4/25/2013 10:00:00 AM

Weekend Planner: Spring Cocktail Making and Dark Lord Day

Bike A Bee
Below The Line
We know that dining out is a luxury, which is why local chefs will cook meals for less than $.75 per serving at an event at Kitchen Chicago, taking place tonight. Entry includes tasting from chefs and one drink ticket. Tickets cost $20 a proceed benefit the Young Ambassadors for Opportunity.

Spring Fling
It’s time to work for that cocktail during an interactive class at Epic. Tonight at 6 PM, beverage director, Michael Cristiani, leads a spring-themed cocktail class where partipcants will learn how to make the "London Fog," "Berry Bunch" and the "G6." Tickets cost $25 (312-222-4940).

Bike A Bee
Support local beekeepers (they commute from urban farm to urban farm via bike, hence the name Bike A Bee) during a fundraiser on Friday at 3624 W. Wrightwood Ave. The event includes a silent auction, bake sale, craft beer and local spirits. Funds raised will help buy new equipment.

Confection Class
Join our favorite chocolatier during her spring truffle making class on Saturday at 4 PM. Melt, scoop roll and chill gourmet truffles at Katherine Anne Confections, and then leave with a bag of four to enjoy. The class costs $50 and includes wine, appetizers and truffles (773-245-1630).

Dark Lord
Something by the name of Dark Lord Day is going down this weekend. Those who will not be making the pilgrimage to Three Floyds, can taste the past six year’s worth of Russian Imperial Stout at The Beer Temple. The vertical tasting takes place at beer temple on Sunday between noon and 5 PM (773-754-0907).


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