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July 4, 2018

WEDNESDAY
Fouth of July

Headliners

10:00 am-
12:00 pm
Happy Fourth of July Annual Event.
Join the fun at the Museum's annual celebration with patriotic musical performances, a reading of the Declaration of Independenc… Chicago History Museum. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party). 312-642-4600
11:00 am-
10:00 pm
Northwest Fourth-Fest.
An annual multi-day festival featuring a carnival, live entertainment, food and beverage vendors, a craft fair, cool zone, parad… Chicago Metro Area. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party).
12:30 pm-
2:30 pm
4th of July Lunch Cruise.
This two hour cruise has a three course buffet style lunch, a DJ and dance floor, games and partiotic party favors along with in… Spirit of Chicago. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party). 866-273-2469
5:00 pmSkokie's 3D Fireworks Festival.
Live music from multiple acts, a kids zone with games and face painting, and food and drink vendors. The fireworks begin at dus… Chicago Metro Area. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party).
6:00 pmItasca 4th of July Celebration.
Celebrate Independence Day with live music, food vendors and a beer tent by Itasca Brewing Company. End the night with a firewor… Chicago Metro Area. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party).
6:30 pm-
8:00 pm
Grant Park Music Festival: Independence Day Salute.
celebrate the Fourth of July under the stars in Millennium Park at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion with an evening of patriotic favori… Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party).
7:30 pm-
10:30 pm
Independence Day Fireworks Dinner Cruise.
Step aboard the Spirit of Chicago for a festive buffet, a platinum open bar and DJ entertainment while you take in the spectacul… Spirit of Chicago. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party). 866-273-2469
9:30 pmFourth of July Fireworks.
Spectacular fireworks perfectly synchronized to patriotic music on Lake Michigan. Navy Pier Chicago. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party). 312-595-PIER

Festivals

10:00 am-
12:00 pm
Happy Fourth of July Annual Event.
Join the fun at the Museum's annual celebration with patriotic musical performances, a reading of the Declaration of Independenc… Chicago History Museum. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party). 312-642-4600
11:00 am-
10:00 pm
Northwest Fourth-Fest.
An annual multi-day festival featuring a carnival, live entertainment, food and beverage vendors, a craft fair, cool zone, parad… Chicago Metro Area. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party).
12:30 pm-
2:30 pm
4th of July Lunch Cruise.
This two hour cruise has a three course buffet style lunch, a DJ and dance floor, games and partiotic party favors along with in… Spirit of Chicago. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party). 866-273-2469
5:00 pmSkokie's 3D Fireworks Festival.
Live music from multiple acts, a kids zone with games and face painting, and food and drink vendors. The fireworks begin at dus… Chicago Metro Area. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party).
6:00 pmItasca 4th of July Celebration.
Celebrate Independence Day with live music, food vendors and a beer tent by Itasca Brewing Company. End the night with a firewor… Chicago Metro Area. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party).
6:30 pm-
8:00 pm
Grant Park Music Festival: Independence Day Salute.
celebrate the Fourth of July under the stars in Millennium Park at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion with an evening of patriotic favori… Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party).
7:30 pm-
10:30 pm
Independence Day Fireworks Dinner Cruise.
Step aboard the Spirit of Chicago for a festive buffet, a platinum open bar and DJ entertainment while you take in the spectacul… Spirit of Chicago. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party). 866-273-2469
9:30 pmFourth of July Fireworks.
Spectacular fireworks perfectly synchronized to patriotic music on Lake Michigan. Navy Pier Chicago. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party). 312-595-PIER

Sports

1:20 pmChicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers.
MLB Baseball Game. Wrigley Field. (Sports - Pro Baseball). 312-831-CUBS

For Children

10:00 amStudio Drop In.
Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects that support a different learning theme each month. The DuPage Children's Museum. (Kids - Children's Activities). 630-637-8000
10:30 amChildren's Story Hour.
Every Wednesday, little ones can visit the Borders Book Store to listen to a variety of stories in the children's book section. Borders. (Kids - Children's Activities). 312-266-8060
1:00 pm-
6:00 pm
Open Play Days.
Corner Playroom is a Parent/Caregiver supervised indoor play place for kids ages 6 months to 5 years. My Corner Playroom. (Kids - Children's Activities). 773-388-2121
1:00 pmStudio Drop In.
Each session will explore alternating math, science, and art-related projects that support a different learning theme each month. The DuPage Children's Museum. (Kids - Children's Activities). 630-637-8000

Community

6:00 am-
7:30 am
Silent Sitting.
The thoughts and feelings that might arise during the silent sitting are simply to be allowed to pass by without engaging oursel… Inner Metamorphosis University - IMU. (Community - Self Help). 773-262-1468
Judy Istock Butterfly Haven.
The Judy Istock Butterfly Haven features a kaleidoscope of butterflies with 75 species from around the world. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
River Works.
Splash through this waterplay experience and learn about Chicago's waterways and how they support plants, animals, and humans. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
Mysteries of the Marsh.
Explore the variety of local wetlands and the creatures that live there and find out why these increasingly scarce species are s… Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
Wilderness Walk.
Three meticulously re-created environments in Wilderness Walk immerse visitors in a prairie, savanna, and dune complete with tru… Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
Hands-on Habitat.
Hands-on Habitat invites budding naturalists (ages 3 - 7) to explore the secret world of animal homes. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
The Extreme Green House.
The Extreme Green House explains how our homes are linked to nature and offers recycling tips. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
Istock Family Look-in Animal Lab.
A detailed look at our native wetlands and their residents. Notebaert Nature Museum. (Educational - Science & Nature). 773-755-5100
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