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Chicago Cabaret Week

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2020 Chicago Cabaret Week

Chicago Cabaret Week has been postponed. Organizers are working to reschedule the events to a later date, please check back soon for updates.

Cabaret has been at the heartbeat of Chicago’s nightclub scene for more than a century. Come experience Chicago Cabaret Week at intimate venues around the city as artists bring you their personal renditions of the Great American Songbook, blues, jazz, burlesque, pop, comedy and Broadway. Get carried away by Chicago Cabaret!

Summer Tween Events: Becoming a Scientist
Jun21
Jun25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Summer Tween Events: Becoming a Scientist

Sign-up for a five-day, in-person camp inspired by Dr. Jane Goodall and work (as featured in the exhibition, Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Jane Goodall).…

Monday June 21
9:00 a.m.Friday June 25
3:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Champions | Free Summer Screenings
Jun23
Jun24
Virtual Event

Champions | Free Summer Screenings

Marco, an assistant coach in Spain’s top basketball league, has both attitude and anger issues. One night, after a particularly bad game, he finds himself…

Wednesday June 23
6:30 p.m.Thursday June 24
6:30 p.m.
¡Viva la Libertad! Latin America and the Age of Revolutions
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

¡Viva la Libertad! Latin America and the Age of Revolutions

As revolutions broke out in the United States, France, and Haiti, freedom movements took root in Latin America, where the colonies of Spain and Portugal…

Thursday June 24
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition

2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Artists on the Lam. Celebrate with us! It was on Monday, June 6, 2011, that local artist, independent curator,…

Thursday June 24
Artists on the Lam
PO Box 47875
Belmont Theater District Spring Offerings
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Belmont Theater District Spring Offerings

The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago’s largest theater district, introduces a wide variety of offerings this spring. With more than 25 organizations, BTD members’ offerings…

Thursday June 24
Belmont Theater District
Lakeview
Dingleberries virtual show
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dingleberries virtual show

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to conclude its eleventh season with the streaming world premiere of Dingleberries, a dark comedy written by Susan Chenet and…

Thursday June 24
Interrobang Theatre Project
Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown
Jun24
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…

Thursday June 24
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago, a new venue within Chicago’s recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, will open Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 with the U.S. premiere of…

Thursday June 24
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
M.A.D.D. Rhythms June Dance Performances and Events
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

M.A.D.D. Rhythms June Dance Performances and Events

Join M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Chicago’s premier tap collective, as they continue their 20th Anniversary all June long with appearances and performances throughout the Midwest including See…

Thursday June 24
M.A.D.D. Rhythms
4701 S King Drive
Project Onward EXHIBITION: Imagined Spaces
Jun24
Virtual Event

Project Onward EXHIBITION: Imagined Spaces

Project Onward exists to give a “visual voice” to artists with neurodiversity in order to tell their stories and change the perceptions of the world. …

Thursday June 24
Project Onward
Virtual Event
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Thursday June 24
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
The Music of Black Voices
Jun24
Virtual Event

The Music of Black Voices

‘The Music of Black Voices: Inspiring today’s youth through a choreographic reflection of our era and celebrating the history of black artists in music.’ Six…

Thursday June 24
The Northman Live Music Summer Series
Jun24
Music & Comedy

The Northman Live Music Summer Series

The Northman Summer Music Series will run daily on our Pergola Stage, Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. The FREE live music series by the…

Thursday June 24
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
The Ruth Page School of Dance – Adult Summer Classes
Jun24
Sports & Recreation

The Ruth Page School of Dance – Adult Summer Classes

This summer, The Ruth Page School of Dance is offering a selection of both virtual and in-person classes for Adults of all ages and experience…

Thursday June 24
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
Steppenwolf Theatre Virtual Productions
Jun24
Virtual Event

Steppenwolf Theatre Virtual Productions

Steppenwolf NOW is a new virtual programming stream featuring six breakthrough stories written by America’s most talented voices, spotlighting the nation’s premier ensemble theatre. Offering…

