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Vintage Garage Chicago
What: An Uptown parking garage empties out; more than 75 vintage dealers flood in. Scope furniture, decor, clothing, and jewelry — most of it from the 1940s-’80s.
Why: Food trucks from Babycakes and Bridgeport Pasty roll up.
When: Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 5051 N. Broadway St., b/t Carmen & Winnemac Aves. For info, call 847-579-9079. Tickets ($3) at the door.
Quince & Apple’s Cocktail Boxes
What: The regional preserves maker jazzes up your home-bar know-how with a new, seasonal delivery service. Kits include everything (except liquor) you need to make a craft cocktail, including ingredients, recipes, and an instructional video.
Why: For fall, make a rhubarb sour. For winter, expect a holiday-themed sip.
When: Subscribe by Friday to get the fall kit, and by Dec. 14 for the winter one.
Where: Online at quinceandapple.com. Subscriptions range from $25 (one kit) to $140 (four kits).
Clever Alice Pop-Up Sample Sale
What: Make your closet a happier place with fall looks at 75 percent off retail.
Why: Canvas jackets from G1 Goods, knits from Inizio, jeans from Summer Friday, dresses from Wendy Katlen, and more.
When: Fri.-Sept. 30.
Where: 409 W. Huron St., b/t Hudson Ave. & Sedgwick St. For info, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission is free.
Cocktails at The Bedford
What: Beverage director Michael Simon (formerly of Acadia) has revamped the restaurant’s drink menu, keeping its 1940s supper-club spark.
Why: You love chasing spirits.
When: Mon.-Wed., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat., 5 p.m.-3 a.m.
Where: 1612 W. Division St., at Ashland Ave. (773-235-8800).
What: The ex-Stereolab songbird unleashes her pipes in a solo show supporting her latest album, Silencio.
Why: Lush, shape-shifting melodies and biting political messages are nothing to stay hush about.
When: Sat., 10 p.m.
Where: Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave., at Belmont Ave. (773-525-2508). Tickets ($15) at schubas.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Vintage Garage Chicago