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Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!

Like a finely tuned dancer, the most highly trained and athletic horse can create a picture of elegance through movement. Witness the beauty of classical…

Sunday August 14
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tempel Farms
17000 W Wadsworth Rd
Bodacious “Me Time” Art + Spa Wellness Event!
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

Bodacious “Me Time” Art + Spa Wellness Event!

Make time for yourself and your health & wellness! Come join Anatomy Bodii Bar Spa & Ther-ART-py Art Studios for the ULTIMATE combo wellness experience! Tickets are…

Sunday August 14
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Anatomy Bodii Bar
Virtual Event
South Asia Institute’s Freedom Festival
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

South Asia Institute’s Freedom Festival

Celebrating 75 Years of Independence with TWO days of very special music and dance performances I Day 02 DAY 02 LINE-UP: 1PM: Zeshan B Chicago-based,…

Sunday August 14
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Enjoy a complimentary glass of rose champagne and curated Ritz Carlton teas, followed by savory tea sandwiches, shaved cucumber salad, truffle quiche, freshly baked scones,…

Sunday August 14
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place
Thirsty Ears Festival
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Thirsty Ears Festival

Chicago’s only classical music street festival features two days of stellar performances, craft beer from Dovetail, food trucks and kid-friendly activities and performances both days.

Sunday August 14
2:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Access Contemporary Music
1758 W. Wilson Ave.
Uptown Farmers Market
Aug15
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Uptown Farmers Market

Shop for your groceries at the Uptown Farmers Market. The market features the region’s best farmed goods and locally produced foods and happens every Wednesday…

Monday August 15
2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Chicago Market
4620 N. Broadway
Edgewater’s Monday Market
Aug15
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Edgewater’s Monday Market

The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its Monday Market. The Edgewater Monday Market will run on Mondays this June from 3 to 7…

Monday August 15
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Broadway Armory
5917 N Broadway
Low-Line Farmers Market
Aug16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Low-Line Farmers Market

The Low-Line Market is a conveniently located and carefully curated farmers market, with the goal of creating an experience where neighbors can meet and gather…

Tuesday August 16
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Southport Brown Line CTA Station along Lakeview Low-Line
3410 N. Southport Ave
ZENB As the Presenting Sponsor of Millennium Park Film Series
Aug16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

ZENB As the Presenting Sponsor of Millennium Park Film Series

As the leading sponsor of the Millennium Park Summer Film Series, ZENB (a direct-to-consumer plant-based food brand) is encouraging Chicagoans to join them in making…

Tuesday August 16
4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph Street
Poetry @ The Green at 320 S. Canal
Aug16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Poetry @ The Green at 320 S. Canal

The Chicago Poetry Center and The Green at 320 S. Canal present Poetry @ The Green at 320, a free, weekly reading and open mic…

Tuesday August 16
5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Green at 320 S. Canal
320 South Canal St.
Millennium Park Summer Film Series
Aug16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Millennium Park Summer Film Series

This summer, DCASE is pleased to present the Millennium Park Summer Film Series on Tuesdays from July 12 through August 30. Films start at 6:30pm.…

Tuesday August 16
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph Street
The K.L.E.O. Center’s Inaugural Golf Fundraiser
Aug17
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The K.L.E.O. Center’s Inaugural Golf Fundraiser

Open invite to the Inaugural KLEO Center Golf Fundraiser on Wednesday, August 17th 2022 at the beautiful Harborside International Golf Course! Participation levels include: Donations,…

Wednesday August 17
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Harborside International Golf Center
11001 S Doty Ave East
Clark After Dark
Aug18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Clark After Dark

USO of Illinois, through the support of Alderman Brendan Reilly of the 42nd Ward, Boss Bar give summer its last “HOO-AH!” by rocking the block…

Thursday August 18
4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
River North
420 N. Clark St.
Argyle Night Market
Aug18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Argyle Night Market

Started in 2013, the Argyle Night Market is an annual event that features food from local Argyle restaurants plus live cultural and musical performances on…

Thursday August 18
5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Argyle Night Market
1000 W. Argyle
Evanston Art & Big Fork Fest
Aug19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Evanston Art & Big Fork Fest

Downtown Evanston transforms itself into an incredible showcase of all types of original art when the Evanston Art & Big Fork Fest ope­­ns for a…

North Suburbs

Event details
Friday August 19
12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Downtown Evanston
800 Church St.
Bands on Broadway
Aug19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Bands on Broadway

Bring your friends and head out for some good music the first three Friday nights in August for Bands on Broadway. You’ll have the opportunity…

Friday August 19
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Edgewater, Chicago
1210 W Rosedale
Glenwood Ave Arts Fest
Aug19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Glenwood Ave Arts Fest

The popular Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) announces complete music lineup for the three-day festival, headlined by Chicago rapper Psalm One, Rock n Roll band…

Friday August 19
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Glenwood Ave Arts District
Glenwood Ave. in Rogers Park
Little Bear Ribfest
Aug19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Little Bear Ribfest

Vernon Hills Park District’s 11th Annual Little Bear Ribfest Little Bear Ribfest will be held Friday, August 19 from 6-11 pm and Saturday, August 20…

Friday August 19
6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Century Park
1002 Lakeview Parkway
Calling All Romance Readers to The Book Stall!
Aug20
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Calling All Romance Readers to The Book Stall!

Come celebrate romance at indie store The Book Stall (811 Elm Street in Winnetka) on Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. We’ll…

Saturday August 20
9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Book Stall
The Book Stall, 811 Elm Street
Chicago Air and Water Show
Aug20
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Air and Water Show

The City of Chicago and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) proudly present the 2022 Chicago Air and Water Show, August 20 and…

Saturday August 20
10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
North Avenue Beach
1600 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Evanston Art & Big Fork Fest
Aug20
Aug21
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Evanston Art & Big Fork Fest

Downtown Evanston transforms itself into an incredible showcase of all types of original art when the Evanston Art & Big Fork Fest ope­­ns for a…

North Suburbs

Event details
Saturday August 20
10:00 a.m.Sunday August 21
5:00 p.m.
Downtown Evanston
800 Church St.
Veg Fest: Vegetarian and Vegan Festival
Aug20
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Veg Fest: Vegetarian and Vegan Festival

CALLING ALL VEG HEADS: FIRST ANNUAL VEG FEST AUGUST 20, 2022: Vegans, Vegetarians and those curious unite in Downtown Highland Park Highland Park’s new alfresco…

Saturday August 20
11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Lot Highland Park
523 Central Ave 60035
Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Aug20
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Enjoy a complimentary glass of rose champagne and curated Ritz Carlton teas, followed by savory tea sandwiches, shaved cucumber salad, truffle quiche, freshly baked scones,…

Saturday August 20
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place
Little Bear Ribfest
Aug20
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Little Bear Ribfest

Vernon Hills Park District’s 11th Annual Little Bear Ribfest Little Bear Ribfest will be held Friday, August 19 from 6-11 pm and Saturday, August 20…

Saturday August 20
4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Century Park
1002 Lakeview Parkway
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