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  • Halloween Happenings

  • Bring the children out to Trick-or-Treat along the business districts of Lincoln Square and Ravenswood on the Saturday before Halloween. From 11am to 2pm participating businesses will provide candy or a small give away to area children.  In addition to trick or treating several other activities occur at area businesses, including story time, pumpkin decorating,  sing-a-longs, pet costume contests, and so much more!

  • Event Details

    Date: Saturday, October 29th 2016
    Time: 11am - 2pm in Lincoln Square and Ravenswood
    Admission: FREE

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  • Trick or Treat

  • Participating Businesses Participating Businesses

    Lincoln Square

    Aligned Modern Health - Art in the Square - Berry United Methodist Church - Best Care Spa - Bloom Yoga Studio - Bridgeview Bank - Café Selmarie - Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Chicago Waldorf School - Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts - Dental Innovations - ENJOY< AN URBAN GENERAL STORE - European Wax Center - Everlasting Fire Studio - Fleet Feet Sports - Flirty Cupcakes - Gallimaurfry Gallery - Garcia's Mexican Restaurant - Gene's Sausage Shop - Great Clips - homesoul - Horizon Realty Group - Huettenbar - Isla Pilipina - jookie, a portrait boutique, inc. - Le Café - Lincoln Quality Meat Market, Inc. - Lincoln Square Athletic Club - Mainstream Boutique - Monti's - Nomadic Ant - Old Town School of Folk Music - OrangeTheory Fitness - Oromo Café - Pickle's Playroom - Planet Access Company Store - Ricochet's - Ruff Haus Pets, Inc. - Sacred Art - Savory Spice Shop - Spex Lincoln Square - State Farm Insurance, Rhea Joyer Agent - Steve Quick Jeweler - The Book Cellar - The Chopping Block - The Grafton Pub - Timeless Toys - Tytin Jewelry - Uncle Dan's


    4Legs Pet Supply - Alapash New Home - Amy's Candy Bar - Brew Camp - District - Eye See Ravenswood - Fountainhead - Groundswell - Hazel - Hazel Apparel - Mineralogy - Neighborly - Ravensgoods - Sfizi - Sockified - The Perfect Cup

  • Business Events

  • Thursday, October 27th

  • Gangsters and Ghosts Halloween Open House Gangsters and Ghosts Halloween Open House

    Join The Guesthouse Hotel as they host special guest, Gene Tenner, for a "Gangsters and Ghosts" presentation at The Guesthouse Hotel on Thursday, October 27th from 5-8pm.  Mr. Tenner will give a ghostly history of two area cemeteries, St Boniface and Graceland, and detail three renowned Uptown legends: The Green Mill's Al Capone, Jack " Machine Gun" McGurn, and former Public Enemy #1 - John Dillinger.  There will be two presentations, one at 5:30 and one at 7pm.   Weather permitting, once each presentation is over,we will open our beautiful rooftop to allow guests a birds-eye view of St. Boniface Cemetery.

    Complimentary wine and snacks will be served while you enjoy spooky tales of legends past and present!

    Thursday, October 27
    Free - RSVP to events@theguesthousehotel.com or just stop by.
    The Guesthouse Hotel
    4872 N. Clark Street
  • Saturday, October 29th

  • jookie's 11th Annual Photo Fundraiser jookie's 11th Annual Photo Fundraiser

    $35 cash donation per individual child and/or per person in a sibling/family/friends photo - all in costume (max 5).

    All child participants will be entered into a raffle to win a $100 gift certificate donated by Timeless Toys!

    Each solo participant receives a complimentary 5x7 portrait.  For groups, each person receives the same image for their print.

    First come, first served on Saturday, October 29th 9am - Noon.

    100% of the money raised will go to The Friendship Center.

    Click here for complete details.

  • Laura Doherty Halloween Shows at ENJOY Laura Doherty Halloween Shows at ENJOY

    Laura Doherty in Concert at ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE on Saturday, October 29, 2016 for two shows: 10:00am and 11:30am.

    Join us for Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce's Annual Trick or Treating Event—Halloween Happenings—on Saturday, October 29

    We are so excited to once again welcome Laura Doherty at ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE (4723 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625) performing two free kids shows on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at 10:00am and 11:30am.

    Bring the kids in costume to see Laura Doherty perform and trick or treat in the neighborhood between or after her shows for Halloween Happenings in Lincoln Square 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

  • Spooky Sing Along at Old Towns School of Folk Music Spooky Sing Along at Old Towns School of Folk Music

    Goblins, ghouls, and ghosts! Oh my! Bring the whole family to this spooky, but not scary, sing-a-long led by Lindsay Weinberg along with other Wiggleworms superstars Nick Davio, Jarod Facknitz, Diana Laffey and Alisa Rosenthal. Be sure to wear your Halloween costume!

    Old Town School of Folk Music
    4544 N. Lincoln Avenue

    Saturday, October 29th
    10:30 - 11:30am

    $12 General Public/$11 Members
    Click here to buy tickets.

  • Story Time with the Storybook Mom - Sponsored by The Book Cellar Story Time with the Storybook Mom - Sponsored by The Book Cellar

  • Sunday, October 30th

  • 3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest at Gene's Sausage Shop 3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest at Gene's Sausage Shop

    Pumpkin Drop-Off/Registration takes place October 26th - October 30th (11AM).  Pumpkins can be taken home after the event.  Halloween Costumes are encoureaged, not required.  Visit Gene's Facebook page for more info!

    Gene's Sausage Shop
    4750 N. Lincoln Avenue

    Sunday, October 30th
    Noon - 3PM

  • Costume Contest & Pet Parade with Ruff Haus Pets Costume Contest & Pet Parade with Ruff Haus Pets

    It's that time of year everyone! Ruff Haus Pet's annual Halloween Pet Costume Contest & Parade benefiting New Leash On Life will take place on Sunday, October 30th!

    11am - Meet at Lincoln Square Fountain
    11:30am - Noon Costume Contest & Judging
    Noon - 2Pm - Parade to Ruff Haus for Human & Canine Refreshments.

    $10 Donation benefiting  New Leash on Life

    Visit ruffhauspets.com for more details.

  • Hallowine - Stranger Things at Ampersand Hallowine - Stranger Things at Ampersand

    Real Halloween is a lot. Get a sitter and come pre-game with us. 

    Theme: Stranger Things- dress up like your fav character from the hit Netflix show, alive or dead (Sorry Barb). If you're one of the 3 people Not following the show, come as you dressed as a kid in the early 80s. Or as (gah!) your cool "retro" parents did. 

    Ampersand Wine Bar 
    4845 N. Damen Ave.

    Sunday, October 30 7-10pm
    Price- $30
    entry into a raffle (bottles of wine to stick your cellar) and entry in our costume contest.
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