Thursday June 24
Virtual
Virtual Event
The Obama Portraits
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Obama Portraits

In summer 2021 , the Art Institute of Chicago welcomes two acclaimed portraits to its galleries: Kehinde Wiley’s painting of President Barack Obama and Amy…

Thursday June 24
Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Raíces to Roots
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Raíces to Roots

Raíces to Roots is a multi-disciplinary production that celebrates and examines the Chicago Puerto Rican experience. Stories of pride, struggle, and resilience are embodied through…

Thursday June 24
3:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center
4048 W. Armitage Ave
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard

Gallery Guichard, the most notable and respected gallery in Bronzeville — the largest African American art district in the country — is located on the…

Thursday June 24
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
American Roulette
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

American Roulette

American Roulette April 16 – July 18, 2021 Chase Gallery at Epiphany Center for the Arts For information on American Roulette: https://epiphanychi.com/american-roulette/

Thursday June 24
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Chicago: Home of House
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago: Home of House

Chicago: Home of House The Catacombs at Epiphany Center for the Arts May 8 to July 11, 2021   For more information on Chicago: Home…

Thursday June 24
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Juan Arango Palacios: Payasadas
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Juan Arango Palacios: Payasadas

Juan Arango Palacios: Payasadas The Guild Room at Epiphany Center for the Arts May 7 to July 18, 2021 For more information on Juan Arango Palacios:…

Thursday June 24
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Perspectives From Japan: A Group Exhibition of Japanese Mosaic Artists
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Perspectives From Japan: A Group Exhibition of Japanese Mosaic Artists

The art of mosaic in Japan after World War II was recognized mainly as mural art.  Very few artists were making easel mosaic works as…

Thursday June 24
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
@gocmosaics
1127 W Granville Ave
Wangari Mathenge – The Expats Series: Impressions on Paper
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wangari Mathenge – The Expats Series: Impressions on Paper

Wangari Mathenge – The Expats Series: Impressions on Paper The Sacristy Gallery at Epiphany Center for the Arts May 21 to July 25, 2021 Opening…

Thursday June 24
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall

Step into the field to explore the trailblazing life and legacy of Dr. Jane Goodall, from her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees to becoming an acclaimed…

Thursday June 24
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Chicago: Home of House
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago: Home of House

Chicago: Home of House  The Catacombs at Epiphany Center for the Arts Through July 17, 2021 Phase 2 Reception and Performances – June 12, 3:30 p.m.…

Thursday June 24
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Frida Kahlo: Timeless
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Frida Kahlo: Timeless

The exhibition, on view June 5 to Sept. 6, 2021, will be the largest Frida Kahlo exhibition in the Chicago area in more than 40…

Thursday June 24
10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours
Jun24
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…

Thursday June 24
10:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tours
Jun24
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…

Thursday June 24
10:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Shoreline Sightseeing Skyline Lake Tour
Jun24
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Skyline Lake Tour

Shoreline Sightseeing Skyline Lake Tours are a family favorite offering panoramic views of the city’s world-famous skyline on a relaxing 40-mintue cruise. Passengers learn about…

Thursday June 24
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection

Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection continues through August 29, 2021 Missing some of your favorite pieces in the Museum? Re-visit the…

Thursday June 24
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Lizzadro Museum
1220 Kensington Road
Paradigm Exhibit
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Paradigm Exhibit

This summer, join Springboard Arts for the opening of their third exhibition, “Paradigm.” As the world around us evolves, so must one’s disposition, and in…

Thursday June 24
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Springboard Arts Chicago
1910 W. North Ave.
Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour
Jun24
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.…

Thursday June 24
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots

The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots is a multi-site exhibition debuting at the South Asia Institute in Chicago on June 17, 2021 and will run…

Thursday June 24
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S. Michigan Ave.
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden Yappy Hour Series
Jun24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Northman Beer & Cider Garden Yappy Hour Series

