MONDAY: PORN AND CHICKEN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLE PARTY
Yup, you read that correctly. Cowabunga, dude!
Evil Olive, 10pm, FREE W/RSVP before 11
OTHER STUFF TO DO TODAY: Discount Day @ The Field Museum, Essay Fiesta @ The Book Cellar, Louder Than a Mom @ Martyr’s, Best Night Ever Comedy @ GMan Tavern [FREE], Motown East Room, Soul/Funk Open Jam @ Underground Wonder Bar
TUESDAY: DECEMBER NIGHT MARKET
Play games. Buy stuff. Drink beer. Repeat.
Emporium Arcade Logan Square, 5pm, FREE
OTHER STUFF TO DO TODAY: Bubbly Creek Bluegrass Band plays Half Acre Taproom, New Beer Launch Party: Goose Island’s Imperial Rye IPA, Brown Ale + more! [FREE], Relax Attack Jazz Series [FREE], Pungent Parlour Lit Event [FREE], Tiny Miles and the Big Kids Play The Tonic Room [FREE]
WEDNESDAY: CIMMFEST PRESENTS: A DOUBLE FEATURE SCREENING OF… BJÖRK: BIOPHILIA LIVE AND WHEN BJÖRK MET ATTENBOROUGH
Björk double feature. Hold on to your weird swan costumes!
Lincoln Hall, 8pm, $10
OTHER STUFF TO DO TODAY: Zoo Lights Holiday Fun Run [FREE], Music Box’s Alternative Christmas Double Feature, City Winery Wine School: Sparking Wine, Curbside Yuletide Book Thing [FREE], A Survival Guide to Holidays lit event, CELLRS at Emporium [FREE], Daryn Alexus plays Schuba’s, ROUGE! Vintage Holiday Party [FREE]
THURSDAY: CRAFT BEER SYMPOSIUM
So you’re saying that I can get drunk and grocery shop all in the same evening and it’s acceptable because we call it a symposium?! OK!
Whole Foods Market: 1550 N Kingsbury, 5pm, FREE
OTHER STUFF TO DO TODAY: Paint & BYOB, Division Ale House Ugly Sweater Party [FREE], Redbull Sound Select Presents: FL, Saba, Tree, Adler After Dark: Santa Saves Mars
FRIDAY: A KLINGON CHRISTMAS CAROL
There will be a narrative analysis by The Vulcan Institute of Cultural Anthropology. Fellow earthlings, you are not gonna wanna miss this.
Athenaeum Theatre Studio Two, 8pm, $34
OTHER STUFF TO DO TODAY: Metalsmithing Class, Bad Grammar Theater at Powell’s Bookstore, Jingle Bell Rocks Documentary @ Brew & View, Estelle plays Thalia Hall
SATURDAY: INTERSTELLAR DISCO CLUB w/ DJ Marty Mars
Gimme that night fever, night fever, We know how to show it *snaps fingers* *shakes hips*
The Whistler, 10pm, FREE
OTHER STUFF TO DO TODAY: City Winery holiday Cookie Decorating Class, Sweatpants Bar Crawl, Made in Chicago Holiday Market, Empty Bottle Last Dash Xmas Bash [FREE], See Chicago Holiday Lights on a Segway, Soul Summit
SUNDAY: THALIA HALL HAUL
ANOTHER indoor market, you ask? Why yes. Don’t you still have some Xmas shopping to do?
Thalia Hall, 12pm, FREE
OTHER STUFF TO DO TODAY: Logan Square Indoor Farmer’s Market, The Marrow, Storytelling Event @ Punch House, Slum Village @ Lincoln Hall