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Highsight Eve of the Eve 2016

One great cause. One big party. NEW amazing venue.

New Lenox Christmas in the Commons

The Village of New Lenox will soon be home to largest lit Santa Claus statue in U.S.

Santa Suite Swissôtel Chicago

Visit Santa at the Swissôtel in the Santa Suite.
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Philanthropy Events

Spin to Break the Cycle 2017

Create stronger, safer, and healthier communities by spinning!

Back 2 School Illinois Kick Off Dinner 2017

Help raise money for students to ensure a quality education.

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation 2017 Be My Valentine Family Event

Enjoy a brunch buffet & Valentine’s events perfect for the entire family.

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Free Events

Got Weihnachtsmarkt? Dovetail Brewery Holiday Market

Shop craft artisans & food producers selling great gift items.

NewCity Gift Gala and Food Truck Extravaganza

Shop Newcity gift gala & check out their showcase of artisanal vendors

Echo’s Share the Warmth Event

Echo hosts ‘Share the Warmth’ event at Bloomingdale's.

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Food and Alcohol Events

2017 Good Food Festival & Conference

Where national leaders in local, sustainable food come together.

Baconfest Chicago 2017

Chicago’s best chefs concoct and serve brilliant bacon dishes.

Donut Fest Chicago 2017

Who has the best donut in Chicago! You decide! Cast your vote!

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Fashion and Beauty Events

Gordon Salon in Lakeview Holiday Hair Class

Get crafty & learn how to create a beaded "backwards headband."

Evi Simjan Fall Footwear Trunk Show

Get yourself fall ready with the best in fashion & footwear.

PlayCHIC Fashion Show 2016

Fashion designers create playful looks using toys & games for inspiration.

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Miscellaneous

Randolph Street Market Spring Fling 2017

Shop unique vintage, antique, and modern designs all under one roof.

Players Get Plowed Ski Trip & Lodge Party

Skiing/snowboarding, 1-night stay in a European-style chalet lodge, party.

Ideal Home Show Chicago 2017

Discover new products, remodeling tips, home improvement, etc.

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