Spring is finally here, which means that the days are longer and warmer! We have plenty of activities for you to look forward to this week, including food and dance festivals, happy hour performances, and age-appropriate Easter fun.
Head to Frontier in Noble Square for a special night of wine and farm-to-table foods pairings. Australian vintner Matt Fowles will pair his line of “Are You Game?” wines with a menu created by Frontier’s head chef. The menu includes ahi tuna sliders, roasted pork belly, and camel flautas. The wines were especially designed to be enjoyed with game. Click here to reserve your spot.
In honor of the upcoming opening of Firefin Poké in the Loop, the shop’s Chef Rodelio Aglibot will be hosting a cooking demo at the West Loop Mariano’s. Attendees will learn about the roots of this Hawaiian dish, see how it is prepared, and get a taste of dishes from the soon-to-be-opened Firefin Poké. Click here to get your ticket to the event.
Just a friendly reminder – Lollapalooza tickets go on sale today. Lollapalooza is celebrating its 25th year with an extended four-day festival this year, July 28 – 31. Tickets will sell out fast, so set a reminder on your phone and get your tickets here at 10 a.m.
Head to the Harris Theater in Millennium Park after work for MIX at SIX, a happy hour performance series. Tonight’s performers are C!RCA, a circus troupe unlike any you have ever seen before. C!RCA combines circus with dance and theater for a unique show. After the performance, grab dinner from Chicago’s favorite food trucks outside of the theater’s lobby on Lower Randolph Street. Click here for all of the details.
Calling all design-minded, philanthropic Bitches! Join Chicago Magazine for their seventh annual Chairs for Charity event at Casa Spazio in River North. Bitches can bid on 15 vintage chairs that have been given a makeover by Chicago’s savviest designers. The event benefits Designs for Dignity, an organization providing pro-bono interior design services for needy non-profit organizations. Click here to purchase your ticket to the event.
Bitches, it’s time to put on your dancing shoes and show off those dance moves you picked up in Zumba class at the Chicago Salsa and Bachata Festival. The weekend-long festival includes performances from the best salsa and bachata dancers from around the world, as well as dance workshops and nightly dance parties. Click here to buy your tickets.
Get a cooking lesson from Rick Bayless, learn how to brew your own kombucha, and find out how you can keep chickens in your backyard at the Good Food Festival, held at the UIC Forum. This three-day festival and conference about food sustainability and education culminates in today’s festival, which features celebrity chefs and 160 exhibitors. Click here to get your tickets.
While taking photos with the Easter bunny may be considered socially unacceptable past the age of eight, Longman & Eagle has given us adult Bitches an egg hunt to attend. After your Easter brunch, head to Longman & Eagle for their Adult Easter Egg Hunt. The event features a competitive egg hunt followed by a block party and prize ceremony. Proceeds from the event will benefit One Tail at a Time dog rescue. Click here to learn more about the event and to register.