Enjoy a fun October in Chicago

October 2, 2011 7:49:59 AM PDT
The weather's turning cooler, but Chicago offers plenty of fun things to do indoors this month, as well as some spooky things to do outdoors as Halloween approaches.

Karen Vaughan, Director of Public Affairs with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events joined us in our ABC7 studio to tell us about a few of the many things to do around town in October.

Chicago Artists Month
When:
October 1-31
Where:
Museums, cultural centers, galleries and arts organizations throughout the city
Admission:
Free

Openhousechicago
When:
October 15-16
Where:
Over 125 of the city's most interesting buildings in more than a dozen neighborhoods -- from historic mansions, private clubs, factories, churches and more.
Admission:
Free

FrankenPlaza
When:
October 28-30
Where:
Daley Plaza

Jellies
When:
Through May 28m 2012
Where:
Shedd Aquarium
Admission:
$6-$34.95

Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention
When:
Through January 15, 2010
Where:
Art Institute of Chicago
Admission:
$12-$18

Chocolate: Around the World
When:
Through January 8, 2012
Where:
Field Museum
Admission:
$10-$15