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Thursday25
Cigars & Stripes ushers in Halloween in fittingly freaky fashion with its fourth annual Freaktoberfest beer tasting. The spooky celebration is hosted by Happy the Human Pincushion, with brews from Coney Island, Three Floyds, Revolution, and more, all under a heated tent. 6 PM, Cigars & Stripes, 6715 Ogden, Berwyn, $30 for 18 beer tickets, $17 for nine, $8 no beer.

Saturday27
Two Brothers Tap House Brewery offers two free guided tours of Illinois’s largest craft brewery. The 45-minute tour includes three samples of Two Brothers beer or soda. The brewery also contains a full-service restaurant for those who want to dine before or after the tour. 1 PM or 2:30 PM, Two Brothers Tap House, 30W315 Calumet, Warrenville.