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5 Things to Do Around Chicago This Weekend

Celebrate that you finally made it through the week with five awesome events around Chicago this week! Every week we at Dream Town scour the city and handpick five things we’re excited about.

From culture and history, to weird culture and history, to checking out some art and theatre; you’ll have no shortage of things to talk about next Monday.

Wild and Scenic Film Fest

Wild & Scenic Film Fest

The kickoff to this 3-day festival, Wild & Scenic Film Fest is back this Friday for its eighth year in Evanston! Featuring the best in environmental topics and short films, this fest explores the future of our planet.

  • When: Fri Feb 22
  • Where: One Rotary Center (1560 Sherman Ave, Evanston)
  • Hours: 7pm – 9pm
  • Admission: $10
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Atlas Obscura

Murder Mystery Soiree

Join Atlas Obscura for a lighthearted evening of murder, mystery, and history-infused fun. Guests have their choice of ticket types—choose to embody a character or simply participate in a playful whodunnit!

  • When: Fri Feb 22
  • Where: 1434 N Western Ave
  • Hours: 8pm – 2am
  • Admission: 7pm – 9:15pm
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Rebel, from Rockabilly to Rock & Roll!

With over 70 of the city’s top culinary artisans on hand, this chocolate extravaganza promises to delight taste buds. A nostalgic trip down culinary lane, this 50s themed event is an evening to remember.

  • When: Sat Feb 23
  • Where: The Palmer House Hilton (17 E Monroe St)
  • Hours: 7pm – 12am
  • Admission: $97.50
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Begyle Yoga

Yoga at Begyle Brewing

Round out your weekend with yoga and a beer! This 21 and over vinyasa class is open to yogis of all levels, experience, and interest. Just the right amount of challenging, this class is the perfect way to start your Sunday on the right foot.

  • When: Sun Feb 24
  • Where: Begyle Brewing (1800 W Cuyler Ave)
  • Hours: 11am – 12pm
  • Admission: $20
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A Pup of Tea

Upside Down Tea Party: A Pup of Tea

This boozy tea party is for a good cause! Bring your best furry friend and toast to bottomless mimosas, bites, and tea while raising money for PAWS Chicago. Don’t miss out, this event is sure to sell out quickly.

  • When: Sun Feb 24
  • Where: Commons Club (203 N Wabash Ave)
  • Hours: 1pm – 4pm
  • Admission: $50 – $90
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