What’s Hot on The Magnificent Mile

Stay updated on the hottest happenings around The Magnificent Mile. From in-store events to new openings in the district, we provide you with the latest news and happenings. Check back often to keep your calendar filled!


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    Black Friday Deals on The Magnificent Mile

    Everyone knows that Michigan Avenue is famous for its amazing shopping. The holiday season is no exception in Chicago! ‘Tis the season to shop ’til you drop with these Black Friday deals on The Magnificent Mile.

    Brooks Brothers
    713 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 915-0060

    Lowest prices of the year for 2 days only (November 27 – 28). Shop the Black Friday deals at Brooks Brothers with Men’s and Women’s Shirts 4 for $199 or $65-98.50 each.

    625 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 587-3167

    The Thanksgiving Sale
    November 26 – 29
    Take 20% off purchases up to $250, 25% off purchases $250 to $500 and 30% off purchases of $500 or more.

    Cole Haan
    673 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 642-8995

    Grand Giving Event
    November 25 – 29
    Enjoy 30% off entire store with 50% off boots for her and ZeroGrands for him.
    *Some exclusions apply. Offers cannot be combined.

    151 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 228-6772

    Through November 30, get a free Rainbow Tin of loose leaf tea when you spend $30 at DAVIDsTEA – plus more surprises in store. A $15 value.

    835 N Michigan Avenue
    (312) 335-3663

    On November 27 the first 100 guests to enter Foodlife will have a chance to win between $5 and $50 in Foodlife gift certificates upon purchase! Guests will also be entered in a Black Friday Raffle, where 3 winners will be randomly selected. Two winners will go home with $100 in Foodlife gift certificates, and one lucky winner will win a party at Foodlife for 20 people, up to $250!

    Kiehl’s Since 1851
    520 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 321-3601

    Through December 2 receive $20 off a purchase of $65 or more, great for your holiday shopping!  Kiehl’s has a wonderful selection of gifts for everyone on your holiday list. Get your Kiehl’s Cash here.

    Neiman Marcus Last Call
    51 E Ohio Street
    (312) 973-4990

    November 23 – 27 receive 40-80% Off of the Entire Store! Plus, they open at 6:00 a.m. on Black Friday and the first 100 people in line, at 6:00 a.m. (18 yrs or older) will receive a gift card starting at $10, with a chance to receive a $1,000 gift card! Women’s Contemporary furs- ponchos, capes, vests, etc will be 50% off and this is a must have item for the season!

    Newberry Library
    60 W. Walton Street
    (312) 943-9090

    Black Friday and Small Business Saturday
    November 27 – 28
    Close the book on digital media, and enjoy 20% off your entire purchase at the Newberry Bookstore!

    The Peninsula Chicago
    108 E. Superior Street
    (312) 337-2888

    Shop ‘til you drop with The Peninsula Chicago’s Black Friday to Cyber Monday specials! Plus, receive complimentary shipping!

    All Black Friday to Cyber Monday offers will be available exclusively online at peninsula.com/chicagogifts from 12:00 am EST, on Friday, November 27 to 11:59 pm EST on Monday, November 30.

    Enjoy a 20% savings off our Best Available Rate on luxuriously renovated guest rooms and suites and be among the first to stay in our new “premier” accommodations! Use the promotional code CHCYBER to reserve travel between 13 December 2015 and 30 April 2016 to receive discount and guaranteed upgrade in “premier” room types via peninsula.com. Available guest room types include: Premier Superior Room, Premier Deluxe Room, Premier Grand Deluxe Room, Premier Executive Suite, Premier Junior Suite and Premier Deluxe Suite. Terms and conditions and blackout dates apply.

    Offer a loved one a memorable experience with a gift card to The Peninsula Chicago with these Cyber Monday specials. Purchase a US$ 300 or more gift card to be applied toward overnight stays and receive a 10% discount off the total price.

    Gift a decadent experience to your loved ones this holiday season with a Chocolate at The Pen experience in The Lobby at a 15% discount.

    Purchase a US$ 300 or more gift card for The Lobby restaurant or Shanghai Terracerestaurant and receive a 10% discount off the total price.

    Spoil your loved ones this holiday season with a rejuvenating, invigorating and detoxifying SATTVA Vedic Aromatherapy Full Body and Facial Marma Massage experience at the award-winning Peninsula Spa at a 25% discount. This treatment is 105 minutes.

