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Spirits & Spice Oakbrook Whiskey Experiences
Feb15
Nov29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Spirits & Spice Oakbrook Whiskey Experiences

Taste some of the finest whiskeys on a 45-minute guided tour at Spirits & Spice Oakbrook. Whether you know nothing about whiskey, know a little…

Thursday, February 15th
5:45 p.m.Friday, November 29th
6:30 p.m.
Spirits & Spice Oakbrook
441 Oakbrook Center
Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
Mar2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

Find your Dragon Power! Families can become Spinjitzu masters with powered-up activities, experiences and LEGO builds during the all-new LEGO NINJAGO Dragon’s Rising Event happening…

Saturday, March 2nd
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Body Mind Spirit Celebration
Mar2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Body Mind Spirit Celebration

Join Body Mind Spirit Celebration as we journey Behind the Waterfall! Immerse yourself in the magic as you explore live learning sessions and entertainment. Shop…

Saturday, March 2nd
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
midwest convention center
401 W LAKE ST
Body Mind Spirit Celebration
Mar2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Body Mind Spirit Celebration

Join Body Mind Spirit Celebration as we journey Behind the Waterfall! Immerse yourself in the magic as you explore live learning sessions and entertainment. Shop…

Saturday, March 2nd
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
midwest convention center
401 W LAKE ST
Show Some Love: A Big Delicious Planet Wedding Show
Mar2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Show Some Love: A Big Delicious Planet Wedding Show

Engaged and planning your wedding? Visit our 3rd annual mini-wedding show, Show Some Love! We’re inviting couples to come learn about BDP’s catering services, taste…

Saturday, March 2nd
11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Big Delicious Planet
412 North Wolcott Avenue
Show Some Love: A Big Delicious Planet Wedding Show
Mar2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Show Some Love: A Big Delicious Planet Wedding Show

Engaged and planning your wedding? Visit our 3rd annual mini-wedding show, Show Some Love! We’re inviting couples to come learn about BDP’s catering services, taste…

Saturday, March 2nd
11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Big Delicious Planet
412 North Wolcott Avenue
Bushmills Presents Immersive Tasting Experience – Origins of Whiskey
Mar2
Mar3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Bushmills Presents Immersive Tasting Experience – Origins of Whiskey

Bushmills Irish Whiskey presents Origins of Whiskey, an immersive whiskey tasting experience presented by the world’s oldest licensed distillery, Bushmills Irish Whiskey!  Taking place in…

Saturday, March 2nd
1:00 p.m.Sunday, March 3rd
9:00 p.m.
Morgan Manufacturing
401 N. Morgan St.
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre Patchwork New Play Festival 2024
Mar2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre Patchwork New Play Festival 2024

The Patchwork New Play Festival is a celebration of new one-act plays, this year all based around the theme of Metamorphosis. Nine plays will be…

Saturday, March 2nd
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640
Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
Mar3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

Find your Dragon Power! Families can become Spinjitzu masters with powered-up activities, experiences and LEGO builds during the all-new LEGO NINJAGO Dragon’s Rising Event happening…

Sunday, March 3rd
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Chicago Polar Plunge
Mar3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Sports & Recreation

Chicago Polar Plunge

The “must-attend” winter event in the city of Chicago – the Chicago Polar Plunge – returns to North Avenue Beach on Sunday, March 3rd, as…

Sunday, March 3rd
10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
North Avenue Beach
1600 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Bushmills Presents Immersive Tasting Experience – Origins of Whiskey
Mar3
Mar4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Bushmills Presents Immersive Tasting Experience – Origins of Whiskey

Bushmills Irish Whiskey presents Origins of Whiskey, an immersive whiskey tasting experience presented by the world’s oldest licensed distillery, Bushmills Irish Whiskey!  Taking place in…

Sunday, March 3rd
1:00 p.m.Monday, March 4th
9:00 p.m.
Morgan Manufacturing
401 N. Morgan St.
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre Patchwork New Play Festival 2024
Mar3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre Patchwork New Play Festival 2024

The Patchwork New Play Festival is a celebration of new one-act plays, this year all based around the theme of Metamorphosis. Nine plays will be…

Sunday, March 3rd
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640
Chicago Sunday Splash
Mar3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Sunday Splash

Dive into the extraordinary at ‘Chicago Sunday Splash,’ where the city’s artistic currents converge in a spectacular variety show. Immerse yourself in a wave of…

Sunday, March 3rd
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The iO Theater
1501 North Kingsbury Street
Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
Mar4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

Find your Dragon Power! Families can become Spinjitzu masters with powered-up activities, experiences and LEGO builds during the all-new LEGO NINJAGO Dragon’s Rising Event happening…

Monday, March 4th
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and His Music
Mar4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and His Music

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre launches its 29th season with Chicago’s Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and his Music, launching October 16…

Monday, March 4th
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Porchlight Music Theatre
1016 N. Dearborn Ave.
Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
Mar5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

Find your Dragon Power! Families can become Spinjitzu masters with powered-up activities, experiences and LEGO builds during the all-new LEGO NINJAGO Dragon’s Rising Event happening…

Tuesday, March 5th
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Tasty Tuesdays – TRY Spring Cocktail recipes – Oakbrook
Mar5
May28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Tasty Tuesdays – TRY Spring Cocktail recipes – Oakbrook

Tasty Tuesdays – Every Tuesday sample Spirits & Spice Spring Cocktail recipes. Bring the Spring at Spirits & Spice in Oakbrook! Tasty Tuesdays is the…

Tuesday, March 5th
5:00 p.m.Tuesday, May 28th
6:00 p.m.
Spirits & Spice Oakbrook
441 Oakbrook Center
Chicago’s Best Standup
Mar5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Best Standup

Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy is back better than ever. We’ve compiled the absolute best standup comedy lineup that you will see in the city. Today’s…

Tuesday, March 5th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657
3175 N. Broadway St
Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
Mar6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

Find your Dragon Power! Families can become Spinjitzu masters with powered-up activities, experiences and LEGO builds during the all-new LEGO NINJAGO Dragon’s Rising Event happening…

Wednesday, March 6th
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano
Mar6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | ANNIE JACOBS-PERKINS, CELLO KYLE ORTH, PIANO Program: Robert Schumann – Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70 Sergei Prokofiev – Cello…

Wednesday, March 6th
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano
Mar6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | ANNIE JACOBS-PERKINS, CELLO KYLE ORTH, PIANO Program: Robert Schumann – Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70 Sergei Prokofiev – Cello…

Wednesday, March 6th
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
Mar7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

Find your Dragon Power! Families can become Spinjitzu masters with powered-up activities, experiences and LEGO builds during the all-new LEGO NINJAGO Dragon’s Rising Event happening…

Thursday, March 7th
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Evenings at Renaissance
Mar7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Evenings at Renaissance

The Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel’s lobby bar and lounge, Staytion Market & Bar, is hosting weekly themed cocktail demos with its expert team of in-house…

Thursday, March 7th
4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
1 West Upper Wacker Drive
Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
Mar8
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lego Ninjago: Dragon’s Rising Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

Find your Dragon Power! Families can become Spinjitzu masters with powered-up activities, experiences and LEGO builds during the all-new LEGO NINJAGO Dragon’s Rising Event happening…

Friday, March 8th
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
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