Chicago May Events

April 30, 2016

chicago may events

May 1     Maxwell Street Market
800 S Desplaines St., 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Maxwell Street Market kickoff! This free market is a mix of live music, yard sale, fod, and… workouts? It’s a little mix of everything for everyone.
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May 4    Music Box Garden Grand Opening Party
Music Box Theatre, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
If you haven’t caught a movie at the Music Box Theatre, you need to go. We checked it out for Studio Ghibili’s “Only Yesterday” and were enthralled by the theatre’s charm. They’re celebrating the opening of their garden with free Dablon wine and Bell’s brewery tasting and releasing the spring calendar!
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May 8   Mother’s Day/Dose Market
Nico Osteria’s second floor, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free mini Dose Market to celebrate mom’s! Why guess what to get mom? Take mom to the market and pick her present. Free drink with RSVP.

May 10  Neil deGrasse Tyson
Chicago Theatre, 8:30 om
Neil deGrasse Tyson needs no introduction.
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May 12  Museum Game Night: Butt Hunt
The Art Institute of Chicago, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Yes, you read that right. SAIC’s Student Musuem Coalition and NAEA Student Chapter host Museum game nights for adults to get loud & weird at the museum. This May, go scavenger hunt for all the famous art butts. And, it’s FREE!
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May 15 Lake FX Marketplace
3rd Floor of Chi Culture Center, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Two free Dose Markets in one month? Heck yes. In collaboration with the City of Chicago’s 2016 Lake FX Summit + Expo, Dose brings together Chicago and Midwest food, fashion, film, music & art.

May 21  Food Truck Social
Lincoln Park Zoo, 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Food trucks galore and afterhours zoo. Lincoln Park Zoo hosts a lot a adult nights throughout the year, especially once the weather warms up.
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May 21-22   Lincoln Park Wine Festival
Jonquil Playlot, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Second annual wine fest brings tastings together in a 2 acre, open air pavilion. Learn about nw wines and food pairings.
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