Fun events in Chicago September 23-29

9/25: A Roman Night in Chicago

Hosted by The Italian American Chamber of Commerce Chicago. An exclusive evening presenting The Best Tourist Attractions of the Italian Capital featuring a Taste of Italian Delicacies, Ice Cream, Wines and Beer. Free with RSVP. Read more

9/27-29: Chicago Gourmet at Millennium Park
Chicago Gourmet is a celebration of food and wine showcasing more than 100 of Chicago’s finest restaurants and chefs, as well as hundreds of renowned vintners, spirit makers, and premium breweries from around the world. Guests enjoy dozens of live cooking demonstrations, expert seminars, gourmet tastings, and book signings by internationally renowned chefs, master sommeliers, and winemakers. Read more

9/27-9/29: Chicago International Social Change Film Festival
The festival is a platform for untold stories to be told through film and inspire people to create social change. Read more

9/28: Feria del Mole

The world “mole” comes from the Aztec word “molli,” meaning concoction, stew or sauce. To the uninformed, mole is a Mexican sauce.  Feria del Mole  is an opportunity for women (and some men!) in the community to put their skills on display at a community festival. Over 3,500 people from all over Chicago will come to watch at least 40 women and men compete with their home-made recipes to be awarded the “Best Mole in Little Village.” Read more

9/28: Chicago NeoFolk Fest
A concert with local musicians/artists Goran Ivanovic & Andreas Kapsalis, Luciano Antonio Trio, Vivian Garcia, Carla Starla, Vourteque, and RomaSoul. Read more

9/28: Pet Shop Boys Concert at Auditorium Theater
One of the most critically successful acts of their era, Pet Shop Boys formed in London in August 1981. This Great Britain, synthpop/dance music duo became internationally acclaimed and adored by fans from all over the world for their cheeky, smart, and extremely danceable music. Read more

9/28-29: Design Harvest Festival – Chicago’s annual street festival celebrating design.

This one of a kind fest features Chicago’s best local furniture and home accessory makers, vintage and antique collectors, and local retailers of home design. Read more

9/29: Buena Vista Social Club at Symphony Center

Original members Guajiro Mirabal, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo and Barbarito Torres come to Symphony Center for a night of the infectious energy that made the group an international phenomenon. Read more

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