Events & Entertainment

Things to do, places to go and people to see.

Being the local area experts, you can be sure we know all the best local hot spots, events and activities for all lifestyles. Be sure you check the details for registration, pricing and safety requirements for each event prior to attending. 

Sundays,

01/02/2022 – 01/16/2022

9 am

Mundelein Ultimate Frisbee

Very casual ultimate frisbee. Different skill levels. At the field behind the library. Bring a white and a dark shirt.

 

Mundelein

Every 1st Sunday

of the Month,

01/02/2022 – 06/05/2022

5 pm – 8 pm

Wine & Cocktails – Minus the Alcohol

Same Flavor. Healthier Vibe. Try a variety of alcohol-removed wine, non-alcoholic spirits & beer. Admission is Free!

 

Chicago

Wednesdays,

01/05/2022;

01/19/2022;

02/02/2022;

7 pm – 8 pm

Free Candlelight Yoga

Join Warriors in the Wild for some free, midweek relaxation.

One hour, gentle yoga class. Designed to escape the daily grind.

Bring a mat ( bolster/blanket optional) and let Warriors do the rest.

 

Algonquin

Every Fridays,

01/07/2022 – 02/25/2022

9:30 am – 10 am

Free to Be Three Storytime

Stories, songs, active rhymes, and more are just right for your three-year-old’s emerging literacy skills!

 

Elmhurst

Saturday,

01/08/2022

6 pm

SCREAM 3 & 4 – FREE Movie Night and Live Show!

Join OFT Brand Podcast and Ghoulish Mortals in the last double bill in our SCREAM Movie marathon. Come out and watch the 3rd and 4th movie in the franchise.

St. Charles

Saturday,

01/15/2022

11 am – 2 pm 

Vernon Hills Park District Winter Fest

Free Spirit Sled Demo Team will be performing sled demonstrations and have huskies for you to meet and greet. Vernon Hills will also have with ice skating, sledding, and ice sculpting. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Vernon Hills

Wednesday,

01/19/2022

9 am – 5 pm

The Field Museum; Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends.

 

Chicago

Sundays,

01/02/2022 – 01/16/2022

9 am

Mundelein Ultimate Frisbee

Very casual ultimate frisbee. Different skill levels. At the field behind the library. Bring a white and a dark shirt.

Mundelein

Now – 1/9/2022

M – TH: 4:30-10:00PM
F – SUN: 4:30-11:00PM

Let It Shine

Drive-thru holiday light show. 

Northbrook
Schaumburg
Aurora

Every Fridays,

01/07/2022 – 02/25/2022

9:30 am – 10 am

Free to Be Three Storytime

Stories, songs, active rhymes, and more are just right for your three-year-old’s emerging literacy skills!

Elmhurst

Fridays,

01/07/2022 – 01/28/2022

5 pm – 7 pm

Winterlights in the Fabyan Japanese Garden

Step into an ethereal winter landscape at the Fabyan Japanese Garden this season. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through an evening light display that highlights the historic Garden in all its winter splendor!

Geneva

Saturday,

01/15/2022

11 am – 2 pm

Vernon Hills Park District Winter Fest

Free Spirit Sled Demo Team will be performing sled demonstrations and have huskies for you to meet and greet. Vernon Hills will also have with ice skating, sledding, and ice sculpting. Event is free and open to the public.

Vernon Hills

Wednesday,

01/19/2022

9 am – 5 pm

The Field Museum: Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. 

Chicago

01/20/2022 – 02/06/2022

7 pm

Disney on Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party

See Moana, Maui, Miguel, Elsa, Anna and more discover the bravery, strength and kindness on ice.

Rosemont

07/15/2021 – 09/05/2022

NORTHERN TRUST GALLERY & THE JOSEPH L. & EMILY K. GIDWITZ MEMORIAL FOUNDATION GALLERY

In 1946, American photojournalist Arthur Rothstein began a project documenting the lives of Jewish refugees who now called Shanghai’s Hongkew District “home.”

