Exciting upcoming happenings and things to do in Chicago!!
The time is ticking and we are 15 days from Christmas!!! Can you believe we haven’t seen any snow yet?!? But, even though we haven’t had our wintery snow upon us…the holiday spirit is still all around us!! We would like to give a special thank you to all of the amazing Salvation Army bell ringers…bringing holiday spirit to all of us!!
Here are Fox Limousine's favorite picks of fun things to do in Chicago for the upcoming week, December 10th through December 16th, 2012. We hope you enjoy and find some time to add a little fun to your week!!
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Free Tours of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Saturday, December 15th, 2012
Grab the family and enjoy a free tour with holiday activities at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park. This event is put on by specially trained 5th through 10th grade students. They give the tours to everyone with a focus on the Wright family celebrations of the Christmas holidays. You will be able to enjoy hot chocolate and holiday music, while viewing the incredible Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio!!
For full details please visit: http://gowright.org/calendar/69/13543-Family-Fun-Days-featuring-Victorian-Christmas-Tours.html
How the Grinch Stole Christmas at The Cadillac Theater through December 16th, 2012
The classic story of Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is now a major Broadway musical and is here in Chicago to share the magic of the classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage!!
For full details please visit: http://www.chicago-theater.com/theaters/cadillac-palace-theater/how-the-grinch-stole-christmas.php
Radio City Christmas Spectacular - The Rockettes!!
The Rockettes celebrate 85 years this Christmas Holiday Season!! This is a Christmas tradition that you and your family don’t want to miss!! This is a show for all ages, with the amazing choreography capturing the hearts of young and old!! Book your tickets today to see the famous signature high kicks of the amazing ladies of The Rockettes!!
For full details please visit: http://www.chicago-theater.com/theaters/akoo-theatre/radio-city-christmas-spectacular.php?gclid=COyDxqu_kLQCFehDMgodDVcAIg
Free Trolley to Navy Pier through January 6th, 2012
The Navy Pier free trolley provides service between Navy Pier and State Street making various stops all along the magnificient mile. For the full list, click here: http://www.navypier.com/visit_us/pdf/Trolley_Route_Map12. This FREE TROLLEY will operate December 1 – January 6, 2013!!!
Get full details here: http://www.navypier.com/visit_us/trolley.html
Zoolights Spectacular at Lincoln Park Zoo – FREE Holiday Fun Lightshow runs through January 6th, 2012!!
Lincoln Park Zoo’s annual tradition of Zoolights began on November 23rd and will run every weekend (Friday-Sunday) through December 26th. This is an amazing free light show at Lincoln Park Zoo, a holiday tradition for many!! If you can’t make it before December 26th, 2012, the lights will remain on nightly through January 6th, 2013.
Get full details here: http://www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar/zoolights
FREE Christmas Caroling at “The Chicago Bean” aka Cloud Gate now through December 21st, 2012!! (recently extended!!)
Free Caroling at Cloud Gate: Friday, December 14th, 2012 6pm to 6:50pm (Note: Performance may be shorter due to extreme cold conditions)
Celebrating its 7th season, Caroling at Cloud Gate aka The Bean, returns on Friday evenings from November 23 through December 21, 2011 at 6 pm during the holiday season. This amazing free program, presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, in partnership with the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture, showcases Chicago choral groups
Two of the four choral groups scheduled to lead the caroling this year are the Apollo Chorus of Chicago and the Wicker Park Choral Singers. The other two groups will be announced later in the month. Following the 50-minute caroling session, everyone is encouraged to skate at Millennium Park’s McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, one of the most popular winter destinations in the city.
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Chicago is open through mid-March 2012!!
Celebrating its 10th Season and is FREE & Open to the Public – McCormick Tribune Ice Rink is open and will remain open till mid-March!! The rink is located on Michigan Avenue, between Washington & Madison. They offer skate rentals at $10 if you do not have a pair!! For hours of operation, visit www.millenniumpark.org!!
FREE Days at Museums in Chicago for the week of December 10th, 2012!!
Clark House Museum : (The Oldest House in Chicago): Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
The Art Institute of Chicago: Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
Field Museum : Tuesday, December 11th, Friday, December 14th & Sunday, December 16th, 2012
The Museum of Contemporary Art: Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum The Peggy: Thursday, December 13th, 2012
Jane Addams Hull House Museum: Free Everyday
Chicago Children’s Museum: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 5pm-8pm
Chicago Holiday Plays – Old time Classics, Favorites and Tradition!!
Joffrey Ballet - The Nutcracker - December 7th thru December, 27th, 2012
The amazing and inspiring Nutcracker play with Tchaikovsky’s famous score will be performed at the Auditorium Theater (50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60605) December 7th thru December 27th, 2012.
The classic and timeless tale of hope and redemption from Charles Dickson begins November 17th and runs thru December 29th, 2012. Celebrate the magic of the season and warm your heart with this classic tale with a loved one, family or friends!!
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