This weekend, shop local goods at Handmade Market Chicago in Ukrainian Village. Indulge in drinks why you learn how to make them at ‘Cocktails 101’ at the Violet Hour in Wicker Park. Give a little and change lives with other women at the Women’s Friend-Raiser in Humboldt Park. Immerse yourself in art and music during
Cities In Dust Jewelry Workshop
Saturday | January 12th | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Freehand Chicago | 19 E Ohio St. | $30
In last weekend’s
Handmade Market Chicago
Saturday | January 12th | 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Empty Bottle | 1035 N Western Ave.| Free
Handmade Market Chicago is a unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate the unique and handmade. There are more than 30 awesome and talented artists/vendors in-person. See what is new for 2019 at this monthly event. For more information visit the Facebook page here.
Food + Drink:
tbd food. event four: pop-up dinner 15-course
Friday – Saturday | January 11th – 12th | 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
TBD | $250
tbd food is an interactive
‘Cocktails 101’ Class at The Violet Hour
Saturday | January 12th | 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The Violet Hour | 1520 North Damen Ave | $125
Want to learn how to make cocktails from one of the most recognized bars in Chicago? You are in luck! Cocktail Classes 101 at The Violet Hour are the perfect Saturday afternoon activity for yourself, or a friend. Join The Violet Hour for an afternoon of cocktail history and hands-on fundamentals, all while sipping on the subject matter. Purchase your tickets here.
Women’s Friend-Raiser: Give A Little, Help A Lot
Thursday| January 10th | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Homiey | 3455 West North Ave. | Free
Women’s Friend-Raiser is your opportunity to be a part of a meaningful experience where you can hear stories from those who have faced homelessness, learn ways to help, and donate feminine care/personal hygiene supplies all in support of the Housing Opportunities for Women & Connections for Abused Women and their Children. Come out, bring donations, and learn how you can give back this season. Food and drinks will be provided. To find a list of donation items as well as learn more about the Housing Opportunities for Women & Connections for Abused Women and their Children, visit the event page here.
Arts + Culture:
Nikko Washington: 53 ’til Infinity
Friday | January 11th | 6:00 p.m.
Cafe Logan- Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | 915 E 60th St. | Free
Kick-off your Friday night with an evening in Hyde Park. Nikko Washington, the Artistic Director for Chicago hip-hop collective, Savemoney, will exhibit his solo show in his native Hyde Park neighborhood. “Nikko Washington: 53 ’til Infinity, “highlights the artist’s most recent works, some of which have been created specifically for this show and will be seen for the first time. Learn more about the show opening by visiting the event page here.
wndr After Dark
Friday + Saturday | January 11th + 12th| 7:00 p.m.
wndr Museum | 1130 W Monroe St. | $32
The latest art experience to hit Chicago is kicking off another year in the city with the first After Dark series of the year. If you are like me, you love a good after dark event! On Friday, Jan. 11 and Saturday, Jan. 12, the museum will be turning the lights down and music up with a live DJ until 11:00 p.m. Guests will get the entire
What I’m Seeking:
Chicago, I am truly debating on how I want to spend my weekend. I have a lot of goals outside of the blog that I am aiming to reach by spring and need to get on top of them! I will most likely