Today is Agriculture Day at the Illinois State Fair, which means you get to see open beef, goat, swine, and sheep shows. If that doesn't seem like it's worth the trip to Springfield, then there's also a cow made out of butter.
Barrelhouse Flat head bartender Greg Buttera teaches the basics in mixology at a cocktail class.
At Jean Albano Gallery: animal sculptures made of air-rifle bullets!
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.