December 14, 2019
Saturday

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 pmChicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Clippers United Center. National Basketball Association professional basketball game.
8:00 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

Festivals

11:00 am-
9:00 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...
1:00 pmA Charlie Brown Christmas Rosemont Theatre. Holiday concert live.
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

10:00 amCorduroy - Play Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. 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
2:00 pmAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings African-American artistic expression... 312-922-2110
2:00 pmComedysportz4kidz ComedySportz of Chicago. A comedy show just for kids 9 and under!
2:00 pmHamilton CIBC Theatre. A musical story about the life and very interesting times of Alexander Hamilton.
2:00 pmJoffrey Ballet: The Nutcracker Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Ballet theatrical performance.
2:00 pmIrving Berlin's White Christmas Cadillac Palace Theatre. Musical theatrical performance.
3:00 pmAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings African-American artistic expression... 312-922-2110
3:00 pmBeauty And The Beast Paramount Theatre, Aurora. Musical theatrical performance.
3:00 pmMary Poppins Drury Lane Theater, Oakbrook Terrace. Musical theatrical performance.
3:00 pmChicago Symphony Orchestra: Merry, Merry Chicago! Symphony Center. Classical concert.
4:00 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
4:00 pmOliver Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. Set in Victorian England, the beloved story of the orphan Oliver and his jorney from the mean streets of London...
5:00 pmLate Night Catechism Royal George Theatre. A religious comedy from playwrights Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan which features a nun played by Donovan... 773-348-4000
7:00 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
7:00 pmIt's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet. Experience first-hand how live radio broadcasts used to be made, while watching one of your favorite Christmas...
7:00 pmBasta Concord Music Hall. Techno / electronic concert performance.
7:00 pmMary Gauthier & Jaimee Harris S.P.A.C.E., Evanston. Jazz / blues concert performance.
7:30 pmStraight No Chaser Chicago Theatre. Performing live.
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 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
8:00 pmSister Hazel House of Blues Chicago. Sister Hazel performing live.
8:00 pmAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings African-American artistic expression... 312-922-2110
8:00 pmBye 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 pmBible Bingo Royal George Theatre. The audience shares stories about religion in society while playing seven games of Bingo and winning prizes...
8:00 pmOliver Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. Set in Victorian England, the beloved story of the orphan Oliver and his jorney from the mean streets of London...
8:00 pmBroadway with The Callaway Sisters North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie. Musical theatrical performance.
8:00 pmThe Marcus King Band Thalia Hall. Jazz / blues concert performance.
8:00 pmThe Ides of March Christmas Show The Arcada Theatre, St. Charles. Pop / rock performance.
9:00 pmThe Motet The Vic Theater. Jazz / blues concert performance.
9:00 pmOliver Francis Subterranean. Rap / hip hop music performance.
10:00 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
10:00 pmBye 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...

Sports

1:00 pmDePaul Blue Demons vs. Illinois-Chicago Flames Wintrust Arena. College basketball (Div I-A and Div I-AA) game.
7:00 pmChicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Clippers United Center. National Basketball Association professional basketball game.

For Children

9:00 am-
12:00 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 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 am-
12:00 pm
Play Days at the Farm The Lincoln Park Zoo. Children, from one to five years old, and their caregivers can explore the sights, smells and textures that nature has...
11:00 amKid's Storytime at Deerfield's Borders Borders, Deerfield. A weekly storytime event featuring the latest and greatest children's stories. 847-559-1999
11:00 am-
12:00 pm
Storytime at Azizi for Kids! Azizi Books, Matteson. Join us for Storytime Hour featuring selections from our diverse Children's Books category. Children... 708-283-9850
1:00 pmKid's Storytime at Deerfield's Borders Borders, Deerfield. A weekly storytime event featuring the latest and greatest children's stories. 847-559-1999
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
10:00 am-
9:00 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

Health & Fitness

1:00 pmCheer Fitness: A Cheerleading/Dance Fusion Aerobics Class Studio L'amour. Burn fat, melt inches, and tone your body while learning exciting cheer and dance choreography. 5-week progressive... 773-875-8478