MIX Winter Guide

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Dec 12

The Magic Flute

Where: Lyric Opera of Chicago
Ends: January 27, 2017

Jan 13

Fillet of Solo

Where: Lifeline Theatre and Heartland Studio Theatre
Ends: January 29, 2017

Jan 19

Chicago Outdoor Sports Show

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont
Ends: January 22, 2017

Jan 19

Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival

Where: various Chicago locations
Ends: January 29, 2017

Jan 20

B-Fest

Where: Northwestern University's Norris University Center McCormick Auditorium, Evanston
Ends: January 21, 2017

Jan 21

Polar Adventure Days

Where: Northerly Island
Ends: January 21, 2017

Jan 21

Chicago Travel & Adventure Show

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont
Ends: January 22, 2017

Jan 27

Bite Nite

Where: Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60301
Ends: January 27, 2017

Jan 27

Winter Brew

Where: Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce, 2611 W. Lawrence Avenue, Ground Floor, Chicago, IL 60625
Ends: January 28, 2017

Jan 27

Ideal Home Show

Where: Navy Pier, Chicago
Ends: January 29, 2017

Jan 27

Chicago Restaurant Week

Where: 350 restaurants
Ends: February 9, 2017

Jan 28

Polar Plunge

Where: Oak Street Beach
Ends: January 28, 2017

Jan 28

Chicago Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet

Where: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174
Ends: January 29, 2017

Jan 29

Chicago Winter Bike Swap

Where: Harper College, Palatine
Ends: January 29, 2017

Feb 2

Chicago Magic Lounge

Where: 1707 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60657
Ends: March 30, 2017

Feb 3

#DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment

Where: Up Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
Ends: February 24, 2017

Feb 4

Giordano Dance Chicago

Where: Belushi Performance Hall, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Ends: February 4, 2017

Feb 4

An Evening with Molly Ringwald

Where: Batavia Fine Arts Centre, 1399 W. Wilson St., Batavia, IL 60510
Ends: February 4, 2017

Feb 4

4th Annual Improv Classic: Semi-Finals & Finals

Where: Donny's Skybox Theatre, 230 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60610
Ends: February 18, 2017

Feb 4

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Where: Windy City Music Theatre, 4766 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60630
Ends: February 20, 2017

Feb 5

Lunar New Year Parade

Where: Wentworth Avenue & 24th Street, Chicago, IL 60616
Ends: February 5, 2017

Feb 7

Midwest Independent Film Festival

Where: Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60657
Ends: February 7, 2017

Feb 9

Chicago Theatre Week

Where: Various Theaters (see website for locations)
Ends: February 19, 2017

Feb 10

University of Chicago Folk Festival

Where: 1131 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Ends: February 11, 2017

Feb 10

Valentine’s Day Dirty Dancing Party

Where: Duet Dance Studio, 2412 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647
Ends: February 14, 2017

Feb 11

Valentine’s In The Empire Room

Where: Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60603
Ends: February 11, 2017

Feb 11

Cider Summit

Where: Grand Ballroom, Navy Pier
Ends: February 11, 2017

Feb 11

Cupid’s Undie Run

Where: John Barleycorn Wrigleyville, 3524 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60657
Ends: February 11, 2017

Feb 11

Chicago Auto Show

Where: McCormick Place, Chicago
Ends: February 20, 2017

Feb 11

The Orchid Show

Where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022
Ends: March 26, 2017

Feb 12

Valentine’s Brunch

Where: Brookfield Zoo
Ends: February 12, 2017

Feb 12

Neighborhoods of the World

Where: Navy Pier, Chicago
Ends: February 12, 2017

Feb 13

Norma

Where: Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
Ends: February 13, 2017

Feb 16

Capricorn

Where: The Westin Chicago North Shore, 601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, IL 60090
Ends: February 19, 2017

Feb 17

Monster Jam

Where: Allstate Arena, Rosemont
Ends: February 20, 2017

Feb 18

Chicago Whiskey & Wine Festival

Where: Joe's Bar, 940 W. Weed Street, Chicago, IL 60622
Ends: February 18, 2017

Feb 23

50th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival

Where: 190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Ends: February 26, 2017

Feb 23

OnEdge

Where: Chicago Cultural Center and Other Locations, Various Hours
Ends: March 25, 2017

Feb 24

Our World Underwater Diving Expo

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL
Ends: February 26, 2017

Feb 24

Chicago Golf Show

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Ends: February 26, 2017

Feb 25

Frost Fest Craft Beer Festival

Where: 800 W. Waveland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613
Ends: February 25, 2017

Feb 25

Naperville Ale Fest – Winter Edition

Where: Frontier Park, 3380 Cedar Glade Road, Naperville, IL 60564
Ends: February 25, 2017

