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What’s On This Weekend In Chicago | 11 - 13 March 2016
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What’s On This Weekend In Chicago | 11 - 13 March 2016

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Updated: 14 March 2016
There is no doubt that this particular weekend in Chicago is dominated by St. Patrick’s Day. Between seeing the river dyed green, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and other related extracurriculars, you might feel like your weekend is booked, but there is so much more to this weekend than green.

FRIDAY

FOOD | Wine Riot

This March check out Wine Riot, the ultimate wine tasting experience that opens tonight. Go here for more details.

Wine Riot 2014 | © SecondGlass/Flickr
Wine Riot 2014 | © SecondGlass/Flickr

SATURDAY

FESTIVAL | Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago in this event that goes all out (and all green). Find out more here.

St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago | © Max Talbot-Minkin/Flickr
St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago | © Max Talbot-Minkin/Flickr

LITERATURE | Traveling Bookstore at the Chicago Cultural Center

Stop by the Chicago Cultural Center this March and visit the Librería Donceles, a traveling bookstore with plenty of Spanish language books. This Saturday is Family Literacy Day with special family-friendly activities. Find out details here.

Chicago Cultural Center | © David Wilson/Flickr
Chicago Cultural Center | © David Wilson/Flickr

MUSIC | Experience Hendrix

Experience the music of Jimi Hendrix at this one-night only event held at the Chicago Theatre. Click here for more information.

Outside of The Chicago Theatre | © Keith Yahl/Flickr
Outside of The Chicago Theatre | © Keith Yahl/Flickr

SUNDAY

MUSEUM | Brick by Brick exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry

View the new Brick by Brick exhibit opening this month at the Museum of Science and Industry. Go here for more information.

Structure models at the Museum | © Brent Payne/Flickr
Structure models at the Museum | © Brent Payne/Flickr

LITERATURE | Chicago’s Independent Bookstores

Spend part of your weekend finding your new favorite book at one of Chicago’s one-of-a-kind independent bookstores, perfect for any bibliophile. Find our picks here.

Open Books | © Rachel Medlock
Open Books | © Rachel Medlock

MUSIC | Monterey Jazz Festival at City Winery Chicago

The Monterey Jazz Festival is on tour and in Chicago for one night only. Don’t miss out! Go here for more information.

Monterey Jazz Festival | © Kazuho Okui/Flickr
Monterey Jazz Festival | © Kazuho Okui/Flickr