Andersonville Sidewalk Sale Hours: July 22-24

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Our Summer Sidewalk Sale features 3 days and 29 businesses! See below of hours and items per business.

Akira
Number of Years Participating: 3
Sale Items: Womens clothing, shoes and accessories
Sale Hours: July 22-23:10am-9pm, and July 24:11am-7pm

Alamo Shoes
Number of Years Participating: 40
Sale Items: Shoes, shoes and more shoes!
Sale Hours: July 22 9am-8pm, July 23 9am-6pm, and July 24 10am-6pm

Andersonville Antiques
Number of Years Participating: 10
Sale Items: Jewelry, Rugs Garden Items
Sale Hours: July 22-23 11am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Andersonville Galleria
Number of Years Participating: 8
Sale Items: Sales on select local art, clothing, jewelry, housewares, and more. Face painting Saturday and Sunday.
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-8pm, July 23 11am-7pm, and July 24 11am-6pm

Brimfield
Number of Years Participating: 8
Sale Items: Up to 50% off furniture
Sale Hours: July 22-24, 10am-7pm daily

Chicago Dance Supply
Number of Years Participating: 14
Sale Items: 15% off regular priced items including ballroom and ballet dancewear. Excludes all tango and consignment.
Sale Hours: July 22 10am-7pm, July 23 10am-5:30pm, and July 24 10am-4pm

Chiro One Wellness Centers
Number of Years Participating: 5
Sale Items: Spinal health and postural screenings, stress assessments and education on symptoms.
Sale Hours: Tent will be set up in Chiro One parking lot all weekend! Take a break from the heat under the shade.

Crossroads Trading
Sale Items: Clothing and accessories
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Foursided Custom Framing Gallery
Sale Items: Deals on frames and more!
Sale Hours: July 22-23 10am-7pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Gus Giordano Dance
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Jameson Loves Danger
Number of Years Participating: 2
Sale Items: Dog & Cat Apparel, Food, Treats, and Toys
Sale Hours: July 22-23 9am-8pm, and July 24 10am-7pm

La Colombe
Sale Items: Nitro Ethiopia Ardi cold brew and Spiced Cascara Limeade for $2.50 a piece!
Sale/Outside Hours: July 23-24 9am-5pm

Marguerite Gardens
Number of Years Participating: 6
Sale Items: Vases, pottery, gift items, Christmas items
Sale Hours: July 22-23 10am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

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Sale/Outside Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Milk Handmade
Number of Years Participating: 5
Sale Items: Buy One Get One Half Off on all Sale Merchandise, + tons of new markdowns
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-7pm, and July 23-24 10am-7pm

Murray & White
Number of Years Participating: 2
Sale Items: 60% Off Clearance Items, 30-50% Off Lamps, 20% Off Rug & Furniture Orders, 25% Off Antiques, 10% Off Candles, 20% Off Mirros & Wall Art, 10-50% Off Accessories
Sale Hours: July 22-23, 10am-8pm, and July 24 10am-6pm

Notice
Number of Years Participating: 3
Sale Items: Incredible Savings on Clothing, Accessories, Personal Care, Baby Gifts and so much more!
Sale Hours: July 22, 10:30am-7pm, and July 23-24 10am-6pm

Orange Shoe Personal Fitness
Number of Years Participating: First year!
Sale Items:In-home memberships and personal training
Sale Hours:
Hours vary. Visit our table outside of our storefront this weekend!

Presence Women’s Clothing
Sale Items: Women’s clothing and accessories
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

The Runner’s Edge
Number of Years Participating: 3
Sale Items: Running shoes, athletic apparel
Sale Hours: July 22, 10am-7pm, July 23, 9:30am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Scout
Sale Items: Furniture
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Sparkles Fine Jewelry
Number of Years Participating: 3
Sale Items: Men’s bracelets, jewelry cleaner, sterling silver pieces
Sale Hours: July 22, 11am-6:30pm, July 23-24 11am-5pm

Spex now a part of MyEyeDr.
Sale Hours: Hours vary. Please see website.

