1. Chicago animator Jodie Mack (pictured at left withÂ cut-outs)Â hosts a premiere screening of her new stop-action animatedÂ film, Yard Work is Hard Work, at Studio at 620.
2. Sweetwater Organic Community FarmÂ invites the public to attendÂ its 16th annual under-the-stars fundraiser, Pesto Festo.
3. Comedian Bill Maher offers his humorous spin on American politics at Ruth Eckerd Hall.
4. Fine art teapots, the Worldâs Largest Coffee/Tea Break, and plenty else are presented atÂ the Second Annual Craftsman House Invitational Teapot Show.
5. Riddle of Steel returns to rock Crowbar.