5 Things to do this Weekend: Jan 15 - Jan 17

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

Dive into Chicago history

Showcasing the innovations and amazing feats of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, this virtual event promises to wow. Offering interactive activities and awe-inspiring stories, this unique tour explores the iconic history of Chicago’s most famous event.

Date: Fri Jan 15
Time: 7pm
Cost: $20 – $35
More Info: chicagodetours.com

Express your creativity

Taught by renowned artist collective Puech Ikots, this family-friendly activity will teach you about the wonderful traditions of Oaxaca, Mexico. Create a work of art while exploring the beauty of Indigenous culture.

Date: Sat Jan 16
Time: 10am – 11am
Cost: $10 – $45
More Info: eventbrite.com

Celebrate the arts

Bringing live performances and unique exhibits together, this virtual event offers a chance to experience the wonders of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Arts from the comfort of your home. You won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind event!

Date: Sat Jan 16
Time: 2pm – 6pm
Cost: Free, donations welcome
More Info: mcachicago.org

Experience new flavors

This illuminating experience explores the rich history and flavors of Mexico’s iconic spirits—tequila and mezcal! Learn to unlock the secrets of these spirits, and craft delectable artisanal cocktails during this hands-on virtual workshop.

Date: Sat Jan 16
Time: 5pm – 5:45pm
Cost: $20
More Info: thechoppingblock.com

Support local musicians

Hosted by the Constellation, this virtual concert embraces the sonic experimentation of some of the city’s best musicians. You won’t want to miss this unique live streamed event!

Date: Sat Jan 16
8pm – 9:30pm
$15 suggested donation
More Info: constellation-chicago.com


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