5 Things to do this Weekend: Feb 26 – Feb 28

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

Play poker for a good cause

Whether you’re a seasoned player or need to work on your poker face, this virtual event is a great way to have some fun with a charitable spin. Hosted by The Chicago Lighthouse, their 5th Annual Raising the Stakes for Vision Poker Night will give you a chance to take home the top prize and support this
amazing organization.

Date: Fri Feb 26
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $100
More Info: chicagolighthouse.org

Explore a Chicago icon

All aboard the U-505! Take an interactive virtual tour of this Museum of Science and Industry icon, and learn more about the history of this amazing craft.

Date: Fri Feb 26 – Sat Feb 27
Time: See website for details
Cost: $14 – $15
More Info: msichicago.org

Enjoy some drama

Brought to you by the creative minds of Hell in a Handbag Productions, Out, Darn Spot! is a campy comedy inspired by Shakespearean showmanship. Join Lady Marcia Macbeth for a rousing take on reality television, complete with a dramatic twist!

Date: Fri Feb 26 – Sun Feb 28
Time: See website for details
Cost: $17
More Info: eventbrite.com

Learn about Chicago food history

Hungry for a dive into Chicago’s past? This virtual experience is a fun way to discover the area’s rich food history. Learn about local favorites, and participate in interactive activities designed to help you get to know the Windy City a bit better.

Date: Sat Feb 27
Time: 11am – 12pm
Cost: $24
More Info: airbnb.com

Embrace something new

This virtual gala is a unique way to travel to Italy—all without leaving your home! Offering a variety of interactive activities, this elegant affair is sure to elevate your weekend plans.

Date: Sat Feb 27
Time: 8pm – 10:30pm
Cost: $20
More Info: eventbrite.com