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Saturday 2017.06.24
St. John the Baptist Day. Yearly.
Feast day honoring the Jewish prophet who preceded Jesus.
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* Fountain Square Art Festival (since 1980). Lots of quality art, food and bands. -Sunday Yearly. 10a-10p.
About 300 artists, strictly juried.
chicagoevents.com/event.cfm?eid=123Church St. and Sherman Ave, 800 W Church St, Evanston. Purple line Davis stop.
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Strawberry Fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 10a-6p.
Strawberry foods, drinks and treats everywhere. Entertainment on two stages. 80 shops, galleries, restaurants. Well managed popular family event in a lovely town.
starevents.comHistoric Long Grove, 847/634-0888, Route 83 and Old Route 53, Long Grove. North Suburban.
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Logan Square Arts Fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 12-11p.
"2 Live Music Stages / Family Activities / Good Food / Great Times"
logansquareartsfestival.comN. Milwaukee Ave, between California and Kimball. Logan Square.
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Dyke March (since 1997). Yearly. All ages. Free 1:30-5p.
"We move to create visibility, to honor our histories and identities, to disrupt oppression and dominance, to challenge silence and fear, because we are everywhere, because we must survive."
bedno.com/fb/415694558810434Little Village Elementary School, 2620 S Lawndale Ave.
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Chicago Zombie March (since 2008). Yearly. All ages. Free 3-6p.
Hundreds of shambling undead expected.
chicagohorror.com/chicago-zombieMillennium Park, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Downtown.
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World's Largest Block Party (since 1985). -Saturday Yearly. 21+ $15-100 5:30-10:30p.
A fun and safe singles event with lots of beer and bands. Always sells out.
Fr: Mike and Joe 5:30p, Wedding Banned 8:30p; Sa: Bosco 2p, Maggie Speaks 4p, 7th Heaven 6:30p, Elevation 8:30p.
312/648-1590 worldslargestblockparty.comUIC Festival Lot, 312/648-1021, 1145 S Morgan. Between Taylor & Roosevelt.
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College of Complexes (since 1951). "The Playground for People Who Think" Saturdays All ages. $3? 2.5hrs 6-11p.
Structured Weekly Free Speech Forum With Quality Lecturers and Good American Food And Bar.
06.24: U.S. Election System Integrity in the 21st Century: What Happened on 11/8/16? Illinois Ballot Integrity Project.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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B96/Pepsi Summer Bash. $55-100+ 6:30p.
W/ Niall Horan, Zedd, Kygo, Camila Cabello, Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld, Dua Lipa, Noah Cyrus, Cheat Codes, Liam Payne, ...
b96.comAllstate Arena, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont.
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Def Leppard. $22-140+ 7p.
defleppard.comTinley Park Amphitheatre, 708/614-1616, 19100 South Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park. I-80 and Harlem Avenue, South Suburban, expect heavy traffic.
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Star Wars Burlesque. Saturdays 18+ $28 9p.
Gorilla Tango Theatre, 773/598-4549, 1919 N Milwaukee. By Blue Line Western stop.
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"Twisted" Saturdays 21+ $0 -11p, $5 -1a, $7+ 9:30p-5a.
"Meet and mingle with a truly diverse crowd. Dress up or dress down... this is the place to be what you want to be!"
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Fr/Sa 18+ $20-40 10p.
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties. Catch the up-close magic show at 7:30p.
kisskisscabaret.comUptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
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FIREWORKS!!! Sa/We -2017.09.02 Yearly. All ages. Free We 9:30p, Sa 10:15p.
Visible anywhere near the lake.
navypier.com/aon-summer-fireworksNavy Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. Take the free trolley.
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Seasonal
Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2017.10.31 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Mo: Loyola; Tu: ColumbusPark, FederalPlaza, LincolnSquare; We: Andersonville, GreenCity, Lawndale, Pullman, Ravenswood; Th: Daley Plaza, Argyle, Austin, GarfieldPark, HydePark; Sa: Division&Dearborn, Edgewater, GarfieldPark, HornerPark, more; Su: Glenwood&Morse, IndependencePark, LoganSquare, WickerPark, Pilsen, PortagePark;
chicagofarmersmarkets.usVarious city locations.
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Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
Fr 06.23: Libido Funk Circus and The Shades 5:30-11:30pm.
Sa 06.24: Pier Pride (Stay tuned for an updated list of artists during our Pier Pride celebration!) 2-11:30pm.
Su 06.25: Old Town School Of Folk Shoobooty and Big Sadie 2-8pm.
We 06.28: Morry Sochat & The Special 20s and Trayce Eileen 5:15-9:30pm.
