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21 Oct - Guide to Chicago: October 21-27

Chicago Local Guides

Tattoo Exhibition | The Field Museum

FRIDAY, 10/21, 9:30am: If you’re a tattoo lover, or are intrigued by this incredibly dope craft, head to The Field Museum to explore the Tattoo Exhibition! Learn more about the history of this 5,000 year old ever-evolving craft, share your tattoo story, see a working tattoo shop and maybe even get some fresh ink! ($22)

Chicago Walking Tour + Spellbound

SATURDAY, 10/22, 10am: Start off your weekend getting to know the Windy City with us! Meet in the lobby for a free walking tour through some of Chicago’s most interesting landmarks and personality-filled neighborhoods. (Free)

SATURDAY, 10/22, 7pm: After running around the city, join us back at the Den for an evening of magical, spooky delight. Enjoy cauldron cocktails from Nandini while you jam to a live performance by Lykanthea. Then, discover your destiny with palm readings, followed by temporary tattoos from the ink masters at Black Oak Tattoo and a smudging workshop from Asrai Garden. All the while, DJ Hot Tub Tony & DJ John Biggerovski will bump hip-shakin jams! (Free)

Brews + Boos: Pumpkin Carving + Beer Tasting

SUNDAY, 10/23, 1pm: Fill your Sunday Funday with pumpkin everything! Head over to Lincoln Park for an afternoon of pumpkin carving, delicious eats and seasonal craft beers. Pumpkins and carving materials will all be provided! ($20)

Happy Birthday, Drake — A Happy Hour

MONDAY, 10/24, 6pm: You ain’t gotta die to go to heaven – this Monday is Drake’s birthday, and you’re invited to our all-Drake-everything jam session! Join us in the Shaker for an evening of one dances, drink specials, giveaways and an awesome DJ set of Drake’s hits brought to you by Hassanisms! (Free)

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise

TUESDAY, 10/25, 7:30pmLooking to get the ultimate view of Chicago from people who know it best? Hop aboard the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise and experience one of the top ten tours in the US. Discover more than 50 iconic buildings and learn a thing or two about Chi-town’s rich history! ($46)

Curator’s Tour: On Space & Place | DePaul Art Museum

WEDNESDAY, 10/26, 12pm: In the heart of Lincoln Park lies the DePaul Art Museum — a world-class museum showcasing pieces crafted by international and contemporary artists. This week, join director Julie Rodrigues Widholm for the curated tour On Space and Place! Get inspired by work from contemporary artists from around Chicago, Los Angeles, Vancouver and Mexico City. (Free)

Neon Indian & Classixx at Concord Music Hall + Tacoteqa

THURSDAY, 10/27, 8pm: If you’re looking for a groovy start to your weekend, head over to Chicago’s most eclectic music venue, Concord Music Hall. Grab your crew and dance the night away to the electronic melodies of Neon Indian and Classixx!  ($25)

THURSDAY, 10/27, 9pm: After the show, head back over to the Broken Shaker for the best kind of night cap — tacos, drinks and disco tunes from Tacoteqa! Our menu is always changing, see what delicious eats have been created this week! (Free)