Barn door is open.
Slagel Family Farm Dinner
What: Escape to greener pastures (a.k.a. Fairbury) for a four-course meal made by chefs from Owen & Engine, Leopold, Three Floyds Brewpub, and Custom House Tavern.
Why: Country air, smoked pork spare ribs, and American pie cure all.
When: July 2, 2:30-9 p.m.
Where: 23601 E. 600 North Rd., Fairbury. Tickets ($125) online at brownpapertickets.com. For more info, call 815-848-9385.
Luxury Garage Sale Pop-Up Shop
What: The fashion reseller’s sparkly mother lode of designer clothing, jewelry, and handbags springs to life at Sofia boutique.
Why: Dibs on the quilted Chanel bag and vintage Dior gold necklace.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 72 E. Oak St., b/t Rush St. & Michigan Ave. (312-640-0878).
City Provisions Delicatessen Brunch and Evening Menu
What: The uber-deli slathers on more hours, adding Sunday brunch and nighttime nibbles.
Why: Rise to corned beef hash and egg; wind down with a Wisconsin cheese flight.
When: Brunch, Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hours, Tues.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri., 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 1818 W. Wilson Ave., at Ravenswood Ave. (773-293-2489).
Stage 773 Graffiti Party
What: Have a last blast before the theater closes for renovations. Artists, bucket boys, and flash mob dancers will be out in full force.
Why: They really know how to put on a show.
When: Sat., 9:30 p.m.
Where: 1225 W. Belmont Ave., at Racine Ave. (773-327-5252). Tickets ($30) online at stage773.com.
Bodega N. 5
What: Mercat a la Planxa’s new breakfast-to-dinner, lower-level lounge recasts the restaurant’s flavors as street food.
Why: Almost everything, from the peppers and onion bocadillo to the egg salad flatbread, is $5 or less.
When: Tues. & Wed., 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 6:30 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 638 S. Michigan Ave., b/t Harrison St. & Balbo Ave. (312-765-0524).
Photo: Courtesy of Slagel Family Farm