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Museum of Science and Industry Free Days

  • Nov 3, 10, and 17, 2021

  • Dec 8, 2021

  • 57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free general admission for Illinois Residents

The DuSable Museum of African American History Free Days

  • Every Wednesday  | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • 740 East 56th Place

  • Chicago, Illinois 60637

  • Free general admission for Illinois Residents | RSVP required

Día de los Muertos: Love Never Dies Ball

  • Nov 6, 2021, 6:00 PM

  • National Museum of Mexican Art

  • 1852 W 19th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $125 in advance & $150 at the door

 

Festival of Wood & Barrel-Aged Beer

  • Fri, Nov 12th | 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

  • Sat, Nov 13th | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

  • Credit Union 1 Arena

  • 525 S. Racine Ave.

  • Chicago, IL 60607

  • $85 plus processing

Chicago South Side Film Festival

Cicero / Mt. Greenwood (1996/2016)

  • Sat, November 27, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

  • IIT Tower Auditorium

  • 10 West 35th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60616

  • Free

Daughters of Eve - Red Carpet Premiere Screening

  • Sat, November 27, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

  • Epiphany Center for the Arts

  • 201 South Ashland Avenue

  • Chicago, IL 60607

  • $15

Acting Master Class with Simeon Henderson

  • Sun, November 28, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • Parkway Ballroom

  • 4455 South King Drive

  • Chicago, IL 60653

  • $35

Mama Gloria

  • Sun, November 28, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

  • Cinema Chatham

  • 210 W 87th St. 

  • Chicago, Illinois

  • $35

Post Production 101 - An Online Workshop with Zanah Thirus

  • Sat, December 4, 2021 | 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

  • Online event

  • $15

BOYZ N THE HOOD 30th Anniversary

  • Sun, Dec 5, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

  • Cinema Chatham

  • 210 W 87th St. 

  • Chicago, Illinois

 

Morton Arboretum Free Day Thanksgiving and Christmas

  • Thu, Nov 25, 2021 | Saturday, Dec 25, 2021

  • 7:00 AM to sunset

  • Morton Arboretum

  • 4100 Illinois Route 53

  • Lisle, IL 60532

  • Includes free parking

Hyde Park Holly-Day 2021

  • Sat, Dec 4 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Outdoor activities include:

    • Ice carving demonstration | 10 AM – 12 PM | Harper Court | Watch an ice artist carve a sculpture right before your eyes and enjoy a free hot chocolate sample from Stan’s Donuts.

    • Ice sculpture stroll | All day | S. Lake Park Avenue to S. Woodlawn Avenue | Find all 12 ice sculptures.

    • Live reindeer – Free family photo – Buddy the elf | 2-4 PM | Hyde Park Shopping Center Courtyard | Meet two live reindeer, get a free family photo, and hang out with Buddy the Elf.

Chicago Food Tours

The Chinatown Adventure Food Tour

  • Recurring weekly on Sun and Sat until Tue, Nov 30, 2021

  • 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • Chinatown

  • 2200 S. Wentworth

  • Chicago, IL 60616

  • $80 Adult | $50 Adolescent

Tacos & Tequila Tour in Pilsen

  • Sat, at 1 & 4 PM

  • Pilsen

  • $85 Adult With Alcohol | $65 Adult (no alcohol) | $50 Adolescent

Soldier Field Tours

  • Group Tours runs Monday through Friday | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Soldier Field

  • 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive

  • CHICAGO, IL 60605

  • Check link for prices

 
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Rochona Majumdar: Art Cinema and India’s Forgotten Futures

  • Mon, Nov 1, 2021 | 5:00 PM

  • Social Science Research Building, Tea Room

  • 1126 East 59th Street | Second Floor

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

 

Lit & Luz Live Magazine Show: Structure

  • Thu, Nov 4, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

  • Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

  • 915 East 60th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • $5 - $10

 

Mary Weismantel: Engaging the Moche Sex Pots

  • Thu, Nov 4, 2021 | 5:00 PM

  • Social Science Research Building, Tea Room

  • 1126 East 59th Street | Second Floor

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

 

Pilsen Unplugged & Freedom Market

  • Thu, Nov 4, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

  • The Pilsen Art House

  • 1756 W. 19th

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • Freedom Market: Free | Pilsen Unplugged: Cover charge

 

Charles Lloyd Quartet

  • Fri, Nov 5, 2021 | 7:30 PM

  • Performance Hall - Logan Center for the Arts

  • 915 East 60th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • $0 - $40

 

Fiddlehead at ChiTown Futbol

  • Fri, Nov 5, 2021

  • 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

  • ChiTown Futbol

  • 2343 South Throop Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $18 - $20

 

Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music

  • Sat, Nov 6, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

  • Second Presbyterian Church

  • 1936 Michigan Avenue

  • Chicago, IL 60616

  • Free

 

