May 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

7:00 pm

Half Acre Beer Dinner

Hub 51 and Rog McGuin from Chicago-based Half Acre Beer Company host a 3-course family-style dinner crafted by chef John McGowan. Pairings include Half Acre’s pale ale Daisy Cutter, their special rye stout Baume.
$60 per person.
More info here
River North. 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

2:00 pm

Caffè RōM Celebrates 10 Years

Caffè RōM is hosting an anniversary party at all locations featuring a complimentary cup of the 10-year anniversary limited edition "Dieci Anni". Complimentary anniversary cake will be passed out, created by bakers Axel and Ambrose Erkenswick.
More info here.
The Loop

5:00 pm

Okonomi "What You Like" Night at Ani

Ani Sushi + Japanese Kitchen has added a spring/summer option to their Wednesday "Okonomi" night (translation: what you like). Ani provides complimentary sake tastings via their table side sake cart, as well as special prices on "one cups," a sake served in small cans or glass cups often seen throughout Japan.
More info here.
Lakeview. 
 

5:30 pm

Beer & Pizza Pairing

South Loop Brewing Company & Friends are taking over the Flo & Santos Beer Garden. Each participating brewery is bringing a keg of one of their favorite releases, that is being paired with a Flo & Santos pizza made by Executive Chef Mark Rimkus. 
$45 a person.
More info here.
South Loop.

7:00 pm

"Chef's Table" Dinner at Osteria La Madia

Osteria La Madia holds an interactive "Chef's Table" event. This intimate, market-driven dinner incorporates a five course meal, paired with wine, created with Chef Jonathan Fox's findings at the Green City Market that same morning. Chef Fox meets and mingles with guests while discussing seasonal ingredients and the benefits of sourcing locally.
$65/person and includes wine pairings.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

10:30 am

Real Urban Barbecue Celebrates National Brisket Day

Stop in to any of Real Urban Barbecue’s three locations and have one of RUB’s slow-smoked brisket sandwiches at a reduced price. RUB will be serving other items, such as hickory smoked ribs, turkey, pulled pork, and chicken.
More info here.
Oak Park.

6:30 pm

The Monkey's Paw 3rd Anniversary Beer Dinner

The Mokey's Paw celebrates their 3rd anniversary. Executive chef Rah Shabazz pairs his regional seasonal cusine with award winning beers from Chicago's own Off Color Brewing. Tastings include five beers paired with five food courses.
$70/ Person.
Two seatings at 6:30 and 9:00.
Make a reservation here.
More info here.
Lincoln Park.
 

7:00 pm

Ale Asylum Beer Night

High Noon Saloon hosts Madison, Wisconsin’s Ale Asylum brewery for a tap takeover featuring limited releases such as Diablo Belga, Velveteen Habit and Pantheon. Colin Klemz, a Certified Cicerone Server from Ale Asylum is on-hand for beer education. Giveaways include wearables and other Ale Asylum logoed gear.
More info here
Wicker Park. 

Friday, May 29, 2015

3:30 pm

4th Annual Veteran's In Need Dinner

Catholic Charities hosts its fourth annual “Veterans in Need” dinner to raise funds for its Veterans services. Entertainment during the reception is provided by Seton Academy Jazz Band. Dinner entertainment includes the Ken Arlen Jazz Quartess, as well as the presentation of Colors by the Lincoln Park High School Junior ROTC Cadets. Proceeds support the Veterans programs which aid veterans with housing, substance abuse recovery and job placement throughout Cook and Lake Counties.

5:30 pm

Coffee-Inspired Treats

Katherine Duncan, founder and confectionista of Katherine Anne Confections, is hosting a  Preview Party featuring all of the upcoming flavors for the month of June. The Preview Party is a chance for attendees to try 17 new limited edition, un-launched truffles, caramels and marshmallows.
More info here.
Palmer Square.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

10:00 am

Being a Chef: Who's Afraid of Hollandaise?

This event allows participants to get comfortable making Hollandaise, Bearnaise and Mousseline sauces. In addition to mastering the technique, learn how to store and quickly reconstitute these sauces later. Recipes include Asparagus with Hollandaise, Steak with Sauce Bearnaise and Salmon with Sauce Mousseline.
 $70 for members, $80 for non-members and a $15 materials fee.
More info here.
Near North Side.

