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Stuff To Do Around Chicago: September 13th-15th, 2013

Isn’t it supposed to be cooling down around Chicago?

Not so much.

Check out some post Labor Day happenings around the city.

Fun Stuff To Do, People!

Fun Stuff To Do, People!

CRUSH IN OLD TOWN

North Ave. and Wells St.

Chicago, IL 60610

Gate Donation

$5

Saturday September 14, 2013 – September 15, 2013

This annual post-Labor Day event takes a twist in 2013. In addition to wine tastings, music and arts & crafts, local restaurants will be featuring special pasta dishes on their fest menus!

For more information: http://www.chicagoevents.com/event.cfm?eid=122]

RIOT FEST

Friday September 13, 2013 – September 15, 2013

This festival moved outdoors for the first time in 2012 and is returning to Humboldt Park for three days in 2013! More information to be announced closer to festival dates.

The Lineup

Fall Out Boy

Blink 182

The Replacements

Pixies

Violent Femmes

Motörhead

Rancid

AFI

Sublime with Rome

Blondie

Public Enemy

Humboldt Park

1440 N. Humboldt Dr.

Chicago, IL 60622

One Day passes start at $55

For more information: http://riotfest.org/

THE BERGHOFF OKTOBERFEST

September 11, 2013 – Friday September 13, 2013

Save yourself a trek to Germany and let Chicago bring you the best of Bavaria at the annual Berghoff Oktoberfest! Modeled after the world’s largest festival in Munich, the Windy City version provides all the essentials – live music, food and, of course, beer – packed into the Federal Plaza at the heart of our city’s Loop.

Federal Plaza

Adams St. and Dearborn St.

Chicago, IL 60603

FREE

For more information: http://www.theberghoff.com/

WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

Thursday September 12, 2013 – September 22, 2013

Hear traditional and contemporary music from diverse cultures by acclaimed musicians from around the world during the 15th Annual Chicago World Music Festival. Performances and events, many of which are family friendly, will be at a variety of locations throughout the city. Lineup to be announced.

FREE

For more information: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/world_music_festival.html

BMW CHAMPIONSHIP

September 9, 2013 – Sunday September 15, 2013

Local golf club Conway Farms plays host to the 2013 BMW Championship for the first time. This historic, top-class golf tournament is known for its excellent organization and pleasant, relaxed atmosphere. Don’t miss the opportunity to see top players near Chicago!

Admission

Holiday Pack – Limited Time: $65

Trophy Club – Weekly Badge: $195

Juniors 16 and under: Free

Conway Farms Golf Club

425 Conway Farms Dr.

Lake Forest, IL 60045

For more information: http://www.bmwchampionshipusa.com/en/index.html

PILSEN MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE

Saturday September 14th

12pm

18th St. and Newberry St.

Chicago, IL 60608

FREE

For more information: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/neighborhood_parades.html

GUATEMALAN INDEPENDENCE PARADE

Montrose Ave. and California Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

Admission

Free

September 15, 2013

Help celebrate when Guatemala won its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821 in this annual parade!

12pm FREE

Montrose Ave. and California Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

For more information: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/neighborhood_parades.html

LAKEVIEW EAST FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

September 14, 2013 – September 15, 2013

Our city’s Lakeview neighborhood is known for its rich culture, history and the arts. This festival, now in its eighth year, will showcase more than 175 juried artists. Expect to see paintings, sculpture, photography, furniture, jewelry and more. Besides all the art, you can enjoy live music and sip on libations in the beer and wine gardens.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Broadway Ave. and Belmont Ave.

Chicago, IL 60657

For more information: http://lakevieweastfestivalofthearts.com/

CHICAGO BEARS VS MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Sunday September 15th

12pm Soldier Field

Start at $104

CHICAGO WHITE SOX VS CLEVELAND INDIANS

U.S. Cellular Field

Chicago, IL 60616

Sunday September 15th

1:10pm

Start at $26

 

Thanks to Choose Chicago for the events! These are just some of my personal picks.

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