Things to do for July 13, 2016

The Weekender

A New Pub, a Jazzy Block Party and Summer Camp in a Nightclub

Fat weekend in a little coat.

Wednesday
Beer and Pie and Fish and Chips
PLEASANTVILLE

Beer and Pie and Fish and Chips

Esteemed pastry outpost Pleasant House Bakery left Bridgeport last month. And you were sad. But then Pleasant House Pub opened in Pilsen with steak-and-ale pies, curry chips, plenty of Whiner beer and a year-round greenhouse-y patio. And you were happy again. Real roller coaster of emotions.

Hey, There’s a New Chris Farley Documentary
THE FARLEY SIDE

Hey, There’s a New Chris Farley Documentary

Black Sheep. Tommy Boy. Beverly Hills Ninja. By now, you know we’re talking about legendary funnyman Chris Farley, the subject of a new documentary you’re seeing tonight at the ArcLight, which involves a post-screening Q&A with a Second City vet. We’re not sorry for being presumptuous about the you-going part.

Friday
Like Summer Camp, but in a Nightclub
CAMPY

Like Summer Camp, but in a Nightclub

Dear Whoever,

Had a great time at the adults-only Camp Underground on Friday night. We did color wars, danced to camp songs and even raided the dining hall at midnight, all in an unexpected-but-cool nightclub setting. It was really fun. PS: Hi, Mom.

—Future You

Saturday
Dusty Groove Is Turning 20. Therefore: This.
BUST A GROOVE

Dusty Groove Is Turning 20. Therefore: This.

Dusty Groove. It’s a Chicago institution. And on Saturday, they’re celebrating 20 years of record-slinging by throwing you a block party. You’ll consume gratis food and drink from the likes of Dove’s and Antique Taco while enjoying a special revival of jazz DJ battles from the ’60s. Great revival choice.

Sunday
Before Pitchfork, You Brunch Here
COTE OF ARMS

Before Pitchfork, You Brunch Here

Pretty Obvious News Flash: Pitchfork is happening this weekend. Less Obvious News Flash: On the way to Pitchfork on Sunday, you can stop at Nellcôte for brunch, pre-festival punch and a DJ set from Whitney (a band comprised of two ex–Smith Westerns people). Least Obvious News Flash: You’re doing that.

Jul 17, 11am-3pm, Nellcôte, 833 W Randolph St, reserve at 312-432-0500

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