5 Things to do this Weekend: Jan 24 - Jan 26

We’ve rounded up 5 fantastic events across Chicagoland to keep you entertained all weekend long.

Chicago Restaurant Week

The 13th annual Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off this weekend! A celebration of the city’s award-winning culinary scene, this amazing experience offers an array of dining options and menus at some of the city’s top destinations.

When: Fri Jan 24 – Jan 26
Where: Various locations
Hours: See schedule
Admission: Free
More Info: restaurantweek.com

Uchi-Con 2020

This free, one-day anime convention brings guest speakers, panels, gaming and screening rooms, and so much more to the University of Chicago campus. Organized by the students, this event is truly unique to the Windy City.

When: Sat Jan 25
Where: Ida Noyes Hall (1212 E 59th St)
Hours: 10am – 6pm
Admission: Free
More Info: uchi-con.com

Mac and Cheese Crawl

You definitely won’t go hungry at Chicago’s cheesiest bar crawl! Eat, drink, and party while sampling some of the city’s best mac & cheese through River North’s hottest bars at this unique event.

When: Sat Jan 25
Where: Various locations
Hours: 11am – 7pm
Admission: $15
More Info: macandcheese.com

Winter Brew 2020

This annual indoor beer fests showcases the best Chicago breweries and cideries. Featuring a variety of craft beverages—some limited and exclusive releases—you won’t want to miss out on this much-loved event!

When: Sat Jan 25
Where: DANK Haus (4740 N Western Ave)
Hours: See schedule for times
Admission: $15 – $35
More Info: winterbrew.com

Cash for Kids

Chicago’s only Johnny Cash Festival, this unique fundraiser is a can’t miss! An amazing evening of music and philanthropy, all proceeds from this event benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

When: Sat Jan 25
Where: Irish American Heritage Center (4626 N Knox Ave)
Hours: 5pm – 12am
Admission: $25
More Info: cashforkids.com

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