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Weekly Round Up, November 28

Hello Monday!  It’s that time again for The Weekly Round-Up.  Check here for a quick overview of all the events happening each week.  Click on individual event links for full details.  You can also view the full month’s events by clicking the calendar link near the top of our menu bar on the right.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CONTINUOUSLY CHECK THE ROUND-UP SECTION DURING THE WEEK FOR NEW ADDITIONS AS WELL AS OUR CALENDAR AT THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF OUR PAGE.  OCCASIONALLY WE ADD SOME EVENTS TO THE CALENDAR ONLY (NOT THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP) TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK.

This week’s on-going event.

One of a Kind Show Chicago 2011 – The 11th annual One of a Kind Show and Sale Chicago® is Chicago’s holiday shopping show! A refreshing alternative to traditional retail, the show is the ideal place to find one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your holiday list. More than 600 talented artists from across North America will bring their imaginative, handmade creations to this year’s show offering a wide range of media and categories. Speak with the artists individually, attend artist demonstrations, and join in a crafting workshop. Enjoy gourmet cafes, fashion shows and live music. This is a one-of-a-kind experience – and you have four days to enjoy it! Details & Tickets.

Monday, November 28

Chicago Cares Star Awards Gala – Chicago Cares Star Awards Gala – Each year, we celebrate our volunteers and leaders at the Star Awards Gala. This is our chance to say, thank you, for building a better Chicago through your commitment to the children, seniors, adults and environment of our city. On this exciting evening, Chicago Cares will toast our volunteers, leaders, community partners and sponsors. Be inspired as we share stories of how volunteer service is making a difference throughout the city of Chicago. See details: Here.

Second Annual PIC – Celebrating ‘Photographers In Chicago‘ – Join the Red Carpet Concierge of Chicago Chair Committee as the celebrate Photographers In Chicago (PIC). See outfits by local designers Complimentary Event ~ Valet Parking Available Further information, phone and RSVP – Steve – 773-252-5171 ~ Javier – 773-910-4663 ~ Sandra 773-495-5201 Cash Bar ~ Complimentary superlative Tocco pizza and hors d’oeuvres served from 6-9PM Complimentary “Photo Shots” at bar for photographers More Details.

Tuesday, November 29

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Wednesday, November 30

Small-Biz Calendar: Exporting for Growth, All About Franchising, & More – When: 2-3 p.m. How to Become Certified for Doing Business with the City of Chicago – There are different types of procurement opportunities with the city. Learn what it takes to become a certified city of Chicago vendor. When: 4:45-8 p.m. All About Franchising: Fast Track to Owning a Business – Learn about franchising as an alternative to starting a new business. Explore opportunities, learn myths, realities and regulations as you look for a franchise that’s right for you. When: Noon-1:30 p.m. Leveraging Mobility for Your Business – By 2013 mobile devices will create more Internet traffic than PCs. Learn about some of the best apps to reach out to customers, support employees and streamline access to new prospects. More Details.

CitySwarm Holiday Events – Help us kick off the Fireplace Series at this Old town spot that’s sporting a newly-installed “floating” fireplace! We’ll enjoy hot toddies and Fireside Nut Brown ales from Leinenkugel’s – both perfect for sipping next to a hot fire – as we mingle in our private area near the fireplace. Tickets are $10-$15. More Details.

Thursday, December 1

Glitter: A Holiday Shopping Event – This year, shop local and get unique gifts in a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Glitter is the perfect place to get great holiday items from approximately 24 local fashion designers and independent retailers. Meet Chicago’s finest in fashion while shopping for accessories, apparel and jewelry. This is the perfect opportunity to score the perfect holiday find, and support Chicago’s local fashion community. As an added special touch, there will be complimentary gift wrapping with purchase, and holiday treats and light refreshments for all attendees. Details.

Susan Fredman At Home Holiday Trunk Show – Enjoy sweet treats, drinks, and a selection of perfect gifts. The event is free but you must rsvp to: ifields@susanfredman.com. A portion of proceeds from purchases this evening will be donated to Designs for Dignity. More Details.

