Classic Chicago DateBook

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor.  ~ George Carlin

 

JANUARY 2020

 

 

January 25, 2020, Saturday, 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon
SALVEO Lifestyle

SALVEO 20/20
Venue SIX10, 610 S. Michigan Ave.
Talk by New York’s Brain Food Clinic Founder Dr. Drew Ramsey
Allstar Cubs Panel on Nutrition Benefits, led by Tom Ricketts
Lessons on Nutritious Cuisine by Experts
Guided Meditation and Gentle Movement
773-938-6307
info@salveolifestyle.com

 

 

FEBRUARY 2020

 

February 7-8, 2020, Friday- Saturday, 5:30 PM-9:00 AM
Field Museum
Dozin’ with the Dinos
Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Family event, pajama-themed, explore exhibitions over night
312-665-7525
overnights@fieldmuseum.org

 

 

February 8, 2020, Saturday, 6:00-11:00 PM
Junior League of Chicago
Junior League of Chicago Annual Gala
The Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Place
Dinner, silent auction, live music, and dancingl.
Proceeds benefit the Junior League of Chicago and its community projects.
Junior League of Chicago
(312) 664-4462
events@jlchicago.org
https://www.jlchicago.org/gala/

 

 

February 12-23, 2020
The Joffrey Ballet
The Times Are Racing
The AuditoriumTheatrre
joffrey.org

 

 

February 22, 2020, Saturday, 6:00 PM
Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation
Bear Tie Ball “Boots & Bling”
The Geraghty, 2520 South Hoyne Ave., Chicago
mbajagich@bearnecessities.org

 

 

Febuary 28-29, 2020, Friday- Saturday, 5:30 PM-9:00 AM
Field Museum
Dozin’ with the Dinos
Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Family event, pajama-themed, explore exhibitions over night
312-665-7525
overnights@fieldmuseum.org

 

MARCH 2020

 

 

March 5, 2020, Thursday
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
Youth of the Year
Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier

 

 

 

March 13,  2020, Friday, 6:00-10:30 PM
TimeLine Theatre Company
Step Into Time
The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
Reception, Silent Auction, Raffle, Dinner, Dancing, Entetainment
773-281-8463 ext 26
timelinetheatre.com/step-into-time

 

 

March 27-28, 2020, Friday- Saturday, 5:30 PM-9:00 AM
Field Museum
Dozin’ with the Dinos
Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Family event, pajama-themed, explore exhibitions over night
312-665-7525
overnights@fieldmuseum.org

APRIL 2020

 

 

April 3, 2020, Friday
Red Clay Dance Company
Paint the Town Red
Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr.
Performance features three world premieres
redclaydance.com

 

 

April 3-4, 2020, Friday- Saturday, 5:30 PM-9:00 AM
Field Museum
Dozin’ with the Dinos
Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Family event, pajama-themed, explore exhibitions over night
312-665-7525
overnights@fieldmuseum.org

 

 

April 17-18, 2020, Friday- Saturday, 5:30 PM-9:00 AM
Field Museum
Dozin’ with the Dinos
Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Family event, pajama-themed, explore exhibitions over night
312-665-7525
overnights@fieldmuseum.org 

 

 

April 18, 2020, Saturday, 7:00-11:00 PM
Junior League of Chicago
Perfect Pairings
Chicago Union Station, 225 S. Canal Street
,uests will sample food and beverage pairings from Chicago’s top restaurants and bars.
Proceeds will benefit the Junior League of Chicago and its community projects.
Junior League of Chicago
(312) 664-4462
events@jlchicago.org
https://www.jlchicgo.org/perfectpairings/

 

 

April 20, 2020, Monday
Music Institute of Chicago
Anniversary Gala
Four Seasons Chicago
Dushkin Award recipient: pianist Evgeny Kissin
Cultural Visionary Award recipient: Helen Zell
musicinst.org/anniversary-gala

 

 

MAY 2020

 

