Rosemont Restaurant Week: RAM

Brownie Skillet Sundae available on RAM's Rosemont Restaurant Week menu. (Photo courtesy of RAM Restaurant & Brewery.)

Start the weekend with an adults-only party at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago before catching two movies at Wilmette Theatre. Then, enjoy ballet in Chicago or delicious dining in Rosemont.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago Adults Only Night

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago Adults Only Night

Master Model Builder Greg Nuse (Photo courtesy of LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago.)

March 2

Act like a kid again at this adults-only spring break beach party. Don an Hawaiian shirt for the chance to win a prize, enter the sand castle building competition, sip on tropical drinks from the Tiki Bar, and more.

“Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman” Screening

March 3

Wilmette Theatre has partnered with Go Green Wilmette and the One Earth Film Festival (March 2-11) to screen “Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman,” “a film that examines the values that rural and urban people share and the challenges they can solve together.” After the screening, viewers will meet Jim Slama, founder of FamilyFarmed, and Dr. Bala Chaudhary, assistant professor, Department of Environmental Science and Studies, DePaul University.

IBA and NVRQT Charity Event

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: Illinois Baseball Academy and Jon Lester's NVRQT

Jon Lester and family (Photo courtesy of Illinois Baseball Academy.)

March 3

Wilmette Theatre will also host a screening of “The Sandlot” in partnership with the Illinois Baseball Academy to support Jon Lester’s NVRQT campaign benefitting the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. There will be a raffle with prizes like a Cubs “Dream Day” package, memorabilia signed by Lester, Pearl Jam at Wrigley Field tickets, and more.

La Belle (The Sleeping Beauty)

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo's “La Belle (The Sleeping Beauty)”

Photo courtesy of Auditorium Theatre.

March 3-4

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, established in honor of Grace Kelly by her daughter, the Princess of Hanover, returns to Chicago for the first time since 1987 with “a dazzling, enthralling twist” on this classic fairytale.

Rosemont Restaurant Week

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: Rosemont Restaurant Week

Fried Goat Cheese available on Park Tavern’s Restaurant Week menu. (Photo by Village of Rosemont.)

March 4-11

If you haven’t explored Rosemont recently, now’s the perfect time thanks to dining deals and special menus at a variety of restaurants. Participants include Bub City, Fogo de Chao, Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, Morton’s The Steakhouse, and Park Tavern.



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Anna Carlson writes the weekly 5 Things to Do column and monthly Recommended Events. A graduate of Glenbrook South High School and the University of Missouri, her work has been published in Chicago Parent, Inside Columbia Magazine and Central California Parent Magazine. She is a proud supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital