Things to do in Chicago before summer is over

Make the most of the fading season and soak up closing museum exhibits, outdoor dining, swimming, seasonal cocktails and more summer-only activities.



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With temperatures in the 60s and 70s, it hasn't felt much like summer lately. However, the weather gurus say a burst of heat will return to close out August. So let's start with the basics: Go to the beach! Still, rain or shine, chill or humidity, there are many fleeting drinks, exhibits and happenings to cross off your bucket list before the leaves start dropping. Keep clicking to find more things to do before fall arrives.

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