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Now - Jan 4
Check out the extraordinary career of David Bowie at the David Bowie Is exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art. See some cool stuff first hand like original costumes, photography, handwritten lyrics and more - - - one awesome collection in one spot.
Now - Dec 28
If you're up for some raucous R rated laughs, get to the The Second City's Holidazed & Confused show at UP Comedy Club. It's aTimeout Chicago critics pick, so you KNOW it's gotta be good. And funny. Yup. Good and funny.
Now - Dec 31
If you're really feelin' the holiday spirit, get yourself to the Holiday Lights Tour on a Segway. Yup! SEGWAY! It's a guided tour, so no getting lost . . . What could be better than really cool seasonal decor on a super cool vehicle?
Now - Jan 4
ZooLights returns, and it's a Chicago MUST SEE! Now to be honest, when we first heard about lights, carolers, AND the zoo, it was in our heads that the animals actually do the singing . . . They don't, but it's so fun that you actually won't even care! Jump the L, or a bus or a cab to Lincoln Park Zoo and serenade a Rhino!
Check out the Fireball Santa Crawl through RiverNorth from 10a - 5p . . . You got it, it's a daytime Pub Crawl . . . to prep you for the evening!
Looking to celebrate NYE a day early? Maybe even find a date for New Years Eve? Get to the Eve of the Eve, Chicago's quintessential New Years party, NOT on New Years Eve. Open bar, heavy apps, Live Music, dancing all in a super cool setting at Union Station. It's a day early and a whole lot of fun.
If we attempted to list all things NYE in the Chi . . . well, we'd be here 'til then compiling the list . . . so we left that to the pro's at Time Out to show you where to ring it in this year . . . Sit back, put on your 2015 specs and Check it!
Jan 8 - 18
The yuks return at the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival! It's the nations largest so you know it's gotta be good - Chicago is the master city of comedy after all!
Jan 16 - 18
Are you a Cub Fan or Bud Man? Cubs Convention 2015 hits the Chi in January and it promises to be every fan's dream! Get there and meet the playa's!
Want more? Check out these Chicago mainstays!In case you haven't noticed, Chicago bike riders are pretty much like the USPS when it comes to dedicated riding through sleet, snow, hell or high water! Get your Divvy and ride the city like a local, they're practically at every street corner. If you're a tad on the laid back side - a segway may be more your speed . . . we've got those too! If you love to eat as much as we do, you've gotta check this out . . . Chicago Food Planet offers a full array of food tours. Take a big bite out of Chicago, then come back to ACME for a long snooooooze. If you've been dying to check out EATALY, you're in luck - it's a block away, and yeah, it's awesome. Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then head over to the Willis Tower and the Ledge. It's a glass box extended over the street, 103 stories in the air. Or, go for the all new TILT at the Hancock, and lean over the city like never before. Enough said. Tweet that Twitterverse! If you love all things four legged and furry, you'll love the Lincoln Park Zoo. A leader in wildlife conservation, the zoo features super cool animals of many many species. If you don't believe us, ask our associate Eve - She goes APE for LPZoo. Plus . . . it's F-R-E-E!