NUE Chicago Fall Fashion Show at Cine City Studios

  • Sat, Nov 6, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

  • Cine City Studios

  • 2429 West 14th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $45 - $70

 

Un Taller de Ficción con Pergentino José

  • Sat, Nov 6, 2021 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Lozano Branch, Chicago Public Library

  • 1805 South Loomis Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • Free

Silent Age, French Police & Tragic Figures

  • Sat, Nov 6, 2021, 8:00 PM – Sun, Nov 7, 2021, 3:00 AM

  • Wings Fire House

  • 2501 South Western Avenue

  • #2nd Floor

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $12

 

Fiesta for Falastin: Sounds of Hope and Dignity

  • Sun, Nov 7, 2021 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Performance Penthouse-Logan Center for the Arts

  • 915 E 60th St

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • $20 suggested donation

 

The Lone Bellow - Half Moon Light Tour @ Thalia Hall

  • Sun, November 7, 2021

  • Doors at 8:00 PM

  • Thalia Hall

  • 1807 South Allport Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $28 - $65 | 17+

 

"Van Gogh Visits Chicago" Painting Session

  • Wed, Nov 10, 2021 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

  • Color Cocktail Factory

  • 917 West 18th Street

  • Chicago, Illinois 60608

  • $25 - $35

 

Tea Time Concert: Chamber Music Ensembles

  • Thu, Nov 11, 2021 | 4:30 PM

  • Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall 4th Floor

  • 5845 S Ellis Ave, 

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

 

Mezcal Tasting Networking Party -- the Little Village Rotary Club

  • Thu, Nov 11, 2021 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

  • Osito's Tap

  • 2553 South Ridgeway Avenue

  • Chicago, IL 60623

  • $55

 

Stars, Stories & S’mores

 

University Chorus and Women's Ensemble

  • Fri, Nov 12, 2021 | 8:00 PM

  • Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

  • 5850 S Woodlawn Ave.

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

 

Major Taylor Trail South Pruning Day

  • Sat, Nov 13, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • West side of the Major Taylor Trail

  • 125th St. and Parnell Ave.

  • Chicago, IL 60628

  • Volunteering

 

Curious City Presents Lotería

  • Sat, Nov 13, 2021 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

  • National Museum of Mexican Art

  • 1852 West 19th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • Free

 

Thank You Chicago Friendsgiving Party

  • Sat, Nov 13, 2021 | Doors at 4:00 PM

  • The Promontory

  • 5311 South Lake Park Avenue West

  • Chicago, IL 60615

  • $15 - $150 | 21 & older

 

University Chamber Orchestra

  • Sat, Nov 13, 2021 | 8:00 PM

  • Performance Hall - Logan Center for the Arts

  • 915 East 60th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

 

University Wind Ensemble

  • Sun, Nov 14, 2021 | 3:00 PM

  • Performance Hall - Logan Center for the Arts

  • 915 East 60th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

 

Coquito Fest

  • Sun, Nov 14, 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

  • Pilsen Arts & Community House 

  • 1637 W 18th St.

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $5 | $10 at the door

 

Tracye Eileen's 10th Anniversary Performance

  • Sun, Nov 14, 2021 | 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

  • Buddy Guy's Legends

  • 700 South Wabash Avenue

  • Chicago, IL 60605

  • $Free

 

Mambo Mayhem: South Side Salsa

  • Mon, Nov 15, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM

  • The Promontory

  • 5311 South Lake Park Avenue West

  • Chicago, IL 60615

  • Free w/ RSVP

 

Murder By Death - 20th anniversary with Shawn James

  • Tue, November 16, 2021 | Doors at 7:00 PM

  • Thalia Hall

  • 1807 South Allport Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $25 - $40

 

Hyde Park Pruning Workday

  • Wed, Nov 17, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Hyde Park

  • Meet on the north side of 55th & Blackstone

  • Chicago, IL 60615

  • Volunteering

 

Artist Talk: Jason Salavon

  • Wed, Nov 17, 2021 | 6:00 PM

  • Smart Museum of Art

  • 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

  • Chicago, Illinois 60637

  • Free | Register in advance

 

The History of Chicago in Maps, Prints & Ephemera

  • Wed, Nov 17 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • New World Cartographic Antique Map & Print Gallery

  • 1932 South Halsted Street

  • #Ste #200

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $12

 

Open Classroom: Midsommar

  • Wed, Nov 17, 2021 | 7:00 PM

  • Screening Room 201 - Logan Center for the Arts

  • 915 E 60th St.

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

 

Tea Time Concert: Piano Program Recital

  • Thu, Nov 18, 2021 | 4:30 PM

  • Futon Hall

  • 5845 S Ellis Ave, 

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

 

Middle East Music Ensemble, The Turkish Concert

  • Thu, Nov 18, 2021 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

  • Performance Hall - Logan Center for the Arts

  • 915 E 60th St. 

