For those of you attending the OPS Annual Education Program in Chicago this year there are a few special events in the area you may wish to participate in if your schedules allow.
The first is the Chicago Architectural Open House. This is an annual event which showcases architecture in the Chicago area and gives access to many building and clubs which are not open to the public. Many of the buildings are a short walk from the Inter Continental Hotel. Details of this event which runs Saturday October 15 and Sunday October 16, 2016 may be found at the Chicago Architecture web site:
The second special event is the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival, running from October 13 through October 27th. Many of the films are within walking distance of the Inter Continental.The full schedule may be found at:
Another event is the Chicago Museum Week, offering discounts to many of Chicago's museums. Details and locations may be found at:
Whatever you choose to do, I hope you have an opportunity to enjoy some of the culture and dining Chicago has to offer!