Man's best friend enjoys a cold one from time to time, too. Dogs are welcome at the West Town Pup Crawl, which features stops at J. Patrick's Bar & Grill and Clutch.
Author Mike McPadden wrote a book that steers disillusioned Metallica fans toward music, movies, and novels that might remind them of the band's glory days. McPadden appears at Salon Tress, where he'll sign copies of and read excerpts from his book.
Check out the Scottish Festival and Highland Games for traditional Scottish merriment.
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