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21 Aug - Guide to Chicago: August 21-27

Chicago Local Guides

Zhou B Art Center 3rd Fridays + Art After Dark 

8/21, 7pm & 9pm: Kick off your Friday culture binge with 3 floors of innovative artistry at the Zhou B Art Center. (Free) After exploring Zhou B, head to the Art Institute for late-night museum vibes. ($30)

Pay-What-You-Want Walking Tours + West Loop Art Fest

8/22, 10am & 12pm: Explore The Windy City with a 2-hour guided tour through Chicago’s favorite neighborhoods. Meet us in the lobby to began your adventure. (Pay-What-You-Want) Once you complete your tour, head to the West Loop for an afternoon of art with over 167 talented artists from across the country. Expect an assortment of paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry and more. ($10 donation)

DIY Wall Hanging Workshop + Good Vibes Only

8/23, 12pm & 1pm: Your perfect weekend wind down kicks off at noon in the den with live music from a rockin’ jazz trio. (Free) Take your Sunday up a notch and upgrade your home with custom decor courtesy of lifestyle collective Foxtail + Moss. Complimentary coffee beverage + pastry provided by Café Integral. ($40)

Sweat Chicago + Off Duty: Ladies Night

8/24, 5:30pm & 9pm: Recover from your weekend shenanigans (and shame-spiraling food consumption) with a 60-minute high intensity interval training session with Sweat Chicago. (Free) After your workout, head back to the Shaker and treat yourself to a cocktail (or two.)

Tuesdays on the Terrace

8/25, 5:30pm: Take your Tuesday ritual to MCA Chicago for live tunes on the terrace by Tatsu Aoki’s Miyumi Project. You won’t want to miss this awesome avant-garde jazz and Japanese fusion! (Free)

Green City Farmers Market

8/26, 11am: Veggie stash looking low? Keep your fridge full (and your appetite satisfied) with a trip to Lincoln Park’s favorite farmers market. (Free)


8/27, 5pm: Fire installations + fire spinners, aerial acrobatics and live body painting. Your hands-on, interactive art experience is here. (Free)