5 Things to do this Weekend: July 1

Summer is here with plenty of opportunities to explore different neighborhoods, enjoy music and food at street festivals, and discover new cultural opportunities. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting for you this week!

5 Things to do this Weekend: July 1

See a Legend, Support a Great Cause

The Foundation To Be Named Later brings together communities and hosts legendary fundraisers with music and baseball to support organizations working hard for the most vulnerable young people in our city. This Friday, they’re celebrating 10 years of music, baseball, and giving with Hot Stove Cool Music, Starring the Legendary Mavis Staples! Don’t miss this evening of great music and great community. 
Date: July 1 
Time: 7:00 – 11:00pm 
Cost: Starting at $75 
Location: The Metro, 3730 N Clark St  
More info: ftbnl.org 

Vibe Out with Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire

Yeah, you heard that right: two legendary musical acts coming together as one. The legendary singer-songwriter extraordinaire Carlos Santana joins with Earth, Wind & Fire to put on a concert you’ll never forget. 
Date: July 2 
Time: 7:00pm 
Cost: Starting at $22 
Location: Hollywood Casino Amphitheater Chicago, Tinley Park 
More info: vividseats.com


Ain’t No Party Like a Chicago House Music Party

The world’s longest-running event dedicated to House Music attracts more than 40,000 fans each year. Styled like a family reunion, the Chosen Few Picnic and Festival is a cookout like you’ve never seen. 12+ hours of music from iconic House Music DJs, plus parties and events across Chicago. 
Date: July 2 
Time: Beginning 8:00am 
Cost: Starting at $60 
Location: Jackson Park 
More info: wl.seetickets.u

Shop Fresh and Local

The Roscoe Village Farmers Market is back for a summer (and autumn) of produce, pastries, flowers, honey, and so much more. Plus, family friendly activities abound with music and free workouts throughout the season. 
Date: Sundays through October 9 
Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: Jahn Elementary School, 3149 N Wolcott Ave 
More info: lakeviewroscoevillage.org


Get the Inside Scoop on Chicago’s Best Interiors 

The Chicago Architecture Tour doesn’t end when you get off the boat. Join a local guide for the Dazzling Interiors of the Loop tour. Get a behind the scenes look at some of the most historic, beautiful building interiors Chicago has to offer. 
Date: Thursdays through Mondays
Time: Various
Cost: Beginning $35
Location: Begins at One Financial Place
More info:

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