Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – October 5 – 8

Posted on October 4, 2017.

Here’s your weekend guide to catch some of Chicago’s most exciting events in Lincoln Park.

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Lincoln Park Events

Lincoln Park Uncorked: A Lincoln Avenue Wine Stroll
The Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce is excited to invite everyone to the 3rd annual Lincoln Park Uncorked: A Lincoln Avenue Wine Stroll. Sip on red and white wine samples from Bodega Ramos paired with local, complimentary bites from neighborhood restaurants, all while strolling through some of the most extraordinary businesses in Lincoln Park.

Thursday, October 5
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Check-in @ Burnt City Brewing
2747 N. Lincoln
Tickets here.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
The 40th Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon returns this weekend! The runners will have the pleasure of racing through 29 diverse neighborhoods including Lincoln Park. Whether competing or planning to be one of the spectators make sure to become familiar with the route.

Sunday, October 8
Early morning hours

Need a suggestion where to refuel and rehydrate after the marathon? Take a look at our Lincoln Park Brunch Guide.

Fall Fest @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Reap some harvest fun in the heart of the city with Lincoln Park Zoo’s 3rd annual Fall Fest! This family-friendly celebration features a Ferris wheel, corn maze, hay mountain, inflatable obstacle course, animal chats, musical entertainment and more!

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Through October 29
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

Chicago Podcast Festival @ Old Town School Of Folk Music
The second annual Chicago Podcast Festival brings more than 30 locally- and nationally-produced podcasts to Chicago this weekend. Explore the world of comedy and storytelling through the medium of podcasting.

Saturday, October 7
7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8
1:00 p.m.
The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall
4545 N. Lincoln
Complete program and ticket information here.

Chicago Podcast Festival @ Apollo Theater Chicago Presents: Sarah Thyre’s Crybabies with Andy Richter and Bill Curtis
Actress Sarah Thyre hosts Crybabies, a deeply funny, often intimate, and surprisingly moving podcast about the things that make us cry. Her special guests this weekend are Andy Richter of Conan and legendary producer Bill Kurtis.

Saturday, October 7
8:00 p.m.
The Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln
Tickets here.

Lincoln Park Culture

The Skin Of Our Teeth @ Remy Bumppo
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Wilder’s American Classic with Remy Bumppo first week of The Skin Of Our Teeth– an epic tragicomedy by Thornton Wilder.

October 4 through November 12
Greenhouse Theatre Center
Upstairs Mainstage
2257 N. Lincoln
For showtimes and tickets call (773) 4047336

DESTINOS @ Steppenwolf Presents: Madea
Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series is proud to be a venue partner for DESTINOS, the inaugural Chicago International Latino Theater Festival. This weekend’s play by Puerto Rico’s Arte Boricua is based on Euripides’ and Seneca’s Greek tragedies, it is designed to humanize a woman that has been scorned through the ages: Madea.

Thursday, October 5 through Saturday October 7
8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8
2:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

Chicago History Museum Above The City Train Tour
Explore the historic buildings and back porches of the North Side Brown Line on the city’s most picturesque L line. Take in the architecture of the business district at Armitage and the German heritage of Lincoln Square, where the tour concludes.

Sunday, October 8
1:00 p.m.
Check-in @ Palmer House Hotel
17 E. Monroe

Digging Deeper: A Closer Look at Life in Soil @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Join us for this free event to celebrate the dream team that builds our healthy soil: bugs, microbes, fungi, plants, and more! Grab a drink, stop by their dirt pudding buffet, then chat with local experts about everything from hyphae to humus.

Thursday, October 5
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
2430 N. Cannon
RSVP here.

Get Moving in Lincoln Park

Go Bowling @ Diversey River Bowl
Try your hand at bowling with special hourly pricing per lane and $4 shoe rental. Make it a night with dinner and drinks from DRB’s Pizzeria.

Weekdays 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Diversey River Bowl
2211 W. Diversey

Indoor Skydiving @ iFLY
Ever wondered what is it like to fly but never wished to jump off an airplane? Try iFLY. 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 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
1825 W. Webster


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