Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

Pumpkin carving parties, fall plants and honey beer and more things to do in Chicago on Thursday, Oct. 20. 

EAT

Blanket Music Series

Antique Taco

1000 W. 35th St. 773-823-9410

Bring a blanket and get cozy outside the Bridgeport spot, where you can snack on fresh roasted turkey tacos with mole and cranberry tortillas ($4.50) while listening to live music from The Little Family Band. 7:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

DRINK

21st Amendment BYOT Party

Fountainhead

1970 W. Montrose Ave. 773-697-8204

Try He Said pumpkin Belgian-style tripel and pumpkin Baltic porter and other beers from the San Francisco brewery ($6-$8) and bring your own T-shirt, hoodie, scarf or tote bag to get their logo screen-printed on it. 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Pumpkick Pumpkin Carving Party

Benchmark

1510 N. Wells St. 312-649-9640

Have New Belgium Pumpkick spiced seasonal ale and light appetizers while carving a pumpkin, with the best, most creative and ugliest gourds winning New Belgium swag and gift cards. 7-9 p.m. $15. Tickets: benchmarkchicago.com

Fall & Halloween Pumpkin Carving & Decorating

The Piggery

1625 W. Irving Park Road 773-857-1667

Dress up faux pumpkins with flowers, ribbons, spider webbing, skulls or bugs while enjoying drink specials including $15 Bud family buckets and $4 Tito's vodka cocktails. 7-9 p.m. $45. Tickets: craftsanddraftschicago.com

DO

Urban Wild (Free!)

Millennium Park

201 E. Randolph St. 312-228-1004

See the fall plants growing in Lurie Garden and sample honey made by its bees by itself and as part of a small-batch Goose Island beer. Vendors sell produce, soap, baked goods and more, and they'll also be giving out seeds you can plant at home. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free.

HAPPY HOUR OF THE DAY

Joy District (112 W. Hubbard St. 312-955-0339) offers $6 fall cocktails from 4-7 p.m. 

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