February is flying by! There are lots of fun activities going on this week, and we found the best of the best. Check out your social calendar below.
It’s Galentine’s Day, ladies! We all hope you are taking time to celebrate the wonderful, supportive women in your life by grabbing a happy hour libation or even dinner. If you are looking for some fun D.I.Y crafts, shopping, and sips then head to the Boss Babe Pop-Up shop in the Block 37 mall and mingle with bloggers and local business run by amazing women. Click here for more details.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re going out with friends, have plans for a Tinder date, or are staying in with your S.O. we have our Valentine’s Day guide to give anyone ideas for the perfect Valentine’s Day date night. Read our guide, here.
If you’re as big of a coffee fan as we are, then you’ll love the barista basics courses brought to you by Ipsento Coffee Lab & Roastery. For $95 per ticket, learn how to make perfect lattes, cappuccinos, and other specialty coffee drinks, while taking a peek behind the scenes at the roastery. For more information and tickets, click here.
Vosges Haut Chocolate is hosting a chocolate and wine tasting, perfect for couples and friends alike.For $20 per ticket, experience three chocolates and wine pairing stations, and all attendees will receive 15% off any purchases in the store—what a deal! For more information and tickets, click here.
One of our favorite restaurants in the city is turning one year old! Celebrate Forbidden Root and its one year birthday this Friday with food and drinks specials like $10 burger and a beer, $10 schnitzel sandwich and beer, and $5 botanic beers. Our brunch review is coming soon, and spoiler alert: we loved it! Click here for more details on specials and Forbidden Root, here.
Head to Joe’s Bar on Weed Street for the whiskey and wine festival, featuring tastings from 40+ whiskeys and wines. Grab your tickets before they’re gone and make the most of your Saturday. For more information, click here.
Start Sunday Funday off with a sweat at Pure Barre for a 55 minute class in the West Loop location by owner, Susan Rothman. After brunch, head to any of our favorite West Loop brunch spots, like: Bar Siena, Nellcote, Forno Rosso, or Au Cheval. For more information and tickets to the Pure Barre class, click here.