Fab Things To Do In Chicago April 24-30

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. 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.

EVENT: SociaLifeChicago Presents What To Wear & Where

ABOUT: Chicago’s philanthropic young professionals representing a diverse group of non-profit auxiliary boards will be showcasing Bloomingdale’s Spring/Summer 2017 styles.
LOCATION: Bloomingdale’s | 900 North Michigan Ave.
WHEN:Thursday April 27
TIME: 5:30-7:30pm

EVENT: Bodegas Salentein Argentinian Wine Tasting

ABOUT:  Texas de Brazil partners with Bodegas Salentein, one of Argentina’s most influential and successful wine producers, to present a wine tasting event benefiting the American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces. From every ticket sale $30 will be donated to support military, veterans and their families as they prepare for, cope with, and respond to the challenges of military service.
LOCATION: Texas de Brazil Churrascaria | 210 E Illinois St.
WHEN: Wednesday April 26
TIME:  6:30 p.m

EVENT: Chicago Scholars 2017 Untied Gala

ABOUT:  Ditch the yawn-fests and join us instead for an urban-chic anti-gala in support of Chicago Scholars. Revisit your college days while helping Chicago’s talented, under-resourced, and first generation students into and through college. We promise you haven’t had this amount of scandalous-good fun since you donned your cap and gown!
LOCATION: Moonlight Studios | 1446 W. Kinzie St
WHEN: Friday, April 28
TIME:  VIP reception: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Untied Gala 7:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

EVENT: Common Threads Chef Takeover

ABOUT:  Join Common Threads for an exciting and intimate Chicago-inspired pop-up experience! Guests will be seated for an outstanding five-course Charlie Trotter-inspired menu created by Chef Fabio Viviani, Chef Anita Lo, Chef Brad Kilgore, Chef JJ Johnson, and Chef Dana Cree. Master Sommelier Serafin Alvarado will hand-select wine to pair with each course. The evening will begin with specialty cocktails and delicious passed apps created by Chef Jeremy Leven and Common Threads students.
LOCATION: Prime & Provisions| 222 North Lasalle Drive
DATE/TIME: Sunday April 30 | 5pm – 8:30pm
ADMISSION/COST: $175 | Chef’s Table Tickets: $250CLICK HERE


ABOUT:  The Midwest Regional Office of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will host its 10th annual Hope Gala to raise more than $1 million for UNICEF’s work for children around the world. This year also marks UNICEF’s 70th anniversary of putting children first – each and every child, no matter where they live – and the anniversary will guide the overall theme of the evening.
LOCATION: The Geraghty | 2520 S. Hoyne Ave
WHEN: Saturday, April 29
TIME: 6pm

EVENT: Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens + Afternoon With Mark D. Sikes

ABOUT:  The 17th biennial Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens will be at an east Lake Forest estate designed by architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. An Afternoon With internationally renowned interior designer Mark D. Sikes will take place opening weekend.
LOCATION: Arthur Rubloff Auditorium The Art Institute of Chicago | 230 S Columbus Drive
TIME: varies
ADMISSION/COST: General Admission: $37 | Afternoon tea $135 CLICK 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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