Fall is in the air. Get out and enjoy the changing of the seasons this weekend while you stroll the streets of local Chicago neighborhood art festivals.
Lakeview East Festival of the Arts
Up and down Broadway this weekend, from Belmont to Hawthorne, 150 juried artists will have exhibits to browse, explore and buy. From paintings to sculptures, photography, furniture and jewelry, the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts is sure to have pieces for everyone to admire. Admission is free but donations are encouraged at the gate.
For more information: lakevieweastfestivalofthearts.com
Friday, September 11th:
Kick off Concert and Preview of the Festival: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.*
Saturday, September 12th:
Festival of the Arts: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Music: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.*
Sunday, September 13th:
Festival of the Arts: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Music: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.*
Andersonville City Made Fest
Marvel at the homegrown artistry of the local Chicago flavor. Andersonville City Made Fest, located on Clark Street between Argyle and Carmen (5000-5100N), is an annual event that showcases all things local. From businesses, brewers, performers, music, artists and food makers, this is one fest that it truly snitched together with the fabric of the Windy City. Admission is free, however, a $5 donation that will benefit the Andersonville Development Corporation and eco-Andersonville is encouraged.
For more information: andersonville.org/events/andersonville-city-made-fest/
Saturday, September 12th: Noon-9pm
Sunday, September 13th: Noon-7pm
Oak Brook Fall Festival of Fine Art
If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city this weekend, swing over to the Oak Brook neighborhood for their annual Fall Festival of Fine Arts. Located at the open-air Oak Brook Shopping Center, which happens to be conveniently surrounded by many area favorite restaurants and retail shops, the art fest will feature juried artist and artwork, as well as live demos, live music, interactive activities for kids, and much more. Admission and parking are both free for this event.
For more information: https://amdurproductions.com/fall-festival-of-fine-art/
Saturday, September 12th: 10am-6pm
Sunday, September 13th: 11am-6pm