    Purchase a US$ 300 or more gift card for the award-winning Peninsula Spa and receive a 10% discount off the total price. Spa gift cards can be purchased in a variety of dollar increments and applied to any Spa service or treatment.

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    November 2015

    Top 5 Things To Do In Chicago

    Check out our recommendations below for the Top 5 things to do in Chicago on The Magnificent Mile this month!

    1) French Restaurant Week (November 9 – 19)
    2) Christmas Around the World (November 19 – January 3)
    3) The 2015 BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival (November 21)
    4) 24th Annual Wreathing of the Lions (November 27)
    5) Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour (Tours begin November 27)

    1) French Restaurant Week (November 9 – 19)

    Get ready to say “Oui! Oui!” to Chicago’s first-annual French restaurant week. The event, sponsored by the non-profit group À la carte Chicago, will feature special prix-fixe menus for $33 and $44, tastings, cooking workshops, French films and even lunch with the Consul General of France.

    Participants are still being lined up (and menus are being finalized), but they include Shaw’s Crab House, River Roast, Paris Club, Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, Fig and Olive and many more.

    Find out more information here.

    2) Christmas Around the World (November 19 – January 3)

    Enjoy a one-of-a-kind seasonal celebration by joining the Museum of Science and Industry for Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light, a Chicago tradition which began in 1942 with a single tree dedicated to the Allies of World War II.

    As always, the Museum’s 45-foot Grand Tree takes center stage in the Rotunda, surrounded by more than 50 smaller trees beautifully decorated by volunteers from Chicago’s ethnic communities to represent their various cultures and holiday traditions. School choral groups perform during the week, and ethnic song and dance performances take place on the weekends.

    Find out more information here.

    3) The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival (November 21)

    Lights Fest
    Where Your Holidays Begin! The nation’s largest evening holiday celebration, promises a full day of family friendly activities in Lights Festival Lane, rockin’ concerts by top musical artists, a grand Tree-Lighting Parade down Michigan Avenue marshaled by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, a fireworks show over the Chicago River and more!

    Find out more information here.

    4) 24th Annual Wreathing of the Lions (November 27)

    Start the holidays with a roar at this Chicago family favorite. The beloved lions don their traditional evergreen wreaths at the Michigan Avenue entrance as you warm up with complimentary hot chocolate.

    At 10:30 a.m., following the outdoor ceremony on the Michigan Avenue steps, families are invited to stop by the Ryan Education Center to create holiday wreaths decorated with inspiring images of winter wonderlands in the Art Institute collection.

    Find out more information here.

    5) Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour (Tours begin November 27)

    This lightly narrated two and a half hour tour showcases Chicago’s radiant and abundant holiday lights and sights. They stop at two classic holiday events and let you get out to explore and be in the middle of the festivity. You’ll find yourself caroling and smiling all evening.

    Sights on the tour include the Magnificent Mile, Macy’s Holiday Windows, the John Hancock Center Tree, Daley Plaza, Millennium Park and much more.

    Find out more information here.

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    October 17-18

    Chicago Architecture Foundation 5th Annual Architecture Festival

    The largest architectural festival in Chicago is back for its fifth year! Open House Chicago is the largest free architecture festival in Chicago, showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s architecture. Sites include uncommonly seen and “restricted access” areas of public buildings, factories, historic mansions, private clubs, sacred spaces, schools, professional offices and cultural institutions and more!

    Open House Chicago
    October 17-18, 9am – 5pm

    Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods—all for free. Drawing tens of thousands of people to the city, the Chicago Architecture Foundation 5th Annual Architecture Festival includes 200 of the city’s greatest spaces and places from 20 neighborhoods across the city including Intercontinental Chicago, Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel and much more!

    Whether you are an architecture buff, history enthusiast or just looking for a unique weekend festival, OHC is a fun, must-see event for every kind of adventurer.

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    In partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Chicago Architecture Foundation presents global designers pushing the boundaries between architecture and art. Below are the evening lectures coming up. Tickets for all of these can be purchased at architecture.org/programs.

    Atelier Bow-Wow
    October 4, 1 – 3pm
    $10 for non-members, $8 for members (of CAF)
    MCA Theater, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    Atelier Bow-Wow is a Tokyo-based architecture firm, founded in 1992 by Momoyo Kajima and Yoshiharu Tsukamoto. The firm is known for its light, multifunctional design aesthetic, coupled with a focus on the urban condition and the relationship between space and inhabitant. Momoyo Kajima discusses the Chicago Architecture Biennial and her studio’s practice with Reed Kroloff, architectural commentator.

