November 30, 2018
Friday

Headliners

4:30 pm-
9:00 pm
ZooLights The Lincoln Park Zoo. This family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout...

Festivals

4:30 pm-
9:00 pm
ZooLights The Lincoln Park Zoo. This family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout...

The Arts

7:30 pm The Nutcracker Chopin Theatre. This fantastical expansion of the holiday classic centers on Clara's journey to save Christmas in the face of grief. With the...
7:30 pm Safe House City Lit Theater. By Kristine Thatcher. A woman returms to the safest place she's ever known for a visit, her grandmother's house. However...
7:30 pm Miss Saigon Cadillac Palace Theatre. Set in 1975 during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon, Miss Saigon is an epic love story about the...
8:00 pm Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play The Public House Theater. Outrageous interactive comedy revolving around the joys and pitfalls of boozing in the windy city. Yep, it's just...
8:00 pm Bible Bingo Royal George Theatre. The audience shares stories about religion in society while playing seven games of Bingo and winning prizes...
8:00 pm Disney's Beauty and the Beast Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center, Oakbrook Terrace. Beauty and the Beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial...
8:00 pm Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. The story of Jim, who leaves the bright lights of show business behind to settle down on his farmhouse in Connecticut...
8:00 pm The Darkness After Dawn The Factory Theater. An early morning home invasion becomes a murder, and that's just the start of a very bad day for Rosemary Ward. As the list...
8:00 pm Refuge Theater Project Announces "The Last Session" Atlas Arts. Written as musical therapy, in real time, to songwriter Schalchlin's own AIDS diagnosis and subsequent battle on the deathbed...
10:00 pm Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play The Public House Theater. Outrageous interactive comedy revolving around the joys and pitfalls of boozing in the windy city. Yep, it's just...

For Children

8:00 am-
6:00 pm
Open Play Days My Corner Playroom. Corner Playroom is a Parent/Caregiver supervised indoor play place for kids ages 6 months to 5 years... 773-388-2121
10:00 am Studio Drop In The DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville. Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects... 630-637-8000
10:00 am Shrek Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to...
1:00 pm Studio Drop In The DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville. Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects... 630-637-8000

Community

6:00 am-
7:30 am
Silent Sitting Inner Metamorphosis University - IMU. The thoughts and feelings that might arise during the silent sitting are simply to... 773-262-1468
Judy Istock Butterfly Haven Notebaert Nature Museum. The Judy Istock Butterfly Haven features a kaleidoscope of butterflies with 75 species from around... 773-755-5100
River Works Notebaert Nature Museum. Splash through this waterplay experience and learn about Chicago's waterways and how they support... 773-755-5100
Mysteries of the Marsh Notebaert Nature Museum. Explore the variety of local wetlands and the creatures that live there and find out why these increasingly... 773-755-5100
Wilderness Walk Notebaert Nature Museum. Three meticulously re-created environments in Wilderness Walk immerse visitors in a prairie, savanna... 773-755-5100
Hands-on Habitat Notebaert Nature Museum. Hands-on Habitat invites budding naturalists (ages 3 - 7) to explore the secret world of animal homes... 773-755-5100
The Extreme Green House Notebaert Nature Museum. The Extreme Green House explains how our homes are linked to nature and offers recycling tips... 773-755-5100
Istock Family Look-in Animal Lab Notebaert Nature Museum. A detailed look at our native wetlands and their residents. 773-755-5100