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Hey Chicagoland!  Here’s Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

by Kurt Clements

Hey Chicagoland!  Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events. If you have any events you would like us to promote for you please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]!

Farmer’s Markets

Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details.

Yelp List of Suburban Farmer’s Markets– Enter your location and check Yelp link for days, times, and details.

Friday August 9th

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland A’s – First Pitch at 2:10pm – Promotion is Post Game Screening of “Field of Dreams”.

Chicago Hot Dog Fest – From Friday August 9th – Sunday August 11th – The Chicago-style hot dog is a quintessential part of Chicago’s storied history, celebrating its premier at the 1893 World’s Fair. Now in its seventh year, the Chicago Hot Dog Fest has become one of the largest festivals in the world to honor the red hot.

Bartlett Summer Festival – From Friday August 9th – Saturday August 10th – Come out with the whole family for a great day of fun and entertainment!

Saturday August 10th

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland A’s – First Pitch at 6:10pm – Promotion is Eloy Jimenez First MLB Home Run Bobblehead.

Chicago Fire vs Montreal Impact – Kick off at 8:00pm.

Veggie Fest Chicago – From Saturday August 10th – Sunday August 11th – Veggie Fest Chicago is a family fun festival celebrating the joy, science, food, and compassion behind the vegetarian lifestyle.

Summer Made in Chicago Market – From 10:00am – 5:00pm.  Explore beautiful products handmade by artists right here in Chicago. Sample delicious food and drinks and enjoy activities provided by American Bocce Co.

House Disco Day Party – From 3:00pm – 9:00pm.  It’s all Disco, all House, All Day courtesy of the one and only Boolumaster.

Naperville Food Truck Festival – From 12:00pm – 7:00pm – Hey Foodies! We’re heading to Naper Settlement – the heart of downtown Naperville, to bring you the Inaugural Naperville Food Truck Festival. Featuring 25+ of the area’s best food trucks, live DJ entertainment, beer garden and a vendor village featuring local businesses. Plus enjoy DuPageChildren’s Museum Hands-On Activities. This is a family friendly event where kids can enjoy the Naper Settlement playground and all can experience the historical grounds.

Taste of Bolingbrook – From 12:00pm – 10:00pm – Bolingbrook’s Taste of Bolingbrook will take place at the Promenade Bolingbrook.
Restaurants, delicious food, live music, entertainment and a dedicated kid’s zone are all a part of this year’s Taste of Bolingbrook.

Navy Pier Fireworks – Starts at 10:15pm.  Navy Pier is the destination for spectacular fireworks in Chicago, perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. Our biweekly Aon Summer Fireworks shows occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Be sure to check the schedule for additional shows added throughout the year.

Sunday August 11th

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland A’s – First Pitch at 1:10pm – Promotion is Harold Baines Day and HOF Plaque Giveaway.

India Day Celebrations – From 11:00am – 9:30pm – Large decorated floats, Colorful Indian Folk, Classical & Modern Dances, Food, Drinks, Children Area, Fashion Show, Concert, Shopping of Indian Ethnic Dresses/Jewelry will be the highlights. The event will be Headlined by the master of amazing voice, top playback singer, stage performer – Sunidhi Chauhan and Group from Bollywood, India.

Molly’s Cupcakes & Beer-Cider Pairing – From 5:00pm – 6:00pm.  We’ll be pairing craft beer & cider with Molly’s Cupcakes. Join us to sample five delicious Molly’s Cupcakes and five beer and cider selections.

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Monday August 12th

Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros – First Pitch at 7:10pm.

Monday Night Sunset & Happy Hour Booze Cruise – From 7:30pm – 9:30pm – Break up the work week and enjoy the summer & fall evenings on a beautiful cruise. Access a full bar where cocktails can be purchased, while enjoying the amazing Chicago skyline, fireworks, sunsets, and great music.

Prairie Station – From 6:30pm – 8:30pm – Prairie Station is your answer to today’s current country hits to the classic ones you just can’t help but sing along to. High energy shows and fun times!

Tuesday August 13th

Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros – First Pitch at 7:10pm.

Cycle Gear’s Bike Night – From 6:00pm – 9:00pm – Cycle Gear will be having their Bike Night at their new location on The Row! Come out for some food, raffle prizes, and meet the team!

Wednesday August 14th

Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros – First Pitch at 1:10pm – Promotion is $1 Hot Dog Wednesday.

Job Fair at IDES – from 1:30 – 3:30pm – Come and find work August 14th at our job fair at IDES. We look forward to meeting you!

Navy Pier Fireworks – Starts at 9:30pm.  Navy Pier is the destination for spectacular fireworks in Chicago, perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. Our biweekly Aon Summer Fireworks shows occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Be sure to check the schedule for additional shows added throughout the year.

Thursday August 15th

Still Not Friday Comedy @ Two Brothers Roundhouse – From 8:00pm – 10:00pm – As Aurora prepares for an amazing Pride weekend, both SNF and our friends at The Comedy Shrine are celebrating this amazing month of diversity and unity. It’s our pleasure to announce to all featured comedians this weekend in Aurora will be LGBT performers.

Taco Trot 5K + Party – Race starts at 6:30pm – Post-race Taco Party will be provided!