Things to Do this Weekend in the Chicago Area: June 23-25

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Texas Sky Ranger
When: Sunday, June 25; Where: Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods; Hours: 12-3 p.m. Admission: Free; Why go: Celebrate the 48th annual Pride Parade in Chicago with music, performances and more.
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When: Friday, June 23-Sunday, June 25; Where: Huffington Bank Pavilion (1300 S. Linn White Dr.); Hours: Concerts start at 2 p.m. daily; Admission: Pass prices vary, three-day and single-day tickets available; Why go: This three-day festival will feature popular country artists like Miranda Lambert and Rascal Flatts.
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Chicago Ale Fest
When: Friday, June 23-Saturday, June 24; Where: Butler Field in Grant Park (100 S. Lake Shore Dr.); Hours: Friday 2 p.m. and Saturday 2 p.m.; Admission: Ticket prices vary- early entry and designated driver tickets are discounted; Why go: Chicago Ale Fest boasts over 200 craft beers and each ticket includes 20, 3-ounce samples.
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When: Friday, June 23-Sunday, Sunday, June 25; Where: Illinois Centennial Monument (3200 W. Logan Blvd.); Hours: Starts at 12 p.m. daily; Admission: Suggest $5 donation; Why go: Enjoy performances along with art from local artists.
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Mamby on the Beach
Where: Saturday, June 24- Sunday, June 25; Where: Oakwood Beach (4100 S. Lake Shore Drive); Hours: 1-10 p.m. daily; Admission: tickets range from $60-200; Why go: See bands such as Walk the Moon and Misterwives on the beach.
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When: Friday, June 23; Where: Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N. Lincoln Ave.) Hours: 10 p.m.-12 a.m.; Admission: $10; Why go: Watch the popular game creators and writers act out your card ideas live on stage.
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When: Friday, June 23-Sunday, June 25; Where: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral (1017 N. LaSalle); Hours: Friday 5-11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12-11 p.m.; Admission: Free; Why go: This event will feature live music, dancing and a celebration of the Cathedral’s 125th anniversary.
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When: Sunday, June 24; Where: Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Toyota Park); Admission: Tickets range from $16-92; Why go: Watch the Chicago Fire play Orlando City.
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Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party: When: Friday, June 23 to Saturday, June 24; Where: Monroe and DesPlaines St.; Hours: Friday 5-10:30 p.m. and Saturday 5-6 p.m.; Admission: $10; Why go: Enjoy the 33rd annual World’s Largest Block Party, hosted by the Old St. Pat’s Church, which features food and music.
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