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The Weekend Guide

It’s harvest time up in here.

SCOOP
Souchi Boutique Opens in Lincoln Park
What:
Shop luxe knits from designer Suzi Johnson’s collection plus brands like Kaanas, Thea Grant, and Cut 25.
Why: Fall is around the corner (sigh); chunky Merino cardigans and hand-loomed cashmere sweaters are, too.
When: Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1205 W. Webster Ave., at Racine Ave. (773-687-9638).

BITE
La Sirena Clandestina’s Latin Lunch
What: A new midday menu turns your siesta into a fiesta.
Why: Kale salad with roasted poblano dressing, three-cheese panini, and sinful empanadas.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 954 W. Fulton Market, at Morgan St. (312-226-5300).

FEEL
Mastin Kipp’s Enter the Heart Tour
What: The founder and writer of inspirational dot-com The Daily Love brings his emo tour to the heartland.
Why: Finding love ain’t easy (or cheap — tickets are $125 a pop), but hey, Kipp’s an Oprah favorite. Bonus: additional insight from kundalini teacher Tommy Rosen.
When: Sun., 6-10 p.m.
Where: TriBalance Yoga Center, 1158 S. Roselle Rd., at Wise Rd., Schaumberg. Tickets at thedailylove.com.

GREET
Meet the Market with RM and One Part Plant
What: Green City Market’s final event of the season includes a complimentary plant-based menu, courtesy of chef Jared Van Camp (Old Town Social, Nellcôte) and inspired by local vegan blogger Jessica Murnane.
Why: Veggie-packed eats feature produce from Iron Creek Farm and Nichols Farm & Orchard, while Journeyman Distillery delivers on seasonal craft cocktails ($6-$8) — all to benefit the market.
When: Tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: RM Champagne Salon, 116 N. Green St., at Randolph St. (312-243-1199).

FEAST
Annual Harvest Dinner at The Publican
What:
Publican chef Brian Huston and Fred Bueltmann of New Holland Brewing Company team up for a feel-good meal of farm-fresh fare paired with Michigan brews.
Why: Vicki Westerhoff’s (Genesis Growers) jalapeno poppers, Mick Klug Farm fruit salad, locally raised steak, and Basque cake with mixed berries and sweet corn ice cream.
When: Tues., 5:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: 837 W. Fulton Market, at Green St. Reservations (required) to 312-733-9555. Cost is $75 with beer pairings, $60 without.

WATCH
Inventing Van Gogh
What: The story behind Van Gogh’s last self-portrait and its mysterious connection to Patrick Stone, a contemporary artist haunted by the painting.
Why: The lobby of the studio has been transformed into a working artist’s studio, complete with works by local creatives inspired by Van Gogh’s Yellow Period.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., at Kenmore Ave. (773-293-3682). Tickets ($20) at dime.io.

FETE
Block Party

What: Wicker Park hotspots Carriage House and Bangers & Lace team up with nonprofit UN86’D to benefit restaurant workers in need.
Why: The $35 entry fee includes everything — cotton candy and s’mores, a dunk tank, music by Sons of the West and Power Haunts, adult beverages — and goes to a good cause.
When: Sun., noon-10 p.m.
Where: Division St., at Paulina St.

DEVOUR
Leaning Shed Farm Tomato Dinner at 2 Sparrows
What: The Michigan farm (our go-to source for heirloom varieties at Green City Market) and chef Gregory Ellis throw a four-course dinner honoring summer’s fruit.
Why: OD on gazpacho with crab, tomatoes three ways, and tomato pot de creme for dessert.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: 553 W. Diversey Pkwy., at Lehmann Ct. Reservations (required) to 773-234-2320. Cost is $45.

Photo: Courtesy of Souchi

LOCATIONS
Block Party
Division St
@ Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60622
TriBalance Yoga Center
1158 S Roselle Rd
@ Wise Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60193
847-301-7305
1025 W Webster Ave
@ Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
773-687-9638
City Lit Theater
1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave
@ Kenmore Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
954 W Fulton Market
@ Morgan St
Chicago, IL 60607
312-226-5300
116 N Green St
@ W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607
312-243-1199
533 W Diversey Pkwy
@ Lehmann Ct
Chicago, IL 60657
773-234-2320
837 W Fulton Market
@ Green St
Chicago, IL 60607
312-733-9555
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