What's on Dec with Billy Dec, November 6
Help Billy Dec-- and his growing mustache -- raise money to fight men's cancer this "Movember" with any size donation at http://us.movember.com/mospace/2616130
The Mo Crawl November 9th at 9pm, Navy Pier, $15-29
Details: November means Movember and raising money to support Men's Health issues. Enjoy a pub crawl to the seven bars in Navy Pier and help support a great cause.
Red Orchid Theatre's 21st Annual Gala, November 9th at 6:30pm, Sunda & Underground, $100
Details: Join Michael Shannon and Billy Dec as they support Chicago Art and Theatre with the Red Orchid Theatre Gala. Enjoy passed hors d'oeuvres and cocktails while celebrating.
Celebrity FUNraiser, November 13th at 6:30pm, John Barleycorn River North, $150-250
Details: Join MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson, New York Yankee, and other favorite Chicago athletes in a huge gaming tournament sponsored by Sony Playstation and EA Sports. Proceeds benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository's Programs for Children.
Whiskeyfest , November 8th at 7pm, Rockit Burger Bar, $15
Details: Join whiskey experts from Maker's Mark and Jim Beam in a sampling of sixteen rare bourbon classics like Old Overholt and Makers 46.
Fashion Forward 2013, November 7th at 6:30 pm, Northbrook Court, $35
Details: This fashion show will benefit local charities by donating 100% of its ticket and auction sale to Chicago Bears Care and FORCE. Wholefoods will provide the bites while the Neiman Marcus Beauty Bar helps you primp for the night
Beer Hoptacular, November 8th-9th at 6pm, Pilsen, $45-85
Details: Beer Hoptacular invites you to explore Chicago and craft beer. Lacuna Artists welcomes Beer Hoptacular and our fans to put on another show of craft brewing, home brewing and DIY fun.
Catholic Charities Royale Casino Night, November 9th at 7pm, Chicago Cultural Center, $100-125
Details: Enjoy this black-tie optional event including a jazz band, open bar and appetizers while playing your favorite casino classics like Blackjack, Roulette, and craps. Proceeds benefit Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance Programs.
Rock for Kids Anniversary Auction, November 9th at 6:30pm, Park West Theater, $50-75
Details: Join in on a true 'Rock N Roll' experience. Enjoy a silent auction of over twenty-five rock items from guitars to music. Proceeds from the auction benefits Rock for Kids, and enjoy a special performance from them!
Fall Wine Stroll, November 7th at 6:30pm, Lincoln Square, $40-60
Details: The Annual Fall and Spring Wine Strolls transform Lincoln Square and Ravenswood's retail establishments and restaurants into wine tasting destinations of approximately 40-45 different reds and whites! All participating businesses pair delicious hors d'oeuvres with their wines.
Snow Much Fun, Opens November 8th, Chicago Children's Museum, $14
Details: Throw snowballs, dress up a snowman and skate on ice inside the museum. The all new Snow MuchFun winter exhibit opens with a snowy cityscape to get you in the perfect mood for winter and the holiday season!
Kanye West: the Yeezus Tour, November 7th at 7:30pm, United Center, $39.50-150
DETAILS: Kanye West performs at the United Center with Kendrick Lamar.
Cooking up Change, November 7th at 6pm, Skyline Loft at the Bridgeport Art Center, $100
Details: Teams of students from across Chicago will face off in a culinary competition like no other, bringing their vision for healthy school food to a panel of judges and celebrating at a meaningful and dynamic benefit for Healthy Schools Campaign, all in support of children's health and wellness.
Chicago Humanities Festival: Rainpan 43, Saturday, November 2nd-10th at 3 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, $10-28
Details: The three-man acting group performs a magical and illusion-filled play called The Elephant Room.
John Legend, November 10th at 7:30pm, Chicago Theatre, $49.50-79.50
See Grammy-Award winning John Legend live and groove to songs such as his newest hit ''All of Me.''
