Start the week off with a movie at Gene Siskel Theatre featuring the European Union Film Festival that started March 1st and goes until March 28th. You can view the film trailers at siskelfilmcenter.org and buy your tickets from ticketmaster or in person.
Hope you're making your reservations for chef week as it starts March 17th to 22nd. Pre-fixe menus are in order and lunch costs $22 a person, while dinner will cost $44 a person.
The Chicago Irish Film Festival will take place at AMC River East featuring documentaries, short stories, and animation. The festival goes until March 6th.
Celebrate Chicago's 176th Birthday with a celebration at Chicago History Museum located at 1601 North Clark Street. The party will feature musical performances by 'Musicality' an ensemble from Curie High School, native drum interpretation of "Happy Birthday", and more. The event goes until 1pm.
Enjoy the music of UK rock band Muse at the United Center at 7pm.
Taste some whiskey and make some cocktails at English Bar. Cost is $20 and event starts at 8pm.
If you are into Blues, come into City Winery located at 1200 West Randolph Street, where Johnny Winter will sing and play his guitar live with special guest Dave Herrero and The Hero Blues Band tonight and tomorrow March 6th. The concert is at 8pm.
Bloom with the Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory and return with a smile of spring. The show starts at 9am and goes until 5pm.
Dine with Chicago Gourmets at 161 North Jefferson starting at 8pm. Dinner will feature 4 courses with a cocktail reception. The 'Taste of Spain' Farm to Table Dinner will cost $99 plus tax.
Peace on Earth Film Festival will feature nonviolence areas, tolerance, and social injustice in the exploration of film at the Chicago Cultural Center. All screenings are free and open to the public.
March 8th: Happy International Women's Day!
See Stars on Ice at the Alstate Arena located at 8920 Mannheim Road in Rosemont, starting 7:30pm.
Listen to one of Billie Holiday's final performances at Stage 773 presented by Lady Day for its Black History Month performance at 8pm. Tickets are $39 each.
If you love maple syrup, head on down to Medora, IN as it features National Maple Syrup Festival at Burton's Maplewood Farm. The festival will start at 9am and go until 5pm today and tomorrow March 10th.
Chicago Flower and Garden Show featuring the latest and most creative garden displays will be showcased at Navy Pier until March 17th. The show will also feature children's play area, gourmet chefs, and informative workshops. Tickets are $15 per adult weekdays, $17 per adult weekends, and $5 a child.
The world premiere of Made in Spain will feature Luna Negra Dance Theatre at The Harris Theatre for Music and Dance at 8pm.
Pop sensation P!NK will debut her The Truth About Love Tour at the United Center at 8pm.
The Music Institute of Chicago will feature Four Score Festival highlighting contemporary music such as Frank Zappa, Frederic Rzewski, and Michael Daugherty. The program will start at 3pm at NIchols Concert Hall at 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston.
Celebrate Neighborhoods of the World at Crystal Gardens in Navy Pier from noon to 5pm. Each week celebrate a new culture, as today celebrate Lithuania.
The annual South Side Irish Parade will take place at Beverly neighborhood on Western Avenue from 103rd Street to 115th Street beginning at noon.
The House of Blues will feature the famous Gospel Brunch of soul-stirring, foot stomping one-of-a-kind event. From omelette stations to waffles and fried chicken, you sure are going to enjoy this family style buffet and music at 10am and 12:30pm.