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  • Chicago International Film Festival

    Chicago, IL

    This year's program includes 65 films and nine programs of shorts that are screening virtually and at the ChiTown Movies Drive-In in Pilsen.


  • Wisconsin Virtual Book Festival

    Madison, WI

    This big fest features readings, lectures, book discussions, writing workshops, live interviews and children's events.


  • Virtual Milwaukee Film Festival

    Milwaukee, WI

    Stream more than 200 films from around the globe.


  • Moose Madness Festival

    Grand Marais, MN

    This Lake Superior town offers  a medallion hunt, family geocaching contest, fun run, appearances by Murray the Moose and family courses at the North House Folk School.


  • Open House Chicago

    Chicago, IL

    The Chicago Architecture Foundation sponsors this free, behind-the-scenes peek at more than 200 mansions, clubs, churches, hotels and theaters.

    This year, all of the tours will be outdoors or online.


  • Oktoberfest

    Alexandria, MN

    Carlos Creek Winery's brewing partner, 22 Northmen, hosts this festival, which includes a stein-holding contest, pumpkin throwing, horse-drawn wagon rides and live bands.

     

     


  • Oktoberfest

    Elkhorn, WI

    This downtown festival near Lake Geneva features wine and beer tasting, music, a car show, arts and crafts and a chili cookoff.