February may be the shortest month, but it's full of things to
do, from a groundhog weather prediction to celebrations to Black
History Month and Valentine's Day. Without further ado, our 9
not-to-miss February events.
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Watch performances from local music and dance groups, make
art, and create a memento to take home.
It's time for the big question: Will or won't the groundhog see his shadow? Chicago weather is so hard to predict but it would be nice to have the little guy's input on how many more weeks of winter we'll be shivering through.
Check out these family-friendly events around Chicagoland that celebrate Groundhog Day.
Unique ice sculptures line the streets of downtown while visitors enjoy an array of events. Live ice carving demonstrations on Friday at 5:30 p.m., as well as Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Plus, Pancake Breakfast, shopping and dining. Visit website for more details.
See exciting dance and music performances from Chinese folk
artists from around the Chicago-area.
Celebrate Valentine's Day at one of these loveable events all
around Chicagoland. From family dances to craft nights and cucpcake
decorating, there's all sorts of ways to show your love this
Features live music, children's activities, demos by professional chefs and vendor booths featuring sweets, desserts and gourmet baked goods. There will also be the 14th annual Chocolate Bake-off Contest for amateur bakers to be crowned "Home Sweet Homewood's Master Pastry Chef."
One of the largest all-breed benched dog shows in the country that draws the top dogs from across the United States and Canada to compete for prizes and the coveted title of "Best in Show." Plus dog fashion shows, meet the breeds, pet the dogs and Kid Zone.
See colorful performances and shop items made by local Chinese
artisans in the New Year Marketplace. Plus, stop by the interactive
area to make a Chinese craft art.