5 Things to do this Weekend: Mar 25

Spring is here with fresh adventures for you around town and online! Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting for you 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!

Witness the Return of the King

Basketball meets theater with Steppenwolf’s new production, King James. This modern play tells the story of two Cleveland Cavaliers fans who bond over their shared love of basketball and admiration of Lebron James.

Date: Until Sun, Apr 10
Time: Fri, Mar 25 at 8:00 pm | Sat, Mar 26 and Sun, Mar 27 at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Cost: From $56
Location: Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St
More Info: steppenwolf.org

Experience Life in Color

Plan a trip to the Chicago History Museum this weekend for Vivian Maier: In Color, an exhibition of Maier’s extensive photographic works that chronicle life in Chicago and its suburbs.

Date: Until Jan 10, 2023
Time: Fri and Sat from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm | Sun from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: $19

Location: Chicago History Museum, 1601 N Clark St
More Info: 
chicagohistory.org

Find the Hundred Acre Wood

Don’t miss out on the chance to see the iconic Winnie the Pooh live at Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation. This heartwarming adaptation of the classic story is here for limited run in Chicago, so get your tickets now!

Date: Until Sun, June 12
Time: Fri Mar 25 at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm | Sat, Mar 26 at 10:00 am, 2:00
pm, and 7:00 pm | Sun, Mar 27 at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm

Cost: From $39

Location: Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N Southport Ave
More Info: 
winniethepoohshow.com

Sample Tasty Treats & Libations

If you consider yourself a foodie, don’t miss the West Loop Festival of Spirits, Wine, and Mouthwatering Treats! This tasting event features dozens of wineries and distilleries, alongside artisanal chocolates, live music, and opportunities to meet the vendors.

Date: Sat, Mar 26 – Sun, Mar 27
Time: Sat from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm | Sun from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: From $45
Location: Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Hall, 1340 W Washington Blvd
More Info: do312.com

Practice Your Roar

Experience Jurassic Park like never before with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy a screening of the movie accompanied with a live performance of John William’s classic score, alongside incredible special effects.

Date: Fri, Mar 25 and Sun, Mar 27
Time: Fri at 7:30 pm | Sun at 3:00 pm
Cost: From $85

Location: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 220 S Michigan Ave
More Info: 
cso.org