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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide November 22 – 26

Posted on November 22, 2017.

Thanksgiving weekend is the beginning of the most magical time of the year. Give your out of town visitors the taste of how amazing it is to spend holidays in Lincoln Park! Here are some of the best events happening in our neighborhood.

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Lincoln Park Culture

Friendsgiving @ J9 Wine Bar
Come join J9 Wine Bar on Wednesday night and bring your favorite people! Enjoy classic episodes of Friends and excellent bottle specials!

Wednesday, November 22
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
J9 Wine Bar
1961 N. Halsted
Register here.

Thanksgiving Evening @ Kingston Mines
Join Kingston Mines for Thanksgiving Dinner this Thursday. Enjoy a holiday meal with each full price admission. Pick and choose between turkey, ham, or vegetarian options.

Thursday, November 23
7:30 p.m.
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

40th Annual Art Van Turkey Trot Chicago
Gather your flock for this Thanksgiving Day tradition. “Turkeys” of all ages and paces are welcome. Enjoy Corn Hole, Football Toss, Turkey Bowling and more while sipping on warm apple cider. Prizes awarded to the best dressed Thanksgiving inspired group!

Thursday, November 23
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park
2450 N. Cannon
RSVP here.

Zoo Lights Presented By ComEd and PowerShares QQQ By Invesco @ Lincoln Park Zoo
It’s time for the most brilliant holiday celebration in the city! This event features luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout zoo grounds. Fun includes 3D displays, live ice-sculpture carving, musical light shows and more.

Opens Friday, November 24
4:25 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Download detailed program here.
Wild Things gift shop @ Lincoln Park Zoo
2234 N. Cannon

Disney Pixar’s Coco @ ArcLight Cinemas
In Disney Pixar’s Coco, aspiring musician Miguel teams up with charming trickster Hector on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead. Don’t miss the brand new Disney holiday feature, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, in theaters for a limited time only with Disney Pixar’s Coco.

Detailed dates and times here.
ArcLight Cinemas
1500 N. Clybourn


Lincoln Park Comedy

Damn, Gina! Presents: The D.G.A.F. Comedy Show @ iO Theater
Damn, Gina! returns with the hit variety show featuring some of the best stand up, improv, sketch comedy and musical guests the city of Chicago has to offer!

Friday, November 24

8:30 p.m.
The Chris Farley Cabaret @ iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

The Improvised Shakespeare Company @ iO Theater
Check out this fully improvised play using the language and themes of William Shakespeare.

Opens Friday, November 21
8:00 p.m.
More dates and times here.
The Del Close Theater @ iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

Second City’s Holidazed and Confused: Mandatory Merriment @ UP Comedy Club
Laugh your way through Second City’s all new holiday revue!

Through December, 21
Tickets and details here.
Main Stage @ UP Comedy Club
230 W. North

Dream Freaks Fall From Space @ The Second City
This show holds a funhouse mirror up to the already bizarre times in which we’re living. The powerhouse cast delivers a show that’s surreal, musical, maniacal, and utterly entertaining all at the same time.

Through December 31
Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
Sundays 7:00 p.m.
The Second City
1608 N. Wells


Lincoln Park Holiday Shopping

Before starting your holiday gifts pursuit make sure to check out our Lincoln Park Black Friday Shopping Guide as well as Lincoln Park Small Business Saturday Guide.

 

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