Festival includes cooking demonstrations by celebrity
chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a
special Chipotle festival menu, and other activities emphasizing
fresh and affordable food made with sustainable
A Kids' Zone features crafts and activities.
When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Explore the exhibition Zarina: Paper Like Skin to discover work by the artist, Zarina, achieved through relief printing with textured natural materials on handmade paper. Return to the studio to experiment with materials and create your own artwork to take home. Registration required.When: 2-4 p.m.
The first Saturday of each month, the Smart offers a drop-in program of hands-on art activities and tours that encourage children and parents to engage in some creative looking. See the schedule of upcoming activities. Art-making supplies and other materials are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.When: 1-4 p.m.
Navy Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees serve as docents in the U-505 Submarine exhibit, answering questions about the U-505 as well as the Navy.When: 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Redmoon and its collaborators will be leading free workshops for community members. In these workshops, community members will be invited to learn the art of spoken word, drumming, and key elements of public performance in an effort to create authentic, unexpected urban celebrations. The Bucket Boys, a six person drum troupe composed of talented teenagers from the South Side, will lead community members in their unique style of drumming.When: 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Features excerpts from most popular programs, including Creative Movement classes, yoga for kids and parents, ballet, modern, hip hop, jazz, tap and musical theater. Stay after class to meet the youth dance faculty.When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Circus In The Parks, featuring Chicago's Midnight Circus, a high-flying assortment of acrobats, aerialists, clowns, contortionists and even a dog tour Chicago parks under a brand new purple and blue little big top. To purchase tickets visit www.CircusInTheParks.org.When: 2 p.m. Sept. 7; 1 p.m. Sept. 8
Activities and games for all ages, music, food and fun. Includes obstacle courses, sports, mini golf and cupcakes walk, pumpkins, DJ Phil and a photo booth. Smoke Daddy will be catering, plus cupcakes by Dominicks, popcorn, Go-Go Squeezer Station, Treat Table by Trader Joes and Coffee from PNC.When: 1-5 p.m.
Free mini-versions of tap, classical Indian dance, Bollywood, contemporary jazz, African dance, Latin and ballroom, hip-hop, soul swing, reggae soul, modern dance and more.When: Check website for schedule
Brand new exhibit is dedicated to the special animals in our lives. Kids can become their favorite animal, crawl in, out and around a child-sized pet home, and share stories about the pets in their life. Parents can learn the benefits of pets and pet play, and access resources for choosing appropriate family pets.Cost: Free with admission