In addition to having a fabulous lineup of Chicago-based musicians and Chicago craft beer, our inaugural Andersonville City Made Fest will also feature a diverse marketplace of artists and small producers creating their work right in the city of Chicago! We are really excited about this group; most have never done Midsommarfest so this will be their first taste of the awesome Andersonville street festival environment.
First, a HUGE thank you to our fantastic sponsors. The SoFo Tap has been holding down the fort south of Foster for years now, and they are so excited about bringing this new event to their neck of the woods. Andersonville Wine & Spirits has been a mainstay on the corner of Foster & Clark, and they carry many of the local brewers being featured at City Made Fest. I-Go Car Sharing is truly homegrown and has been helping Chicago residents go car-less for years and they will be at the festival with great deals for new members. Crew Bar & Grill is getting ready to undergo a major face lift, and they invite you to become a Beer God and sample their huge selection of great brew. And, of course, our two sponsors who will be serving their delicious product at City Made Fest – Revolution Brewing and Lagunitas Brewing Co.
Brew Camp – Homebrew kits, ingredient kits, t-shirts, “beer” soap and spent-grain dog treats.
Brynn Capella – Leather handbags and accessories
ChuYuWear – Screen-printed shirts, ceramics, jewelry and wooden crafts.
Crescent Moon Henna – Henna body art.
Ground Up Press – Screen printed art prints, silkscreen posters.
Hilary’s Cookies – Handmade vegan cookies, macaroons and cookie inspired desserts.
Imaginary Girl Jewelry – Handmade Jewelry
Jo Snow – Handcrafted syrups and sodas, snow cones
Jules – Handcrafted jewelry, customized initial pendants
Julie Murphy – Paintings
Katherine Anne Confections – Artisan truffles, caramels & marshmellows.
Koval Distillery – Locally produced whiskey, spirits and liqueurs
Madame Platypus – Crocheted animals, cards, and prints.
Moss – Furniture utilizing reclaimed wood and local materials.
Owl Shadow Puppets – Shadow puppets, night lights, cards, Halloween decorations and bags, pillows.
RedAva Designs – Handcrafted jewelry
Reformado Photography – Coasters, magnets, ornaments, pendants, and tiles.
REUSE FIRST – Liquor and beer bottle candles, screen printed posters and cards.
Ronda Ruby Ceramics – Cermaic wheel-thrown lamps and fabric, wood and wicker lampshades.
Salted Caramel – Sweet & savory candies, cookies and frozen treats.
Shawna Smith Handmade – Eco-friendly gifts for babies and kids
Something Beautiful – Recycled teacup and travel tin candles, vegan soap, reversible resin jewelry.
Sparenga Photography – Photographic prints, framed prints.
StellaLily Studio – Hand transfered tile coasters from original photographs.
Stylish Girl – Handmade jewelry.
Sun Sea Sky Designs – Handmade jewelry
Terri Horning – Paintings
Two Sister Designs – Handmade jewelry, pressed flower and bird pendants
Urban Orchard – Various Chicago based food producers sold at Urban Orchard
Wallish Wonders Unrivaled Cookies – Handmade gourmet cookies, including the caffeinated cashew cookie.
We also have some great Chicago food vendors as well – more about that next week!
Thank you for all of your support and excitement Andersonville – we are looking forward to another great weekend in Andersonville at City Made Fest!
Andersonville City Made Fest will take place Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 on Clark Street from Argyle St. to Carmen Ave. (5000-5100 N). The hours are 12:00 noon – 9:00 pm both days. A suggested donation of $5 benefits the Andersonville Development Corporation and its mission to foster sustainable community and economic development in the Andersonville neighborhood. For more information, visit www.andersonvilledevcorp.org.