10+ Issues To Do In Chicago This Weekend


CHICAGO — From town’s solely 3D chalk fest to out of doors jazz concert events and a Pilsen arts and crafts honest, there’s one thing for everybody this weekend in Chicago.

Listed here are 11 occasions occurring throughout town:

4-10 p.m. Saturday, 4-9 p.m. Sunday

2200 block of West Superior Road

Ukrainian Village Fest returns this weekend with dance and music performances, meals, beer and extra. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youngsters, with proceeds benefitting Assist Heroes of Ukraine, a neighborhood nonprofit that’s offering help and provides to Ukrainian troopers and other people in Ukraine.

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

Senior Residents Memorial Park, 2228 N. Oakley Ave.

The Bucktown Arts Fest will characteristic about 170 artists from throughout the Midwest promoting work, ceramics, jewellery, images and rather more. There will even be two stay music levels, one that includes jazz musicians and the opposite an eclectic vary of native bands and solo performers. Admission is free.

4-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

Halsted Road from Adams to Van Buren

The three-day fest alongside Halsted Road celebrates Greek tradition with meals, stay music and extra leisure. It’s free to attend, however there’s a $7 instructed donation.

Credit score: Supplied
Style of Greektown, Chicago’s hottest Greektown competition, returns this August.

6-8:30 p.m. Sunday

Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St.

This touring efficiency by the North American Institute for Mexican Development is bringing Mexican custom and tradition to Millennium Park. Take pleasure in folklore introduced by means of conventional dances and regional mariachi and banda music.

4-6:30 p.m. Sunday

St. Moses The Black Parish, 331 E. 71st St.

Deliver your garden chairs to this free occasion and luxuriate in a night of free jazz music by Thaddeus Tukes. Foods and drinks will likely be in the stores.

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday

Howard Road between Paulina and Ashland

Chicago’s solely chalk artwork competition is returning this weekend with stay music, an interactive dance efficiency, meals and retail distributors and extra.

Credit score: Supplied/Chris Guillen
Chalk Howard Road returns Aug. 27 after two years of being on-line.

5-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-8:45 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday

Chinatown Sq.

This three-day group fest options dancing, music, avenue vogue, meals, visible arts and cultural actions. Admission is free.

6-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday

Grant Park, 601 S. Michigan Ave.

Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome on the SummerDance sequence. There will likely be classes from professionals, an open dance and stay music.

6-9 p.m. Friday

Creativeness Home, 6407 S. Honore St.

This free open mic sequence goals to be “a secure area for enjoyable and creative expression.” It’s hosted by JazStarr and Isaiah Thoughtpoet Veney and options artist Inventory Marley. The Considerable Chi mutual help group will even settle for donations on the occasion.

5 p.m. Sunday

South Merrill Neighborhood Backyard, 7030 S. Merrill Ave.

The Mira Raven Sextet is performing this weekend as a part of a South Shore group backyard’s free summer season jazz sequence, which wraps up this weekend. The backyard opens an hour earlier than the efficiency for excursions, and company ought to deliver their very own garden chair or seating. To RSVP to the occasion by means of Fb, click on right here.

In case of rain, the present will likely be rescheduled to six p.m. Wednesday.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

18th Road between Paulina Road and Ashland Avenue

Native artists and makers will line the road for this second annual occasion in Pilsen, which helps the BIPOC Artist Vendor group and the Pilsen Arts and Neighborhood Home Group. Admission is free, and donations are welcome.

Subscribe to Block Membership Chicago, an impartial, 501(c)(3), journalist-run newsroom. Each dime we make funds reporting from Chicago’s neighborhoods.

Click on right here to help Block Membership with a tax-deductible donation. 

Thanks for subscribing to Block Membership Chicago, an impartial, 501(c)(3), journalist-run newsroom. Each dime we make funds reporting from Chicago’s neighborhoods. Click on right here to help Block Membership with a tax-deductible donation.

Take heed to “It’s All Good: A Block Membership Chicago Podcast”:



Supply hyperlink