Friday, January 30, 2015

This Weekend

  • 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

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