Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – March 15 – 18

Posted on March 13, 2018.

This will be your luckiest weekend yet! Lincoln Park has all the good stuff this weekend from St. Patrick Day specials, film festivals, concerts, musicals, and more! Don’t miss out on all the fun!

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Lincoln Park Food & Drink

St. Patrick’s Day Festivities
Brunch! Irish-inspired food! Green draft beer! Parties! Giveaways! If you’re looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the right way then Lincoln Park is the place for you. For a full listing of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, head over to our guide.

Lincoln Park Music

Vic Mensa Presents: Save Money Save Life Foundation Launch & Concert
Rapper Vic Mensa and soul-singer Jamila Woods will be performing at Lincoln Hall this weekend to launch Vic Mensa’s new foundation Save Money Save Life, a nonprofit organization that focuses on making positive changes in underprivileged communities. Note: General admission tickets are sold out but VIP and exclusive tickets are still available for purchase.

Friday, March 16
Buy tickets
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

2018 DMC Chicago DJ Battle
The best DJ’s Chicago has to offer will be competing in the 2018 DMC Chicago DJ Battle this Saturday! The lucky winner of this challenge will advance to the 2018 DMC US Finals competing against the top DJs in the country.

Saturday, March 17
9:00 p.m.
Buy tickets
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

DePaul Community Chorus Concert
The DePaul Community Chorus presents their Winter Quarter concert Cherubini / Requiem in C minor. Founded in 1989, the 150-member group is comprised of singers from all walks of life and varying levels of musical experience.

Sunday, March 18
3:00 p.m.
More info
DePaul Concert
800 W. Belden

Lincoln Park Shows

JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival 2018
ArcLight Theater will be showing Jewish-inspired films all weekend in honor of the 5th annual JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival. The JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival features a variety of compelling films that are sure to stir emotion and inspire conversation.

Thursday, March 15 – Sunday, March 18
Dates & showtimes
ArcLight Cinema
1500 N. Clybourn

You For Me For You
Two North Korean sisters plan an elaborate escape from the “Best Nation in the World” only to be separated at the border.

Thursday, March 15 – Sunday, March 18
Buy tickets
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

A play inspired by sci-fi graphic novels, the Bible, humanity, and the unbridled imagination of a child. A hilarious and beautiful look at the world, Sweep pokes at human, family, genetic, and world history with a broomstick.

Thursday, March 15 – Sunday, March 18
Buy tickets
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln

Lincoln Park Comedy

Chris Franjola
Writer and comedian. Former writer and performer on E!’s hit show Chelsea Lately and can now be heard co-hosting Heather McDonald’s wildly successful podcast, Juicy Scoop.

Thursday, March 15
8:00 p.m.
Buy tickets
Zanies Nightclub
1548 N. Wells

Joe Zimmerman
Stand-up comedian that has made appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Conan, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and his very own Comedy Central half hour special.

Friday, March 16 – Sunday, March 18
Buy tickets
Zanies Chicago
1548 N. Wells

After Hours A Late Night Improv Show
Come see an entirely improvised, entirely ridiculous 60 minutes that’ll leave you with a full-fledged comedy hangover. Suggested Rating: R

Friday, March 16 – Saturday, March 17
11:00 p.m.
Buy tickets
The Second City
230 W. North

The Improvised Shakespeare Company
Come laugh out loud at one of the funniest and most critically-acclaimed improv troupes in the world.

Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 11
Buy tickets
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

Lincoln Park Family

Green City Market
Shop the indoor market this weekend and rack up on loads of seasonal fruits and veggies from your favorite vendors. Club Sprouts from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Enjoy a chef demo by Chef Lisa Kalabokis at 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, March 17
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
More info here
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical Preview
Catch an exclusive preview of the comedic musical based upon the book Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale. After losing the beloved toy rabbit at the laundromat, a desperate dad, a merry mom, and toddler Trixie learn the power in communicating, even when there are no words. With stage design inspired by illustrations straight from the book, this treasured tale is an audience favorite.

Sunday, March 18
10:30 a.m.
Buy tickets
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln

Exhibitions @ Chicago History Museum
Go on an educational adventure with the family this weekend. Enjoy one of the many exhibitions Chicago History Museum has to offer. Learn about the life of prominent civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., explore the grand history of Chicago, and take the time to understand the biological, cultural, and historical differences of race in our country.

Thursday, March 15 – Sunday, March 18
Full exhibitions list
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark

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