Th 06.29: Pier Dance Euphony and Snoopy King 7-9pm.
Navy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip.
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Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2017.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 06.23: Gipsy Kings. PAV 8:00p
Sa 06.24: Common. PAV 7:30p
Su 06.25: Lea DeLaria of Orange is the New Black: An Evening of Comedy and Music. MT 7:30p
Tu 06.27: Michael McDonald \ Boz Scaggs. PAV 7:00p
We 06.28: Diana Krall. PAV 8:00p.
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra.
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Sox home games. -2017.09.25.
Fr 6.23: Athletics 7:10p
Sa 6.24: Athletics 1:10p
Su 6.25: Athletics 1:10p
Mo 6.26: Yankees 7:10p
Tu 6.27: Yankees 7:10p
We 6.28: Yankees 7:10p
Th 6.29: Yankees 7:10p.
sox.comGuaranteed Rate Field, 312/674-1000, 333 W 35th St.
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Summer Vacation. -2017.09.05 Yearly.
cps.eduChicago Public Schools.
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* Chicago Summerdance (since 1997). Lessons, dancing, big bands, different style everyday. -2017.09.14 Yearly. All ages. Free Su 4-7p, Th-Sa 6-9:30p.
Salsa, Swing, Waltz, Bamboleo, Cha Cha, Polka, Tango, Mambo, Fox Trot, etc. Lessons first hour.
chicagosummerdance.orgGrant Park, 312/742-4007, 601 S Michigan. Between Harrison and Balbo, easy by train, bus, trolley, bike or blade.
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* Grant Park Music Festival (since 1935). -2017.08.20 Yearly. All ages. Free Various We/Fr/Sa 6:30p.
World-class orchestra, chorus and conductors, and an outstanding roster of local and international guest artists perform classical several days a week.
312/742-7638 grantparkmusicfestival.comGrant Park, Columbus Drive and Jackson Boulevard. Train, bus or cab.
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Millennium Park Concerts. Mo/Th -2017.08.21 Yearly. All ages. Free 6:30p.
Several extraordinary bands nightly, twice a week.
Mo 06.26: Jaga Jazzist, AfrotroniX
Th 06.29: Lady Wray, Zeshan B & the Transistor
Mo 07.10: Natalie Prass, Angelica Garcia
Th 07.13: Toto La Momposina Xenia Rubinos.
tinyurl.com/chidts2016Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Millennium Park, Downtown.
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Cubs home games. -2017.09.25.
Tu 7.04: Rays 1:20p
We 7.05: Rays 1:20p.
cubs.comWrigley Field, 773/404-CUBS, 1060 W Addison.
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* Long Grove Chocolate Fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 10a-6p.
Freshly made chocolate dipped everythings; fruits, popcorn, donuts, martinis, etc. Chef demos, specialty shops, two entertainment stages. Well managed popular family event in a lovely town.
Historic Long Grove, 847/634-0888, Route 83 and Old Route 53, Long Grove. North Suburban.
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Ongoing
"Transformers: The Last Knight" now playing.
Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock, ...
transformersmovie.comTheaters Everywhere.
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Different rock, experimental, jazz, ethnic bands almost every night. 21+ $?
Metro / SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark, Near Red Line Addison stop, metrochicago.com
Darkroom, 773/276-1411, 2210 W Chicago, darkroombar.com
Double Door, 773/489-3160, 1572 N Milwaukee, Wicker Park near Blue line Damen stop, doubledoor.com
Empty Bottle, 773/276-3600, 1035 N Western, dive-ish, emptybottle.com
Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln, martyrslive.com
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, Highland Pk, ravinia.org
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Movies in the Parks (since 2001). -2017.09.07 Yearly. All ages. Free At Dusk.
Nice films, neighbors, popcorn. See the handy quick ref sched.
bedno.com/movies/parksVarious Chicago parks.
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Now playing.
Cars 3, Rough Night, Wonder Woman, Baywatch, Pirates of the Caribbean 5, Alien: Covenant, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, 3 Generations, The Circle, A Quiet Passion, The Fate of the Furious, The Student, Colossal, Ghost in the Shell, Power Rangers, Beauty and the Beast, Trainspotting 2, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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WAY too much great theater and comedy and dance to cover.
Pickup Reader and NewCity and TimeOut magazines.
Hundreds of city locations.
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Millennium Park Movies. Tuesdays All ages. Free 6:30p.
06.27: Julie & Julia.
bedno.com/movies/parks?pritzJay Pritzker Pavilion, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Millennium Park, Downtown.
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