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Since 1973, the Historic Pullman Foundation and the Pullman Civic Organization have co-sponsored the annual Pullman House Tour making this one of Chicago's oldest continuing tour of homes. This year's tour, October 9/10, 11 am- 5pm beginning at 11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave., will highlight sel…

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Happy haunting. Offshore, the world’s largest rooftop deck and one of Chicago’s most popular destinations located on the third floor of Navy Pier, 1000 East Grand Ave, will host a Halloween Costume Party for those looking to slay on Saturday, October 30.

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The Chicago Beer Festival will take place at the Field Museum for a one of a kind experience -- a night at the museum! The event will take place on Saturday, October 9 and will feature over 65 breweries with samplings of over 200 seasonal beers. Guests are allowed access throughout the museum.

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Fear not, Halloween fans. Chicago’s favorite pop-up bar, Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield, has announced their latest pop up installment, Slasher Museum. Running now through Sunday, October 31, this Lincoln Park bar has transformed its gaming areas into a manor of the macabre filled wi…

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Chicago’s Music of the Baroque (MOB) has announced its 2021-22 season, the 51st for the ensemble, under the musical direction of Dame Jane Glover (named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2021 New Year's Honors).

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Gather your ghoulfriends, little ghosts, and goblins for this fun-filled family event at Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W. 31st St.  Check out the creatures, creepy crawlers, and more in your costumes at the Halloween-themed event that's perfect for family photo ops.  All ages are in for a fang-tastic…

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The Lakeview Halloween Pup Crawl, hosted by the one and only Miss Lucy Foozie and presented by A Dog's Best Friend and Northalsted, will return to Boystown Saturday, October 23. The doggy Halloween Trick or Treat and neighborhood walk will take place along Halsted between Belmont and Corneli…

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The Apparel Industry Board (AIBI) will host its 6th annual Rev UP! Chicago event on Thursday, October 21. Get ready to experience fall fashion through the magic of video at a VIP viewing party at Bentley Gold Coast, 834 N. Rush St.

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Chicago Pride Fest, now spanning 3 days from October 1-3, will be packed with even more live music and entertainment! The festival recently announced adding Sunday October 3, following the cancellation of the Chicago Pride Parade. Newly added headliners include: Debbie Gibson, Jamila Woods, …

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The Northalsted Halloween Parade, ranked one of the 10 Best Halloween Celebrations in the U.S. by Fodor’s Travel, will be held in the heart of the Northalsted (also known as Boystown) neighborhood.

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Wizard World Chicago will return to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on October 15-17 (5555 N. River Rd.) Fans will enjoy appearances by celebrities and superstar creators with exhibitors, programming, entertainment, cosplay and other aspects of the event to be announced as they beco…

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Arts in the Dark, a family-friendly annual event on October 30, will celebrate the artistic side of Halloween along State Street. This enchanted nighttime parade features large-scale puppets, costumed performers, elaborate floats, luminous lanterns, music and more. The city’s creative commun…

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Bring your dog and the entire family to the Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday, October 30, for a special Doggie Halloween Party from 9–10 a.m. in the museum’s sculpture garden. (220 E. Chicago Ave.)

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Oktoberfest Chicago, one of the city's most popular Bavarian festivals, celebrates its 19th year Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26, at the St. Alphonsus church, 1429 W. Wellington Ave. All festival events will take place outdoors on church grounds and on Southport between Wellington…

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Artfest Michigan Avenue, presented by Amdur Productions, returns  to the Magnificent Mile this weekend, September 18/19.  Celebrating its 5th year, Artfest Michigan Avenue will be held in at the base of the Tribune Tower Building. Showcasing the work of 50 juried artists from across the coun…

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Jack’s Pumpkin Pop-Up returns to Goose Island, 1265 W. Le Moyne St., for an unforgettable 2-acre, 100% outdoor fall experience with Chicago’s largest corn maze, a hidden boozy bar, axe throwing, carnival games, music, fortune telling, pumpkin patch, fortune tellers, three full-service bars, …

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The 5th annual Artfest Michigan Avenue, presented by Amdur Productions, will be held in downtown Chicago at the base of the Chicago Tribune Building, 435 N Michigan Ave., September 18/19. Showcasing the work of 70 juried artists from across the country in a wide variety of mediums, this “all…

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The Museum of Science and Industry hosted "Uncorked: Chicago Wine Festival" Saturday, August 28. Enjoy over 200 wines and champagnes from across the globe, gourmet food vendors, incredible museum exhibits, virtual reality flight simulators and more!

