Grab a drink and head to the theater or brunch with friends before the local wine fest - dive into the weekend with these great events in Lincoln Park!

Looking for more great things to do? Check out our Events Calendar to stay on top of the latest neighborhood happenings.

Visit the Apollo Theater for a theatrical concert with world-class Broadway and Chicago Performers. Drum along to popular songs spanning across decades and join the family friendly musical journey!

Friday - Sunday, April 26-28
Friday/Saturday 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday/Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln

From psycho killers to big pharma, coming out to your family to coming undone in your nightmares, The Second City’s fearless force of comedy commandos takes on everything that makes us all unfalteringly unique.

The Second City e.t.c.
1608 N. Wells

★★★½ “Remarkable… superb…triumphant” — Chicago Tribune

Tuesday - Friday @ 7:30 p.m.
Sunday @ 3:00 p.m.
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

Looking for plans this weekend? Stop by Victory Gardens Theater to delve into Wolfram Lotz’ comedy that has a spin on Heart of Darkness, Apocalypse Now, and our history of colonialism - not intended for younger audiences.

Friday - Sunday, April 26-28
Friday/Saturday 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

Enjoy an improvised show this weekend that gives a satirical turn on current events. Tickets are available online!

Saturday, April 27
8:00 p.m.
iO Chicago
1501 N. Kingsbury

Come see Onra, a French hip hop beatmaker, playing this weekend at Lincoln Hall!

Sunday, April 28
8:30 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Join Delilah’s for their Juke Box night including $1 for 3 songs, $5 for 18 songs, and lots of fun!

Friday, April 26
9:00 p.m.
2771 N. Lincoln

Relax to some live blues music featuring Big James and The Chicago Playboys this weekend at Kingston Mines - make sure not to miss it! The band’s soulful music is sure to captivate you, exemplifying the best of Chicago’s contemporary blues scene.

Friday - Saturday, April 26-27
7:00 p.m.
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

Join in on the educational fun with your family at the Nature Museum! View a variety of critters being fed all while learning from experts about their special diets. Event is free with admission.

Friday, April 26
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

Join Emerald City Theatre for a free preview of a kids’ summer Emerald City Theatre camp - parents welcome to observe!

Sunday, April 28
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Menomonee Club for Boys and Girls
1535 N. Dayton

Join Greenhouse Theater to witness the beauty of when culture collide through the art of dance - all ages welcome!

Friday, April 26
8:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln

Kirkwood’s is hosting a wine tasting meet & greet with The Central Lakeview Neighborhood Association. Come sample over a dozen wines, $10 suggested donation.

Sunday, April 28
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
2934 N. Sheffield

Explore the history of Gold Coast, the flourishing Chicago neighborhood. The tour will stop by historic highlights and educate patrons about the various architecture of the area.

Saturday, April 27
9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark

Join DePaul for their free bass showcase this weekend, featuring Andrew Pedersen, Depaul Bass Faculty, and the Bass Quartet!

Saturday, April 27
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Brennan Family Recital Hall
2330 N. Halsted

Stop by DePaul’s Art Museum to experience one of their new exhibits. The Bald Eagle’s Toupee and New Age, New Age both open Thursday, April 25! More information online.

Friday - Sunday, April 26-27
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
DePaul Art Museum
935 W. Fullerton

Enjoy food, live music, and wine tasting at Lincoln Park Zoo! There are three times available. Don’t miss out on VIP admission which allows early access before the crowd.

Saturday, April 27
Three time sessions: 12:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House & Foreman Pavilion
2121 N. Stockton