Swedish American Museum
Number of Years Participating: 12
Sale Items: Outside: a variety of Swedish new and vintage, Inside the Store speials include 25% off of Christmas items and 20% off of all Dala horse items.
Sale Hours: July 22, 10am-4pm, July 23-24 11am-4pm

Terry’s Toffee at the Andersonville Galleria
Number of Years Participating: 1
Sale Items: All of our Toffee will be on special. 1/4#’s 2 for $15, 1/2#’s 2 for $25 and our WackerPop $8
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-8pm, July 23 11am-7pm, and July 24 11am-6pm

Toys et Cetera
Number of Years Participating: 10
Sale Items: 20-50% off select games, arts & crafts, building toys
Sale Hours: July 22 9:30am-7pm, July 23 9:30am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Turley Road
Number of Years Participating: 27
Sale Items: Women’s clothing, shoes, bags and jewelry
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-7pm, July 23 11am-6pm, and July 24 11am-5pm

Women & Children First
Number of Years Participating: 25
Sale Items: Used books
Sale Hours: July 22 11am-9pm, July 23 10am-7pm, and July 24 11am-6pm

The Wooden Spoon
Number of Years Participating: 13
Sale Items: Various items
Sale Hours: July 23 10am-6pm, and July 24 12am-5pm


Celebrating Father’s Day in Andersonville

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Andersonville has plenty of great dining and shopping ideas for Father’s Day this weekend, but a select number of businesses want to help you make this weekend extra memorable!

Celebrate Early

Giordano’s Andersonville
Sam Adams Crafted Beer Dinner

5207 N Clark
Thursday, June 16 | 6-9PM
Buy Tickets Now!

Bring Dad to Giordano’s of Andersonville for an evening of Sam Adams small-batch and limited release beers, and a specialty crafted menu for the second Sam Adams Beer Dinner. Dad can enjoy five carefully selected Sam Adams varieties sampled alongside delicious and fresh food items specially crafted by the talented Giordano’s chefs. Some of the enticing pairs include:

· Spicy Korean chicken with cucumber kimchee alongside a rare German-style, Got to Gose (one of 4 restaurants in Chicago to carry this specialty beer)
· Extra thin pizza with roasted pear, bacon, balsamic onion and bleu cheese, served with Angry Orchard: Stone Dry
· White ale caramelized chicken leg served alongside a Nitro White Ale
· Shrimp, citrus and avocado salad pairs nicely with the flavor profile of the Summer Ale
· Pulled pork sandwich with Coney Island BBQ Sauce & slaw pairs with contemporary flavors, such as the Coney Island Hard Root Beer
All five of these creative pairings are sure to please both foodies and beer lovers alike, making for a feel-good experience.

Tickets are $29.95 per person and include all five tasting stations for the entirety of the two hour event (6 to 9PM), plus a Sam Adams pint glass to take home. The tasting will take place upstairs at the Andersonville location, starting at 6PM. After the event, all Sam Adams draft beer will be available at the bar for $2 for the remainder of the night.

Give the Gift of Entertainment

Barrel of Monkeys
Half price tickets for dads at That’s Weird, Grandma for the show on Monday, June 20
Performances at 5153 N. Ashland
Click here for tickets and use code DADSATGRANDMA

That’s Weird, Grandma is a variety show of short sketches and songs adapted from stories written by students in Barrel of Monkeys’ arts education programs. The weekly show, now in its 15th year, runs the gamut from clever and funny to touching and poignant, and includes live music, original song-and-dance numbers, wigs and props galore, and a rotating cast of talented professional actors who celebrate the imaginations of children through this raucous performance.

Celebrating on Father’s Day – Sunday, June 19

Andies Restaurant
5253 N. Clark
This year we will pick up your dad’s tab!
 Join us on Brunch Buffet or for dinner. Valid when four or more entrees are ordered. Not valid with any other offers. Valid only on Father’s Day. Andies Restaurant is a family owned and operated. Andies has a caring and professional staff that know the meaning of keeping our guests very happy!

Cantina 1910
5025 N. Clark
Complimentary mini blueberry masa muffin for all dads joining us for Sunday Brunch! Valid from 8am – 3pm during Sunday Brunch. Make reservations!

Foursided
5061 N. Clark St.
Serving iced tea & pretzels all day while you shop!

The T-Shirt Deli
1482 W. Berwyn
20% off merchandise for all fathers on Father’s Day!


