5 Things to do this Weekend: Dec 4 - Dec 6

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

Celebrate with a holiday tradition

Get into the holiday spirit with a Chicago theatre classic this weekend! The Goodman Theatre has reimagined their world-renowned production of A Christmas Carol so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home this season.

Date: Fri Dec 4 – Sun Dec 6
Time: See website for details
Cost: Free
More Info: goodmantheatre.org

Host a virtual trivia night

Looking for a little friendly competition this weekend? Hosted by Atlas Obscura, this virtual trivia night guarantees an evening of brain-teasing fun. Teams compete for a chance to take home the top prize—and bragging rights, of course!

Date: Fri Dec 4
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Cost: $7
More Info: atlasobscura.com

Hang out with some furry friends

If you’ve ever wanted to meet some of the world’s most popular internet pets, PetCon is the place to be this weekend! A first for this annual event, this virtual experience is a fun, family-friendly way to hang out with some new furry friends.

Date: Sat Dec 5
Time: 10am – 3pm
Cost: Free
More Info: petcon.co

Flex your green thumb

This hands-on virtual event offers a unique way to flex your green thumb this weekend. Learn how to create the perfect open terrarium with a step-by-step walkthrough from the professionals of Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory, and get some tips to keep your succulents looking their best all year long.

Date: Sat Dec 5
Time: 11am – 12pm
Cost: $20 – $25
More Info: garfieldpark.org

Take a tour into Chicago’s past

Dive into the city’s prolific past with historian Paul Durica this weekend. This virtual tour takes you through Prohibition Chicago for an inside look into the amazing stories of daily life and so much more.

Date: Sat Dec 5
More Info: chicagohistory.org


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