What You Need to Do in Chicago Today: Wednesday, December 20

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National Sangria Day @ Nacional 27: This Latin-inspired hot spot toasts National Sangria Day with specials including $5 glasses all day long. Choose from five flavors (red, white, passion-ginger, mango-lime or raspberry-peach) all made with house-infused wine, fruit, liqueurs, spices and brandy. Open 5:30-9:30 pm, 325 W. Huron.

Last Chance Holiday Sale @ The Hideout: If you still have some shipping to do this week, head to The Hideout for unique goods from a number of local vendors, many of whom are current or past employees of the beloved music venue. The event promises to offer “edibles, hand-knits, books, artwork, jewelry, home goods, wearables and more, in all price ranges.” Free to attend. 6-9 pm, 1354 W. Wabansia.

Sandra Cisneros @ National Museum of Mexican Art: The award-winning author (“The House on Mango Street”) brings friends to pay tribute to the life and work of Eduardo Galeano, a Uruguayan journalist and novelist who passed away in 2015. The group will read from his final novel "Hunter of Stories.” Tickets: $10. 6-9 pm, 1852 W. 19th St.