CHEVY CHASE COUNTRY CLUB PRESENTS SEASON’S FIRST HOLIDAY PARTY – For only $20 per person, partygoers will enjoy an array of food stations by Chef Walker, comedy by Chicago’s own Mike Toomey and opening act Mike Preston will present an original stand-up comedy performance, followed by a live DJ spinning tunes for guests to let loose to on the majestic ballroom dance floor followed by coffee and dessert. Plus, all guests will have a chance to win big in a complimentary raffle with a variety of prizes, including hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, and rounds of golf at Traditions at Chevy Chase Golf Course. Details & Tickets.

Wright in the City Holiday Open House – FREE Event With Free Champagne, Appetizers, and Invite Only X-Mas Shopping New ShopWright Store at The Rookery / Wright in the City Holiday Open House. •Live Music •Complimentary champagne and appetizers •Complimentary tours of the Rookery Vault •10% discount on all merchandise •Product giveaways at 5:30, 6:00 and 6:30. More Details.

I-GO’s Chicago Shares Celebration – Celebrate the Spirit of Sharing with I-GO! Hobnob with fellow members and Chicago’s leading sharing institutions at I-GO’s “Chicago Shares Celebration!” Amid festive entertainment, get a sneak peek of I-GO’s exciting plans for 2012, our 10th anniversary! New to the party this year, a Sharing Fair provides you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the many facets of Chicago’s emerging sharing economy. Enjoy savory eats, responsibly crafted drinks, and amazing raffle prizes. As always, attendees will receive FREE entry to the Mart’s One of a Kind Show and Sale. Bring your friends, family, and colleagues who want to join I-GO: The first 10 people to join at the party pay only a $25 application fee ($50 savings) and receive a bonus, $50 of driving credits! Details & Tickets.

World of Chocolate—10th Anniversary – World of Chocolate is the AIDS Foundation of Chicago’s (AFC) annual holiday fundraising event held in commemoration of World AIDS Day. At this festive event, guests will sample scrumptious chocolate creations from more than 30 of Chicago’s finest restaurants, caterers, and chocolatiers. Chocolate vendors creating the delicacies will compete for top honors in several categories as judged by local celebrities. Other components of the evening include entertainment, a raffle, an open bar, gift center, $50 punch board, and a light buffet. Tickets & Details.

Argentina Chicago Foundation Annual Benefit Concert 2011 – Argentina Chicago Foundation invites you to its Annual Benefit Concert Featuring distinguished Argentinean – American concert pianist Ana Fau in a program of Spanish, Latin American and European composers with works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Albeniz, Granados, Ginastera & Lecuona. Reception to follow. More Details.

Ballroom Dance Chicago Presents: Sips & Dips – BYOB Latin Dance Party – Bring your favorite refreshments and enjoy an evening of a fun Latin dance class, professional performance and open dancing. More Details.

Indulge Your Sweet Side with Truffle Truffle at Chicago’s Holiday Markets – Treat yourself – and your friends & loved ones! – to some of our delicious & decadent seasonal creations! our newest collection of truffles, caramels & confections reinvents the classic flavors of the season, capturing the warmth and comfort of beloved autumn & winter treats in new forms that make perfect stocking stuffers, hostess gifts or party favors! with flavors like pumpkin spice, eggnog, peppermint & hot chocolate, these are holiday treats that everyone on your gift list is sure to enjoy! Our holiday selections are beautifully finished in your choice of colors: persimmon with purple details, pool with red details & antique white with gold details. please indicate your color preference when selecting your item. More Details.

Distillery No. 209 Chicago Launch Party – Distillery No. 209 invites you to an evening of good food, great company and your new favorite spirit. Our Master Distiller (aka Ginerator) Arne Hillesland will take you through our “Gin Experience” and answer your questions on how he hand-crafts our spirit on Pier 50 in San Francisco. More Details.

Friday, December 2

Barton Perreira Trunk Show – Barton Perreira Trunk Show. Cocktails Provided by glasses ltd. Jimmy Conyack will be spinning. More details.

