Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – March 22 – 25

Posted on March 21, 2018

Celebrate the first weekend of spring in Lincoln Park! We have lots of great family events happening this weekend along with hilarious comedy shows, rocking music, great plays, and good food!

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Lincoln Park Food & Drink

Patricia Green Cellars Wine Tasting with Jim Anderson
Vin Chicago will be hosting Jim Anderson, longtime business partner of Patty Green. Please stop in to meet him, taste a selection of their wines and sample some tasty treats from Publican Quality Meats. Free event. No reservations needed. Just stop on by!

Thursday, March 22
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
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Vin Chicago
1826 N. Elston

Free Haus Dog Day
The grand opening of Dog Haus Biergarten coming to Chicago causes for a celebration! This Saturday, Dog Haus will be giving out free haus dogs! Stop by and try the new dog in town! No purchase necessary to receive free haus dogs. All other items on menu require purchase.

Saturday, March 24
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
More info
Dog Haus Biergarten
2464 N. Lincoln

Why Do I Like This Wine? Red Wine
How many times have you gone out, had a fantastic wine and had no idea why you liked it? The point of this class is to break down major categories and flavors of wine and to help you understand why you like the wines you like and how to find them again.

Saturday, March 24
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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J9 Wine Bar
1961 N. Halsted

Weekend Brunch
Lincoln Park has the best selection of restaurants that serve up delicious brunch every weekend. Stella Barra serves up sweet cinnamon roll bread pudding and a short rib hash, Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba cranks out their infamous brunch tapas, and Steakbar keeps things fun with a donut wall and Nutella crepe station! Lincoln Park is the place to be for brunch. Check out a full rundown of our brunch guide here.


Lincoln Park Comedy

Joe Machi
Stand-up comedian that’s been featured on Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, The Half Hour, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Thursday, March 22 – Saturday, March 24
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Zanies NightClub
1548 N. Wells

She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing it For Themselves 
“She the People is both a zany and poignant survey of all things girl. …A reassuringly funny discussion about sexism and the world of women.” – The Real Chicago

Thursday, March 22 – Sunday, March 25
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The Second City
230 W. North

Woke
Just in time for women’s history month, join Chicago’s best women comedians for a fun night celebrating the impending dismantling of the patriarchy.

Friday, March 23
8:00 p.m.
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Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

Tony Woods
No stranger to the industry, one-of-a-kind comedian Woods kicked off his career as an original member of Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam on HBO and P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy. He’s also appeared on Last Comic Standing, Showtime at the Apollo, Just for Laughs, NYPD Blue, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and many more.

Sunday, March 25
8:00 p.m.
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Zanies Nightclub
1548 N. Wells


Lincoln Park Family

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical
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.

Friday, March 23 and Sunday, March 25
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Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln

Bowling With The Easter Bunny
Join Kings Dining & Entertainment for an afternoon of bowling, gaming, light apps, and a visit with the Easter Bunny. There will be giveaways, prizes, and more!

Sunday, March 25
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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Kings Dining & Entertainment
1500 N. Clybourn

OTTA Egg Hunt
Take the littles out for an exciting Easter egg hunt with your Old Town Triangle neighbors. Refreshments will be provided and of course prizes!

Sunday, March 25
11:00 a.m.
RSVP
Old Town Triangle Association
1763 N. North Park


Lincoln Park Theater

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 22 – Sunday, March 25
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Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

Sweep
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 22 – Sunday, March 25
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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln

Why Do You Always Wear Black?
Why Do You Always Wear Black? is an original, devised work featuring the women of Anton Chekhov’s plays who confront the joy, despair, and absurdity of being a woman in 19th century Russia as well as contemporary America.

Thursday, March 22 – Sunday, March 25
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Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln


Lincoln Park Music

Rogue Wave
Indie rock band Rogue Wave is going on tour this spring and they’re coming to Chicago! Don’t miss them this weekend at Lincoln Hall.

Thursday, March 22
8:00 p.m.
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Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Curtis Harding
Singer-songwriter, Curtis Harding, who is known for his creative fusion of soul music with gospel, blues, and rock influences, will be headlining The Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Series this Friday. Musical act, Un Blonde, will be performing as well.

Friday, March 23
9:00 p.m.
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Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Colter Wall
Americana-folk singer Colter Wall is on tour and he’s stopping through Chicago to perform hits from his self-titled debut album. Country singer Josh Morningstar will also be in attendance.

Sunday, March 25
9:00 p.m.
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Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Kingston Mines
Enjoy the rhythmic sounds of some of Chicago’s treasured blues singers this weekend such as Joanna Conner, the Linsey Alexander Blues Band, the Mike Wheeler Band and other acts.

Thursday, March 22 – Sunday, March 25
Showtimes and tickets
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

DePaul Concerto Festival for Young Performers Junior Division Winners Concert
Junior Division winners of the DePaul Concerto Festival for Young Performers will perform a movement from a concerto in concert with the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago. Free event.

Sunday, March 25
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DePaul Concert Hall
800 W. Belden

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