Festival focuses on high-quality juried artwork in 11
categories. Plus live music, a silent auction, children's craft
tent and food booths.
Festive remembrance of circus artists past, held in the nation's most well known final resting place for circus artists. Event includes speakers, laying of flowers, circus arts performances, fun stuff for kids including activities and entertainment, prizes, snacks and refreshments, and many, many clowns. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and a youthful attitude.
Visitors enjoy food from
countries including Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil, Mexico and
Cuba. Plus, cooking demonstrations, an eclectic
world music lineup, kids' activity tent, and arts and
Join non-profit Common Threads and top-selling kindie artists including Ralph’s World, Brady Rymer, Happiness Club and Laura Doherty & Jeanie B from the Kindie All-Stars in a special acoustic concert. Plus, meet and greet with the artists, healthy cooking demos from Common Threads and samples form Lifeway and Quaker. RSVP to [email protected]
Lincoln Logs, Ludwig drums and Harmony guitars were all made and shipped along the Bloomingdale Rail Line. Learn about the rich manufacturing history and make some ingenious toys and musical instruments to take home. Part of Trail Mix, a free monthly series of family events and conversations about The 606. http://the606.org/
Celebrate the opening weekend of "The Guardians of the Galaxy" with comic drawing classes, CGI photo ops, comic legend appearances and more. Tickets for classes need to be purchased in advance.
Free one-hour dance lessons by professional instructors and two hours of live music and dancing are presented as a part of the largest annual outdoor dancing series in the U.S. Highlights include Chicha Libre (Psychedelic Cumbia), House DJ nights with DJ Alan King and DJ Terry Hunter and many more sessions.
A summer long fun festival featuring interactive activities, arts and crafts and games for kids. Highlights include daily appearances by Wiggleworms instructors at 10 a.m., daily reading circle at 11 a.m. and Movement Music Mondays at 1 p.m.
Includes Aztec dancing, local art exhibit, craft workshop, a children's area with read-out-loud sessions, free books, games and educational activities, Civil Rights of Immigrants Booth, College Fair, live entertainment, Pilsen School Expo, indoor soccer tournaments, free health screenings and food vendor.
Festival features more than 130 juried artists from around
the world. Live music, great food and fun activities for kids,
including an art scavenger hunt.