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Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

June 14, 2012|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

MAINE EVENT
Acadia 1639 S. Wabash Ave. 312-360-9500
Whether or not you already knew that it’s National Lobster Day, you can take advantage with the South Loop spot’s lobster roll—served on buns flown in from a Maine market—with house made salt-and-vinegar chips and an Allagash White beer, all for $18. 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday.

DRINK

LOOKIN’ FOR LOVE
Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago Ave. 312-280-2660
Meet Chicago Bears running back Kahlil Bell, photographer Sara Collins, Pet Lions bassist Shuhei Yamamoto and Chicago Magazine’s 17 other “most eligible Chicagoans” at Summer Lovin’, a Northwestern Memorial Hospital benefit which includes appetizers, raffles and silent auctions, beats by DJ Sasha Savic and cocktails including the Bulleit bourbon-based Rhett Butler. 7-10:30 p.m. Friday. $95.

DO

GET IN SHAPE
North Avenue Beach 1601 N. Lake Shore Drive
Finish getting ready for—ack!—swimsuit season at the SHAPE Magazine Summer Beach Tour, which features fitness classes with Hollywood trainer Jeanette Jenkins ($10 each), fashion shows, interactive beauty cabanas, gift bags and more, plus a 3-5 p.m. after-party at Castaways with Jose Cuervo Light margaritas. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. No cover. Schedule: shape.com/summer-beach-tour-2012

LOST TREASURES
Music Box Theatre 3733 N. Southport Ave. 773-871-6604
One man’s trash is another’s treasure at the 2012 Found Footage Festival, where curators-hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett screen hilarious newly discovered videos—discarded by original owners—featuring sexy treadmill workouts, yo-yo pranks, ferret care instructions and more. The show is taped for the series’ Volume 6 DVD. 8:30 p.m. Saturday. $12.

PRE-PRIDE PARTY
Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-2501
Five popular local LGBT party promoters—Chances Dances, FKA, Stardust/CULT, A/S/L Media and Queerer Park—team up for One Queer Roof, a Young Women’s Empowerment Project benefit where drag performer Trannika Rex hosts dancers, face painting, video installations and music by DJs Reaganomix, John Twatters, The Lady Speedstick and others. 11 p.m. Sat. $8-$10 (18+). RSVP: lincolnhallchicago.com

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
From 4-8 p.m. Sunday, bring a dish or bottle to Logan Square Kitchen (2333 N. Milwaukee Ave.) for a free potluck with the chefs.

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