5 Things to do this Weekend: Sept 4 – Sept 6

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

Take a walk on the wild side

Did you know that pigs could play video games, and that cows can hold a grudge? Take a virtual tour of an animal sanctuary, and get to know the four-legged residents of Charlie’s Acres while supporting this amazing organization.

Date: Fri Sept 4 – Sun Sept 6
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: $18
More Info: airbnb.com

Experiment with the arts

These innovative games and activities explore the beauty of the arts, while pushing your creativity to new extremes. Entertain the whole family with everything from visual crosswords to incredible puzzles this weekend!

Date: Fri Sept 4 – Sun Sept 6
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: Free
More Info: artsandculture.com

Learn something new

With a huge variety of topics perfect for all ages, these unique virtual classes are a fun way to learn something new! From programming to the arts, don’t miss your chance to expand your horizons from the comfort of your couch.

Date: Fri Sept 4 – Sun Sept 6
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: See website for details
More Info: varsitytutors.com

Get to know a Chicago trailblazer

Take a virtual tour into the life of Daniel Burnham, prolific architect and visionary behind some of Chicago’s most notable locales. Learn how his influence has inspired the city we know and love today, and get to know this progressive icon.

Date: Sat Sept 5
Time: 1pm
Cost: $8
More Info: architecture.org

Embrace the magical

Ready to try something new? Don your finest and grab a deck of cards for a unique, interactive experience from the Magic Parlour! This virtual magic show embraces the mysterious—all from the comfort of your home.

Date: Sat Sept 5
Time:
8pm
Cost:
$65
More Info: magicparlourchicago.com