HOMEGROWN TALENT: Shop the "Chicago Sidewalk Sale" at Daley Plaza today and tomorrow to get your hot little hands on clothing and accessories from Chicago boutiques (such as 1154 Lill Studio and Zola Jones) and designers (like Dollybird and Heidi Hess). There will also be a fashion show both days at 12PM. 9AM-3PM, free.
BEER CITY: Experience the beers of Leinenkugel's, the popular Wisconsin-based brewery, at a special beer dinner tonight at Halsted's Bar & Grill. The five-course dinner prepared by chef Thomas O'Donnell will be served on the patio. Some menu highlights: goat cheese ravioli paired with Summer Shandy, grilled petite filet with Classic Amber and dark chocolate pate with Berry Weiss. Yum. 7PM, $35.
ORDINARY PEOPLE: See silky-smooth soul man John Legend under the stars at Ravinia tonight. Opening the show will be India.Arie and Vaughn Anthony. Pack your picnic basket now. 7PM, $27-$68.