DuPage Duplorables is hosting the Chicagoland Inauguration Deplorrr-A-Ball at Diplomat West Banquets, 681 W. North Ave. in Elmhurst Friday at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 and include a buffet...
The Second City continues its run of "Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno," a comedy show at E.t.c.'s 41st revue, 1608 N. Wells St. Shows run on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., and Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $24.
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Tavern on Little Fort, 4128 N. Lincoln Ave. will show inauguration coverage.
LYFE Kitchen, 419 N. Clark, will extend their happy hour on Inauguration Day for "Live the Social LYFE" with 12 oz beers ($4), all flatbreads including the Margherita, BBQ Chicken and Roasted Mushroom & Goat Cheese ($5) and $6 wine pours.
Commonwealth, 2000 W. Roscoe St., will open at 11am to broadcast the inauguration and will offer half-price appetizers from 3 to 6 p.m. Plus: $6 Moscow Mules.
Rogers Park Social, 6930 N. Glenwood Ave., will open early at 11 a.m. Friday for people looking to get an early drink in an inauguration-free zone. It will not televise any coverage. "We're totally avoiding all things political this weekend," says owner Erik Archambeault.
Simon's Tavern, 5210 N. Clark St., opens at 11 a.m. Friday and will not be showing the inauguration.
Replay, 5358 N. Clark St., opens at 11:30 a.m. Friday and will offer $9 White Russians with a thin orange skin as part of its "Make America Drink Again" campaign. No inauguration TV here, either.
Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St., has declared itself a "Trump-free zone" Friday and will donate 10 percent of Inauguration Day proceeds to Planned Parenthood. "Those who've had their fill of political rancor can come in and avoid it," says Michael Roper, co-owner.
...Washington D.C. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. with a rally at Columbus and Jackson Drive followed by the march step-off at 11:30 a.m. The route will proceed...
Comedy collective Simmer Brown kicks off "The Countdown to Impeachment" on Saturday with a stand-up comedy show at 7:30 p.m. at Bughouse Theater, 1910 W. Irving Park Road. Tickets start at $10.
Artists Against Hate will showcase Chicago circus performers, musicians, dancers, magicians and visual artists on Friday at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; tickets start at $19.
The Yoga Shop, 3880 N. Milwaukee Ave., is holding a Chill Fest on Saturday from 3 to 8:30 p.m., offering a series of yoga, massage and meditation workshops. Classes can be purchased a la carte or as a package for $75.
Ahimsa Yoga in Oak Park, 441 South Blvd., is offering a three-hour Yoga RX for anxiety and depression class for $50 Saturday...
Sidetrack the Video Bar, 3349 N. Halsted St., will host a "Love is Love" party Friday, with happy-hour showtunes and cocktails from 5 to 9 p.m. followed by a dance party featuring drag performances from DiDa Ritz & the Vixen. Doors open at 3 p.m. No cover.
Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., will host "Just in Time for Love Part 2," a variety show, on Saturday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Performances include Kopano, Syd Shaw, Omar Apollo and DJ Bonita AppleBlunt. Tickets are $7.
Links Taproom, 1559 N. Milwaukee Ave., is hosting a "Don't Think Sour, Drink Sour" beer tapping event with food specials...