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Christkindlmarket Chicago

Christkindlmarket Chicago

Sipping hot, spiced Glühwein on a crisp, cold day. What could be better? Shopping! The annual Christkindlmarket begins on 21 November and will be open through Christmas Eve. Lots of shopping stalls to either buy...

Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo

Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo

Zoo lights aren’t just for kids!  If you haven’t been to Lincoln Park Zoo in a while, try their unique zoo lights experience of touring the zoo after dark, with special holiday lights. Displaying...

Strawberry

Long Grove Strawberry Fest 2014

The Long Grove Strawberry Fest is a tradition in the northwest suburbs.  People may not make it every year, but most people manage to go every few years.  Not surprisingly, The Long Grove Confectionery...

Chandler’s Girls Night Out

Chandler’s Girls Night Out

  Ladies who work or live near Schaumburg may be interested in the (not quite) monthly Girls Night Out at Chandlers. The next event in 2012 will be held on 20 September from 5-9...

Free Joffrey Ballet tours

Free Joffrey Ballet tours

Interested in ballet?  Want the background scoop?  If so, then lucky you for living in (or near) Chicago! The Joffrey Ballet offers free tours on the first Thursday of every month at 12:00pm. Although...

Staycation:  Chicago InstaGreeter Tours!

Staycation: Chicago InstaGreeter Tours!

I just learned something new about the city…some willing citizens volunteer to give free tours of touristy areas of the city.  Right now (Nov. 2011), InstaGreeter tours are being offered for The Loop and...