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This Week in CHI: Dec 11-17

The temperature has dropped and the days keep getting darker but being the Bitches we are, we can always find some light and cheer around the city! Here is what’s going on this week in Chicago.


“Bears, Beets, Battlestar Galactica…….Beer!” This is what is promised for a night of The Office trivia at Tapster in Wicker Park. Grab a group of fellow Office lovers who know more about the Dunder Mifflin office than they do their own office. Trivia starts at 7 p.m. and tables are first come first serve so be sure to show up early to get a spot. For more information, click here. Tapster, 2027 North Ave., Chicago, IL. 


Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Mike Rosati of Shake Shack will be taking over this week’s edition of Quatro Mini: Pizza Pairings at Eataly Chicago. Besides consuming delicious pizza, the best part is that 25% of all proceeds will be donated to benefit the American Red Cross and the efforts to aid those affected by the hurricanes earlier this year. For more information, click here. Eataly Chicago, 42 E Ohio Street, Chicago, IL.


Improv starts from The Second City are making a guest appearance at the American Writers Museum for a night of laughs revolving around the good, the bad, and the funny in American literature. Tickets are $15 and includes a complimentary drink ticket, museum admission, and many laughs! The show starts at 6:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, click here. The American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL. 



The weekend is almost here, and with the harsh winter weather starting to rev up, we are trying to keep our skin well hydrated so we can look and feel our best during the cold season. Take a break from holiday shopping on Magnificent Mile and head on over to the new Skin Laundry counter at the Ulta. Pop in for a quick 15-minute facial, and leave feeling fresh and rejuvenated!  Skin Laundry, 420 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL.

In life it is important to never stop learning and this Thursday you can improve your cocktail making game by taking the Holiday Cocktail 101 class at Travelle Kitchen + Bar. This cocktail series is led by Craft Spirits Expert, Marissa Huth. The class is $25 per person and includes light bites and the tasting seminar. Space is limited. To sign up and for more information, click here. Travelle Kitchen + Bar, 330 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL. 


Get into the holiday spirit with fellow Chicagoans at this caroling concert located at the Bean. Cast members from popular Broadway shows will lead the sing-a-long to holiday classics. Bundle up and bring some spiked hot cocoa to sooth your vocal chords. The Bean at Millennium Park. Read about it here. 201 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL. 


Spend your Saturday getting cultured with guided tours of four River North Art Galleries. The tour this Saturday will make stops at ZG Gallery, Vale Craft Gallery, Stephen Daiter Gallery, and Ken Saunders Gallery. The event is presented by Fabcakes and Chicago Gallery News. The tour begins at 11 a.m. and lasts until 2:30 p.m. For more information, click here. Fabcakes, 714 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL. 


CrossTown Fitness will open its third and largest location this Saturday in Roscoe Village. In addition to CTF’s 80 different signature HIIT classes, personal training and open gym, the Roscoe Village location will offer even more amenities and perks to workout fanatics including, Cryotherapy, a recovery room, a heart rate monitoring system and five strength stations. Work out, kick ass, and head to brunch! Cross Town Fitness, 1031 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL

Stop by Revolution Brewery Tap Room for the Revolution Craft Show: Holiday 2017 edition. Local artisans will be available for you to shop while you sip delicious Revolution Brewery beer. The show is free to enter and lasts from noon until 6 p.m. This is the perfect place to find a unique gift for those special people in your life this holiday season. For more information, click here. Revolution Brewery Tap Room, 3340 N. Kedzie, Chicago, IL.   


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