The Weekend Guide

the vintage bazaar!

Eat, shop, laugh.

The Vintage Bazaar
Modern flea market pops up with thrifty finds from Labrabbit Optics, Fine Diving, Jet Set Vintage, The Found, and more.
Why: Cheap sweets from Hoosier Mama Pie Company.
When: Sun., noon-7 p.m.
Where: Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Rockwell St. (773-276-1235). Admission is free.

Inside the Fridge of a DailyCandy Editor
Inspired by a San Fran exhibit, we’re revealing the contents of our refrigerators. It’s like looking into our souls, er, stomachs.
Why: After mocking ours, please post a picture of yours.
When: Now.
Where: Online at facebook.com.

Southport Grocery & Cafe’s Cupcake Contest
Imagine your dream cuppie and submit the idea (ingredients, how it would taste and look) for a chance at raking in a dozen free desserts.
Why: The winning concept will be created and sold at the cafe thru Sept.
When: Submission deadline is Aug. 24 at noon.
Where: E-mail ideas to jake@southportgrocery.com. Also send via Twitter or Facebook.

Old-School Bartending Class
The Long Room mixologist Jason Burrell gets all Cocktail on you as he demos how to make martinis, sidecars, Bloody Marys, and more.
Why: You’ll love his lesson in speed pouring.
When: Fri., 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: The Chopping Block, 4747 N. Lincoln Ave., at Giddings St. Register (a must) at 773-472-6700 or online at thechoppingblock.net. Cost is $50.

Slow Food Chicago Second Annual Pig Roast
Chefs from The Gage, Mado, The Publican, Longman & Eagle, and more work their magic with local pork.
Why: Tour the brewery (and pound a brew) while you’re at it.
When: Sun., 2-5 p.m.
Where: Goose Island Brewery, 1800 W. Fulton St., at Wood St. Tix ($60) and info online at slowfoodchicago.org.

American Myth Theatre Company
The ensemble revs up for its debut at Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a sneak peek of All the Happy People, a comedy about dating.
Why: Your suggested donation of $20 helps the troupe cross the pond.
When: Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Where: 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Paulina St.

Photo: Courtesy of The Vintage Bazaar

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American Myth Theatre Company
1333 N Milwaukee Ave
@ Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60622
4747 N Lincoln Ave
@ Giddings St
Chicago, IL 60625
Goose Island Brewery
1800 W Fulton St
@ Wood St
Chicago, IL 60612
Congress Theater
2135 N Milwaukee Ave
@ Rockwell St
Chicago, IL 60647