Lincoln Park Young Professionals Present Peppermint Bash 2011 – Enjoy Peppermint & Chocolate Martini Bars, Holiday Classic Cocktails, Wine Tastings, Great New Chicago Liqueurs, Great Chicago Chefs, Chocolate & Candy Companies, Hoiliday Cheese Tables and The Melting Pot Chocolate Dipping Fountains, Cupcakes, Holiday Cookies & Adult Chocolate Milk Cocktails. Dewars Tasting & Bourbon, Scotch & Whiskey Tastings. Raffles by Pratesi Linen, Charles Ifergan Spa for a Day, Wineries & More. Details & Tickets.

Vitaminwater Winter Escape 2011 – vitaminwater® and do312 have teamed up once again this year to bring you a night of killer entertainment and is giving you a reason to get out of your house during the frosty weather. did we mention it is free? we are very excited to announce the lineup for vitaminwater® winter escape. See details: Here.

Indulgence First Fridays at the MCA – Get spoiled at “Indulgence” themed First Fridays event. Robble with the Hamburglars at 7 pm. Listen to beats by Shala. while you explore the exhibitions with a scavenger hunt. Pose for the camera at Magnolia photo booth. Sample a mini cocktail from Brugral Rum and hors d’oeuvre from Wolfgang Puck’s. Let your inner artist shine at our creation station. Details & Tickets.

Meet the Legendary Ron Jeremy & Nikki Benz at Hustler Chicago – Meet the legendary RON JEREMY & Penthouse Pet of the Year NIKKI BENZ as they sign copies of their DVDs! First 20 customers receive a free gift bag! More Details.

Saturday, December 3

Santa Speedo Run Chicago – Santa wants YOU to be part of his SPEEDO…bikini…snowsuit … RUNNING crew! What: Santa Speedo Run (1 mile down Rush street and back up Michigan Ave) Attire: speedos and swimsuits encouraged… snowpants, sweatshirts, and parkas completely acceptable! Wear your best costume underneath and at the stroke of 1pm, we will strip down to the speedos and get our run on! Please note while speedos are encouraged, you don’t have to run or wear a speedo…as long as its festive! Open bar starts at 11am and lasts 3 hours. $40 cover charge includes open bar, snacks and Santa hat. Details & Tickets.

Shavonne Dorsey Holiday Trunk Show – Come and preview the Spring 2012 collection and save on beautiful holiday pieces for your wardrobe! As a holiday gift to you, we’ll be offering 15% off all purchases that evening. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by November 26th. See you there! More Details.

MakeUp & Martinis Chicago Holiday Beauty Extravaganza – Makeup and Martinis Chicago would like to cordially invite you their upcoming December 3rd event. Makeup and Martinis Chicago produces events designed to pamper guests with professional makeup applications, fabulous cocktails, and gifts. With quality services made specifically for the modern day woman, our vendors are experienced in their fields and ready to pamper. More Details.

Pre-Holiday Shopping Extravaganza – Shop local designer favorites Borris Powell, Paoo Jewelry, G.I.A. Luxe Handbags, Kristi O’Sullivan Accessories, and Christopher Augmon Handbags & Accessories. Don’t miss out on great deals including some items discounted up to 50% off! More Details.

Sunday, December 4

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Weekly Round Up, November 14

Hello Monday!  It’s that time again for The Weekly Round-Up.  Check here for a quick overview of all the events happening each week.  Click on individual event links for full details.  You can also view the full month’s events by clicking the calendar link near the top of our menu bar on the right.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CONTINUOUSLY CHECK THE ROUND-UP SECTION DURING THE WEEK FOR NEW ADDITIONS AS WELL AS OUR CALENDAR AT THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF OUR PAGE.  OCCASIONALLY WE ADD SOME EVENTS TO THE CALENDAR ONLY (NOT THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP) TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK.

This week’s on going event:

BADASS by Francine Turk at Gallery KH – Gallery KH is pleased to present BADASS a new collection of mixed media portraits by the artist Francine Turk. BADASS opens November 11, 2011 through January 4 2012. More Details.

Monday, November 14

City Provisions Deli Does Diner – Join Time Out Chicago and owner/chef Cleetus Friedman as he turns the City Provisions storefront into a pop-up diner. The counter takes a backseat as five courses of refined diner fare and intoxicating floats and malts are served tableside. The evening will be hosted by Time Out Chicago’s Food and Drink editor, David Tamarkin. See details: Here.

