Sausage and waffles at Old Town Social (Old Town Social )
Farm to Fork
Old Town Social 455 W. North Ave. 312-266-2277
It's release night for Vander Mill Brewing Company's new Loving Cup cider (brewed with pink peppercorns and hibiscus and named for a Rolling Stones song; $6) and chef Jared Van Camp celebrates by roasting a pig that was fed compost from the cider's creation to bring you pairings including pulled pork with jicama slaw ($10) and pork chop with smoked apple sausage, roasted onions, apples and apple brandy ($18). 5-10 p.m.
Red, Red Wine (FREE!)
Pippin's Tavern 806 N. Rush St. 312-787-5435
Take your own personal wine journey at The "Sideways" Challenge, which features tastings of Cadet D'oc and Erath pinot noirs and Hogue Cellars and Blackstone merlots, served with savory pairings. 6-7:30 p.m. RSVP required: rushanddivision.com.
Mary's Attic 5400 N. Clark St. 773-784-6969
It's the season opener for A Reasonable Facsimile Theatre Co.'s TV Re-Runs series, which features humorous staged readings of TV show episodes including "Love, American Style," "Happy Days," "Laverne & Shirley" and "Mork & Mindy," plus some "SNL" commercials for good measure. 7:30 p.m. $10.
Last Laugh (FREE!)
Netup Cafe 528 E. 43rd St. 773-299-8103
It's the season finale for the Bronzeville Comedy Show, the popular outdoor BYOB stand-up showcase where Vocalo.org "Morning Amp" host and NPR's "Wait, Wait … Don't Tell Me" panelist Brian Babylon host sets by Beth Stelling, Megan Galley, M Dubs, Saurin Choksi and Marlon Mitchell. 7:30-10 p.m.
Gorilla Tango Theatre 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-598-4549
Root for the underdog at the premiere of "Once Upon a Rom Com: The Bill Pullman Story," a new comedy in which an actor portraying Pullman—the perpetual "guy left behind" in all those '90s movies (think "Sleepless in Seattle")—attempts to finally win at love with the help of a Jeff Goldblum-esque fairy godmother. 7:30 p.m. $15.
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Multi-show passes are now available for the 48th Chicago International Film Festival: chicagofilmfestival.com
Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.