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125 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Chicago, Illinois

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Schoenhofen Monument.
Nov 25
Chicago, Illinois

Graceland Cemetery Walking Tour

Explore both the celebrated and overlooked histories of Graceland Cemetery.
Dec 1
Chicago, Illinois

Nature's Time Capsule

Explore the intersections of science and nature at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum's offsite collection facility.
J. Allen Hynek.
Dec 1
Evanston, Illinois

A Close Encounter With the Father of UFO-ology

Star gazing and the story of J. Allen Hynek, the Northwestern astrophysicist who made the world believe in UFOs
A vintage view of the famous department store.
Dec 7
Chicago, Illinois

Give the Lady What She Wants: A Scavenger Hunt in Marshall Field’s

Explore Chicago's historic State Street department store on this unique scavenger hunt.
Chicago Cultural Center.
Dec 15
Chicago, Illinois

Breakfast With Tiffany’s…Mosaics

A walking tour of Chicago's Loop, highlighting its brilliant mosaic works.
A dream of Christmas.
Dec 16
Chicago

A Silent Christmas

An afternoon of early silent films and an exploration of Chicago's role in the movie business.

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