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11 Nov - Guide to Chicago: November 11 – 17

Chicago Local Guides

Impala Sound Presents: Pay Day + Miss Alex White DJ Set

FRIDAY, 11/11, 4pm: The entire 6-man crew of  Impala Sound Champions will be taking over The Shaker this afternoon and you won’t want to miss this party. Grab your Shaker cocktail and join us with host DJ Dave Mata for giveaways, surprise guests and an all vinyl musical presentation! (Free)

FRIDAY, 11/11, 10pm: Don’t stop once you’ve started! Miss Alex White of White Mystery will be taking the stage in the evening, so you can keep groovin’ into your weekend. (Free)

Wrigleyville Bar Crawl

SATURDAY, 11/12, 11am: Celebrate the Chicago Cubs’ new title as World Series Champions with nothing other than a Wrigleyville Bar Crawl! Grab tickets and your crew, claim your commemorative T-shirts, enjoy a breakfast buffet, hit up some of Wrigleyville’s best bars and party like it’s 1908! #FlyTheW ($25)

Bartender’s Brunch + The 1975 at Aragon Ballroom

SUNDAY, 11/13, 7pm: The 1975 is in Chicago! Touring their first Number One new album (I Like it When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet Unaware of It) this totally rad English band is ready to rock the house. Grab tickets and head over to the Aragon Ballroom and prepare for an amazing night! ($45)

SUNDAY, 11/13, 6pm: Calling all Bartenders! You’re invited to brunch Freehand Chicago-style! We’ll have specialty Shaker cocktails, mega-delicious eats and more at this upside-down brunch. Come kick it and get your munch on.  (Free)

Den Sessions: Ki

MONDAY, 11/14, 7pm: Kick off your week with the magical sound of Kiara Lanier! At 7pm, she’ll transform The Den into a soul-filled Funky Town with her unique, hypnotizing sound. Grab a cocktail from The Shaker and get your groove on with this Chicago-goddess. (Free)

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise

TUESDAY, 11/15, (Choose daytime or twilight cruise): Chicago Architecture Foundation’s River Cruise has been named one of the Top 10 tours in the US. Experience the hype and learn a thing or two about Chicago’s roots in this 90-minute cruise all around the city! ($44-$46)

Pilsen Stand-Up Comedy + Happy Hour

WEDNESDAY, 11/16, 4pm: Meet us in the Broken Shaker for happy hour cocktails! Grab some $7 dailies, punch & dealer’s choices, or $5 wine & draft beer to take the edge off your week.

WEDNESDAY, 11/16, 7:30pm: After this past election week, we’re all in need of a good laugh. Head over to Simone’s for Pilsen Stand Up night! Laugh it off with local comedians while you enjoy food and drink specials. Then, after the show, take the stage for karaoke! ($5 cover)

Beer Fondue at Mariano’s + Tacoteqa

THURSDAY, 11/17, 6:30pm: If you love cheese just as much as you love beer, you won’t want to miss this interactive class at Mariano’s. Register for an evening of beer fondue paired with other eats. In the words of Mariano’s we can all have our beer and eat it too! ($15)

THURSDAY, 11/17, 9pm: Once you’ve had your beer and eat it too, head back over to Freehand Chicago for more eats at Tacoteqa! Thursday nights with us mean tacos, cocktails and tunes! Get your fill of all three! (Free)