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Under The Picasso - November Schedule


The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Performances begin @ 12 Noon (schedule is subject to change)


Monday, November 2

Native American Heritage Month Kick-Off

The American Indian Center will celebrate Native Heritage Month with a brief speaking program followed by Native American Drum & Dance.


Tuesday, November 3

National Stepper’s Society

Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Thursday, November 12

The Bar Show 2015 Preview

Enjoy the Musical Comedy review in which lawyers parody politics, sports and showbiz presented by the Chicago Bar Association.


Friday, November 20

Watch us Twirl

Don’t miss the S.T.A.T. (Sheer Talent and Technique) Baton/Flag/Dance Team of Illinois twirl Batons & Spin Flags to music with dance moves incorporated in the routine.


Tuesday, November 24 – Thursday, December 24

20th Annual Christkindlmarket

Experience a traditional German Christmas at the 20th Annual Christkindlmarket, inspired by the famous Nuremberg Christmas market dating back to 1545. Presented by the German American Services, Inc., this outdoor market offers exquisite handmade gifts, unique ornaments, rare European fabrics and textiles and the opportunity to devour-German delicacies like brats, goulash, potato pancakes, cookies and Gluhwein (a warm spiced wine). For Christkindlmarket hours, visit www.christkindlmarket.com


Wednesday, November 25

St. Andrew’s Day Celebration

Enjoy traditional and national dances of Scotland performed by the Thistle & Heather Highland Dancers in honor of St. Andrew’s Day on November 30th.