In the Jeans: Double Denim Bar Crawl
Wear at least two pieces of denim at this bad fashion/good charity crawl.
Winner’s circle: Compete in flip cup and rock-paper-scissors tournaments before taking home your “drinking excellence” award.
Sat noon-8p. Meet at Slugger’s, 3540 N. Clark St., Wrigleyville. (773-248-0055). $15 here.
Beer Bases: Ballpark Brew Fest
The stadium of minor league baseball’s Schaumburg Boomers is overrun with more than 100 craft beers.
Batting order: A Talking Heads tribute band soundtracks your sampling of brews from Great Divide, Allagash, and Lagunitas.
Sat 1-5p. Schaumburg Boomers Stadium, 1999 S. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg (847-925-0183). $49 and up here.
Nearby: Rivers Casino; Jason’s Deli; Chevy’s Fresh Mex
Psych Stars: The Black Angels at The Vic
One of psychedelic rock’s most vital bands plays a fuzzed out, groove-laden set with a gritty rock 'n roll soul.
Sneak peek: Before they curate next week’s Austin Psych Fest, sample tasty psych anthem “Young Men Dead.”
Fri 8p. Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., Lakeview. (773-472-0449). $24 here.
Nearby: Big City Tap; Berlin; Clarke’s on Belmont
Card Sharks: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament
All those hours spent watching the World Series of Poker are put to good use at this Texas Hold ‘Em charity tourney.
Star power: Meet ’85 Bear Dan Hampton and the ladies of the Blackhawks Ice Crew while competing for the $6,000 purse.
Sat 5p. Sam’s Triple Crown, 9201 159th St., Orland Hills (708-429-1260). $25-$125 here.
Nearby: Houlihan’s; Red Robin; Five Star