Festival season is here! This weekend, don’t miss Chocolate Fest and the Lincoln Park Wine Festival, as well as a new exhibit at Chicago Children’s Museum, a dog-friendly party that gives back, and more.
Calling all chocolate lovers — don’t miss your chance to try everything from chocolate cotton candy and chocolate covered cheesecake to chocolate bacon and chocolate barbecue sauce. Plus, enjoy family-friendly activities like junior knight training, pie-eating contests, and more.
Enjoy a (hopefully) beautiful spring day with a glass of wine in hand while listening to music and meeting artisans at this annual festival.
“Russia’s most innovative ballet company” returns to Chicago to present the North American premiere of “The Pygmalion Effect” by company founder and artistic director Boris Eifman.
Kids can learn what it takes to be a veterinarian as they meet animals, listen to an animal’s heartbeat, learn about animal anatomy, and more at Wagner Farm.
Party with your pup to support The Anti-Cruelty Society during this event featuring live music, a raffle, Lagunitas Beer Tent, and more.
Chicago Children’s Museum’s newest original exhibit gives kids the chance to connect with auditory experiences. “Sound Playground brings auditory perception front and center, allowing children the opportunity to see just how much it shapes our world — from telling stories to creating rhythm and everything in between,” says Jennifer Farrington, CCM president and CEO.
More Can’t-Miss Events:
- Join Chicago Architecture Center on May 19 for LEGO® Build Workshop: Aqua Tower. Learn about Aqua Tower’s sustainability and design before building your own tower.
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Anna Carlson writes the weekly Weekend 101 column and monthly Recommended Events. A graduate of 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.