Friday at the Ranch
On the last Friday of the month, hit up Cadillac Ranch for some line dancing lessons at 7:30 p.m., followed by live music throughout the night. Friday drink specials include $2.50 Miller Lite and Coors Light drafts, $4 flavored Svedka vodka, $5 bombs, $5 Red Stag and cola or Jim Beam and Cokes. $5 cover.
Cadillac Ranch, 1175 W. Lake St., Bartlett. (630) 830-7200 or cadranch.com.
Barbakoa's drink menu
Downers Grove's modern Latin eatery Barbakoa unveils a new cocktail menu that includes the house margarita -- lime juice, organic agave nectar and bourbon barrel aged 100 percent Blue Agave Tequila D'Oro -- for $9. Another option: the Spice and Ice Margarita, with Jalapeno Infused Vodka and Ginger Habanero Syrup, for $9. Or the specialty sangrias -- Sparkling Cava Sangria, available in passion-ginger or hibiscus, $9 glass or $24 a carafe.
Barbakoa, 1341 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove. (630) 852-2333 or barbakoa.com.
Claddagh's karaoke night
Sing your heart out at Claddagh Irish Pub's karaoke night at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Saturday drink specials include $4 margaritas, $4 Long Islands and $4 Red Bull bombs. No cover.
Claddagh Irish Pub, 1702 Geneva Commons Drive, Geneva. (630) 208-0337 or claddaghirishpubs.com.
-- Sara Hooker