weekend events

Weekend Events Around Town: 8/5 – 8/7

Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! America’s Night of Hope with Joel & Victoria Televangelist Joel Osteen of mega church Lakewood will preach a special event sermon at the White Sox stadium. It’s a night of ministry that Osteen will be holding at multiple venues […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 7/15 – 7/17

Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! The Chicago Way lit series: Michael Harvey Local author Michael Harvey reads from his new book, We All Fall Down at The Hidden Shamrock. We All Fall Down tells the story of Chicago P.I. Michael Kelly as he searches […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 6/24 – 6/26

Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! Before the Pyramids: The Origins of Egyptian Civilization at The Oriental Institute See what Egypt was like in its earliest days at The Oriental Institute. This special exhibit showcases artifacts over 1,000 years older than the pyramids, from Egypt’s […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 6/17 – 6/19

Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! Grant Park Music Festival The 2011 season of the Grant Park Music Festival kicked off on Wednesday with Carlos Kalmar leading the orchestra in Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, featuring soloist Jean-Philippe Collard, and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. WFMT captured […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 6/10 – 6/12

Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! Ribfest Chicago It started in the summer of 1999 as “a community block party” and has since exploded into Chicago’s most anticipated street festival. Ribfest Chicago includes a competition for the title of “Best Ribs,” as well as an […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 6/3 – 6/5

Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! Mayfest Chicago in Lincoln Square This German springtime festival features live music and entertainment, as well as food and drink. Similar to Oktoberfest, Mayfest stems from a German tradition of welcoming the spring. Come to see the festival’s icon, […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 5/27 – 5/30

Need some ideas for what to do on this Memorial Day weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! Porgy and Bess at the Court Theatre Don’t miss the Hyde Park Court Theatre’s production of Porgy and Bess, the Ira and George Gershwin classic. Classic songs like “Summertime” are given new life in this update […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 5/20 – 5/22

Need some ideas for what to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! “Out in Chicago” at the Chicago History Museum Learn about the history of LGBT life and culture in Chicago at this new exhibit opening at the Chicago History Museum on Saturday, May 21st. The exhibit features rare LGBT memorabilia […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 5/13 – 5/15

Windy City Rhythms at the DuSable Museum for African-American History This celebration of National Tap Dance Day recognizes the women that have kept tap dance alive. The First Lady of American Tap, Dianne “Lady Di” Walker, is serving as mistress of ceremonies as well as performing. Performances by the Jump Rhythm Jazz Project and the […]

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Weekend Events Around Town: 4/29 – 5/1

Looking for something to do this weekend? Chicago Tonight has a few ideas! Here are some events that we talked about on our show this week, as well as some we couldn’t get to: Art Chicago, Artropolis and Next: The International Fair of Contemporary and Modern Art Catch this massive art fair at the Merchandise […]

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What To Do This Weekend: 4/7-4/9

Here are some suggestions from Chicago Tonight on weekend events to attend around town: Dance Mansion: Learn to dance at Dance Day at Cheney Mansion with Winifred Haun & Dancers. All ages and experience levels are welcome to come learn to dance a “Bento.” If you’d rather watch than participate, the afternoon will include two […]

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