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Cirque Dreams Holidaze - Chicago Theatre

Cirque Dreams Holidaze, is a unique cast of cirque artists and theatrical talent! Over 300 costumes with 20 astonishing acts featuring original music and seasonal favorites will be at the Chicago Theatre through Sunday.

Jingle Fest - Chicago French Market
Get some tasty holiday treats at Chicago French Market on North Clinton during their Jingle Fest, Saturday from 12:30 to 2:30. Holiday dishes and gifts will be available from over 30 vendors, along with complimentary pictures with Santa!

Soulful Chicago Holiday Book Fair - AMC Center
The Soulful Chicago Holiday Book Fair is back, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the AMC Center at 44th and State. Meet the authors of black fiction, non-fiction and children's books, along with live music, book readings and poetry, and great food!

CTA Holiday Train: Purple and Red lines
The CTA Holiday Train will be on the Purple Line today from 3:45 to 6:30 and on the Red and Purple Line Saturday!

CTA Holiday Bus - #28 Stony Island, #62 Archer
The CTA Holiday Bus will be on the #28 Stony Island route this afternoon between 1:00 and 6:00 p.m. and on the #62 Archer route Saturday and Sunday afternoon, with photo opportunities with Santa at the Midway Orange Line stop from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas - Rosemont Theatre
For holiday music, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour stops at the Rosemont Theatre Saturday night, performance time 8:00 p.m.

Pippin - Mercury Theater
And on the theatre beat, it's your last chance to see Pippin at the Venus Cabaret Stage at the Mercury Theater. This production of the award-winning Stephen Schwartz musical is recommended for audiences ages 15 and up. It closes on Sunday.

Randolph Street Holiday Market - 1341 W. Randolph
The holiday shopping crunch is on - but you can find something for everyone at the Randolph Street Holiday Market! From vintage to modern, housewares to fashion, more than 125 vendors will be on hand today and tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Plumbers Hall Building.

Double Feature Sing-A-Long - Music Box Theatre
The annual Christmas Double Feature/Sing-a-long is in full swing at the Music Box Theatre! The holiday tradition continues, now in its 35th year, with back to back showing of White Christmas and It's a Wonderful Life through Sunday and again Friday the 21st through Monday December 24.
Christmas Around The World - Museum of Science and Industry
This is a great time to visit Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light at the Museum of Science and Industry, because...

Moon Room - Museum of Science and Industry
You can also step back in time with their new pop-up exhibit Moon Room - a living room from 1968, like ones where millions watched the Apollo 8 launch on their TV screens! It's all part of the exhibit, To the Moon and Back Again, the month-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8.

The Woman in Black - Royal George Theatre
On the theatre beat, the US premiere of the London production of The Woman in Black is getting rave reviews at the Royal George Theatre. This gothic ghost story has been thrilling and chilling London's West End audiences for 30 years! You can see it here through February 17.

The Play That Goes Wrong - Oriental Theatre
And, you still have time to see the hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong at the Oriental Theatre. This Agatha Christie-style mystery, filled with slapstick and mayhem runs through Sunday. Have a great weekend everybody!
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