    Asymptote Architecture
    October 28, 6 – 8pm
    $10 for non-members, $8 for members (of CAF)
    MCA Theater, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    Founded in 1989 by Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid, New York-based Asymptote Architecture has distinguished itself globally with intelligent, innovative and visionary projects that include building designs, art installations, virtual reality environments, as well as interiors and industrial design. The lecture is moderated by Reed Kroloff, architectural commentator.


    Design Dialogues (monthly evening lectures featuring a panel of experts discussing current issues in local architecture and urban design; includes Q&A afterwards)

    Zoned in on Industry: Where Will You Live in Chicago 
    October 13, 6 – 8pm
    $12 for non-members, $7 for members
    Lecture Hall @CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.
    Over the years, the city of Chicago has introduced a highly complex zoning ordinance called Planned Manufacturing Districts (PMDs), with aim to protect some of our city’s organically formed centers for heavy industry. Now more than ever, architects and planners are taking it upon themselves to determine what the future of our city’s PMDs could be to deliver the most value to Chicagoans. With unprecedented opportunity to redesign a 20th century city for the 21st century and beyond, where will the next great economic engines in Chicago be located? We look in-depth at two bold proposals for the future of the West Loop and Goose Island.

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    Changing the Outcomes: School Design Principles for the Next Generation.
    November 10, 6 – 8pm
    $12 for non-members, $7 for members
    Lecture Hall @CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.
    How can Chicago create new K—12 learning environments that ensure the development of 21st century skills in our next generation of leaders? What design principles can help transform urban dilemmas into unique opportunities and provide a framework for policy makers to think about schools in new ways? Panelists respond to CAF’s whitepaper “Changing the Outcomes” and discuss the future of learning and school design.

    Holiday tour: Holiday Lights, City Lights tour
    November 28 – December 30
    Fridays/Saturdays/Sundays, 4:15 p.m.

    224 S. Michigan Avenue
    Adults- $30, Members- $22
    1.75 hours
    Explore downtown Chicago’s beautiful city and the holiday lights at night on Michigan Avenue aboard a heated trolley. The tour includes two stops with views of the city and holiday lights where guests can hear the stories of the architects, developers and leaders who played key roles in shaping Chicago..

    Find out more information at www.openhousechicago.org.

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    September – December 2015

    Fall/Winter Programs and Events at Lincoln Park Zoo

    Lincoln Park Zoo has a full schedule for the fall and winter season! Their events calendar is packed with fun, exciting activities for everyone – Some of which are FREE! Lincoln Park Zoo invites you to welcome the harvest season to Chicago with the first-ever Fall Fest, a family celebration complete with rides, activities and entertainment the first three weekends of October. Or join them for the Haunted Ghost Tours around Halloween time. Check out the full list below and begin planning your next trip to the Lincoln Park Zoo!

    Nature in Motion

    Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Lincoln Park Zoo hosts its first sculpture show! The free, public, juried exhibition is on display now through fall in outdoor locations on zoo grounds. The theme of the inaugural show is “Nature in Motion.” Sculptures by participating artists were selected based on originality, artistic merit and ability to communicate this theme to all zoo visitors. The zoo will host guided tours of the artwork throughout the show’s run.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon Drive and Fullerton Parkway
    Every Friday – Sunday, Now – October
    Tours at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Fri-Sun
    Cost: FREE
    More info: www.lpzoosculpture.org

    Evening Sculpture Scroll

    Evening Sculpture Stroll
    A sculpture stroll through the zoo gardens?  Join a tour guide and a zoo garden expert and explore Nature in Motion:  Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo.  Sharing information about each of the 15 sculptures and each artist, this evening walkabout offers an exclusive, after-hours experience to learn and reflect on each sculpture and the gardens in which they are placed.  Bring a camera, walking shoes, and natural curiosity in this celebration of artwork in the context of our natural world.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Gateway Pavilion
    September 9 and October 14

    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Ages 16 and older
    Cost: $13 ($10 for members)
    More info: www.lpzoosculpture.org

