Each week tune in to "The Weekly Show" for a segment we call What's Good w/ Billy Dec! As a Restauranteur, Event Producer and Entertainment TV Personality, Billy will share info on amazing fundraisers plus community and cultural events that are good for you and good for Chicago! To follow Billy Dec on Twitter and Facebook check out the link below!
Midway Fly Away 5k, September 15th at 8am, Midway Airport, $35
Run on the airfield as planes take off and land! Enter to win tickets to fly anywhere in the US on Southwest Airlines, and more prizes! This inaugural run benefits Special Olympics Chicago!
North side Irish Fest, September 13th-15th at 5pm, Lincoln Ave and Irving Park Rd, FREE
Roughly 20,000 people are expected to turn out at this bash, which features daily eating contests, food vendors and live music of the Irish tradition. Proceeds benefit the North Center Chamber of Commerce.
Riot Fest, September 13th-15th at 12pm, Humboldt Park, $50-100
Come out and enjoy the 9th installment of Riot Fest in Chicago! See headliners such as Blink-182, The Replacements, and Fall Out Boy. TONS of bands will be there from all different genres. Proceeds benefit the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.
Lincoln Park’s Cutest Pooch, September 14th at 10am, Hotel Lincoln, FREE
Megan Glaros of CBS 2 and Erica Levin of Cheeky Chicago judge Lincoln Park's Cutest Pooch for the grand prize of a weekend stay at Hotel Lincoln. Pets compete in a cutest dog parade! There’s also raffles, silent auctions, dog treats and more! Proceeds benefit PAWS Chicago.
Crush in Old Town, September 14th-15th at 12pm, Wells St, $5-40
Get ready for a post-Labor Day street party! "Crush in Old Town" is back for its 11th year with something for everyone. Enjoy delicious food and tons of craft beers! There's also a lively music stage with acts that include the funk/soul of The Business and more! Proceeds benefit the Old Town Merchant & Resident Association.