Chicago: Cider Summit Chicago
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Sample 80 hard ciders from Wisconsin to New Zealand with food pairings at this inaugural beer fest/wine tasting hybrid.

Free ride: Instead of driving under the influence of cider, hitch a free ride on the Chicago Brew Bus shuttle.

Saturday, February 9, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., River East (312-595-7437). $20 (includes glass and 10 drink tickets) here.

Nearby: Riva; Wave; Yolk

For more weekend picks, go to Rundown: Chicago.