Posts tagged "weekend events"

Free wine and cheese this weekend! Tons of it!

Free wine and cheese this weekend! Tons of it!
Dare I say it……I think spring is here! This exceptionally long winter, along with being uprooted from East Lakeview and moving to Wicker Park, has left me a little less quirky than normal. But I think a few sunny days will perk me right up! Here are a few of the fun activities happening this... Read more »

Check out this weekend's Sh*t Show

Check out this weekend's Sh*t Show
Happy weekend! Snow! I never thought I’d be one of those annoying “YAY IT’S SNOWING” people, but I missed it! As of right now it’s supposed to snow on Sunday, but who knows! Regardless, here are a few activities happening this weekend: Looking for a laugh? Check out The Shit Show tonight at 8:30 p.m. This comedy... Read more »

You're invited to Shaun's Gay Bar Mitzvah this weekend

You're invited to Shaun's Gay Bar Mitzvah this weekend
Now that the summer festival season is over, it’s time to get creative with our weekend activities. Which, of course, is no problem for me! Allow me to share my knowledge of quirky Chicago events with you to provide you with ample entertainment until next summer. Have you seen the video of that kid dancing... Read more »
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Try tap/Bollywood/Tai Chi/Latin for free

Try tap/Bollywood/Tai Chi/Latin for free
I was fighting it before, but now I’m in full fall mode. Flat boots, skinny jeans and quaint seasonal activities. Here are a few of my favorites for the weekend. Ever want to try out a Bollywood class? How about a tap class? Or Latin? To celebrate its grand opening, the new American Rhythm Center... Read more »

Don't miss this artist at the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

Don't miss this artist at the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts
Sunday is going to be an absolutely beautiful, perfect day, and I’m so excited because one of my favorite festivals all year is taking place this weekend: the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts. I think this is one of the best collections of local artists working in almost every medium. The booths are beautiful, the... Read more »

Celebrate Chicago street food

Celebrate Chicago street food
This weekend should be celebrated in every corner of the city! The world, in fact! Why? IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! Chicago Quirk turns 28 on Sunday. But since giving thanks for my existence won’t take up your entire weekend, here are a few activities to check out in your free time. Ribs = delicious. Ergo, you... Read more »
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Celebrate the art of the striptease

Celebrate the art of the striptease
We have a good variety of activities happening around the city, and since we’re all used to 105 degree weather, 90 degrees won’t feel so bad. (I’m going to be honest, 80 degrees felt a little cool to me at first.) Here’s you’re very quirky events to consider penciling in to to your weekend schedule.... Read more »

This is why you should skip Naperville Ribfest

This is why you should skip Naperville Ribfest
The summer is in full swing, and there are rooftops to enjoy, festivals to attend, beaches to lay on. Now is the time to be selective with your time. Here’s a few suggestions for how enjoy what is hopefully a gorgeous weekend. Must See I admit that I’ve never been to the World’s Largest Block... Read more »

You can skip Sausagefest

You can skip Sausagefest
In the coming months, there are going to be a lot of weekend festivals to choose from. Since there aren’t enough hours to see them all, I’m going to share my recommendations of what to skip and what not to miss in the Chicago festival scene. Must See: Do Division A great example of a fun,... Read more »
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Ever Wanted to Skip Down the Middle of State Street? Tomorrow you can!

Ever Wanted to Skip Down the Middle of State Street? Tomorrow you can!
Tomorrow is officially October, and as sad as I am that summer is gone I do love fall. More specifically, I love Halloween festivities. I have to warn you that my blog may morph from ‘Chicago Quirk’ to ‘Chicago Quirk Should Probably Shut Up About Halloween Already.’ As I said yesterday, I’ll be heading out... Read more »