Girl Trouble: Windy City Rollers Golden Bowl III Tournament
The WCR take on all comers in this round-robin tourney of top-ranked roller girl squads.
Getting decked: The best view of the action is from the VIP party deck ($43), with cocktails and beer.
Sat noon-9p & Sun noon-8p. UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine St., University Village. (312-413-5700). $35 and up here.
Nearby: Union Park Lounge; Tufano’s; Three Aces
Concert Sweat: Rock N Roll Chicago 1/2 Marathon
A concert featuring Walk Off the Earth follows this course from Grand Avenue to 31st Street.
Mini me: Not quite in a marathon mood (or shape)? Stick with the 5K mini course along the downtown lakefront.
Sun 6:30a. Starts and ends at Grant Park, Columbus Dr. and Monroe St., Loop. $50-150; register on site here.
Nearby: Rudy’s Bar & Grille; Oysy; South Loop Club
Drink In Some Nature: Sheffield Garden Walk & Music Festival
Only Chicago could turn a tour of 100+ residential gardens into an excuse for binge drinking.
Batter up: There's music from JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, food from Robinson’s Ribs, and drinks from Derby.
Sat-Sun noon to dusk. Sheffield Ave. and Webster St., Lincoln Park. $7-10 suggested donation.
Nearby: Derby; State; Kelly’s Pub
Suburban Flight: Naperville Ale Fest
Visit the suburbs for beer — lots of it — ranging from the local (Argus) to the obscure (Grand Teton).
Dinner menu: Heaven on Seven, Wurst Kitchen, and Sullivan’s Steakhouse take care of hunger.
Sat 1-5p. Naperville Settlement, 523 S. Weber St., Naperville (630-450-4193). $45 here.
Nearby: Hugo’s Frog Bar; Rosebud; bd’s Mongolian Grill