ROOF on theWit hosts a sky-high fashion show this Thursday night.
Chicago Boutique Takeover at ROOF
Thursday, July 18, 7 pm (dusk)
ROOF on theWit continues its hyper-local runway series this week, as looks from Chicago boutiques Miriam Cecilia, Sara Jane, and J.Toor strut down the bar-turned-runway. Meanwhile, guests can munch on ROOF’s summer menu items, such as the delicious surf and turf tacos, black bean sliders, or the famous brick oven flatbreads. To reserve a table, call ROOF at 312-239-9502. 201 N. State St.
2013 GreenBuilt Home Tour
Saturday, July 20-Sunday, July 21; 10 am-6 pm
In its inaugural event, visitors are invited to tour 16 energy-efficient homes in the Chicagoland area. The showcase starts at the Lema Passive House, the first certified Passive House in the area, built by Weiss Building & Development. For $25 weekend passes, visit greenbuilthometour.org. 1430 Jackson Blvd., River Forest
Night Train Tour at Wrigley
Saturday, July 20, 6:30 pm
It’s concert weekend at Wrigley Field, and while Friday night’s Pearl Jam show is sold out, there are still seats available for Saturday’s country lineup. Jason Aldean headlines the Night Train Tour, while Kelly Clarkson, Jake Owen, and Thomas Rhett also perform. Tickets, starting at $45, are available on ticketmaster.com. 1060 W. Addison St.
Grilling Class at Carlucci
Sunday, July 21, 12-3 pm
As National Grilling Month comes to a close, head to Downers Grove for a how-to hosted by Carlucci executive chef Jonathan Harootunian. Participants will learn how to cook four dishes—an antipasti, salad, entrée, and of course, dessert—that Harootunian created especially for the class. During the post-lesson tasting, each dish will be paired with wine. For reservations ($50) call the restaurant at 630-512-0990. 1801 Butterfield Rd., Downers Grove