Woodford Reserve and Esquire Present Manhattan Chicago Experience – The Chicago Manhattan Experience is one of the best events in the city throughout the year. Last year they held it at the swanky, hidden, Violet Hour which was a perfect location for such an upscale event. This year they are moving the event to the recently opened Quay located in the River East Arts Center near Navy Pier. RSVP quickly before this event hits capacity and I promise you it will. Then, on November 14 at 7PM you will be able to enjoy some of the best libations and small bites. Plus, there will be other surprises in store for you, too. See details: Here.

Tuesday, November 15

Social Media Club Chicago Presents: Think Differently – 10 Lessons Learned from Steve Jobs – Think Differently: 10 lessons learned from Steve Jobs and his marketing, retail and customer experience teams. Bryan Eisenberg, co-author of the Wall Street Journal, Amazon and New York Times bestselling books, will explore 10 insights learned from Steve Jobs and his marketing, retail and customer experience teams and share with you how you should be applying these insights to your business. More details.

SES Chicago 2011: The Leading Search & Social Marketing Event – Marketers and SEO professionals attend SES Chicago each year to network and learn about topics such as PPC management, keyword research, SEO, social media, local, mobile, link building, duplicate content, multiple site issues, video optimization, site optimization, usability and more. The conference offers 70+ sessions, intensive training workshops, and an expo floor packed with companies that can help you grow your business. More Details.

Browning & Sons Forevermark Event – You are cordially invited to join Browning & Sons as they unveil the A. Link collection for Forevermark™ diamonds. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while previewing gorgeous diamond designs bridal, fashion and the red carpet. Each dazzling Forevermark™ diamond is beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced. Less than one percent of the world’s diamonds can be Forevermark. More Details.

Wednesday, November 16

Made In Chicago Presented By AIBI – The Apparel Industry Board, Inc. (AIBI) and The Shops at North Bridge are proud to announce the “MADE IN CHICAGO presented by AIBI” retail store opening at 44 East Grand Avenue on November 16th. Featuring 21 of Chicago’s brightest designers, the “MADE IN CHICAGO presented by AIBI” store will be open through December 31st and will feature all the best that our entrepreneurs have to offer. From evening wear and millinery, and from accessories to home and gift items, the holiday shopper will be able to discover one-of-a-kind gift items for those special people on their lists and unique additions for their own closets. See details: Here.

Chicago Bride Magazine Presents…It’s 11th Annual BRIDAL FASHION SHOW & EXPO – Chicago’s premier wedding vendors will be on hand to help you plan you special day with samples, special promotions, discounts and giveaways! •GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY: Two tickets to CANCUN, Mexico with Funjet Vacations! •FASHION SHOW featuring the latest in beautiful gown designs from Europe! •EVERY registered bride receives a $100 GIFT CARD towards the purchase of a gown from our show’s fashion house, Laurel Bridal! •Scheduled appearance by performers of the internationally acclaimed male revue, Thunder From Down Under! •Scheduled workshops from florists, photographers and more to educate you on the do’s and don’ts of selecting vendors! •Multiple vendor raffles and giveaways all day long! See details: Here.

Mark Shale Presents Holiday 2011 Window Displays Featuring Paintings By Students At Marwen – Drinks and appetizers will be served. Marwen holiday card boxed sets relating to the art on display at Mark Shale will also be available for purchase at all Mark Shale locations, starting mid-November ($20 for 12 cards). See details: Here.

Drink Deck 2nd Year Anniversary with Free Beer – Three ways to get free beer (oh, and whiskey): 1) Flash your Drink Deck (playing cards or smart phone) and check-in on Facebook/Foursquare or tweet to @drinkdeckchi & @thebeerbistro and get free beer! 2) Don’t have a Drink Deck? Download our iPhone or Android app and as a bonus you’ll get a free copy of our Chicago playing cards, oh and free beer!! 3) No smart phone? Buy the deck for our anniversary rate of 50% off (just $15 cash or credit) and you’ll get over $520 in discounts, no expiration and free beer! See details: Here.

Midnight Party Celebrates Release of 2011 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau Wine – At 12:01 am on November 17, 2011 the newly made wines from the Beaujolais region of France will be released for public consumption. Will you be one of the first to sample this exquisite vintage? More Details.