    Animal Enrichment

    Animal Enrichment Workshop
    Adults and kids of all ages can make edible piñatas and other creative enrichment items for the zoo’s animals. Join the zoo in creating willow balls, wreaths, piñatas and other enticing items for the curious cats, gregarious gorillas or the resilient rhinoceros. Once the enrichment is complete, head out to the zoo to see the animals pounce and play with similar enrichment items.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Tadpole Room in Park Place Café
    September 12, October 10 and November 14
    1-3:30 p.m.
    Price: $5 ($4 for members) or $18 Family Pack admits 4-6 individuals ($15 for members)
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

    Second Saturdays

    Second Saturdays Garden Tour
    Join Lincoln Park Zoo’s Horticulture Department for a free garden tour. New plants and areas will be highlighted each month as they blossom with the seasons.

    Meet at information kiosk at the Patio at Café Brauer
    September 12 and October 10
    10 a.m.
    Cost: Free!
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

    Leap Learn Play

    LEAP: Learn, Explore, And Play
    Connect with nature through play!  Lincoln Park Zoo has created an immersive, sensory-rich play space for children and adults specifically designed for early learners. Explore the natural world by meeting animals, building, drawing, climbing and making music at your own pace. The choices are up to you! This program is for children aged 2-3 years old with an adult.

    Lincoln Park Zoo’s Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo and Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House
    Saturdays September 19- November 21 (except Oct. 24) OR
    Wednesdays, September 23-November 18 OR
    Thursdays September 24 – November 19

    9:30–10:30 a.m.
    Cost:   $126 per child ($108 for members) for a nine-class series
    For children ages 2–3 and an adult
    Register: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

    Wild Spirits

    NEW! Wild Spirits
    Lincoln Park Zoo is hosting the first-ever after-hours spirit tasting event throughout zoo grounds. Guests will enjoy spirit samples, mixology sessions, entertainment and exclusive access to zoo buildings after-hours. VIP tickets include specialty samples, snacks and access to a private lounge and restrooms.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon and Fullerton
    September 19
    6- 10:30 p.m.
    Cost: $69 for general admission, $89 for VIP
    Ages 21 and older
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar

    Twilights Safari

    Twilight Safari
    Interested in exploring the zoo after-hours? Join a zoo horticulturalist and an animal expert on a leisurely stroll through the zoo at twilight. Guides will point out interesting behavior from animals like the puma and snow leopard observed at this unique time of day as well as seasonal highlights in the zoo gardens. Participants are encouraged to bring their cameral along to this exclusive evening walk.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Café Brauer Gate
    September 23
    6-7:30 p.m.
    Cost: $13 ($10 for members)
    Ages 16 and older
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs  

    Wine and Wildlife

    Wine & Wildlife: Biodiversity City
    For the past five years, Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute has been undertaking a groundbreaking study of Chicago’s urban ecosystem. Using tools like camera traps and acoustic monitors, experts have been tracking the habits of bats and birds to insects and even humans. Urban Wildlife Institute experts Seth Magle, Liza Lehrer and Mason Fidino will share insights to what they have discovered about this urban environment we call home.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Café Brauer
    September 30
    6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Cost: $17 non-members; $14 members (18 and older)
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

    Fall Fest

    NEW! Fall Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Fall harvest celebrations have made their way to the heart of the city! The new family-friendly Fall Fest will feature a giant 60 ft. burlap sack slide, ferris wheel, a hay mountain, corn maze, inflatable rides, educational activities, live entertainment, hay rides, pumpkin patch and much more!

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon and Fullerton
    October 2-4, 9-12, 16-18

    10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Cost: Free to enter, $3 per ride ticket or 10 for $27, 20 for $51.
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar

    Zoo Ghost Tours

    Zoo Ghost Tours
    Come explore the zoo after hours and join our guide, Ursula Bielski of Chicago Hauntings, to learn about the spooky history of Lincoln Park Zoo. On Oct. 22, guests can enjoy a special spooky sit-down lecture at the historic Café Brauer which is rumored to have paranormal activity.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon Drive and Fullerton
    October 1, 8, 28 and 22 (NEW! lecture)

    7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    Cost: $28 Ghost Tours ($24 for members); $22 Haunted Lecture ($18 for members)
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar

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    Columbus Day Zoo Camp: The Great Migration
    Join us at Lincoln Park Zoo during your days off of school!  Columbus Day Zoo Camp offers exciting learning opportunities for animal and nature lovers in preK–4th grade. Each camp group will explore the zoo and participate in a variety of activities. Activities will focus on animal diversity, environmental conservation and the ways Lincoln Park Zoo cares for animals at the zoo and conserves them in the wild.

