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Saturday

Chicago Welcomes Home The Heroes Parade
Columbus & Balbo
Today at Noon

Winter Solstice
North Park Village Nature Center
5801 N. Pulaski Road
Tonight 6-9pm

“Happy Holly-daze”
The Cornservatory
4210 N. Lincoln Ave.
Tonight at 8

UIC Flames Vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles
Men’s Basketball
UIC Pavilion
525 S. Racine
Today at 1pm

Chris Hardwick
Zanies
Rosemont
5437 Park Place
Tonight at 8

Jinglefest 2012
Chicago French Market
131 N. Clinton St.
Today at 11am

Shedd Holiday Breakfast
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Today at 8am

Sister Hazel
House Of Blues
329 N. Dearborn
Tonight at 9

Chicago Bulls Vs. Brooklyn Nets
United Center
1901 W. Madison
Tonight at 7

Chocolate House Making Workshop
Eugene Field Park
5100 N. Ridgeway Ave.
Today 10am-Noon & 12:30-2:30pm

Chocolate House Making Workshop
Shabbona Park
6935 W. Addison
Today 10am-Noon & 12:30-2:30pm

Clay Aiken
Arcada Theatre
St. Charles
105 E. Main St.
Tonight at 8

“The Nutcracker”
Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Batavia
1201 Main Street
Today at 1 & 6pm
Tomorrow at 2pm

DePaul Blue Demons Vs. NIU Huskies
Women’s Basketball
McGrath-Phillips Arena
2323 N. Sheffield Ave.
Tonight at 7

Sufjan Stevens
Metro
3730 N. Clark St.
Tonight at 8:30

Snow, Santa, Stars
Harper College
Palatine
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Today at 3pm

Chicago Cultural Center Tour
Chicago Cultural Center
77 E. Randolph St.
Today at 1:15pm

Make A Centerpiece
Naperville
25W471 Plank Road
Today at 10am

“Why Not Me: Love, Cancer & Jack White”
Stage 773 Theatre
1225 W. Belmont Ave.
Tonight at 8

Teddy Bear Tea
Arlington Heights Historical Museum
110 W. Fremont St.
Today at 10:30am

“Late Night Catechism”
Royal George Theatre
1641 N. Halsted St.
Tonight at 8

Pritzker Choir Charity Performance
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
163 E. Walton St.
Today at 2pm

Saturday & Sunday

“Jeff Garlin: Closer Than I Appear”
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted
Tonight at 8
Tomorrow at 8

Holiday Market
Mariani Landscape
Lake Bluff
300 Rockland Road
Today at 9am
Tomorrow at 9am

Chris Kattan
The Chicago Improv
Schaumburg
5 Woodfield Mall
Tonight at 7 & 9:15pm
Tomorrow at 7pm

Winter Craft Expo
Evanston
2603 Sheridan Road
Today at 10am
Tomorrow at Noon

“The Christmas Miracle Of Jonathan Toomey”
Provision Theater Company
1001 W. Roosevelt Road
Tonight at 8
Tomorrow at 3pm

“The Gifts Of The Magi”
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave.
Today at 4 & 8pm
Tomorrow at 2pm

Christkindlmarket
Daley Plaza
50 W. Washington St.
Today 11am-9pm
Tomorrow 11am-8pm

“White Christmas”
Music Box Theatre
3733 N. Southport Ave.
Today at 12:30 & 6:40pm
Tomorrow at 3:35pm

Ice Skating
McKinley Park
2210 W. Pershing Road
Today 12:30-7:30pm
Tomorrow 12:30-7:30pm

“Charles Dickens Begrudgingly Performs A Christmas Carol”
The Building Stage,
412 N. Carpenter Street
Today at 4 & 8pm
Tomorrow at 4pm

Festival Of Lights
Phillips Park
Aurora
1000 Ray Moses Drive
Today 5-10pm
Tomorrow 5-9pm

The Rink At Wrigley
Addison & Clark
Today Noon-10pm
Tomorrow 10am-8pm

Tidings Of Tap!
UIC Theatre
1044 W. Harrison St.
Tonight at 8
Tomorrow at 3pm

“The Nutcracker”
Joffrey Ballet
Auditorium Theatre
50 E. Congress
Today at 2 & 7pm
Tomorrow at 2pm

Ice Skating
Millennium Park Ice Rink
Michigan Ave. & Washington St.
Today 10am-10pm
Tomorrow 10am-9pm

“Alice In Wonderland”
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln Ave.
Today at 11am & 1pm
Tomorrow at 1pm

Larsen’s Christmas Light Show
Elburn
42W891 Beith Road
Tonight 5pm-Midnight
Tomorrow 5pm-Midnight

“The Nutcracker”
Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division St.
Today 3 & 8pm
Tomorrow 3 & 7pm

Ice Skating
Midway Plaisance Park
1130 Midway Plaisance North
Today 1-9pm
Tomorrow Noon-7pm

“The Winter Wonderettes”
Pheasant Run Resort
St. Charles
4051 E. Main St.
Today at 4 & 8pm
Tomorrow at 2pm

Holiday Tea Service
Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Monroe St.
Today at 2pm
Tomorrow at 2pm

