5 Things to do this Weekend: Jul 3 - Jul 5

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

Have a laugh

Experience one of Chicago’s favorite drag shows from the comfort of your couch! Inspired by the iconic television show, The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes brings the gals to a whole new generation.

Date: Fri Jul 3 – Sun Jul 5
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: $20
More Info: stage773.com

Dive into Chicago history

Explore the Chicago History Museum’s extensive catalog online this weekend. Get a firsthand look at the history behind some of the city’s iconic architecture or world-class Blues scene, and learn a little something new.

Date: Fri Jul 3 – Sun Jul 5
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: Free
More Info: chicagohistory.org

Dance the night away

A new, at-home version of this summertime tradition, SummerDance at Home is a virtual party that will help you boogie the night away! Starting with a 30-minute dance lesson, this experience is a can’t miss.

Date: Sat Jul 4
Time: 5pm – 6:30pm
Cost: Free
More Info: chicago.gov

Host a virtual music festival

Get ready for an evening of patriotic favorites featuring the Grant Park Orchestra. Performing some of the country’s most iconic musical arrangements, each piece will set the stage for a fun-filled Fourth of July.

Date: Sat Jul 4
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Cost: Free
More Info: grantparkmusic.com

Explore a rare art

In this program, you’ll learn all about Shodo—the Japanese art of calligraphy. Open to all ages and skill levels, this class is taught by Hekiun Oda-sensei, a calligraphy master from the Japanese Calligraphy Association in Japan. Don’t miss your chance to learn from the best!

Date: Sun Jul 5
1pm – 2:30pm
More Info: japaneseculture.com


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