Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – December 8 – 11


Posted on December 6, 2016

Here’s your Lincoln Park weekend event guide to catch some of Chicago’s best culture and happenings in the neighborhood.

Lincoln Park Holiday

Gift Galleria & Food Truck Extravaganza @ NEWCITY
Visit NEWCITY to shop our retail stores as well as a special showcase of artisanal vendors, food trucks and live entertainment outside in the center Plaza. Make like an Elf and work on that holiday shopping list, all while enjoying the sounds and the sights of the season!

Friday, December 9 – 2:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 10 – 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
1457 N. Halsted


Breakfast with Santa @ Dave & Buster’s
Enjoy a special breakfast buffet with Santa and bring a toy donation to receive Free Unlimited Video Game Play.

Saturday, December 10
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dave & Buster’s
1030 N. Clark


2nd Annual Winter Carnival @ NEWCITY
The second annual NEWCITY Winter Carnival returns to Lincoln Park. Enjoy a giant Lite Brite, fun games, face-painting, train rides and activities galore for all ages. Don’t forget to bring your wishlist for visits with Santa! Admission to the event is free.

Saturday, December 10
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
1457 N. Halsted

Lincoln Park Theater

The Christians @ Steppenwolf Theatre
Pastor Paul has spent 20 years successfully growing his church from a small storefront to a gleaming megachurch, but now he fears that there may be a crack in the theological foundation. As he shares his new belief in the nature of salvation, the message is met with surprise and then growing trepidation from his closest confidantes in the congregation, threatening to create a schism within the church. Hnath’s fascinating new play looks with great complexity and compassion at the relationship between belief and behavior—and its evenhanded, unbiased take on faith in modern America can be appreciated no matter what you believe.

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Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted


The 105th Revue @ The Second City
Be part of Second City history and get an exclusive look at all new material for The Second City’s 105th Revue. Returning cast members Paul Jurewicz, Rashawn Nadine Scott, Jamison Webb, will be joined by Shantira Jackson, Martin Morrow, Vinnie Pillarella (Musical Director), and Kelsey Kinney. Anthony LeBlanc, Mainstage Alum and e.t.c. Director, will return to direct his first Mainstage revue and Craig Taylor is back for his 37th Revue as Stage Manager for The Second City Mainstage.

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The Second City
1616 N. Wells


Roz & Ray @ Victory Gardens Theater
This is the last week to see the critically acclaimed premier of Roz & Ray at Victory Gardens Theater. After the performance, join them for a post-show discussion on topics ranging from medical ethics to Factor 8.

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Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln


Mortified @ Lincoln Hall
Mortified stars everyday people reading aloud their most embarrassing, pathetic and private teenage diary entries, poems, love letters, lyrics and locker notes… in front of total strangers. Witness “personal redemption through public humiliation” in a refreshing show that is equal parts comedic, cathartic and voyeuristic. The largest and longest running project of its kind featuring a cast of Chicago’s bravest souls. Share the shame. Featuring pieces by MT Cozzola, Pat Don, Robert Kingett, Marnie Shure, Maria Vorhis, and Lisa Wagner. Special Musical Guests: The Blue Ribbon Glee Club! Hosted by Shay DeGrandis
Saturday, December 10
7:00 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln


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