French Events

Saturday, July 06, 2013

French Bastille Day is on Sunday, July 14, 2013, and there are several events in Chicago in honor of it.

Maris Callahan, editor of My Daily Find Chicago , came into our ABC7 studio to tell us about a few events.

32nd Annual Bastille Day 5K & 8K Run/ Walk & Block Party, Benefits Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Race starts at 7:15 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Cannon Dr. & Fullerton
Admission: $32 for 5K, $37 for 8K
Deadline to register: July 8 marks the end of online registration, but registration is available on-site

Bastille Day Chicago
Saturday, July 13, 2013
4-10 p.m.
Daley Plaza
Admission: FREE

Speed Dating de la Bastille
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Alliance Française de Chicago
54 W. Chicago Avenue
Admission: $8, includes glass of French wine
Deadline to register: Registration will close when 15 men and 15 women have RSVP'd

Bistronomic's Three-course Prix fixe menu in honor of Bastille Day
July 8 to July 14, 2013
840 N. Wabash Ave.
Admission: The menu will be available for $30, or $40 with wine pairing, exclusive of tax and gratuity

The Chopping Block "Simple French Food" Cooking Class
July 14, 2013
5 - 7:30 p.m.
4747 N Lincoln Ave
Admission: $75
Deadline to register: As availability lasts

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