|HighSight's 20th Annual Eve of the Eve||
The EVE of the EVE takes place the night before New Year’s Eve and all proceeds benefit HighSight’s scholarship program. This black-tie optional event offers more than 2,000 young, hip, urban professionals the opportunity to mix and mingle, while jump-starting their New Year’s celebrations.
|PAWS CHICAGO AND TONY STEWART FOUNDATION 36 HOUR HOLIDAY ADOPT-A-THON||
PAWS Chicago, the city’s largest No Kill humane organization, will host its sixth annual Holiday Adopt-A-Thon, a 36-hour adoption marathon whose goal is to find new homes for nearly 200 homeless puppies, kittens, cats and dogs as well as to raise awareness around the issue of pet homelessness and the senseless killing of animals.
|A NEW PLAY ABOUT PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY “The Interview: JFK”||
On November 22, 2013, the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, the National Pastime Theater will present The Interview: JFK. In this new work, Chicago playwright Alan Marshall seeks to provide America’s 35th president a forum to speak with candor about his life and presidency.
“JFK’s untimely death prevented him from being able to write his memoir,” said Marshall. “Consequently, many others have written about him, but we do not hear his voice.”
|Santa Claus is Coming to Lambs Farm||
Ho Ho Ho! Despite his very busy schedule, Santa is making his annual trek to Lambs Farm to celebrate the holiday. Brunch is $15.95, $7.95 for children 23 months and younger, with activities. Seatings are available at 9am, 10:30am, and 12pm on December 14, 21 and 22, and at 10:30am and 12pm on December 15. Call Lambs Farm’s Magnolia Cafe & Bakery for reservations at 847.362.5050.
|The Renaissance Society announces spring 2014 exhibitions:||
The Renaissance Society is proud to announce its spring 2014 exhibition schedule. The first show curated at The Renaissance Society by its new chief curator and executive director, Solveig Øvstebø, is a solo exhibition of new work by Berlin-based artist Nora Schultz from January 12 to February 23, 2014.
|DECK THE HOLODECKS on Sunday, December 1st, 2013 at Cole’s Bar||
In honor of the upcoming holiday season, Cinema Minima presents Deck the Holodeck: A Celebration of the Best, the Worst and the Blorst of Star Trek TNG at Cole's Bar, 2338 N. Milwaukee, Chicago The crew of the starship enterprise has encountered many exotic planets but few have come close to the range of excitement that is contained within the holodeck. Join us on December 1 at 6pm and make sure to set phasers on fun! Free. Projected from DVD.
|JULIETTE LEWIS, MARGO MARTINDALE AND JULIANNE NICHOLSON||
Steppenwolf Theatre Company and ensemble member Tracy Letts,Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright of August: Osage County, hosts Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale and
|Vintage Garage Holiday Market||
The second annual Vintage Garage Holiday Market is back at Broadway and Granville November 16th and 17th.
The Garage moves indoors for the Vintage Garage Holiday Market featuring 20 of the best Garage vendors offerings up all the vintage you need to get you through the winter. Vintage jewelry, furniture, advertising memorabilia, games, holiday home decor, glassware, furniture, holiday decor and more! Decorators looking for unique one of a kind pieces, take note.
|Vintage Garage Holiday Market Returning Nov 16-17, 2013||
Broadway Street in Edgewater will be the place to shop locally for holiday vintage November 16 and 17th. That’s thanks to the return of the popular Vintage Garage Holiday Market.
"It's a phrase we hear often, but it really is back by popular demand," says Melissa Sands of Vintage Promotions, LLC, producer of the event. "So many people have been asking about it, we had to bring it back."
|13TH SEASON OF FREE ICE SKATING IN MILLENNIUM PARK||
The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park will open on Friday, November 15, 2013 and will remain open through Sunday, March 9, 2014, weather permitting.