5 Things to do this Weekend: Mar 18

Winter is here with new and varied ways for you to explore around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting this week.

Don’t forget: limited capacities and vaccination requirements apply at many venues. Please check the details and for any updates before finalizing your plans!

Make it Magical

Rediscover your sense of wonder at Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour, this weekend at the Palmer House Hotel. Don your best outfit, grab a glass of wine, and experience magic like you’ve never seen before.

Date: Until Sat, Jul 30
Time: Fri, Mar 18 at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm | Sat, Mar 19 at 4:00 pm, 7:00 pm, and 9:30 pm
Cost: $82
Location: Palmer House Hilton Hotel, 17 E Monroe St
More Info: themagicparlourchicago.com

Celebrate Holi & Spring

Usher in spring by celebrating Holi, or the Festival of Color, at Navy Pier. This free event by the Delhi Committee of Chicago Sister Cities features live music, and dancing, with food and color powder will be available for purchase!

Date: Sat, Mar 19
Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave
More Info: navypier.org

Catch an Exciting New Production

Pay a visit to Goodman’s Albert Theatre for the brand-new production of Goodnight Oscar. Starring Will & Grace alum Sean Hayes as Oscar Levant, this play tells the story of the titular multi-talented actor whose one-liners are legend.

Date: Until Sun, Apr 17
Time: Fri, Mar 18 at 8:00 pm | Sat, Mar 19 at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm | Sun, Mar 20 at 2:00 pm
Cost: From $40
Location: Goodman’s Alber Theatre, 170 N Dearborn St
More Info: goodmantheatre.org

Meet a Disney Princess

This weekend, give your kids the opportunity to meet a Disney Princess in real life. Princess Tiana of The Princess and the Frog will be at the Time Out Market for Character Storytime, reading stories for about half-an-hour before photos!

Date: Sat, Mar 19
Time: 11:00 am
Cost: Free
Location: Time Out Market Chicago, 916 W Fulton Market
More Info: timeoutmarket.com

See a Tony Award-Winning Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is coming to Chicago starting this weekend. Witness the critically acclaimed recreation of Baz Luhrmann’s film in this celebration of truth, beauty and freedom.

Date: Until Sat, May 14
Time: Sat, Mar 19 at 8:00 pm | Sun, Mar 20 at 2:00 pm
Cost: From $99
Location: James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W Randolph St
More Info: broadwayinchicago.com

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