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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – September 21 – 24

Posted on September 20, 2017

Here are some of the best events happening in Lincoln Park this weekend. Grab a friend and enjoy what the neighborhood has to offer!

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Lincoln Park Family

Backyard Adventures @ Nature Museum
Bring the kids and be among the first to explore this super interactive exhibit that focuses on the nature and science of our own backyards and parks. Complimentary coffee and treats for members 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, September 23
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2430 N. Cannon 


LEGO Ninjago Movie @ ArcLight Cinemas
For a night of unforgettable fun head over to ArcLight Cinemas to see the premier of LEGO: Ninjago Movie.

Starts Friday, September 22
Click here for showtimes
ArcLight Cinemas @ NEWCITY
1500 N.  Clybourn


Fiesta Familiar @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Join the largest Hispanic family event of its kind in the Midwest as Hoy hosts the fifth annual Fiesta Familiar at Lincoln Park Zoo! Enjoy live music and dance performances as well as family-focused activity stations highlighting art, health, gardening, science, and music.

Saturday, September 23
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2001 N. Clark


Lincoln Park Culture

Studio Ghibli Fest Presents Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind @ ArcLight Cinemas
Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the first-ever Studio Ghibli Fest. This weekend the festival screens the debut film from Hayao Miyazaki, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, considered by many to be his masterwork.

Sunday, September 24
12:55 p.m.
ArcLight Cinemas @ NEWCITY
1500 N.  Clybourn


GoGo Penguin @ Lincoln Hall
Enjoy music by this acoustic-electronica trio GoGo hailing from Manchester in the UK. Drawing on a heady brew of influences from Brian Eno, John Cage, Massive Attack and Aphex Twin to Manchester’s grey rain-streaked urban streets, they create a brave new sound that is wholly their own.

Saturday, September 23
9:00 p.m.
2424 N. Lincoln
Tickets, $25


Inside/ Out With Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre @ Old Town School of Folk Music
Experience and contribute to new multi-disciplinary art that combines music, dance and visual art. From concept development to choreography and music composition, the unique Cerqua Rivera Dance will share what went into a new piece, and the company’s dancers and musicians will perform the work in progress.

Thursday, September 21
7:00 p.m.
4545 N. Lincoln @ The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall
Tickets here.


Fun Home @ Victory Gardens
Experience one of Broadway’s most original musicals and winner of 5 Tony Awards, Fun Home, inspired by Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir.

Through November 12
Fridays 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 3:00 p.m.
2433 N. Lincoln
Tickets available here.


Chef Demo @ Green City Market
Join Chef Kristin Johnson of On Target Living for a cooking demonstration using ingredients from the market.

Saturday, September 23
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Lincoln Park
1817 N. Clark, South end of Lincoln Park


Get Moving in Lincoln Park


Indoor Skydiving @ iFLY
If you ever wondered what is it like to fly but never wished to jump off an airplane, iFLY offers just that. For incredible memories with zero gravity book a session now.

Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
800 W. Scott St


Play Lazer Tag @ WhirlyBall
Can’t decide what game to play this weekend? Head to WhirlyBall  and play them all! Enjoy dinner and drinks while you’re there.

Open daily  at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
1825 W. Webster

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