Sticky Wicket: Siren Stiletto’s Cabaret Tea Party at Stan Mansion
Enjoy full British tea service in a sparkling mansion while enjoying live burlesque.
Party favors: Circus acts and unlimited bubbly round out an afternoon of royal debauchery.
Sun 2-5p. Stan Mansion, 2408 N. Kedzie Blvd., Logan Square (773-276-0099). $135 and up here.
Nearby: Whirlaway Lounge; The Burlington; Parson’s Chicken & Fish
Aw Shucks: Slurp & Slush at Red Door
It’s time for hand-crafted malort, slushie cocktails, and free PBR at this oyster bash and chef shuck-off.
Star power: Watch chefs from Frontier and Nellcote create their own interpretations of Old 1871 oysters.
Sun 5-8p. Red Door, 2118 N. Damen Ave., Bucktown (773-697-7221). $40 here.
Nearby: Danny’s; Bluebird; Trenchermen
Hail to Ales: Crush in Old Town
Crawl from craft beer to wine tasting tents with specialty dishes from local restos at this sprawling testament to booze.
Hit list: Check out brews from Off Color Brewing and Ale Syndicate along with a California vintage called F Bomb.
Sat noon-10p, Sun noon-9p. Wells Street from North Avenue to Schiller Street, Old Town (773-868-0425). $40 here.
Nearby: Old Town Pour House; The Refinery; Old Town Pub
Porky’s Lives: Bridgepork at Maria’s Packaged Goods
Part BBQ cookout and part outdoor music fest, this end-of-summer freakout is the perfect way to cap the season.
In and out: After watching chefs from Mr. Spanky's on the grill, head indoors for an 11th Ward Old Fashioned.
Sat 2-8p. Maria’s Packaged Goods, 960 W. 31st St., Bridgeport. (773-890-0588). No cover.
Nearby: Pleasant House Bakery; Skylark; Northern City