That is all.
(No, there’s more. Like comic stuff!)
INTERNATIONAL ART, ANTIQUE AND JEWELRY SHOW
April 24, 2014 – April 28, 2014
The Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, presented by the esteemed Palm Beach Show Group, will make its debutat Navy Pier’s Festival Hall. The Chicago Show is the latest addition to the Palm Beach Show Group’s portfolio of fine art, antique and jewelry shows, and will feature more than 100 of the finest and most prominent exhibitors showcasing their impressive collections of fine art, antique and estate jewelry, Asian antiquities, sculpture, textiles, American and European Silver, furniture, contemporary art and more.
Thursday: 6 – 10 p.m. (Opening Night Preview Party – by invitation only)
Friday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
600 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.chicagospringshow.com/
April 25, 2014 – April 26, 2014
Calling all bacon lovers! Baconfest is your paradise! Our city’s best chefs concoct and serve bacon dishes for you to enjoy along with cocktails, beer and wine from liquor sponsors to compliment a bacon meal. Bacontrepreneurs and bacon-friendly brands will also be on site showing off their wares and connecting with the community. There’s even a judging portion to crown chefs and guests in the bacon arts!
Fun fact: a portion of the proceeds benefits the Greater Chicago Food Depository!
Baconfest will be divided into three exhibition sessions:
Friday Dinner Shift
Saturday Lunch Shift
Saturday Dinner Shift
Each shift features a completely different collection of chefs. To choose your shift, check out the list of the restaurants at each session and pick the one that sounds the most awesome to you!
Each shift will feature a “Cooking Channel VIP Hour” prior to the 2.5 hour “General Admission” period
725 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Chicago, IL 60608
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://baconfestchicago.com/
C2E2: CHICAGO COMIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPO
April 25, 2014 – April 27, 2014
The annual Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo takes over McCormick Place for a weekend filled with what’s next in popular culture. The best in the business come to our city, covering comics, movies, television, toys, games, anime, manga, and video games. Guests are separated into various categories, including Comic, Entertainment and Literary.
2014 C2E2 will feature:
Panels & Screenings
Heros & Villians (two-part fan meet-up series)
Crown Championships of Cosplay
Sci-Fi Speed Dating
3-Day Pass: $60
Kids (6-12): $5
Children 5 and under will be admitted for free all weekend and no ticket is required.
McCormick Place Complex
2301 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.c2e2.com/
EXCLUSIVE TOUR OF THE CHICAGO TEMPLE BUILDING
April 25, 2014
Chicago Detours’ Exclusive Tour of the Chicago Temple Building includes a visit to the Chapel in the Sky and the pastor’s private balcony overlooking downtown Chicago (with prosecco toast!). Don’t miss your chance – it may be the last time they offer this special tour due to some major changes happening within the church!
Tickets include tour guide commentary, presentation of shared images on iPads, visit to the Chapel in the Sky, exclusive viewing on private balcony overlooking downtown, and Prosecco and small bites.
Chicago Temple Building
77 W. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60603
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.chicagodetours.com/architecture-tours/special-event-tour-chicago-temple/
CHICAGO CUBS V ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
April 21, 2014 – April 24, 2014
See the Chicago Cubs play against the Arizona Diamondbacks April 21-24 at The Friendly Confines!
Fun fact: the game on April 23 will celebrate Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday! Click here to learn how you can celebrate that game and all season long.
Monday & Tuesday: 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday: 1:20 p.m.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX V TAMPA BAY RAYS
April 25, 2014 – April 28, 2014
See the White Sox play the Rays at The Cell!
Friday: 7:10 p.m.
Saturday: 7:10 p.m.
Sunday: 1:10 p.m.
Monday: 6:10 p.m.
NORTHWESTERN WOMEN’S LACROSSE VS. USC
April 26, 2014
The seven-time NCAA champion Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse program makes history once again when the Wildcats host the first-ever lacrosse game at Wrigley Field on Saturday, April 26. Experience the Friendly Confines in a fun and relaxed atmosphere to cheer on the ‘Cats as they face USC in the final game of the 2014 regular season.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.nusports.com/sports/w-lacros/spec-rel/110413aaa.html
Thanks to Choose Chicago for the events! These are just some of my personal picks.