Things to do for October 18, 2017

Punch-Filled Skulls, Costumed Parades and So Very Much Wine

The Weekend's Got It All

By Sarah Freeman

Wednesday
Thursday
The Holidays Will Be Here Before You Know It. Related: New Wine Shop.
SEEING RED

The Holidays Will Be Here Before You Know It. Related: New Wine Shop.

Maybe you've never heard of Perman Wine, the longstanding West Loop retailer. Well, allow us to introduce you to its big, beautiful wine shop and tasting room that just opened off Division with a couple hundred hand-selected bottles of wine, beer and spirits. Which doesn't feel un-timely for your impending holiday parties.

Friday
Emporium's Latest Pop-Up Is a Haunted House Bar
RAISE THE DEAD

Emporium's Latest Pop-Up Is a Haunted House Bar

If you insist on going to a haunted house this year, it should probably serve cocktails. Enter House of the Dead, the latest Emporium-adjacent pop-up. It's basically a faux decrepit watering hole that serves punch in skulls and spikes slushies with mezcal. So as far as faux decrepit watering holes go...

Saturday
Two Fine Reasons to Go to Longman & Eagle This Weekend
DAN BAND

Two Fine Reasons to Go to Longman & Eagle This Weekend

Meet Dan and Dan. They make Chinese food in their Milwaukee restaurant appropriately named DanDan, and they'll be serving it at Longman & Eagle on Saturday. Also, meet bourbon. It's the thing you'll be drinking while carving pumpkins at Longman & Eagle on Sunday. Basically, you're going to Longman & Eagle this weekend.

Yes, This Halloween Parade Is Different
DARK ARTS

Yes, This Halloween Parade Is Different

Welcome to the Arts in the Dark Halloween parade, where artists from all over the city will line the streets, from Lookingglass Theater actors donning Alice in Wonderland costumes to the Art Institute's medieval knights. And it all ends with a House Party at the Bean, of course.

Oct 21, 6-10pm, no cover, Arts in the Dark, Columbus Dr from Balbo Ave to Monroe St

Sunday
Red Hot Tamales Make Their Brunch Debut at the Delta
HOT DAMN

Red Hot Tamales Make Their Brunch Debut at the Delta

When the decision of where to eat brunch this weekend arrives, take note that the Delta recently threw its hat in the ring with red hot tamale chilaquiles and Korean-style chicken wing-topped waffles. We'll let you mull that over for a few days.

Sundays, 10am-2pm, The Delta, 1745 W North Ave, 773-360-1793

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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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