Get ready for fall in Chicago. Zoo fans can head to Lincoln Park Zoo beginning Friday for the third annual Fall Fest. The event runs from Friday through Sunday and Oct. 6-9; Oct. 13-15; Oct. 20-22; and Oct. 27-29. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The fest, offering free admission, features pumpkin-themed activities, climbing a hay mountain, singalongs with Mr. Singer, a corn maze, tractor-themed carousel at Farm-In-The-Zoo and more. Pumpkins will also be available for purchase throughout October at the pumpkin patch on the premises. While the event is free, tickets are available for purchase for various attractions. Visit lpzoo.org.
Tony and Tina's Anniversary
"Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding" is celebrating its one-year-anniversary Saturday in Chicago. The interactive production, which includes a ceremony, reception, dancing and dinner, is in an open run at Chicago Theater Works, 1113 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. Tickets for "Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding" are $79 and $89. Tickets for premium seating close to the stage and dance floor are $99. Visit ChicagoTheaterWorks.com.
'Pretty Woman' to hit live stage
Broadway In Chicago will host the pre-Broadway World Premiere of "Pretty Woman: The Musical" March 13 to April 15, 2018 at The Oriental Theatre. The show will star Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee. Music and lyrics for "Pretty Woman" are by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance. The production features a book by Garry Marshall and J.F. Lawton. Jerry Mitchell is the director and choreographer of the musical. The show will go on to Broadway in the fall of 2018. Visit BroadwayInChicago.com or PrettyWomanMusical.com.
Zeppelin's Plant to Perform in Chicago
Robert Plant recently announced his North American Tour to celebrate his new album "Carry Fire." Plant, of Led Zeppelin fame, will perform Feb. 20, 2018 at The Riviera Theatre in Chicago. Tickets for the show go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday. Visit ticketmaster.com
Gaby Espino Visits Macy's
Telenovela star Gaby Espino will make an appearance at Macy's on State Street on Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m. Espino will take part in a discussion about Hispanic American achievement that celebrates the future while paying tribute to the past. Event host will be Desiree Velasquez from the style blog "Fashionlingual." Beginning at 3 p.m. on the event day, the first 100 customers to receive a wristband from the Women's Ready to Wear department will have a chance to meet Espino after the discussion. No purchase is necessary. Call Macy's at 312-781-1000.