Ready Coffee hosts a comedy night in the art gallery portion of the new coffee… (Hilary Higgins/RedEye…)
Rosh Hashanah Prix Fixe
Bistronomic 840 N. Wabash Ave. 312-944-8400
Bring your bubbe—or a pal—to celebrate the Jewish New Year with a three-course dinner featuring such options as house-cured duck confit with honey, prime beef short ribs, yellow walleye pike and apple-challah bread pudding. 5-10 p.m. Through Thursday. $45.
Bell's Oracle Tapping
Jerry's 1938 W. Division St. 773-235-1006
Channel the wisdom of the (beer) gods at a limited-edition tapping of the rare Oracle double IPA (7 p.m.; $7 per 12-ounce glass) along with a fall seasonal release party for the Michigan brewery's Best Brown ale ($5.50 per pint). Sip these and other Bell's draft and bottled offerings as a brand rep answers all your beer-related questions. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.
"The Smartest Man in the World" Proopcast
Up Comedy Club 230 W. North Ave. 312-662-4562
Comedian Greg Proops ("Whose Line Is It Anyway?") takes the stage with a table, a chair and a microphone and sets off on a fast-paced, solo lecture-style conversation—broadcast live—about what's right and wrong with the world. 8 p.m. $20. Tickets: upcomedyclub.com.
(Free!) Lincoln Bridal Hop
Various locations Lincoln Avenue between Diversey Parkway and Wellington Avenue 773-244-9333
Brides-to-be can pick up DIY wedding tips, nibble gourmet appetizers and sweets, sip coffees, bubbly and cocktails and explore floral and favors ideas, a beauty bar and more on a stroll featuring such stops as Bottle & Bottega (2900 N. Lincoln Ave.), Heritage Bicycles General Store (2959 N. Lincoln Ave.) and A Perfect Event (3050 N. Lincoln Ave.). 6-8 p.m. RSVP required: email@example.com.
Art You Can Laugh At
Ready Coffee Ornot Gallery 1562 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-360-7041
Local jokesters Lisa Laureta, Rebecca O'Neal, Keith Evans, Alex Stone, Cody Melcher, Jeff Arcuri and host Nathyn Gibson help you over the mid-week hump with stand-up sets in the art gallery portion of this new Wicker Park coffee shop. 7 p.m. No cover.
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Lupe Fiasco DJs at Green Tie Ball on Saturday. Get tickets: gatewaygreen.org.
Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.