3:00 pm

Summer Wine Tasting at Tuman's Tap & Grill

Tuman's Tap & Grill hosts an inclusive walk-around wine tasting featuring eight warm-weather wines from Southern Wine and Spirits, artisan cheese and charcuterie from executive chef Monica Riley, and wine education from Southern Wine & Spirits expert Lindsay McLeod. 
$25/ Person.
More info here.
West Town near Ukrainian Village. 
 

7:00 pm

Slagel Family Farm Dinner At Nana

The Bridgeport restaurant hosts a prix-fixe farm dinner showcasing Slagel Family Farm. The dinner includes four-courses highlighting Slagel products. LouisJohn Slagel and other Slagel family members provide education about the farm and the the featured products during the event. The prix-fixe lists selections such as braised beef brisket empanadas and oxtail ragout.
$45 per person.
More info here.
Bridgeport. 

Sunday, May 31, 2015

5:00 pm

Seasonal Slam

Executive Chef Kevin Cuddihee and Head Bartender Graham Crowe of TWO host a culinary competition. During the event, guests become epicurean judges, voting for the best dish and cocktail per course. Plate magazine Editor Chandra Ram emcees the event and has selected the ingredients that each chef and mixologist must feature in this culinary face-off: rhubarb, radishes, and peas. 
$105 per person.
More info here.
West Town. 

June 2015

Monday, June 01, 2015

6:00 pm

Michigan Wines Showcase

Participants try more than 100 wines from 24 wineries, at this showcase of Michigan's award-winners, at City Winery.
$50/person and includes all wines and paired apps.
More info here
West Loop. 

6:30 pm

The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano

Chicago City Winery hosts a live filming as Chef Chris Gawronski of Acanto cooks for famed actor Joe Mantegna, Sommelier Jon McDaniel, relationship and dating guru, Bela Gandhi and host Elysabeth Alfano. The Dinner Party ticket includes the show, bread and cheese, beer tasting, appetizer tasting, entree tasting and desserts.
$50 per person.
More info here.
Near West Side. 
 

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015

6:00 pm

Avondale Restaurant Crawl

The ticket for this event includes samplings from Parachute, Pork Shoppe, Beer Temple, Brew Brew Coffee Lounge, Chief O’Neill’s, Dragon Lady Lounge and more. Live entertainment is provided by Four Star Brass Band, Stann Champion, the Irish Theatre of Chicago, Shakespeare All-Stars, Marianne & The Imaginary Band and more. 
$20 advance purchase online and $25 night of event.
More info here
Avondale.

6:00 pm

Grand Tasting Tour 2015

Experience a taste of Paso Robles Wine Country at City Winery. More than 25 wineries from Paso Robles showcase what sets this world class wine region apart. Cheese and charcuterie are presented by City Winery to complement this Paso Robles wine experience.
$50 per person. 
More info here
West Loop. 
 

 

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6:30 pm

Great Chefs Tasting Party

2015 marks the 23rd year of the Great Chefs Tasting Party, one of Chicago’s largest, longest-running culinary fundraisers. 40 of the city’s top chefs gather to create sample portions of their signature dishes. Guests also enjoy a cocktail reception, a silent auction, raffle and live musical entertainment.
$125 for general admission and $175 for reserved seating. Proceeds benefit the children and adults served by UCP Seguin Foundation.
For tickets and more info visit here.
Near North Side.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

5:30 pm

Culinary Fight Club with Simon Majumdar

The Standard Club hosts a Culinary Fight Club with guest judge Simon Majumdar. Three local chefs have 60 minutes and 15 ingredients to impress guests, Simon Majumdar, and two other judges to win this competition. While the chefs prepare their dishes, Simon will discuss his new book "Fed, White, and Blue."
$40/ Person.
More info here.
The Loop.
 

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6:00 pm

Third Annual Chefs' Playground

Chef Tony Mantuano along with Bon Appétit Management Company’s CEO Fedele Bauccio bring together some of Chicago’s top chefs to participate in the Third Annual Chefs’ Playground to benefit the Academy for Global Citizenship. Hosted at Terzo Piano, guests can enjoy bites and sips from approximately 20 chefs and mixologists presenting modern takes on childhood favorites while raising funds and awareness.
$250 for General Admission and $375 for VIP.
More info here.
The Loop. 

