Weekend Recommender: July 12–15
Create a whiskey cocktail, shop hats and shades, and support Bright Pink.
July 12, 2012
Oliver Peoples mixes style and music with their Summer Session event on Saturday.
Thursday, July 12, 6–7 PM
Whiskey is the theme for the sixth installment of Cityscape Bar’s Mixology 101 series. Mixologist Shayne Halper guides guests in fashioning a few signature cocktails featuring the alcohol, namely the Jack & Berry and the Chicago Summer Iced Tea. Light bites will also be served. Reserve a place at email@example.com. 350 W. Mart Center Dr., 312-836-5000
Formé Millinery Hat Show
Friday, July 13, 2–4 PM
Preview the exquisite hat fashions of Formé Millinery at afternoon tea in The Drake Hotel’s Palm Court. The small-scale fashion show will reveal the latest designs from couture milliner Jenny Pfanenstiel’s spring and summer collections. Reservations recommended. 140 E. Walton Pl., 312-787-2200
Oliver Peoples Summer Sessions
Saturday, July 14, 6–9 PM
Luxury eyewear brand Oliver Peoples welcomes famed German DJ Ian Pooley for its 2012 Summer Session event. Enjoy great music, finger food, and cocktails while perusing the most stylish shades for summer. Guests receive a free gift with purchase throughout the evening. 941 Rush St., 312-266-9000
“For the Women We Love” High Tea Celebration
Sunday, July 15, 1–4 PM
The Standard Club hosts Bright Pink’s fifth annual “For the Women We Love” High Tea Celebration, honoring the brave women touched by breast and ovarian cancer. Live entertainment, delicious eats, and educational presentations are on the schedule. For tickets ($75; benefiting educational and outreach programs), visit brightpinktea2012.org. 320 S. Plymouth Ct., 312-427-9100
Michigan Avenue celebrates with cover star Harrison Ford at Chicago Cut Steakhouse.