2016 Midsommarfest Vendors

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Bold = Andersonville Local Vendors

Artists

Artery Ink

B- Rustik

Brian Mancl Photography: Black and White Photography- Landscapes, City Scapes, and Images Photographed in Studio

Broad Street: Handmade jewelry, raw crystals and specimens, zodiac constellation pendants,bracelets, and necklaces

Centro Mundo Craft: Embroidered Woman’s Clothin, Native bamboo jewelry, Knitted hats and scarves

Chandler Candle Co: Handmade soy candles

Chicago Dye Works: Tie dye clothing, men’s women’s and youth’s long sleeve and short sleeve T shirts and women’s fitted tops

Chicatolia: Handmade leather journals keychains, sandals, bracelets, silver jewelry, copper jewelry, costume jewelry

Chitown Clothing: Chicago related tees, swatshirts, totes, throw pillows

Chris Knight Creations

Circa Ceramics: Decorative Ceramics

City Alive Art

Crescent Moon Henna: Natural Henna, no chemicals

Earth Cadets: Organic hand-dyed and hand screen printed tote bags; organic screen printed clothing for babies, children, adult, pillows, flour sack towels

Edgar Solorzano Art

Enfiniti Design: Tshirts and art with the Chicago skyline

Fento Eyewear

Folklore Crafts: Crafts from Ecudor

Formatografia: Photography printed on a variety of materials including framed prints, metal, canvas, wood, hand painted mixed medium canvases and glass

Fred Locher: Handmade handbags made from natural materials

Go Jump in the Lake: Hand made rustic beach equipment

Ground Up Press: Hand screenprinted art prints and relief prints, hand printed shirts

Imaginary Girl Jewelry & Vintage: Necklaces,earrings, bracelets, rings, pins, vintage books made into clocks

Indigenous Artworks: Handmade beaded jewelry, handmade clothing, sterling silver

Joe Mills Illustration: Chicago themed screen printed posters

Just for Dogs: Personalized handmade dog collars, pet ID tags and dog treats

KFroet Designs

Mia’s Wish, Inc.: Handmade soap, lip balms, and body butters, natural perfume

Mistura Timepieces/Monica Zanetti Art: Original Paintings- Paint on Canvas, Paint on Wood, High Quality Tin Prints- prints from original artwork from Monica Zanetti, Magnets with Prints of Monica Zanetti’s original work,Notebooks and Greeting Cards with prints of Monica Zanetti’s original work

Nepal Line

Powers Handcrafted Jewelery

Real. Soaps.

Reuse First

Scott Fincher Photography: Limited edition, museum grade archival digital photos

Shiri Daniella: Handmade jewelry, mosaics, wire wrapped, gemstones

Sophisticated Pup

The Sign Post: Custom made Street Signs with Your Name

Transit Tees: Transit tees products

Unpretentious Art

UrbanArtChicago

Merchants

A La Card Chicago: Card Chicago restaurant deck, each card describes a Chicago chef

Baizaar

Baraka Ethnic Jewelry: Jewelry-Silk Clothing-Wall Hangings/Tablecloths, Belts, Figurines/Statuettes

Big Skinny Wallets/ Design 9000: Leather wallets, stainless steel jewelry

Brownstone Antiques: Antiques & Collectibles

Canine Social Club LLC: Dog treats, toys, chews, and bones

Chicago Futsal Academy

Clark Street Sports: Chicago sports merch, sunglasses, fedoras

Cranky Pickle: Mini illustrations inside Bottle caps made into Jewelry, Mixed Media & acrylic paintings on records, VHS, cassette, floppy disks and mini canvas

Crossroads Trading

Cutco Cutlery

Foot Path Trading Col Silver jewelry, tapestries, clothing and hats, purses

FuturGarb: Sunglasses, hats, wallets, id cases, scarves, bandanas, bags, backpacks

Healthmate International LLC: Tens unite massager, heating pads and selfie sticks

Jameson Loves Danger: Dog toys, collars, leashes

JP Amusements & Gaming

Judy’s: Sunglasses and jewelry

Kopi Cafe: Handcrafted jewelry, clothing, bags, artifacts

Metals Jewelry: Sterling silver jewelry

Midwestern Solutions: Mini Massager

Murray & White: Home Accessories, Gifts, Candles and Furniture

Nectar of the Vine: Wine frappe (slushy mixes)- pre packaged gourmet; Food mixes- 1/$12, 3/$30, 6/$50, 13/$100; Sampling only- 1 oz souffle cup non alcoholic; Wine slushy samples

