Saturday, August 30, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Ice House: Skate With the Greats at Soldier Field

    Take the ice with former Blackhawk greats including Al Secord and Murray Bannerman on a giant rink at Soldier Field.

    Indoor cats: After showing up the players on ice, pose for pics and autographs with legends Bobby Hull and Tony Esposito.

    Fri 7:30p. Soldier Field, 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive, South Loop (630-623-5300). $100 here.

    Nearby: Little Branch Cafe; Gioco; Eleven City Diner

  • Murray Time: Woodstock Groundhog Days

    Celebrate the 20-year anniversary of Groundhog Day with free screenings and a groundhog in Woodstock, where the movie was filmed.

    Tour time: Tour sites where film scenes were shot, from Gobbler’s Knob to the puddle Bill Murray walked in/over.

    Fri-Sun. Various locations (815-334-2620). Free to $25 per event here.

  • Under Cover: Uncle Fatty’s Winter Music Festival

    The city’s leading cover bands and DJs provide a soundtrack for drunken debauchery at this weekend-long party.

    Getting fishy: Drinking from glasses is passé at this party — you'll have a 42-oz. fishbowl (included with ticket.)

    Now thru Sat. Uncle Fatty’s Rum Resort, 2833 N. Sheffield Ave., Lakeview (773-477-3661). $10-30 here.

    Nearby: Vaughan’s Pub; Sopranos; Barn & Company

  • Pre Game: Chi-Town Big Game 5K/10K

    Wear your team jersey and burn off Super Bowl calories in reverse at this pre-game morning race around the lakefront.

    After hours: The post-race party features live music and a “Clean Comfort Food for Optimal Performance" cooking demo.

    Sun 9a. Starts and ends at Soldier Field, 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive, South Loop (312-788-7501). $45-55 here.

    Nearby: Little Branch Cafe; Gioco; Eleven City Diner

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