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Great Expectations returns to Strawdog Theatre: OCTOBER 31 – DECEMBER 13
Sat, 11/01/2014 (All day)
Lakeview
Strawdog Theatre
3829 N. Broadway St.

Great Expectations, a masterpiece of Victorian literature, tells the story of an orphan named Pip.

Single Tickets $28; Preview performances $15; Board Preview Event $50 (includes post-performance reception)
Real Urban Barbecue Celebrates Thanksgiving 
With Carry-Out Options
Sat, 11/01/2014 (All day) to Tue, 11/25/2014 (All day)
Highland Park
610 Central Ave.
#177

Real Urban Barbecue celebrates Thanksgiving  with convenient carry-out, at  Downtown Highland Park (610 Central Ave. #177), Vernon Hills (1260 S.

Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Art Museum Scavenger Hunt
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 1:00pm
Grant Park | Museum Campus
Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Ave.

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt at the Art Institute of Chicago!

$36.00 (includes museum admission)
George Orwell's Animal Farm
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 3:00pm
Lincoln Park
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N Halsted

George Orwell's revolutionary masterpiece comes to the stage with Steppenwolf for Young Adults’ world premiere adaptation of Animal Farm.

$20
Landmarks Illinois’ Annual Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 4:30pm
Magnificent Mile | Streeterville
Intercontinental Chicago
505 N. Michigan Ave.
Seville Ballroom

Join us to honor nine outstanding examples of excellence in Illinois preservation at Landmarks Illinois’ annual Richard H.

$40 for Members; $50 for Non-Members
Dia de los Muertos
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 5:00pm
West Town
2013 W. Division

Experience Dia de los Muertos (or “Day of the Dead”) with an authentic Dia de los Muertos ambience including traditional Dia de los Muertos décor.

An Evening with Bonnie Koloc
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:00pm
Arlington Heights
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W. Campbell Street

“Queen of Folk” Bonnie Koloc is the definitive voice of female folk music in Chicago. Together with peers like John Prine and Steve Goodman, Koloc established the Chicago folk music scene.

Tickets $30, Stage Tables $40
Holding Ground
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:00pm
Lakeview
Links Hall
3111 North Western Ave.

The Dance COLEctive presents “Holding Ground” October 31, November 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. at Links Hall at Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago.

Adults: $20 Students: $15
The Mighty Ted
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:00pm
Lakeview
MCL Chicago
3110 N Sheffield Ave

The Mighty Ted, tells the story of Ted Waltmire, who after suffering a stroke at the age of 56 years discovers creativity and gains independence through classes in Improvisation and Comedy Writing.

$15
Jane Eyre
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:30pm
Rogers Park
Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre presents an adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Christina Calvit (four-time Jeff Award winner), and directed by Lifeline Theatre Artisti

$20 - 40

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