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Friday, June 05, 2015

5:00 pm

Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest

This 3-day wine festival features wines from nearly 20 wineries from across the state. Spend some time exploring the Antique District on West Main Street, the specialty booths of the Botanical Fair on Court Street and everything Old Town has to offer during the festival.
Friday, June 5th 5pm-10pm; Saturday, June 6th 12pm-10pm; Sunday, June 7th 12pm-5pm.
More info here
Ottawa.

7:30 pm

Kulturküche - Maultaschensuppe (Soup Making Class)

Held at  DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, guests will learn to make German ravioli soup, a meat and spinach filled dumpling served in a light chicken broth with vegetables. Chef Joseph will provide the recipe, demonstrate technique, and offer some hands on training.  Attendees will learn how to make it from "scratch", as well as a short cut method.
$18 per person includes one drink.  
Reserve seats and more info here.
Lincoln Square.

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Saturday, June 06, 2015

12:00 pm

Lottie's 606 Trail Opening Celebration

Lottie's Pub celebrates the opening of The Bloomingdale (606) Trail. Walk the trail, then head over to the patio for a day full of celebratory specials including $6.06 cheese pizzas, 1/2 priced wine, and $6.06 20 oz Revolution Imperial Pints.
No cover charge.
More info here.
West Town.
 

Sunday, June 07, 2015

3:00 pm

Oyster Cookout

Frontier invites Chicagoans to a Negroni Oyster Cookout in the beer garden. A portion of the proceeds from the Negroni sales that day will go to the American Cancer Society. Guests will enjoy raw oysters, char-grilled oysters, and gumbo prepared exclusively by Pioneer Tavern Group Corporate Chef Brian Jupiter.
More info here.
West Town.

4:00 pm

Oak Park's Great Food Truck Rally 2015

All are invited to a local "friend-raising" food truck event sponsored by Pilgrim Congregational Church. It includes a wide variety of gourmet foods from around the world in food trucks arriving from Chicago and the western suburbs. 
The event will also include live music and guided tours of the historic building.
More info here.
Oak Park.

Monday, June 08, 2015

6:00 pm

Flamenco Dinner Show at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba hosts Chicago-based Flamenco esemble El Payo for an evening of dinner, drinks and dance. Guests can enjoy a full dinner menu along with half-priced cocktails.
Event cover is $15/ Person + Tax & Tip.
For reservations call 773.935.5000.
More info here.
Lincoln Park.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

6:00 pm

Cravings on Clark

The Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce and Clark Street in Lincoln Park host a dining experience to showcase the restaurants of Clark Street. Guests depart on a tasting tour to try eclectic samples from participating restaurants. Venues provide tasting-sized portions of signature dishes often paired with beer, wine or spirit tastings. Tickets $30 in advance, $40 day of event. 
More info here
Lincoln Park. 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

6:30 pm

Mezcal Cocktail Class at Nacional 27

Come to River North's Nacional 27 to learn about mixing drinks, including the Mezcal Mule. Beverage Manager Elyse Fuller will lead a Mezcal Class in the lounge where participants will create cocktails as well as snack on tapas.
$25 per person.
More info here.
River North.

7:00 pm

Vinci Wine Dinner

Vinci's monthly Wine Dinner consists of a four-course meal accompanied by the featured wine. The menu is priced at $50 per person. 
More info here.
Lincoln Park. 

Thursday, June 11, 2015

5:30 pm

The Chicago Help Initiative's 2015

This event held at the Montgomery Club features culinary presentations by some of Chicago’s finest restaurants including Benny’s Chop House, Gibson’s Steakhouse, Hugo’s Frog Bar, Lux Bar and more.  Sweets from Eli’s Cheesecake Company and Candyality and liquid libations from Lagunitas Beer, Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Binny’s will be complemented by musical entertainment provided by piano stylist, Harriet Wilson Ellis.  The Chicago Help Initiative provides meals and services to the homeless and underprivileged.

7:00 pm

Forbidden Root Botanical Beer Dinner at Arami

Arami‘s Chef de Cuisines Ajay Popli and Nelson Vinansaca design a five course menu (scallop crudo; nigiri/sashimi; braised pork belly; roasted rabbit; dessert) that draws inspiration from Forbidden Root’s current brews, five of which will be paired to each dish. Forbidden Root’s unique botanical brewing methods use all natural ingredients, including herbs, spices, barks, roots, honeys, stems, seeds, nuts, vanilla bean and cacao beans.
$70/person.
Make reservations here.
Ukrainian Village.

