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Aztec World

Explore the grandeur and complexity of one of the worlds great societies, and find out how this civilization that began in the middle of a lake went on to rapidly become one of the most powerful empires of all time. Trace the rise and fall of the Aztec world exclusively at The Field Museum.

Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters

From earthquakes and volcanoes to hurricanes and tornadoes, natures forces have shaped our dynamic planet. Now, uncover the causes of these natural disasters and find out how people cope and adapt in the aftermath. In this interactive, new exhibition, all of natures power is on display at The Field Museum.

Star of Wonder

Adler Planetarium invites you to take a journey back in time this holiday season and rediscover the story behind the Star of Bethlehem in the family-friendly sky show, Star of Wonder. Carefully exploring modern ideas, Star of Wonder presents a surprising and dramatic conclusion based on ancient astronomical records and recent computer calculations of planet positions.

Holiday Pops Chicago

The best loved holiday music and songs performed by the 140 member Holiday Pops Chicago Chorus and 48 piece Southport Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Scott Arkenberg, with special guests: The Alphonsus Academy & Center for the Arts Childrens Chorus. Hosted by Rob Elgas of NBC5.

See a Play During Chicago’s Free Night of Theater

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) along with the League of Chicago Theatres is pleased to announce that the fourth annual Free Night of Theater. During the entire month of October in Chicago, people can see a production for free at a theater they’ve never previously attended. When possible, patrons are encouraged to attend a theater in the neighborhood or suburb in which they live. Reservations are limited to two tickets per person for the duration of the program.