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Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40

Presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellows Program, this multi-site exhibition uses the idea of “the commons” to explore the current socio-political…

Monday November 29
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Present Artifacts
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Present Artifacts

Efrat Hakimi, Sahand Heshmati Afshar, and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas – o’neal address decolonization, Futurism, and evolving histories. Hakimi’s photographs, Heshmati Afshar’s sculptural works and najeebah dumas – o’neal’s drawings show…

Monday November 29
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Michelle Wasson – On Feronia
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Michelle Wasson – On Feronia

In “On Feronia”, Chicago-based painter Michelle Wasson presents a new body of work in The Guild Room. Wasson’s paintings offer a sensual refuge from reality.…

Monday November 29
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Monday November 29
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours
Nov29
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours

Shoreline Sightseeing’s award-winning Architecture River Tours depart daily from Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier and from the northeast corner of…

Monday November 29
10:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour
Nov29
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

Discover Chicago’s world-famous architecture and dramatic history on Shoreline Sightseeing’s Architecture River Tour, named as TripAdvisor’s #1 Travel experience in the United states for 2020.…

Monday November 29
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
Nov29
Sports & Recreation

McCormick Tribune Ice Rink

Skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park returns for its 20th anniversary season, open daily from November 19 through March 6 (weather…

Monday November 29
11:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
The Office Experience
Nov29
Tours & Attractions

The Office Experience

This fall, get ready to be transported to the world of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company when The Office Experience makes its debut in Chicago on…

Monday November 29
12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Gateway to the West Loop Food Tour
Nov29
Tours & Attractions

Gateway to the West Loop Food Tour

On our #1 TripAdvisor Rated Gateway To The West Loop Food Tour, you’ll experience an impressive introduction and subsequent deep dive into the West Loop’s…

Monday November 29
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
West Loop
Washington & Morgan
Willow Hill’s Winter Magic | A Drive-Thru Christmas Lights Experience
Nov29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Willow Hill’s Winter Magic | A Drive-Thru Christmas Lights Experience

Willow Hill’s Winter Magic | A Drive-Thru Christmas Lights Experience at Willow Hill Golf Course in Northbrook, IL BUY TICKETS NOW! www.WillowHillsWinterMagic.com OPEN NIGHTLY Nov…

Monday November 29
4:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Willow Hill Golf Course
1350 Willow Rd
Let It Shine | Northbrook
Nov29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Let It Shine | Northbrook

Let It Shine returns with its newest Christmas drive-thru light show at Northbrook Court! Prepared to be immersed into a wonderland of lights as you…

Monday November 29
4:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Northbrook Court – West Lot, 1515 Lake Cook Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
1515 Lake Cook Road
Let It Shine | Schaumburg
Nov29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Let It Shine | Schaumburg

Let It Shine is proud to present its newest Christmas drive-thru light show at Wintrust Field! Prepared to be immersed into a wonderland of lights…

Monday November 29
4:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Wintrust Field
1999 Springinsguth Rd
Pet Friendly Santa Experience at Fashion Outlets of Chicago
Nov29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Pet Friendly Santa Experience at Fashion Outlets of Chicago

Macerich’s Fashion Outlets of Chicago, located at 5220 Fashion Outlets Way in Rosemont, will get guests in the holiday spirit with the return of Santa…

Monday November 29
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Fashion Outlets of Chicago
5520 Fashion Outlets Way
Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets
Nov29
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets

Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets, Nov 29, 7:00PM. Tickets are on sale at TicketNetwork.

Monday November 29
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Eb & Belle
Nov29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Eb & Belle

A unique spin on a classic Christmas tale, Eb & Belle tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his first love Belle, before he became…

Monday November 29
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Jarvis Square Theater
1439.W. Jarvis
A Thanksgiving Messiah
Nov29
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Thanksgiving Messiah

The celebrated Music of the Baroque Chorus makes its first regular season appearance since December 2019 in Handel’s most iconic oratorio: Messiah. Nicholas Kraemer leads…

Monday November 29
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Hundred Days
Nov29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hundred Days

Kokandy Productions is proud to present the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical Hundred Days, featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons. Hundred Days…

Monday November 29
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre
Nov29
Theatre & Performing Arts

ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre

A fun and safe outdoor movie experience every night at ChiTown Movies! Enjoy blockbuster and classic movies under the stars at our permanent drive-in located…

Monday November 29
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chitown Movies
2343 S throop St
‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil
Nov30
Tours & Attractions

‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil

‘Twas the Night Before… is an exhilarating spin on the beloved Christmas classic as only Cirque du Soleil could imagine. This festive show about the…

Tuesday November 30
12:00 a.m.
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Nov30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience, inspired by James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, showcases the work of 11 photographers of color during the…

Tuesday November 30
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Nov30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago Avant-Garde

Chicago Avant-Garde puts the spotlight on Chicago as a site of historic, boundary-pushing experimentation in art, literature, and dance. At the center of the exhibition…

Tuesday November 30
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown
Nov30
Tours & Attractions

Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago is proud to present its new outdoor art exhibit Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown, with 24 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining…

Tuesday November 30
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow
Nov30
Virtual Event

Hot Pink, or Ready to Blow

It’s Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre continues its “season of audio theatre” with a new studio recording of its 2018 hit comedy Hot Pink, or Ready to…

Tuesday November 30
New American Folk Theatre
Virtual Event
Love in the Time of Jonestown – A Radio Play
Nov30
Virtual Event

Love in the Time of Jonestown – A Radio Play

The New Coordinates, formerly The New Colony, is pleased to launch its 2021-22 season with the world premiere of Love in the Time of Jonestown –…

Tuesday November 30
The New Coordinates
Virtual Event
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