Theater on the Lake hosts the Windy City Rib Classic, where local grill masters present their finest dishes, judged by a panel of experts. Patrons can also enjoy family-friendly entertainment.
The Black Harvest Film Festival is in full swing. Stop by the Gene Siskel Film Center and check out The Curators of Dixon School, a documentary about an alternative elementary school in Chatham.
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is the site of the Chicago Comic Con. Attendees include Bruce Campbell, William Shatner, and Stan Lee. Costumes are encouraged but not necessary.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.