Chicago Flower and Garden Show (since 1995). -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $5-15+.
Dozens of themed gardens magically transform the space into a lush botanical wonderland of color. Also lectures, demos and hundreds of products and info booths. chicagoflower.comNavy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. On-site parking, or Grand Red line stop then take free trolley. navypier.comMAPPHOTOSFINDEVENTSINFOSHARE
National Women's History Month (since 1987). THANXX! -2018.03.31 Yearly.
2018 Theme: Nevertheless She Persisted - Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. nwhp.orgINFOSHARE
St. Patrick's Day Festival (since 1987). -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $0-15 1-?p.
Irish music, step dancers, ceili instruction, bagpipes, kids activities, corned beef and cabbage, and maybe Guinness. Irish American Heritage Center, 773/282-7035, 4626 N Knox. irishamhc.comMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
"Journey for the Sun" -2018.03.25 All ages. $25+ Fr 7:30, Sa 4:30+7:30p, Su 3p.
"A Sci-Fi Cartoon Circus - Cosmic adventure featuring astonishing aerialists and acrobats, unearthly retro-futuristic sounds and songs and a enormous intergalactic robot." The Actors Gymnasium, 847/328-2795, 927 Noyes St, Evanston. actorsgymnasium.comMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE