Green means go.
Socca Farmers Dinner
What: Chef Roger Herring, Mick Klug Farm, and Green Acres Farm season your weekend with a four-course dinner and cocktail pairings ($85).
Why: Pizzettes, beet and crispy goat cheese salad, brook trout, blueberry-ricotta gelato, and more.
When: Aug. 16. Thurs., 6 p.m.
Where: 3301 N. Clark St., at Aldine Ave. Reservations (required) at 773-248-1155.
Eccentric Roadside Art Ride II
What: Get spoked for funky outdoor art (murals, vintage signs, sculptures, architectural curiosities) on a guided bike tour of the far North Side.
Why: A Rogers Park house painted entirely like a leopard and the intriguing collection of paintings, collages, and photographs at Big Chicks.
When: Sat., 1 p.m.
Where: Tour begins at Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave., at Pratt Blvd. Tickets ($20) at art.org.
Studio 1008 Open House
What: Strand Design and Indo have new digs. Check out their merch, sip cava, and taste eats from Jam.
Why: Go knocking for modern lighting, home accessories, and awesome window displays.
When: Tonight, 6-9 p.m.
Where: 1008 W. Randolph St., at Carpenter St. (312-243-6290).
Mercat a la Planxa Summer Wine Dinner
What: Take a bite out of Tempranillo (the Iberian peninsula of Spain) at the four-course repast ($85).
Why: Oxtail cooked in sofrito with white bean puree and pickled radish, paired with Prima Toro wine.
When: Tonight & Aug. 16, 5-11 p.m.
Where: 638 S. Michigan Ave., b/t Harrison St. & Balbo Ave. Reservations (required) at 312-765-0524.
The Interview Show
What: Host Mark Bazer sits down with author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl), Tony Magee (founder/owner of Lagunitas Brewing Company), and Abraham Levitan (co-creator of Shame That Tune).
Why: Witty banter by the boatload.
When: Fri., 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., at Ada St. (773-227-4433). Admission is $8 at the door.
Photo: Courtesy of Socca