Things to do for June 28, 2017

One Way Or Another, You’re Hanging Out on a Rooftop This Weekend

And You’re Doing It for America

By Sarah Freeman

Wednesday
Thursday
It’s a Rooftop Rosé Party, Because of Course It Is
COMING UP ROSÉ

It’s a Rooftop Rosé Party, Because of Course It Is

Tomorrow night, head up to Boleo for its rosé garden party, where you can eat rosé gummies, drink rosé cocktails and smell the roses on the open-air rooftop. Did we mention they’ll also have splits of rosé from around the world? Okay, mentioned.

June 29, 4:30pm, $0-$400, Boleo, 122 W Monroe St (15th floor), 312-750-9007, tickets here

Friday
Fairgrounds Plants Its Flag in the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
HIGHER GROUNDS

Fairgrounds Plants Its Flag in the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Bear witness to the rise of a coffee empire with the christening of Fairgrounds’ second location. Or just drink cold brew on tap and eat matcha chai pudding in the black-and-white striped café in the lobby of the Chicago Athletic Association hotel.

Saturday
Moscow Mule Popsicles on a Rooftop
ROOF POSITIVE

Moscow Mule Popsicles on a Rooftop

Sofar Sounds is taking their act to the roof. Wait, you’ve never heard of Sofar Sounds? That’s probably because they specialize in intimate concerts in secret locations. But this summer, they’re putting on a not-so-secret series at Drumbar, complete with local musicians and Moscow Mule popsicles. So… secret’s out.

July 1, 3-6pm, no cover, Drumbar, 201 E Delaware Pl (18th floor), 312-933-4805

Sunday
The Festival of Ribs Is Upon Us
SLAB AND GO

The Festival of Ribs Is Upon Us

You know how this goes: the city’s best rib masters gather in Uptown to show off their best slabs. You, following the scent of BBQ sauce, arrive ready to admire their handiwork. JC Brooks Band takes the main stage and all is right with the world. Or at least all is right at this particular rib fest.

June 30-July 1, noon-10pm; July 2, noon-9pm, $5 suggested donation, Windy City RibFest, 4800 N Broadway St

Tuesday
A Poolside BBQ on the Roof of the Robey
SUIT UP

A Poolside BBQ on the Roof of the Robey

Your Fourth of July could include ribs, corn on the cob and cold beer. Or it could include all those things next to a rooftop pool. Cabana Club is doing its best backyard BBQ impersonation for its inaugural Fourth of July party. They’ll bring the mezcal margaritas. You bring the American flag swimsuit. Or not.

July 4, 1pm, $30 (includes food and one drink), Cabana Club at The Robey, 1616 N Milwaukee Ave (6th floor), 872-315-3082

What Else Is New

Sarah Freeman is often accused of hiding secrets in her hair. She can make any cocktail, as long as that cocktail is a rye Old Fashioned, and has never met a saison she didn’t like.

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