Annie Leibovitz Pilgrimage
2/7/14 - 8/31/14
Unlike her staged, carefully lit portraits for magazines and advertising clients, photographs in this exhibition were taken simply because Leibovitz was moved by the subject.
Lincoln’s Ghost Walk: Legends & Lore
3/4/14 - 11/15/14
A ninety minute ten block walking tour presented by Garret Moffett, that uses the Lincoln sites as the scene for the strange and bizarre history surrounding Lincoln’s life and death.
Wrigley Field's 100th Anniversary Celebration
4/4/14 - 9/28/14
Plan your 66 trip around a Cubs game! Chicago is celebrating 100 years of Wrigley Field history, and Cubs fans are invited to join the "Party of the Century," a season dedicated to the storied past of this great ballpark. The 2014 season will honor 10 decades of Wrigley Field history with 10 unique decade-themed, throwback homestands complete with special guests, events, food, promotions and more.
Navy Pier Fireworks
5/25/14 - 8/30/14
Come out to Navy Pier every Wednesday and Saturday evening this summer to view the amazing and colorful fireworks of Navy Pier in Chicago! Call (312) 595-7437 for info.
40th Season of "Concerts On The Hill"
6/5/14 - 8/28/14
Kick back and relax on the big grassy hill at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre while enjoying a variety of free family entertainment every Thursday through August 28th at 6:30pm. Enjoy tasty, affordable concessions in a scenic setting along the waterway. Picnic baskets welcome.
Chicago SummerDance
6/27/14 - 9/14/14
Join in this summer as the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park blossoms into an urban dance space. Dance to the sounds of 44 different live bands and get into step with dance lessons beforehand. Restored 4,900-square-foot, 100 percent recycled, open-air dance floor designed by Chicago artist Dan Peterman. Swing, waltz, Cha-Cha or just enjoy the music.
Mercury's Canine Cruise
7/6/14 - 9/28/14
Bring your pooch on a leash and enjoy quality time with your dog while cruising on Chicago's waterways. This tour highlights dog-friendly hotels, restaurants, dog parks and fire hydrants. Enjoy the cool breeze in your hair (and fur!) aboard the Skyline Queen which offers plenty of safe outdoor-seating. Dogs may choose to sit on your lap, in a seat or on the deck.
Open Cockpit Day at Prairie Aviation Museum
8/16/14 - 9/20/14
Visitors have the opportunity to see inside the cockpit of airplanes, visit with pilots who flew the planes and visit the aviation displays inside. In addition to many exhibits in the museum, there are seven airplanes and three helicopters on display in the Air Park. 10am-4pm Aug16 & Sept 20.
Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival
8/21/14 - 9/1/14
The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard celebrates the world-class Magnificent Mile shopping experience. Attendees receive VIP treatment with exclusive in-store offers and events, celebrity appearances, fashion shows, culinary celebrations, outdoor concerts, fabulous hotel packages, special perks for MasterCard cardholders and much more.
Central States Thresherman's Reunion
8/28/14 - 9/1/14
This Labor Day Weekend, come out and experience activities that include rock crushing, threshing, sheep shearing, tractor pulls and a variety of country music shows.
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