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  • Support biker safety--and pick up tasty baked goods--at a charity bake sale hosted by The Bike Lane.
Support biker safety--and pick up tasty baked goods--at a charity bake… (Tiny Fix Bikes )
October 10, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Tiny Fix Bike Shop Bake Sale

The Bike Lane 2130 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-888-2453

Sink your sweet tooth into traditional, vegan or gluten-free baked goods—or stabilize a sugar crash with savory options—at this fundraiser from female bicycle collective Tiny Fix to benefit cycle safety attorney and blogger Josh Zisson's Bicyclist's Accident Report, a wallet guide with local biking laws and steps to take for cyclists involved in a crash. Noon-6 p.m. Sunday. No cover.

Kegs & Eggs Brunch

DryHop Brewers 3155 N. Broadway 773-857-3155

Pair brewed-on-site beers with such morning selections as The Captain's French Toast made with challah bread, rum-spiked egg and cream batter, Captain Crunch cereal crust, blueberries, liquid cheesecake and warm bourbon maple syrup ($9) or Hank's Plate, which includes eggs, brown sugar and pepper-glazed bacon, potato casserole and a biscuit with sausage gravy ($10). 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

DRINK

The Artwork of Left Handed Wave

Northdown Cafe and Taproom 3244 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-697-7578

The Chicago street artist presents more than 60 screened images for viewing and purchase at this opening which also features the release of Founders Brewing Co.'s Inspired Artist Black IPA, which you can imbibe for $6 per pint. 3-7 p.m. Saturday. No cover.

Alphabeer XI

Beer Bistro North 1415 W. Fullerton Ave. 312-725-8852

The Local Tourist founder-publisher Theresa Carter hosts the eleventh installment of her brew-lovers event featuring samples of 26 beers—one for each letter of the alphabet, including Ale Syndicate Municipal IPA for "A," Berghoff Sir Dunkel for "B" and New Belgium Coconut Curry Hefe for "C"—plus discussions with experts during two three-hour sessions. Noon-3 p.m. or 5-8 p.m. Saturday. $45-$55. Tickets: thelocaltourist.com/event/alphabeer-xi.

Goat Beards & Oath Beers

Parson's Chicken & Fish 2952 W. Armitage Ave. 773-384-3333

Close out patio season with $4 Solemn Oath beers and $8 specialty slushies as chef Hunter Moore roasts goats on an outdoor spit. Dine on a goat sandwich with coleslaw and pimiento mac 'n' cheese for $10 during a motorcycle chopper rally, table tennis tournament, Lost Girls Vintage pop-up shop and tunes from DJ Dan Maloney. 2-6 p.m. Sunday. No cover.

DO

Folk Art Festival 2013

National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W. 19th St. 312-738-1503

See six Mexican folk artists from the Oaxaca, Chiapas and Guerrero states at work and browse their creations during this eighth annual festival which features painting, weaving, ceramic Dia de los Muertos figurines and more held in conjunction with the museum's Day of the Dead ofrendas (altars) exhibition. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday; daily except Mondays through Oct. 20. No cover.

Flashback Friday

Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600

Travel back, back, way back with DJ Trew and DJ Mass Transit, who take you through the best of four decades with Motown, disco and '80s and '90s dance party classics at this throwback bash sponsored by Ground Lift Media and Style Matters DJs, which also features a screening of the '70s cult classic movie, "The Warriors." 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday. No cover before 11 p.m.; $5 for men and free for ladies thereafter.

Andersonville Arts Weekend

Clark Street at Berwyn Avenue 773-728-2995

Step out in all directions for visual art exhibitions from Chicago-based established and emerging painters, sculptors, artisans and photographers at more than 40 neighborhood locations, plus performances at select venues. 6-10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. No cover for art exhibitions; some performances require paid tickets. Schedule and venues: andersonville.org/artsweekend.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

BYO pillow and blanket for The Massacre, a 24-hour horror flick marathon Saturday-Sunday at the Patio Theater (6008 W. Irving Park Road): brownpapertickets.com/event/434011

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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