Things to do for October 26, 2016

Your Requisite Stranger Things Halloween Party

Not to Mention Gratis Sandwiches, an American Psycho Dinner and Rooftop Cigars

By Sam Eichner

The weekend is batting cleanup.

Carnivale, Now in Food Truck Form

Carnivale, Now in Food Truck Form

It’s impossible to condense the massively colorful spirit of Carnivale into a single food truck. But you can’t blame these guys for trying. Especially when their attempt includes mobile chimichurri fries, Mexican steak sandwiches and a real live cotton candy machine. As opposed to a fake live one.

Calling All Patrick Batemans

Calling All Patrick Batemans

Thursday night, Hubbard Inn is transforming into the ever-exclusive Dorsia from American Psycho. Naturally, you and your suited companions will feast upon lobster escargot and blood sausage, enjoy some ’80s music and fastidiously compare business cards. Afterward, you will not attempt to feed an ATM a stray cat.

Oct 27, 8pm, $10 at door, Hubbard Inn, 110 W Hubbard St, 312-222-1331

Us: Sazeracs and Cigars. You: Okay.

Us: Sazeracs and Cigars. You: Okay.

Sazeracs. Cigars. Live music. A neighborhood rooftop with heaters. Since all of those words involve things you greatly enjoy, we’d like to invite you to Fountainhead this Thursday night. They’ll have that stuff. You’ll be you. Should go swimmingly.

Oct 27, 8pm, no cover, Fountainhead, 1970 W Montrose Ave, 773-697-8204

For Lunch:  Hickory-Smoked Goat and Gratis Subs

For Lunch: Hickory-Smoked Goat and Gratis Subs

Consider Friday a very good day to enjoy eating lunch. See, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is making everyone a gratis sub to celebrate the grand opening of their first Chicago outpost. And Q-BBQ is making exactly 108 hickory-smoked goat sandwiches at their Willis Tower pop-up to celebrate... well, let’s not jinx it.

Stranger Things and Ping-Pong. So Good.

<em>Stranger Things</em> and Ping-Pong. So Good.

Halloween’s on Monday. Parties are on Saturday.

You’ll start in the ’70s at CH Distillery: Where you’ll dance and drink Harvey Wallbangers at their Studio 54–inspired party.
And end in the ’80s at Stranger Pings: A Stranger Things–themed ping-pong bash at AceBounce.

Just make sure to change your costume.

Sam Eichner

Sam Eichner likes literature, reality television and his twin cats equally. He has consistently been told he needs a shave since he started growing facial hair.

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