Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

A concert/art party combo, a transgender-themed film festival, happy hour and more things to do in Chicago this weekend, Nov. 20-22.


Grand Opening

Nando's Peri-Peri

22 S. Wabash Ave. 312-589-7432

Chicago Fire players man the grills at the fast-casual restaurant's Loop location, which will donate all of its sales from the weekend to the Chicago Fire Foundation. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The Zen of Slow Cooking Class

Gene's Sausage Shop & Delicatessen

4750 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-728-7243

Learn how to make maple French toast casserole and sample slow-cooked chocolate chip pumpkin bread along with a mimosa. You'll also get tips on how to stock your pantry to make the most out of your Crock Pot. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday. $20. Tickets: brownpapertickets.com


Ice Rink Launch Party

Parson's Chicken & Fish

2952 W. Armitage Ave. 773-384-3333

Bring your skates to the Logan Square spot, which kicks off its rink's second season by serving micheladas and rum-spiked hot cider for $4. 2-6 p.m. Saturday. $5 suggested donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters.


Transfluential Film Festival

Center on Halsted

3656 N. Halsted St. 773-472-6469

See documentaries and short films exploring transgender themes and discuss the intersection of trans identities and religion, and the connection between trans and drag cultures. 12:30-7 p.m. Saturday. $5 suggested donation. Register: centeronhalsted.org

Randolph Street's Holiday Market

Beaux Arts Plumber's Hall

1340 W. Washington St. 312-666-1200

More than 125 vendors sell antiques, furniture, jewelry, art and more at the ninth annual event, which also features a DJ, live music, complimentary gift wrapping and a bar serving bloody marys and champagne. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $3-$10. Tickets: randolphstreetmarket.com

Sub Chroma

Chop Shop

2033 W. North Ave. 773-537-4440

A combination art installation and concert, the bash features paintings from street artist LEFTY, projection artwork from DrmBt and music from Ben Cofresi on Friday and Com Truise on Saturday. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $20 Friday, $40 Saturday. Tickets: subchroma2015.com

Joe Hill's Funeral

The Hideout

1354 W. Wabansia Ave. 773-227-4433

Pocket Guide to Hell marks the 100th anniversary of the labor activist and songwriter's execution with a reenactment of his funeral featuring performances of his songs by Bucky Halker, LeRoy Bach, Khari Lemuel, Psalm One and other musicians. 7 p.m. Sunday. Doors open at 6 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Tickets: hideoutchicago.com

'Angina Pectoris'

Theater Wit

1229 W. Belmont Ave. 773-975-8150

ShPIel – Performing Identity presents the world premiere of Michal Aharoni's political satire about an Israeli politician who passes a bill saying the county's Jews can only receive organ transplants from Jewish donors but then winds up needing a heart transplant from a Palestinian Arab-Israeli. 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday. $12-$28. Tickets: theaterwit.org


Crossroads Public House (2630 N. Clark St. 773-248-3900) offers $2 Bud Light, Coors Light and Miller High Life drafts and $2 Fireball shots from 4-7 p.m. Friday and 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday. 

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