CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS: Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Bucktown and Wicker Park, Edgewater, Chicago Loop, Portage Park

Lakeview: The Chicago Printers Guild holds its 3rd Annual “Chicago Printers Guild Publishers Fair” on Saturday, November 10 from 11 am to 6 pm. Over 30 printmakers will be present at this special one-day-only event. Framing of purchased artwork will be available on site from The Frame Shop. Plus, Constellation bartenders will be serving up drinks while you listen to music spun by CHIRP Radio DJs. Find more information here.

Lincoln Park: On Wednesday, November 7, Off Color Brewing hosts “Dino S’mores Tapping and Jurassic Park Screening”. The event starts at 7:30 pm at Landmark Century Cinema. Dino S’mores will be tapped at 7:30 sharp and the Jeff Goldblum lookalike contest starts at 8:15. There will also be dinosaur judges and dinosaur themed prizes! Once the winners are chosen, the movie starts at 8:45 pm. Purchase your tickets now, here!

Bucktown and Wicker Park: Do you love tacos?? Join Big Star Tacos for their Friends and Family night on Tuesday, November 13. Both the Wicker Park (1531 N Damen Ave) and Wrigleyville (3640 N Clark St) locations celebrate good food, music, and the community with this new series. Bad Hunter Executive Chef Dan Snowden and Head Bartender Vinny Starble head this night benefitting the Chicago Food Depository. Big Star will also be accepting non-perishable food items for donation during business hours from November 12-18. Find more information on their website.

Edgewater: Get ready for Crafter’s Paradise! The Bethany Ladies Guild celebrates their 29th Annual Crafter’s Paradise on Saturday, November 10 from 9 am to 3 pm. All items are handcrafted by juried exhibitors. This fantastic event also includes a bake sale and an ornament “Make-and-Take” table for kindergarten through 5th graders. The candy cane sale benefits Loaves and Fishes, located in Naperville, Illinois. Admission is free! Interested in attending? Check out the website, here.

Chicago Loop: Now that Halloween is over, you can start thinking about Christmas! The Madison Square Garden Company presents a limited engagement of “Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical!” It runs at the Chicago Theatre from November 16 through the 25th. Buy your tickets here!

Portage Park: Need a little theatre in your life? Check out Cosmologies, performing at the Gift Theatre from now until December 9. Written by ensemble member David Rabe, this existential absurdist comedy is just what you need! Shows are Thursday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm, Saturday matinees at 3 pm, and Sunday matinees at 2:30 pm. Tickets start at $25 and are available here.