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Hot Picks: Holidays of Light, Holiday Magic

Holiday Magic runs weekends December plus Dec. 26-31 Brookfield Zoo Brookfield.

Holiday Magic runs weekends in December plus Dec. 26-31 at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield.

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Updated: January 21, 2013 3:31PM



Here is a look at top events you won’t want to miss.

Suggestions include Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago and Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo.

Holidays of Light

The Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light exhibits continue to Jan. 6 at the Museum of Science and Industry, 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago.

More than 50 trees reflect worldwide holiday customs.

Information: (773) 684-1414, msichicago.org.

Holiday Magic

Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Road, hosts Holiday Magic from 4 to 9 p.m. Dec. 22-23 plus Dec. 26-31.

Billed as the Chicago area’s largest holiday light festival, there are more than 1 million lights, animated light displays and a laser light show.

Information: (708) 688-8000, brookfieldzoo.org.

Weekend

Dec. 21’s Weekend magazine features must-see Southland homes decorated for the holidays and movie reviews of “Jack Reacher” and “Les Miserables.”

Some of these articles are already available in SouthtownStar.com’s Entertainment section.

Also for Dec. 20, 2012

Carpe Weekend features the SouthtownStar’s staff picks for holiday movies.

There is also a movie review of “Guilt Trip.”

Jessi Virtusio blogs about music, movies and much more on Elaborating on Entertainment at blogs.southtownstar.com/entertainment.



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