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Nina Irwin | Thank You Notes
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Nina Irwin | Thank You Notes

EXHIBITION DATES: February 24 – March 31, 2024 OPENING RECEPTION: February 25, 2024, 1–4 pm, with an Artist Talk at 2 pm GALLERY HOURS: Monday–Thursday,…

Saturday, May 18th
9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Evanston Art Center
1717 Central Street
Midwest Bonsai Society 18th May Exhibit
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Midwest Bonsai Society 18th May Exhibit

Having started in 2004, our Spring show is smaller than our August Exhibition but is well worth the trip. We will have 7 tree vendors…

North Suburbs

Event details
Saturday, May 18th
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Flight of Butterflies
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Flight of Butterflies

ntroducing the Flight of Butterflies! This city-wide exhibit merges nature, art, and story telling, creating a memorable experience for all in Chicago. Local artists adorn…

Saturday, May 18th
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Wild World: Miracles in Conservation
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wild World: Miracles in Conservation

Now open! Get up close to geckos, ferrets, chinchillas, poison dart frogs, and more in Wild World: Miracles in Conservation! Visitors of all ages will…

Saturday, May 18th
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
BRICK-Tastic Spring Break at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
May18
Tours & Attractions

BRICK-Tastic Spring Break at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

Spring Break memories will last a lifetime at the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground! Jump into a world of creativity, color and playful learning at LEGOLAND…

Saturday, May 18th
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Play Unstoppable Festival
May18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Play Unstoppable Festival

It’s time for a day of Unstoppable LEGO® Play! Join us as our LEGOLAND® Discovery Center gets taken over by the Play Unstoppable Festival. Be part of…

Saturday, May 18th
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Spring Flower Show: What’s In A Name?
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Spring Flower Show: What’s In A Name?

This year’s Spring Flower Show, What’s in a Name?, explains the history and science of botanical nomenclature alongside a beautiful flower show full of blooms.  Plant names are an…

Garfield Park

Event details
Saturday, May 18th
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
Deem Symposium | Designing for Dignity 02: A Convening of Possibilities
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Deem Symposium | Designing for Dignity 02: A Convening of Possibilities

About the Event This spring, Deem presents its second live symposium: Designing for Dignity 02: A Convening of Possibilities. In continuation with last year’s inaugural gathering, this hybrid…

Saturday, May 18th
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Titanic: The Exhibition
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Titanic: The Exhibition

⭐ Titanic: The Exhibition is making its way to Westfield Old Orchard in Chicago after a sold-out run in Macau, Moscow, Riga Latvia, Perth, Sydney, and LA.…

Saturday, May 18th
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Westfield Old Orchard (West Lot)
4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center
Lincoln Roscoe Spring Art & Craft Fair: Chicago, Illinois (3rd Annual)
May18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lincoln Roscoe Spring Art & Craft Fair: Chicago, Illinois (3rd Annual)

Returning to Chicago on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, this northside event is urban, edgy and fun, featuring all types of art including…

Saturday, May 18th
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
On Lincoln Ave from School to Roscoe
3329 N Lincoln Ave
Local on Lincoln Artisian Market
May18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Local on Lincoln Artisian Market

Join the Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce for an indoor pop-up market in the retail space at 3169 N Lincoln, on the corner of…

Saturday, May 18th
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
3169 N Lincoln Ave
3169 N. Lincoln Ave
New Monuments | Chicago Brendan Fernandes
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

New Monuments | Chicago Brendan Fernandes

Envisioned as the first in a series of interventions that engage monuments in and outside of the United States, New Monuments | Chicago by Brendan Fernandes seeks…

Saturday, May 18th
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Grant Park
Chicago
Chicago: Home of House Exhibit
May18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago: Home of House Exhibit

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of House music, this one-of-a-kind exhibit will pay homage to the energy, music, and dance of Black and Latino youth on…

Saturday, May 18th
11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
300 East Grand Avenue
Poetry Making Playground
May18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Poetry Making Playground

Kuumba Lynx is proud to bring a Poetry Making Playground at 601 s California, on April 1st – 30th 2024, with an option to extend…

Saturday, May 18th
12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
601 s California
601 S California Ave
Golden Girls – The Laughs Continue
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Golden Girls – The Laughs Continue

Picture it. United States, 2024. GOLDEN GIRLS: THE LAUGHS CONTINUE is a parody that brings Miami’s sassiest seniors to stages around the country for one more hurrah.…

Saturday, May 18th
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place
175 E. Chestnut St
RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES is an electrifying concert experience celebrating the timeless music of the legendary fab four. With note-for-note precision, this mind-blowing performance…

Saturday, May 18th
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe St. , Chicago, IL, 60602
Mamma Mia
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mamma Mia

A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun…

Saturday, May 18th
2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
Chicago Bacon & Bourbon Fest with Free Game Play at HQ Beercade
May18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Bacon & Bourbon Fest with Free Game Play at HQ Beercade

It’s time to get down on all three of the greatest things on this earth: bacon, bourbon, and arcade games! Get ready for a mouth-watering…

Saturday, May 18th
2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Headquarters Beercade
213 W Institute Place
Brick of Chicago Hyde Park Neighborhood Walking Tour
May18
Tours & Attractions

Brick of Chicago Hyde Park Neighborhood Walking Tour

On a Brick of Chicago neighborhood walking tour, you’ll learn about all the elements that make Chicago one of the most interesting and dynamic cities…

Saturday, May 18th
2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Ray Elementary
5631 S Kimbark Ave
Walking Tour: Haunted by Our Dark Side
May18
Tours & Attractions

Walking Tour: Haunted by Our Dark Side

The rise in popularity of true crime TV shows tells us something: we are fascinated — morbidly fascinated — by true stories of death and…

Saturday, May 18th
2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
A&A Ballet’s Cinderella is A Family Favorite That Delights
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

A&A Ballet’s Cinderella is A Family Favorite That Delights

“electric” and “echoing with audiences of all ages.” – The Huffington Post The family favorite, done only as A&A Ballet can, returns to the Chicago…

Saturday, May 18th
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Anthenaeum Theater
2936 N. Southport, Avenue
Chicago Ballet Company’s Cinderella is A Family Favorite That Delights on May 18, 2024
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Ballet Company’s Cinderella is A Family Favorite That Delights on May 18, 2024

A&A Ballet’s Cinderella 2024 Led by an Asian American and International Supporting Cast “electric” and “echoing with audiences of all ages.” – The Huffington Post…

Saturday, May 18th
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Anthenaeum Theater
2936 N. Southport, Avenue
9 to 5: The Musical
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

9 to 5: The Musical

Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can’t do, even in a man’s world. Set in the late…

Saturday, May 18th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights, IL, 60005
Enjoy Outdoor Dining at Komo
May18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Enjoy Outdoor Dining at Komo

A Japanese fine dining destination on West Loop’s Restaurant Row, located at 738 W Randolph St., Chicagoans are invited to take their taste buds on…

Saturday, May 18th
5:00 p.m.
Komo
738 W Randolph Street
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