Enjoy the spring season with new experiences to make your days brighter! From outdoor activities like nature walks and festivals, to exploring new areas and shops, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a round-up of five activities this weekend that we think you will love to kick off the spring season!
Be “Better Together” at the Luke Combs Concert
Get ready for a night of country music with Luke Combs at Soldier Field! As part of his World Tour, the chart-topping singer-songwriter will take the stage with his signature blend of traditional and modern country sound. Known for hits such as “Beautiful Crazy” and “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” this concert promises to be a high-energy, crowd-pleasing event that will have fans singing and dancing along to their favorite songs live!
Date: May 6
Time: Doors Open at 5:45PM
Location: Soldier Field, 1410 Special Olympics Dr
More info: soldierfield.com
Pop in to Learn about Pop-Up Books
Pop-Up Books Through the Ages is an exciting exhibit at the Newberry Library that explores the fascinating world of pop-up books. From their origins in the 13th century to modern-day iterations, pop-up books have captivated readers of all ages with their whimsical designs and interactive features. The exhibit features a range of pop-up books from the Newberry Library’s collection, including rare and unique examples from around the world.
Date: Runs through July 15
Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: The Newberry, 60 W Walton St
More info: newberry.org
Be A Champion at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago is hosting a special event called City of Champions that’s perfect for sports fans of all ages! During this limited time event, visitors will be able to see LEGO builds inspired by their favorite sports teams and athletes, as well as participate in special building challenges and activities. Plus, guests who wear their favorite team’s apparel will receive a special discount on LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago merchandise!
Date: Closes May 22
Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: LEGOLAND Discovery Center, 601 N Martingale Rd
More info: legolanddiscoverycenter.com
Come Hear ‘The State of Sound’
The State of Sound is open in Navy Pier! This free exhibit is a celebration of the diverse music scene in Illinois, featuring photos, memorabilia, and more from famous homegrown musicians. From the iconic blues sound of Muddy Waters to the amazing beats of Chance the Rapper, this educational and fun exhibit is a can’t-miss event that’s sure to be a great time for all music-lovers.
Date: Open Daily
Time: 11:00AM – 8:00PM
Location: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave
More info: navypier.org
Get Your Ticket to An Impactful Play
Lifeline Theatre and Pegasus Theatre Chicago present From the Mississippi Delta, a powerful and inspiring play that tells the story of three generations of African American women living in the rural South during the 1960s and 70s. This play explores issues of poverty, racism, and violence, as well as the resilience and strength of the human spirit. This production, directed by Ilesa Duncan, features a talented cast of actors who bring the characters and their struggles to life on stage. Don’t miss this moving and thought-provoking production that celebrates the power of storytelling to inspire change.
Date: Runs through June 18
Time: 2:30PM and 7:30PM
Location: Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N Glenwood Ave
More info: lifelinetheatre.com