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WHAT // Shaw’s Oyster Fest
WHERE // Hubbard Street & Rush Street
WHEN // Friday, September 11 | 3-10pm
WHY // Shuck it, we’re getting our game faces on for a whole day dedicated to our favorite shellfish. Shaw’s Crab House is gathering up the most renowned seafood restaurants and iconic oyster houses from around the country to dish out fresh fare. And let’s not forget about a stacked music lineup, along with craft beer tents and an after party at Shaw’s Oyster Bar.
MORE // Tickets $30 | More info here



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WHAT // Renegade Craft Fair
WHERE // Division Street, between Damen Avenue & Paulina Street
WHEN // Saturday, September 19 & Sunday, September 20 | 11am-6pm
WHY // For it’s 12th year and counting, Renegade Craft Fair returns to Wicker Park with the best curated selection of today’s finest independent creators, makers and independent artists. Indulge in a weekend of shopping unique gems, DIY workshops, and exploring installations—your instagram will not be disappointed!
MORE // Free | More info here





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WHAT // Mario, Make Me a Model Elements of Style
WHERE // Redmoon | 2120 S Jefferson Street
WHEN // Friday, September 25 | 6:30-8:30pm
WHY // Don’t miss the conclusion of Mario, Make Me a Model Competition. We featured the five finalists in our Fall Fashion Editorial—now see them in action as they take the runway in a fashion show featuring Chicago designers: Two Penny Blue, Elena Bobysheva, The Order, Sahar Dada and Misanthrope. Have some sips and snacks at 6:30pm before the runway show, which begins promptly at 7:30pm.
MORE // Tickets start at $35 | More info here

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WHAT // Randolph Street Market
WHERE // 1340 W Washington Street
WHEN // Saturday, September 26 & Sunday, September 27 | 10am-5pm
WHY // We can’t believe it, but our favorite antique market’s last outdoor weekend of the year. Find treasures and troves from over 250 vendors of vintage, antique, global good and local foods. Groove down memory lane with thousands of collectible records, from 45s to LPs, at the vinyl swap meet. And don’t forget to walk through the global goods bazaar featuring delightful crafts and artisan goods of Chicago’s ethnic neighborhoods.
MORE // Tickets $8 advance, $10 at gate | More info here


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WHAT // Gentlemen’s Guide to Love + Murder
WHERE // Bank of America Theatre | 18 W Monroe Street
WHEN // Tuesday, September 29 – Sunday, October 11
WHY // Winner of the 2014 Tony Award for best musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is a musical comedy about a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession. Don’t miss this uproarious story of getting away with murder!
MORE // Tickets start at $35 | More info here