Monday, September 1, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Seinfeld Soiree: Festivus at Derby

    It’s a Festivus miracle: Frank Costanza’s favorite holiday comes to Derby with a Festivus pole and airing of grievances.

    Party favors: More traditional holiday trimmings include an ugly sweater contest, holiday karaoke, and eggnog.

    Fri 7p. Derby, 1224 W. Webster St., Lincoln Park. (773-248-0900). No cover.

    Nearby: John’s Place; State; Rock Wrap & Roll

  • Saucy Santa: Bad Santa Bar Crawl

    Crawl to bars along the Gold Coast and grab Christmas by the bells with $2 drafts, $4 mixed drinks, and $5 shots.

    Pre-game plan: Start crawling a day early with the Friday night pre-party at She-Nannigan’s House of Beer ($5 here.)

    Sat noon-9p. Starts at Mother’s Too, 14 W. Division St., Gold Coast. (312-266-7444). $10 here.

  • Whole Hog: An Evening of Pig ‘n Beer at TWO

    Revolution Brewery and Homestead Natural Pork team up for a pig-out four-course dinner paired with craft beers.

    Meat menu: From Bottom Up Wit beer smoked ribs to poached pork loin with beer bacon gravy, you won’t leave hungry.

    Tonight 6:30p. TWO Restaurant & Bar, 1132 W. Grand Ave., West Town. (312-624-8363). $75; call to RSVP.

    Nearby: Twisted Spoke; Butterfly Sushi Bar; Bari

  •  Film Fest: Sunday Funday Movie Night at Sheffield’s

    Enjoy a screening of Bad Santa on the big screen with house-made gourmet popcorn and smoked turkey legs/ham sandwiches.

    Thirst aid: $4 Breckenridge Brewery drafts, not giant sodas, will be the beverage of choice at this movie.

    Sun 7p. Sheffield’s, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave., Lakeview. (773-281-4989). No cover.

    Nearby: Redmond’s, Mia Francesca; Dark Horse Tap & Grill

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