Thanks for checking out my "What's on Dec" segment every Thursday at 9am. Follow me on facebook.com/BillyDec and twitter.com/BillyDec and please give me feedback if you go to these events and/or have any events you'd like me to share in the future!
Thanks for watching my "What's on Dec" segment every Thursday at 9am. Follow me on http://www.facebook.com/BillyDec & http://www.twitter.com/BillyDec and please give me feedback on if you go to these events and/or have any events you'd like me to share in the future!
Winter Wonderfest, Dec. 8 (until Jan 8th) at 10am, Navy Pier
Details: Enjoy 170,000 square feet of all things winter; rides, indoor skating, live entertainment and more!
Happy Holly-Daze: A Drinking Game
Performance, Dec. 9 at 8pm, The Cornservatory, $6-$12
Details: A sketch comedy show that is based around a low-rent holiday party. Audience members take a drink every time a cast member leads a toast. BYOB
TBOX: 12 Bars of Christmas Pub Crawl, Dec. 10 at 8am, Various Locations, $27-$30
Details: This 16th annual bar crawl takes you to 36 Wrigleyville bars! The theme is summer camp and includes a gym bag, drink deals, and live music by Rock Candy.
Andy Warhol's Empire, Dec. 9 at 6pm, Art Institute
Details: The Art Institute will project Andy Warhol's 1964 film Empire?a single, eight-hour-long nighttime take of the Empire State Building
Chicago Children's Choir, Dec. 11 at 3pm, Harris Theater, $15-$65
Details: Listen to talented young singers while gathering to celebrate the community and holiday season.
Irish Christmas in America , Dec. 14 at 9:30pm, $21-$25
Details: This award-winning Irish group Teada comes to America to feature top Irish musicians, singers, dancers in an amazing performance.
Holly Follies, Dec. 10 at 3pm, First Congregational Church of Evanston, $22.50
Details: Chicago Gay Men's Chorus performs this annual holiday event with over 150 voices!
Bucktown Holiday ArtShow, Dec.10-Dec.11 at 12pm, Holstein Park Fieldhouse
Details: DJ's spin holiday music while you browse original work by 100 artists. There is also a silent auction to participate in.
Holiday Huddle, Dec. 9 at 6pm, Halas Hall, $125
Details: Get a look into the Chicago Bears headquarters and get a behind-the-scene tour of their training facility and Walter Payton Center. You can mingle with players, sports personalities, staff, and others. There is so much packed into this event you don't want to miss out!
Caroling at Cloud Gate, Dec. 9 at 6pm, Millennium Park, FREE Details: Spread the Christmas joy with others by singing Christmas Carols in Millennium Park.
A Night at the Fine Arts Building, Dec. 9 at 5pm, Fine Arts Building, FREE Details: Enjoy a night of dance, theatre performances, live music, workshops, and free drinks for this third annual open house.
Cupcake Comedy Cabaret, Dec. 8 at 6pm, Gallery Cabaret, FREE
Details: Every Thursday enjoy a night hosted by comedian Casey Brown & pianist Tom King Clear. They host a show with multiple stand-up acts. magicians, flaming hula hoop dancers and jugglers. Includes FREE cupcakes.
Donny & Marie- Christmas in Chicago, Oriental Theatre, Times Vary, $34-$92
Details: Come join Donny and Marie for some holiday fun when they take the stage in Chicago for the first time ever!
The Edge of Fashion Trunk Show, Dec. 9 at 12pm, 44 E. Grand Avenue, FREE
Details: This holiday expo is full of handcrafted feather pieces and women's motorcycle gear! Refreshments and music are 4-8pm!
Holiday Market, Dec. 9-Dec. 10 at 11am, 623 S. Wabash Avenue, FREE
Details: Check out work of jewelry, clothing, and more by student artists and alumni.
Craft and Chocolate Holiday Sale, Dec. 10 at 12pm, Let Them Eat Chocolate, FREE
Details: This whole bazaar takes place in a chocolate shop! Take a look at handcrafted stationary, jewelry, accessories, pottery, photographs, and prints.
Winter Local, Dec. 10 at 12pm, Caolition Gallery, FREE
Details: This pop-up market has clothing, accessories, and so much more from local vendors. You can even get free food, drinks AND hair & makeup treatments.
One Stop Holiday Shoppe, Dec. 10 at 11am, Espresso Thy Art,
Details: Buy delicious baked goods, chocolates, candies, jams, cards, and more from local vendors.
Ryan Adams, Dec. 11 at 7:30pm, Cadillac Palace Theatre, $55-$265 Details: Ryan Adams takes the stage for one night at the Cadillac Palace Theatre.
Pinot Days Chicago Grand Festival, Dec. 11 at 1pm, Navy Pier, $50
Details: Try over 300 pinot noirs from 60 producers in wine regions. The 5th annual tasting features these wines from, Sonoma County, Germany, Burgundy, and Oregon.
St. Lucia Festival of Lights, Dec. 13 at 4:45pm, Swedish American Museum, FREE for parade
Details: A candlelit caroling procession takes place along Clark Street in Andersonville that honors the Christian martyr. There is a holiday party afterwards with refreshments and singing.
Stuff-A-Bus, Dec. 8-Dec.13 All Day, AT&T Mega-Store, FREE
Details: 103.5, AT&T Mega-Store, The Salvation Army, and Taco Bell team up for Stuff-A-Bus! Donate new or gently used toys, blankets, coats, clothing and canned goods.
Bump Club and Beyond Holiday Hoopla with a lil' hootenanny
Join THE family holiday event of the season! Open play, live entertainment from Bubbles Academy, cupcake decorating from Magnolia Bakery, family pictures from TK Photography, incredible gift bags and the chance to win nearly everything from Bump Club and Beyond's Holiday Gift Guide!
Saturday, December 17th, 2011
1504 N. Fremont St. Chicago 60614