The Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., hosts a screening of American Graffiti and a classic car show today at noon. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 day-of. Kids get in free.
Chicago Ukulele Cabaret, the local open-mic night devoted to the ukulele, holds its fifth Great Midwest Uke Fest this afternoon & evening at Chief O'Neills (3471 North Elston). The afternoon from 3:00 to 6:30 is reserved for open mic performances, and 7:00-11:00 is reserved for headlining performances by local groups Heavy Boxes, Lanialoha & Aloha Lives, Seeso, Vic Miguel, and others. Tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets.
Hunter Moore of Parson's Chicken and Fish creates a three-course meal tonight at the Land and Sea Dept (3124 W. Carroll) as part of the From Good Stock dinner series. Tickets $75; beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) from Rare Tea Cellars are included. Event runs 6:30-10pm.