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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – April 19 – 22

Posted on April 18, 2018

Don’t let the cooler spring temperatures get you down! Enjoy the great indoors at one of Lincoln Park’s renowned theaters, reconnect with nature by visiting the penguins Lincoln Park Zoo or witness the magic of the daily butterfly release at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.

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Lincoln Park Art

Art in the Park @ Bridgeview Bank
Join Bridgeview Bank Lincoln Park for an evening of wonderful food and fine art.

Thursday, April 19
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Bridgeview Bank
1970 N. Halsted

Chasing the Sky @ Chicago Art Source
Stop by Chicago Art Source to check out their latest show – “Chasing the Sky.” “Chasing the Sky” is a a two person show featuring new paintings by New York based artist Jackie Battenfield and new sculptures by Green Bay based artist Jennifer Falck Linssen.

Friday, April 6 – Saturday, June 16
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Chicago Art Source
1871 N. Clybourn

Lincoln Park Theater

After serving seven years in prison, Lettie is released and struggles to make a fresh start. Her children want little to do with her. Her re-entry job is anything but gentle as she takes on the dark, harsh world of welding. Trying again and again to create a non-criminal life, Lettie is confronted by her past and must make impossible choices to protect her future.

Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 15
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

The Doppelgänger: An International Farce
In the dangerous back channels of international resource politics, a wealthy British businessman suffers an untimely accident just before a critical African copper deal is signed. So when his unwitting (and witless) American doppelgänger is thrust into negotiations to avert intercontinental disaster, chaos erupts, leaving us wondering: whose side are we supposed to be on… and who will save Africa??

Thursday, April 12 – Saturday, April 14
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

Hershey Felder Our Great Tchaikovsky
Brilliant composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky springs to life through the hands and insight of piano virtuoso Hershey Felder, whose time bending tale of culture and repression explores the mystery surrounding some of the greatest music ever written.

Thursday, April 12 – Sunday, April 15
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

As words break down in the face of human suffering, one unnamed woman is ushered into a strange government office in order to make a devastating decision.

Thursday, April 12 – Sunday, April 15
Greenhouse Theater
2257 N. Lincoln

Lincoln Park Music

The History of Rock and Soul: Part 2 with Terri Hemmert @ Lincoln Hall
At this sequel to 2016’s sold-out concert, legendary Radio Hall of Famer Terri Hemmert returns to guide us from singer-songwriters of the ’70s such as Elton John and Carole King, through renowned artists like David Bowie, Steely Dan, and Lady Gaga. With inventive new arrangements by Patrick Sinozich, the amazing vocal talent of Chicago a cappella’s 10-voice ensemble, and Terri’s delightful and inspiring on-stage narration, this will be an amazing musical trip!

Sunday, April 22
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Kingston Mines
Get comfortable, enjoy some delicious Southern-style fare from Doc’s Rib Joint, and open your ears to some of Chicago’s best live music.

Open Every Night til 4:00 a.m. (On Saturdays, open til 5:00 a.m.)
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

Lincoln Park Nature

Penguin Encounters @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Experience the zoo from the inside with penguins waddling right at your feet! Get a personal introduction to some of the African penguins living at Pritzker Penguin Cove, and find out what their daily lives are like both at the zoo and on the southern African coast.

Available April – October
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

First Flight Butterfly Release @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Learn about the lifecycle from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly, then watch as newly-emerged butterflies and moths take flight for the very first time. Access to the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven and the First Flight Butterfly Release are included with admission.

Daily at 2:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

Spring Flower Show @ Lincoln Park Conservatory
This year’s Spring Show displays a rainbow of flowering bulbs, annuals, trees, and shrubs. The Show House is a flood of fragrance from camellias, azaleas, daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, hydrangea, geraniums, and many more.

Open Daily through Sunday, May 13
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Conservatory
2391 N. Stockton

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