ABC 7's Roz Varon has plenty of fun suggestions for this weekend!
Christkindlmarket - DALEY PLAZA
Willkomen to Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza! It's the 24th year for this popular holiday destination that brings a German and European flair to Chicago. You'll find everything from ornaments and unique gifts to traditional German food and drinks. Christkindlmarket is open through December 24th.
It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! - STAGE 773
The American Blues Theater Production of It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! Is now in performance at Stage 773. The classic holiday story is performed as a live 1940's radio broadcast, complete with sound effects, an original score and carols. It runs through January 4th.
This Chicago holiday tradition dates back to 1942! Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light is now open at the Museum of Science and Industry!
Christmas Around the World - MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & INDUSTRY
The museum's 4-story Grand Tree is surrounded by more than 50 trees and displays decorated to represent holiday traditions around the world. On weekends, you can also see live holiday performances! Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light runs through January 5th.
Oliver! - MARRIOTT THEATRE, LINCOLNSHIRE
On the theatre beat, the classic musical Oliver! Is the latest production at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire. It runs through December 29th.
Romeo and Juliet - CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER
For a fresh twist on classic Shakespeare, check out Romeo and Juliet at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier. As resonant today as it was 400 years ago, it runs through December 22nd.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story - BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE
And opening Tuesday November 19 at the Broadway Playhouse, the highly acclaimed, The Simon & Garfunkel Story. Using a full live band, state of the art projection and lighting and of course all of their hits, it tells the story of one of the most successful folk-rock duos of all time. It runs through December 8th.
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