Uncork for Kids, November 8th at 7pm, Quay, $75-$85
Details: The evening will include an unlimited selection of wines from around the world, heavy appetizers, silent auction, a cork swap, and much more! All proceeds directly benefit Lurie Children's Hospital.
Diffa's Dining by Design 2013 Mob Scene, November 7th at 5:30pm, Merchandise Mart, $100
Details: Join this annual festival's kick off cocktail party and silent auction. DIFFA Chicago will be taking donations and use funds from the auction to help fights AIDS/HIV.
State Farm Champions Classic, November 12th at 6:30pm, United Center, $39
Details: A single-night event that will host four of the most storied and accomplished teams in college basketball: Duke, Michigan State, Kentucky and Kansas. The matchups will showcase Michigan State vs. Kentucky and Kansas vs. Duke.
Art in Autumn, Wednesday November 6th-November 12th at 9:30am, The Morton Arboretum, $15-22
Details: At this sense-based program, children ages 18-35 months and an adult can create work of art from leaves, tree seeds and more natural objects.
War of the Worlds, November 7th-9th at 7:30pm, Lincoln Park, FREE
Details: With the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' classic, the Gift Theatre presents a brand new version of the broadcast including Chicago references and live music by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Lift a Glass, November 8th at 6pm, Kendall College, $75-85
Details: Enjoy a silent auction, food and wine while raising money for LIFT Foundation, a leadership development program in India. Food is provided by the students of Kendall Culinary College.
Give to the Heart, November 9th at 6pm, EPIC Chicago, $50 drink package
Details: There will be several attractive raffle prizes available to win, including a dinner cruise for 2 aboard the gorgeous Odyssey! Join us for an all you can drink package for $50 that includes beer, wine, and a signature cocktail.
Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony, November 11th at 11am, Soldier Field, FREE
Join together in honoring military veterans at Soldier Field.
Open Mic, November 13th at 9:30am, Chemically Imbalanced Theater, FREE
Details: See local comedians try out new material or bring your best material and get onstage yourself.
The Nosh at Wicker Park, October 26th at 10am, Wicker Park, FREE
Details: This weekly food festival comes to a close this weekend. Enjoy the fall weather as some of Chicago's best niche and cult favorite restaurants offer their culinary delights.
Fellinifest Film and Food Pairings, November 12th at 6pm, Buzz Burgers, FREE
Details: November brings Fellini films and themed cuisine. Nov. 12's selections are "La Dolce Vita" and "i Vitelloni;" Nov. 19's picks are "8 1/2" and "La Strada;" and Nov. 26's films are "Satyricon" and "Juliet of the Spirits." Live music also is planned.
Sinead O' Connor, November 6th at 8pm, City Winery, $115
Details: Embrace your nostalgia as this controversial songstress returns to North American stages and promotes her 9th studio album 'How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?'.
Fine Art of Fiber, November 7th at 6:30, Chicago Botanic Garden, FREE
Details: The area's oldest, largest, and most unique fiber art event. See more than 150 pieces, including quilts, various types of needle arts, knitting, weaving, wearable art, dolls and jewelry. Sales boutiques will be available so you can purchase pieces to take home for yourself or as gifts!
Strikes for Kids, November 8th at 7pm, Diversey River Bowl, Donations Welcome
Details: Enjoy a fun-filled evening of bowling, pizza, silent auction, raffles and more. Registration fee includes 3 games of bowling, shoe rental, pizza and soft drinks. All proceeds benefit the James R. Jordan Boys & Girls Club of Chicago.
Amos Lee, November 8th at 7:30pm, The Chicago Theatre, $30.50
Details: Join over a dozen of Chicago's fine artists in opening a new exhibition space. Appetizers from Duran European Sandwiches and drinks from local breweries round out what should be a great night of art and fun.
Press Pass: PechaKucha Night, October 28th at 7:00 pm, House of Blues, $20
Details: Enjoy the musical stylings of this American singer-songwriter whose musical influences include folk, rock and soul.