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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.

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

Mozart, museums and maniac cats

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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

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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