JJ's game day specials
Catch the football game at JJ's Prime Time Sports Pub, where drink specials any game day are $2.50 domestic drafts and $7.50 domestic pitchers. Game day eats include $3 crocks of French onion soup or chili; $4.49 for JJ's fries topped with cheese, bacon and ranch; $6.99 toasted raviolis; $5.99 nachos; $4.99 cheese quesadilla and 25 percent off any 16-inch pizza.
JJ's Prime Time Sports Pub, 1555 Butterfield Road, Aurora; (630) 820-8100 or jjsprimetimepub.com.
Brewery opens in Aurora
Hopvine Brewing Company opened recently in Aurora with a brewery on-site that makes signature brews such as the Aurora Amber, Brew Monkey, Splagna and Urban Tumbleweed. The drink menu includes the kissed caramel martini, Key lime pie martini, perfect pumpkin pie martini -- all for $10. The food menu includes starters like the spicy goat cheese dip; or grab a half-pound Hopvine burger with pulled pork, bacon, onion strings and Rennard's white cheddar for $15. Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday.
Hopvine Brewing Company, 4030 Fox Valley Center Drive, Aurora; (630) 229-6030 or hopvinebrewingcompany.com.
EvenFlow's Halloween party
Party with high-energy classic rock cover band Tricky Mission at EvenFlow's Halloween party -- one day late -- starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1. Dress up and win a $50 gift card for best costume. Try the $3 Tricky Mission shots.
EvenFlow, 302 W. State St., Geneva; (331) 248-0269 or evenflowmusic.com.
-- Sara Hooker