March is busy with activities in Chicago

March 5, 2011 7:32:03 AM PST
There are plenty of things to do around Chicago in March.

Director of Public Affairs with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Karen Vaughan visited the ABC7 studio to highlight a few things you can do.

Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Where: Navy Pier

When: March 5 ? 13

Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m

St. Patrick's Day Parade downtown

Saturday, March 12

10 a.m.: Dyeing the Chicago River
Noon: 2011 Parade

Chicago Fashion Incubator Pop-Up Shop
Work by Chicago Fashion Designers on display

Where: 900 North Michigan Ave. Shops, 5th Floor

When: March 17 - April 23

Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday: 12 - 6 p.m.

Chicago Neighborhood Tours program

2011 Season
March 19: "Taste of the Neighborhoods"
March 26: "Jefferson Park, Portage Park and Six Corners"
April 9: "Back of the Yards and Bridgeport"