Nomadic Ant: Hilltribe silver, leather hip packs, and jewelry, brass and bead designs

Orange Theory Fitness

Out Of Africa: African Baskets and African Bead Jewelry, batik, dresses and wall hangings

Rad Vintage Inc.: Vintage clothes, toys, games, and sunglasses

Rudraksha Imports: Blouses, purses, t-shirts, jewelry

Scout: Urban antiques

Sir Spa: Pre Book Spa Services

Solola: Hand batik and embroidered clothing, accessories, jewelry

Sparkles Fine Jewlery: Leather bracelets, women’s necklaces

Suns Out Tank Shop: Hilltribe patterned tanks and shorts for men and women

Urban Pooch Canine Life Center: Dog treats, magnets, water & food bowls, dog ice cream

Non-Profits

About Face Theatre: Information about Theatre and Plays

Babes With Blades: Active in Andersonville performing arts, referring audiences to Andersonville businesses for pre and post show entertainment

Bethany Retirement Home

Chicago Filmmakers

Chicago Metropolitan Sports Assn: Largest non-profit GLBT sports organization- welcomes players regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Equality Illinois: Secure, protect, defend equal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gendered people in IL, distribute info, register voters, sign up member and volunteers

Felines and Canines: No-Kill animal shelter

Human Rights Campaign: HRC Caps, Bags for purchase with membership

It’s A Pittie Rescue: Pitbull Rescue

Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles, Inc.: Lakeside Pride is a musical organization committed to the education of the public at large about the positive aspects of metropolitan Chicago LGBT community through public musical performances and workshops

Lambda Legal Defense: Informing Community of Civil Rights of LGBT Community

LGBT Chamber of Commerce of IL

North Park University

One Tail At a Time

Project Lydia

Proud To Run: Applications for 10K Race & Info

Salon Echo: Table and chair massages, braids, short hair cuts, hair chalking. Suggested donation with profits going to Care For Real

St. Philip Lutheran School

State Senator Heather Steans: Outreach for State and County Government

Swedish American Museum: Free admission to museum, children’s craft activities outside and museum store will have a table with swedish items from museum store

Tree House Humane Society: Feature info on programs and services, selling handmade cat toys, cat care items, tshirts, books

Urban Village Church: Pass out info (brochures, business cards). Sign ups for giveaways

Windy City Performing Arts: Literature / Promote / Sell CDs

Promotions

1st Family Dental

Advanced Spine & Sports Care: Chiropractic screening

Chicago Medical Cannabis Association

Cremation Society of IL: Cremation of Animals

DWD Renovation: Display posters, tile samples, promote business

DWEYE

Goode Plumbing LLC

The Guesthouse Hotel

Jord Inc.

North & Hudson

North Side Community Federal Credit Union

Orange Shoe Fitness

Pearachute

Pickle’s Playroom & Salon

The Strawberry Patch

Thierry Inc.

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2016 Midsommarfest Food & Drink

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Bold = Andersonville Local Vendor

Food

Al Gelato Chicago

Andies Restaurant
Gyros, Falafel, Chicken Kabobs, Spinach Pie

Calo Restaurant
Cheese Pizza, Pepperoni Pizza, Sausage Pizza

Churro Factory

Creative Cooking
Polish Links/Brats, Corn Dogs, Nachos, Funnel Cakes, Burgers, Boneless Ribs

Dalia’s Cocina
Puerto Rican Steak Sandwiches

Doughy Delights
Eggles edible cookie dough (4 flavors), can also be made into cookies

Genoa Italian Concessions
Main Items: 10’ grilled Italian sausage $8 • Italian beef $7 • Bratwurst $6 •  Hamburger $5 •  Cheeseburger $6 •  Italian burger $7 • Double Cheeseburger $8
Side Items: Homemade chips $7 • Nachos $5 • Jumbo butterfly shrimp $7 •  Mozzarella sticks $7 • Chicken strips $7 • Fries $5 • Cheese fries $7
Additional Items: Funnel Cakes $7 • Hot Dogs $3 • Corn Dogs $5 • Chicken Parmesan $7 •  Eggplant Parmesan $7 • Soda and Water $2 • Lemonade $6

Hamburger Mary’s
Mini Cheeseburgers and vegan burgers, mini pulled port sandwiches, cheese curds

Home Bakery
Polish platter $12 • Polish Sausage $10
• Pierogis $10
• Stuffed cabbage $6 ”

