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2nd Annual Taste Talks 2015

An innovative food festival & symposium attracting over 2,000 food enthusiasts.

The Cara Program’s 3rd Annual Summer Social

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

Cooking Up a Cure 2015

Join greatest chefs, breweries, wineries & distilleries supporting Scleroderma Foundation
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Philanthropy Events

Jackson Chance Foundations 3rd Annual Ping Pong Ball

Enjoy a unique take on a traditional ball & raise money for a great cause.

Surge’s 6th Annual Fall Event: MOMENTUM

Fuel Surge's work providing clean water to those in need with MOMENTUM.

The Little Giraffe Foundation Ultimate 90s Party

Celebrate greatest decade of your life w/ 90s themed drinks, music, décor.

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Free Events

Homewood Fall Fest 2015

A wonderful way for the community to come together one last time before the cold hits.

Access Chicago Realty House of Laughs September

House of Laughs is West Town’s favorite evening of comedy and beers!

Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ

End your summer with delicious bbq and great music in Glen Ellyn.

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Food and Alcohol Events

Fountainhead Harvest Dinner

Diverse styles & flavors paired beautifully w/ dishes featuring the best of this year’s harvest.

Rockit Burger Bar Hot Dog Takeover

Enjoy Rockit Burger Bar's burgers in hot dog form all weekend long just in time for Labor Day!

Cochon Heritage BBQ

Old-world traditions, established global influences and new-world cooking techniques!

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Fashion and Beauty Events

Chicago Fire Soccer & Style

Watch the Chicago Fire players & coaches walk the runway in the hottest fashions.

Chicago Fashion Fest 2015

Enjoy a weekend full of fashion and music showcasing local Chicago talent.

Fashion Loves Art

A star-studded evening of celebrities and influencers join forces in fashion and art.

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Chicago Halloween Events 2015 Macabre Haunts Presents Asylum II

Wander through a psychiatric hospital full of real life inmates & dimensional scares.

The Great Chicago Fire Festival 2015

A celebration of Chicago’s neighborhoods, & the spirit of grit & resilience in its citizens.

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