Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – January 12 – 16

Posted on January 10, 2017

Ready for the weekend? Here’s your guide to some of the best things to do this weekend in Lincoln Park, Chicago.


TNK Fest @ Lincoln Hall
See one-of-a-kind local and national indie musical acts over five days at The Tomorrow Never Knows Festival. Headliners at Lincoln Hall include Tortoise, Ezra Furman, Caroline Smith, Jeff the Brotherhood and BadBadNotGood.

Thursday, January 12 – Sunday, January 15
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Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Snack Break @ Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
Enjoy a weekend of short plays featuring acclaimed playwrights such as Brett Neveu, Isaac Gomez and Lauren Gunderson.

Thursday, January 12 – Saturday, January 14
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Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

160th Birthday Celebration @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Celebrate the Nature Museum’s milestone birthday with sweet treats, scavenger hunts, sketching and more during their Saturday birthday celebration. Chat with scientists, have a critter connection with a special member of their Living Collection, and more!

Saturday January 14
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day @ Chicago History Museum
Commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Enjoy a production of The MLK Project: The Fight for Civil Rights by Writers Theatre and a musical performance by the Chicago Chamber Choir, along with storytelling and crafts for kids that reflect Dr. King’s messages of peace and justice.

Monday, January 16
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark

Thrones! The Musical Parody @ Apollo Theatre
Based off HBO’s widely successful Game of Thrones, and its wildly successful run in the UK, Thrones! The Musical Parody comes to Chicago to transport audiences right into the middle of all the action. This must-see show asks audiences compelling questions such as: Does Will Tyrion’s accent ever improve? Can Jon Snow possibly know more than nothing? Just how red can the Red Wedding get?

Thursday, January 12 – Sunday, January 15
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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
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Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

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