La Bomba Restaurant

LC PHO Restaurant

Lee Concessions
Funnel cakes $7 • Corn dogs $5 or $7 • Grilled chicken on a stick or Orange chicken with veggie rice $8 or $9 • Chicken tenders with fries $7 • Shaved ice or lemonade $5 • Cheese fries/ Bucket cheese fries with bacon $5 or $9 • Deep fried oreos, snickers, twinkies $5

Quang Noodle Restaurant
Egg rolls, pad thai, fried rice, chicken on a stick, crab rangoon, veggie tempura, soda

Reza’s Restaurant
Hummas with Rice, Falafel Beef Kabab, Persian Salad, Eggplant Steak

The Strawberry Patch

Suzie’s Fun Foods
Corn Dog, Hot Dog, Coconut Shrimp, Hamburger, Funnel Cake, Potato skins, Cheddar Curds, Lemonade

The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor

The Goddess and Grocer

Vincent
Arancini-heirloom tomato BLT with pork belly pork shoulder steamed lamb sausage

Noodle Zone
Egg rolls, Fried rice

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2016 Midsommarfest Kids’ Activities

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On the Summerdale Stage

11:00AM: The pH Comedy Theater presents Adventure Library
12:00PM: Mission Propelle: Girl Power Yoga
12:30PM: Jameson Loves Danger Pet Parade and Costume Contest
1:30PM: Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

In the Alamo Shoes Family Fun Area

Giant Slide

The Ghost Ship Galleon

11-5pm College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors: Face Painting!

11-5pm Mission Propelle: Mission Propelle empowers girls through an after-school program (now available at Peirce!) combining yoga, reading, and mentoring. Join us at Midsommarfest for free family yoga, face painting, and coloring!

11-5pm Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop: Celebrating its 11th year at Midsommarfest, Dream Big  brings craft activities, photo booth fun, and special discounts for its camps – and will also be performing each day on the Summerdale stage. Performances include a teaser from this summer’s production of “Seussical,” excerpts from last year’s “Annie,” and individual talents and games.

11am-1pm Dabble Kids: Cardz for Kids! Create handmade greetings to send to hospitalized children around the globe from right here at Midsommarfest.
1-4pm roaming: Disney princesses

1:00-2:30pm Design Dance: Design Dance offers affordable, accessible arts programming at schools and community centers around Chicagoland for ages 2-12! We’re pleased to offer dance and craft activities at the Midsommarfest for Andersonville residents! Stop by and dance with us.

2:00*-5pm Chicago Futsal Academy: Chicago Futsal Academy is an indoor soccer facility in the Andersonville neighborhood that strives to provide players from beginners to advanced a friendly environment for training, recreational programs and competitive futsal all year-round. Our talented soccer coaches will demonstrate some soccer tricks.Please join us as we kick around the ball and learn more about our available programs designed for the whole family to enjoy.

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On the Summerdale Stage

11:00AM: The pH Comedy Theater presents Adventure Library
12:00PM: Andersonville Suzuki Academy
1:00PM: Dr. Cool & Pride
2:00PM: Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop
2:30PM: Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center Agility and Training Demo
3:30PM: Mission Propelle: Girl Power Yoga
4:00PM: Laura Doherty and the Heartbeats

In the Alamo Shoes Family Fun Area

Giant Slide

The Ghost Ship Galleon

11-5pm College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors: Face Painting!

11-5pm Mission Propelle: Mission Propelle empowers girls through an after-school program (now available at Peirce!) combining yoga, reading, and mentoring. Join us at Midsommarfest for free family yoga, face painting, and coloring!

11-5pm Dream Big Performing Arts WorkshopCelebrating its 11th year at Midsommarfest, Dream Big  brings craft activities, photo booth fun, and special discounts for its camps – and will also be performing each day on the Summerdale stage. Performances include a teaser from this summer’s production of “Seussical,” excerpts from last year’s “Annie,” and individual talents and games.

2-5pm Glenwood Music Cello Petting Zoo: Glenwood music connects families with the musicians who live, work, and teach in the Andersonville neighborhood. Kids of all ages are invited to come and listen to music, try out child-sized instruments, and explore how they sound. Adults can try, too!

