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  • Around Town goes on the lookout for Sasquatch

    Gone Squatchin’ celebrates all the great things you can find when you head outside – fresh air, green open space, prairies, woodlands, wildlife and maybe…Sasquatch!? It’s a one-of-a-kind family-oriented event where you can get outside for some fresh air and some exercise as you hunt for the mysterious ape-like creature in the 130 acre natural area. He lives. He eats. He haunts. Can you find him? Gone Squatchin’ 2019: Saturday October 19 from 5:30-7PM Hickory Knolls Discovery Center 3795 Campton […]

  • Around Town watches as chefs compete against each other in the Urbanspace Challenge

    John Badal, Sruthi Swaminathan and Melody Adeniyi were the three finalists competing in the Urbanspace Challenge,  a tasting competition to find Chicago’s next great culinary entrepreneur for Chicago’s new Urbanspace Food Hall. Urbanspace, the New York City based food hall company will award a Chicago area, up-and-coming chef entrepreneur a booth to operate his or her eatery, rent free for three months at its soon-to-open new food hall at 15 W. Washington. Urbanspace will also provide the winner support with […]

  • Around Town gets a sneak peek of the new exhibit, ‘Stay Tuned: Rock on TV,’ at the Museum of Broadcast Communications

    From The Ed Sullivan Show to The Voice, rock and roll has shaped television (and vice versa). Stay Tuned: Rock on TV is a special exhibit that tells the story of how TV launched rock’s iconic stars, brought them into people’s homes, kept them in the spotlight and connected them to everyone with music and visual imagery. Rock and television exploded on to the scene in the 1940’s, with TV going to for the safe, commercial audience and rock and […]

  • Around Town previews ‘Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic’

    Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic is a highly interactive and musically driven live stage show featuring everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends – Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Rosita, Gonger, Grover, Abby Cadabby and Count Von Count. Families are invited to embark on an amazing journey with Elmo and Abby Cadabby to discover the magic in everyday life and the “power of yet” —the lesson that with perseverance and practice, nothing can stand between you and your dream. Rosemont Theatre: […]

  • Around Town previews Open House Chicago 2019

    Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago, now in its ninth year, is one of the largest architecture festivals in the world.  This free two-day public event offers behind-the-scenes access to about 350 sites in 38 neighborhoods, many rarely open to the public, including re-purposed mansions, stunning skyscrapers, opulent theaters, exclusive private clubs, industrial facilities, cutting-edge offices and breathtaking sacred spaces. Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago: October 19-20

  • Around Town goes to La Rabida Children’s Hospital for an employee appreciation event

    La Rabida Children’s Hospital: 6501 S. Promontory Dr. Chicago, IL 60649

  • Around Town checks out ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show’

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is a delightful menagerie of 75 larger-than-life puppets that bring four Eric Carle favorites from the page to the stage, including: “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?,” “10 Little Rubber Ducks,” “The Very Lonely Firefly” and the star of the show, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show: Chicago Children’s Theatre: 100 S. Racine Chicago, IL 60607 extended through December 1

  • Around Town goes apple picking at Kuipers Family Farm

    Kuipers Family Farm: 1N318 Watson Rd. Maple Park, IL 60151

  • Around Town revisits the wndr Museum for a ‘Hero’s Journey Through wndr’

    The wndr Museum was founded in 2018 with the mission to help guests tap into their own innate and unmatched creativity. wndr intends to disrupt ideas of a traditional museum experience and challenge the expectations in every facet of our guests’ lives. wndr strives to spur creativity and question everything. wndr Museum: A Hero’s Journey Through wndr 1130 W. Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60607 

  • Around Town previews the 2nd annual ‘Haunting in Hammond’

    Haunting in Hammond: EAT: 5201 Hohman Ave. Hammond, IN 46320 Saturday October 5th 11 AM-7 PM

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