Second Sundays Pizza Party
Boiler Room 2210 N. California Ave. 773-276-5625
Pump up the volume on your Sunday with pizza—which you can order by the slice or by the pie—plus beer and a DJ as the Logan Square spot teams up with Half Acre Beer Company to offer $5 16-ounce cans of Daisy Cutter and an 8 p.m. tapping of a bartender's choice keg from the local brewery. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday.
Wheat's End Cafe 2873 N. Broadway 773-944-0332
The gluten-free artisan bakery inside the Michelin-starred Senza restaurant introduces new brunch options such as short rib chili with corn muffins, cheddar cheese and scallions ($12), truffle-salami-taleggio flatbread ($12) and signature English muffins served hot with honey ($4). 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday.
Candy Crush Crawl
Old Crow Smokehouse 3506 N. Clark St. 312-850-8168
Follow your sweet tooth to Wrigleyville for a Valentine candy-themed bar crawl where admission includes access to 10 neighborhood bars with drink specials including $3 Amstel Lights and Heinekens and $5 RumChata shots, candy giveaways—and a backpack in which to store them—plus a winter hat, commemorative T-shirt and prizes for themed crawl-wear. 12-6 p.m. Saturday. $30. Tickets: candycrushcrawl.com
Hey Logan, You're Out Of Your Element
Logan Theatre 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-342-5555
Don a bathrobe—really—and join the housecoat-clad crew from Pipeworks Brewing Company for a screening of "The Big Lebowski," which you can accompany with Pipeworks' Hey Careful Man, There's A Beverage Here ($7 per pour)—a white Russian imperial milk stout inspired by the cult film. 10:30 p.m. Friday. $7. Tickets: thelogantheatre.com
Derby Bar & Grill 1224 W. Webster Ave. 773-248-0900
More than 20 competitors race cars propelled by gravity only at this second annual contest. The winner takes home $300 cash and drink specials include $4 Bud and Bud Light stadium cups and $5 Goose Island Green Line and 312 stadium cups. Want to compete? Grab a $30 car kit at the bar. Noon. Saturday. No cover.
Sedgwick's 1935 N. Sedgwick St. 312-337-7900