Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – March 8 – 11

Posted on March 6, 2018

Gear up for another weekend of good food, good music, good shows, and good times with good people in Lincoln Park!

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Lincoln Park Food & Drink

International Women’s Day Tea
Sometimes all you need is a good cup of tea! This Thursday ONLY, every woman who visits TeaGschwendner will receive a complimentary cup of tea in honor of International Women’s Day!

Thursday, March 8
ALL DAY
Visit their website
TeaGschwendner
557 W. Diversey

Pizza Party
Ranalli’s is having an all-you-can-eat pizza party! Beer specials and bar games included all for the price of $15!

Thursday, March 8
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Buy tickets
Ranalli’s
1925 N. Lincoln

Lent Specials at King Crab Chicago
All You Can Eat Perch $19.95. Also available: 10 different types of fish of the day! Valid through March 31st!

Visit their website
King Crab Chicago
1816 N. Halsted

Lent Specials at Hakka Bakka
Hakka Bakka will offer specials throughout the Lent season at lunch and dinner. Highlights include the Shrimp Tikka Kati Roll, Shrimp Tikka Salad Bowl and Shrimp Tikka Rice Bowl.

Visit their website
Hakka Bakka
1251 W. Fullerton

Happy Hour
You know the saying “it’s happy hour somewhere”? Well, that place is always Lincoln Park! Check out our guide of the best places to get half-priced deals on delicious bites and drinks! Get your weekend started with us! Full rundown here.

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 Shows

A Wrinkle In Time
“After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.”

The anticipated Disney film, A Wrinkle In Time, based upon the award winning
novel by Madeleine L’Engle will be released nationwide this weekend. Don’t miss out on all the whimsical adventure! Catch the movie at ArcLight Cinema.

Thursday, March 8 – Sunday, March 11
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 8- Sunday, March 11
Buy tickets
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

The Burn
Mercedes is an outsider. Tara makes sure she knows it. When a high school production of The Crucible forces them together, tensions escalate into acts of bullying–both online and IRL. This play explores what happens to a teacher and his students when a classroom conflict turns into an online witch-hunt. Last show is March 10.

Saturday, March 10
Showtimes and tickets
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted

Breach
“…This is a sharp comedy, but one that touches on real aspects of our lives and how one thing can affect another. The story is about love, looking for love in the wrong places, friendship, family, motherhood, death and dealing with issues that come into our lives almost daily. “Breach” is filled with warmth, humor and as it turns out “truth”. – Around The Town Chicago Last show is March 11.

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11
Showtimes and tickets
Victory Garden Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

You Got Older
Mae’s life is kind of falling apart. Her boyfriend dumped her, she got fired from her job, and she’s moved back home to take care of her dad. As if that weren’t enough, she has this weird rash and a fantasy cowboy that just won’t leave her alone. Last show is March 11.

Thursday, March 8 – Sunday, March 11
Showtimes and tickets
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted

Rose
An intimate portrait of Camelot’s “queen mother” Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, Rose is an engrossing solo show set in the summer of 1969, just days after her only surviving son, Ted, has been implicated in the drowning of Mary Jo Kopechne at Chappaquiddick. Rose attempts to retrace the rise and fall of her great family that helped shape history and inspire a nation. Last show is March 11.

Thursday, March 8 – Sunday, March 11
Showtimes and tickets
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln


Lincoln Park Family

Sing Along with Mr. Singer
Sing, dance and clap your hands with Chicago’s beloved Mr. Singer in the Main Barn of Lincoln Park Zoo’s Farm-in-the-Zoo.

Friday, March 2
9:15 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Free event/ more info
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

Play Days at the Farm
From sorting pinecones to digging in smooth seeds, 1-5 year olds and their caregivers can explore the sights, smells and textures that nature has to offer in a free, open-ended experience. Take in a tall tale at story time, get messy at the process art station, and sift and scoop at the sensory bin.

Saturday, March 3
10:00 a.m.
Free event/ more info
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

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 1 – Sunday, March 4
Full exhibitions list
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark


Lincoln Park Comedy

Gilbert Gottfried
Actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried will be performing stand-up at Zanies Nightclub as apart of the Legends of Comedy series. Gottfried has starred in numerous movies such as Beverly Hills Cop 2, Dr. DoLittle, Look Who’s Talking Too, and Problem Child. He’s also a voiceover actor for cartoon shows and animated movies, including Aladdin and Cyberchase. Don’t miss out on this special event! Get you tickets now!

Friday, March 9
10:15 p.m.
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 9 – Saturday, March 10
11:00 p.m.
Buy tickets
The Second City
230 W. North


Lincoln Park Music

Ought
Ought is a post-punk band from Montreal, Canada. Catch them rocking out at Lincoln Hall to songs from their previous albums plus their latest album, Room Inside The World.

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

The Merry Widow
Filled with lilting music, stunning ladies, attentive bachelors and infamous cancan dancers, The Merry Widow is a delightful evening of comedy, matchmaking, and merriment.

Friday, March 9 and Sunday, March 11
Buy tickets
DePaul University – Merle Reskin Theatre
60 E. Balbo

Kingston Mines
Enjoy the rhythmic sounds of some of Chicago’s treasured blues singers this weekend such as the Linsey Alexander Blues Band and Nora Jean Bruso among other acts.

Thursday, March 8 – Sunday, March 11
Showtimes and tickets
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

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