When: March 18-26
Where: Navy Pier
Saturday kick-starts this year's Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Walk through life-sized gardens, participate in DIY workshops, learn from educational seminars, enjoy garden-to-table cooking presentations and so much more. Tickets can be purchased here.
When: March 17
Where: Chicago Cultural Center
If you're looking for a way to kick-off St. Patrick's Day celebrations this weekend, Forever Green 42 has been a Chicago tradition for generations. Hosted by the Young Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago (YIFC), Forever Green is one of Chicago’s largest and longest running St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. From Irish music to dancing, Forever Green 42 is sure to make this year's St. Patrick's Day the craziest yet! Tickets can be bought here.
When: Every Saturday
Where: Uptown Underground
What better way to enjoy a Saturday night than enjoying mystery, wizardry and illusion? Chicago Magic Lounge brings back a unique mysticism that Chicago once embodied in the 1920's. Become immersed in a night of close-up magic with table-hopping magicians, parlor-style stage acts and skilled illusionists who are dedicated to the craft.
When: Now-January 7
Step back in time and surround yourself in a period of artistic proliferation. L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters features approximately 50 posters by the five grand masters of the medium: Jules Chéret, Eugène Grasset, Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Alphonse Mucha. Live during the lively and colorful Belle Époque period and enjoy a never-before-seen and forever immortalized art form.
When: March 3-23
Where: Chicago Artists Coalition
The Chicago Artists Coalition is pleased to present The Politics of Desire, a solo exhibition featuring BOLT Resident Yvette Mayorga. This exhibit presents a window into the hidden side of the American Dream. Through her work, Mayorga explores the traumatic realities of the immigrant experience through rituals of celebration. This exhibit is truly a sensory experience that offers an accessible platform to discuss issues of race, identity, gender, and Latin stereotypes.