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It’s all about cool tunes (think ’50s, ’60s, '70s, '80s and '90s) at this weekend's 5th annual pre-Labor Day Throwback Music Fest in the Gladstone Park neighborhood on Chicago’s northwest side. In addition to three days of generation-spanning music, there’s also great food, arts and crafts, …

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As the calendar flips to fall in Chicago, Green Curtain Events (www.GreenCurtainEvents.com) announces that a crowd-favorite festival, WingOut Chicago (www.WingOutChicago.com), will return to St. Michael’s Church parking lot in Old Town, (465 W. Eugenie St.), on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday…

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The Joffrey Ballet opens its inaugural season at the Lyric Opera House and marks its return to live performances with Home: a Celebration, a triumphant mixed repertory program that spotlights original works by rising stars Chanel DaSilva, Joffrey rehearsal director Nicolas Blanc and Joffrey …

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Beer Under Glass (BUG) is BACK! This special edition, craft beer fundraiser returns to the Garfield Park Conservatory on Friday, August 27. This year’s event will again be brought to you by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance (GPCA) in partnership with the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild (ICBG).

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The 3rd annual Titan Walls Mural Festival will continue to spread art across Chicago. Once again, artists from across the city and the country will come together to paint our city on Saturday, August 21. The free event will take place at District Brew Yards, 417 N. Ashland Ave., from noon - 8 pm.

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The Lakeview Low-Line is transforming the half-mile space beneath the CTA ‘L’ tracks between Southport and Lincoln avenues into an exciting Chicago art destination and a fun and dynamic path connecting Lakeview.

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The 36th annual Printers Row Lit Fest will return (rain or shine) Sept. 11-12 from 10 am to 6 pm at Dearborn Street and Polk in the South Loop. Headlining the festival will be National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates ("The Water Dancer," Between the World and Me", "The Beautiful Struggle"…

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The west end of Fulton Market will be transformed into a promenade of 200+ Porsches, with models from the 1950s to today, on display for the public to view along with art, food trucks, a cigar lounge, music and family fun on Saturday, August. 21 (from 9am to 3 pm).

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The first-ever "Art Meets Play" exhibit will debut at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) on Saturday, September 18. Special Olympics Illinois' athlete-artists are stepping off the playing field and climbing out of the pool to contribute their impressive creative talents to an exhibition an…

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Chicago Gourmet, one of the nation’s most distinguished food festivals, reveals its 2021 lineup and announces ticket sales today, August 5. Organizers at the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA), the event’s founding sponsor, along with presenting sponsor Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirit…

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Navy Pier's 4th annual LatiNxt festival is set to return with a fun and festive celebration of Latin arts, culture and music this Friday, August 6 and Saturday, August 7, 600 E. Grand. The free, two-day outdoor festival showcases local, national and international artists including Latin Gram…

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Thousands of giddy festival goers flocked to Grant Park Thursday for Lollapalooza’s opening day. The four-day long music festival, now in its 30th year, is back at full capacity after its cancellation last year. 

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One of Chicago’s favorite pop-up bars, Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield, announces its latest epic summer event, Marvelous Arcade. Beginning Friday, July 30 and running through Monday, September 6, this Lincoln Park bar will transform its gaming areas into an immersive experience.

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Rhythm World, the Chicago Human Rhythm Project's (CHRP) festival of American tap, will celebrate its 30th anniversary with three weeks of programming starting July 27 to August 15. Performances will be held at the Jazz Showcase, Navy Pier's Polk Bros Lake Stage, Black Legislators Auditorium …

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Enjoy a variety of fitness/wellness classes along the lake throughout the day during the Lakefront Fitness & Music Festival on Saturday, August 28. The event will include group exercises, local DJs, field games, adult beverages and a farmers market. Explore a variety of fitness classes a…

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Join the cast of world class acrobats every weekend for a sexy and sensual burlesque circus style cabaret and dinner show coming to River North. 

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"Meet Me on the Mile," a new outdoor series presented by the Magnificent Mile Association in conjunction with the city of Chicago, will celebrate the city's reopening and support cultural institutions and local businesses through summer programming.

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The new Neon and Light Museum pop-up invites guests to stand in, under and around some seventy professional neon and light-based sculptures in a dramatic immersive exhibition opening in River North, 325 West Huron Street (formerly the site of Naçional 27), Thursday, September 9 for a limited…

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Lyric Opera of Chicago will host live performances of two Italian works at the Lyric Opera House for the company's 67th season, which launches this fall.