Second Saturday in October: All the World Is Here | Newberry

Second Saturday in October: All the World Is Here

From The Mouse with Wheels in His Head, by Gene Bradbury with illustrations by Victoria Wickell-Stewart

From The Mouse with Wheels in His Head, by Gene Bradbury with illustrations by Victoria Wickell-Stewart

The Lucky Trikes

The Lucky Trikes

Music and Stories for Children, with the Lucky Trikes Storytelling Chamber Band
Saturday, October 13, 2018

10 to 11 am

Free and open to the public; registration recommended.
Open to the Public

In 1893, people from all over the world came to Chicago for the World’s Columbian Exposition—the World’s Fair! Join in a unique interactive melange of music and story activities that will bring to life the Fair and the wonderful mix of cultures it fostered, with selections from children’s books including The Mouse with Wheels in His Head, Whoever You Are, Waiting for the Biblioburro, and Drawn Together.

Led by the Lucky Trikes storytelling chamber band, including Deirdre Harrison and Kyle Price, joined by musicians from Chicago’s thriving new music scene.

This event is part of our programming in connection with the exhibition Pictures from an Exposition: Visualizing the 1893 World’s Fair. See it from September 28 to December 31, 2018, at the Newberry.

Download a PDF flyer for our Fall 2018 Second Saturday programs.

Our Second Saturdays series is supported by a grant from the Chicago Free for All Fund at the Chicago Community Trust

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Cost and Registration Information 

Free and open to the public; registration recommended. Click here to register.

Questions? Contact us at publicprograms@newberry.org or 312-255-3610.