Rise and dine.
Brunch at Allium
What: Wake up your weekend with a splurge-worthy prix fixe ($58) including shared plates (oyster po’boys, chilled colossal shrimp), an a la carte main course (Wagyu skirt steak and eggs, PB&J French toast), and a dessert buffet.
Why: Begin with cast-iron pull-apart pecan bread.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Pl., at Michigan Ave. (312-799-4900).
Real Ryder Revolution
What: Take a class ($20 per ride, $185 for ten) at the new exercise studio and pedal your way to a fitter place on a bike that turns, leans, steers, races, and climbs.
Why: Leave calories in the dust.
When: Schedule online at realryderrevolution.com.
Where: 108 W. Hubbard St., at Clark St. (312-587-7933).
Sprout Home Gardening Classes
What: You’ve sprung ahead. Now let the season flourish with how-tos on everything from terrariums to perennials to hanging gardens.
Why: Learn to do a lot with little space.
When: Schedule online at sprouthome.com.
Where: 745 N. Damen Ave., b/t Chicago Ave. & Superior St. Register at 312-226-5950 or online.
What: The local trio lays down exciting experimental pop at their debut record release gig ($8).
Why: Stay for the electronic charm of the headlining band, Chandeliers.
When: Tonight, 9 p.m.
Where: The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., at Ada St. (773-227-4433).
Story Week Festival of Writers
What: Columbia College Chicago helps you slip into your smarty pants with readings, panels, and performances that celebrate the written word.
Why: It kicks off with storytelling and psychedelic jazz by Seeking Wonderland.
When: Sun.-Mar. 23. See the full schedule online at colum.edu/storyweek.
Where: Venues vary. Admission is free.
Photo: Lara Kastner / Courtesy of Allium