5 Things to do this Weekend: Sept 18 – Sept 20

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

Satisfy your sweet tooth

Learn how to make an amazing meal with the help of a professional chef—all from the comfort of your own kitchen! This at-home cooking experience features step-by-step tutorials to craft the perfect home cooked meal, dessert included.

Date: Fri Sept 18 – Sun Sept 20
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: See website for details
More Info: justiceforallrecipes.com

Host a film festival

The 36th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival has gone virtual this year. Stream the best of the festival at home, and experience world-class shorts and feature length films from filmmakers from across the globe.

Date: Fri Sept 18 – Sun Sept 20
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: $4 – $5/per film
More Info: clffmas.com

Sample some craft brews

Join fellow craft brew aficionados this weekend for a virtual tasting! Hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo, this one-of-a-kind event gives guests a chance to sample some of the best local brews and experience the zoo in a whole new way.

Date: Fri Sept 18 – Sat Sept 19
Time: 11am – 4pm
Cost: $49
More Info: lpzoo.org

Focus on relaxation

This 6-week virtual yoga course offers an interactive format ideal for people of any skill level. Streamed directly from the serene backdrop of the Chicago Botanic Gardens, this unique event will help you build strength while finding your zen.

Date: Sat Sept 19
Time: 9am – 10am
Cost: $79 – $99/6-week session
More Info: chicagobotanic.org

Celebrate global music

Presented in part with Global Music Month, this amazing festival event allows you to experience music from a variety of world-renowned artists at home. Don’t miss your chance to catch Chicago-based stars Anam Mór this weekend!

Date: Sun Sept 20
Time:
1pm – 3pm
Cost:
Free
More Info: chicago.gov