Holiday Party. The Hyde Park Historical Society

When: December 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: The Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Holiday Party. The Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Highlights of the The Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Holiday Party include a live performance of holiday songs sung by(…)

Christmas Brunch

When: December 13, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Futureworld After School Center, 1744 East 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Christmas Brunch. 8-11 a.m., Futureworld After School Center, 1744 E. 55th St., 312-719-4907, fwkidz@gmail.com. Proceeds to support programming at Futureworld

Winter Instrumental Music Festival

When: December 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Kenwood Academy High School, auditorium, 5015 South Blackstone Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Winter Instrumental Music Festival. 7 p.m., Kenwood Academy High School, auditorium, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-535-1350, $10. The Kenwood Academy Concert Band, String Orchestra and Jazz Band perform. Enter through entrance facing Lake Park Avenue.

Pre-Kwanzaa Holiday Bazaar

When: December 13, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 South Kenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Pre-Kwanzaa Holiday Bazaar. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13 and noon-7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. Officiated by Bababalawo Kola Abimola for the Pre-Kwanzaa Holiday Bazaar.

Free Share

When: December 13, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Free Share. 2-3 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants are invited to trade anything from a recipe to a book, poem or dance lesson on this afternoon of creative(…)

Java Jive

When: December 13, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Where: Ida Noyes Hall, East Lounge, The University of Chicago, 1212 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Java Jive. 8 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, East Lounge, 1212 E. 59th St., free. A weekly dance session with the Chicago Dance Society, featuring a beginner’s lesson at 8 p.m. and open dancing at 9(…)

Performance. “Holidays a cappella.”

When: December 13, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Where: Rockefeller Chapel, The University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Performance. “Holidays a cappella.” 8-9:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $38 preferred seats, $30 general admission, $25 seniors, $12 students. Chicago a cappella performs holiday season songs. For more information, or to(…)

Performance. Noise Patterns

When: December 13, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Performance. Noise Patterns. 8 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-0200, free. New York-based experimental composer and artist Tristan Perich presents a new composition of 1-bit patterns of white noise, programmed(…)