D.O.C. Wine Bar hosts Cupcakes and Wine
Flights of fancy
D.O.C. Wine Bar, 2602 N. Clark St. 773-883-5101
At Cupcakes and Wine, you get two flights—four Molly's Cupcakes with four wines, including a cherry-cranberry-filled chocolate cupcake with sweetened goat cheese frosting paired with Owen Roe 2010 Sharecropper's Cabernet. 6 p.m. $20.
Consider this your introduction
P.J. Clarke's, 302 E. Illinois St., 312-670-7500
There's no drink minimum, but you can't go wrong with $3 Miller High Life tallboys at Comedians You Should Know, where tonight's lineup includes vocalo.org's "Morning Amp" host Brian Babylon and popular local comedians Danny Kallas, Joe Kilgallon, Nate Simmons and host Dan Ronan. 9 p.m. $5-$10.
Burger Bar, 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. 312-255-0055
Get ready for the Cubs' home opener with a Beer Cocktail Class, where Femme du Coupe's Revae Schneider teaches you how to make The Pitch Hit (Oxley gin and Goose Island Summertime), Spring Training (strawberry-infused Bacardi rum and Goose Island 312) and, of course, The Home Run (Godiva chocolate vodka and Goose Island Pepe Nero). 7-9 p.m. $45.
Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble St.
Relive your adolescent nightmares—or laugh at everyone else's—at The Encyclopedia Show, where local performers including "Here's the Story" host Janna Sobel, 2012 Louder Than a Bomb champion Devin Nelson, poet-educator Scott Beal and others tackle the subject of puberty with comedy, spoken word and stories about training bras, rites of passage and more. 7:30 p.m. $8; $5 for students.
Steal a deal
Spiaggia, 980 N. Michigan Ave., third floor 773-360-7293
Put your multitasking skills to good use at Luxury Garage Sale, where you can improve your afternoon with complimentary appetizers and champagne while simultaneously improving your wardrobe. The event features 40 percent to 75 percent discounts on new men's and women's designer items from Chanel, Balenciaga, Tom Ford and more. 1-7:30 p.m. No cover.
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JULIA BORCHERTS IS A REDEYE SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR. METROMIX@TRIBUNE.COM