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  • Gangster Tours with Untouchable Tours

    600 North Clark St (Clark & Ohio)
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Gangster Tours with Untouchable Tours

    Take a gangster tour with Untouchable Tours. Our guides are actors and take on the persona of a 1920’s gangster. Our gangster guides present an accurate account of the crimes and activities that were going on in Chicago during the 1920s and ’30s (Prohibition Era).  You will hear the exploits of Capone, Moran, Dillinger and the rest of the boys on this unforgettable Chicago crime tour! Some sites included are: the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, the Biograph Theatre, and ​Holy Name Cathedral. The tour is educational but very entertaining with prizes at the end!

     

  • Visit the DuSable Black History Museum

    DuSable Black History Museum
    740 East 56th Place
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Visit the DuSable Black History Museum

    The DuSable: Black History Museum and Education Center, is proud of its diverse holdings that number more than 15,000 pieces and include paintings, sculpture, print works and historical memorabilia. Special exhibitions, workshops and lectures are featured to highlight works by particular artists, historical events or collections on loan from individuals or institutions.

  • Chicago Scavenger Hunt - Ghosts of the River

    24 W Randolph St.
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Chicago Scavenger Hunt - Ghosts of the River

    Similar to our epic city scavenger hunts, on a ghost hunt you will travel to different landmarks, answering questions and completing challenges...But, these ghost walks have a sinister twist. Perhaps you’ll even see a mysterious figure in your pictures while completing ghost camera challenges! Something spooky's happening beneath Illinois' most iconic skyline. On this Chicago ghost tour scavenger hunt, explore the scary past of storied landmarks and learn about the ghosts that haunt them to this day. What happened to the audience of the Iroquois Theater? Did the Hancock Center inspire the film "Ghostbusters"? Find out on this ghost tour scavenger hunt of Chicago! You can do our interactive scavenger hunt at any time. Explore the culture & history of Chicago. Some of what you'll see: Hancock Center, Iroquois Theater

  • Game Night Out

    2828 North Clark Street Unit 401
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Game Night Out

    You’ve enjoyed party games with friends before, right? Well, Game Night Out takes this to the next level and invites you to game night at our place in Chicago. We’ll lead your group through an interactive, team-based, Host-guided game night experience like you’ve never seen before. This is an opportunity to unplug from the day-to-dayand reconnect with family, friends, or co-workers. It’s a chance to laugh, play, showcase your knowledge, compete head-to-head, work as a team, make new friends, and uncover inside jokes.  

  • Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

    112 E. Wacker Dr.
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

    For more than 25 years, the CAC's expertly trained docent volunteers have led the river cruise, sharing fascinating stories behind more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River. Hear how Chicago grew from a small settlement into one of the world's largest cities in less than 100 years. In just 90 minutes, you'll get the best overview of Chicago’s architecture and its history.

  • Secret Chicago Beer Tour

    A secret location in Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    Secret Chicago Beer Tour

    As we wind through one of The Windy City's most lovely residential areas you'll drink numerous seasonal beers and learn about: how Chicago politics shaped the beer industry; Chicago's gritty rivalry with Milwaukee; the German beer riot, and its long-lasting effects on political partisanship in Chicago city elections; a deadly Chicago theme park; and many more fascinating snippets of our history. We'll dive into the cultural dealings of the area, history before the Chicago fire, prohibition, and beyond!

  • Trickery Chicago

    Trickery
    3453 N Halsted Street
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Trickery Chicago

    This show is an affordable treat, and a quick something to do after dinner. The show itself is a short one-hour long, but tickets prices won't break the bank. The venue is intimate at just 30 seats and everything happens just a few feet away. The decor is sumptuous and old-world. The age limit recommended is 12 and this is a BYOB venue, so if you are over 21, you can bring in your own beer, wine or liquor. But what about the magician you ask? Aaron and his trusty side-kick, Hoppy the amazing psychic wonder bunny, put on a very entertaining show, and it is obvious that Aaron loves what he does.

  • Chicago Magic Lounge

    Chicago Magic Lounge
    5050 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL, 60640
    Chicago, IL 60640
    Chicago Magic Lounge

    Behind an unassuming entrance that leads into a laundromat, is the secret door to the 7,200 square-foot Deco-styled Chicago Magic Lounge. Once you've solved the mystery of how to get in, you hope ordering yourself a cocktail at one of two bars won't be anywhere nearly as difficult. Then enjoy the Chicago magic in the bar with no ticket required. Or come to see the show which begins with an hour of up-close magic followed by a cabaret show. There are both in-house magicians and special guests, so there is always someone new to see at the Chicago Magic Lounge. You can also order fun "small plates" from their full kitchen for a snack during the show.

