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Things to Do in Lincoln Park this Weekend

 Catch Leah Turner performing at Joe's on Weed Street Friday night.
Catch Leah Turner performing at Joe's on Weed Street Friday night.
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Leah Turner at Joe's on Weed Street, 940 W. Weed St., 7 p.m.

Climb on up to the rooftop for some free live rock-infused country music from Brian Daniels. Enjoy half-price appetizers from 5-7 p.m. and the show begins at 7. Adam Craig will also perform at Joe's beginning at 8:30 p.m., followed by Leah Turner at 10 p.m. Tickets to the two later shows are $8.

John Roy at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., 8:30 and 10:30 p.m.

John Roy, a Rogers Park native, jumpstarted his career playing independent rooms around Chicago before being crowned the first-ever winner of CBS's "Star Search" in 2003. He's also performed on "The Tonight Show," "The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "Last Comic Standing" and "Conan." Tickets to the show are $25 with the minimum purchase of two food or drink items.

Valentiger at the Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted Ave., 8 p.m.

Harmonica Dunn presents Valentiger, Pageant and Jonathan Timm at the Tonic Room. Valentiger was born in  Michigan with the help of their parents' vinyl collections. Pageant combines perky piano indie pop with '50s pop and old-school country. Jonathan Timm draws his influence from his hometown in Michigan's Northwoods, which helps create the organic tones in his country music. Tickets for the 21-and-over show are $10. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.


Green City Market, 1750 N. Clark St., 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Check out the 10 new vendors at the outdoor market with more than 60 vendors. The market will be open from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through Oct. 25.

Workshops at the Edible Gardens at Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., 9 a.m.-noon

Expand your growing season by learning to grow fall crops at this week's workshop at the Edible Gardens. Learn about planting succession crops to help ensure your harvest is continual throughout growing season and plants that will mature throughout the fall like beets and turnips.

Fan Bus to Phish from the Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted Ave., 4 p.m.

Headed to Phish Saturday afternoon? Grab some pre-concert drinks and a safe ride with your buddies at the Tonic Room. For $20 you'll get safe travels to and from the concert. Depart from the Tonic Room at 4 p.m. A departure location from the concert has not been announced.


Woo Park at the Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted Avenue, 11 p.m.

Head to the Tonic Room for the Phish after-party Sunday afternoon with Woo Park. Woo Park is comprised of Luke Sangerman, Brian Sanborn, Christian Zwit, Parker Grogan, Steve Rutledge and Emily Nichols. Tickets to the 21-and-over show are $5.

Movies in the Park Series at Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood Ave., 8:30-10:17 p.m.

Head to Jonquil Playlot Park for "Ghostbusters" and watch a group of unemployed parapsychologists help rid New York City of paranormal invaders. The show is intended for all ages and the showing is underwritten by the Wrightwood Neighbors Association.

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