Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2018.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 8.10: Nadine Sierra and Michael Fabiano, 5pm Sa 8.11: CSO: Italian Opera Favorites, 5pm Su 8.12: Steve Martin and Martin Short, 5pm Mo 8.13: RSMI: Classic Canciones from Spain and Latin America, 5pm Tu 8.14: Kristin Chenoweth & Michael Feinstein in Highland Park, IL, 8pm We 8.15: CSO: Vertigo, 5pm Th 8.16: Frederica von Stade and Laurie Rubin, 5pm. 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.
Fr 8.10: Humboldt Park, 1301 N Sacramento, 6:30p. Sa 8.11: Wilson Park, 4630 N Milwaukee, 6:30p. Su 8.12: Wilson Park, 4630 N Milwaukee, 4p. Tu 8.14: Ridge Park, 1817 W 96th 6:30p. We 8.15: Garfield Park, 100 N Central Park, 6:30p. Th 8.16: Dvorak Park, 1119 W Cullerton 6:30p. chicagoshakes.comVarious City Parks. chicagoparkdistrict.comMAPSHARE
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
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
Grant Park Music Festival (since 1935). -2018.08.17 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. MAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
Millennium Park Concerts. Mo/Th -2018.08.20 Yearly. All ages. Free 6:30p.
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
FIREWORKS!!! Sa/We -2018.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free We 9:30p, Sa 10:15p.
Movies in the Parks (since 2001). -2018.09.07 Yearly. All ages. Free At Dusk.
Fr 8.10: Black Panther at Avalon Park Fr 8.10: Coco at Veterans Memorial Park Fr 8.10: Jumanji at Galewood Park Fr 8.10: The Sandlot at Mayfair Park Sa 8.11: Jumanji at Jensen Park Sa 8.11: Jumanji at Winnemac Park Sa 8.11: The Incredibles at Museum of Science and Industry Su 8.12: LVEJO Film Showcase at La Villita Park Su 8.12: The Secret Life of Pets at Walsh Park Mo 8.13: Back to the Future at Webster Park Mo 8.13: Bringing Up Baby at Belmont Harbor Mo 8.13: Roman J Israel, Esq at South Shore Cultural Center Tu 8.14: Coco at Pritzker Pavilion Tu 8.14: Clue at Chicago History Museum Tu 8.14: Moana at Kells Park Tu 8.14: Red Tails at Grant Park We 8.15: Coco at Shedd Park We 8.15: Ferdinand at Hamlin Park We 8.15: Se busca novio... para mi mujer at Hermosa Park We 8.15: The LEGO Batman Movie at Taylor-Lauridsen Park Th 8.16: Black Panther at Clarendon Park Th 8.16: Field of Dreams at Mary Bartelme Park Th 8.16: Jumanji at Washtenaw Park Th 8.16: The Fate of the Furious at West Pullman Park. bedno.com/movies/parksVarious Chicago parks. TIMESMAPSHARE