April arrives this week and the first full month of spring is finally here! Who else is excited for warm weather?! Make the most of this week by hitting up the cocktail parties, food festivals, and day parties we’ve curated for you. Carpe diem, Bitches!
Ada Street is not only a delicious restaurant, but it is also a big supporter of the arts. Enjoy a special menu of Chef Joanna Stachon’s small bites and wine at Ada Street’s Cocktail Party for League of Chicago Theatres. The event menu includes crab rangoon, spring pea hummus, and more. A cash bar will be available, so you can also sip on Ada Street’s delicious cocktails. The event will also feature a silent auction to support the League of Chicago Theatres. For more information and tickets, click here.
Celebrate LASALLE-A-PALOOZA at Gino’s East in River North. The party will feature a tasting menu from Gino’s and Enoteca Catering, a comedy show at the Comedy Bar, and beer and brewery tours from Gino’s Brewing Co. The LASALLE-A-PALOOZA is free to attend, but advanced registration is recommended. For more information and tickets, click here.
Chances are you’ve probably mastered the smoky eye, the bold lip, and the cat eye. Ready for something a little bit more complicated? Attend MakeUp Tonight’s Cocktails & Contouring Ladies Night Out! class and cocktail party to learn the techniques of contouring and highlighting. Bring your Bitches, or they’ll be begging you to do their makeup after your become a pro at this class. For more information and to register, click here.
Enjoy a fabulous multi-course meal featuring dishes and picks from Chicago’s most talented female chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and more at the Chicago Women’s Brigade Spring Blooms Dinner. Highlights include main course dishes from Sarah Rinkavage of Lula Cafe and dessert from Sierra Smith of Trenchermen. For more information and tickets, click here.
It’s Friday, it’s pay day, and the weather is getting nice. Do you need any other excuse to skip work and attend ‘PRĪVIT’s Ditch Day Party? This day party will take place at a secret location that will be revealed to attendees the day beforehand. All we know is that a full lunch menu will be available and that the party is sponsored by cognac-maker Rémy Martin. Click here to get your tickets and get in on the secret.
With so many gourmet doughnut shops in Chicago, it would take you a long time to try them all individually. You’ll be able to try them all in one spot today at the River North Donut Fest. You’ll be able to sample doughnuts from Stan’s, Glazed and Infused, Beavers, West Town Bakery, and more. Admission also includes three adult beverages. For more information and tickets, click here.
Because this is Chicago, our St. Paddy’s Day celebrations last several weeks. Close out the St. Patrick’s Day season (and show off your fitness) by running in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. The race spans almost five miles and takes participants through downtown Chicago, ending in Grant Park. You got this, Bitches! For more information and to register, click here.