**Air and Water Show (since 1959). WORLD CLASS EVENT!!! -Sunday Yearly. 9a-4p.
Water show 9-11a, air show 11a-4p. Narrated on WBBM (780AM) so bring a radio, swimming, vending, megapeople, dangerous UV so use sunscreen. Arrive early, bring water, prepare for extreme crowds. Consider watching from alternate points such as Montrose, a cruise, or hi-rise. Blue Angels, Lima Lima, Navy SEALs, bi-planes, F15, F14, F18, F117, B1b, B2, C141, KC135, AH64, A10 aircraft. chicagoairandwatershow.usPeaks at North Avenue beach, 312/744-3370. Red line to Clark/Division then walk North. explorechicago.orgMAPPHOTOSFINDEVENTSINFOSHARE
*Glenwood Ave Arts Fest (since 2002). -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 12-9p.
"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. berlinchicago.comMAPPHOTOSFINDEVENTSINFOSHARE
Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Saturdays 18+ $27-47 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. uptownunderground.netMAPSHARE
Vaudezilla! Saturdays 18+ $20 10:30p.
One-of-a-kind burlesque, drag, and aerial acts ranging from classic Vegas-style showgirls to cutting-edge gender-non-conforming performance artists. 08.18: Annie-Mae Allure. Vaudezilla.comStage 773, 773/327-5252, 1225 W. Belmont. Near Racine. stage773.comMAPINFOSHARE
Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2018.10.31 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2018.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 8.17: Earth, Wind & Fire, 5pm Sa 8.18: Dvorak's Rusalka: A Mermaid's Tale, 11am Sa 8.18: CSO: Igor Levit, 5pm Mo 8.20: Milos Karadaglic: "Voice of the Guitar", 5pm Tu 8.21: Joshua Bell: The Red Violin, 5pm Tu 8.21: Jonathan Biss: Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Part 6, 5pm We 8.22: Jonathan Biss: Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Part 7, 5pm We 8.22: CAKE and Ben Folds, 5pm Th 8.23: Dominic Cheli, 4pm Th 8.23: Sugarland: Still The Same Tour, 6pm. Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra. ravinia.orgMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
Shakespeare's Best (since 2012). -2018.08.26 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Deep fried fun, animals on parade, sights and sounds, contests, performers, honest mid-western fun. Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 Sagamon, Springfield. agr.state.il.us/isfMAPSHARE
Bristol Renaissance Faire (since 1988). Party like it's 1599!!! Sa/Su -2018.09.02 Yearly. All ages. $8-16+ Coupons online. 10a-7p.
Open just nine enchanted weekends, rain or shine. Spend all day. Hundreds of costumed performers (about a dozen stages) including Queen Elizabeth & Court, over 160 unique artisans all within a recreated 16th Century village. Mouth watering foods of all description (several dozen booths) and aroma & fine imported ales. Big, fun, joyful, semi-realistic, classic goth outing, costumes encouraged, sometimes hot. Renaissance Village, 847/395-7773, 12550 120th, Kenosha WI. 94 North to Russell Rd (Exit 1), left (W) to Frontage Rd, right to 128 then follow signs. renfair.com/bristolMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
Chicago Summerdance (since 1997). Lessons, dancing, big bands, different style everyday. -2018.08.25 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. MAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
Bands at Montrose Beach. Daily. -2018.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free 7p.
Movies in the Parks (since 2001). -2018.09.07 Yearly. All ages. Free At Dusk.
Fr 8.17: Black Panther at Bessemer Park Fr 8.17: Coco at Maggie Daley Park Fr 8.17: Spark: A Space Tail at Revere Park Fr 8.17: Spider-Man: Homecoming at John Clark Park Fr 8.17: Wonder at Vittum Park Sa 8.18: Black Panther at Dusable Museum Sa 8.18: Roman Holiday at Churchill Field Playlot Park Sa 8.18: Sing at Sauganash Park Su 8.19: Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Women's Park and Gardens Su 8.19: Wonder at Unity Playlot Park Mo 8.20: Moana at Rowan Park Mo 8.20: Sunset Boulevard at Osterman Beach Mo 8.20: Wonder Woman at South Shore Cultural Center Tu 8.21: Slumdog Millionaire at Pritzker Pavilion Tu 8.21: A Dog's Purpose at McKinley Park Tu 8.21: Coco at Lawler Park Tu 8.21: Coco at Montgomery Ward Park We 8.22: Coco at Kedvale Park We 8.22: Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Union Park We 8.22: Wonder Woman at Women's Park and Gardens Th 8.23: A Dog's Purpose at Frank J Wilson Park Th 8.23: Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l'Echafaud) at Dusable Museum Th 8.23: Hidden Figures at Fosco Park. bedno.com/movies/parksVarious Chicago parks. TIMESMAPSHARE