Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: Oct 27th – Nov 2nd

October 27, 2014 6:00 AM

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This week’s Priceless Things To Do will have you watching the once and future king, crawling through Halloween and picking pumpkins. There’s only 52 weeks in a year, make sure this one is priceless!

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Photo Credit: Bob Briskey Photography/The Publican

Photo Credit: Bob Briskey Photography/The Publican


Have A Red, White And Blue Beer

Date: Monday, October 27

Stop by The Publican on W. Fulton Market this Monday for a domestic brew on National American Beer Day. The Publican has a selection of 14 American beers total, including five from The Prairie State itself. For a really good time, try ordering a Really Cool Waterslide. This American I.P.A. is the founding beer of the Sheeps Brewing Company of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The bew is made by combining three different varieties of hops over a 90-minute boil process resulting in a smooth malt profile that your taste buds will love. The Publican is open from 3:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Thursdays.


Spend A Day On The Farm

Date: Tuesday, October 28

Bengston’s Pumpkin Farm is closing up for the season on the 31st, so get down there this Tuesday while you still can for some fall family fun. Bengston’s is located in Homer Glen on W. 151st Street and is open from 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free for children under two and $9.99 for general admission. Six free unlimited kiddie rides are included in the price of admission. The farm also offers a classic pumpkin picking experience for children (and adults) of all ages. For a full list of activities and prices visit Bengston’s official website.


Witness The Rise Of King Arthur

Date: Thursday, October 30

The Drury Lane Oaktree Terrace in Villa Park will be hosting a performance of Camelot this Thursday. Camelot is the theatrical adaption of T.H. White’s novel, “The Once And Future King,” which tells the story of King Arthur in medieval England. The play examines human nature in dealing with power as Arthur struggles to maintain order while keeping his chivalrous ideals intact. The show also features a robust musical score featuring songs like “If Ever I Would Leave You” and “Follow Me.” The show starts at 1:30 p.m. and tickets start at $94.

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Photo Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images


Celebrate Crawl-O-Ween

Date: Friday, October 31

October 31st means one thing this year, it’s time to celebrate Crawl-O-Ween. Crawl-O-Ween is a two-day bar crawl through Chicago sponsored by Barcrawls.com. The crawl starts at Gamekeeper’s Tavern & Grill on W. Armitage Avenue then proceeds to Hi-Tops, STATE and River Shannon. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Gamekeeper’s Tavern where you will receive the wristband, cup and bar crawl map you’ll need to get to each location. A one-day access ticket for the 31st costs $10 and a two-day access pass is $15. Registration ends at 10:00 p.m.

Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images


Check Out Ne-Yo At The House Of Blues

Date: Sunday, November 2

Three-time Grammy Award winning recording artist Ne-Yo is performing at the House of Blues on North Dearborn this Sunday. Ne-Yo first burst into the mainstream scene in 2006 with his single, “So Sick.” “So Sick” climbed all the way to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 Music Chart. The Arkansas native has had 14 songs crack the hot 100 in his career so far including “Because Of You,” “Sexy Love” and “When You’re Mad.” Kandace Springs and Kevin Ross serve as opening acts. The concert starts at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are available online for $62.

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Matt Weiss is an associate producer for CBS Local’s Best Of and Travel sections. Follow him on Twitter.

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