Sexy Santa: All I Want For Christmas Holiday Burlesque Spectacular
Check out the gift that unwraps itself: Naked Girls Reading burlesque star Michelle L'amour and the Chicago Starletts.
People's choice: Help design the show by voting online to pick which show you would like to see the girls perform live.
8p Fri-Sat. Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave., Rogers Park (773-381-4554). $35-45 here.
Nearby: Heartland Café; Noon Hour Grill; Morseland
Food Fight: Fete Chicago
Sip champagne and listen to DJs at this new nighttime market with pop-up food from local restos and food trucks.
Gift wrap: Take home bite-sized gifts including Carriage House pickles, Nellcôte pasta, and Brew Camp beer kits.
Tonight 6-10p. Room 1520, 1520 W. Fulton St., Fulton River Warehouse District. $5.
Nearby: The Tasting Room; Bottom Lounge; City Winery
Holiday Hilarity: The Roast of Santa at Gorilla Tango Theatre
The surprise hit of last year's Fringe Festival returns to the stage to ruin every innocent Christmas memory you ever had.
Uncensored: Preview a night of sarcastic, profanity-laden jocularity.
7:30p Fri. Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Bucktown (773-598-4549). $20 here.
Nearby: Green Eye Lounge; Belly Shack; Gallery Cabaret
Insider's Insides: Almost Unemployed Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
Party with band members, bartenders, and music industry insiders at their ugly sweater holiday party with local DJs.
Party favors: Nothing says happy holidays like $1 shots of Malort, $2 PBRs, and 300+ beers from around the world.
Sun 8p. Quenchers, 2401 N. Western Ave., Logan Square (773-276-9730). No cover.
Nearby: Estrella Negra; Longman & Eagle; Bob Inn