Free or cheap things to do in Chicago this week

Free or cheap things to do in Chicago this week. You can find a complete list of events by day on our Calendar page. Below the daily list are about 70 more Free or Cheap Things to do on any day. To keep up with the latest news on deals, discounts and free events in Chicago, sign up for the daily Chicago on the Cheap newsletter. You can also … [Read More...]

Free events The 606 Chicago

The 606 is packed with free events for adults and kids this summer. That's probably because it's made up of several parks each having a calendar of their own events.  Here's everything free at The 606 this summer: This post is an overview of the 606. Explore Chicago's Bloomingdale Trail and The 606. CorePower Yoga When: Mon, Aug 29 2016 · 6:30 pm … [Read More...]

North Shore Chicago rummage sales this week

North Shore Chicago rummage sales this week. Rummage sales (and garage sales) are a great way to get super deals on things you need.  Some of the highest quality sales take place in the suburbs on the north shore of Chicago.  Many only take cash so be prepared with small bills and change. Here are the remaining 2016 sales:   Three … [Read More...]

Dance at Navy Pier every Thursday

Dance at Navy Pier every Thursday When: Every Thursday beginning July 14-Sept. 1, 2016 8PM-10PM Where:  600 E. Grand Avenue, East End Plaza and different locations every week. Details on this are sketchy.  Here's what the website says: Pier Dance will give guests the chance to dance to a variety of live music under the open skies throughout the … [Read More...]

Morton Arboretum: Free day Sept 24

The Morton Arboretum only has a few free days a year Arbor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. On Thanksgiving and Christmas all the buildings are closed and of course it can be cold. Now they are having an extra free day this year. On Sept. 24 they will be participating in the Smithsonian magazine Free Day. When:  September 24, 2016. 7 a.m. to … [Read More...]

Adler Planetarium After Dark

Adler Planetarium After Dark. If you're looking for something different to do consider attending the next Adler After Dark.   Tickets for the event are on sale now. When:  Every third Thursday, 6:00-10:00pm (Summer hours, May-August: 6:30 pm — 11 pm.) Where:  Adler Planetarium, 1300 S Lake Shore Dr., 312-922-7827 Cost: $20 advance tickets/$25 at … [Read More...]

Free Chicago Riverwalk birding tours

Free Chicago Riverwalk birding tours. Stop by on the way to work and look for birds with the experts, the National Audubon Society. When: July 1, August 5, September 2, and October 7. Note September 2nd - Bilingual Spanish/English & Part of Chicago’s Migratory Bird Treaty Celebration! 8:00AM-8:30AM. Where: Chicago Riverwalk at LaSalle Street … [Read More...]

2016 Free Chicago Museum Days

2016 Free Chicago Museum Days. Visiting museums can be very expensive.  Thanks to the Illinois General Assembly many museums are mandated by law to offer Illinois residents up to 52 free museum days each year.  Some museums are free year round.  Others offer free evenings. A valid ID with an Illinois address is required for these special admission … [Read More...]