5 Things to do this Weekend: Dec 31 - Jan 3

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

Ring in 2020 with some classic tunes

Live stream your favorite classics—from waltzes to pop tunes—with the New Philharmonic this New Year’s Eve. Perfect for the whole family, this unique virtual concert is a fun way to welcome the future.

Date: Thurs Dec 31
Time: See website for details
Cost: $50
More Info: atthemac.org

Bring the comedy club home

Featuring an evening of non-stop laughs, this virtual showcase brings together some of the best of Chicago’s comedy scene. Celebrate the new year with this one-of-a-kind standup feature, all from the comfort of your couch!

Date: Thurs Dec 31
Time: 8pm
Cost: $10 – $25
More Info: zanieschicago.com

Ring in the new year with some positive fun

This interactive virtual event is an amazing showcase of telepathy and miracles, hosted by renowned mentalist Sidney Friedman. And it’s an event for a good cause—half of all proceeds will benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository!

Date: Thurs Dec 31
Time: 10pm
Cost: $40
More Info: sidneyfriedman.com

Explore an iconic locale

Go on a virtual scavenger hunt of one of the country’s most iconic institutions! This interactive experience takes you behind the scenes of this popular museum, as you hunt to unravel some of the Smithsonian’s amazing mysteries.

Date: Sat Jan 2
Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Cost: $20
More Info: eventbrite.com

Host a virtual animal meet & greet

Perfect for kids of all ages, this virtual animal encounter brings you up close and personal with some of the coolest critters of the Wildlife Discovery Center. Learn about an array of animals from reptile to mammal directly from the center’s experienced staff.

Date: Sat Jan 2
11am – 12pm
More Info: naturemuseum.org


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