Thursday, November 17

Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Celebration – Join the party and enjoy a tasting of Beaujolais Nouveau 2011 accompanied by live music from french jazz trio, Flon Flon et Musette. Many vendors will be celebrating as well, so work your way around the Market enjoying samples of a wide array of specialties! More Details.

LUNAFEST Chicago: Film Festival Premiere, Cocktail Reception & VIP Goodie Bags – Join StyleChicago.com & LUNA bar on Thursday, November 17th for the Chicago premiere of LUNAFEST, a festival of nine inspiring short films (view trailer) by women (filmmakers), for women – and help support the Breast Cancer Fund and Recovery on Water (ROW). This season’s program of nine selected films will compel discussion, make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings and motivate you to make a difference in your community. See details: Here.

Do Right, Be Brite… Let’s Make A Difference Let’s Change The World – Early Bird Do Good-er only $5.00 and includes one drink (wine, beer or Brite cocktail), small bites, and a lot of warm fuzzies. This price is available until Friday, November 12th when you click HERE! Price goes up to $10 after that date. See details: Here.

Joffrey Auxiliary Board’s Night Out for the Nutcracker – Raise a glass to The Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker season and help send 3,000 Chicago Public School students to an enchanting Nutcracker performance. Enjoy two hours of wine, beer and holiday cheer at Chicago’s Rockit Bar & Grill. Bring your holiday spirit and a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food depository. Tickets are $35. More Details.

Passport to France – FACC-Chicago presents its 27th annual Passport to France, a celebration of French wine, spirits, cuisine, culture and entertainment. This year’s event focuses on fine French cuisine, with an opportunity to meet some of Chicago’s top French Chefs. We hope you will be able to join us! Details & TIckets.

Have Your Cake & Eat It Too at the Cake Plate Boutique Trunk Show – Cake Plate Boutique, Napa Valley’s premier, contemporary boutique, is making a special trip to Chicago to dish up the recipe for fabulous style! Teaming up with Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique, the couture and confectionary boutiques are hosting an exclusive designer trunk show inside of Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique on Thursday, November 17th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The local sugar shop will be stocked with all the style essentials necessary for a polished look that’s yummy enough to serve up for dessert…on what else? A cake plate. Guest can indulge in a slice of fashion heaven with designers like Milly, Lauren Moffatt, Trina Turk, Velvet, Lulu Frost jewelry, Tucker, Rachel Antanoff, Orla Kiely and more! More Details.

LucaLanzetta Presents the Molteni & C Grand Opening with Fashion Show – Concetta Cipriano is hosting a fashion show to unveil the sexy new Cettina Design spring-summer 2012 collection! DJ Ciabatta Panini will be on the ones and twos. This is sponsored by EFFEN Vodka and Pure Kitchen Catering More Details.

Ms. Career Girl Connect – Social Media Panel discussion answering questions on how to use social media for your career, job search and how to use social media to boost sales around the holidays. Includes: Appetizers by 5 Chicago food trucks, Complimentary champagne, Mini-styling sessions and gift certificate raffle by Traci Aducci Salon, Holiday shopping and gift certificate raffle by Stella & Dot, Business card exchange table. More Details.

Chicago RAWards 2011 Semi-Finals Showcase – At the end of every RAW season, we host an annual indie arts award show, and we call it RAWards. All of our artists who have participated throughout the RAW season (February-October 2011) are eligible to compete for the title of best in their craft. Each artist is given the opportunity to compete for career-building prizes such as gallery placement, boutique placement, big consultations and RAW’s Golden Ticket. More Details.

Shrine Haberdashers One Year Anniversary – Get a wiggle on this very special evening with the always spiffy Master of Ceremonies, Jeff Conway. The event will feature 1920s style cocktails and appetizers, live entertainment and a fashion presentation. More Details.

