Tuesday August 21 2:29 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Wiggleworms returns to Gallagher Way Tuesday mornings


New for 2018, following the music program, Gallagher Way invites all to stay for family-friendly movie screenings beginning immediately following the conclusion of Wiggleworms performances. For more information and a complete list of upcoming performers and film programming, please visit www.gallagherway.com/events


Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music is the largest community school of the arts in the U.S. and a non-profit organization committed to celebrating American music and global cultures. Founded in 1957, the Old Town School of Folk Music provides a wide range of music, dance, theater, and visual arts courses to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Whatever one’s interest, the Old Town School provides broad access to more than 700 accredited weekly class offerings, private lessons, and over 400 concerts and community events per year.

The Old Town School opened its Lincoln Square facility in 1998 and expanded in 2012. The Old Town School owns and operates three facilities situated in Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park that include 425-seat and two 150-seat concert halls, 64 classrooms, two music stores, a cafe and a resource center. Children’s classes are also held at several suburban satellite locations. More information is available at www.oldtownschool.org.


Gallagher Way is Lakeview’s town square and year-round gathering destination for neighbors, families, fans and visitors. Located in the heart of Lakeview and adjacent to Wrigley Field, Gallagher Way is an inviting open-air destination to enjoy food, music, festivals, shopping and gameday festivities. As part the Ricketts family’s commitment to host family-friendly events, Gallagher Way offers year-round public and community programming such as Wiggleworms presented by Old Town School of Folk Music, Green City Market at Gallagher Way, Music Box Theatre Movies at Gallagher Way, Winterland at Gallagher Way and other exciting events.

Gallagher Way also is home to nationally recognized brands, as well as unique Chicago retail, food and beverage establishments including Starbucks Reserve, Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern, Jostens Jewelry Store, Lucky Dorr Patio & Tap and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

Hickory Street Capital, a real estate development company owned by the Ricketts family, designed and built the lifestyle mixed-use development adjacent to Wrigley Field consisting of Gallagher Way, an office and retail building, the American Airlines Conference Center and Hotel Zachary at Gallagher Way. For more information about Gallagher Way, visit www.gallagherway.com.