5 Things to do this Weekend: Sept 25 – Sept 27

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

Try something new

Known for their decadent stuffed treats, Sweet Shot Cookies is now offering a DIY pack of their signature cookies. Order a selection of these tasty pre-baked morsels, and cozy up with your favorite movie for a relaxing weekend.

Date: Fri Sept 25 – Sun Sept 27
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: $24
More Info: sweetshotcookies.com

Take centerstage

Support local theatre this weekend. Produced by Chicago’s very own Lifeline Theatre, this virtual adaptation of Jane Austen’s seminal work Pride and Prejudice promises to be a memorable experience.

Date: Fri Sept 25 – Sun Sept 27
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: $20 suggested donation
More Info: lifelinetheatre.com

Plan a happy hour at home

Start your weekend off right! Hosted by The Chopping Block, this virtual class will help you craft the perfect happy hour cocktail and small bites to help ease you into a chill Friday evening.

Date: Fri Sept 25
Time: 5:15pm
Cost: $20
More Info: thechoppingblock.com

Attend a virtual gala

Get inspired to take action this weekend at this virtual gala benefiting the Chicago Children’s Choir. Featuring moving performances, this unique event applauds the resilience and inspiring stories of this amazing organization’s work.

Date: Sat Sept 26
Time: 8pm
Cost: Free 
More Info: ccchoir.org

Explore historic landmarks

Take a virtual tour of Washington Park, one of the city’s most historically significant landscapes. Learn more about the prolific history of this south side institution as Washington Park Advisory Council president Cecilia Butler walks you through this stunning locale.

Date: Sun Sept 27
Time:
1pm
Cost:
$5
More Info: chicagohistory.org