The Northman Beer & Cider Garden are partnering with Real Dog Moms of Chicago on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 4pm-7pm. Bring your pups…

Thursday June 24
4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Best of Rogers Park
Jun24
Virtual Event

Best of Rogers Park

The nonprofit Rogers Park Business Alliance presents its Best of Rogers Park Celebration & Awards Presentation on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 5:30-7 p.m. After…

Thursday June 24
5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rogers Park Business Alliance
Virtual Event
MCA Chicago Tuesdays on the Terrace
Jun24
Music & Comedy

MCA Chicago Tuesdays on the Terrace

Summer Tuesdays come alive on the MCA’s Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden with free music highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community. Enjoy…

Thursday June 24
5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MCA Chicago Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden
220 E Chicago Ave
“Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream” by Tesh Silver at Co-Prosperity
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream” by Tesh Silver at Co-Prosperity

Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream by Tesh Silver In the windows of Co-Prosperity Saturday, May 29- Saturday June 28 Ancestors no…

Thursday June 24
6:00 p.m.
Co-Prosperity
3219 South Morgan Street
“Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream” by Tesh Silver at Co-Prosperity
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream” by Tesh Silver at Co-Prosperity

Liberation Among The Stars: A Past & Future Dream by Tesh Silver In the windows of Co-Prosperity Saturday, May 29- Saturday June 28   Ancestors…

Thursday June 24
6:00 p.m.
Co-Prosperity
3219 South Morgan Street
Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars
Jun24
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars

Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Kane County Cougars at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this “Thirsty Thursday” home game, fans can…

Thursday June 24
6:00 p.m.
Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Avenue
Chicago Takes 10
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Takes 10

Chicago Takes 10 is a new virtual performance series sponsored by the Walder Foundation to provide support to performing artists and arts organizations who have…

Thursday June 24
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
chicagotakes10.org
Array
Curator Conversations @ 21c Museum Hotel
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Curator Conversations @ 21c Museum Hotel

June’s Curator Conversations at 21c Chicago will feature Vincent Uribe and Hope Wang! Curator Conversations is a monthly series that asks a local art curator…

Thursday June 24
6:00 p.m.
21c Museum Hotel
55 E. Ontario St.
Karaoke at The Mount
Jun24
Music & Comedy

Karaoke at The Mount

Whether you want to spectate or take your talents to the stage, our Karaoke Nights are a blast for the whole crew! Meet us at…

Thursday June 24
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
1001 Main St
Moonset Sunrise
Jun24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Moonset Sunrise

Celebrate Collaboraction’s 25th anniversary on June 24 at Rockwell on the River! The outdoor event will celebrate the social justice theatre company’s history, present, and…

Thursday June 24
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Rockwell on the River
3057 N Rockwell St
Chicago Dance Month
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance Month

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering,…

Thursday June 24
7:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
Rockin’ in the Park at Parkway Bank Park
Jun24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Rockin’ in the Park at Parkway Bank Park

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district welcomes summer with the return of “Rockin’ in the Park” free summer concert series! The 2021 series will feature…

Thursday June 24
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Shoreline Sightseeing Orchestra Cruises with Lyric Opera Musicians
Jun24
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Orchestra Cruises with Lyric Opera Musicians

Shoreline Sightseeing introduces a new summer event: Orchestra Cruises featuring live music from members of the acclaimed Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra. Guests will enjoy musical…

Thursday June 24
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Cafe Cortado
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Cafe Cortado

Cafe Cortado is a virtual production exploring Chicago’s unique coffee shops using live stream dance performance, interviews and dance film Chicago’s independent coffee shops are…

Thursday June 24
7:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
@mariahdchoreography
Sticks & Stones – A Roast Battle Comedy Show
Jun24
Music & Comedy

Sticks & Stones – A Roast Battle Comedy Show

Every Thursday at 8 pm in the Lincoln Lodge Theatre, Chicago’s funniest people say the meanest things to each other! Sticks & Stones may break…

