Party in your Earth Day suit.
Eighteenth Annual Green and Growing Fair
What: Find heirloom seeds, score neat gardening tips, and learn to foster community spaces.
Why: Pros explain the buzz behind beehives and honey tasting.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave., at Fulton Blvd. (773-638-1766). Admission is free.
Blackbird’s Spring Cocktails
What: Mixologist Kyle Fountaine shakes up sunshiny drinks like Hibiscus Kiss (Gruet sparkling wine, St-Germain elderflower liqueur, and hibiscus).
Why: To complement the charcuterie plate.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. & 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. & 5:30-11:30 p.m.; Sat., 5:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: 619 W. Randolph St., b/t Desplaines & Jefferson Sts. (312-715-0708).
Jodi Arnold Sample Sale, by Beta Boutique
What: Go on a mix-and-match spree with the Brooklyn designer’s spring collection discounted up to 80 percent.
Why: Racer-back tanks, boyfriend jackets, and high-waisted skirts aplenty ($40-$125). Bonus: Each purchase gets you a $50 gift certificate to jodiarnoldnyc.com.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1725 N. Damen Ave., at St. Paul Ave. (773-351-1876).
What: Lyrically, you’ll roll along at the celebration of readings, workshops, and performances meant to spotlight fresh voices.
Why: Brother Mike and iRemix Spoken Word really let it flow.
When: Sat. Fest, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Brother Mike, 11 a.m.
Where: Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St., b/t Congress Pkwy. & Van Buren St. (312-747-4300). Admission is free.
What: WhiskeyFest is sold out. Find consolation in an 18-year Glenmorangie at the neighborhood Scottish pub Duke of Perth.
Why: Your snifter shall not falter.
When: Mon., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; Tues.-Fri. & Sun., noon-2 a.m.; Sat., noon-3 a.m.
Where: 2913 N. Clark St., at Oakdale Ave. (773-477-1741).
Photo: garden beth / Flickr