This week’s Priceless Things To Do will have you stuffing your stockings, devouring chocolate and getting in the Christmas spirit. There’s only 52 weeks in a year, make sure this one is priceless!

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Watch The Bears On MNF

Date: Monday, December 15

Two NFC squads square off on Monday Night Football, when the Chicago Bears host the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field. Both teams come into week 15 with 5-8 records but plenty of offensive firepower. Despite the season-ending injury to star receiver Brandon Marshall, the Bears still have Matt Forte, Alshon Jeffery and Martellus Bennett to make plays alongside quarterback Jay Cutler. The Saints are lead by perennial pro-bowler Drew Brees and his ensemble of weapons in the form of Jimmy Graham, Mark Ingram and Marques Colston. Kick-off is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. and tickets start at $113 online.


Put Chocolate On Everything

Date: Tuesday, December 16

Love chocolate? Who doesn’t?? This Tuesday is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day and Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland on N. Michigan Avenue is the place to be. Once inside this chocolate paradise you’ll find chocolate truffles, assorted chocolates and chocolate bars of all sizes, shapes and varieties. In the spirit of the holiday, try their chocolate dipped fruit. Sold by the pound, all fruit is 100% natural with no artificial ingredients or gel. Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland is open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.


Stuff Your Stockings

Date: Thursday, December 18

How’s that holiday shopping coming along? Whether you’re looking for a few small stocking stuffers or haven’t even gotten started yet, Elevenzees on W. Division Street is a great place to visit. Elevenzees is a family-owned and operated boutique with a wide array of products for sale. Baby clothes, table settings and jewelry stock the shelves with items for all ages. Elevenzees also has a bath and body section featuring body scrubs and cream for the perfect stocking stuffer. The shop is open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays.

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Grab A Holiday Cocktail

Date: Friday, December 19

Stop in at the BIG Bar & Brasserie in the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel on E. Wacker Drive for a cocktail to kick start your weekend. This time of year, the bar serves holiday-themed drinks like the “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer, But Left Her Eggnog.” The Grandma is made by mixing Bacardi Oakheart, Liquor 43, Rumchata and a bit of vanilla ice cream. If that’s not enough incentive, you can find a complete rundown of their food and drink menus online. The BIG Bar & Brasserie is open from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. daily.

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Photo Credit: MJ Kim/Getty Images


See A Christmas Carol

Date: Saturday, December 20

Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace is hosting two performances of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol this Saturday. A Christmas Carol is the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old and bitter man who is ruining the holidays for everyone around him. One night Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future in an effort to teach him the true meaning of Christmas before it’s too late. The first show comes on at 10:00 a.m. and the second performance is at 1:00 p.m. Tickets for both shows cost $22.50.

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