Chicago

01/21/2022 & 02/18/2022

6 – 7:30 pm

Family Flashlight Finds at Heller Nature Center in Highland Park

Follow the trails as you hunt for hidden objects that can be found using a glowing light. Exchange your finds for prizes. For ages 6 and up. Registration required.

Highland Park

Saturday,

01/29/2022

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Vipers Pro Basketball vs Illinois Bulldogs

Come watch the Vipers take on the the Illinois Bulldogs Team . 1/29 game is in benefit of Mothers Trust Foundation and Keeping Families covered.

Gurnee

Sunday,

01/30/2022

9:30 am – 3 pm

Naperville Doll & Teddy Bear Show & Sale

Treat yourself to a Special Doll Event at the Naperville Doll Show. The premier Doll Venue in the Chicago Suburbs to Doll Collectors for over 20 years. 10,000 Square Feet of Dolls & Doll Related Accessories. Featuring Antique, Vintage, Collectible, Modern, Reborn & Art Dolls, Bears, Accessories, Parts & Supplies and more.

Naperville

Saturday,

02/05/2022

6 pm to 8 pm

Sweetheart Family Barn Dance

Young children ages 3-12 can have a date night with their mom, dad, or grandparent! Spend a sweet night out together dancing the night away in our rustic community barn. 

Hawthorn Woods

Now – 1/9/2022

M – TH: 4:30-10:00PM
F – SUN: 4:30-11:00PM

Let It Shine

Drive-thru holiday light show. 

Northbrook
Schaumburg
Aurora

Every 1st Sunday
of the Month,
01/02/2022 – 06/05/2022

5 pm – 8 pm

Wine & Cocktails – Minus the Alcohol

Same Flavor. Healthier Vibe. Try a variety of alcohol-removed wine, non-alcoholic spirits & beer. Admission is Free!

Chicago

Wednesdays,

01/05/2022;
01/19/2022;
02/02/2022;

7 pm – 8 pm

Free Candlelight Yoga

Join Warriors in the Wild for some free, midweek relaxation.

One hour, gentle yoga class. Designed to escape the daily grind.

Bring a mat ( bolster/blanket optional) and let Warriors do the rest.

Algonquin

Friday,

01/07/2022

6 pm – 8 pm

Paint n Sip: But Different

Paint your own planter pot and have a one-on-one workshop led by mis plantitas all while enjoying the amazing drinks from Healthy Zone

Lake Zurich

Saturday,

01/08/2022

7 pm – 11 pm

The Millennial Ball – Millennials Connected Networking Event & Fundraiser

Jingle and Mingle with other young movers and shakers from our community in a beautiful venue with live music, great food, and a full bar.

Libertyville

Tuesday,

01/18/2022

7 pm – 10 pm

An Evening in the Forest – Wine Club Pairing Dinner

Imagine walking into the woods and finding a candlelit table laid with linens just for you. Soak in your surroundings and enjoy a sumptuous three-course wine-paired meal inspired by the earthy flavors of truffles and wild mushrooms, and enhanced with colorful, edible flowers.

Wheeling

Saturday,

01/22/2022

7:30 pm

Whammy! A Hilarious Night with David Koechner

David Koechner will perform a 45-minute comedy act live in Deerfield.

Deerfield

Tuesday,

01/25/2022

9 am to 11 am

Coffee, Cards and More

Calling all Seniors! Come on out and enjoy a cup of coffee and enjoy your favorite cared games and more! 

Wauconda

Thursday,

01/27/2022

9:45 am to 4 pm

Galos Cave & Jolly Inn

The magical world of salt, miraculous rest, health, and relaxation invites you to spend time in Galos. Enjoy a relaxing 45-minute session in the man-made salt-iodine cave.

Wauconda

Multiple Dates

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Creative Collisions: Speed Networking @25N Coworking

Join us in person at 25N Arlington Heights and get dedicated time to talk to your community about your business and chat about how you could support each other (or work together).

Arlington Heights

Multiple Dates

12pm – 1 pm

Chakra Vibration for Self Healing + Aura Reading

An aura is an image of your current energy condition represented by different colors. The colors in an aura reading can reveal your body-mind balance, stress and vitality.

Mount Prospect

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