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Cochon555 2016 Chicago

5 chefs cook 5 heritage breed pigs in a friendly competition for a cause.

One of A Kind Spring Show Chicago

The One of a Kind Show is excited to launch the One of a Kind Spring Show.

Baconfest Chicago 2016

Bacon themed food extravaganza benefiting Chicago food charities.
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Philanthropy Events

Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon

Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon helps meet critical needs in every corner of the city.

National Hellenic Museum Gala 2016

Academy for Global Citizenship Chefs’ Playground 2016

Mingle among top chefs, local/national celebrities, & more

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Free Events

Bangtel Open House – Don’t Fret Art Show

Bangtel's been busy rehabbing this New Era Chicago property for your viewing pleasure.

Windy City Pet Expo

The ultimate pet event with tons of Pet-Friendly Exhibitors & Rescue Groups,

Meet Chicago Bears Legends at Harry Caray’s

Meet Chicago Bears Legends, Steve McMichael and Keith Van Horne.

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Food and Alcohol Events

Chicago Reader Key Ingredient Cook Off

Taste dishes created by 16 of Chicago's most outstanding chefs.

Long Grove Chocolate Fest 2016

A weekend dedicated to 2 of life's sweetest pleasures - chocolate & music.

Wingout Chicago 2016

An outdoor chicken wing block party offering all you can eat wings.

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Fashion and Beauty Events

Heritage and Fashion: At a Global Crossroad?

A dynamic conversation on how heritage plays a role in fashion today.

Cheap Thrills Designer Warehouse Sale

Cheap Thrills Designer Warehouse Sale celebrates 10 years of amazing shopping.

Meet the Original IT Girl Jamie Kern Lima

Meet Jamie Kern Lima & get a 1-on-1personal makeup consultation

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Miscellaneous

City Style House Tour

The City Style House Tour is Chicago’s most exclusive walking tour.

BookCon 2016

The largest storytelling and pop culture convention in the country.

Captain America Civil War Early Premiere Party

Be the first to see Captain America Civil War at a special early premier party.

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