“A Klingon Christmas Carol”
Raven Theatre
6157 N. Clark St.
Today at 4 & 7:30pm
Tomorrow at 3 & 7:30pm

Ice Skating
Mt. Greenwood Park
3721 W. 111th St.
Today 12:30-7:30pm
Tomorrow 12:30-7:30pm

“It’s A Wonderful Life: Live At The Biograph”
Victory Garden Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave.
Today at 5 & 8pm
Tomorrow at 2:30pm

Festival Of Lights & Trees
Cosley Zoo
Wheaton
1356 Gary Ave.
Today 3-9pm
Tomorrow 3-9pm

Ice Skating
Riis Park
6100 W. Fullerton Ave.
Today 12:30-7:30pm
Tomorrow 12:30-7:30pm

“Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue”
Up Comedy Club
230 W. North Ave.
Tonight at 4, 8 & 11pm
Tomorrow at 4 & 7pm

“Annie”
Paramount Theatre
Aurora
22 E. Galena Blvd.
Today at 4 & 8pm
Tomorrow at 1pm

Ice Skating
Rowan Park
11546 S. Avenue L
Today 12:30-7:30pm
Tomorrow 12:30-7:30pm

Buried Treasures
DuSable Museum Of African American History
740 E. 56th Place
Today 10am-5pm
Tomorrow Noon-5pm

Holiday Lights At Mooseheart
Mooseheart
2 Miles North Of I-88W on IL-31 (S Lincolnway)
Today 5-9pm
Tomorrow 5-9pm

Zoolights
Lincoln Park Zoo
2200 N. Cannon Drive
Today 5-9pm
Tomorrow 5-9pm

“Potted Potter”
Broadway Playhouse
175 E. Chestnut St.
Today at 2 & 8pm
Tomorrow at 2pm

Winter Wonderfest
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Today 10am-10pm
Tomorrow 10am-5pm

Winter Flower & Train Show
Lincoln Park Conservatory
2391 N. Stockton Dr.
Today 9am-5pm
Tomorrow 9am-5pm

Christmas Around The World
Museum Of Science & Industry
57th & Lake Shore Drive
Today 9:30am-4pm
Tomorrow 9:30am-4pm

“Million Dollar Quartet”
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln Ave.
Tonight at 5 & 8pm
Tomorrow 3:30 & 6:30pm

Extreme Mammals
Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Today 9am-5pm
Tomorrow 9am-5pm

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Kohl Children’s Museum
Glenview
2100 Patriot Blvd.
Today at 9:30am
Tomorrow at Noon

Magic
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark Street
Today 9:30am-4:30pm
Tomorrow Noon-5pm

“Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical”
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln Ave.
Today at 10:30am & 1pm
Tomorrow at 1pm

Rarely Seen Contemporary Works on Paper
Art Institute
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Today 10:30am-5pm
Tomorrow 10:30am-5pm

“Who Do We Think We Are?”
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St.
Tonight at 8 & 11
Tomorrow at 7

Jellies
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Today 9am-6pm
Tomorrow 9am-6pm

Backyard Monsters
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Drive
Today at 10am
Tomorrow at 10am

Charlie Brown & The Great Exhibit
Museum Of Science & Industry
57th & Lake Shore Drive
Today 9:30am-4pm
Tomorrow 9:30am-4pm

Ice Skating
Warren Park
6601 N. Western Ave.
Today 12:30-7:30pm
Tomorrow 12:30-7:30pm

Gnome Hunt
Morton Arboretum
Lisle
4100 Illinois Route 53
Today at 10am
Tomorrow at 10am

Sweet Home Chicago: The History of America’s Candy
Harold Washington Library
400 S. State Street
Today 9am-5pm
Tomorrow 1-5pm

Strike Up The Band
Joliet Historical Museum
Joliet
204 Ottawa St.
Today at 10am
Tomorrow at Noon

Unboxed: Adventures in Cardboard
Chicago Children’s Museum
700 East Grand Avenue
Today 10am-5pm
Tomorrow 10am-5pm

Fashion & The Field Museum Collection
Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Today 9am-5pm
Tomorrow 9am-5pm

Sunday

Holiday Hoop Fest Basketball
Hale Park
6258 W. 62nd St.
Today 10am-5pm

Winter Farmers Market
Chicago Botanic Garden
Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road
Today at 10am

“Hansel & Gretel”
The Civic Opera House
20 N. Wacker Drive
Today at 2pm

Richard Marx
Park West
322 W. Armitage Ave.
Tonight at 7:30

Chicago Bears Vs. Green Bay Packers
Soldier Field
1410 S. Museum Campus Drive
Today at Noon

Winter Festival
Skokie
7574 N. Lincoln Ave.
Today at 10:30am

“Star of the East”
The Oak Park Concert Chorale
Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica
3121 West Jackson Boulevard
Today at 4pm

Uptown Poetry Slam
The Green Mill
4802 N. Broadway
Tonight at 7

DePaul Blue Demons Vs. NIU Huskies
Men’s Basketball
Allstate Arena
Rosemont
6920 N. Mannheim Road
Today at 4pm

Gospel Brunch
House of Blues
329 N. Dearborn
Today at 10am & 12:30pm