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Friday, December 3

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Logan Square Harvest Dinner

The Logan Square Chamber of Commerce hosts a buffet-style dinner to benefit its programs, such as the Logan Square Farmers Market and Summer Sessions on the Square, at Logan Square Auditorium. Many neighborhood restaurants such as Lula Cafe and Urban Belly/Belly Shack will be providing food starting at 6:30pm, and a post-dinner concert featuring Furious Frank and Royal Pines will begin at 9pm. There will also be a silent auction featuring wares and services from local businesses. Tickets are $40 in advance ($50 at the door), and $10 for children, and can be purchased at the farmer's market or by calling the chamber at (773) 489-3222.
-Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 North Kedzie Blvd, 3rd floor

Halloween Havoc 3 @ Portage Theater

The Portage Theater kicks off its 3rd annual Halloween Havoc series of horror movies tonight with two car-related films: The Car at 7pm; and Duel at 9:10pm. The series runs through October 29. See the Portage Theater Website for full details. Portage Theater: 4050 N. Milwaukee. (773) 736-4050.

The Chicago Chamber Musicians @ Harris Theater

This program, entitled "The Complete CCM," features Dohnányi's Sextet in C Major, Op. 37 for wind, strings, and piano, Bartók's String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Sz. 67, and Schumann's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47. The concert takes place at 7:30pm at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St. Tickets are $10-40, and may be purchased at the Harris Theater website or by calling the box office at (312) 334-7777.

Bill MacKay's Darts & Arrows @ Ratchet

Guitarist Bill MacKay presents his Darts & Arrows tonight at Skylark as part of Ratchet, a weekly series featuring jazz and creative music. Joining MacKay are Kyle Hernandez on bass and Quin Kirchner on drums. Admission to Ratchet is always free, but if you like what you hear, you can support the musicians with donations. 10pm. 2149 S. Halsted St. 21+

Dinner: Seasonal and Sustainable @ Sola

To conclude the Food Revolution lecture series at the Chicago History Museum, head to Sola (3868 N. Lincoln) at 6:30pm tonight for a meal of fresh, GMO-less cuisine with VIP treatment by chef/owner Carol Wallack. Tickets $60-65 (gratuity not included).



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