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The Weekend Guide

Have a nice trip; see you next fall.

GO
New Glarus
What:
Slip off for a chalet-laden Wisconsin getaway with brewery tours and Swiss-themed shops and restaurants.
Why: Spontaneous road trips rule.
When: The sooner, the better.
Where: A three-and-a-half hour trek northwest from Chi, 28 miles south of Madison.

EAT
Alfresco at Sepia
What:
Sixteen sidewalk-side outdoor seats are now up for grabs at the rustic-chic resto.
Why: Free-range veal chops with a side of fresh air.
When: Lunch, Mon.-Fri.; dinner, nightly.
Where: 123 N. Jefferson St., b/t Randolph St. & Washington Blvd. (312-441-1920).

STRIDE
Buckingham Fountain 5K Fun Run
What:
Race along Columbus and Lake Shore Drive to raise money for the renovation of Grant Park’s iconic fountain.
Why: It’s your Lollapalooza stomping ground.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.
Where: Run begins at Buckingham Fountain, Lake Shore Dr., b/t Congress Pkwy. & Balbo Ave. Register on-site, Sat., 7:30 a.m., or online (thru Fri., 5 p.m.) at signmeup.com.

SEE
Legends: the Artwork of Rock & Roll Royalty
What:
Rare art by John Lennon, Grace Slick, Janis Joplin, and more heralds the opening of The Wit hotel and raises money for breast and ovarian cancer awareness nonprofit Bright Pink.
Why: Get your rocks off.
When: Fri., 5-9 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: The Wit, 201 N. State St., at Lake St., Oscar Wilde ballroom (312-467-0200).

LOCATION
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201 N State St
@ Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601
312-467-0200
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