Features live entertainment, competitions for Best in Show Irish Dogs and Best Lookin’ Men’s Legs in a Kilt, Irish food, Sunday morning mass and arts and crafts, face painting, tattoos and a village-wide Leprechaun Hunt for the wee ones.
Featuring artisans, live entertainment, carnival and a parade on
Sunday at 1 p.m. Check website for detailed schedule.
Experience a re-created 1890s country fair for the whole family at this living-history farm. Take in entertainment like a flea circus and an acrobatic performance. Join in games, hop on a horse-drawn hayride and more.
Community members collaborate with artist Rachel Slotnick to create a 200-foot long mural on the CTA’s Blue Line/Logan Square stop.
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.
Event features movements and songs by the Miss Lori of Miss Lori’s CAMPUS and dialogic reading by WTTW’s tour manager, Mr. Brandon. Plus, interactive games that helps create excitement about reading. Following every 60 minute show, WTTW gives each child a bag comprised of special learning materials, resources for parents and caregivers, and a book. Check website for locations throughout the summer.
The WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van educates parents and children about proper nutrition and delivers that message in a fun, interactive, two-hour performance that includes stretching, dancing, singing, healthy food sampling, and one-on-one nutritional guidance and education. Each performance is lead by Miss Lori of Miss Lori’s CAMPUS and WTTW’s Mr. Brandon. Plus, an appearance and photo op with Arthur. Each event takes place within the "WTTW Kids Village" which has a stage area, sampling canopies, and a learning tent.
Explore the plants and animals in aquatic habitats. Use scientific tools to look at tiny critters living under water, find out what makes water plants different from land plants, and more. Activities vary from week to week.
The Labor Day Weekend tradition showcases Chicago's vast jazz talent along national and international artists to entertain, encourage and educate a jazz audience of all ages with live musical performances in the Chicago Cultural Center and Millennium Park.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater brings Shakespeare, free for
all, to community parks across Chicago in July and August, Visitors
to the parks will enjoy a 75-minute, daylight production of
Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." For more information and
performance locations, visit chicagoshakes.com/parks.