Things to do for November 19, 2009

The Weekender

The Weekender

The weekend tagged you. Now you're it.

Thursday
Shirts on Sheffield Clears Out
SHIRTS OFF

Shirts on Sheffield Clears Out

After a long run of making sure you looked great from the waist up, Shirts on Sheffield is finally buttoning up for good. Its final weekend offers drastic discounts on dress shirts, polos and other ways to top you off. You won't find any pants though, so remember to wear them.

Beaujolais Nouveau at Cyrano's Bistrot
VIN DE CITY

Beaujolais Nouveau at Cyrano's Bistrot

You refuse to choose between quality and quantity—and chef Didier Durand, the mad Frenchman behind this bistro, understands. To celebrate the annual popping of Beaujolais Nouveau, he's pouring five kinds of it and serving appetizers, cheese and Beaujolais-glazed desserts. Bons mots are on you.

Friday
Connect Pop-Up Shop
DOWN SHIFT

Connect Pop-Up Shop

The winds of November are whipping, so the eco-smart clothier is bringing its down jackets and shirts, hats, scarves and the occasional trench made from recycled plastic to this Lincoln Park pop-up. If that doesn't warm you up, a few cocktails at the grand opening party should.

Gingerbread House Opening at Marriott
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Gingerbread House Opening at Marriott

It's amazing what you can do with 1000 pounds of gingerbread, as this year's edible architectural masterpiece in the Marriott lobby proves. The theme is "Tea Party at the Tea Cup Castle"—but you'll be glad to know the "tea" being served is a $2 pint of house-made honey wheat beer.

Saturday
A-Z Beer Tasting at the Globe
ALPHABETICAL ORDERS

A-Z Beer Tasting at the Globe

The English soccer pub improves your already encyclopedic knowledge of beer and the alphabet—with a tasting of 26 beers served in order from Anchor Steam to Zywiec (the pride of Poland). Think of it as a drinking bee.

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