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free

Full Blood Lunar Eclipse: Watch On The South Side

  • Thu and Fri, Nov. 18-19 2021 | Central: 1-3 AM Nov. 19

  • Just look up in the sky.

  • Free

 

Urban Fêtes: SILENT "JUKE JAM" CHICAGO

  • Fri, Nov 19, 2021, 10:00 PM – Sat, Nov 20, 2021, 2:00 AM

  • The Promontory`

  • 5311 South Lake Park Avenue

  • Chicago, IL 60615

  • $10 - $200

 

“For The Left Hand” Community Screening

  • Fri, Nov 19, 2021 | 7:00 PM

  • Performance Hall - Logan Center for the Arts

  • 915 E 60th St. 

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free | RSVP Required

 

Walk and Talk

 

Stuffin Your Bags Pop-up Event

  • Sat, Nov 20, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

  • 1804 W 103rd St

  • Chicago, IL 60643

  • Free

 

Dawtas | Mirror, Mirror Performance

  • Nov 20 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Hyde Park Art Center

  • 5020 South Cornell Avenue

  • Chicago, IL 60615

  • Free

 

Scrumdiddyliumptious Saturdays

  • Sat, Nov 20, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

  • Pilsen Art House

  • 1756 West 19th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • Free

 

Circuit des Yeux

  • Sun, November 21, 2021, 8:30 PM | Doors at 7:30 PM

  • Thalia Hall

  • 1807 South Allport Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $18- $35

 

A Night at the Opera hosted by Marisa Buchheit & Benjamin De Los Monteros

  • Sat, Nov 27, 2021 | 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

  • CineCity Studios Chicago

  • 2429 West 14th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • $50 - $500

 

Hike, Stretch, Relax: Community nature walk, gentle asana, yoga nidra

  • Sun, Nov 28, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

  • Big Marsh Park

  • 11559 South Stony Island Avenue

  • Chicago, IL 60633

  • Meet at 10 AM | Yoga asana 10:15 AM | Walk 10:40 AM | Yoga Nidra 11:40 AM | Goodbye 12 PM

  • $5

 
ongoing

Southside Critical Mass Bicycle Ride (1st Fridays)

  • Until Nov 5

  • Meet at 5:45 PM and ride at 6:15ish.

  • Nichols Park Plaza

  • 1300 East 55th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60615

  • Free

 

Chitownmovies

  • Coco | Mon, Nov 1 at 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM

  • A Quiet Place Part II | Thu, Nov 4 at 7:00 PM – 8:40 PM

  • Space Jam: A New Legacy | Fri, Nov 5 at 7:00 PM – 8:55 PM

  • Godzilla vs. Kong | Sat, Nov 6 at 7:00 PM – 8:55 PM

  • Scream | Sat, Nov 6 at 9:30 PM – 11:10 PM

  • F9: The Fast Saga | Sun, Nov 7 at 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM

  • Godzilla vs. Kong | Tue, Nov 9 at 7:00 PM – 8:55 PM

  • Grease | Wed, Nov 10 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

  • F9: The Fast Saga | Thu, Nov 11 at 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM

  • A Quiet Place Part II | Fri, Nov 12 at 7:00 PM – 8:40 PM

  • Friday the 13th | Fri, Nov 12 at 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

  • Nightmare on Elm Street | Sat, Nov 13 at 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

  • Godzilla vs. Kong | Sun, Nov 14 at 7:00 PM – 8:55 PM

  • $33 - $37 per car

 

Future Fossils: SUM by Lan Tuazon

  • Sep 7 – Nov 13, 2021

  • Gallery 1

  • Hyde Park Art Center

  • 5020 S. Cornell Avenue 

  • Chicago, IL 60615

 

Art & Edibles

  • Aug. 13 - Dec. 10

  • 6-10 PM! Every second Friday

  • The Pilsen Art House

  • 1756 W. 19th

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • Free

 

Smart to the Core: Medium / Image

  • Thu, Sep 23, 2021 | Sun, Dec 12, 2021

  • Smart Museum of Art

  • 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

  • Chicago, Illinois 60637

  • Free

 

Bronzeville Art District Virtual & In Person Art Tour 2021

  • Nov 19 | Dec 17

  • Bronzeville

  • Chicago, IL 60653

  • Free

 

The Chicago Architectural Biennial

  • Through Dec 18

  • Locations throughout the city

  • Free

 

Pilsen Vendor Market

  • Until Dec 26

  • Sun,  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Pilsen Art House

  • 1756 W 19th St

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • Free

Carrie Mae Weems: A Land of Broken Dreams

  • Until Tue, Dec 21, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

  • Logan Center Gallery

  • 915 E 60th St

  • Chicago, IL 60637

  • Free | Reservation recommended

 

