Decades Chicago Trunk Show
What: The luxury designer consignment pop-up is back, complete with a trove of Chanel, Marni, and a new collaborative shoe collection from Modern Vintage.
Why: Twenty-five DailyCandy readers get access to the private VIP opening reception (read: first shot at the merch) on Friday. The first to email email@example.com score tickets.
When: VIP reception, Fri., 3-8 p.m. Trunk show, Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Space519, 900 North Michigan Shops, 900 N. Michigan Ave., at Delaware Pl., 5th flr. (312-751-1519). Admission is free.
Mother’s Day Pop-Up Flower Cart
What: Foxglove Studio springs up inside Eskell with pretty bouquets to color Mom’s world.
Why: You can also buy toffee and treats from BarnHouse Handcrafted.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1509 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Honore St. (773-486-0830).
The Whole World Is Watching
What: Dog & Pony Theatre Company’s stirring collage of stories pieces together the riots and drama surrounding the August 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
Why: It unfolds with live music and projections and plays out promenade style, so you walk from scene to scene.
When: Sat.-June 9.
Where: Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., at Fullerton Ave. Tickets ($25) at 773-871-3000 or online at victorygardens.org.
Peterson Garden Project’s Plant and Bake Sale
What: Pick up organic seedlings and gardening supplies, nosh on baked goods from local pastry chefs, and get advice from master gardeners.
Why: Proceeds help the Peterson Garden Project, a nonprofit that encourages growing your own food and community.
When: Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 4642 N. Francisco Ave., at Manor Ave. (855-747-4769).
What: The Malian diva draws you into a swirl of electric guitar and percussion in her indie rock/desert blues gig.
Why: Inspiring messages of peace during a tumultuous time for her country.
When: Tonight, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., b/t Wilson & Sunnyside Aves. Tickets ($15) at 773-728-6000 or online at oldtownschool.org.
Photo: Barry Brecheisen / Courtesy of Decades