The Shedd Aquarium will hold its annual summer soirée, BLU, on July 28 from 7 p.m.-midnight at the Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. The evening will include samplings from Chicago’s finest restaurants, aquatic explorations in the galleries, fireworks over the lakeshore and dancing. Tickets begin at $150. For more information, visit www.sheddaquarium.org/blu.
The H Foundation will hold its popular Goombay Bash on Aug. 11 from 5 p.m.-midnight at the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier in Chicago. Transportation and hotel packages are available. Tickets start at $125. For more information, visit goombaybash.com