Love chocolate? (Who doesn't?) Celebrate the global dessert phenomenon at the Fine Chocolate and Dessert Show, a three-day expo showcasing chocolate's uses, history and the artisans that craft it. Highlights include live pastry demonstrations from the French Pastry School, seminars curated by the Fine Chocolate Industry Association, and plenty of samples.

Hosted in Navy Pier's Festival Hall A, the event runs from 3-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $25 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under.