Lincoln Park Weekend Planner


LP Weekend Planner - Update - July 28

Posted on July 28, 2016

Here’s your guide to the best fests, culture & shopping this weekend in Lincoln Park.

After the festival, check out one of Lincoln Hall’s Official Aftershows or head over to Kingston Mines for a nightcap.

Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

Bites, Blooms & Bordeaux
Stroll, sip and savor tastes and floral fragrances at Bites, Blooms & Bordeaux (formerly titled Wine & Wildflowers Garden Party), a summer evening of wine, music and gourmet bites set amid the zoo’s lush gardens.

Lincoln Park Zoo
2400 N. Cannon
Friday, July 29
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
$79 Tickets

Byhalia, Mississippi @ Steppenwolf
After a sold out run in the winter of 2016 featuring simultaneous world premieres and readings in six other cities across North America, Byhalia, Mississippi returns to Chicago in Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre. Stop by Front Bar before or after the show for a drink and bite.

Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted
Click here for complete schedule and tickets

Unelectable You: The Second City’s Completely Unbiased Political Revue @ UP Comedy Club
Wouldn’t you like to take this whole election process and rip it apart with your bare hands? Why not let Second City and Slate do it for you! Yes, Second City and Slate present Unelectable You: The Second City’s Completely Unbiased Political Revue, a 90 minute fast-paced combination of sketch, improv, music and multi-media taking a hard-hitting look at our election process.

UP Comedy Club
Piper’s Alley – 230 W. North Ave
Click here for complete schedule and tickets

Cook County Social Club @ iO Chicago
Back for a limited engagement AGAIN. Hometown boys turned LA heart throbs. This veteran foursome dominated the Chicago improv scene with a brand of bold, high energy improv that consistently blew audiences away during their 7 year open run at iO Chicago. Varying speeds like an elite racing car, this finely tuned machine seems to raise the bar just about every time they take the stage.

iO Chicago
1501 N. Kingsbury
Click here for complete schedule and tickets

New City Concert Series
Celebrate summer with NewCity in their plaza for their Summer Concert Series. Enjoy food, drinks and live music ranging from Top 40, Tribute Bands, 80’s, Oldies, Blues, Country, Salsa and more! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the show! In the event of rain, the concerts will take place inside Adobe Gila’s.

Every Thursday, through September 1
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
NewCity Plaza
Enter on N. Halsted and W. Schiller
Click here for schedule

Rotofugi Designer Toy Store & Gallery
Rotofugi Designer Toy Store & Gallery, established in July 2004, is located on the border of Chicago’s Lincoln Park and Lakeview neighborhoods in a beautiful vintage building. Since opening, Rotofugi has grown to become one of the world’s premier sellers of designer toys from artists all over the world. Rotofugi features a diverse selection of vinyl figures, capsule toys, plush, pop culture collectibles and more from designers across the globe.

2780 N Lincoln
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Crafters and Musicians Pop Up Market @ Bespeak Studios
Crafters and Musicians Pop Up Market will feature Chicago Makers plus Chicago Musicians at Bespeak Studios. The space will also be a resting area for the yarn crawlers and offer snacks and a beverage to all the attendees. Click here for more details.

Saturday, July 30
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Bespeak Studios
737 W. Wrightwood

Green City Market Chef Demo: Paul Caravelli with Knife & Tine
Join Chef Paul Caravelli of Knife & Tine for a cooking demonstration using ingredients from the market. Seating/standing room is first come, first served. Click here for more information.

Saturday, July 30
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Green City Market – Lincoln Park
1817 N. Clark, South end of Lincoln Park

Crawfish Boil @ Derby Bar & Grill
This Saturday, join Abita Brewing Company and Derby Bar and Grill for a good ol’ fashioned crawfish boil! $35 gets you all you can eat crawfish with the fixin’s, a hurricane or Abita Purple Haze (with glassware) from 2:00PM-5:00PM. A portion of all proceeds will go to the Friends of Oscar Mayer!

Derby Bar & Grill
1224 W. Webster
Saturday, July 30
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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