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View the Chicago skyline from a different perspective! Race along the shoreline of Lake Michigan with your captain on an exciting 30-minute speedboat tour, and learn entertaining and funny facts about this vibrant American city.
Exploring Chicago from the perspective of ghosts and gangsters. Take a 2-hour history-based guided tour and discover Chicago’s gangsters and ghost stories. See the city’s darker side as you walk through the famous Chicago Loop district.
Tours highlight elements of the Garden’s design, its plant life and how this applies to your home garden.
The Oriental Institute marks its Centennial anniversary this fall and, to celebrate, the OI Young Professionals Board will host its first-ever “Mummies & Martinis,” a pre-Halloween happening, Thursday, October 24, from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Along with Halloween-themed beverages and a DJ-led playlist, a highlight of the evening is certain to be the small-group tours of the OI’s unique (and highly Instagram-able) mummy collection led by UChicago Egyptologist Foy Scalf, including the coffin and mummy of the Egyptian singer-priestess Meresamun.…
Take a classic architecture boat tour aboard the Chicago River’s only brunch cruise.
Amanda Scotese, Executive Director of Chicago Detours, will present a free public talk. Beyond hot dogs and Chicago-style pizza, what are some other distinctly Chicago dishes? And Chicago’s famous for its architecture, but why? From engineering marvels that make the city work to the unique physical qualities of our local landscape, Chicago is a city unlike any other. We made the world’s first Ferris Wheel and the Wienermobile, too, and so many innovations across history. On this fun talk full…