Shakespeare's Best (since 2012). -2017.08.27 Yearly. All ages. Free.
We 08.23: Hamilton Park, 513 W 72nd St, 6:30pm Th 08.24: Piotrowski Park, 4247 W 31st St, 6:30pm Fr 08.25: Loyola Park, 1230 W Greenleaf Ave, 6:30pm Sa 08.26: Loyola Park, 1230 W Greenleaf Ave, 6:30pm Su 08.27: Ping Tom Memorial Park, 1700 S Wentworth Ave, 4pm. chicagoshakes.comVarious City Parks. chicagoparkdistrict.comMAPSHARE
Summer Slaughter Tour. All ages. $27+ 12:30p-2a.
The Black Dahlia Murder w/ Dying Fetus, The Faceless, Oceano, Slaughter to Prevail, Origin, Rings Of Saturn, Betraying The Martyrs, Lorna Shore, Warforged. Concord Music Hall, 773/570-4000, 2047 N Milwaukee. Near Blue Line Western stop. Body searches. No reentry. concordmusichall.comMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
"Volunteers create web apps with open data to improve transparency, efficiency, and decision-making for governments and our democracy." chihacknight.org1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza. 12th Floor. 1871.comMAPSHARE
Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
We 08.23: Wayne Baker Brooks and Melody Angel 5:15-9:30pm. Th 08.24: Pier Dance Euphony and Snoopy King 7-9pm. Sa 08.27: Old Town School Of Folk Abraham Mellish and Big Angry Fish 2-8pm. We 08.30: Nublu Band and Morry Sochat & The Special 20s 5:15-9:30pm. Th 08.31: Pier Dance Chicago Samba and Edilson Lima 7-9pm. Navy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip. navypier.comMAPPHOTOSFINDEVENTSINFOSHARE
Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2017.09.17 Yearly.
Mo 08.21: Behzod Abduraimov: Bach Toccata and Fugue; Liszt & Prokofiev sonatas. MT 7:30p Tu 08.22: Martina Filjak: Liszt fantasies & legends; Haydn sonata & variations. BGH 6:00p Tu 08.22: Lucerne Symphony Orchestra with James Gaffigan: Brahms Symphony 1; Rossini William Tell Overture; InMo Yang plays Bruch Concerto 1. PAV 8:00p We 08.23: Lucerne Symphony Orchestra with James Gaffigan: Beethoven Symphony 4; Wagner Siegfried Idyll; Behzod Abduraimov plays Rachmaninoff Concerto 2. PAV 8:00p Th 08.24: Christina & Michelle Naughton: John Adams Roll Over Beethoven & Hallelujah Junction for two pianos; Mendelssohn & Mozart variations. BGH 6:00p Fr 08.25: Spider Saloff: Tribute to Peggy Lee. BGH 6:00p Fr 08.25: Alanis Morissette. PAV 8:00p Sa 08.26: John Mellencamp. PAV 7:30p Su 08.27: John Mellencamp. PAV 7:30p Mo 08.28: Pentatonix. PAV 7:30p Tu 08.29: Lifehouse \ Switchfoot \ Brynn Elliott. PAV 6:30p Tu 08.29: Adrienne Haan: Tehorah. BGH 7:00p We 08.30: Chad Hoopes & David Fung: John Adams Road Movies; Dvorak Romantic Pieces; Mozart & Beethoven violin sonatas. BGH 6:00p We 08.30: John Butler Trio \ Brett Dennen. PAV 7:30p Th 08.31: Daniel Schlosberg & Inna Faliks: Mahler Symphony 6, arr. for four-hands piano. BGH 6:00p. Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra. ravinia.orgMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
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. MAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
Bands at Montrose Beach. Daily. -2017.08.31 Yearly. All ages. Free 7p.
Bristol Renaissance Faire (since 1988). Party like it's 1599!!! Sa/Su -2017.09.03 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
*South Park NEW EPISODE. Wednesdays All ages. Free 9p UNCONFIRMED
*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. visitlonggrove.comMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE