Fab Things To Do In Chicago This Week March 27-31

Let’s face it, each week you are bound to be on the hunt for something to do in the city that’s out of the norm of just grabbing drinks or a bite to eat. We’ve scoured our inboxes and enlisted our favorite event organizers and organizations to bring you a curated list of fab things to do in Chicago all week and through the weekend. If you’re looking for fab things to do, where to make THE scene each week in Chicago, we’ve got you covered. From shopping events, fundraisers,  fashion trunk shows, art events and more are some of the best Chicago events to add to your social calendar this week. If you make it to one or all of these, make sure you share on social media using the hashtag #MakeTheScene you just might see yourself in one of our social feeds.


ABOUT:  Join us for a tasting of Eddie V’s Prime Seafood prepared in the newly introduced Marine & Oyster collection from Le Creuset
LOCATION: Le Creuset | 47 East Ohio Street
DATE: Tuesday March 28
TIME:  5–6:30pm
ADMISSION/COST:  RSVP for event:  (312)-340-5085

EVENT: Merit in Music + Doc 10 Film Festival “Sweet Dillard” benefit

ABOUT:  Merit School of Music, Chicago’s largest community music school, and the Chicago Media Project are partnering to co-host Merit in Music, a unique, dinner-and-a-film fundraiser on opening night of the second annual DOC10 Film Festival.
LOCATION: Grassroots Restaurant & Music Box | 3747 N Southport Ave &
WHEN:Thursday, March 30
TIME:  5:30 pm
ADMISSION/COST: $250 for the dinner and film; $15 for the screening only. CLICK HERE

EVENT: Gild Assembly Spring Pop-Up

ABOUT:  Chicago Interior design firm Studio Gild Named “Ones to Watch” in Architectural Digest, will be bringing its Bucktown-based home accessories gallery, Gild Assembly, to Lincoln Park for a two-week spring pop-up shop. From the latest tomes on art and style, to tabletop accessories made with the finest craftsmanship, visitors to the pop-up shop will find a well-curated collection of art, accessories and furniture from Gild Assembly’s favorite artisans and collections, some of which will be marked down.
LOCATION: 1211 W. Webster,
WHEN: Friday, March 31 – Saturday, April 15
DAYS/TIME: Tues-Sat | 11am–5pm7pm

EVENT: Intuit Closet Clearance Sale

Photo by Patty Carroll
Photo by Patty Carroll

ABOUT:  Intuit’s annual Closet Clearance Sale features new, vintage and gently used upscale women’s clothing and accessories (hats, bags, shoes, belts, scarves, jewelry, etc.) donated from Chicago’s best closets. 100% of the event proceeds directly support Intuit’s exhibitions, programming and educational efforts. 100% of the proceeds directly support Intuit’s exhibitions, programming and educational events that celebrate outsider art.
LOCATION: Intuit | 756 N Milwaukee Avenue
DATE/TIME: Friday, March 31 (6-8pm); Saturday, April 1 (11am-6pm; Sunday, April 2 (12-3pm)
ADMISSION/COST: VIP First Dibs on Friday, March 31 $20 | Free and open to the public Saturday and Sunday CLICK HERE

EVENT: BaconFest

ABOUT:  The 9th Annual Baconfest Chicago, a premiere food festival will feature over 150 top chefs and world-renowned restaurants. It is a unique showcase for bacon talent from Food Network stars, Michelin honored chefs (Stars and Bib-Gourmands!) and James Beard nominees, side by side with beloved local chefs on the rise.
LOCATION: UIC Forum | 725 Roosevelt Road
WHEN: March 31 and April 1
TIME: varies

EVENT: Night in The Stacks

ABOUT: For one night only, we throw all the library rules out the window! We’ll be celebrating curiosity in all of its forms by transporting guests to the “Garden of the Curious” where everything isn’t always what it appears to be. We’re featuring delectable food and drinks, an off the hook DJ, interactive photo booth, and a whimsical yet modern theme that feels like you’ve traveled to wonderland.
LOCATION: Harold Washington Library Center’s Winter Garden | 400 S. State St.
WHEN: Friday March 31
TIME: 7-11 p.m.

EVENT: Chicago Cocktail Summit

ABOUT:  It’s time to raise a glass to Chicago’s vibrant cocktail community—from behind-the-bar pros to home enthusiasts. The Cocktail Summit reflects the spirit of collaboration, respect, and enjoyment that infuses the city’s bar scene..
LOCATION: The Logan Theatre | 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
WHEN: April 2-3
TIME: varies
ADMISSION/COST: $50 per day, as well as single session tickets for $15CLICK HERE

For more events that didn’t make this list, check out our social calendar here. Want to keep up with our latest coverage plus exclusive event invites? Click here to get this and more scene worthy items delivered to your inbox.

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