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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: 10:30 am
End: 5:00 pm

The refrigerated toboggan run at Pokagon State Park opens on Friday, Nov. 24. If you’ve never taken a run down this quarter-mile track at 35-40 mph, this is the year to check it off your bucket list.

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

By order of Her Majesty, Queen Maria Isabella, newly-crowned monarch of Medieval Times, the Schaumburg Castle’s post-holiday Fill the Pantry initiative has officially launched, set to run through Feb. 4, 2017. In an attempt to re-fill local food pantry stockpiles that historically begin to run low this time of year after the holiday surplus, the Queen is challenging patrons to donate enough food to provide 3,000 meals to families served by the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and former Live Bait Theater Artistic Director Sharon Evans are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, running January 12–28, 2018. Celebrating the breadth of Chicago’s enduring storytelling and live lit scene, Lifeline brings 12 storytelling collectives and seven solo performers together for a three-week, multi-venue selection of powerful personal stories.

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

The majestic oak doors on the north side of the Indiana Statehouse have recently been restored. Each door weighs about 1000 pounds.

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. How many Vice Presidents have come from Indiana?
2. Who was the first Vice President from Indiana?
3. Besides Mike Pence, who are two Indiana governors who went on to become Vice President?
Answers Below

Start: 2:00 pm
End: 2:59 pm

In Indiana, on January 20th, thousands of women, femmes and allies will come together to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Women’s March and to launch our collective 2018 Women’s March agenda: #PowerToThe Polls.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 10:01 pm

Ever since Terry Fator won the second season of America’s Got Talent, he and his hilarious puppets have taken America by storm. Celebrity impressions, singing, comedy and ventriloquism – Fator does it all with the help of his puppet pals. Simon Cowell even called him one of the best entertainers in the world. Fator is so good he received a $100 million dollar, multi-year contract to perform in Las Vegas. But he’s returning to Aurora’s Paramount Theatre for two hysterical shows, Saturday, January 20 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $79, $89 and $99. This show is family friendly, so don’t let them miss one of the most uproarious performances your family will ever see.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Theatre at the Center presents "The Signal" a doo-wop musical on Saturday, January 20th at 3:00 PM.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Stage 773, located at 1225 W. Belmont, presents an exclusive panel “The Future is Female: A Discussion with Women about the Climate of Chicago Comedy” on Saturday, January 20 beginning at 3 p.m. The panel takes place during the theatre’s 17th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, which runs through January 21st.

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