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What To Do This Week In Chicago

What To Do This Week In Chicago

What to do, where to make THE scene each week in Chicago. From shopping events, fundraisers,  fashion trunk shows, art events and more, we bring you a curated list of things to do in Chicago all week and through the weekend. Please find below, our picks for 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: Saved By The Max – Saved By The Bell – Pop Up Diner & Bar Opens

ABOUT: Opening June 1st and running through Aug 2016! SAVED BY THE MAX” will be custom detailed to replicate the gangs favorite hangout, The Max…so bring your cameras & hop in one of our many photobooths!
LOCATION:  1941 W North Ave.
WHEN: June 1- August 31
TIME: M-F: 5pm – 11pm Dinner 11pm – 1am Late Night | Sat-Sun 10am – 3pm Brunch; 5pm – 11pm Dinner; 11pm – 1am (2am on Saturday) Late Night
ADMISSION/COST: Reservations not accepted at this time; limited amount of walk-ins each night for Dinner available on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited CLICK HERE
MORE INFORMATION: Daily Costume contest, show us your best Saved By The Bell-themed costume for a chance to win cash & SBTB memorabilia. Full bar with custom Bayside inspired booze & cocktails. Full Kitchen to order some AC Sliders, Preppy BLT, Macaroni & Screech, Belding Fries, Miss Bliss Candied Bacon, Lisa Turtle Milkshake & more from one of our waiters/waitresses named Max or Kelly!


ABOUT: Get ready for a week’s worth of laughs June 1-5 as The Onion, The A.V. Club host their Third Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival at different venues in the city. LOCATION: different venues in the city
WHEN:Tuesday, June 1- Sunday June 5
MORE INFORMATION: This year’s lineup will include Tracy Morgan playing at the Civic Opera house Wednesday at 8pm, Sarah Silverman & Friends, Reggie Watts, SNL’s Michael Che, Chris Gethard, and many more.

EVENT: Night Ministry’s Light Up the Night Dinner & Auction 2016

ABOUT: The Night Ministry will be celebrating 40 years of providing housing, health care, and human connection to adults and youth experiencing poverty and homelessness in the community.
LOCATION: The Loews Chicago Hotel | 455 N. Park Drive
WHEN: Wednesday, June 1
TIME:6 p.m.
CHAIR: Dave Berger
MORE INFORMATION: Visit website.

EVENT: BCBG Spring/Summer Collection

ABOUT: View the BCBGMAXAZRIA Spring/Summer 2016 Collection at Saks. Enjoy the latest collection, plus receive a summer necklace with your BCBGMAXAZRIA purchase of $200 or more!
LOCATION: Saks Fifth Avenue | 700 N. Michigan Avenue 
WHEN: Saturday June 4

EVENT:14th Annual Chefs and the City

ABOUT: Fifteen Chicago chefs are coming together to show off their best culinary creations
LOCATION: Montgomery Club | 500 W Superior St.
WHEN: Thursday, June 2
TIME: 6:30 P.M-9:30 P.M
HOST: Heartland Alliance and Heartland Health Outreach, Inc. (HHO)
MORE INFORMATION: With 15 chefs offering delicious samples ranging from fine dining to gastropubs, foodies from all corners of the city will love this real taste of Chicago. 

EVENT: Economy of Now Panel + Startup Showcase

ABOUT: General Assembly and the 1871 Economy of Now Forum are teaming up to bring you a conversation about the evolution of on-demand technologies. Join Chicago entrepreneurs, CEOs, and industry leaders – including Instacart, Schlep, ConceptDrop, Legal Hero, Urban Leash, Chime, and Luxe Valet – to discover how they’re shaping and changing work, play, and local commerce.
LOCATION: GA Chicago @ 1871 | 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor
WHEN:Wednesday, June 1
TIME:6 – 9 pm
MORE INFORMATION: This event is for platform entrepreneurs, engineers, designers, product managers, investors, and those of us who just participate in the on-demand economy every day, who are interested in understanding what it takes to scale an on-demand marketplace platform in Chicago, straight from the source.. . Visit Website

EVENT: The First Monday In May Run @ Siskel 

ABOUT: The star-studded opening of the Metropolitan Museum’s 2015 blockbuster show “China: Through the Looking Glass” is the glittering embroidery on the narrative fabric of this documentary charting the behind-the-scenes intersection of haute couture hype and groundbreaking curatorship.
LOCATION: Gene Siskel Film Center | 164 N. State Street
WHEN: June 3-9
TIME: varies
ADMISSION/COST:Member $6 | Full Price $11
MORE INFORMATION: The cast of characters includes John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, André Leon Talley, and Jean-Paul Gaultier, while the party to end all parties features an eye-popping red carpet array of sumptuously attired A-list celebrities including George and Amal Clooney, Kerry Washington, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, and more.Visit Website

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EVENT: NAPA Chicago Ankara Ball

ABOUT:The 2nd NAPA Summertime Soirée aims to provide an opportunity for members and supporters to celebrate the achievement of four individuals identified as exceptional members of the Nigerian and Nigerian-American community.
LOCATION: Galleria Marchetti | 825 West Erie St.
WHEN: Saturday June 4

EVENT: Maria Pinto Salon Series

ABOUT: Designer and artist Maria Pinto and her M2057 by Maria Pinto collection are launching a new speaking series, which will spotlight the creative minds, pursuits, and ideas that inspire the fashion designer.
LOCATION:  M2057 Style Studio | 833 W Washington
WHEN: Sunday, June 5
ADMISSION/COST: Open to public, to request an invitation, email [email protected]
MORE INFORMATION: The first event of the series will be hosted by Pinto and Petra Slinkard, the Curator of Costumes at the Chicago History Museum, discussing fashion from the 1920s and the cultural impact those changing styles had on women’s lives and liberties—an impact that spanned the 20th century and is still influencing style today.


EVENT: PRINCE Birthday celebration

ABOUT: Several establishments in in Chicago will celebrate the birthday of recently deceased Prince Rogers Nelson who was born!
WHEN: June 7

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