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What’s On In Chicago | Weekend April 29 – May 1 2016

What’s On In Chicago | Weekend April 29 – May 1 2016

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Updated: 2 May 2016
With rain in the forecast you might be tempted to stay in this weekend, however after seeing all the cool events happening around the city in the next few days, you’ll have a hard time not going out. Just make sure to grab an umbrella before stepping out the door.


FOOD   |   Hands-On Baking Classes at Read It & Eat

Learn how to make French pastries including eclairs at the culinary bookstore, Read It & Eat. Find details here.





ART   |   Van Gogh and Film

See the ever changing depiction of the artist Vincent Van Gogh in cinema with a Van Gogh (1991) screening this Saturday at the Art Institute. Find out more here.

© Erato Films

© Erato Films

FESTIVAL   |   River North Wine Fest

Chicago’s River North neighborhood wants to remind you that life is too short for bad wine. Find out more here.


FOOD   |   Baconfest

There’s so much more to bacon than breakfast, celebrate the food at Baconfest. Find details here.



SHOPPING   |   Maxwell Street Market Summer Kickoff

Take advantage of the warmer weather while shopping and grooving at the Maxwell Street Market. More details here.


PARADE   |   Cinco de Mayo Parade

Start off May on a festive note in the Little Village with the Cinco de Mayo parade. Find details here.


FOOD   |   Tiki Luau at Three Dots and a Dash

Three Dots and a Dash is always a cool place for a drink, but their annual luau is even cooler. Find out more here.