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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

Great Gatsby Casino Night Gilda’s Club Benefit

Speak easy casino, dancing with live music, Gibson’s signature dinner & cocktails, & more.

The Matt Forte What’s your Forte Foundation Back to School Book Bag Giveaway

Book bags will be given to children on a first come first serve basis until exhausted.

2nd Annual Imerman Angels Wings of Hope Gala 2015

Help provide 1-on-1support among cancer fighters, survivors & caregivers.

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Free Events

DO312 App Launch Party

Welcome the DO312 DOStuff app with a face melting, dancefloor explosion, funk flexing.

Activate September 2015

Interactive performances, immersive art, & live styling from Chicago fashion designers & artists.

Time Out Chicago Fall Preview Issue Party

Come have a drink, some bites and play plenty of fun games.

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Food and Alcohol Events

Sam Adam’s For the Love of Beer Festival

In addition to great beers, attendees will experience live music, food & beer pairings.

The 4th Annual Midwest BBQ for the Brave

Support building a home for a veteran from Zion, IL who is a triple amputee.

Supper in a Barn on the Rad Root Farm

Savor a delicious dinner made with fresh farm produce right in the barn!

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Fashion and Beauty Events

Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue Tom Ford Handbag Reception

Be the first to preview and shop the new Tom Ford handbag collection.

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.

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Chicago Halloween 2015 13th Floor Haunted House

In most buildings, the 13th Floor doesn't exist. But hidden in this building, it’s very real.

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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.

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