Every Friday, June 2 - September 29

Saints & Sinners Walking Tour: Chicago's Legacy of Virtue and Vice - EXTENDED!

Explore the dichotic human struggle between Virtue and Vice with this summer walking tour. Experience Chicago's storied past from a new perspective. > Read more

Friday, September 22

Gypsy Jazz Cabaret: Le Percolateur

The 6:30 show is now sold out, tickets available for 8:30. This hot gypsy swing music incorporates three-finger chord structures, rippling melodies, and frenetic-rhythms that still thrive in Paris and around the world. > Read more

Saturdays & Sundays, September 23 – October 8

Bertha Palmer’s Gold Coast: Patronage and the 1893 World’s Fair

Discover the fascinating history of Chicago's Gold Coast as you follow in the footsteps of Mrs. Potter Palmer, the neighborhood’s founder and most illustrious resident. > Read more

Monday, September 25

Tango & Jazz featuring Rembrandt Chamber Musicians

Enjoy the sultry rhythms of tango and the freewheeling style of jazz, interpreted by three iconic stylists of 20th-century music. This program will make you feel like dancing! > Read more

Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7

A Toast to the Gilded Age: Crafting Cognac - New Date Added!

Named after the town in France which bears its name, Cognac has experienced a resurgence with the increased popularity of craft cocktails. > Read more

Wednesday, October 11

Signature Lecture with Marcus Mucha - Alphonse Mucha: The Man, The Artist, The Legacy

Marcus Mucha, the artist's great-grandson, will tell the story of Alphonse Mucha's life and work, as well as discuss the family's efforts to preserve and promote the artist's legacy. > Read more

Saturday, October 14

Fall Book Club - Edgar Allan Poe: The Best of Poe

Read and discuss a selection of Poe's most influential works including The Tell-tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher and The Raven, considered among the greatest works in American literature. > Read more

Sunday, October 15


Fifth House Ensemble showcases contemporary piano trios with an aural landscape, rich with inspirations of film noir, jazz, pop, and folk songs. > Read more

Thursdays & Saturdays, October 19 – October 28

Spooky Walking Tour

Today, Lincoln Park is known as one of the city’s most exclusive neighborhoods, but in the mid-19th century the area served as one of Chicago’s original cemeteries. > Read more

Fridays, October 20 & 27, Saturdays, October 21 & 28

7th Annual Murder Mystery - Unsolved Murder at the Chicago World’s Fair

Join us for our annual Murder Mystery event! Use your sleuthing skills to solve the crime while enjoying cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and dinner. This year the crime takes place at The World's Fair of 1893! > Read more

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