Join us at the fourth annual Shake & Stir!



Presented by the Chicago Youth Centers’ Auxiliary Board and Epsilon Economics

Friday, February 22, 2019 
VIP Reception 7-8 p.m. | Main Event 8-11 p.m. 
Wintrust Grand Banking Hall | 231 S. LaSalle Street

Whether you like your cocktail shaken or stirred, you are sure to have a blast at the Fourth Annual Shake & Stir, Chicago's only James Bond-approved soiree!

Join the Chicago Youth Centers Auxiliary Board and presenting sponsor Epsilon Economics for a night of live music, dancing, cocktails, food, an extensive silent auction, and more!

We are so grateful to our generous food and beverage sponsors for their vital support of Chicago Youth Centers, and for bringing Shake & Stir attendees a unique gastronomical experience! As a token of our gratitude, we are offering their supporters 20% off Shake & Stir tickets at this link. All proceeds benefit CYC’s critical services on Chicago’s South and West sides.

VIP guests will enjoy a Cocktail Hour from 7-8 p.m, during which they can network, enjoy close up magic with Nick Roy of Magic Pent House, see amazing projects presented by CYC participants, and sip on VIP exclusive cocktails provided by Sidebar. In addition to other perks, VIP guests will receive an Uber code for a free ride to or from the venue!*

Later, all guests will enjoy...


  • An exciting night of James Bond-approved fun

  • An open bar featuring cocktails sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodkabeer sponsored by Revolution Brewing, and wine

  • Live music by top Chicago band Maggie Speaks and plenty of dancing

  • Food stations featuring delicious Chicago bites, including a variety of cuisines from Twomaytoz Event Catering, Dos Toros TaqueriaNew Line TavernAloha PokeSidebar, and more. And who can forget the mouthwatering desserts from Beyond Delicious Cakes & More?

  • An extensive silent auction featuring tours, restaurant packages, and shopping experiences at Chicago's top restaurants, distilleries, and stores. PLUS, a private party with a beer and wine package for 75 people at Sidebar will be auctioned off!

  • A photo station where guests can show off their best 007 pose

  • A wristband** for the afterparty hosted at the Hubbard Inn! Attendees can skip the line and cover, and get their first drink on the house!

  • ... and more!

*Uber code valid for $10 off one ride.

**Wristbands will be distributed to the first 350 guests who claim them after 10 p.m. at Wintrust Grand Banking Hall.

Buy your tickets today to #StirUpChange!

Regular pricing is $100 for general tickets and $175 for VIP tickets. See below for our special promotion for our Sponsors’ supporters!