The chefs of Ground Up Chicago host Harvest Feast Chicago, a cocktail hour, family-style dinner, and auction event. All proceeds benefit the Spence Farm Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to educating the public about sustainable family farming. A VIP tasting and cocktail hour is followed by a four-course dinner prepared by chefs Rick Bayless of Frontera Grill, Mindy Segal of Hot Chocolate, Paul Virant of Perennial Virant, and Daven Wardynski of 676 Restaurant & Bar. VIP cocktail hour 6-6:45 PM, dinner and auction 7-9:30 PM, Greenhouse Loft, 2545 W. Diversey, $125, VIP tickets $150.
The Scrumptious Pantry’s next installment of the educational Heirloom 2.0 series, Healthy with Household Herbs 101, features Lori Gorcyca from Merz Apothecary, who will teach students herbal remedies for ailments including the common cold, flu, and chicken pox. 6-8 PM, The Scrumptious Pantry, 3230 W. Fullerton, $20 sign up here.