Around Town with Gabe Mendoza & DL Hopkins with guest BSB’s Rob Cressy (Weekend of November 22, 2013)

Bacon Sports BeerIndulge in what many deem a trifecta of perfection at Rob Cressy’s Bacon, Sports & Beer Celebration. Competitive parading is a thing, according to Gabe. You might spot it at The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival (Editor’s note: The 5:30pm parade is down Michigan Avenue and Lights Festival Lane starts at 11am and is at 401 N Michigan Ave). Jamla Records signee and Chicago native Add-2 is joined by 9th Wonder in concert at the Shrine. To hear more about the top weekend picks on Around Town with hosts Gabe Mendoza and D.L. Hopkins, press play.

Bacon, Sports & Beer Celebration
Dates & Hours: Saturday, November 23, 2–6pm
Venue: Union Station, 500 W Jackson Blvd
Price: $59, VIP $200
URL: www.baconsportsbeer.com

The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Dates & Hours: Friday, November 23, 11am Lights Festival Lane: 11:30am–7pm; parade: 5:30–7pm; fireworks 6:55pm
Venue: North Michigan Ave, from Oak St to Wacker Dr
Price: free
URL: www.themagnificentmile.com

Jamla Records Showcase: Add-2 with 9th Wonder, Rhapsody Khrysis
Dates & Hours: Friday, November 22, 2–6pm
Venue: Union Station, 500 W Jackson Blvd
Price: $15, VIP $30
URL: www.baconsportsbeer.com

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Second Quest with the Chicago Philharmonic
Dates & Hours: Friday, November 22, 8pm
Venue: The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St
Price: $35–$150
URL: www.thechicagotheatre.com

McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Dates & Hours: Friday, November 28, 8–11am
Venue: State St from Congress Pkwy to Randolph St
Price: free
URL: www.chicagofestivals.org

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~ by @WeekendGabe on November 21, 2013.

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