Brunch like a Brit.
Pleasant House Bakery Dub Brunch
What: Bridgeport’s favorite royal pie joint nods to the islands of the Commonwealth with classic fry-ups (house-made sausage and beans, farm eggs, fixings), scones, and a guest DJ pumping Caribbean beats.
Why: BYO rum to mix a Dark and Stormy or two with the bakery’s spicy ginger beer.
When: Every Sun., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: 964 W. 31st St., at Morgan St. (773-523-7437).
Sing-a-Long Trapped in the Closet
What: R. Kelly’s hip-hopera sucks you in with its cray plot (a one-night stand with the preacher’s wife, thickening webs of lies).
Why: As if you need a reason.
When: Fri. & Sat., midnight.
Where: Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., b/t Waveland Ave. & Grace St. (773-871-6604). Tickets ($12) at vendini.com.
Save Cash on Cashmere at Samantha Chicago
What: Twenty percent off all nonsale cashmere is incentive to keep warm.
Why: Neon color-blocked Autumn Cashmere sweaters, soft Vince cardigans, and more.
When: Thru Nov. 30. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 64 E. Walton St., b/t Rush St. & Michigan Ave., 1st flr. (312-951-5383).
Fermilab Physics Slam
What: Watch five physicists attempt to explain complicated scientific theories in twelve minutes or less in charades-esque fashion.
Why: It’ll (gravitationally) pull you in.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Fermilab, Kirk Rd., at Pine St., Ramsey Auditorium, Batavia (630-840-2787). Tickets ($7) at centerstageticketing.com.
Maxwell Street Market
What: Rove the quirky outdoor marketplace before seasonal affective disorder sets in.
Why: Where else on Earth can you find homemade tortillas, fresh juices, and hair clippers? Nowhere, that’s where.
When: Sun., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: S. Desplaines St., from Roosevelt Rd. to Harrison St. (312-745-4676).
Photo: Bibbi Lin / Courtesy of Pleasant House Bakery