Friday, November 18

The York Furrier Luxury for Less Trunk Show & SAVINGS Event – The Elmhurst City Centre location only invites you to a Luxury Fur Trunk Show. This is a rare opportunity to experience the most exquisite furs in the world all in one location – Russian Sable, Canadian Lynx, Norwegian Fox, U.S.A. Mink, Broadtail Lamb, Chinchilla and Velvety Sheared Mink – all superbly crafted into designer garments or York’s own Signature Styles. Guests may also schedule a personal appointment to work with York’s craftsmen to create a one-of-a-kind, custom-made York Exceptional Exclusive. More Details.

ClaSha The FashionArt Gift Shop at the Fashion Market – Come to the Chicago Fashion Market for all your holiday shopping needs as it transforms into a FashionArt Gift Shop. Local designer ClaSha will have all of their beautiful handmade goods for sale just in time for the holidays. Items will be available for purchase Friday, November 18 from 5PM-10PM, Saturday, November 19 from 10AM-10PM, and Sunday, November 20 from 10AM-5PM. Plus you can enjoy gratis drinks and appetizers while you shop. More Details.

Celebrate the Holidays with Pioneer Tavern Group – Are you a big fan of the Zac Brown Band? Enjoy an hour of drinking at The Pony and then hop aboard the Pioneer Tavern Group’s Coach Bus for a ride to and from the Sear’s Centre with unlimited road pops included. Buy your tickets online at The Pony. Registration begins at 5PM and the bus leaves for the Sear’s Centre at 6pm. All aboard! More Details.

apartment number 9′s 10th Anniversary – apartment number 9 is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary with a Rag & Bone collaboration. They will be installing a Rag & Bone holiday collection pop up store which will launch November 18th and be at apartment number 9 through December 24th. On Novemebr 18th shop the new collections and enjoy cocktails and light snacks from Big Star and Hot Chocolate. See details: Here.

More Dance Than Dinner Soiree SReception from 7:00PM–8:00PM; Performance from 8:00-10:00PM; After-Party from 10:00P-2:00AM. See details: Here.

The 4th Annual Autism Speaks Heroe’s Ball – Each year Autism Speaks recognizes local autism heroes at our annual Autism Speaks Heroes Ball. An Autism Hero could be a teacher, parent, volunteer–any adult who goes above and beyond to bring attention to the mission on a daily basis. Please join us in congratulating the 2011 Autism Speaks Heroes Ball Nominees. Voting for the 2011 Autism Speaks Hero is open until Thursday, November 3 at 5pm CST. Details & Tickets.

Enclave Presents PLASTIK FUNK Live – PLASTIK FUNK @ ENCLAVE More Details.

Henri Bendel at Water Tower Place Grand Opening – Join us for a champagne toast and digital photobooth fun! Receive a limited edition Henri Bendel tote with $150 purchase (while supplies last). Plus, all weekend long receive a 20% off splurge card with any purchase, valid towards your next purchase of $100 or more! More Details.

Pre-Holiday Mixer Presented by NPN Moms In Business – Join us at Flirty Girl Fitness for a great Friday night out. This FREE special adults-only event is open to all- members, non-members, moms, dads, partners, friends and family! Great food by The Drawing Room, cocktail tasting with Koval Distillery, mini-manicures, cash bar, demo classes by Flirty Girl Fitness, mini putt-putt from General Cigar Company, and unreal raffle packages. Get out your favorite party outfit and treat yourself to a head shot with Bum Bul Bee Photography. And of course smile away throughout the evening as Eva Ho Photography & Julia Franzosa Photography capture photos from our fun night! More Details.

John Allan’s Movember – John Allan’s Chicago and Darren Brown are hosting an event for Movember at John Allan’s penthouse man spa on Friday, November 18th. Guests can enjoy complimentary beer and cocktails as well as mini massages, manicures and hair cuts. In case you weren’t aware, during the month of November men all over the world grow out their woman-repelling mustaches to bring awareness to men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Movember’s cause to raise funds for prostate cancer research. More Details.

Saturday, November 19

The DIY Trunk Show – DIY is a diverse gathering of creative talent to showcase, sell and promote handmade arts, crafts, goods, and endeavors of all kinds. More Details.