May 2, 2020, Saturday, 2:00-6:00 PM
Junior League of Chicago
Derby Party
Point & Feather, 113 W. Hubbard Street
Viewing Kentucky Derby,  Derby-themed food and beverages, games, a silent auction and raffle.
Proceeds will benefit the Junior League of Chicago and its community projects.
Junior League of Chicago
(312) 664-4462
events@jlchicago.org
https://www.jlchicago.org/jlcderbyparty/

 

 

May 4, 2020, Monday, 6 PM
Newberry Library
2020 Newberry Library Award Dinner
Honoring Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian
Presentation of the Newberry Library Award and Remarks by Lonnie Bunch
Followed by cocktails and dinner
Jo Anne Moore
312-255-3556
moorej@newberry.org

 

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May 15, 2020, Friday, 6:30 PM
International Women Associates
IWA Annual Fundraising Gala
Japan: Celebrating the REIWA Era, A Beautiful Harmony
Ritz-Carlton Chicago
Japanese Inspired Dinner, Dancing, Traditional Cultural Performances,
Silent and Live Auction
Pilaar Pantoja, Organizational Manager
312-263-1421
iwa@iwachicago.org
www.iwachicago.org

 

 

May 15, 2020, Friday
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
Summer Ball 2020
Honoring Kim White and Karen Z. Gray-Krehbiel
Four Seasons Chicago

 

 

 

May 21, 2020, Thursday, 6:00 PM
Big Shoulders Fund                                                         
Humanitarian Award Dinner
Location TBD                                                     
Cocktails, Dinner, Program
Amelia Drozda
312-751-3850
adrozda@bigshouldersfund.org

 

 

May 30, 2020, Saturday, 5:00 p.m.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
42nd Street Celebration
Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, 60606
5:00 p.m. Cocktails, 6:00 p.m. Dinner, 7:30 p.m. Performance, Post-performance After Party
The Boards Office, Lyric Opera of Chicago
312.827.5682
boards@lyricopera.org

 

 

JUNE 2020

 

June 4, 2020, Thursday, 6:00-9:00 PM
Sarah’s Circle
Hot Summer Night
The Arts Club of Chicago
Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres, Live Band, Auction Prizes
To Help End Women’s Homelessness
Anna Withers
Sarah’s Circle
773-751-7446
awithers@sarahs-circle.org.

 

 

NOVEMBER 2020

 

November 14, 2020, Wednesday
Chicago Children’s Museum
Chicago Children’s Museum Gala
Gala event
www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/fundraising-events

 

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April 30, 2021, Friday, 6:00-10:00  PM
Glessner House
The Great Chicago Fire Gala
Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue, Chicago
Cocktail hour, dinner, presentation on Chicago at the time of the fire by a noted celebrity historian (TBD)
William Tyre, Curator & Program Director, Glessner House
312-326-1480
wtyre@glessnerhouse.org

 

At every party there are two kinds of people – those who want to go home and those who don’t. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other. ~ Ann Landers

 

_____________CURRENT____________

 

 

 

Through May 2021
Chicago History Museum
American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago
Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St. at North Ave.
312-642-4600

 

_____________NOT QUITE THERE____________

 

Nothing risque, nothing gained. -Alexander Woollcott

 

NOTE: Every effort has been made to provide accurate information and the editors of Classic  Chicago
are endeavoring  to identify and correct the inevitable errors than can occur in a document of this kind.

Benefit chairs and cultural event principals who wish to update an existing listing, as well as those
would like to add an appropriate event to the list, please send information in the following format to
whitfieldassoc@aol.com

 

Calendar Date, Day of Week, Clock Time
Sponsoring Organization
Name of Event
Location of Event
Schedule of Event Components
Name of Contact Individual
Name of Contact Company
Contact Telephone
Contact email

___________  CHEERS!   ____________

 If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun. ~ Katharine Hepburn

 

Compiled by the editors of Classic Chicago with
Erica  Williams and
Travaughn Cowan