CHICAGO — Whether you win trivia prizes or have a conversation with Jeff Garlin, these plans are nobody's fool.
Founders Brewing Co. KBS Release at Whole Foods, 1550 N. Kingsbury St., 6-7:30 p.m.
Brewery co-founders Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers will sign bottles as they celebrate the release of their Kentucky Breakfast Stout. Tickets, which cost $20, include two 12-ounce bottles as well as an 8-ounce draft pour of the new brew. The event is open to the public after 7:30 p.m., but those without tickets might not get a pour. Tickets are available at customer service or 312-587-0648.
Grab some of your brightest friends for a competitive night of trivia. At Rocks, tacos are $2 and signature cocktails are half-price — plus, the team with the funniest name wins a prize. A Paddy Long's, the "Beer of the Month" costs $4. The free competitions start at 8 p.m. at both restaurants.
Jeff Garlin at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., 8 p.m.
Chicago-born comedian Jeff Garlin, star of "The Goldbergs" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm," will perform stand-up at Zanies. The Second City-alum runs a popular podcast. Tickets are $25, plus two minimum orders of food or drinks.