    The Great Migration: Traveling from Tanzania to Kenya, millions of African beasts migrate annually. Explore the ups and downs that animals like wildebeests face on this challenging expedition with young in tow. Learn how and why these animals cross the continent, overcoming heat, exhaustion and the constant threat of predation.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon Drive and Fullerton
    October 12 (Columbus Day)
    9 a.m. – 3p.m. (After Care is available from 3-5 p.m.)
    Cost: $67/day ($57/day for members); After Care $20 per camper
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

    Sleepover with the Animals

    Sleepover with the Animals
    Interested in sleeping among Lincoln Park Zoo’s amazing animals? Grab that nighttime gear and join the zoo for an indoor overnight adventure! The evening begins with dinner, followed by opportunities to explore the nightlife of the zoo’s residents. Slide your hands over the scales of a blue-tongued skink at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House or see the chimpanzees settle into their nests at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Hear stories from zoo experts and wind down with quiet games and a bedtime snack before you—and the rest of the zoo—turn in for the night. Families can choose to attend just the evening activities OR they can stay for the entire program and sleep over at the zoo.

    Lincoln Park Zoo
    Evening Encounter (6-10 p.m.) or Full Overnight (6 p.m. -8:30 a.m.)
    October 17 and November 21
    Cost: Evening $42 ($35 for members); Overnight $70 ($60 for members)
    For families and groups with children 5-12 years old
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

    Spooky Zoo Spectacular

    Spooky Zoo Spectacular
    Spooky Zoo offers a free, safe alternative to trick-or-treating for more than 30,000 children, as well as a variety of entertainment, crafts and fun for the whole family. Dress up in costume and come to the Lincoln Park Zoo ready for an evening full of fun and games. Spooky Zoo is hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo’s Auxiliary Board.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon Drive and Fullerton
    October 24

    11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Trick-or-treating from noon – 2 p.m.)
    Cost: Free!
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar

    The Great Hibernation

    Veteran’s Day Zoo Camp: The Great Hibernation
    Join us at Lincoln Park Zoo during your days off of school! Veteran’s Day Zoo Camp offers exciting learning opportunities for animal and nature lovers in preK–4th grade. Each camp group will explore the zoo and participate in a variety of activities. Activities will focus on animal diversity, environmental conservation and the ways Lincoln Park Zoo cares for animals at the zoo and conserves them in the wild.

    The Great Hibernation: As the cold weather settles in each year, many different animals enter a sleep-like state in order to survive harsh northern winters. Explore the lives of animals that bury, burrow, huddle and hide themselves away to conquer the cold.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon Drive and Fullerton
    November 11 (Veteran’s Day)

    9 a.m. – 3p.m. (After Care available from 3-5 p.m.)
    Cost: $67/day ($57/day for members); After Care $20 per camper
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

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    Wine & Wildlife: The Masked Bandit: Saving the Endangered Black-footed Ferret from Extinction
    Pulled back from the brink of extinction, the black-footed ferret is an amazing survivor but this species still needs help. Join Lincoln Park Zoo’s Rachel Santymire, PhD and Prarie Wildlife Research’s Travis Livieri to learn what threats continue to exist for the black-footed ferret. The experts will recount their work from searching the prairies at night to collecting samples to re-introducing these animals into the great American West.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Café Brauer
    November 18
    6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Cost: $17 non-members; $14 members (18 and older)
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

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    ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PowerShares QQQ
    See Lincoln Park Zoo transform into a winter wonderland during the 21st annual ZooLights. This free, family-oriented holiday celebration illuminates the sky with two million lights, including larger-than-life lighted animal and seasonal features, holiday crafts and activities, visits with Santa and sweet treats.

    Lincoln Park Zoo
    November 27-29, December 4-6, 11-23, 26-31 and January 1-3

    4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
    Cost: Free!
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar

    Ice Skating

    Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo Presented by PowerShares QQQ
    Whizz past the goats and cows at the rink in Farm-in-the-Zoo. Snacks and winter warming drinks are available for purchase and will keep the whole family happy. Hours vary, visit www.lpzoo.org for more information.