Friday, June 12, 2015

9:00 am

Taste of Des Plaines

This year the event features carnival food and games in favor of local restaurants, chef-driven cuisine, family activities and tribute bands.
More info here.
Des Plaines. 

 

11:00 am

50th Anniversary of Midsommarfest

For three days, the community celebrates the north side neighborhood of Andersonville with music, vendors, food, and free kids activities. With Andersonville’s strong Swedish ties, attendees get the chance to indulge in traditional Swedish activities. Two dozen food vendors offer international fare and over 80 local artists and vendors offer their unique wares.
Hours: Fri 5:00pm - 10:00 pm; Sat & Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm.
More info here
Andersonville. 

5:00 pm

Ribfest Chicago 2015

Ribfest Chicago 2015 features a weekend of food, entertainment, games and more. The 6th Annual rib eating contest, RibMania, will be held on friday night. Proceeds benefit Northcenter philanthropy and community programs.  
More info here.
Northcenter. 

Saturday, June 13, 2015

9:00 am

French Pastry Experience

The chefs of The French Pastry School show guests how to make an assortment of classic French sweets and desserts. Guests get to sample everything as it comes straight from the oven.
$50/person.
More info and registration here.
The Loop.

10:00 am

Being a Chef: Salmon Encore

This hands-on class celebrates the arrival of wild salmon and combines a new set of cooking techniques with a review of the basic skills of shopping for and storing fresh fish. Participants prepare Gravlax, Whole Poached Salmon with Sauce Gribiche, Salmon Unilateral (grilled) with Tomato Coulis and a Salmon and Corn Chowder.
$70 for members, $80 for non-members and a $15 materials fee.
More info here.
Near North Side.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

2:00 pm

Chicago Food Swap

Show off your creations, stock your pantry, and get some inspiration while meeting other like-minded individuals. All participants must be individuals trading goods that they made or grew themselves. Some examples of popular food swap items include jams, pickles, salsa or relishes, baked goods, granola and more.
Registration fee of $5.
More info here
Edgewater. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

2:00 pm

Experience Japan, Chicago!

Attendance is limited to Food & Beverage Industry Professionals. Attendees sample many new Japanese products including sakes & shochus, green teas, yuzu products, seafood, miso, Wagyu beef, smoked soy sauce, black garlic products, confectionery and more. Meet brewers & producers from Japan, their U.S. importers and distributors. Network with your industry.
More info here.
Goose Island. 
 

7:00 pm

Noche de Cerveza at D'Noche

D'Noche hosts a night with Lagunitas Brewing featuring dinner specials paired with Lagunitas Beer, and take home Lagunitas Swag. Menu items and beer are available for purchase a la carte. Weather permitting the event will be hosted on the patio led by a Lagunitas Beer Specialist. 
More info here
Logan Square. 

Thursday, June 18, 2015

6:00 pm

Rick Bayless Garden Tour and Dinner

One hour private tour of the renowned Rick Bayless garden by his master gardener Bill Shores. Followed by a margarita cocktail hour, hors d'oeuvres and multi-course dinner on the outdoor patio event space at Goddess and Grocer. Dinner stations feature food inspired by Rick Bayless' classic Mexican dishes. Live music plays throughout the evening. 
More info here.
Wicker Park. 

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7:00 pm

Revolution Brewing "AmeriKama" Beer Dinner

Dining guests experience a six course menu that pairs local craft brews with American fare that has an Indian flair. A cicerone from Revolution Brewing and Vikram Singh, chef/proprietor of Kama Bistro, lead this event.
More info here
La Grange. 

Friday, June 19, 2015

12:00 pm

6 Corners BBQ Fest

Three-day fest at the busy Six Corners intersection in Portage Park celebrates its 5th year with plenty of ribs, chicken and pulled pork plus music, artisans and kids' area. Vendors include Blackhawk BBQ & Seafood, Robinson's Ribs, Texas Lightening, Chicago BBQ Company and BBQ King Smokehouse. $5 gate donation.
More info here
Portage Park.
 

