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The Chicago Flower and Garden Show is at Navy Pier from 3/12-3/20.
For all things Saint Patrick's Day, check out this essential guide
to the river dyeing, parades, and more. If guzzling green Miller Lite while wearing a plastic bowler hat really isn't your thing, here's what we recommend:
Hedwig Dances benefit gala Hedwignites
features a cocktail reception at the Arts Club of Chicago (201 E. Ontario), dinner, a performance of the dance company's latest work, and salsa lessons from company members Edson Cabrera and Jessie Gutierrez. 6-10 PM
A special primary-election edition of friend of the Reader
Brian Costello's talk show at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia), The Brian Costello Show with Brian Costello
, featuring two Bernie Sanders supporters and two Hillary Clinton supporters. 6:30 PM
Brian Costello's talk show is at the Hideout on Fri 3/11.
Second Glass hosts Wine Riot Chicago
, a wine tasting featuring more than 250 kinds of vino from all across the world. The weekend at Venue One (1044 W. Randolph) includes wine education sessions, DJs, a photo booth, and food from Luke's Lobster, Tamale Spaceship, the Slide Ride, and Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique. Fri 7-11 PM, Sat 1-5 PM and 7-11 PM
Stop to smell the roses at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show
at Navy Pier (600 E. Grand), and check out live gardening demonstrations, workshops, and a cake decorating competition. Sun-Thu 10 AM-6 PM, Fri-Sat 10 AM-8 PM
Rachal Duggan (RADillustrates) hosts Spirit Guide Illustration
at Comfort Station (2579 N. Milwaukee) where she draws custom portraits of something paranormal, a spirit animal, or a butt for anyone who stops by. Noon-3 PM
Get a custom illustration from Rachal Duggan on Sat 3/12 at Comfort Station.
Sun 3/13: RIP VIP
at Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont) is a night of solo performances inspired by important people who've died. 8 PM
For more stuff to do this weekend—and every day—check out our Agenda page.