Thursday June 24
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Art on theMART
Jun24

Art on theMART

Join us on the Chicago Riverwalk nightly at 8:30 & 9:00 p.m. to view the Spring 2021 Projection Program. Artwork includes the Adler Planetarium’s Astrographics and a…

Thursday June 24
8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
theMART
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Art on theMART Hope is Light Program
Jun24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art on theMART Hope is Light Program

Art on theMART is establishing a new ongoing partnership with Chicago Public Schools and its All-City Arts Program. The first joint project will showcase the…

Thursday June 24
8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Art on theMART
Merchandise Mart
Netta Yerushalmy’s Paramodernities, Night #3
Jun24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Netta Yerushalmy’s Paramodernities, Night #3

Paramodernities offers an utterly unique hybrid of academic conference, dance performance, and town hall gathering. Join for one evening of these screened dance-experiments or all…

Thursday June 24
8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S. Shore Dr.
Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life
Jun25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life

Wrightwood 659 is pleased to host the first U.S. exhibition devoted to the work of Yannis Tsarouchis (1910–1989), widely regarded as one of the greatest Greek painters of the…

Friday June 25
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
Camp Shedd: Summer Splash
Jun25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Camp Shedd: Summer Splash

Camp is back! Are you ready to make a splash? Join us this summer at Shedd Aquarium for one of our week-long camps for kids…

Friday June 25
9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
“My Dazzling Queer Fantasy” Gallery Opening
Jun25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“My Dazzling Queer Fantasy” Gallery Opening

Elephant Room Gallery is excited to be exhibiting Chicago-based artist TotesFerosh’s first solo exhibition this summer during Chicago Pride Month. “My Dazzling Queer Fantasy” opens…

Friday June 25
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Elephant Room Gallery
704 S Wabash Ave
Musical Storytime & Lunch at Bar Siena by Merit School of Music
Jun25
Music & Comedy

Musical Storytime & Lunch at Bar Siena by Merit School of Music

Merit School of Music will host an interactive Spanish Bilingual Musical Storytime for Chicago families, with lunch included! Merit’s Early Childhood Specialist, Ms. Sally, will…

Friday June 25
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bar Siena
832 W Randolph St.
A Designed Life: Contemporary American Textiles, Wallpapers, and Containers & Packaging, 1951–1954
Jun25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

A Designed Life: Contemporary American Textiles, Wallpapers, and Containers & Packaging, 1951–1954

The Design Museum is thrilled to bring the traveling exhibition, A Designed Life: Contemporary American Textiles, Wallpapers, and Containers & Packaging, 1951–1954, from University of…

Friday June 25
11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady
Jun25
Tours & Attractions

Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady

#1 boat tour in Chicago according to TripAdvisor user reviews! For more than 25 years, the Chicago Architecture Center’s expertly trained docent volunteers have led…

Friday June 25
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Chicago’s First Lady Cruises Dock
112 E. Wacker
God Damn Exhibition Opening
Jun25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

God Damn Exhibition Opening

Buddy is proud to host a group show of work from the Chicago-based API artist collective God Damn for the month of June. During out…

Friday June 25
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Buddy at the Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford: League of Nations
Jun25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford: League of Nations

This exhibition is partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council and Indiana University Northwest. Throughout the underpinning of modernist design, aspirations of efficiency and comfort…

Friday June 25
11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Gateway to the West Loop Food Tour
Jun25
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…

Friday June 25
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
West Loop
Washington & Morgan
Skyline Sessions at Navy Pier
Jun25
Music & Comedy

Skyline Sessions at Navy Pier

End the work week with live music acts from a wide array of genres and styles. Grab a seat on the Wave Wall Staircase near…

Friday June 25
3:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
The Map of Now
Jun25
Virtual Event

The Map of Now

The Map of Now is a multi-venue, interdiscipinary digital festival presented by Lucky Plush in partnership with four Chicago presenters: the Harris Theater of Music…

