What with the family visits, last-minute grocery runs and risk of kitchen disasters, Thanksgiving can be a stressful time -- so why not kick back on the holiday's eve by partaking in one of the year's most notorious drinking nights?
We've rounded up a number of concerts, parties and other events that could very well leave you reaching for the hair of the dog come Thursday morning. Looking for more options? Do312 and the RedEye have also compiled guides to Thanksgiving Eve parties in Chicago.
Know of a worthy Windy City happening we missed? Let us know in the comments below.
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