Sheffield’s 3258 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-281-1350
Your weekend to-do list just got more fun at this new Farmer’s Market, where you can dine on house-smoked Red Wattle hog dishes (prices vary) and sip a Founder’s ale ($4) while browsing produce from Harvest Moon Farms plus stalls featuring Red Wattle pork, Provenance cheeses, grass-fed beef, pastured lamb and more. 1-5 p.m. Saturday.
Haymarket Pub & Brewery 737 W. Randolph St. 312-638-0700
Winning combinations abound at Sausagefest, where you can sample 15 house-made sausage varieties, 30 artisanal cheeses and 30 handcrafted beers from Haymarket and eight other local brewers including a smoked duck, cherry and gruyere sausage paired with Haymarket’s Last Chance Belgian IPA and Sunlight goat cheese. 1-5 p.m. Saturday. $45-$55.
S Factor 1400 W. Hubbard St. 312-492-7596
Give yourself—and your weekend—a makeover at Sexy Friday, where you nibble appetizers and sip hosted wine and a champagne toast during brow treatments, hand conditioning, a smoky eye makeup tutorial and a pole-dancing mini-class while browsing merchandise from Chicago boutiques. 6-10 p.m. Friday. $9 for women; $18 for men.
THE ICEMAN COMETH TO THE HIDEOUT
Hideout 1354 W. Wabansia Ave. 773-227-4433
Tony Award-winning actor Brian Dennehy—who co-stars next month with fellow Tony Award-winner Nathan Lane in Goodman Theatre’s “The Iceman Cometh”—joins host Mark Bazer at “The Interview Show,” which also features musical artist Jennifer Hall and Chicago Reader political reporter Mick Dumke. 6:30-8 p.m. Friday. $8.
(Free!) INVEST IN YOURSELF
Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St. 312-744-6630
Learn how to turn your talents into your vocation—or take your creative business to the next level—at the ninth annual Creative Chicago Expo resource fair, which features more than 130 vendors, 32 workshops on fundraising, space development, collaboration, innovative marketing and more for established organizations (Friday) and individual artists (Saturday). 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Circus arts come alive at the Chi-Town Clown Revue at 9 p.m. Sunday. Get tickets at chitownclown.com.