Saturday December 16 11:53 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


Supporting Early Literacy @ Lake County Library

03/12/2016 - 10:00
03/12/2016 - 15:00

Join the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge at the Little Ones Library Safari

Lockwood Restaurant & Bar Create "Magic Menu" With The House Theatre of Chicago

12/18/2015 - 19:30
07/31/2016 - 22:30
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Lockwood Restaurant & Bar Executive Chef Mathew Wiltzius and Magician Dennis Watkins have created an exclusive “Magic Menu” available before and after performance of The Magic Parlour presented by The House Theatre of Chicago at The Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe in an open run. Regular performances take place Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. with added performances Sundays at 2 p.m. Special holiday performance dates and times are also available (see below*). Tickets are $79 each, which includes wine and beer selections. In addition to the regular ticket price, the cost for the Magic Menu is $39 inclusive of tax and gratuity and can be added to The Magic Parlour ticket price. Tickets may be purchased at, or by calling The House Theatre of Chicago Box Office at 773.769.3832. The Magic Parlour is recommended for audiences ages 10 years and older. Dressy attire is highly recommended.


12/31/2015 - 21:00
01/01/2016 - 02:00

After the success and popularity of its first NYE event in 2014, modern Spanish restaurant El Tapeo invites guests to ring in 2016 with the 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve party on Thursday, December 31. Located on the 9th floor of Le Méridien Chicago – Oakbrook Center, El Tapeo will offer two dinner seatings, each featuring a complimentary glass of sangria or sparkling champagne, as well as a festive party from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

Revolucion Steakhouse Celebrates the 105th Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution

11/18/2015 - 18:00
11/19/2015 - 20:00

Revolución Mexican Steakhouse, 3433 N. Broadway, celebrates the 105th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution with the unveiling of a new mural, Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. and a special Tequila Dinner, Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.

Auditorium Theatre Hosts Family Fun Day!

11/15/2015 - 13:00
11/15/2015 - 17:00

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is excited to open its doors to the public for Family Fun Day, a fun-filled afternoon of free events for the whole family. This open house will take place from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15 at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway. Using jazz, as well as the legacy of jazz great Billy Strayhorn, Family Fun Day gives guests of all ages a behind the scenes look at Chicago’s landmark theatre with interactive activities, unique performances, fun arts and crafts, special tours and more. For more information, or to pre-register, visit or call (312) 341-2300.

Create an Artful Life

11/07/2015 - 10:00
11/07/2015 - 11:00

Learn to paint with professional assistance.

Local Author Fair

11/14/2015 - 13:00

More than 25 local authors will be at the library.

The Vikings

11/03/2015 - 18:30

Discover stories of the Vikings