11-2pm Chicago Futsal Academy: Chicago Futsal Academy is an indoor soccer facility in the Andersonville neighborhood that strives to provide players from beginners to advanced a friendly environment for training, recreational programs and competitive futsal all year-round. Our talented soccer coaches will demonstrate some soccer tricks.Please join us as we kick around the ball and learn more about our available programs designed for the whole family to enjoy.

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2016 Midsommarfest Street Closures

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Street closures are never fun, but we want to make sure you are well prepared in advance of this year’s festival. Please see below for important information regarding closures around the festival’s perimeter leading up to and during Midsommarfest.

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2016 Midsommarfest Music

Join us for 5 stages of bands, performers, and DJs!

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North Stage @ Catalpa 5500 N. Clark Street

5:00PM DJ Dan Luna
6:00PM Hey Jimmy
8:00PM 16 Candles

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North Stage @ Catalpa 5500 N. Clark Street

11:00AM Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
12:00PM Robbie Gold
2:00PM The Yacht Rockets
3:30-4:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
4:00PM Northside
6:00PM Stache
8:00PM Catfight

Center Stage @ Berwyn 5300 N. Clark Street

11:00AM Lisa Roti
12:00PM Distant Brothers
1:30-2:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
2:00-3:30PM Chi Town Soul
4:00PM Plutonians
6:00PM Run Forrest Run
8:00PM 7th Heaven

Summerdale Stage @ Summerdale 5350 N. Clark Street

And the Alamo Shoes Family Fun Area
11:00AM The pH Comedy Theater presents Adventure Library
12:00PM Mission Propelle: Girl Power Yoga
12:30PM Jameson Loves Danger Pet Parade and Costume Contest
1:30PM Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop
2:00PM Livewire
4:00PM The Joans
6:00PM Chicago Samba
8:00-10:00PM Nelson Street Revival

Balmoral Pride Stage @ Balmoral West of Clark St.

Sponsored by Replay/Elixir and Hamburger Mary’s/Mary’s Attic
12:00PM Lucy Smith Trio
2:30PM MaryOke Unplugged hosted by Kevin Florian
4:30PM Drag Show featuring Angel LeBare, Dida Ritz, Ruff N Stuff, Sheri Payne, and Velicity Metropolis
6:30PM Retro Dance Party with DJ Laura B
8:30PM The Hits with DJ Laura B

Swedish Stage – 5200 Clark @ Foster

Sponsored by the Swedish American Museum
11:00AM Opening Ceremony
11:30AM Maypole Dancers
12:15PM Merula
12:40PM Nordic Folk Dancers
1:00PM Chicago Swedish Dancers
2:00PM HughToo
4:00PM Lynne Jordan and the Shivers
6:00PM Irene
8:00PM ABBA Salute

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North Stage @ Catalpa 5500 N. Clark Street

9:30-10:30AM Free Community Yoga Class with Yoga Tree Studio
11:00AM Lakeside Pride Strayhorns Jazz Combo
12:00PM Al Rose
2:00PM Derek Fawcett
3:30-4:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
4:00PM Thank you Ma’am
6:00PM Rod Tuff Curls
8:00PM 16 Candles

Center Stage @ Berwyn 5300 N. Clark Street

11:00AM-1:00PM Deliverance Singers – Gospel Brunch
1:00-1:30PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
1:30-2:15PM Bron Don
2:30-3:30PM Bric-a-Brac
4:00PM Frisky Taylor
6:00PM Boy Band Night
8:00PM Too White Crew

Summerdale Stage @ Summerdale 5350 N. Clark Street

And the Alamo Shoes Family Fun Area
11:00AM The pH Comedy Theater presents Adventure Library
12:00PM Andersonville Suzuki Academy
1:00PM Dr. Cool & Pride
2:00PM Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop
2:30PM Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center Agility and Training Demo
3:30PM Mission Propelle: Girl Power Yoga
4:00PM Laura Doherty and the Heartbeats
6:00PM Part-Time Lovers
8:00-10:00PM Aphrodisiacs

Balmoral Pride Stage @ Balmoral West of Clark St.

Sponsored by Replay/Elixir and Hamburger Mary’s/Mary’s Attic
12:00PM Mister E. Machine
2:00PM MaryOke Unplugged hosted by Kevin Florian and Apple Brown Betty
4:00PM Tea Dance with DJ Moose and the Funday Dancers
8:00PM “Let’s Go Crazy” Prince Dance Party

Swedish Stage – 5200 Clark @ Foster

Sponsored by the Swedish American Museum
11:00AM Nordland Band
12:00PM Peter Nordberg
2:00PM Hodie Snitch
4:00PM New Invaders
6:00PM Cowboy JukeBox
8:00PM Mama Digdown’s Brass Band

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Andersonville!

