Bucktown and Wicker Park: The holidays are just around the corner! The Den Theatre presents “Yippie Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: A Die Hard Musical Parody!” The show opens on December 1 and runs through January 12. Ticket prices range from $35-$45. Get yourself in the silly holiday spirit and purchase your tickets here now!
Lakeview: Robyn Adele, the original lead singer of Postmodern Jukebox, headlines her first solo U.S. tour! You don’t want to miss her Chicago show! On Wednesday, November 14 at 8 pm, Robyn Adele will be performing at Beat Kitchen. Doors open at 7 pm and tickets are just $13. Purchase the VIP upgrade ($30) for a Meet & Greet with Robyn and the band, a limited edition tour tee, exclusive poster, and a VIP laminate. General admission tickets are not included in this package, so be sure to purchase separately. Buy your tickets here.
Lincoln Park: It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Lincoln Park Zoo! On Tuesday, November 27 from 6:30 to 10 pm, enjoy the Holiday Market set against the backdrop of 2.5 million Christmas lights. Get yourself in the holiday spirit on #GivingTuesday by browsing an incredible array of products from local artisans, shops, and boutiques. Admission is just $10; zoo members receive 10% off. This is a family-friendly, all-ages event! Children ages 12 months and under are free with a paid adult ticket. Register here.
River North: Mark your calendars for the 18th Annual One of a Kind Holiday Show! From Thursday, December 6 through Sunday, December 9, more than 600 independent makers will set up shop at The Mart for a unique holiday shopping experience. You can find accessories, ceramics, fashion, furniture, gourmet food items, home goods, jewelry, paintings, photography, and much more. Admission tickets are good for all four days and are just $12. The show is open Thursday and Friday from 11 to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Purchase your tickets here!
Logan Square: The Logan Theatre presents “Flicks and Flakes!” This Sunday, November 11 from noon to 4 pm, snuggle up in the Logan Lounge for an afternoon of binge watching Gilmore Girls. Snack at the free cereal bar while you watch this classic TV show, as well as pop-culture clips. Between episodes, you’ll play Classic BINGO and challenge your memory with trivia! Winners will receive raffle tickets for one of the Grand Prizes. Remember to bring your lucky bingo charms, donation for North Side Housing and Supportive Services, a big appetite, and your best Sunday Funday attitude! There’s no cover, but donations of breakfast cereal or other breakfast staples for local food pantries are encouraged. For every donation you bring, you’ll receive an additional raffle ticket for prizes. Find more information here.
Evanston: It’s not too early to start thinking about gifts for the holidays! This event is a two-for-one special: an activity for the kiddos AND a holiday gift idea! Ayla’s Originals Beading Camp is on Wednesday, November 21 from 1 to 3 pm. Your kids will learn how to create some awesome beading projects! All materials are included with instruction; the session is $45. Call the store at 847.328.4040 to register. Find additional information on their website.
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