Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – November 3 – 6


Posted on November 2, 2016

Here’s your Lincoln Park weekend event guide to catch some of the best Chicago events, culture and happenings.

Chicago Cubs World Series Victory Parade

After 108 years, you better be ready to welcome home the World Series Champs with a Victory Parade that starts in Wrigleyville and makes its way downtown to Grant Park. Go Cubs Go!

Friday, November 4
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Parade begins at Wrigley Field and ends at Lower Hutchinson Field in Grant Park
Click here for additional details (graphic created by Crain’s Chicago)


Lincoln Park Events

Kartemquin Film Festival @ ArcLight Cinemas
The Kartemquin Fall Festival features two Chicago premieres, sneak previews of three works-in-progress, and fresh new work from emerging Midwest documentary makers who have graduated from Kartemquin’s acclaimed filmmaker development programs.

Thursday, November 3 and Friday, November 4
Click here for schedule
ArcLight Cinemas
1500 N. Clybourn

Glass Basement @ iO Theater
Head over to iO for a great night of improv featuring some of Chicago’s best veteran as well as up and coming female improvisers.

Thursday, November 3
8:00 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

Backstage at the Biograph @ Victory Gardens Theater
A FREE event series that takes you behind-the-scenes for an in-depth look at a unique aspect of the rehearsal process of their new play, Roz and Ray. Then, enjoy complimentary wine, beer and snacks as you mingle with members of the casts and design teams at our kick-off party in the Victory Gardens Theater lobby.

Friday, November 3
7:00 p.m.
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

Nora Jean Bruso Blues Band @ Kingston Mines
Nora Jean Bruso (now Nora Jean Wallace) is a Chicago Blues singer with deep Delta roots. Blues legend Koko Taylor is also a big fan, stating, “Nora Jean sounds just like I did when I was her age. She is one of the new upcoming women that’s singing the real blues. I know she is going to make it.”

Friday, November 4
10:30 p.m., 12:30 a.m., 2:30 a.m.
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

The Second City’s Fast, Loud & Funny @ UP Comedy Club
Second City is proud to present this in-your-face indictment of the modern condition. Millennial social media dilemmas, D-bags on dates, and auto-tuned relationships are just a few of the targets this amazingly talented ensemble takes on. The struggle is fake folks but the comedy is oh so real.

Saturday, November 5
4:00 p.m.
UP Comedy Club
230 W North

Launch Party: Scotch & Kabobs with Anupy Singla @ Read It & Eat
Local cookbook author and Indian food expert Anupy Singla is cooking for us and Read It & Eat is excited to the launch of Anupy’s third book, Indian for Everyone, with Bollywood music, delicious Indian treats including lamb and vegetarian kabobs, Scotch, and a surprise door gift!

Saturday, November 5
5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Read It & Eat
2124 N. Halsted

Lookout Presents Looking for Love @ Steppenwolf Theatre
Looking for Love is the only live dating game show and cabaret in the Universe (according to Looking for Love)! Hosted by Carolyn Hoerdemann and Maggie Graham; the Dean and Jerry of the new Millennium- with cleavage. Featuring house band Tuffy Roads, comedy cahoots, dating advice, and a chance to find the bachelor/bachelorette of your dreams! Are you single or know someone who is—and looking for love? Please email to be a contestant at Steppenwolf on November 5.

Saturday, November 5
8:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

Acoustic Brunch @ Gaslight Bar & Grill
Kick off your #SundayFunday at Gaslight’s Acoustic Brunch in the Beer Garden! Brunch begins at 11:00 a.m., live music will begin around noon.

Sunday, November 6
11:00 a.m.
Gaslight Bar & Grill
2450 N. Clark

Lincoln Park Family

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
“Frogs: A Chorus of Colors” immerses families and children in the sights and sounds of frogs! These amphibians are among the most visually stunning, vocally pleasing, and adaptively remarkable life forms on earth. If you’ve never thought of frogs as beautiful, this exhibition will change your mind!

Opens Saturday, November 5
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N Cannon

Fall Concert with Laura Doherty @ Park West Cooperative Nursery School
Laura Doherty is coming to Park West Co-Op. Join the Park West community at this fun family event that will be sure to have your little ones dancing and singing. Come and enjoy live, upbeat children’s music by folk-pop singer Laura Doherty!

Saturday, November 5
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Park West Cooperative Nursery School
2335 N. Orchard

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