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4 Dec - Guide to Chicago: December 4-10

Chicago Local Guides

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One of a Kind Show & Sale + The Nutcracker

12/4, 11am & 7pm: Stock up on gifts for your crew by shopping unique items from over 600 artists, or tap into your creativity and draft up your own masterpiece at a crafting workshop. ($12) Keep the holiday spirit alive with a performance of a holiday favorite. (Ticket prices vary)

River North Beer Fest + Dave Mata DJ Set

12/5, 12pm & 10pm: Get your drink on with fellow beer lovers while sampling 50+ unique brews. ($50) The Saturday night vibes keep flowing with a late night DJ set from Dave Mata. (Free)

Renegade Craft Fair

12/6, 12pm: Your #SundayFunday destination is the Bridgeport Art Center for an afternoon of shopping, music, treats, workshops and more. Stop by and say “hi” to the Café Integral team + stock up on your favorite Nicaraguan coffee treats! (Free)

This December at the Logan: Trading Places

12/7, 11pm Cozy up with some popcorn and feel the holiday vibes with a late night screening of this classic Eddie Murphy + Dan Aykroyd flick. ($8.50)

Christkindlmarket + McCormick Tribune Ice Skating Rink

12/8, 11am & 12pm: Chicago’s largest outdoor market is back! Experience authentic German food, drinks and shopping. (Free) Go ahead and test your ice skating skills out with a few trips around the ice rink. ($12 skate rental)

“The Andy Archetype: Works from the Permanent Collection”

12/9, 11am: Take a mid-week art break and experience the iconic prints and photographs by Andy Warhol, presented alongside works of those he influenced. (Free)

Adults Night Out at ZooLights

12/10, 8pm: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!? The Lincoln Park Zoo is opening their doors to adults only for a festive night of lights, drinks/food, and music. ($15)