    Farm in the Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo
    November 27-30; December 1-23; December 26 – Jan. 3; Weekends Jan. 8 – Feb. 28 including Jan. 18 (MLK Day) and Feb. 15 (Presidents Day)

    Cost: $5 per person, $5 for skate rental
    For all ages
    Weekdays: 4-9 p.m.; Sat./Sun.: Noon – 9 p.m.; Jan. 18 (MLK Day, Noon – 8 p.m.); Feb. 15 (Presidents Day, Noon – 8 p.m.)
    *Hours will change to 8 p.m. rink close beginning Jan. 8
    No registration necessary
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar

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    BrewLights Presented by Louis Glunz Beer
    For one night only, join Louis Glunz Beer for a special night of beer sampling at Lincoln Park Zoo during the 21st annual ZooLights. From stouts to pale ales, several varieties of beer will be available at taps throughout the zoo. Sample 4 oz. pours as holiday lights illuminate the zoo and animals roam throughout their exhibits. Regular adult ZooLights activities are included and food will be available for purchase throughout the evening. The event is hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo’s Auxiliary Board.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Fullerton and Cannon Drive
    December 2
    5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
    Cost: $40 (early bird); $50 (regular); $60 (door)
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar

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    NEW! ZooLights Adults Night Out
    For the first time, Adults Night Out will host an exclusive night during ZooLights with more than two million lights twinkling above as guests enjoy a night of company and cocktails. Lincoln Park Zoo invites guests who are 18 years of age or older to an adult focused evening at the zoo with unique animal chats. Food, beer and wine are available for purchase.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon Drive and Fullerton Parkway
    December 10

    6– 10 p.m.
    Cost: $15 online, $18 at the door ($12 online for members, $15 at the door for members)
    Ages 18 and older
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/events/calendar

    Winter Break Camp

    Winter Break Camp
    Winter Break Camp offers exciting exploration opportunities for animal and nature lovers in grades preK-4th grade. Each Winter Break Camp group will explore the zoo and do activities to discover animal diversity, environmental conservation and ways Lincoln Park Zoo cares for animals at the zoo and conserves them in the wild. Open registration will begin Oct. 28 at 10 a.m.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon Drive and Fullerton
    December 28, 29, 30 & 31

    PreK-K: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Morning Session) or 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. (Afternoon Session)
    First – fifth graders: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Full-Day Program)
    Cost: Half-day $34/day ($29/day for members); Full-day $67/day ($57/day for members)
    After Care is available from 3–5 p.m. ($20 per camper/day)
    More info: www.lpzoo.org/education/programs

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    Fall 2015

    Fall 2015 Fashion Trends by Tory Burch

    As the temperatures start to get cooler we look forward to fall fashion on The Magnificent Mile! Shopping for fall fashion in Chicago is easy with these tips from Tory Burch. This season’s trends are all about bold patterns and bow blouses. Take a look at these Fall 2015 fashion trends by Tory Burch.

    Bold Patterns
    A love of bold print, reinterpreted through texture and craftsmanship.



    Bow Blouse
    The silhouette of the season: The Stretch Silk Tie Blouse is a style that puts a modern twist on a ladylike classic. It’s free-spirited yet feminine — a super-chic and versatile blouse that is easy to layer and can anchor many looks.



    Find even more Tory Burch fashion here.

    Looks are available at Tory Burch at 45 E. Oak Street.

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    May 16, 2015

    Amphibians Exhibit at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium

    The Amphibians Exhibit at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium is opening May 16, 2015 for a limited time. Find out all the details and plan your trip to The Magnificent Mile today!

    Amphibians Exhibit at Chicago's Shedd AquariumThe Shedd Aquarium is opening their highly anticipated Amphibians exhibit with 40 species of frogs, salamanders and rarely seen caecilians will be featured in over 30 habitats. Learn how amphibians absorb water through their skin, change colors, and how their lives transform from beginning to end! You’ll meet amphibians from every continent where they’re found, which is to say all but Antarctica, and even see a variety of tadpoles in all stages of metamorphosis. You also have the opportunity to explore new ways to prevent amphibian habitat loss caused by climate change and toxic pollutants—stop in and get the facts!

    Shedd Aquarium
    1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
    (312) 939-2438

    For more information on the Amphibian Exhibit visit www.sheddaquarium.org.

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