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Brunch/Food
Acre – Sunday Brunch featuring $6 mimosas & bloody marys from 11am – 3pm and dinner from 3pm featuring $1.50 oysters on May 8.
Andies – Come join us this special Mother’s Day for a Grand Mediterranean Champagne Brunch Buffet. 11:00-8:00pm on May 8.
Anteprima – $29 build-your-own three-course fixed price menu. Lunch 11am – 2:30pm, Dinner from 4pm – 8pm on May 8.
Appellation – Honor mom with a fun and elegant Sunday Brunch or a lazy afternoon of tea, sandwiches, sweets, tartlets, scones with lemon curd, artisan beverages and other savory bites on Sunday, May 8 until 5pm – (prix fixe menu – $35 per person).
Cantina 1910 – Two of Chef Andrew’s amazing mini conchas, one chocolate and one cherry, complimentary with brunch for all mothers. 8am-3pm on May 8.
Fireside Restaurant & Lounge – Brunch Buffet: $22.95 for Adults, $9.95 for kids. enjoy offerings such as Filet Mignon Eggs Benedict, Prime Rib, Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, Banana Nut Bread French Toast, and more on May 8.
George’s Ice Cream and Sweets – $1, $2, and $3 scoops in celebration of George’s Anniversary on Saturday, May 7.
Hamburger Mary’s – “Dining with the Divas” Mother’s Day Brunch. $3 Mimosas and $15 Carafes on May 8.
Kanela Breakfast Club – Free loukoumades (greek honey donuts) for moms; Mother’s Day Brunch specials include avocado toast & crunchy french toast on May 8.
Más alla del Sol – Brunch from 10am – 2pm. Mariachi Band from 5pm – 7pm on May 8.
Pork Shoppe – $6 Mimosas on May 8.
Replay Andersonville – Mother’s Day Brunch, King Salmon: Asian cucumber salad, balsamic reduction and pomegranate gastrique. Cabernet Poached Pear Salad: Spring mix, Cherry Tomatoes, Blue Cheese, and Cranberries. And mom gets a yellow rose! 10am-3pm on May 8.
Reza’s Restaurant – $24.95 Buffet from 11am – 8pm on May 8.

Clothing/Goods
Cassona – 10% off purchase up to $999, 15% off purchase $1000 or more. All weekend through May 8.
Foursided – Serving lemonade and cookies. All day on May 8
Milk Handmade – 4th Anniversary Party. Saturday, May 7, 5-8pm
Notice – Cherry Almond and Cocoa Bean Candles: Buy 1, Get 1 Free; Select Book Totes 30% off; Free Gift Wrap. Saturday, May 7 from 10am-6pm and Sunday, May 8 from 10am-5pm.
Presence – 15% off all Jewelry. All weekend.
Sparkles Fine Jewelry – Up to 70% off Dozens of pieces of Jewelry! All weekend.
Swedish American Museum – 25% off all necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings. Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8. All day.
The T-Shirt Deli – 20% off for moms of kids & critters on May 8.

Services
Dr. Sims Dentistry – Teeth Whitening Deals. Click here for flyer.
Dustbunny Solutions – 50$ off 1st-time clean. Mention Mother’s Day & book in May.
Galter LifeCenter – $10 off a 60 or 90 minute massage or Watsu session. Offer valid May 1 – 8.
Goode Plumbing – $25.00 off of all service calls scheduled Mother’s Day Week. May 8 – 14. ALL DAY. Includes jobs called in May 8-14 and scheduled within the month of May.
Kru Strength + Fitness – 25% off 1-month membership. Book May 8 from 8am-5pm.
Orange Shoe Personal Fitness – Andersonville – $30 In-Home/In-Park Personal Training. Call Owner (Ted) Directly To Purchase for mom: 860-877-0541.


Second Annual Andersonville Flower Show

All Things Spring! – April 16 & 17

Flower Show Facebook

Clark Street dresses in its finest spring attire this April 16 and 17, as participating home and design businesses deck their shops and windows with all things spring, featuring items in garden, patio, vintage, and more!