Local Vibe: An art event

  • Nov 6 | Dec 4

  • Sat, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • The Pilsen Art House

  • 1756 W. 19th

  • Chicago, IL 60608

  • Free

 

Wabash YMCA Historic Tour

  • Nov 13, Nov 17, Dec 11

  • Sat, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Historic Former Wabash YMCA

  • 3763 South Wabash Avenue

  • Chicago, IL 60653

  • Free

 

3RD FRIDAYS

  • Every 3rd Friday | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Bridgeport Art Center

  • 1200 W. 35th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60609

  • Free | Free parking in the North lot

 

Wooded Island Bird Walk

  • Weekly | Every Sat, year ‘round | Weather permitting

  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Wooded Island, Jackson Park | Meet at the west side of the Columbia Basin

  • Chicago, IL, 60637

  • Free

McKinley Park Birding

  • Every second Sat of the month near the Field House

  • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • McKinley Park

  • 2210 West Pershing Road

  • Chicago, IL, 60609

Vinyl Thursdays Are Coming To The Patio

  • Every Thursday

  • 6 PM - 9 PM

  • Nicky’s of Beverly

  • 10500 S Western Ave,

  • Chicago, IL 60643

 
city events

Yoga for First Responders and Family at Ridge

  • Mon, Nov 01, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Ridge Park

  • 1817 W. 96th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60643

  • Free

 

Community Bonfire at Ogden

  • Wed, Nov 03, 2021 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Ogden (William) Park

  • 6500 S. Racine Ave.

  • Chicago, IL 60636

  • Free

 

Burnham Prairie Bird Walk

  • Sat, Nov 6, 2021 | 7:30 AM  10:30 AM

  • Burnham Prairie Nature Preserve

  • 3010 E 142nd St

  • Chicago, IL, 60633

  • Must RSVP

 

ChicaGO Explorers Training at Northerly Island

  • Nov 06, 2021 10:00 AM to Nov 07, 2021 12:00 PM

  • Northerly Island Park

  • 1521 S. Linn White Dr.

  • Chicago, IL 60605

  • $40.00 | 21 & up

 

Community Youth Talent Show at Hamilton

  • Fri, Nov 12, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Hamilton (Alexander) Park

  • 513 W. 72nd St.

  • Chicago, IL 60621

  • Free

 

Turkey Trot at Calumet

  • Sat, Nov 13, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • 9 AM: Seniors | 10 AM: Adults | 11 AM Teens | 12 PM Youth

  • Calumet Park

  • 9801 S. Avenue G

  • Chicago, IL 60617

  • Free | 1 mile race

 

Rainbow Beach & Park 566 Bird Walk

  • Sun, Nov 14, 2021 | 7:30 AM  10:00 AM

  • Rainbow Beach

  • 3111 E 77th St

  • Chicago, IL 60649

  • Must RSVP

 

Yoga for First Responders and Family at Ridge

  • Mon, Nov 15, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Ridge Park

  • 1817 W. 96th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60643

  • Free

 

Community Thanksgiving Celebration at Mandrake

  • Fri, Nov 19, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  • Mandrake (Henry Brown) Park

  • 3858 S. Cottage Grove

  • Chicago, IL 60653

  • Free | Drive by the Mandrake Park fieldhouse to pick-up a free holiday basket in celebration of Thanksgiving.

 

Turkey Trot at Rainey

  • Sat, Nov 20, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Rainey (Edward) Park

  • 4350 W. 79th St.

  • Chicago, IL 60652

  • $5

 

Yoga for First Responders and Family at Ridge

  • Mon, Nov 29, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Ridge Park

  • 1817 W. 96th Street

  • Chicago, IL 60643

  • Free

 

Community Career Building Workshop at Hamilton

  • Sat, Nov 20, 2021 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Hamilton (Alexander) Park

  • 513 W. 72nd St.

  • Chicago, IL 60621

  • Free

farmers market

61st Street Farmers Market

  • Sat, 9 AM - 12 PM

  • November 6, 13, 20

  • December 4, 11, 18

  • Experimental Station

  • 6100 S. Blackstone Ave.

  • Chicago, IL 60637

The Plant Chicago Farmers Market

  • Sat, 11 AM - 3 PM

  • Jun 5 – Nov 13, 2021

  • Davis Square Park

  • W 45th St & S Marshfield Ave

  • Chicago IL 60609

 
 
sports

Chicago Bears

Football

  • Aug 2021 - Jan 2022

  • Soldier Field

  • 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive

  • Chicago, IL 60605

  • Check link for prices

Chicago Fire FC

Soccer

  • March 2021 - Nov 2021

  • Soldier Field

  • 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive

  • Chicago, IL 60605

  • Check link for prices