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Your Perfect Weekend: Time Out Chicago

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There is something for everyone this weekend. Whether you enjoy culinary adventures or adrenaline-pumping activities, Marissa Conrad of Time Out Chicago has your weekend covered. From high-energy workouts, to oyster-slurping, country living and horror flicks, you can celebrate the fall season with all sorts of fun!

Friday, October 12th - Sunday, October 14th:

Bright Pink at Flywheel

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this high-energy indoor cycling studio has partnered with Bright Pink, a national nonprofit dedicated to the prevention and early detection of ovarian cancer. Snag a custom pink Pure Karma t-shirt ($52) at either of the Chicago locations and more than 50% of what you pay will go directly to Bright Pink. While you're there, take a class (offered all day, check for schedule; $25). *Bright Pink at Flywheel **Flywheel Gold Coast, 710 N State St; and Flywheel Highland Park, 600 Central Ave, Suite 123, Highland Park (

Friday, October 12th:

Shaw's Royster with the Oyster

This 24th annual block party celebrates the last day of Shaw's Crab House's Oyster Fest and features live music, a sea of delicious food from Shaw's, wine and beer, and an oyster-slurping contest at 7pm. Winners of daily slurping contests all week face off to battle for $1,000. More than 4,000 oyster lovers attended the bash last year. A portion of the admission fee goes to the Shedd Aquarium. *Shaw's Royster with the Oyster **Rush Street between Hubbard and Illinois Streets ( 3-10pm; $25.

Saturday, October 13th:

Lincoln Park Zoo's Harvest Days

Pretend you live in the country for a day at Lincoln Park Zoo's free Harvest Days. Groom a pony, greet a goat, watch someone milk a cow. The pumpkin patch is always a favorite, and the yards and yards of running room are perfect for antsy kids. *Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N Clark St (312-742-2000, 11am-2pm, free.*

Saturday, October 13th & Sunday, October 14th:

Movie marathon

Go on a 24-hour thriller bender at the annual movie marathon. Watch "Squirm, The Beyond, Phantasm" and "The Burning" among others. In between films, hear from actors Sybil Danning and Jeff Lieberman, explore vendor booths, or stop by the food trucks for a nosh. Proceeds benefit Vital Bridges' efforts to support Chicagoans affected by HIV/AIDS. *Music Box of Horrors **Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave (773-871-6604, Noon; $9.25, first show $8.25.

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