“The Greatest Show on Earth” is back — this time without animals or clowns. See 75 performers from 18 countries in aerial, acrobatic, dance, music and comedy performances at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey showcase.
Details: Showtimes vary Friday to Sunday at Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road in Rosemont. $20-170 / MAP
Looking for more events? Check more of the season’s upcoming festivities in our 2023 Chicago Festival Guide.
Watch Deeply Rooted Dance Theater in a one-night performance as part of the Made in Chicago Dance Series. The contemporary dance company blends modern, classical, American and African American traditions in its dance and storytelling.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B Wells Drive, $33-85 / MAP
Celebrate Native American art and culture at Family Day at the Schingoethe Center. Listen to flute music and storytelling, try your hand at beadwork and enter raffles and a scavenger hunt. On display at the museum is “Action/Abstraction Redefined,” a traveling exhibit of modern Native American art from the 1940s to 1970s. Can’t make Family Day? The exhibit is on display through mid-December.
Details for Family Day: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Schingoethe Center, 1315 Prairie St. in Aurora. Free / MAP
Details for “Action/Abstraction Redefined”: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m-7 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays to Fridays through Dec. 15 at the Schingoethe Center, 1315 Prairie St. in Aurora. Free / MAP
The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival celebrates 40 years with more than 250 animated, documentary and live-action films for kids and teens. Fifty countries are represented, and virtual screenings are available.
Details: Showtimes vary Friday through Nov. 19. Tickets start at $10.20
The Sauced Fall Night Market brings together emerging chefs, artists and artisans. Shop wares from more than 50 local vendors while enjoying food, cocktails and music at the WNDR Museum.
Details: 5-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at WNDR Museum, 1130 W. Monroe St. Free with RSVP / MAP
Events listed are subject to change. We recommend double-checking times and locations before you head out the door. Want to share your upcoming events with us for consideration in a future roundup? Send us an email.