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The Weekend Guide

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SHOP
Lost Girls Trunk Show
What:
It’s finder’s keepers when local designer Shaunessy Lynn unloads her sweet blouses, dresses, and skirts for 10 percent off.
Why: The red button-down wool cape doubles as a party skirt.
When: Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Wolfbait & B-girls, 3131 W. Logan Blvd., at Milwaukee Ave. (312-698-8685).

VISIT
A Muse Pop-Up Shop and Art Studio
What:
Dabble in painting, drawing, and sculpture under artist Danielle Klinenberg’s mentoring eye. Continue the creative streak and treat yourself (or an art-loving friend) to a scheduled private or group art-making session (starting at $50).
Why: Gift cards created by LoveLeaf Press are also up for grabs.
When: Thru Dec. 24. Daily, 1-7 p.m.
Where: 1211 N. Wood St., at Division St. Info at 312-852-6873. Admission is free.

HOST
A Cookie Decorating Party

What: Invite your baked goods-loving pals over for a night of festive cutters, snazzy sprinkles, spiked frosting, and more jazzy details for the little bites.
Why: If you don’t feel like breaking out the mixing bowl, choose from 37 ready-made delights.
When: Supermarket goodies just won’t cut it.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

EAT
2 Sparrows Beer & Pork Dinner Series
What:
Lincoln Park’s breakfast/brunch/lunch spot spreads seasonal-ingredient love around with a foray into dinner service ($60 per person).
Why: First up, a pork-centric meal with pours from Finch’s Beer Company. Next, a five-course feast with Great Lakes Brewing Company.
When: Finch, Fri., seatings 6-7 p.m. Great Lakes, Jan. 20, seatings 6-7 p.m.
Where: 553 W. Diversey Pkwy., at Lehmann Ct. Reservations (required) to 773-234-2320.

BUY
Good Taste, Small Packages
What:
Shop Greer’s gift-worthy treasures (Kaweco Sport pens, Claus Porto soaps, calendars galore) while sampling Truffle Truffle’s holiday collection (peppermint fondants, caramel apple brittle, and more).
Why: Walk away with a wandering cake (pumpkin spice with dark chocolate crema filling) with any purchase more than $50.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 1657 N. Wells St., at Eugenie St. (312-337-8000).

BROWSE
Open Books Half-Off Sale
What:
Rummage through more than 50,000 used reads at the nonprofit bookstore; proceeds go toward promoting literacy programs.
Why: Everything from cookbooks to classics.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 213 W. Institute Pl., at Franklin St. (312-475-1355).

Photo: Courtesy of Lost Girls

LOCATIONS
A Muse Pop-Up Shop and Art Studio
1211 N Wood St
@ Division St
Chicago, IL 60622
312-852-6873
533 W Diversey Pkwy
@ Lehmann Ct
Chicago, IL 60657
773-234-2320
213 W Institute Pl
@ N Franklin St
Chicago, IL 60610
312-475-1355 ext 100
1657 N Wells St
@ Eugenie St
Chicago, IL 60614
312-337-8000
3131 W Logan Blvd
@ Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
312-698-8685
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