Stories by Rebecca Palmore

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 19-22

Arts in the Dark (Photo: Kitano Dreamstime.com)

A Halloween parade, a craft beer crawl, horror movies, fancy footwork and spooky tours usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 12-15

(Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr)

Dazzling interiors, new movies, German lagers, Chicago blues and political satire usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 5-8

Food trucks, vintage VHS, marathon runners and South Side films usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 28-Oct. 1

(COCHON U.S. TOUR / Flickr)

Beers and brats, fresh apple pie, celebrity chefs, tree climbers and South Side architecture usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 21-24

(Courtesy of Goose Island Beer Co.)

Dueling West Town beer bashes, gourmet fare, Chicago comedians and free jazz concerts usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 14-17

(Courtesy of Special Events Management)

Tacos and beer, live music, open studios and nerd humor usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 7-10

(Courtesy of Renegade Craft Fair)

Indie designs, beer steins, parades, global rhythms and the blues usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Labor Day Edition

(Phierce Photo / North Coast Music Festival)

Summer festivals, outdoor movies, an African marketplace and jazz musicians usher in the holiday weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 24-27

Scores of triathletes, saganaki, fancy footwork, food trucks and global grapes usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 17-20

Chicago Air and Water Show 2015 (Scott L / Flickr)

Soaring planes, food fests, an all-night flea market and a Chicago love story usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.   

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 10-13

Cuban rhythms, classical ensembles, hot dogs and house music DJs usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 2-6

Lorde performs in 2014 at Lollapalooza Brasil. The singer-songwriter performs Thursday in Chicago. (Liliane Callegari / Flickr)

Lollapalooza, lowriders, indie flicks and Staley Da Bear usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: July 27-30

Three stages featuring nearly 40 bands highlight the annual Wicker Park Fest.

Bands, bikes, beer and—wait for it—Peter Sagal usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 21-25

(Todd Rosenberg Photography / The Second City)

Treat family and friends to a Chicago-style Christmas. Here are 10 things to do in and around the city.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 15-18

Taiko drummers, holiday cheer, bird watchers and Beethoven usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 8-11

Cyclocross racers, including one in costume, take part in Afterglow 2011. (Steven Vance / Flickr)

Neighborhood holiday markets, outsider art, cyclocross and Jerry Seinfeld usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 1-4

Santa swaps his sleigh for a motorcycle this weekend. Spot him along Western Avenue. (Jack Voss / Chicago Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade)

Holiday markets, an enormous motorcycle parade, World AIDS Day, Cuban rhythms and more usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Holiday Weekend: Nov. 23-27

ZooLights kicks off Friday at Lincoln Park Zoo. (Courtesy of Lincoln Park Zoo)

Helicopter tours, helium balloons, Amy Schumer and Julie Andrews usher in the Thanksgiving weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 17-20

Light up your weekend at the “Illumination” show starting Friday. (Courtesy of the Morton Arboretum)

Holiday lights, a giant mouse, punk rock and a comedy legend usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 10-13

Sample sale: 50 varieties of whiskey, scotch and bourbon await your palate in River North.

Comedians, whiskey and a meteor shower usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 3-6

Ali Brice appears as the title character in “Graeme of Thrones” at Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. (Paul Wilkinson / Broadway in Chicago)

Strange foods, fall benefits, a “Game of Thrones” parody and massive art show usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 27-30

Retail therapy comes with vintage flair at this weekend's Randolph Street Market Festival. (Courtesy Randolph Street Market)

Halloween parties, scary movies, vintage finds and even some creatures of the night usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 20-23

Artists of the New York-based company Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns can spend up to 15 hours on a single gourd. (Courtesy of Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns)

A plethora of pumpkins, eerie mind games and Dr. Ruth usher in the weekend – and Halloween. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 13-16

The Yale Building in Englewood is one of 200 sites participating in this year’s Open House Chicago. (Eric Allix Rogers / Flickr)

International films, behind-the-scenes access and migrating hawks usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

10 Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 6-9

Live music, fall festivals and skateboarding felines usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.