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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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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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