Kick-start your holiday shopping with French flare! The 14th Annual Lycée French Market transforms Chicago’s French international school into a market filled with local and French artisans selling home décor, jewelry, apparel, gourmet food and more. Guests also enjoy its Bistro with its menu of authentic French recipes.
RedAvaDesigns is kicking off the holiday season with two great events.
On Sunday, November 11, I’ll be returning to the Emanuel Congregation Holiday Market, 5959 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, 10am-3pm. From hand-crafted jewelry and accessories, kids’ items, soaps, textiles, home and paper goods, photography to edible goods, you’re sure to find unique gifts at this fun, family-friendly event, as well as supporting local artisans and vendors. Admission and parking in the attached lot are free.
Friday, November 16 marks the opening of the Evanston Art Center’s 16th Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo, at 1717 Central Street in Evanston, where I’ll have select jewelry for sale. The Expo will feature original work by more than 100 selected artisans, featuring jewelry, fiber, metal, ceramics, glass, painting, photography, mixed-media, and much more. Expo Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-9pm; Sat-Sun 9am-4pm; November 16 (opening day preview party) 6-9pm. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Art Center.
Looking forward to seeing you this holiday season!
My final outdoor event of 2018 is one of my favorites! I’ll be at the 6th Annual Edgewater Arts Festival, September 29-30, 1030-1140 W. Granville Avenue, between Broadway & Sheridan, from 11am-6pm.
I’ll be at booth #67 on Granville, just east of the Granville Red Line.
Please join RedAvaDesigns at the 17th Annual Ravenswood ArtWalk, Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 15-16, 11am until 6pm. RAW is a dynamic celebration of arts and industry featuring over 300 artists and 50 attractions. We will be in booth #xx, at the outdoor RAW Street Fest, on Ravenswood (between Belle Plaine and Berteau), in front of the Domestic Linens Building.
And on Friday, Sept. 21, from 6pm until 9pm, I’ll be joining Sfizi, a shoe and clothing boutique at 4827 N. Damen, for Damen At Night. The businesses of Damen Avenue in Lincoln Square put on an after-hours party featuring treats, entertainment, and special products for one night only. Sfizi specializes in unique, hard-to-find shoes from all over the world.
RedAvaDesigns is excited to be back at the 33rd Annual Bucktown Arts Festival, at Holstein Park, 2200 N. Oakley Avenue, August 25-26, from 11am-7pm. We‘ll be at booth 110 on Lyndale Avenue, just east of Western.
The Bucktown Arts Fest is a non-profit, all-volunteer run, neighborhood celebration of the arts, also featuring food/beverages, music, performance, and kid’s activities. All proceeds from the fest go to fund and develop arts and music programming at Holstein Park and in the Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhoods. Admission is free.
I hope to see you this weekend!
To view or download a program and map of the fest, click here: http://bucktownartsfest.com/
This Saturday and Sunday, August 18-19, I’ll be back at one of my favorite events, the Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival! The fest takes place at the intersection of Morse and Glenwood Avenues in Rogers Park, from 11am-9pm. My booth number is 146 on Morse (north side of the street), just west of Glenwood.
The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) is a free, weekend-long arts festival that features 100+ artists, open studios, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages. Experience art of all disciplines, music, theater, food and drink on the cobblestone streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago’s historic Rogers Park neighborhood.
I hope to see you this coming weekend!
RedAvaDesigns will be at the Glenview Art League 65th Annual Summer Art Fair on Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th, 2018 from 11:00 AM TO 5:00 PM. It is held on the grounds of Lyons School, on the corner of Lake Street and Waukegan Road in Glenview, IL.
The fair is volunteer run and helps support area art programs for adults and children through the Glenview Art League.
Hope you’re having a great summer and hope to see you there!
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RedAvaDesigns will be participating with the Evanston Art Center as part of the Evanston Chamber Artisan Summerfest. The North Shore’s largest and oldest (30 years) art fair includes 125 juried artists. It takes place this Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24, 11am to 6pm both days, on Sherman between Davis and Clark Streets. I hope you’ll visit me at the Evanston Art Center’s group tent, located on Church Street at Sherman Avenue!
RedAvaDesigns will be participating with Remix Chicago as part of the 20th Annual Wells Street Art Festival Festival. The festival includes 225 juried artists, and takes place this Saturday and Sunday, June 9-10, 10am to dusk both days, on Wells Street between North Avenue and Division. Remix Chicago is Chicago’s first festival featuring art that’s drawn from outside the margins: A refreshing remix of indie and craft art made from handmade, recycled, and found materials. Please visit us at the Remix tent, located at Scott and Wells Streets!