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

Stay safe. Stay home. Stay entertained with these 5 online events this weekend. 

Take a Virtual Food Tour

Pickle, tomato, Vienna Beef oh my! From the 1893 World’s Fair to the runway, the humble hotdog has taken quite a journey. This virtual food tour follows the evolution of this classic Chicago-style delicacy for a chance to learn a bit about our city’s immersive food history.

Date: Fri Apr 24
Time: 6pm
Cost: $9.99
More Info: bobbysbikehike.com

Explore Chicago History

Did you know that Chicago is often considered the birthplace of the skyscraper? This unique virtual tour explores the history of these iconic buildings, and helps uncover how Chicago became a global center for innovation, design, and engineering.

Date: Sat Apr 25
Time: 1pm
Cost: $8, Free for members
More Info: architecture.org

Laugh with the Best in Comedy

Chicago’s funniest comedy talent from across the country are bringing a night of fun-filled distraction straight to your screen, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to have your very own house party with Second City’s best!

Date: Sat Apr 25
Time: 7pm
Cost: Free
More Info: secondcity.com

Embrace Your Inner Rock Star

Livestreamed every Saturday evening on Facebook, this is your chance to relive rock history with the classics from Dead & Company. Pulling from a decades-long roster of amazing concert experiences, this unique event showcases some of the iconic band’s best live performances.

Date: Sat Apr 25
Time: See website for info
Cost: Free
More Info: deadandcompany.com

Embrace the Arts

Experience the theatre like never before. The Goodman Theatre is bringing it’s hit production School Girls to your home stage this weekend. Ferociously entertaining and heartwarming, this acclaimed play explores the world of teenage girls at one of Ghana’s most exclusive boarding schools.

Date: Sun Apr 26
Time: See website for info
Cost: $15 – $100

More Info: goodmantheatre.org


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