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The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2016

Ring in the holiday season with 2 days of free, family-friendly activities.

Fairmont Chicago Cookies and Cheer Luxury Cookie Exchange

Take home 3 dozen gift wrapped gourmet cookies of your choice.

Chicago Halloween 2016: House of Torment Haunted House

2 newly themed haunted attractions occurring within 1 location.
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Philanthropy Events

Fig & Olive National Breast Cancer Foundation Dinner

FIG & OLIVE supports the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

One Tail At A Time Houndstooth Ball 2016

Support pet adoption at the 8th annual Houndstooth Ball

Hotel Lincoln & One Tail At A Time Dog Halloween Costume Contest

Dress up your dogs and enter them in a Halloween costume contest.

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Free Events

Open House Chicago 2016

Explore Chicago’s most iconic & unique architectural treasures.

Deskpass Coworking Meetup Day Event

Get your work done at SPACE by doejo coworking space.

Celebrate the Senses at the Final Activate Chicago of 2016

Experience a sensory-explosion of light, color and music.

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Food and Alcohol Events

Geja’s Café Professional/Amateur Wine Tasting Contest

Olympics of wine tasting, intense battle of the palates, & oldest event of its kind.

LuxeHome CHILL 2016: International Wine & Culinary Event

LuxeHome CHILL 2016: International Wine & Culinary Event.

James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner

Enjoy an 8-course dinner featuring some of the best chefs in the country.

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Fashion and Beauty Events

The Arts of Humanity FAHF Awards 2016

Celebrate creative Do-Gooders & their unique abilities to use their crafts for good.

Lizzie and Kathryn Fortunato Fortune Finds at Space519

Flock to SPACE 519 for Lizzie Fortunato's Fortune Finds shop-in-shop.

The Fashion Market Fashion Forward! 2016

Fall in love with fashion and fall during Fashion Week.

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Election Watch 2016: Together for History

Gather with 600 women & Chicagoans to watch the election results.

Chicago Humanities Festival 2016

Connecting people to the ideas that shape and define us.

Chicago Ideas Week 2016

A 7-day festival featuring over 200 global thought leaders.

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