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Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsJamie Allan’s iMagician…It’s Magic Beyond Belief
December 22nd through January 6th
Harris Theater, Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph St.
Aided by lasers, iPads, holograms and more miraculous modern technology, British illusionist Jamie Allan puts a high-tech spin on classic stunts like levitation and underwater escapes. For more information, visit

Until December 24th
Daley Plaza
You haven’t experienced the holidays in Chicago until you’ve stepped inside this giant open-air market inspired by a similar seasonal tradition in Nuremberg, Germany. For more information, visit

Holiday Movies at Gallagher Way
December 21st through January 4th
Gallagher Way, Wrigleyville, 3637 N. Clark St.
Why watch your favorite holiday movies on your couch when you could see them on a gigantic screen in the shadow of Wrigley Field? As part of Gallagher Way’s Winterland celebration, the ballpark-adjacent public square will screen yuletide classics. For more information, visit

La Ruta
Until January 27th
Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1650 N. Halsted St.
Chicago-based playwright Isaac Gomez makes his Steppenwolf debut with this tale of the women who live, work and too often disappear from the American-owned factories in Juarez, Mexico, along the U.S. border. For more information, visit–events/seasons/2018-19/la-ruta/

Chicago Symphony
December 21st through December 23rd
Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra decks the halls of Symphony Center to create a night of holiday fun and sing-alongs. For more information, visit

Winter WonderFest
Until January 6th
Navy Pier, Festival Hall, 600 E. Grand Ave.
Too cold outside? Navy Pier brings all of the winter fun indoors, filling its gigantic 170,000-square-foot Festival Hall with an ice skating rink, carnival rides, a tubing hill, seasonal activities and piles of holiday decorations. For more information, visit

Illumination: Tree Lights at Morton Arboretum
Until January 1st
Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle
When the weather gets cold, the trees at Morton Arboretum light up in a sea of color at this popular winter event. Guests at Illumination walk down a one-mile path through the forest, admiring the magical display and seasonal music. For more information, visit

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

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