5 Things to do this Weekend: Oct 16 - Oct 18

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

Hang out with some cuddly friends

This virtual event takes you face to face with some of the Shedd’s most adorable residents—sea otters Cooper, Watson, Luna and Yaku! Perfect for the whole family, this unique experience offers a once in a lifetime glimpse into the exciting world of these playful creatures.

Date: Fri Oct 16 – Sun Oct 18
Time: 11am & 6pm
Cost: $65 – $70
More Info: sheddaquarium.org

Discover something new

Totally reimagined, Open House Chicago is back virtually this year. Explore stunning locales from the comfort of your home, and get to know the fascinating history of the amazing architecture and diverse communities across the city and suburbs.

Date: Fri Oct 16 – Sun Oct 18
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: Free
More Info: openhousechicago.org

Plan the perfect movie night in

Support a local business and plan the perfect movie night this weekend! Hosted by the Music Box Theatre, you’ll be able to choose from a roster of amazing films that you can screen at home. From spooky thrillers to engaging dramas, there’s something for everyone.

Date: Fri Oct 16 – Sun Oct 18
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: See website for details
More Info: musicboxtheatre.com

Elevate your senses

Learn the secrets behind crafting the perfect flavor profile from the culinary experts at The Chopping Block. This virtual deep dive into creative cooking combinations will help you better understand how to perfectly pair herbs, spices and so much more to create an elevated dining experience.

Date: Sun Oct 18
Time: 11pm
Cost: $20
More Info: thechoppingblock.com

Find your zen

Looking for a new take on your yoga practice? These classes from Chicago’s very own Hot Mess Yoga will expand on your skills in an open, inviting way with a healthy dose of cheeky fun for good measure.

Date: Sun Oct 18
More Info: thehotmessyoga.com


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