December 4, 2019
Wednesday

Headliners

2:00 pmA Christmas Carol Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre. Meet miserly Scrooge, hard-working Bob Crachit, and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and... 312-443-3800
7:00 pmA Christmas Carol Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre. Meet miserly Scrooge, hard-working Bob Crachit, and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and... 312-443-3800
7:00 pmChicago Bulls vs. Memphis Grizzlies United Center. National Basketball Association professional basketball game.
7:30 pmA Christmas Carol Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre. Meet miserly Scrooge, hard-working Bob Crachit, and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and... 312-443-3800

Festivals

11:00 am-
8:00 pm
Christkindlmarket Daley Plaza. Experience the feel of a Christmas market in Germany. Explore vendors' products from all around the world and enjoy the unique...
4:30 pm-
9:30 pm
Illumination: Tree Lights at the Morton Arboretum Morton Arboretum, Lisle. Be surrounded by color as you walk a one-mile paved path amid interactive lighting effects that highlight the beauty...

The Arts

1:00 pmOliver Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. Set in Victorian England, the beloved story of the orphan Oliver and his jorney from the mean streets of London...
1:30 pmBeauty And The Beast Paramount Theatre, Aurora. Musical theatrical performance.
1:30 pmMary Poppins Drury Lane Theater, Oakbrook Terrace. Musical theatrical performance.
2:00 pmA Christmas Carol Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre. Meet miserly Scrooge, hard-working Bob Crachit, and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and... 312-443-3800
7:00 pmA Christmas Carol Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre. Meet miserly Scrooge, hard-working Bob Crachit, and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and... 312-443-3800
7:00 pmCirque Du Soleil - Twas The Night Before Chicago Theatre. Cirque Du Soleil theatrical performance.
7:30 pmA Christmas Carol Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre. Meet miserly Scrooge, hard-working Bob Crachit, and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and... 312-443-3800
7:30 pmAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings African-American artistic expression... 312-922-2110
7:30 pmHamilton CIBC Theatre. A musical story about the life and very interesting times of Alexander Hamilton.
7:30 pmOliver Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. Set in Victorian England, the beloved story of the orphan Oliver and his jorney from the mean streets of London...
7:30 pmManchester Orchestra Riviera Theatre. Pop / rock performance.
7:30 pmO.A.R. The Vic Theater. Alternative music performance.
7:30 pmCeeLo Green Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet. Rap / hip hop music performance.
8:00 pmBlue Man Group Briar Street Theatre. Performances feature three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory... 773-348-4000
8:00 pmCat Clyde Schubas Harmony Grill. Jazz / blues concert performance.

Sports

7:00 pmChicago Bulls vs. Memphis Grizzlies United Center. National Basketball Association professional basketball game.
7:30 pmDePaul Blue Demons vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Wintrust Arena. College basketball (Div I-A and Div I-AA) game.

For Children

9:15 amSing Along with Mr. Singer The Lincoln Park Zoo. For children 6 years and younger (must be accompanied by a caregiver). Mr. Singer performs original songs features...
10:00 amStudio Drop In The DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville. Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects... 630-637-8000
10:00 amMadagascar - A Musical Adventure Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious...
10:00 amSing Along with Mr. Singer The Lincoln Park Zoo. For children 6 years and younger (must be accompanied by a caregiver). Mr. Singer performs original songs features...
10:30 amChildren's Story Hour Borders. Every Wednesday, little ones can visit the Borders Book Store to listen to a variety of stories in the children's book... 312-266-8060
1:00 pm-
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
1:00 pmStudio 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
12:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Skate Millennium Park Millennium Park. Take a spin around the rink with family and friends at this Chicago winter tradition. Operation is weather permitting, so...
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