Pinstripes beer dinner
Pinstripes joins up with the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Bell's Brewery for a four-course beer dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. Eats include bacon-wrapped dates and herbed goat cheese, braised pork belly and butterscotch pretzel bread pudding with porter gelato. Beer pairings include the Third Coast, Oarsman Ale, Smitten Golden Rye Ale and Porter. $60 per person, including tax and gratuity. Reservations required.
Serving at Pinstripes locations in South Barrington and Oak Brook. pinstripes.com.
Pour House hockey
Say hi to Blackhawks players Kris Versteeg and Brandon Saad at February's edition of Blackhawks Live at Old Town Pour House in Oak Brook from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24. Tickets start at $75 per person and include a photo op, autographed photo, dinner, tax and gratuity. Drink prices range from $4.50 for some domestics to $12 for some imports and craft beers.
Old Town Pour House is located at 8 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook. Tickets can be purchased at chicagoblackhawks.com/blackhawkslive.
Firkin's vinyl Mondays
Dig out your favorite albums and bring them to Firkin for vinyl Mondays. Pick a side and listen to your old jams again while visiting with friends. Choose from 30 drafts beers, including a long list of Belgium and American craft brews all ranging from $3 to $11. No cover charge.
Firkin is at 515 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. (847) 367-6168 or firkinoflibertyville.com.