  • Cabaret Zazou

    32 W. Randolph
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Cabaret ZaZou is a unique entertainment experience where raucous comedy, extraordinary live music, international cirque performances, and a multi-course feast collide.

  • The Magic Parlour

    Palmer House Hotel
    17 E Monroe Street
    Chicago, IL 60603

    Seating fewer than 50 guests, The Magic Parlour is a uniquely intimate and exclusive live entertainment attraction in the heart of downtown.  It may be Chicago’s longest-running magic show, but it is also one of the city’s best kept secrets.

  • Medieval Times

    Medeival Times
    2001 North Roselle Rd.
    Schaumburg, IL 60195

    Travel through the mists of time to a forgotten age and a tale of devotion, courage and love--at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Imagine the pageantry and excitement that would have been yours as a guest of the Queen ten centuries ago. That's exactly what you will experience at North America's most popular dinner attraction. See our electrifying show featuring heroic knights on spirited horses displaying the astounding athletic feats and thrilling swordplay that have become hallmarks of this unique entertainment experience.

  • Virtual ComedySportz

    Twitch Livestream
    Chicago, IL
    Virtual ComedySportz

    Our signature show ComedySportz now comes to you four times a weekend on our brand new Twitch channel! Two teams take each other on virtually for your laughs, chats and emojis. The classic games you love with new twists, our players come to you live from their living rooms to provide the perfect end to your stressful week. All matches end with our insanely intense Six Things Face-off, made popular by our online audiences.

  • Premier Dinner Cruise on the Chicago River

    Hornblower Odyssey Chicago
    455 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Premier Dinner Cruise on the Chicago River

    Odyssey Chicago River is the perfect setting for celebrating with friends, connecting with colleagues, or enjoying a romantic evening. Includes:
    A two-and-a-half-hour cruise along the Chicago River
    A three-course plated dinner with attentive tableside service
    Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
    The most breathtaking views of Chicago’s architecture from the Chicago River
    Exclusive reserved tables for your group size
    Curated music selection from our onboard DJ


    Our freshly prepared, three-course plated dinner menu is included in the base ticket price for all standard dinner cruises. Our chefs are happy to prepare vegetarian and vegan options, and we can also accommodate most dietary restrictions - just inform your server onboard. Menu items subject to change.

  • Chicago's Best Standup

    Laugh Factory Chicago
    3175 Broadway Street
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Chicago's Best Standup

    Standup Comedy is back at Laugh Factory Chicago! Chicago's best standup comedy has returned and will be better than ever. Every safety precaution has been taken to make sure you can enjoy live comedy safely! We know you've been itching to come back out and enjoy standup comedy. Laugh Factory Chicago has compiled the absolute best standup lineup that you will ever see. Some of today's biggest names and local comedians will deliver something for every taste and style of standup comedy at this hilarious event.

  • Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

    Green Mill Cocktail Lounge
    Chicago, IL
    Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

    In business since 1907, this historical jazz venue is still offering live jazz every night in a prohibition-era speakeasy atmosphere.

  • Art on theMART

    Merchandise Mart
    222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
    Chicago, IL
    Art on theMART

    After taking the summer off, the 25-story-tall video installation that takes over the side of the Merchandise Mart is returning in time for the holidays, filling the building's historic facade with vibrant colors and moving images. A new 30-minute program will feature animated production images from The Joffrey Ballet's The Nutcracker set to Tchaikovsky's festive score as well as works from the Art Institute of Chicago's "Monet and Chicago" and "Bisa Butler: Portraits" exhibitions. The show will also include moving images created by artists with physical and intellectual disabilities in collaboration with local nonprofit Arts of Life.

  • Blue Chicago

    536 N. Clark St.
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Blue Chicago

    Blue Chicago is world-renowned offering the best of Chicago’s blues musicians and vocalists performing in an intimate and friendly atmosphere. Conveniently located in the River North Entertainment district near the major hotels. Open 7 nights a week from 8 p.m. music beginning at 9 p.m.

  • Friday Late Night Standup Comedy

    Laugh Factory
    3175 North Broadway
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Friday Late Night Standup Comedy

    Chicago's Best Standup Comedy is back and will be better than ever. We know you have been itching to come back out and enjoy standup comedy. So we've compiled the absolute best standup lineup that you will ever see. Some of today's biggest names and local comedians will deliver something for every taste and style of standup comedy. CHIME Card and CASH APP cards will not be accepted for purchases.

Virtual Events Today

  • Birding 101 Virtual Workshop

    Virtual
    Phoenix, AZ
    Birding 101 Virtual Workshop

    Let an internationally celebrated birding expert and National Geographic introduce you to the joys of birding across the North American continent.

  • Zazen Meditation

    Virtual
    Santa Fe, NM
    Zazen Meditation

    The zazen schedule is 7:00 a.m., and 5:30 p.m. MT and Wednesday Dharma Talks (5:30 p.m. MT). Join us online for the 7am and 5:30pm meditation on Upaya Zen Center’s YouTube page.

