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Ice Age Giants
Apr1
Oct30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Ice Age Giants

A long, long time ago—2.6 million years to be exact—the Quaternary Ice Age began and continues today. However, it wasn’t until more recently that entire…

Southwest Suburbs

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Friday April 1
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
5:00 p.m.
Eriedescence
Jun1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Eriedescence

After more than two years of virtual parties and Zoom gatherings, Erie Family Health Foundation is thrilled to announce the return of Eriedescence this June…

Wednesday June 1
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Artifact Events
4325 N Ravenswood Ave
The Chicago PUNtathlon – REDUX
Jun1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Sports & Recreation, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

The Chicago PUNtathlon – REDUX

Chicago’s ONLY Pun Competition Returns! Who will take home the glory of $100 and crowned “Dad of the Year”? Anyone can enter to win! Warm…

Wednesday June 1
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Call Bar
1547 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Penguin Encounter
Jun3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Friday June 3
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
Jun3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Beluga Encounter

Get a chance to meet the belugas at Shedd right where they live! Standing side by side with a trainer on an underwater ledge, in this…

Friday June 3
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Penguin Encounter
Jun3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Friday June 3
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Do Division Street Fest
Jun3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Do Division Street Fest

Do Division Street Fest takes place on Division Street between Damen and Leavitt in West Town   Chicago and features two live music stages, a wide…

Friday June 3
5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
@DoDivision
2000 W. Division Street
Do Division
Jun3
Jun5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Do Division

Kicking off Chicago’s neighborhood festival season, Do Division will feature local vendors and electrifying live tunes on Division between Damen and Leavitt for fun for…

Friday June 3
5:00 p.m.Sunday June 5
10:00 p.m.
West Town
From Division Street to Hubbard, Halsted Street to Kedzie.
Do Division
Jun3
Jun5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Do Division

Kicking off Chicago’s neighborhood festival season, Do Division will feature local vendors and electrifying live tunes on Division between Damen and Leavitt for fun for…

Friday June 3
5:00 p.m.Sunday June 5
10:00 p.m.
West Town
From Division Street to Hubbard, Halsted Street to Kedzie.
Penguin Encounter
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Saturday June 4
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Beluga Encounter

Get a chance to meet the belugas at Shedd right where they live! Standing side by side with a trainer on an underwater ledge, in this…

Saturday June 4
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Shark Feeding Tour
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Shark Feeding Tour

Witness mealtime with the ocean’s most dynamic, and misunderstood, predators in this 60-minute behind-the-scenes feeding tour. Beyond spotting all sorts of underwater life from corals…

Saturday June 4
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Lincolnshire Art Festival: Lincolnshire, Illinois
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lincolnshire Art Festival: Lincolnshire, Illinois

Art lovers from Chicago’s north and western suburbs always look forward to the Lincolnshire Art Festival, which takes place around the central fountain at the…

Saturday June 4
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Village Green North Lincolnshire
100 Village Green
75th Annual 57th Street Art Fair
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

75th Annual 57th Street Art Fair

WHAT: The 57th Street Art Fair, the Midwest’s oldest juried art fair, will mark its 75th anniversary with an in-person celebration featuring nearly 200 artists,…

Saturday June 4
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
57th Street
57th Street
Do Division Street Fest
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Do Division Street Fest

Do Division Street Fest takes place on Division Street between Damen and Leavitt in West Town   Chicago and features two live music stages, a wide…

Saturday June 4
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
@DoDivision
2000 W. Division Street
Penguin Encounter
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Saturday June 4
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
“The Ghetto Salon and Spa” A Comedy Stage Play at the Museum of Science and Industry
Jun4
Saturday June 4
3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
“The Ghetto Salon and Spa” A Comedy Stage Play at the Museum of Science and Industry
Jun4
Saturday June 4
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Penguin Encounter
Jun5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Sunday June 5
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
Jun5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Beluga Encounter

Get a chance to meet the belugas at Shedd right where they live! Standing side by side with a trainer on an underwater ledge, in this…

Sunday June 5
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Shark Feeding Tour
Jun5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Shark Feeding Tour

Witness mealtime with the ocean’s most dynamic, and misunderstood, predators in this 60-minute behind-the-scenes feeding tour. Beyond spotting all sorts of underwater life from corals…

Sunday June 5
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Lincolnshire Art Festival: Lincolnshire, Illinois
Jun5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lincolnshire Art Festival: Lincolnshire, Illinois

Art lovers from Chicago’s north and western suburbs always look forward to the Lincolnshire Art Festival, which takes place around the central fountain at the…

Sunday June 5
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Village Green North Lincolnshire
100 Village Green
75th Annual 57th Street Art Fair
Jun5
Jun6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

75th Annual 57th Street Art Fair

WHAT: The 57th Street Art Fair, the Midwest’s oldest juried art fair, will mark its 75th anniversary with an in-person celebration featuring nearly 200 artists,…

Sunday June 5
10:00 a.m.Monday June 6
5:00 p.m.
57th Street
57th Street
Penguin Encounter
Jun5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Sunday June 5
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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