Delicious DIRT. Celebrate Fall -> Hot Happenings In Chicago

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Inside: Hopeleaf, This Much Is True, Reading Under the Influence, Julia Borcherts, Cheryl Trykv, Write Club, Ian Belknap, Forbes, Susannah Breslin, Chicago Chocolate Tour, Tuescher Chocolate, More Cupcakes, Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafters, Sarah’s Pastries and Candies, Argo, Second Annual Farm to Fork Fest, Terzo Piano, Tony Mantuano, Ziggy Marley, Cubby Bear Wrigleyville, Death Toll: A Drinking Game Performance, Bucktown Apple Pie Contest, Armando Diaz Experience, Designers of the Chicago Fashion Incubator Program

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10/11 Spice it up this Tuesday -> Hopleaf presents This Much Is True. Enjoy personal stories and anecdotes from co-founder of Reading Under the Influence, Julia Borcherts, writer/performer Cheryl Trykv, Write Club Host Ian Belknap, and Forbes Blogger Susannah Breslin. 5148 N. Clark St.

Not a lot better than CHOCOLATE eh? INDULGE + soak up Chicago’s PERFECT fall weather before it’s insanely cold on this Chicago Chocolate Tour. This walking tour stops at some of our craves including Teuscher Chocolates, More Cupcakes, Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafters, Sarah’s Pastries and Candies – Oak Street, Argo – Gold Coast. 900 N Michigan Ave.

Terzo Piano

10/13  Bring Farm To Your Plate with this lovely sounding multi-course celebration of seasonal eating. The Second Annual Farm to Fork Fest occurs at Terzo Piano. Starting with a mini farmer’s market on the terrace -> again we say capitalize on the weather NOW.  Seasonal fruits and veggies in the middle of downtown = heaven. Later, chef Tony Mantuano will perform a cooking demonstration that includes passed hors d’oeuvres followed by a four-course farm to table dinner with wine pairings. Tickets are $75 (312) 443-8650. 6:30pm 159 E. Monroe St.

Ziggy by FarNorthCoaster

10/14 Right on!! Happiness, smiles, pure joy means Ziggy is Chi-bound. Get into it. Dance like no one’s watching as you listen to HOTTIE Ziggy Marley at the Cubby Bear Wrigleyville. Tickets $26-$31. 1059 W. Addison St.

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10/14 SHUCK AND SUCK @ Shaw’s 21st Royster The Oyster - one of our all time faves of the year! This outdoor tent festival is a rocking good time filled with literal Delicious DIRT. Every bite will delight as you take down lobster rolls (perfectly buttered and toasted), oysters, fried goodness and a LOT more from Shaws. You’ll meet hotties, toast fall and drink in the middle of downtown Chicago all while living it up outside while you still can.

10/15  Nothing better than true laughter. Drinking games + improv? Why not! Grab this chance to chuckle all night. Attend Death Toll: A Drinking Game Performance, a improv/sketchy comedy show that encourages guests to take a shot when a character dies. BYOB. Tickets are $12.

10/16 How ’bout these apples? Cut to Matt Damon in one of our fave bar scenes of all time = Tangent we could not resist… Apples mean fall in the Chi. Hit the Bucktown Apple Pie Contest and you just might find near perfection. From 2-5 pm, eat free apple pie, live music, face painting, and pony rides.  2200 N. Oakley.

10/17 Checked the Armando Diaz Experience yet? Let us know your thoughts DD devotees. This long standing improve show is a Chi staple where performers are regularly joined with special guests from “SNL” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” 8:30 $12. 3541 N. Clark St.

10/18 FASHION <3. Support the Designers of the Chicago Fashion Incubator Program while they present their 2012 collections. General Admission tickets are $35 and seating begins at 7:15 pm. VIP tickets are $80 and include a cocktail reception with advance seating of the show at 7 pm. 201 E. Randolph St.


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