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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – February 2 – 5

Posted on February 1, 2017

Enjoy the weekend in Lincoln Park by taking in a new show, attending a special event or enjoying the perfect Bloody Mary. From wild animals to wild nights, you’ll find something for everyone.


Lincoln Park Family

The Snowy Day and Other Stories @ Emerald City Theater
Enjoy the enchantment of a small child growing up in the big city experiencing a first snowfall, a first pet, and a first crush. Featuring the first African American protagonist in a full-color picture book series, four of author Ezra Jack Keats’ best-selling books – including two Caldecott Award-winners – are combined to bring this captivating and poignant play to life. A Chicago premiere!

Saturday, February 4 @ 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, February 5 @ 1:00 p.m.
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln

Ice Skating @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Skate past ponies and glide next to goats at the Farm-in-the-Zoo rink. Bring your own skates or rent a pair at the Farmhouse. Warm up in the Main Barn with winter drinks and snacks available for purchase. After skating, stop by the Primate House to say “hi” to their new baby monkey.

Open Daily
Click here for full schedule
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

Cold-Blooded Weekends with Chicago Herpetological Society @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Get hands-on with a large collection of reptiles and amphibians during this immersive experience provided by the Chicago Herpetological Society.

Saturday, February 4
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon


Special Events

Neighbors Night @ The Theatre School at DePaul
Join DePaul University’s Office of Community and Government Relations and The Theatre School at DePaul University for their annual Neighbors Night event featuring a production of “Richard III” by William Shakespeare with a pre-show reception. Use the code “neighbor” to join them for the pre-show reception.

Thursday, February 2
6:30 p.m.
The Theatre School at DePaul
2350 N. Racine, 4th Floor

Chicago History on Stage: A Wonder in My Soul @ Chicago History Museum
In celebration of African American History Month, delve into Victory Gardens Theater’s latest production, A Wonder in My Soul, directed by Chay Yew and written by Marcus Gardley. View a scene from the production and hear a panel discussion, moderated by Laura Alcalá Baker, Victory Garden Theater’s artistic programs manager. Joy L. Bivins, the Museum’s director of curatorial affairs, joins the conversation to provide historical context, while Chay Yew, Victory Garden Theater’s artistic director, will discuss the development of the play.

Saturday, February 4
10:30 a.m.
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark

Superbowl @ King’s Bowl
King’s Bowl transforms into Superbowl Headquarters featuring projection screens,giant game day beer mugs, and award-winning food.

Sunday, February 5
Opens at 11:00 a.m.
King’s Bowl
1500 N. Clybourn

Chicago Restaurant Week – Brunch Edition
Chicago Restaurant Week is the perfect excuse to broaden your weekend brunch routine. Choose from any of these Lincoln Park faves.

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba
2024 N. Halsted

Knife & Tine
1417 W. Fullerton

Mon Ami Gabi
2300 N. Lincoln Park West

Stella Barra
1954 N. Halsted

Summer House Santa Monica
1954 N. Halsted

White Oak Tavern & Inn
1200 W. Webster

Deljo Heating & Cooling

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