DOG DAYS: Celebrate the season with your pooch at the "Canine Hanukkah Party" at Lincoln Park pet boutique Barker & Meowsky today. Your best friend can sample kosher dog food and win prizes like collars and toys. Proceeds from the party will benefit programs for kids with special needs. 12-2PM, free.
ALL SEWN UP: Sewing doesn't have to be a solitary pursuit. Grab your needle and thread (or yarn) and join other sewing fans, knitting nuts and crochet conoisseurs for the "Stitch 'n' Bitch" soiree at Kopi--A Traveler's Cafe in Andersonville tonight. 7-9PM, no cover.
WITH BELLS ON: It's time again for that heartwarming holiday tradition known as Jingle Bash -- B96's annual Christmastime concert. This year's lineup features the ubiquitous Rihanna, her beau Chris Brown, Kevin Rudolph, Jesse McCartney, David Archuleta and Shontelle. We can hear teenage hearts fluttering from here. At Allstate Arena, 7PM, $15-$125.