CHICAGO — This Thursday night, take your pick among a cooking class, two comedy shows and a few concerts in Lincoln Park and Old Town.
Stuff It — Chicken Breast, Bell Pepper and Sausage at Whole Foods, 1550 N. Kingsbury St., 7-9 p.m.
In this $30 class, a Whole Foods meat department chef will offer some simple techniques for stuffing chicken, bell pepper and sausage.
Tommy Johnagin at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., 7:30 p.m.
Comedian Tommy Johnagin, who has performed on episodes of "Late Show with David Letterman" performs at Zanies this week. Tickets are $25 plus two minimum orders of food and drinks.
The Humble Organisms (Record Release) at Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted Ave., 8 p.m.
Local jazz funk band The Humble Organisms celebrates the release of the new album "Humble Beginnings." Also performing are saxophonist Corbin Andrick and singer-songwriter Liz Chidester. Tickets are $7 for those 21 and older.
Opening Night of "Second City's American Mix Tape" at UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave., 8 p.m.
Catch Second City's new musical comedy, which takes on "missed love connections, political partisanship and a host of other afflictions that are far better to laugh at when put to song." Tickets are $24, and the show has a suggested "R" rating.
Whiskey Jam with Josh Hoge & Ward Guenther at Joe's Bar, 940 West Weed St., 8 p.m.
Country acts Josh Hoge and Ward Guenther perform along with a number of other musicians for this jam, which is $10. Tickets are just for those 21 and older.