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20 May - Guide to Chicago: May 20-26

Chicago Local Guides

Mayfest + Eat Your Greens DJ Set w. DJ Major Taylor

5/20, FRIDAY, 5pm: Kick-off Chicago festival season with a beer garden, tunes, eats and more at this annual event. ($10)

5/20, FRIDAY, 10pm: After, grab your friends and head to the den for a Friday night jam sesh’ with DJ Major Taylor. (Free)

The So So Glos DJ Set

5/21, SATURDAY, 10pm: Join The So So Glos as they celebrate the release of their new album, “Kamikaze,” with a DJ set at the Shaker! (Free)

Ferris Fest

5/22, SUNDAY, 9am: Commemorate the 30th anniversary of this iconic John Hughes flick with a festival of all things Bueller. (Admission Prices Vary)

Brewers Paddle Battle + Chris Keating (Yeasayer) DJ Set

5/23, MONDAY, 6:00pm: Hang with SPiN Chicago for a night of brews and ping pong as part of Chicago Craft Beer Week. There will be eats and prizes on deck as well. ($10)

5/23, MONDAY, 11:15pm:  Later, head to the Shaker for a post-show DJ set from Chris Keating of Yeasayer! (Free)

Federal Plaza Farmers Market

5/24, TUESDAY, 7am:  Shop fresh fruits, vegetables, plants, flowers and other goods + prepared foods at this outdoor market. (Free)

Sprout Home Terrarium Workshop

5/25, WEDNESDAY, 6pm: Learn how to build and take care of an open terrarium at this fun and informative workshop. ($75)

Chicago Architecture Walking Tour

5/26, THURSDAY, 10am: Take a stroll through the South Loop and learn about the history of The Windy City’s skyscrapers and modern-styled buildings on this interesting guided tour. (Free)