7/25/2013 10:43:00 AM

Weekend Planner: Free Popsicles, Polka Dancing and Beer Basics

Desserters Truck
Free popsicle alert! Keep an eye out for the Desserters truck, a rogue menace on wheels handing out complimentary fruit bars, at Whole Foods. The truck will be at the Lakeview and Andersonville location on Thursday, Lincoln Park and South Loop on Friday and the Newberry Library Book Fair on Saturday.

Pierogi Fest
Venture down to the little town of Whiting, Indiana this weekend and fest on three-days of Polish goodness including a Polka dance-off, lots of fried potato dumplings and an appearance by Mr. Pierogi and Ms. Paczki. Only in the Midwest, folks.

Taste of Lincoln Avenue
For a food festival closer to home, feast on the best of Lincoln Ave. The event features food from local restaurants, live music, a kids carnival and a pop-up street arcade organized by Headquarters Beercade. There is a $10 suggested donation at the gate for all-day entry.

Beer School
Learn for the master himself, the beer director at The Publican, Michael McAverna. His master beverage class will highlight “Beer ABCs: The Basics of Brews” on Sunday at 6 PM at Publican Quality Meats. The class costs $55 and reservation can be made by emailing grace@publicanqualitymeats.com.


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