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
families enjoy an array of events. Live ice carving demonstrations
on Friday at 6:30 p.m., as well as Saturday and Sunday. Plus, Radio
Disney Chicago, Ronald McDonald Magic Show, Pancake Breakfast, a
special movie at Tivoli Theatre, shopping and dining.
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 and of
course vendor booths with sweets, desserts and gourmet baked goods.
Plus, the 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.