May 2, 2024


7:30 pmAn Evening with Alan Ruck and Screening of Ferris Bueller's Day Off Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Film oriented event.

The Arts

1:30 pmGuys and Dolls Drury Lane Theater, Oakbrook Terrace. Musical theatrical performance.
2:00 pmJoe Turner's Come And Gone Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre. Musical theatrical performance.
5:00 pmDrunk Shakespeare Lion Theatre. Live theatrical performance.
7:00 pmMamma Mia! James M. Nederlander Theatre. A mother and daughter find themselves delving into past events on the eve of her daughter's wedding. This musical...
7:00 pmThe Simon & Garfunkel Story CIBC Theatre. Musical theatrical performance.
7:00 pmBeautiful: The Carole King Musical Paramount Theatre, Aurora. Musical theatrical performance.
7:00 pmHow I Learned What I Learned Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. Musical theatrical performance.
7:00 pmAndrea Jin Zanies. Comedic performance live.
7:00 pmMemphis May Fire Bottom Lounge Restaurant. Live rock / metal music.
7:30 pmThe Music Man Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. Live on stage.
7:30 pmLes Miserables Cadillac Palace Theatre. Live On Stage.
7:30 pm9 to 5 - The Musical Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, Arlington Heights. Musical theatrical performance.
7:30 pmThe Choir of Man Apollo Theater Chicago. Performance series.
7:30 pmDeath Becomes Her Cadillac Palace Theatre. Musical theatrical performance.
7:30 pmChicago Symphony Orchestra: Elim Chan - Sheherazade Symphony Center. Classical concert.
7:30 pmJoffrey Ballet: A Midsummer Night's Dream Lyric Opera House of Chicago. Ballet theatrical performance.
7:30 pmJudgment Day The Yard. Musical theatrical performance.
7:30 pmDuPage Community Jazz Ensemble McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn. Jazz / blues concert performance.
7:30 pmPat Tomasulo Zanies Comedy Club, Rosemont. Comedic performance live.
7:30 pmBrooklyn Laundry North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie. Musical theatrical performance.
7:30 pmMarc Martel - One Vision of Queen Genesee Theatre, Waukegan. Live concert performance.
7:30 pmJosh Wolf Comedy Vault, Batavia. Comedic performance live.
7:30 pmWait Wait...Don't Tell Me Studebaker Theater. Event with tickets available.
7:30 pmEric Gales City Winery. Jazz / blues concert performance.
7:30 pmJersey Boys Mercury Theater. Musical theatrical performance.
7:30 pmTalbott Brothers S.P.A.C.E., Evanston. Pop / rock performance.
7:30 pmThe Thanksgiving Play Steppenwolf Theatre. Musical theatrical performance.
8:00 pmBlue Man Group Briar Street Theatre. Performances feature three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory... 773-348-4000
8:00 pmSam Evian Lincoln Hall. Pop / rock performance.
8:00 pmDon't Quit Your Daydream Second City. Comedic performance live.
8:00 pmThe Strumbellas Thalia Hall. Performing country music live.
8:00 pmTyler Braden Joe's Live, Rosemont. Performing country music live.
8:00 pmRosie Tucker Beat Kitchen. Alternative music performance.
8:00 pmMichelle Billingsley Carol's Pub. Performing country music live.
8:00 pmBrent Cobb Joe's Sports Bar. Performing country music live.
8:00 pmJohn R. Miller Martyrs. Performing country music live.
8:00 pmImpulsive Hearts Reggies Chicago. Pop / rock performance.
8:00 pmOh, The Places You??ll Glow e.t.c. Theater. Comedic performance live.
8:00 pmMon Laferte Rosemont Theatre. Latin music in concert.
8:30 pmPhillip Michael Scales Fitzgerald's Nightclub, Berwyn. R&B / soul music performance.
8:30 pmRickshaw Billie's Burger Patrol Hideout. Pop / rock performance.
9:00 pmJozef Van Wissem Empty Bottle. Classical concert.
10:00 pmReggae Gold Subterranean. Reggae / reggaeton concert performance.

For Children

10:00 amStorytime Barnes & Noble Booksellers Clybourn. This event is the perfect chance for moms and/or dads to bond with their little one. Every... 773-871-3610
10:00 amStudio Drop In The DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville. Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects... 630-637-8000
10:30 amCrystal Lake Storytime Borders, Crystal Lake. This fun and entertaining weekly children's event will consist of stories, age appropriate crafts... 815-455-0302
10:30 amJack and the Beanstalk Beverly Art Center. Come along with Jack and his best friend Carmelita (a Spanish-Speaking Cow), as they try to save their village from a crazy...
11:00 amStorytime Thursday Borders. Every Thursday, Borders will host a children's storytime. Bring the kids and see how their minds and imaginations soar... 773-752-8663
1:00 pm-
6:00 pm
Open Play Days My Corner Playroom. Corner Playroom is a Parent/Caregiver supervised indoor play place for kids ages 6 months to 5 years... 773-388-2121
1:00 pmStudio Drop In The DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville. Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects... 630-637-8000
5:00 pmStudio Drop In The DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville. Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects... 630-637-8000


6:00 am-
7:30 am
Silent Sitting Inner Metamorphosis University - IMU. The thoughts and feelings that might arise during the silent sitting are simply to... 773-262-1468
Judy Istock Butterfly Haven Notebaert Nature Museum. The Judy Istock Butterfly Haven features a kaleidoscope of butterflies with 75 species from around... 773-755-5100
River Works Notebaert Nature Museum. Splash through this waterplay experience and learn about Chicago's waterways and how they support... 773-755-5100
Mysteries of the Marsh Notebaert Nature Museum. Explore the variety of local wetlands and the creatures that live there and find out why these increasingly... 773-755-5100
Wilderness Walk Notebaert Nature Museum. Three meticulously re-created environments in Wilderness Walk immerse visitors in a prairie, savanna... 773-755-5100
Hands-on Habitat Notebaert Nature Museum. Hands-on Habitat invites budding naturalists (ages 3 - 7) to explore the secret world of animal homes... 773-755-5100
The Extreme Green House Notebaert Nature Museum. The Extreme Green House explains how our homes are linked to nature and offers recycling tips... 773-755-5100
Istock Family Look-in Animal Lab Notebaert Nature Museum. A detailed look at our native wetlands and their residents. 773-755-5100