Things to Do in Chicago this Week: Food & Flowers

Things to do in Chicago this Week

It’s just you and me… or soon it will be. Apparently, Chicago suffered the largest population loss of any major U.S. city in 2015.


When: March 20th – April 3rd

Where: Macy’s on State Street, 111 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60602

Why: Join Macy’s for a stunning celebration of our country’s vast and varied landscapes—from purple mountain majesties and across the wilderness! They’ll tell the story through fabulous flora indigenous to each of our nation’s regions to celebrate iconic destinations from sea to shining sea!

More info: Macy’s

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When: March 24th – March 26th

Where: UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60607

Why: The Midwest’s premier annual celebration of the fast-growing Good Food movement is presented by FamilyFarmed, a leader in promoting locally and sustainably produced food for almost two decades.

The Good Food Festival & Conference will bring together regional and national leaders in local, sustainable food — from farmers to chefs, entrepreneurs to policy makers — to discuss the movement that’s transforming the way we eat.

Held at UIC Forum on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, the three-day symposium will feature speakers, panel discussions, cooking demos, workshops and more!

More info: Good Food Festivals

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When: March 18th – March 26th

Where: Various Locations

Why: Special prix fixe menus to showcase the culinary prowess and creativity of Evanston restaurants.

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the first-ever Evanston Restaurant Week, March 18–26, 2016. Participating restaurants will offer custom prix fixe menus for lunch and/or dinner to give individuals a taste of why Evanston’s growing restaurant scene has earned national media acclaim.

More info: Evanston Chamber of Commerce

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