Category Archives: Past Events

Windy City Comicon 2009


The Second Annual Windy City Comicon has lined up a fantastic list of artists and writers from the world of comics as well as publishers, vendors and events. Special Guests include: Gene Ha, Skottie Young, Richard Starkings, Tony Moore, Geof Darrow, and David Petersen. When: Saturday Sep. 19th, 2009 – 10:00am to 6:00pm Where: Center on

Get Wine Nerdy at the Windy City Wine Festival


InPlay Events is presenting the Windy City Wine Festival for the Chicago area wine lovers. The festival provides an opportunity to sample from more than 250 wines from around the world. Learn about new and exciting varieties from the experts in a relaxed festival setting. Wine seminars and cooking demonstrations are conducted by event sponsors,

Where’s Waldo in the City


Waldo and his friends are visiting Chicago September 12th, 2009. A full scale Waldo hunt is going on downtown from 4pm-6pm. You can find Waldo, Wanda, Wizard Whitebeard, Woof, & Odlaw as well as a bunch of scrolls throughout the city. The Waldo Hunt boundaries are Wacker, Wabash, Congress, & Lake Michigan. Where: Downtown Chicago

CNSC Football 101


Dear Chicago Based Nerds: There are a lot of misconceptions about nerds, but one of the biggest is our distaste for sports. Some of us are avid sports fans while others are interested, but just never had the time to learn. Well CNSC is here to help you out with Football 101, followed up with

Next likemind is Friday August 21st


  The next likemind will be Friday, August 21, 2009 in dozens of cities around the world including Chicago.  Host Mike Maddaloni calls likemind a gathering of “creative-minded people, from various disciplines including Internet, advertising, art, social media, et. al.”    When: Friday, August 21st  8:00am-10:00am Where: Argo Tea, 140 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL  

PowerWheels Racing Series Grand Prix


  The PowerWheel Racing Series presents is having an event for the ages.  This Saturday, six teams are competing in four events to win the PowerWheels Grand Prix and coveted PowerWheel Cup. The four events are: 1. Off Road Race 2. Mario Kart Round 3. PowerWheel Polo 4. The Endurance Demolition Derby   This Event

Third Coast Comics Turns One


    Third Coast Comics will be celebrating putting a number one on their birthday cake by bringing in “Horror Comics Master” Ben Templesmith.  Ben Templesmith will be signing his highly acclaimed work (30 Days of Night, Fell, Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse, Welcome to Hoxford, Groom Lake and the upcoming Choker) or anything you put in

BARcamp Chicago 2009

The Chicago Nerd Social Club is proud to help sponsor BARcamp Chicago!   When: July 11 & July 12, 2009 Where: UIC Innovation Center (1240 W. Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607) What: BARcamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense

Comic Books 101


  Hello Chicago Nerds! We’ve got another fun event planned for you! This one goes to all of our comic book lovers and those of us who WANT to be comic book lovers.   What: Comic Books 101 — Presented by Chicago Nerd Social Club and Third Coast Comics When: June 17th 2009 7pm Where:

Updated Netbook Event Infomation


Netbook Giveaway:   We will be giving away a HP Mini 1116NR to one of the attendees, you must be present to win.   Location information:   McCloska Ballroom in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center on IIT Campus 3300 South federal Street Chicago, Illinois 60616-3793   Parking is available at the visitor lots close to