5 Things to do this Weekend: Oct 22- Oct 24

Another change of the seasons is upon us and that means an even greater variety of things to do around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found especially appealing.

Don’t forget: Limited capacities, timed entries, mask requirements, social distancing and other policies are still in effect at many venues and events, so please check the details before finalizing your plans!

Enjoy a Spooky Movie Marathon at the Music Box of Horrors 

Calling all scary movie lovers! Music Box will be hosting its annual celebration of scary films this weekend during its 24-hour event. Bring your friends to Southport Cooridor to enjoy the creepiest cinema.

Date: Sat, Oct 23 – Sun, Oct 24
Time: Sat, 12:00 pm – Sun, 12:00 pm
Cost: $35
Location: The Music Box Theatre
More Info: musicboxtheatre.com

Enjoy Games and Beer at Northwest Brewfest

This weekend Twisted Hippo Taproom and Eatery will host a tasting event featuring 14 local brewers—sip and stay entertained while you sample with classic arcade and pinball games. Head to Templestowe down the block afterwards for a free beer if you wear your Halloween costume.

Date: Sat, Oct 23
Time: Times vary based on session
Cost: $35
Location: The Twisted Hippo Taproom and Eatery
More Info: eventbrite.com

Have Frightening Fun at The Arts in the Dark Upside-Down Parade 

Don your Halloween costume and head to the Upside-Down Parade, a family-friendly event where participants can walk through beautiful Washington Park and watch 25 performance groups pay homage to the spookiest holiday of the year!

Date: Sat, Oct 23
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Washington Park
More Info:artsinthedark.com

Become the “World’s Best Boss” at The Office Experience 

Dunder Mifflin is open for visitors this weekend at The Office Experience Chicago. Explore set recreations of The Office and browse original props and costumes from the iconic show!

Date: Sat, Oct 23
Time: Times vary based on session
Cost: Tickets from $37.50
Location: The Shops at North Bridge
More Info: theofficeexperience.com

Virtual: Uncover the Truth with The Imposter 

Looking for a thrilling movie to watch this weekend? Check out The Imposter, a documentary about French con artist, Frederic Bourdin, who assumed over 500 different identities during his reign as “the Chameleon”, as he is known infamously by the press.

Cost: Free
Location: Online
More Info: watchdocumentaries.com