Friday June 25
5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Lucky Plush Productions
Virtual Event
The Map of Now
Jun25
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Map of Now

Lucky Plush Productions pairs the aesthetics of retro video games with a turbo-charged line-up of Chicago dance, theater, music and comedy performers for the company’s…

Friday June 25
5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lucky Plush Productions
3825 N. Bell Ave
Music at The Foundry
Jun25
Music & Comedy

Music at The Foundry

Weekends at The Forge just got better with live music! Starting June 4, you can gather your friends after a fun day of adventure, grab…

Friday June 25
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
1001 Main St
Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars
Jun25
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars

Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Kane County Cougars at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this Friday home game, the first 1,500…

Friday June 25
7:00 p.m.
Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Avenue
William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors
Jun25
Theatre & Performing Arts

William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors

One of Shakespeare’s hysterical comedies! Egeon travels to Ephesus with his son Antipholus and servant, Dromio. Antipholus learns that he has a twin brother, separated…

Friday June 25
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
Searchlight
Jun25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Searchlight

Join Aerial Dance Chicago for an unforgettable performance of contemporary dance in flight. Searchlight is an evening of kinetic artistry inspired by personal life journeys,…

Friday June 25
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Aerial Dance Chicago
4028 W Irving Park Rd
The Lincoln Lodge
Jun25
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lincoln Lodge

The Lincoln Lodge stand-up comedy and variety showcase plays every Friday and Saturday night in Chicago’s glamorous Logan Square! In addition to The Lodge’s rotating…

Friday June 25
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Indie Media & ELDC Latin Social
Jun25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Indie Media & ELDC Latin Social

Indie Media Studios Latin Social! 2 Dance Studios playing Latin Music all night. Music & Dance Performances by Indie Media & Evolucion Latina Dance Company.

Friday June 25
10:00 p.m.
Indie Media Studios
5553 W Belmont Ave
Naperville Fine Art & Artisan Fair
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Naperville Fine Art & Artisan Fair

Fine Art Fair with over 100 artists from around the country. Held at the beautiful and historic Naper Settlement park and museum.

Saturday June 26
Naper Settlement
523 S Webster St.
Pride in the Park
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Pride in the Park

Pride in the Park Chicago will proudly return to Grant Park on June 26 and 27 for a two-day, COVID-safe outdoor festival that brings equity,…

Saturday June 26
Grant Park
337 E Randolph St
Lincoln Park Health & Wellness Weekend
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lincoln Park Health & Wellness Weekend

Explore new workouts, treatments and personal care from Lincoln Park’s innovative health and wellness community to keep you fit and healthy this summer. Join the…

Saturday June 26
8:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Lincoln Common
2345 N. Lincoln
CAC Story Time
Jun26
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

CAC Story Time

Join the Chicago Architecture Center for a unique story time at the inspiring Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens, as we learn about the impact of…

Saturday June 26
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens
1801 S Indiana Ave
Festival of Fine Arts 2021
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Festival of Fine Arts 2021

This coming June 26th and 27th, 10 am to 5 pm both days, The Art Center Highland Park will host their 22nd Annual Festival of…

Saturday June 26
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Art Center Highland Park
1957 Sheridan Rd
Festival of Fine Arts 2021
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Festival of Fine Arts 2021

This coming June 26th and 27th, 10 am to 5 pm both days, The Art Center Highland Park will host their 22nd Annual Festival of…

Saturday June 26
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Art Center Highland Park
1957 Sheridan Rd
Swedish Fest
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Swedish Fest

Geneva Commons is participating in Geneva Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Swedish Day Festival by hosting their own Family Fest. Guests will enjoy a day full…

Saturday June 26
10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Geneva Commons
602 Commons Drive
Virtual Shark Feeding Tour
Jun26
Virtual Event

