CHICAGO — Ideas for how to spend this Wednesday night in Lincoln Park include making your own mini garden or catching several live shows.
Terrarium Workshop at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive, 6-7:30 p.m.
Teens and adults can make their own terrariums, or decorative mini gardens, with Nature Museum Horticulturist Seth Harper. The event is $30 for members and $35 for non-members, which includes materials.
The Magic Cabaret at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. 8 p.m.
The magic show, which has been running since 2007, has a performance at 8 p.m. for $20.
Michael Palascak at Zanies, 1548 N Wells St., 8:30 p.m., FREE for those under 35.
In case you missed comedian Michael Palascak Tuesday night, he's playing a free show for those younger than 35 (but still at least 21) for Zanies' 35-year anniversary. Reservations are required, and those hoping to get a spot can call the box office at 312-337-4027. For those 35 and older, it's $25, plus two minimum orders of food or drinks.
My Boy Elroy and Marcus Rezak (of Digital Tape Machine) at Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted St., 9 p.m. FREE SHOW.
Chicago-based DJ My Boy Elroy, of the Grammy-nominated group Liquid Soul, performs along with guitarist Marcus Rezak. The show is free and restricted to those 21 and older.