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Lollapalooza 2015 – Lollapalooza Lineup is Out

Lollapalooza 2015 hits Grant Park July 31-August 2 for everyone's favorite 3-day music festival.

The Cara Program’s 3rd Annual Summer Social

Attend the 3rd Annual Summer Social to celebrate, network & support The Cara Program.

Chicago Hot Sauce Fest

Come to Chicago's first ever hot sauce fest with live entertainment, food, drinks, etc.
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Philanthropy Events

Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation Rooftop Party

Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation Rooftop Party benefits kids in need.

Windy City Habitat Women Build 2015

Empower & embrace other women & come together as a community with Habitat for Humanity.

Lagunitas Brewing Company Brews for the Brave

Support the Navy SEAL Foundation at Brews for the Brave.

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Free Events

1st Annual Artfest Michigan Avenue

Free & open to the public, artfest Michigan Avenue showcases work of 100-juried artists.

Ashore Thing 2015

Find fun for the whole family at Ashore Thing 2015

Lagunitas Pop-Up Party at Tribes Alehouse

Join us at Tribes Alehouse & Beer Company for the Lagunitas Patio Pop-Up Party.

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Food and Alcohol Events

The Trotter Project Benefit Dinner

Table8 will host a benefit dinner and silent auction to assist The Trotter Project.

Fountainhead Chicago Tomatin Tasting

Join Scott Fraser to taste 4 rare Tomatin whiskies at Fountainhead in Ravenswood.

Mercadito Hospitality Mixology Academy Umbrella Drinks

Learn how to mix your own umbrella drinks from Polynesian Tiki bowls to Caribbean boat drinks.

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Fashion and Beauty Events

ROOF Runway Featuring Tommy Bahama

Head out to our favorite rooftop for fun, fashion, and frills at Rooftop Runway!

Meet World’s #1 Makeup Artist Charlotte Tilbury

Meet world’s #1 makeup artist, Charlotte Tilbury, and get expert beauty advice!

The Trendy Sparrow One Year Anniversary

Celebrate the 1 year anniversary of The Trendy Sparrow Etsy Shop and Blog!

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Miscellaneous

Volleywood 2015 Beach Bash Featuring Members of the Backstreet Boys

Members of The Backstreet Boys entertain at this year's Volleywood Beach Bash!

Bucktown Garden Walk 2015

View gorgeous Chicago gardens & reinvest in the beautification of Bucktown neighborhood.

All Dressed in White

Enjoy an All Dressed in White evening of fashion, fun & music.

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