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Weekend Guide: First of December

Friday, December 5

A Christmas Carol
For 37 years the Goodman Theater has pleased audiences in Chicago with this classic Charles Dickens holiday tale. Running until December 28, don’t miss this chance to get into the true holiday spirit with Scrooge and Tiny Tim. Buy your tickets here.

Saturday, December 6

Santa Hustle 5K
Get out your red running gear and head over to Soldier Field at 9am for the 6th annual 5k run/walk for the American Cancer Society. Each participant will receive a Santa beard, hat and sweatshirt for the run and with live music, festive decorations and a large after party at Navy Pier, this is a race you won’t want to miss. Find out how to register here.

Zoo Lights
Throughout this month and into the first weekend of January, Lincoln Park Zoo will be brightly decorated each weekend for the holiday season. You can enjoy this fun and festive activity at no cost. Oh, and don’t forget the ice skating!

Sunday, December 7

Do Division Holiday
Eat, drink, ride and shop local from 12pm until 6pm in West town at the West town Winterfest. With delicious food trucks like Beavers Coffee & Donuts, eclectic shops such as Komoda and trolley buses to take you to each different location, this will be the perfect Sunday treat after your 5K run on Saturday.

04 Dec
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