Greg Brown

Weekdays, 10am - 3pm

Greg Brown’s Weekend Calendar: May 17th – May 19th

Lilac Time
Through May 19th
It’s the biggest lilac festival around!  Check out the plant sales, beer and wine tasting, 5K, live music and more!

Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show
May 17th – 19th
The 7th floor of the Chicago Merchandise Mart
See and shop for art and antiques from over 100 vendors.

The Other Art Fair
May 17th – 19th
Mana Contemporary Chicago
The London-based company brings 130 creative works and exhibits to Chicago this weekend.  It really is the “OTHER” art fair!
Ticket Deals HERE

Trolley Tour
May 17th (6PM to 8:30PM)
Various locations
Take the 2.5 hour tour on a trolley as you explore various murals and outdoor art.

Stammtisch – Maifest
May 17th (7:30PM to 11:30PM)
6th Floor of the Chicago Dank Haus
Chow down on white asparagus and have some Maibock beer at this spring fest.  Admission is free but food and drink will cost you.

Lincoln Park Wine Festival
May 17th – 19th
Jonquil Playlot Park
Sample from over 80 different wines at this outdoor affair.  There will also be food, crafts and live music.
Ticket Deals HERE

May 17th – 19th
3100 N Ashland Ave.
Under the giant tent, you will be able to join this spring fest that features food, beer and fun!  There will be kids’ activities from 10AM to 1:30PM on Saturday.

Hamilton: The Exhibition
Through September 6th
Northerly Island
This amazing tour of the Broadway hit show features a tour that is narrated by Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda.  You’ll learn everything from the history that inspired the show to the technical feats that went into creating the show!
Ticket Deals HERE

Bark in the Park
May 18th
On the green near Soldier Field
You and your dog(s) can participate in this fun 5K walk that also features activities and vendors for you and your pet.

What’s Blooming on Harrison
May 18th
Oak Park
An art show (that offers an art walk on May 17th) where you can see demos, hear live music and check out demos, dance and crafts.

Wright Plus Housewalk
May 18th
Oak Park
See very unique homes designed by the the legendary architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

Roards & Pours
May 18th (4 to 8 p.m.)
Brookfield Zoo
Drink, eat and see the animals at the 21+ event.  There will be wine and spirits for tasting and food trucks too!

Riverside Arts Weekend (RAW)
May 18th – 19th
Guthrie Park in Riverside
See the raw art at this event that includes live music, food and activities for the kids.

Skokie Festival of Cultures
May 18th – 19th
Oakton Park
Try food, beer, dances and activities from a variety of cultures at this internationally inspired event.

Civil War Days
May 18th – 19th
Naper Settlement
Where can you meet President Lincoln and Harriet Tubman this weekend?  Civil War Days: where you can also hear period music and watch a battle reenactment!

Through July 6th
Soldier Field
See the newest from Cirque du Soleil under a heated tent.  The acrobatics and costumes are always amazing!
Ticket Deals HERE

Andersonville Wine Walk
May 19th
Head to 10 different shops and sample wine at each stop.

Elmhurst Museum Day
May 19th (1PM to 5PM)
Take a trolley to three different museums: all of which are free for the day!

Dash for the Dogs
May 19th
A 5K run or walk to benefit the Animal House Shelter will also have food and awards for participants.

Chicago Attractions
Through June 21st
These discount prices include all taxes and fees.


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