Monday, January 26, 2015

This Weekend

  • Stache Bash: Chicago Twenty Somethings Mustache Crawl

    Real or fake, bust out your facial follicles for a Wrigleyville bar crawl to (maybe) remember.

    High sticking: Besides benefiting Blackhawk Dave Bolland’s charity, Tito’s and 312 offer charity via drink specials.

    Sat noon-8p. Meet at Casey Moran’s, 3660 N. Clark St., Wrigleville. $10-16 here.

    Nearby: Rockit Burger Bar; Deuces & the Diamond Club; Cubby Bear

  • Block Stars: Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party

    Zone out to sprawling indie collective Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros after you zone into the bean bag tourney.

    High class: Upgrade from Miller Lite and Connie’s Pizza inside the VIP lounge ($80) with food catered by West End Grill.

    Fri-Sat 5:30-10:30p. Old St. Patrick’s Church, 700 W. Adams St., West Loop (312-648-1021). $40-80 here.

    Nearby: Dugan’s; Al’s Beef; Bacino’s

  • Art House: Gold Coast Art Fair

    Replace that Brian Urlacher poster with fine art from $25 to $25,000 at one of the country’s finest juried fairs.

    Peep show: Pair live speed painting and a graffiti wall for your eyes with turkey legs and Polish sausage for your mouth.

    Sat-Sun 10a-6p. Grant Park Butler Field, 400 E. Monroe St., Loop (847-926-4300). Free.

    Nearby: Rudy’s Bar & Grille, Piano Terra; Oysy

  • Pork Out: Porky’s Rib Fest

    No, it’s not another Porky’s sequel (although that would be awesome) — it’s a stadium covered in BBQ sauce (also good).

    Enter entrée: Carnival rides, fireworks, and a KISS cover band meet Aussom Aussie and Chicago BBQ Co. ribs.

    Tonight-Fri 4-11p, Sat 1-11p, Sun noon-11p. Toyota Park, 7000 S. Harlem Ave., Bridgeview (708-378-0102). $10 per day; $30 for four-day pass here.

    Nearby: Taqueria Las Magueyes; Chicago Race Factory; Southern Belles

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