5 Things to do this Weekend: Nov 12- Nov 14

Another change of the seasons is upon us and that means an even greater variety of things to do around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found especially appealing.

Don’t forget: Limited capacities, timed entries, mask requirements, social distancing and other policies are still in effect at many venues and events, so please check the details before finalizing your plans!

Pay a Visit to the Museum of Illusions

Visit the Museum of Illusions this weekend for a mind-bending good time! The anti-gravity room will leave you questioning the laws of physics, and don’t miss the multisensory experience of the infinity room.

Date: Fri, Nov 12 – Sun, Nov 14
Time: Fri, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sat, 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Sun, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Cost: From $24
Location: The Museum of Illusions Chicago
More Info: moichicago.com

Discover Color at the Field Museum

Dive into the color spectrum at the Field Museum this weekend with Wild Color, the most vibrant exhibit in Chicago. Learn about the meaning of color in the natural world as a mechanism to convey emotion, disguise, and communicate.

Date: Fri, Nov 12 – Sun, Nov 14
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: From $34
Location: The Chicago Field Museum
More Info: fieldmuseum.org

Feed Your Soul at Jazz Bunch 

On Sunday mornings TimeOut Market Chicago invites brunch-goers for an all-star brunch menu featuring dishes like French Toast Souffle and Breakfast Bao, all accompanied by live music from the Chicago Soul Jazz Collective.

Date: Sun, Nov 14
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: Prices on Menu
Location: TimeOut Market Chicago
More Info:timeoutmarket.com

Attend a Beer Competition at FoBAB 

This weekend, professional beer brewers and aficionados converge in Chicago for the 19th Annual Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer. Attendees can attend one of two limited capacity tasting sessions as beers are judged to determine this year’s winner.

Date: Fri, Nov 12 – Sat, Nov 13
Time: Fri, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Sat, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: $85
Location: Credit Union 1 Arena
More Info: fobab.com

Head to the Opera for The Magic Flute

Experience Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s legendary music live with The Magic Flute, the story of a prince and princess who overcome obstacles in their search for enlightenment. The production also pays homage to the silent film era of the 1920s through stunning visuals.

Date: Sun, Nov 14
Time: 2:00 pm
Cost: From $49
Location: Lyric Opera House
More Info: lyricopera.org

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