Chicago Events




October 1, 2014 through October 31, 2014

Equinox Rugby Workout
Thursdays in October 2014
Equinox Lincoln Park
5:45 pm-6:30 pm

Work out like a real rugby player! Equinox has created a sweat inducing, heart pumping boot camp class called Rugby Workout to get Chicagoans excited for the upcoming ALL BLACKS rugby match taking places at Soldier Field on Sunday November 1st. It’s the first game the New Zealand world champions have played on US soil in 34 years. The 45-minute workout will focus on strength, power, agility, coordination, and quickness. On the quest for killer athleticism, conquer multi-planar activities, which take into consideration players’ movement patterns, using ladders, sandbells, ViPRs, mini bands, stability balls, foam rollers and more! The class will begin with a dynamic active body warm-up, and finish with a myofascial release and stretch. You will leave feeling like the true athlete you always knew you were! The boot camp be available at Equinox’s Lincoln Park location every Thursday in the month of October from 5:45pm-6:30pm. Space is limited, contact Alison Fyfe at for details on availability.

Chicago Premium Outlets® Pink Event

Chicago Premium Outlets® will host its second annual Pink Event this October, encouraging shoppers to think pink, and save green, in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation®’s fight against breast cancer. For a $10 donation to Susan G. Komen, donors will receive a Pink Event Discount Card redeemable for 25 percent off a single item at one of more than 40 participating center stores. Pink Event Discount Cards will be available, Oct. 1-31, at the Information Desk in the Chicago Premium Outlets Food Court. Shoppers can make one donation and receive one card per day. One hundred percent of proceeds raised will go to supporting Susan G. Komen’s work in the Chicago area, including the funding of breast cancer research at a number of Chicago’s world-class medical research facilities. Complimentary Chicago Premium Outlets Shopper Shuttle service from Chicago’s Union Station will be available on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of October with use of the promo code PINK. Shopper Shuttle reservations should be made 24 hours in advance by phone, 312-361-4111, or via the link on the Chicago Premium Outlets web site,


November 4, 2014 to December 24, 2014

Neiman Marcus Exclusive Love To Give Collection
Neiman Marcus stores and

November 4th Reception!
737 N. Michigan Avenue
5 to 7 pm with the supporters of Hubbard Street

Over fifty fabulous items perfectly priced for giving.  Ten percent of the sales of each of these gifts will benefit a local charity supporting arts experiences for youth. Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue has selected Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Including Diana Vreeland Parfums, John Derian, Dylan’s Candy Bar, Eddie Borgo, Rizzoli, YSL, Kiehl’s, Jonathan Adler, Simon Pierce, Bedhead and Nest. Prices range from $22 – $395. Avaialble at Neiman Marcus stores and

Saturday, November 8, 2014

The Great Tree Lighting
Macy’s on State Street
111 N State Street

This year Macy’s welcomes TV/Radio host and producer, Ryan Seacrest and a 4-year-old Make-A-Wish® child to kick off Macy’s Believe campaign and the holiday season with the lighting of the Great Tree in the historic Walnut Room on Saturday, November 8 at Noon. Joining the celebration and singing three songs this year is Lee DeWyze, winner of the ninth season of American Idol. This year marks the 107th lighting of the Great Tree in the Walnut Room. The Great Tree stands 45 feet tall and is adorned with 3,000 ornaments and 6,000 sparkling LED lights. New this year, will be a light show bringing the tree to life through 4 color themes each hour.
Macy’s will also unveil their iconic holiday windows along State Street. Viewing of the theme, “The Journey of a Christmas Wish” begins at store opening at 9:00 a.m. This year’s windows combines traditional old school artistry with gorgeous visual elements that follows our heroin’s imagination as she mails her wish list to Santa at Macy’s on State Street. Spectators will follow a fantasy voyage through Santa’s workshop with adorable hard working Elves, to Santa’s journey to deliver gifts around the world and concludes with Santa and Rudolph checking their list in front of the famous State Street Great Clock.

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