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Haunted Taverns Trolley Tour

Travel by trolley with supernatural expert and author Ursula Bielski to visit watering holes with paranormal pasts. Purchase “spirits” or a beer to enjoy at each stop on this popular tour of haunted history. Tour runs about 3 hours, must be 21+. $30, $25 members

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Volunteer Open House

The Chicago History Museum is recruiting volunteers to inspire visitors of all ages to make meaningful and personal connections to history. Volunteers welcome students, facilitate hands-on activities, and more. No prior experience or expertise needed: just a friendly attitude and willingness to learn. The typical volunteer commitment is two to four mornings per month from More

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Green Line South | Innovation & Architecture

Ride the Green Line South, which transported visitors to the 1893 world’s fair. Step off the train to walk through the architecturally renowned Illinois Institute of Technology campus and learn about neighboring Bronzeville, where the Great Migration made its greatest impact. Tour concludes in the Loop. Tours run about 3 hours. $25, $20 members; price More

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Green Line South | Innovation & Architecture

Ride the Green Line South, which transported visitors to the 1893 world’s fair. Step off the train to walk through the architecturally renowned Illinois Institute of Technology campus and learn about neighboring Bronzeville, where the Great Migration made its greatest impact. Tour concludes in the Loop. Tours run about 3 hours. $25, $20 members; price More

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Honorary Street Signs Walking Tour

Ever wonder about the brown street signs? Join Linda Zabors, creator of the Honorary Chicago project, for a mile-long tour of State Street and discover the significant people and places commemorated by those signs, including Mayor Harold Washington, Bob Fosse, and Abraham Lincoln Marovitz. Take in the street’s curious blend of retail, theater, civic, and More

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Water, Water Everywhere

Take a walk on the wet side with Greg Borzo, author of the newly released book Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains. Discover where water meets steel and stone as you explore the fountains in downtown Chicago. Tour runs about 2.5 hours and includes about 2.5 miles of walking. $25, $20 members

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