Fans of the 90s television series “Saved by the Bell” (which of course starred Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Dustin Diamond, Lark Voorhies, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez) have been making big plans to check out the Chicago pop-up diner Saved by the Max, opening June 1 at 1941 W. North in Wicker Park. Reservations for the dining experience are pretty much sold out (visit savedbythemax.com for remaining availability).
Now comes the schedule for “Bayside After Dark” the walk-in special events, running nightly after ticketed dinner service. These events include:
— Sundays: “The Zack Attack Variety Show” (live performances by the in-house band The Zack Attack)
— Mondays: “Mondays at The Max” (charity night, cast panels, Q&As)
— Tuesdays: Trivia Night (classic trivia games, highlighting knowledge of a different show season each week)
— Wednesdays: “TV-Oke” night (karaoke but will allow guests to recreate and act out famous scenes from the show)
_ Thursdays: “School Spirit Night” (revolving theme night and costume parties)
— Fridays/Saturdays: ’80s vs. ’90s Night (late-night dance parties to the best music of these decades)
Saved by the Max will be open June 1 through August 31. Hours: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily (till 3 a.m. Saturdays); ticketed dinner is served 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; walk-in late-night service runs 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily (till 2 a.m. Saturdays); Saturday/Sunday brunch is served 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visit savedbythemax.com for more details.