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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – May 24 – 27

Posted on May 22, 2018

It’s beginning to feel like spring in Lincoln Park, Chicago! Check out some great performances and events around the neighborhood this weekend.

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Outdoor Fun

Butterfly Haven Yoga
Enjoy an invigorating and exciting start to your morning this Saturday in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum! Students will leave the class feeling balanced and energized. It is a BYOM event – bring your own mat!

Saturday, May 26
8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

Docent Tours at the Lily Pool and Conservatory & Gardens
Explore two of the Lincoln Park Conservancy’s greatest treasures, the Lily Pool and Conservatory & Gardens.The Conservancy’s expert docents lead informative and visually stunning tours, highlighting architecture and history. No reservations are needed!

Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Conservancy
2000 N. Racine


Food and Drink

Off Color Brewing’s Five Year Anniversary Party
Celebrate Off Color Brewing’s five year anniversary with an all day rotating tap list which includes some of their classic hits as well as a “completely ridiculous” guest draft list. Favorite food trucks will be swinging by throughout the day as well!

Sunday, May 27
11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Off Color Brewing – Mousetrap
1460 N. Kingsbury

Bubbles and Brunch
Celebrate the weekend with bottomless mimosas and a brunch entree for $25! Don’t miss this deal from Earls!

This Weekend 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Earls Kitchen and Bar
1538 N. Clybourn a108

Lunch Then Bowl!
This Sunday, enjoy a free game of bowling with every brunch reservation. Consider King’s your weekend hub with great deals and NFL on the big screens!

Sunday, May 27
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Kings Dining & Entertainment
1500 N. Clybourn


Theatre

columbinus
Performed by The Yard, a professional, youth driven theatre company, columbinus is a docu-drama which explores the cultural and personal pathologies surrounding the Columbine High School shooting rampage in 1999. This examination explores the sociology of teen life in American high-schools before delving into the titular drama. A 20 minute post-show conversation accompanies the Saturday matinee.

Saturday, May 26
4:00, 8:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

Mies Julie
Set in South Africa 18 years after the end of apartheid, a farm laborer meets his white Afrikaans master’s daughter, Julie. Their passionate affair explores the struggles of South African society as their romantic relationship spirals out of control.

First weekend of performances
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical
Mo Willem’s children’s classic ends its run this weekend with the Emerald City Theatre! Join Trixie, mom and dad as they search for their beloved Knuffle Bunny all through the city as they learn the power of communication.

Final Weekend of Performances
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln


Comedy

The Ice Cream Joint
Spend an evening with live music and comedy at iO Chicago! Celebrate spring with fun games, competitions and, most of all, free ice cream!

Saturday, May 26
7:00 p.m.
The Event Space at iO Chicago
1501 N. Kingsbury

The Second City’s Neighborhood Tour
Celebrate spring this weekend with the return of the Second City’s Neighborhood Tour! This walking tour promises to “entertain and inform”, mixing comedy with history and architecture.

First Weekend of Performances
The Second City
1616 N. Wells

Living Room Sessions: Comedy Night
aliveOne presents their comedy night this weekend! Enjoy drink specials, free pool and laughs during open night mic from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. followed by a two hour stand-up special from some of Chicago’s hottest comics.

Sunday, May 27
5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
aliveOne
2683 N. Halsted

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