Today: Trek to the Turkish Fest

Plus: Belgium beer tasting and Salmon Cove clothing launch


FESTIVE FUN: The Turkish Festival takes over Daley Plaza for the ninth year. The free festival runs through Wednesday right across from City Hall on the block of Washington Street between Clark and Dearborn. Head over during your lunch break or right after work to enjoy 40 festival booths filled with Turkish crafts and food, along with band performances, folk dancers and fashion shows. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., through May 25, FREE

MMMM, BEER: Cactus Bar and Grill celebrates Chicago Craft Beer Week with a New Belgium tasting event tonight. The popular after-work beachy-themed South Loop spot is known for its margaritas, but tonight proves it knows it's beer as well, with a two-hour tasting party that delves into the beers of New Belgium Brewery, of Fort Collins, CO. Explore Fat Tire, Mothership Wit and two of the "Lips of Faith" series brews. 5-7 p.m., 404 S. Wells, FREE

PREPPY FIT: Meet local designers Charlie Roth and Owen Schnaper as they host a launch party for their new Salmon Cove apparel line. Admission is free to the Bull & Bear bash and includes complimentary cocktails and appetizers. 6-8 p.m., 431 N Wells, RSVP here

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