The York Furrier Luxury for Less Trunk Show & SAVINGS Event – The Elmhurst City Centre location only invites you to a Luxury Fur Trunk Show. This is a rare opportunity to experience the most exquisite furs in the world all in one location – Russian Sable, Canadian Lynx, Norwegian Fox, U.S.A. Mink, Broadtail Lamb, Chinchilla and Velvety Sheared Mink – all superbly crafted into designer garments or York’s own Signature Styles. Guests may also schedule a personal appointment to work with York’s craftsmen to create a one-of-a-kind, custom-made York Exceptional Exclusive. More Details.

ClaSha The FashionArt Gift Shop at the Fashion Market – Come to the Chicago Fashion Market for all your holiday shopping needs as it transforms into a FashionArt Gift Shop. Local designer ClaSha will have all of their beautiful handmade goods for sale just in time for the holidays. Items will be available for purchase Friday, November 18 from 5PM-10PM, Saturday, November 19 from 10AM-10PM, and Sunday, November 20 from 10AM-5PM. Plus you can enjoy gratis drinks and appetizers while you shop. More Details.

URBAN BAZAAR Rethink community. Support your local organizations and artists. Buy local. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | DJS | FOOD | BEVERAGES More details.

Dancing Under the Stars – Join us for the fall celebration of Eve’s new Series “Dancing Under the Stars”. Eve J. Alfille will unveil her new jewelry series, ‘Dancing Under the Stars’. The series features one-of-a-kind jewelry, each handcrafted in our Evanston studio. Eve delves into the dream world, bringing back visions of grey and colored diamonds, violet sapphires, opals, the vivid reds of rubellites and labradorites blue as the night sky. See details: Here.

Fire & Ice Holiday Ball 2011 – Enjoy an evening of fine dining, music, and dancing. Proceeds benegit Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programs. See details: Here.

Antenna Magazine presents: RE:MIX LAB ft Theophilus London & more! – Antenna Magazine presents: RE:MIX LAB ft Theophilus London & more! To celebrate the release of the new car & film, come out and party with some great acts. FREE Event With Free Drinks, Live Bands, New Car Unveiling, and Art Show. More Details.

RANDOLPH STREET’S 5TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET – ChicagoMag.com recommends the Randolph Street’s Holiday Market for “Top holiday shopping”. So join us and stretch your stylish dollars to the max this holiday season! Presented by the producers of the Randolph Street Market, the Holiday Market provides a unique mix of smartly priced antique, vintage and modern goods makes for a simple and convenient one-stop shopping for memorable and custom-made gifts. Details & Tickets.

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2011 – The highly anticipated lighting procession, led by Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida, steps onto the Avenue at 5:30pm and features a host of Disney friends, more than 30 floats, giant balloons, exciting marching bands, celebrities, musical performers and, of course, Santa. More than one million lights on 200 trees along The Magnificent Mile will be illuminated this magical evening. The procession culminates with a spectacular fireworks display along the Chicago River. More Details.

Sunday, November 20

ClaSha The FashionArt Gift Shop at the Fashion Market – Come to the Chicago Fashion Market for all your holiday shopping needs as it transforms into a FashionArt Gift Shop. Local designer ClaSha will have all of their beautiful handmade goods for sale just in time for the holidays. Items will be available for purchase Friday, November 18 from 5PM-10PM, Saturday, November 19 from 10AM-10PM, and Sunday, November 20 from 10AM-5PM. Plus you can enjoy gratis drinks and appetizers while you shop. More Details

The York Furrier Luxury for Less Trunk Show & SAVINGS Event – The Elmhurst City Centre location only invites you to a Luxury Fur Trunk Show. This is a rare opportunity to experience the most exquisite furs in the world all in one location – Russian Sable, Canadian Lynx, Norwegian Fox, U.S.A. Mink, Broadtail Lamb, Chinchilla and Velvety Sheared Mink – all superbly crafted into designer garments or York’s own Signature Styles. Guests may also schedule a personal appointment to work with York’s craftsmen to create a one-of-a-kind, custom-made York Exceptional Exclusive. More Details.

VelvetStyle The Winter Wellness Social – Join us for the Winter Wellness Social where you will get to mingle, mix, and learn how to achieve a healthly lifestyle. This will be a fun, social affair. You’ll learn from health professionals and come out out ready learn new habits. There will be products to sample, food, drinks and free gifts! More Details.

 
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