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17 Jul - Guide to Chicago: July 17-23

Chicago Local Guides

Heading to Pitchfork this weekend? Get your eat on before (or after) the festival at Café Integral with a dope recovery package or at the Broken Shaker with some awesome skewers and a glass of punch.

Era Galleries Takeover

7/17, 2pm: Our friends over at Era Galleries Chicago are taking over the den for day 2 of live art, pop-up shops and Shaker eats & treats. Come through and get your art on! (Free)

Pay-What-You-Want Walking Tours + Solo Salon Braid Bar & Flower Crown Workshop

7/18, 10am & 12pm: Explore The Windy City with a guided walking tour through some of Chicago’s favorite neighborhoods. Meet us in the lobby to begin your excursion! (Pay-What-You-Want) After your morning exploration, head back to the Freehand for hair braiding and flower crown making with Solo Salon and friends. (Free)

Taste of River North

7/19, 11am: Come hang in our hood for live music and local #eeeeeats from your favorite River North restaurants. (Free)

Industry Night

7/20, 8pm: Recover from the weekend and take the night off with us at the Broken Shaker! As always, we’re hooking up the industry folks with 25% off food/bev. (No Cover)

Movies in the Park: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

7/21, 6:30pm: You’ve got the golden ticket! Grab your crew and head to Millennium Park to relive your childhood with an outdoor screening of the magical Willy Wonka. (Free)

Sunset Social Paddles

7/22, 6:30pm: Wind down from the workweek with 75 minutes of paddling under a radiant Chicago sunset. Prior experience required. ($35)

Chicago’s Shakespeare in the Park

7/23, 2pm: A perfectly curated mashup of Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits for the Shakespearean lover in all of us… (Free)