What to do in Chicago this weekend!

Hey friends, here is another segment in our What to do in Chicago this weekend. There are some fun activities to do in this weekend in the city and hopefully you will have fun at some of them.
For the Comic Book Fan

Out in theaters right now is the fantastic Spider-Man: Homecoming. This is a fun movie and very much has the feel that fans of Spider-Man have been waiting for. Read our review here.

For the Gamers

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For families looking to purchase Nintendo Switch or a new handheld in the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Summer of Play tour is the perfect opportunity to give these popular systems a try and each stop is filled with familiar Nintendo characters and camera-ready visuals. The tour is a great place to spend a summer afternoon, take photos, and create long-lasting memories with everyone in the family.

On top of all the fun and games, My Nintendo members who check in with their My Nintendo QR Code will also be able to receive a free gift item (while supplies last). For more information, visit https://my.nintendo.com/news.

The Summer of Play Tour will be at Navy Pier from July 7-9.

For the Star Wars Fan

Stars Wars and More: The Music of John Williams

Friday, July 7 at 8pm

Saturday, July 8 at 8pm

Grant Park Orchestra; Thomas Wilkins, guest conductor

The music from your favorite films is brought to life in an epic evening featuring classics from Academy Award-winner John Williams. Enjoy the orchestral soundtrack from Star Wars, Superman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Raiders of the Lost Ark and more.

On Saturday there will be a meet up and people are encouraged to come in costume. This should make for a fun night.

For the Family 

Square Roots is being held all weekend in the Lincoln Square neighborhood and is perfect for families wanting to enjoy some local restaurants and listen to some great movies.

The Old Town School of Folk Music and the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce’s craft beer and music experience in Chicago’s Lincoln Square is right around the corner. Expect multiple music stages, both inside the Old Town School and outside on Lincoln Avenue, programmed with a vibrant mix of performers from local indie rockers to world music stars to Old Town School teaching artists and students, paired with the best local and regional craft breweries offering a wide variety of beers. Explore all the Old Town School of Folk Music has to offer: concerts, classes, jams, and more! Dine on amazing food from choice restaurants in Lincoln Square. Join in the fun with nightly dance parties, open jams, and plenty of family activities. Bring your whole family for a great weekend!

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