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Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

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December 16, 2013|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Few and North Shore Holiday Gala

Fountainhead 1970 W. Montrose Ave. 773-697-8204

Meet the distillery owners over appetizers and a four-course dinner with craft cocktail pairings featuring butternut squash- and maple mousse-stuffed doughnut holes with a barrel-aged Sazerac cocktail, ginger lemon chicken scallopini with cranberry-lemon gin punch and more. 6 p.m. $42.06. RSVP required: brownpapertickets.com.

Holiday Rock & Roll

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower 20 E. Chestnut St. 312-324-4074

Sweeten your Tuesday with slices of Buche de Noel cake from 15 chefs including Acadia's Thomas Raquel and Nightwood's Sarah Mispagel and vote for your favorite at this benefit for Share Our Strength which includes cocktails, savory bites and live music from Rod Tuffcurls and the Bench Press. 6-8 p.m. $40. Tickets: holidayrockandroll.eventbrite.com.

DRINK

Bah Humbug! A Sour Christmas

Jerry's 1938 W. Division St. 773-235-1006

Pucker up for 13 holiday and sour beers ($5.50-$9.50 each)—including Deschutes Jubelale, The Bruery Tart of Darkness and Jolly Pumpkin Noel de Calabaza—served with dark seasonal films and an appearance from Sour Santa. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover. Advance RSVP required for optional Noel de Calabaza vertical flight ($28.50): jerrysjpnoelvertical.eventbrite.com

"Hunger Games" Trivia

Bull & Bear 431 N. Wells St. 312-527-5973

Reserve a table for one of two sessions where your knowledge of the popular series could net you a $200 cash prize. Calm your nerves with $5 Catching Fire Rumchata-Fireball shots and stave off your own hunger with snacks including Nightlock Cobbler with ginger-blueberry compote and shortbread cookies ($8). 6 and 8:30 p.m. No cover. RSVP: bullbearbar.com/trivia

DO

The Second City That Never Sleeps: 24 Hour

The Second City e.t.c. 1608 N. Wells St. 312-337-3992

Join Fred Armisen ("Portlandia," "SNL"), Bonnie Prince Billy, Bob Mould (Husker Du) and others at this insomniac's paradise featuring 24 straight hours of music and improv comedy which also includes live-streamed appearances from St. Vincent, Jeff Tweedy and more. Proceeds benefit Letters to Santa. 6 p.m. Tuesday-6 p.m. Wednesday. $20. Schedule: facebook.com/secondcity24hour

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Donate an unwrapped toy at Laugh Factory (3175 N. Broadway) through Dec. 22 and receive four tickets to an upcoming show.

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