Things to do for November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving Hot Dogs and a Martian Christmas Pop-Up

Yes, the Holidays Are Officially in Full Swing

By Sarah Freeman

Wednesday
Cindy's Is Here to Save Thanksgiving
PIE TIMES

Cindy's Is Here to Save Thanksgiving

It's not too late to steal the show at Thanksgiving with a beautiful pie that you definitely did not make. Through this evening, Cindy's will be slinging traditional pumpkin and maple crème fraîche pies at its rooftop pop-up shop, alongside spiked Mexican hot chocolate and berry hot toddies. We won't tell.

Nov 22, 2-6pm, $8-$20, Cindy's, 12 S Michigan Ave, 312-792-3502

Friday
The Thanksgiving Hot Dog This Week Needs
TOP DOG

The Thanksgiving Hot Dog This Week Needs

For Thanksgiving leftovers inspiration, look no further than the Duck Inn and La Sirena Clandestina, where they're serving up duck fat dogs covered in mashed potatoes and cranberry mostarda and empanadas filled with stuffing, turkey, cranberry and green beans, respectively. Or maybe just let those guys do the cooking.

Through Nov 24, $12, TurDuckInn Dog at The Duck Inn, 2701 S Eleanor St, 312-724-8811; Through Nov 26, $5, Thanksgiving Leftover Empanadas at La Sirena Clandestina, 954 W Fulton Market, 312-226-5300

Saturday
Welcome to Orbit Room's Intergalactic Christmas Pop-Up
SPACE CASE

Welcome to Orbit Room's Intergalactic Christmas Pop-Up

Martian elves, a flurry of atom-shaped snowflakes and a miniature train traversing an intergalactic mountain range. And you thought your holiday traditions were strange. It's Believe at Orbit Room, a month-long pop up bringing those things, plus festival cocktails and a forest of glittering Christmas trees to Avondale. Fair enough.

Jam Is Back at Its Bigger, Better Logan Square Location
BRUNCH BUNCH

Jam Is Back at Its Bigger, Better Logan Square Location

Yes, Jam is back. Did you miss Jam? They've been busy moving on down the road into the former Yusho space so they can double their seating capacity and serve you new items like gluten-free toast with kohlrabi brandade and eggs benedicts with red-chili hollandaise. Yep, you missed it.

Opens Nov 25, 7am-3pm, Jam, 2853 N Kedzie Ave, 773-292-6011

Sunday
Ice Skating and Mulled Wine-ing in Wrigleyville
MARKET WATCH

Ice Skating and Mulled Wine-ing in Wrigleyville

Everyone's favorite mulled wine-filled holiday market is expanding to a new location this weekend. Christkindlmarket is bringing its usual assortment of glittery ornaments and carved wooden trinkets to the Park at Wrigley. Oh, and there’s an ice skating rink, too. You know what to do.

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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