since 1942, MSI brings a world of holiday displays and traditions to Chicago with Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light.…

Monday November 30
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra presents the Midwest premiere of “The Bowmakers”
Nov 30
Virtual Event

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra presents the Midwest premiere of “The Bowmakers”

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) presents the Midwest premiere of the new, feature-length documentary The Bowmakers, debuting Thanksgiving Day for 11 days only, November 26 –…

Monday November 30
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Long Grove Vintage Holidays
Nov 30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Long Grove Vintage Holidays

Historic downtown Long Grove invites holiday revelers to take a break from online or big box shopping this year and rediscover the magic of the…

Monday November 30
Historic Downtown Long Grove
438 Robert Parker Coffin Road
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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