1. City Farm Stand at Clybourn Ave. and Division St., July 11-September 29
Taking place weekly until the tail end of summer in September, City Farm Stand offers produce, flowers and crafts from local vendors. Go to http://cityfarmchicago.wordpress.com/market-stand/ for more.
2. Death Cab for Cutie at Taste of Chicago at Petrillo Music Shell, July 12
Miss the indie quartet during their two-night stint at Chicago Theater? Here’s your second chance! Enjoy new hits and old favorites from the band’s varied catalogue for a free show at Taste of Chicago. For more go to http://www.explorechicago.org/city/en/supporting_narrative/events___special_events/special_events/mose/taste_of_chicago.html/
3. College pHarm Night at Studio BE, 3110 N. Sheffield Ave., July 12
Enjoy collegiate comedy teams including DePaul’s own Cosby Sweaters alongside an exciting rotating roster. Go to http://chicago.metromix.com/events/mmxchi-college-pharm-night-event for more.
4. Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park, July 13-15
Join in on the booming musical festival season! Indie giants including Hot Chip and Feist will be rocking Union Park all weekend with a jam-packed lineup of the most cutting-edge bands. Tickets are still on sale at http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/EventListings.action?orgId=57762&REFID=pmf
5. Windy City Ribfest at Lawrence Ave. and Broadway, July 13-15
Grab some local eats and some of the best ribs in Chicago this weekend at Windy City Ribfest. The weekend will also include live music from Smash Mouth and arts and crafts vendors. Tickets are available at http://www.chicagoevents.com/event.cfm?eid=190
6. Andersonville Green Week at 5211 N. Clark St., July 11-15
Celebrate Green Week by visiting a pop-up park hosted by the Sustainability Fair. Non-profit organizations and local businesses will be present to promote sustainability and environmental friendliness. Go to http://www.eco-andersonville.org/greenweek for more.
7. METROSPECTIVE at 77 S. Dearborn, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Part of its 30th anniversary festivities, historic rock club Metro is celebrating their rich history through art. A supporter of the local arts, Metro will be showcasing 30 years of concert posters until August 10 in this free exhibit. Go to http://metrochicago.com/ for more.