CHICAGO — Some of the best bets for what to do Thursday night include a special house music event at Chicago History Museum, a meat feast at Whole Foods, a craft beer event for a cause at Duffy's and a new play at Chicago Actors Studio.
The House that Chicago Built at Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 5:30 p.m.
The evening kicks off the history museum's 11th Out at CHM, a series of LGBT programming. Have some beer or wine and then listen as DJ Alan King, of DJ crew The Chosen Few, leads a discussion along with other house music DJs. The event is $15 for museum members and students, $20 for non-members.
New Belgium beer dinner with Whole Foods Market and Flesh For Food, 1550 N. Kingsbury St., 7-9 p.m.
Whole Foods and local bacon purveyor Flesh for Food serves a five-course dinner paired with New Belgium Brewing, with proceeds set to go to Working Bikes. The dinner is $35, and the grocery store said there are still some spots available. The meal includes meat, and Whole Foods warned that there will be no vegetarian substitutions. RSVP at the store's customer service desk or call 312-587-0648.
St. Jude Art and Craft Beer Tasting at Duffy's Tavern and Grille, 420 W. Diversey Parkway, 7-9 p.m.
St. Jude Young Professionals is hosting its first annual art and beer tasting event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The night will include tastings of various beers, appetizers and a raffle. Tickets are available for $45 online.
"Edges" at Chicago Actors Studio, 2040 N Elston Ave., 8 p.m.
Circle Theatre presents "Edges," a play about four twenty-somethings as they navigate life. The play runs Thursdays through Sundays until early March. Tickets are $30 for general admission.