  • Adult and Teen Ballet, Beginning or Intermediate Class with Natalia

    Virtual
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    Adult and Teen Ballet, Beginning or Intermediate Class with Natalia

    Reserve your Spot & Preregister for a Virtual Class Today!

     

  • Artistic women inspiring artistic women: Share our art and feel inspired

    Virtual
    Pasadena, CA
    Artistic women inspiring artistic women: Share our art and feel inspired

    Come share your art and your wisdom with the Artistic Women Inspiring Artistic Women and experience:

    • Creative inspiration

    • Meaningful support

    • Evocative discussion

    • Illuminating insights

    • Answers to artistic technique questions

    • Creative Community

    You are encouraged to bring a finished piece of art (painting, poem, mixed-media, jewelry, song, dance, ... whatever) or a work in progress, though this is not required! Come simply to share where you are in your creative process, and at the very least, come to take inspiration from the supportive, creative atmosphere, and to support others on their creative journey!

  • ETHEL and Friends: Balcony Bar from Home

    Virtual
    New York City, NY
    ETHEL and Friends: Balcony Bar from Home

    Fix yourself a drink and experience The Met's Balcony Bar from home with ETHEL, one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field. With an eye on tradition and an ear to the future, ETHEL is a leading force in concert music's reengagement with musical vernaculars, fusing diverse traditions into a vibrant sound. Expect familiar classical tunes mixed with a fair share of the group's signature cutting-edge repertoire. Guest artists and collaborators also make periodic appearances. ETHEL is Ralph Farris (viola), Kip Jones (violin), Dorothy Lawson (cello), and Corin Lee (violin). No login required.

  • Friday Night Bingo with Kids Need More

    Virtual
    New York City, NY
    Friday Night Bingo with Kids Need More

    Have a blast playing BiNGO from the safety & comfort of your home while supporting children & families coping with the trauma of cancer, COVID- 19 and other life-threatening illnesses. Play your BiNGO Card for 5 Fabulous Rounds in the Zoom Party Room. Your card is good to play every round.

  • Chef Bill's Free Cooking Class

    Online
    New York City, NY
    Chef Bill's Free Cooking Class

    Please join us for our FREE, live, fully interactive cooking class. There's always a new topic, from soups and appetizers, to entrees and side dishes, to desserts. Sometimes it's meat or fish based, sometimes it's vegan. Your comments and ideas help create future classes. These classes are unique because they're fully interactive: if you have questions and comments, we'll talk about them. And with two cameras, you see everything that's happening. And these classes really are free. This isn't a thing to get you to sign up for paid classes. Chef Bill, a professional chef, has been doing these free classes since November 2020. Why? Because they're fun. Join us to learn about recipes, techniques, and fun cooking things!

  • The Metropolitan Opera - Nightly Opera Streams

    Virtual
    New York City, NY
    The Metropolitan Opera - Nightly Opera Streams

    Seize this unique opportunity to watch opera every night of the week! Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. The schedule will include outstanding complete performances from the past 14 years of cinema transmissions, starring all of opera’s greatest singers.

  • The Living Room Comedy Show VIRTUAL

    Online
    New York City, NY
    The Living Room Comedy Show VIRTUAL

    The longest running stand-up comedy show in Brooklyn is back. It's still totally clean, it's still free and it's still hilarious. The only difference is this time it is streaming live on Zoom (so actually in your living room). Friday at 8pm (ET)/ 5pm (PT) join us from wherever you are to see some of TV's funniest comedians. You may be quarantined but everyone is invited. No restrictions on audience as we ask the comics to keep their acts clean.

  • The Living Room Comedy Show

    Virtual
    Brooklyn, NY
    The Living Room Comedy Show

    The longest running stand-up comedy show in Brooklyn is continuing virtually! Hosted by Carrie Gravenson and Aaron Kominos Smith, it's still totally clean, it's still free, and it's still hilarious. The only difference is it is streaming live on Zoom (so actually in your living room). Fridays at 8pm (ET)/ 5pm (PT) join us from wherever you are to see some of TV's funniest comedians. You may be quarantined but everyone is invited. No restrictions on audience as we ask the comics to keep their acts clean.

  • Online Dance Party

    Online
    New York City, NY
    Online Dance Party

    This is an inclusive party, and it is FREE. Everyone is welcome and made to feel so. Do you want to party, but don't really feel like going out? Unlimited drinks are on the house, there's no cover charge and you don't have to pay for parking, cabs, or baby sitters. Mostly top hits of the last 20 years and club/dance music, as well as some 90s, 80s, Disco, Rap, Latin, and International tunes. Requests are welcome.