Things to do for August 04, 2011

The Weekender

Lolla, Louis Armstrong and Frodo

The weekend is with the band.

Thursday
Fish Bar’s Satchmo Celebration
LOUIS, LOUIS

Fish Bar’s Satchmo Celebration

The man. The myth. The voice. That gravel-stone voice. Yes, once again, we speak of Louis Armstrong. Fish Bar pays a N’awlins-style tribute to the legend’s 110th birthday with Satchmo Po’boys, Creole Lady cocktails and a trumpet player. Misbehavin’ allowed.

Aug 4, trumpeter begins at 7pm, specials all day, Fish Bar, 2956 N Sheffield Ave (at Wellington), 773-687-8177

#IPADay at SmallBar
PALE IN COMPARISON

#IPADay at SmallBar

Today is India Pale Ale Day. So, first: yes, of course, that’s a real thing. (Starting this year at least.) And second: SmallBar wastes no time commercializing the holiday by knocking a buck off all nine of its IPA bottles and cans. And third: happy IPA Day.

Friday
A $7 French Breakfast at Delightful
CROISSANWICHED

A $7 French Breakfast at Delightful

French breakfast rules: a perfect croissant shall be flaky, tender and delicate. It may be served with a mess of ham, eggs, bacon and gruyère, and slathered in béchamel sauce. It shall be served with café au lait. All shall be only $7 in August. It shall never be called a Croissan’wich.

Through Aug 31, Delightful Pastries (Old Town location), 1710 N Wells St (between St. Paul and Eugenie), 312-255-0724

Saturday
Partying with Elijah Wood
LORD OF THE TUNES

Partying with Elijah Wood

Lollapalooza will be crazy. You’re prepared for that. Now prepare for this: a party that includes a performance by Foster the People and a DJ set by Frodo. And although Elijah Wood probably hates that we just called him that, the important part is that Frodo will be DJing.

Sunday
Salted Caramel’s Frozen Treats
PUDDING POP POP-UP

Salted Caramel’s Frozen Treats

Sometimes a Chocolate Mole Pudding Pop is not enough for you on a hot Sunday afternoon. You also want a Mango Yogurt Pop. And Bacon Bourbon Caramel Corn. And Stout Marshmallows. And Salted Bourbon CaramelsApparently, at Salted Caramel, these are not unreasonable requests.

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