Enjoy Wednesday Morning Bird Walks at the Peggy Notebaert Museum

A Black Capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) perched on a limb of a flowering crab apple tree.

Are you looking for something different to do? Then join Geoffrey Williamson of the Chicago Ornithological Society for educational and fascinating bird walks. Attendees meet every Wednesday at the Peggy Notebaert Museum, and Williamson will then lead everyone around North Pond, which is a popular bird watching destination. Afterward, everyone can gather inside the museum for […]

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Enjoy an Evening of Music at Winter’s Jazz Club

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An easy drive from Oak Park Place is Chicago’s newest home for classic live jazz. We’re talking about Winter’s Jazz Club, and in 2017, it was called one of the “Top 10 Things to Do in Chicago” by Conde Nast Traveler. A variety of artists take to the stage six nights a week, and upcoming performances include: […]

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Chicago Restaurant Week in Oak Park

Blurry female chef placing seasoning herb on close-up of salmon steak dish. She is wearing a white coat and white gloves while carefully placing finishing touches for Chicago restaurant week

Get your appetite ready because the 11th annual Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off January 26th, 2018. Two of our local favorite restaurants in Oak Park will be participating in this celebration of the Chicago area food scene. Perry’s Steak House Perry’s Steak House (5 Oakbrook Center) will feature a $44.00 fixed price menu with salad, steak, and a dessert trio of vanilla bean […]

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