5:00 pm

Oakley Festa Pasta Vino

Guests feast on Italian food from local restaurants at this annual festival, which also features a wine bar, dance performances, live music, and kids activities.
$3-$5 donation.
More info here.
Pilsen.

6:00 pm

Taste of Randolph Street 2015

This three-day cross-cultural celebration mixes food, artisans and diverse musical offerings. Top restaurants bring their cuisines from near and far. Three eclectic stages feature talent including Chicago’s brightest young musical acts extending from indie rock to dance music. A $10 donation is suggested for admission to benefit the West Loop Community.
More info here
West Loop. 

Sunday, June 21, 2015

5:00 pm

How to get away with Merlot

The Butcher's Tap House Sommelier teaches guests all they need to know about Merlot and the difference between old and new world.  
$40/person.
More info here.
Southport Corridor.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

6:00 pm

Virginia Willis Dinner

Big Jones chef Paul Fehribach will partner with chef Virginia Willis for a dinner in honor of her new cookbook, Lighten Up, Y’all! The dishes will showcase Virginia’s side to Southern cooking.
Make reservations at 773.275.5725.
$75 per person.
More info here.
Andersonville.

7:00 pm

One Trick Pony Beer Dinner

Fork is hosting a four course beer dinner with One Trick Pony Beer. One Trick Pony is providing their Georgia Grande, Sheppard, Major, and Storm Cat beers. 
For reservations call 773.751.1500.
More info here.
North Center.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

5:30 pm

National Ceviche Day at Nacional 27

Nacional 27 hosts a three day event for National Ceviche Day. Chef Chico Vilchez's special menu includes seven different cheviche selections to choose from. The special menu will be available from Thursday, June 25 to Saturday, June 27.
For reservations call 312.664.2727.
More info here. 
River North.
 

7:00 pm

Adobo Grill Tequila Dinner

Adobo Grill's monthly Tequila Dinner Series consists of a four-course meal that is accompanied with cocktails using the featured tequila. This month's menu is entitled "La Cocina de Baja California". The menu is priced at $42.00 per guest.
More info here.
Old Town. 

Saturday, June 27, 2015

12:00 pm

Hot Doug's Dog Dayz of Summer

Doug Sohn brings back Hot Doug's for one weekend by popping-up his legendary restaurant at Goose Island Barrel Warehouse.  Attendees get the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive tasting of the "best hits from Hot Doug's" in a festival-like setting - paired with cold beer and live music.
Sat-Sun.  Two sessions on each day: 12-3pm and 5-8pm.
$75/person.  More info and tickets here.
Humboldt Park.

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

4:00 pm

High Class Dive Bar Pub Crawl

Clover Sports & Leisure delivers a different way to see the city of Chicago featuring different routes of Chicago’s finest dive bars. Patrons, donning their finest evening attire or their old prom dress or tuxedo, board a “party bus”. The guided tour, complete with a self-proclaimed dive bar aficionado, roams the city to the designated stops.
More info here.
River West.

Monday, June 29, 2015

6:30 pm

Tokio Pub Beer Dinner

Tokio Pub celebrates its monthly beer dinner Luau-style, complete with ukuleles, marimbas, a whole roasted Kalua pig, and libations. The menu includes a four course meal paired with cocktails. 
$45/ Person.
For reservations call 847.278.5181.
More info here.
Schaumburg.
 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

6:00 pm

Chef's BBQ Dinner

Oak Brook's Mon Ami Gabi celebrates the return of warm weather with a BBQ dinner on the patio.  The evening begins with cocktails followed by a seated 5-course dinner with their Executive Chef Bruce Williams. Each course is paired with a farm-to-table cocktail.
$75/person + tax & tip.
Call 630.472.1900 for reservations.
More info here.
Oak Brook.

July 2015

Friday, July 03, 2015

12:00 pm

Windy City RibFest

This festival proves that Chicago doesn't take its ribs lightly. Taste a variety of different ribs from renowned barbecuing pros, who compete for the Best Ribs award. Kids can enjoy crafts while parents listen to live music and shop from vendors.
$5 suggested donation.
More info here.
Ravenswood.
 
