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« Saturday October 14, 2017 »
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Start: 11:30 pm
End: 12:30 am

The Infinite Wrench Begins Its Nonstop Run In Chicago with the Newly Launched Show from The Neo-Futurists

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 1:59 pm

The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) and the Indiana State Library (ISL) announced today the invitation to Indiana high schools to participate in the 2018 Poetry Out Loud competition.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 2:00 am

Hofbräuhaus Chicago is thrilled to bring the “oompapa” of Oktoberfest back to the Chicago area with its fifth annual Oktoberfest celebration September 15 – October 29. Guests can enjoy a plethora of festivities including authentic nightly Bavarian entertainment, freshly brewed “Oktoberfestbier” inspired by the original Hofbräuhaus in Munich, daily food specials served by Dirndl-clad waitresses, celebrity keg tapping ceremonies and more.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 10:59 am

View one of Indiana's greatest wildlife spectacles at Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area. Each fall, thousands of Sandhill Cranes visit the area's shallow marshes.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 10:59 am

Decorate a pumpkin in a way that celebrates an Indiana State Park and share it on social media for a chance to win prizes this October.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

The Chicago Humanities Festival revealed its full line-up for the Fallfest/17: Belief. New additions to the line-up including Tony-award winning playwright Tony Kushner, Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, French philosopher and social critic Bernard-Henri Lévy, filmmaker Joe Swanberg, Obama Presidential Center architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and Publican chef Paul Kahan.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Mimi Plauché, recently named Artistic Director of Cinema/Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival, today announced the first selection of films to be shown at the 53rd annual Festival, running Oct. 12 – 26, 2017.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

UChicago’s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, a multi-disciplinary home for the arts at the University of Chicago, this Fall will launch a new year-round blues music initiative with the first Logan Center Bluesfest, an annual public celebration created to honor the South Side roots of the blues’ tradition, October 13–15, 2017.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 12:59 pm

Created to showcase some of the highest standards of human health and environmental integrity, Healthy Home 2017 opens to the public when completed in October, and is available for tours October 14 through October 29. Tour tickets are $20 and 100% of tour proceeds will be donated to Healthy Child, Healthy World.

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:30 pm

Munster Parks and Recreation will host the 4th Annual Munster Ale Fest on Saturday, October 14th from 1:00 pm-4:30 pm at Centennial Park (North Lot) Rain or shine, (Noon entry for VIP Guests) and will offer an impressive array of beer and hard ciders from Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and beyond.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell) will honor Chicago philanthropist Shirley Massey, her husband, scientist, university and civic leader Walter Massey, and Chicago artist Anne Wilson at their annual gala on Saturday, October 14 beginning at 6 p.m.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell) will honor Chicago philanthropist Shirley Massey, her husband scientist, university, and civic leader Walter Massey, and Chicago artist Anne Wilson at their annual gala on Saturday, October 14 beginning at 6 p.m. Gala co-chairs Trissa Babrowski and Sundeep Mullangi along with Monica and Bill Hughson invite guests to an evening packed with art, food, surprising artist interventions, music and dancing.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 10:30 pm

Join us Saturday, October 14th at 8:00 pm at the Drama Group's Milord Studio Theatre, 330 W. 202nd St., Chicago Heights, for a wonderful night to benefit survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault (and the Drama Group, too!).

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