Veterans who show their military IDs will receive free access to all exhibits at the museum on Wednesday. 

Edgar Allan Poe, Monster Mash Bike Ride, Fright Fest. It's Halloween, people.

What will you do this Halloweekend? Check out this roundup of scary fun events.

Mozart, museums and maniac cats

From incredible feline feats to free museum admission, to a pooch parade to hot apple cider, we've got your weekend covered.

Raise a glass to Oktoberfest and other fall festivals

The return of Redmoon's Great Chicago Fire Festival, an annual Oktoberfest celebration, jazz fest and other weekend events.

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According to a recent report by Swiss financial services company UBS, Chicago joins New York City, Zurich, Geneva, Oslo, London and Hong Kong in an exclusive group of the most-expensive cities in the world. As an antidote to what may seem depressing news, we scoured the web for something everyone can feel good about: free stuff.

Previous public installation piece from Chicago Loop Alliance (Photo / Jennifer Catherine Photography)

The show, curated by Chicago visual artist Cheryl Pope, includes live music, performance and fashion. 

Catch a show at the newly reopened Second City, watch "Game of Thrones" burlesque and weep for the state of mankind at The Internet Cat Video Festival.