5 Things to do this Weekend: Oct 9 – Oct 11

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

Immerse yourself in the arts

Explore the vibrant world of renowned artist Frida Kahlo this weekend. Tour her former home turned museum for a truly unique virtual experience. From interactive exhibits to an in-depth look into the artist’s studio, this one-of-a-kind online event is perfect for the whole family.

Date: Fri Oct 9 – Sun Oct 11
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: Free
More Info: artsandculture.com

Experience the drama of the stage

Miss musical theater? This virtual production highlights the best of the American songbook featuring some of the greatest Chicago performers around. A stage show unlike any other, this can’t miss Porchlight Music Theatre event evokes the entertainment and drama of Broadway.

Date: Fri Oct 9 – Sun Oct 11
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: $15 – $50
More Info: porchlighttheatre.org

Take a spooky run

Hit the virtual trail for this special take on the classic fun run. A Halloween tradition, the Crypt Run is going online this year. Design your own course, or choose from an offering of suggested options and run or walk whenever you’d like. Get active while supporting Best Buddies of Illinois this weekend!

Date: Fri Oct 9 – Sun Oct 11
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: $30
More Info: cryptrun.com

Go on a haunted hunt

Take the whole family on a haunted scavenger hunt this weekend! This virtual event will take you on an adventure through the clues as you race to solve this ghostly tale. Perfect for ages 10 and up, this kid-friendly event is a fun way to have a ghoulishly good time.

Date: Sat Oct 10
Time: 4pm
Cost: $19
More Info: watsonadventures.com

Have a frighteningly good time

Dive into the haunted history of Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo with this virtual tour through the past. Scare up some fun for all this weekend as you learn about the spine-tingling past of one of the city’s most iconic destinations.

Date: Sat Oct 10
Time:
7pm
Cost:
$15
More Info: lpzoo.org