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!
Shake it Off!
Calling all Taylor Swift fans! Don’t miss Shake it Off: A Taylor Swift Dance Party and dance the night away to your favorite Swift hits. Enjoy the music and try out some of the Taylor-themed cocktails.
Date: Fri, Feb 25 – Sat, Feb 26
Time: Fri, 8:00 pm – Sat, 12:00 am
Location: Fatpour Tap Works – Wicker Park, 2005 West Division St
More Info: Eventbrite.com
Discover an Inspiring Story
As part of Chicago Theatre Week, the Cadillac Palace Theatre welcomes the production of Come From Away, a critically-acclaimed story of 7,000 stranded passengers who are welcomed by a community in Newfoundland and everlasting friendships are formed.
Date: Tues, Feb 22 – Sun, Mar 6
Time: Fri, Feb 25 at 7:30 pm | Sat, Feb 26 at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm | Sun, Feb 27 at 2:00 pm
Cost: From $36
Location: Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W Randolph St
More Info: comefromaway.com
Sample International Wine
Wine aficionados will enjoy Chicago Wine Fest this weekend at Moe’s Cantina. Whether you’re aspiring to sommelier status or just interested in a fun night out with friends, you’ll find it all at Chicago Wine Fest!
Date: Sat, Feb 26
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: From $25
Location: Moe’s Cantina River North, 155 W Kinzie St
More Info: rivernorthwinefest.weebly.com
Rev Your Engines!
Witness the exhilarating power of giant monster trucks this weekend at Monster Jam. Featuring a ton of entertaining competitions and tricked-out trucks, you won’t want to miss this full-throttle fun!
Date: Fri, Feb 25
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: From $20
Location: Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont
More Info: Rosemont.com
Celebrate Black History Through Music
Enjoy a special event at Symphony Center this weekend as Wynton Marsalis performs with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra alongside special guest Bryan Stevenson. The show will present a range of familiar and newly commissioned jazz works that pay tribute to important moments in Black history.
Date: Sat, Feb 26
Time: 2:00 pm
Cost: From $45
Location: Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave
More Info: cso.org