The Bitches hope you had a wonderful holiday filled with family and friends! As if we could forget, the holiday season has only just begun and there are plenty of events around the city to keep you in the holiday spirit. Here is what our social calendar looks like this week in Chicago!
It is #CyberMonday and if you haven’t already done some shopping, the Bitches have a great place for you to start. Check out our Holiday Gift Guide: For the Foodie for everything that is on our wishlist this season, plus take a look at our Chicago Holiday Gift Guide for some great chi-based companies that show local love.
The Holiday Market at Lincoln Park Zoo is back and so lit this holiday season. There will be over 2.5 million Christmas lights to brighten the dark sky as you shop for gifts for your loved ones, or you, we don’t judge. Admission is $10 and all proceeds benefit keeping the Lincoln Park Zoo free 365 days a year. Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL. Click here for more information.
The Gwen Hotel invites you to its newest Wednesday music series, the Whole Note. Jazz Night at The Gwen will take place from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. It will be a perfect place to unwind after work and listen to the resident jazz band, J. Marks Trio. For more information, click here. The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, 521 N. Rush St., Chicago, IL.
The newest pop-up bar in Chicago is so hot we hope it doesn’t melt! Frosty’s opens today and promises to be the hottest Christmas themed bar during the holiday season. At Frosty’s there are three floors, five lounges, four bars, two dance floors, and endless Christmas music. We aren’t sure there is anything better to get you in the Christmas spirit! Frosty’s Christmas Pop-up Bar, 809 W. Evergreen st., Chicago, IL. For more information, click here!
Raise a glass to the 84th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition! Tickets are $110. For tickets and more information, click here. There will be “bathtub gin,” card games, and of course a lot of dancing! Tickets include hors-d’oeurves and an open bar. Plus, it will be an absolute blast dressing to the nines in your 1920’s best! For tickets and more information, click here. The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL.
It is that time for the Chicago Children’s Charities annual Holly Ball! This black tie affair boasts a great time with good people, great food, a fun auction, and a killer band to cut a rug to on the dance floor! Get in the spirit of holiday giving! Tickets are $150. To purchase tickets and for more information, click here. Racquet Club of Chicago, 1365 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60610
For the first time, the Chicago Philharmonic will perform a holiday concert inside Garfield Park Conservatory, or Horticulture Hall. The concert will literally be a breathe of fresh air as you enjoy the tantalizing sounds of the orchestra and breathe in the fresh air from the green room. The concert begins at 4 p.m. Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago IL 60624. For more information and tickets, click here.