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Celebrating Native American Heritage Month festivites, special screenings of the Godfather and more usher in the weekend. Here are 5 things to do in and around Chicago.

Photo by Norm Timonera

Hot cocoa runs, Black, LGBTQ+ and Native American film festivals and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 5 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of MMSI)

Miniature sculptures, Beetlejuice pop-up experiences, record fairs and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of The Slow and Low: Chicago Lowrider Festival)

Chicago's International Film Festival, glass pumpkins, lowriding and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of Collaboration)

Black film festival, scarecrows, wine tastings and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of Dean Paul / Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater)

Skaters, wings, art walks and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Photo courtesy of Pilsen Fest)

Alternative music, jazz music, taco festivals, block parties and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

 (Credit: Printers Row Lit Fest)

American folk music, monarch butterfly migration, Ted Talks and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

Chicago Dance Crash. (Credit: Ashley Deran)

Icelandic and Polish food, jazz and electronic music and more fun surprises usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

(Courtesy Taste of Greektown)

Guitar collectors, film noir, doughnut races and Bechdel-Wallace-inspired short plays usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

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Rare coins, blues music, barbecued meats and Latin American music usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

Bud Billiken Parade. (Credit: Enjoy Illinois)

Blues, retro music, farm animals and a Chicago tradition usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

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Costumes, bugs, barbecued meats and Italian fare usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

Taste of Lincoln Avenue (Courtesy of Special Events Management)

Neighborhood street fests, dinosaurs and dragons, pizza pies and cat videos usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in Chicago.

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A pop-up street art festival, summer workouts, circus acts and the sounds of nature usher in the holiday weekend. Here are a dozen things to do in and around Chicago.

EXPO CHICAGO 2019. Image by Kevin Serna, Courtesy of Kasmin (New York) and EXPO CHICAGO.

International artwork, poetry, historic homes and craft brews usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago this weekend.