Virtual Shark Feeding Tour

It’s time to meet the sharks—virtually!   Experience a live virtual tour with the sharks that call Shedd home from the comfort of your home during this…

Saturday June 26
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
Chicago Markets for Makers
Jun26

Chicago Markets for Makers

Markets for Makers is BACK to Chicago June 26+27 from 11am-5pm! Tickets starting at $8 Located in the historic and spacious Artifact Events, come discover…

Saturday June 26
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artifact Events
4325 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago Markets for Makers
Jun26

Chicago Markets for Makers

Markets for Makers is BACK to Chicago June 26+27 from 11am-5pm! Tickets starting at $8 Located in the historic and spacious Artifact Events, come discover…

Saturday June 26
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artifact Events
4325 N Ravenswood Ave
Chinatown Lunch Tour
Jun26
Tours & Attractions

Chinatown Lunch Tour

On our #1 TripAdvisor Rated Chinatown Adventure, you’ll enjoy seated dining at five restaurants and bakeries featuring upscale Chinese recipes while navigating Chicago’s historic Chinatown…

Saturday June 26
11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Chinatown
2200 S. Wentworth
Downtown Interior Architecture Walking Tour (“The World Within”)
Jun26
Tours & Attractions

Downtown Interior Architecture Walking Tour (“The World Within”)

Did you know that the #1-ranked tour in Chicago out of 340+ on TripAdvisor is a woman-owned small business consisting of ONLY ONE full-time employee…

Saturday June 26
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Pride North Chicago
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Pride North Chicago

Chicago’s largest northside neighborhood Pride Party This street festival features DJs and Live entertainment across two stages and three dance floors. It possesses great sponsorship…

Saturday June 26
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Glenwood Avenue between Morse and Lunt
Luau Brunch with Hugo’s ELVIS Tribute Show
Jun26
Music & Comedy

Luau Brunch with Hugo’s ELVIS Tribute Show

A brand NEW special BRUNCH menu featuring $20 Prosecco bottles, various mimosa flavors, spicy bloody mary, all while enjoying a wonderful ELVIS tribute show!!! Seats…

Saturday June 26
12:30 p.m.
Asian Outpost Hawaiian Hideout
1315 S Wabash
Virtual Penguin Encounter
Jun26
Virtual Event

Virtual Penguin Encounter

Virtual Penguin Encounters are BACK! It’s time to meet the penguins—virtually! Experience a live virtual visit with the penguins that call Shedd home from your home with…

Saturday June 26
1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
Virtual Event
Live on the Lake! at Navy Pier
Jun26
Music & Comedy

Live on the Lake! at Navy Pier

Spend your weekend at the Navy Pier Beer Garden and enjoy a diverse array of musical performances. Navy Pier’s weekly live music series features Chicago’s…

Saturday June 26
2:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Wave Wall Moves at Navy Pier
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Wave Wall Moves at Navy Pier

Check out exhilarating dance performances every Saturday from May 29 to September 4. This live dance performance series will take place every Saturday afternoon at…

Saturday June 26
3:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Free Concert for First Responders
Jun26
Music & Comedy

Free Concert for First Responders

To thank the heroic doctors, nurses, health and human services workers, and all first responders, the Skokie Theatre is thrilled to invite you to its…

Saturday June 26
4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Skokie Theatre
7924 N. Lincoln Ave.
The Tempel Lipizzans Summer Spotlight Performance
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Tempel Lipizzans Summer Spotlight Performance

The Summer Spotlight performances boast the best of the best of our talented stallions in this gorgeous four-segment exhibition of classical riding. From the precise…

Saturday June 26
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tempel Lipizzans
17000 Wadsworth Road
The Tempel Lipizzans Summer Spotlight Performance
Jun26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Tempel Lipizzans Summer Spotlight Performance

The Summer Spotlight performances boast the best of the best of our talented stallions in this gorgeous four-segment exhibition of classical riding. From the precise…

Saturday June 26
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tempel Lipizzans
17000 Wadsworth Road
Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars
Jun26
Sports & Recreation

Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars

Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Kane County Cougars at Impact Field in Rosemont. Chicago Dogs games welcome fans of all ages…

Saturday June 26
7:00 p.m.
Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Avenue
Overflow After Dark Returns
Jun26
Music & Comedy

Overflow After Dark Returns

Overflow After Dark was birthed out of the vision to provide local artists and entrepreneurs with a professional platform to showcase their work. Overflow After…

Saturday June 26
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Overflow Coffee
1449 S. Michigan Ave
SongShop Live Garden Concert: Midsummer’s Eve
Jun26
Theatre & Performing Arts

SongShop Live Garden Concert: Midsummer’s Eve

SongShop Live Garden Concert: “Midsummer’s Eve” Saturday, June 26, 7 p.m. central Sunday, June 27, 3 p.m. central Garden gates open at 6:30 pm and…

Saturday June 26
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Virtual
955 W Grand Ave
That’s Weird, Millennials!
Jun26
Theatre & Performing Arts

That’s Weird, Millennials!

PlayMakers Laboratory is pleased to present That’s Weird, Millennials! Real Stories with a Je Ne Sais Quoi, a whimsical evening of cross-generational stories written by…

Saturday June 26
7:00 p.m.
PlayMakers Laboratory
Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Tours
Jun26
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Tours

Shoreline Sightseeing joins all of Chicago in welcoming the return of Navy Pier’s summer Fireworks. Shoreline offers two tour options to take in these dazzling…

Saturday June 26
8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Tours
Jun26
Tours & Attractions

Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Tours

Shoreline Sightseeing joins all of Chicago in welcoming the return of Navy Pier’s summer Fireworks. Shoreline offers two tour options to take in these dazzling…

Saturday June 26
8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Navy Pier 66 North Streeter Drive
Sugar Hill Gang / Fatman Scoop and More Live In the Afterlife Music Hall
Jun26
Jun27
Music & Comedy

Sugar Hill Gang / Fatman Scoop and More Live In the Afterlife Music Hall

Sugar Hill Gang, Fatman Scoop and More Live in The Afterlife Music Hall Afterlife, WRM Productions, Melody Monster, Brauer House and Swizzle Steve, #TeamJohn Hill,…

Saturday June 26
9:30 p.m.Sunday June 27
2:00 a.m.
Afterlife Music Hall
1000 North Rohlwing Road #16
Glenwood Sunday Market
Jun27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Glenwood Sunday Market

The nonprofit Rogers Park Business Alliance (RPBA) is proud to announce the 12th season of its Glenwood Sunday Market, to be held at 1233-41 W.…

Sunday June 27
9:00 a.m.
Glenwood Sunday Market
1233-41 W. Pratt Blvd.
Andersonville Vintage Market
Jun27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Andersonville Vintage Market

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce celebrates summer with its first-ever outdoor Andersonville Vintage Market featuring antiques, home décor, jewelry, accessories, clothing, music and other bric…

Sunday June 27
10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Andersonville Chamber of Commmerce
DJ Brunch
Jun27

DJ Brunch

Warm weather, chill vibes! Join us at Harry Caray’s Tavern every Sunday from 10am-12pm for a live DJ Brunch!

Sunday June 27
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Harry Caray’s Tavern Navy Pier
700 East Grand Avenue
Drag Story Hour at WNDR Museum
Jun27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Drag Story Hour at WNDR Museum

WNDR Museum has partnered with A Queer Pride and Chicago Public Library for an enhanced museum experience featuring reading with Drag Queens! As you make…

Sunday June 27
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
wndr museum
1130 W Monroe St.

Chicago Cabaret Week is presented by Chicago Cabaret Professionals, Working In Concert, Acts Of Kindness Cabaret, and The Cabaret Project. For more info or questions please contact the Chicago Cabaret Professionals at (877) 554-7714

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Chicago Cabaret Week is part of the Year of Chicago Music celebration

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