Feb 26

5th Annual Chicago Volunteer Expo

Where: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago, IL 60614
Ends: February 26, 2017

Mar 2

Chicago Irish Film Festival

Where: Various Venues (see website for locations)
Ends: March 5, 2017

Mar 3

World of Wheels

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Ends: March 5, 2017

Mar 3

One Earth Film Fest

Where: Various (see website for locations)
Ends: March 12, 2017

Mar 4

CHIditarod

Where: Wolcott Avenue & Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL 60622
Ends: March 4, 2017

Mar 4

Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Where: Spring Road & W. Wilson Street, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Ends: March 4, 2017

Mar 4

8th Annual Oak Forest Fleadh

Where: Cicero Avenue between 151st Street and 159th Street, Oak Forest
Ends: March 4, 2017

Mar 5

Wing Fest

Where: UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine Avenue, Chicago, IL 60607
Ends: March 5, 2017

Mar 6

Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival

Where: Various (see website for locations)
Ends: March 12, 2017

Mar 11

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Where: Columbus from Balbo to Monroe, Chicago, IL 60605
Ends: March 11, 2017

Mar 11

St. Patrick’s Festival

Where: 4626 N. Knox Avenue, Chicago, IL 60630
Ends: March 11, 2017

Mar 11

Chicago River Dyeing

Where: East side of the Michigan Avenue Bridge, West side of the Columbus Drive Bridge, Along the banks of the Chicago Riverwalk between Michigan Avenue and Columbus Drive
Ends: March 11, 2017

Mar 12

South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Where: 103rd from Western Avenue to 115th Street, Chicago
Ends: March 12, 2017

Mar 16

Evening with Orchids

Where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022
Ends: March 16, 2017

Mar 17

Sports Spectacular

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Ends: March 19, 2017

Mar 17

Chicagoland Family Pet Expo

Where: Arlington International Racecourse, 2200 W. Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Ends: March 19, 2017

Mar 18

Good Food Festival

Where: UIC Forum, Chicago
Ends: March 18, 2017

Mar 18

Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Where: Navy Pier, Chicago
Ends: March 26, 2017

Mar 25

Walker Stalker Con

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Ends: March 26, 2017

Mar 27

Chicago Improv Festival

Where: Various (see website for locations)
Ends: April 2, 2017

Mar 31

Baconfest

Where: UIC Forum, Chicago
Ends: April 1, 2017

Mar 31

Kids Expo

Where: Schaumburg Convention Center
Ends: April 2, 2017

Apr 1

Tinley Park Brew & Vine Festival

Where: Tinley Park Convention Center
Ends: April 1, 2017

Apr 7

Spring Festival, An Arts & Crafts Affair

Where: Odeum Expo Center, 1033 N. Villa Avenue, Villa Park, IL 60181
Ends: April 9, 2017

Apr 8

River North Beer Fest

Where: Old Crow Smokehouse, 149 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, IL 60654
Ends: April 8, 2017

Apr 8

MidWest Rum Fest

Where: Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Blvd., Chicago, IL 60647
Ends: April 8, 2017

Apr 8

Holi -The Festival Of Colors

Where: Grand Pavilion Riverwalk, Naperville
Ends: April 8, 2017

Apr 8

National Robotics Week

Where: Museum of Science & Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637
Ends: April 8, 2017

Apr 14

Breakfast with the Bunny

Where: Morton Arboretum, Lisle
Ends: April 15, 2017

Apr 15

Bunny Rock Chicago 5K, 1 Mile Youth Dash, and Kid’s Egg Hun

Where: Montrose Harbor, Chicago
Ends: April 15, 2017

Apr 21

WhiskyFest Chicago

Where: Hyatt Regency Chicago
Ends: April 21, 2017

Apr 21

Lake FX Summit + Expo

Where: Chicago Cultural Center
Ends: April 22, 2017

Apr 21

ChiTeen Lit Fest 2017

Where: Columbia College Chicago
Ends: April 22, 2017

Apr 21

Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2)

Where: McCormick Place, Chicago
Ends: April 23, 2017

Apr 22

Sound of Silent Film Festival

Where: Music Box Theater, 3733 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60613
Ends: April 22, 2017

Apr 22

Hunger to Hope Gala

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Ends: April 22, 2017

Apr 22

Chicago Artisan Chocolate Show

Where: Stephen Bailey Auditorium, 1340 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607
Ends: April 23, 2017

Apr 22

Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo

Where: Schaumburg Convention Center
Ends: April 23, 2017

Apr 23

Cochon

Where: Chicago
Ends: April 23, 2017

Apr 27

Chicago Cocktail Social

Where: Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie St., Chicago, IL 60642
Ends: April 27, 2017

Apr 28

Bach Week Festival

Where: Various (see website for locations)
Ends: May 7, 2017