 

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

4:30 pm

Tasty Tuesday with Toasty Cheese: Food Truck

Toasty Cheese food truck will be parked right outside the Lynfred tasting room and serving up their delicious gourmet grilled cheese and more.
Every Tuesday in July.
Roselle.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

11:00 am

Taste of Chicago 2015

This festival has been around since 1980 on Chicago's lakefront. Aside from plenty of food to indulge in, this event also features live music, family activities and an excuse to sample fare from some of the city's most storied establishments. 
More info here.
South Loop.

Friday, July 10, 2015

5:00 pm

Square Roots - Craft Brew & Music Experience

The Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce (LSRCC) and Old Town School of Folk Music (OTSFM) present the 4th Annual Square Roots Craft Beer and Music Experience.
Over 30,000 fans attend Square Roots each year to enjoy more than 40 local craft brews (including special batch and limited release taps), great food and the diverse genres of  entertainment that only the Old Town School of Folk Music can provide.
Suggested donation $10 for Adults, $5 Seniors/kids, $20 for Families.
More info here.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

11:00 am

Roscoe Village Burger Fest

The sixth annual patty extravaganza features plenty of traditional and gourmet burgers from more than a dozen restaurants. This weekend fest also includes music on two stages, a large Kids' Zone, arts & crafts and more. Among this year's vendors: Butcher & the Burger, Cortland's Garage, Hackney's, Rockit Burger Bar and more. $10 suggested donation benefits Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce.
More info here.
Roscoe Village.
 
 

12:00 pm

Taste of Lakeview

Sample food from the neighborhood's vendors, listen to live music and browse crafts with 40,000 other people at the annual fest. Proceeds benefit the West Lakeview Neighbors and the Jahn World Language School.
Suggested $5 donation.
More info here.
Lakeview.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

5:00 pm

Green City Market 15th Annual Chef BBQ Benefit

Green City Market hosts their annual BBQ featuring items offered from the bounty of the market with nearly 100 chefs and restaurants.
In addition to food, 50 of the Midwest’s brewers, distilleries, wineries, and mixologists will feature locally made craft beer, wine, hand-crafted cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages.
$125 per person. $250 per VIP ticket.  Tickets go on sale May 2.
More info here.
Lincoln Park.

Friday, July 17, 2015

5:00 pm

Taste of River North

The 14 annual celebration of the neighborhood's restaurants and chefs, which also offers live music from local party and tribute bands, and kids' activities.
$5 suggested donation. 
More info here.
River North.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

10:30 am

Tribes Fest

Tribes Beer Fest features 25 breweries including its very own Tribes Beer Company, Against the Grain, Ballast Point, Bells Boulevard, Buckledown, Coronado, Dark Horse and more. Attendees receive a commemorative glass, access to pub-only beers, 15% off food throughout the entire day and 7oz tastes of the brews. 
More info here
Tinley Park. 

11:00 am

Sweet Summer Brunch Delight

Tipsy Cakes hosts a reception and brunch event.  The Reception features passed bellinis, egg and bacon pies paired with Prosecco.  As well as a cupcake decorating activity.
Brunch includes Creme Brulee French Toast with passion fruit curd and more.  Everyone will take home a trio of hand decorated cupcakes, all boxed up.
$47 per member and $57 per non-member.  Reservations are required, call 312.777.1090.
More info here.
Bucktown.
 

Sunday, July 26, 2015

4:00 pm

High Class Dive Bar Pub Crawl

Clover Sports & Leisure delivers a different way to see the city of Chicago featuring different routes of Chicago’s finest dive bars. Patrons, donning their finest evening attire or their old prom dress or tuxedo, board a “party bus”. The guided tour, complete with a self-proclaimed dive bar aficionado, roams the city to the designated stops.
More info here.
River West.

August 2015

Saturday, August 01, 2015

1:00 pm

Taste of Latin America

The festival showcases Central and South American food, wine, music and arts & crafts.
More info here.
Logan Square.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

12:00 pm

Veggie Fest

Guests can be a park of the largest vegetarian festival in the country. Featuring good vegetarian food, demos, live music and family fun.
Both admission and parking are free
More info here.
Lisle.

September 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015

10:00 am

sangria

Festival of the Vine

Festival of the Vine features restaurants of Geneva and The Fall Harvest Market, which includes food and floral demos, an arts and crafts show, flower market, horse-drawn carriage rides and several wine tasting and dinner events.
Cost for food & wine tickets range between $1 - $5 each.
More info here.