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Things to Do in Lincoln Park and Old Town This Weekend

By Emily Morris | December 6, 2013 6:31am
 Chicago a cappella performs in Lincoln Park Saturday for their Holidays a capella show.
Chicago a cappella performs in Lincoln Park Saturday for their Holidays a capella show.
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Jennifer Girard

CHICAGO — Check out a variety of events going on in the neighborhood this weekend, with holiday music, a winter biking class and a history tour among the many options.


TheWHOvers record release at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 9 p.m.

Chicago-based hip-hop group TheWHOvers have a record-release party with performances also from BAMBU, Martin $ky, Fess Grandiose (Video DJ). Some of the proceeds are set to go to the Rizal Center to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Tickets, restricted to those 18 and older, are $10 online or $12 at the door.


Divvy Winter Biking Class at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive, 10-11 a.m.

Because Divvy bikes are offered year-round, some riders might need a refresher or a first-time lesson in how to bike in the winter. The class offers winter riding tips for both Divvy users and those with their own bikes, according to the nature museum. The class is free with the price of museum admission.

The Lincoln Park Branch presents: Songs of the Season, 1150 W. Fullerton Ave., 2-2:30 p.m.

Old Town School of Folk Music's Lindsay Weinberg, a Wiggleworms teacher, is featured in this holiday music showcase Saturday afternoon. Kids ages 3 to 10 and their families are invited to the performance, with no registration required.

15th Annual Christmas and Winter beer tasting at Delilah's, 2771 N. Lincoln Ave., noon-5 p.m.

For the 15th year, Delilah's is hosting what it calls "the most comprehensive tasting of Christmas and winter beers held anywhere in North America." The list boasts the likes of 15 vintages of Anchor Christmas Ale, 15 versions of Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, Three Floyds Alpha Claus Christmas Porter and Lakefront Holiday Spice Lager. Pay $20 to get 20 samples.

Holidays a cappella at St. Clement Church, 642 W. Deming Place, 8 p.m.

Professional group Chicago a cappella will perform for the first time in Lincoln Park Saturday, organizers said. The show, lead by guest music director Anne Hedier, will include traditional European and American carols, Christmas songs, folk songs and Hanukkah tunes.


The Synagogue Speaks tour at Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 1-5 p.m.

The Chicago History Museum is hosting a tour exploring the architecture, art and stories about Chicago-area synagogues. Hop on the bus at 1 p.m. at the museum to join guide and historian Rolf Achilles. The event costs $55, $50 for museum members, and lasts four hours.