5 Things to do this Weekend: Feb 12 – Feb 14

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

Plan the perfect takeout meal

Back for another year of supporting small businesses, Chicago Black Restaurant Week celebrates the area’s amazing Black-owned dining establishments. If you’re looking for the
perfect takeout experience this weekend, look no further!

Date: Fri Feb 12 – Sun Feb 14
Time: See website for details
Cost: See website for details
More Info: chiblackrestaurantweek.com

Explore your artistic side

This family-friendly virtual event is sure to help you express your creativity this weekend. Explore hands-on activities inspired by the MCA’s exhibitions and Chicago-based artists all
from the comfort of your home.

Date: Sat Feb 13
Time: 10am
Cost: Free, donations welcome
More Info: mcachicago.org

Meet some mighty giants

Join the animal experts of the Lincoln Park Zoo for a unique virtual meet and greet. You’ll learn more about the zoo’s Sichuan Takins and Bactrian Camels, and have a chance to get up-close and personal with these amazing creatures.

Date: Sat Feb 13
Time: 10am
Cost: $15
More Info: eventbrite.com

Learn something sweet

The first part of a two-part workshop, this virtual beekeeping course will teach you everything you need to know about this unique hobby. Taught by the conservatory’s Head
Beekeeper, this class offers a one-of-a-kind look into the vital world of bees.

Date: Sat Feb 13
Time: 10:30am
Cost: $40 – $50
More Info: garfieldconservatory.org

Host a world-class brunch

Cook an impressive Valentine’s Day brunch with the help of the pros this weekend! This virtual cooking class will help you prepare a delectable meal that’s sure to impress.

Date: Sun Feb 14
Time: 11am
Cost: $20 – $50
More Info: thechoppingblock.com