Weekend Events Around the Town: 12/13 – 12/15

Courtesy of Bucktown Holiday Art ShowRandolph Street's Holiday Market, an art show in Bucktown, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s holiday concert; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

Bucktown Holiday Art Show

This weekend, more than 100 artists will display and sell their work at the Bucktown Holiday Art Show. The 15th annual show will feature a wide range of creations, including ceramics, photography, watercolors, oils, jewelry, textiles, and more. The show takes place at the Holstein Park Field House on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Guests can either download a free admission pass online, or pay $2 at the door. For more information, click here

Holstein Park Field House
2200 N. Oakley Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
(312) 742-7554

Courtesy of Chicago Children’s MuseumSnow Much Fun at the Chicago Children’s Museum

This year’s Snow Much Fun exhibit at the Chicago Children’s Museum gives kids a chance to enjoy some winter activities -- without getting cold. While exploring the indoor exhibit, kids can slide around on the urban rink, (designed for sock-footed skaters), have a family-friendly snowball fight with fluffy “snow,” and dress up a snowman. The exhibit is open through January 5, and admission to the museum costs $14. For more information, click here.

Chicago Children's Museum
700 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 527-1000

Courtesy of Randolph Street Holiday MarketRandolph Street's Holiday Market

Browse for unique gifts this weekend at the Randolph Street Holiday Market. During the two-day event, vendors will present a wide range of treasures, “in all price ranges, from thrifty to extravagant.” Shoppers can purchase sweets, antiques, stocking stuffers, jewelry, art and more. The market, which takes place indoors, is open on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Tickets cost $8, and parking in the Plumbers Hall lot is free. For more information, click here.

 

Plumbers Hall
Randolph Street Holiday Market
1340 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607

Courtesy of Chicago Symphony OrchestraWelcome Yule at Chicago Symphony Orchestra

 Celebrate the season by enjoying the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Welcome Yule! Conceived and conducted by Duain Wolfe, director of the Chicago Symphony, this cheerful holiday production features a chorus, dancers, children’s chorus, sing-alongs and appearances by beloved holiday characters. This weekend’s performances takes place on Saturday, December 14 at 3:00 pm and  Sunday, December 15 at 1:30 pm. For more information, click here.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 294-3430

Courtesy of Winter Farmers’ Market Winter Farmers’ Market at Chicago Botanic Garden

Check out a wide collection of seasonal produce, herbs, wreaths, handmade pottery, honey, and more at the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Winter Farmers’ Market this weekend. Participating vendors include Made from Mud (handmade pottery), Wild Flour Bakery, River Valley Ranch (resh mushrooms, pickled mushrooms, pasta sauces) Holcomb Hollow (Jams, jellies and breads), and more. The farmers' market takes place on Sunday, December 15 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. For more information, click here.

Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Glencoe, IL 60022
(847) 835-5440

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