Going Solo: Fillet of Solo Festival
Explore the local storytelling and live lit scene as real people tell real stories at venues across Rogers Park.
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Fri-Sun thru Jan 19. Various locations. $10 per show here.
Local Dive: Chicago Travel & Adventure Show
Scuba dive in a massive indoor tank and win international trips while learning all about adventure travel.
Eat up: Sample regional cuisine from around the globe including gnocchi with wild boar ragu and Creole catfish croquettes.
Sat 10a-5p & Sun 11a-4p. Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., Rosemont. (203-878-2577). $10-16 here.
Nearby: Morton’s The Steakhouse; Liberty Tavern; Red Bar
Unresolved: Burn the Resolutions! at Castle
Destroy your New Year’s resolution in a blaze of glory at this singles mixer inside a cavernous new club.
Easy picking: Interactive icebreakers and professional matchmakers will be on hand to guide your love connection.
Fri 7-10p. Castle, 632 N. Dearborn St., River North. (872-228-5881). $5 here.
Nearby: Vertigo Sky Lounge; The Joynt; Chuck’s Manufacturing
Long Live the King: Hunka Hunka Bourbon Love at Homegrown Café
Join Cake & Whiskey Club to celebrate Elvis’ birthday with live music and peanut butter banana bacon cake.
Clown juice: Nothing pairs better with cake than whiskey pours from Tennessee-based Prichard’s Distillery.
Sun 8p. Homegrown Café, 4343 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincoln Square (773-477-7144). $30 here.
Nearby: Old Town School of Folk; Gannon’s Pub; Tiny Lounge