Calendar

Dec
5
Thu
Tea Time Concert: Early Music For The Holidays @ Fulton Recital Hall
Dec 5 @ 4:30 pm

Tea Time Concert: Early Music For The Holidays. Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E. 59Th St. 4:30 P.M. Free. The University Of Chicago Early Music Ensemble Performs Selections Of Medieval, Renaissance And Baroque Music For The Holidays.

Chamber Check-in @ Hyatt Place Chicago South
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm

Chamber Check-in; Hyatt Place Chicago South; 5225 S. harper Ave.; 5:30 p.m.; join members of the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the holiday season and take advantage of the opportunity to expand your business and professional network.

Dec
7
Sat
PUSH Annual Food Giveaway
Dec 7 all-day

PUSH Annual Food Giveaway. Mt Pisgah Baptist Church, 4622 S. King Drive. The Rainbow PUSH Coalition holds its annual food basket giveaway. To receive a food basket, participants must register at PUSH headquarters, 930 E. 50th St. The charitable event will be repeated on Dec. 14 and Dec 21.

Art Open House @ Hutchins House
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Art Open House. Hutchins House, 4810 S. Ellis Ave. 10 A.M. To 6 P.M. Free. Numerous Artists And Artisans Will Display Their Works Ranging For Quilts To Updated Vintage Clothing To Jewelry And Many More; Attendees Also Have The Opportunity To See The First Floor This Beautiful Kenwood Home Including A Four-Wall Mural Of The 1893 Columbian Exposition.

Hyde Park Holly Day Celebration
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hyde Park Holly Day Celebration. 53Rd Street Business Corridor. 10 A.M. To 4 P.M. Get Into The Holiday Spirit With A Sleigh Full Of Activities For Children And Adults, Including Ice Sculpture, Caroling, Buddy The Elf And A Live Reindeer; For Details Go To Www.Hphollyday.Com/Activities.

Taste of the Nutcracker @ Blackstone Public Library
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am

Taste of the Nutcracker. Blackstone Branch of Chicago Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 10:30 am. Hyde Park School of Ballet will perform scenes from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet. Attendees can meet the Nutcracker Prince, Clara and other characters.

Dec
10
Tue
Caroling with the Carillon @ Rockefeller Chapel
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm

Caroling with the Carillon. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. 5 p.m. Free. University carillonneur Joey Brink and members of the Guild of Student Carillonneurs play an evening of carols and other holiday favorites; hot chocolate and snacks will be available.

Dec
13
Fri
The Nutcracker @ Mandel Hall
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm

The Nutcracker. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. 7 p.m. Tickets $10 to $40. The Hyde Park School of Dance open its annual production of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, and this year’s performance will include new hip-hop choreography of the battle scene. Dec. 14 performances are at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., and the Dec. 15 performance is at 2 p.m.

Dec
14
Sat
Vends + Vibes @ Arts Incubator
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Vends + Vibes. Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd. Noon to 5 p.m. Chicago artists open their sixth-annual two-day marketplace of unique items while music is supplied by some of the city’s hottest DJs; Dec. 15 hours also are noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.vendsandvibes.com.

Dec
28
Sat
Kwanzaa Craft Program @ Blackstone Public Library
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am

Kwanzaa Craft Program. Blackstone Branch of Chicago Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 10:30 a.m. Celebrate Kwanzaa with artist Creola as she demonstrates how to make jewelry, dolls and drums inspired by the holiday.