Founded by the owners of Mercantile M, Mark McKee and Shearm Trombley, the Andersonville Flower Show was conceived to unite the home and design businesses along Clark Street, as Andersonville continues to position itself as a destination for home interior shopping.

“Come down to see why we get so excited about this event,” said Sherman Trombley, Flower Show co-founder of Mercantile M. “Everyone is full of energy and excited for the spring season to start.  It’s quite infectious!”

Participating businesses include:

Andersonville Antiques

We will be selling succulents loose and in containers, and flowers in a variety of containers. 20% off all wall art on the first floor.  This is our first year participating and we are excited about this event and sharing it with other vendors on Clark St.

Brownstone

Good Deal Garage

Mercantile M
We will display vintage garden furniture, planters, wrought iron and architectural pieces, along with original floral art and nautical scenes, live herb proprietaries, and vintage dresses in floral patterns.

Murray & White
Outdoor planters, vases, floral wall art, garden statuary – all at 25-40% off! We will also be filling the store with fresh cut floral arrangements!

Room Service
We are doing a floral installation in our windows, and a buy by the stem flower market. Plus, The Floral Photograph artist installation, with photography by Paul Munro.

Roost

Scout

Ya Ya’s Antiques

Check individual business websites to find additional offers during the Andersonville Flower Show weekend!

 


We’re Hiring: Events and Communications Intern

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce fosters a vibrant environment in which Andersonville businesses can thrive by attracting a diverse customer base; providing business support services and advocacy; and engaging in business attraction, long-range planning, and economic development.

Position Title:                        Summer Events & Communications Intern

Position Dates:                      May-August, 2016 (flexible start date)

Essential Functions:

Assists in the implementation of events, communications, and marketing initiatives for the Andersonville Chamber and Sustainable Community Alliance, including (but not limited to) events- or programs-related communications, mailings, website updates, social media, blog posts and maintenance, as well as assisting with the planning and management of special events and various other administrative operations of our organizations, to support the business community of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood.

Duties and Responsibilities (may include):

  • Assists with planning and management of assorted special events including, but not limited to, Andersonville Wine Walk (5/15/16), Midsommarfest (6/10-6/12/16), Andersonville Sidewalk Sale (7/22-7/24/16), Taste of Andersonville Dinner Crawl (8/10/16), Andersonville City Made Fest, Andersonville Arts Weekend, and Andersonville Dessert Crawl.
  • Creates event or program-related emails.
  • Manages and updates email lists and website(s), including the online event listings and ticketing platforms.
  • Assists with member business sign-up for programs, sponsorships, and advertising.
  • Creates event-related blog posts for the andersonville.org blog.
  • Tracks and maintains database of print and online articles mentioning Andersonville.
  • Assists with the creation and implementation of event marketing plans; including social media posts, blog outreach, concierge outreach, online and print advertising, media partnerships, and more.
  • Assists with the creation and distribution of press releases for events and programs.
  • Provides information about Andersonville to potential visitors.
  • Maintains physical archive of print pieces from Chamber events and other promotional materials.
  • Maintains and organizes electronic photo archive of Chamber events and other Andersonville photographs.
  • Provides general administrative support for the Chamber office, including (but not limited to) mailings, filing, written and verbal communication to members, assorted errands, and neighborhood deliveries.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrably strong written and verbal communication, organizational, and people skills.
  • High level of self-motivation, ability to work in low-structure environment, and multi-tasking.
  • Willingness to learn and take on new tasks.
  • Computer and web literacy, with competencies in Microsoft Office software and basic desktop publishing/layout skills (to create simple newsletters, flyers, etc.).
  • Familiar with social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Some knowledge of html, web design, photoshop, and design software a plus, but not required.
  • Desire to gain hands-on experience in event planning and execution, marketing, project management, or communications in an economic development environment.

Reports to:                Director of Events, Director of Marketing, and Office Manager

How to apply:            Please send resume, cover letter, and ideal start and end dates by April 30, 2016 to: Andersonville Chamber of Commerce: info@andersonville.org.  Please use the subject line: Intern Application – [Your Name]

NO phone calls, please. For more information about the organizations and our events, please visit www.andersonville.org

Due to our small team, we will be unable to send confirmation that we have received applications. Please assume that we have received your application. We thank you for your interest and will contact you if we would like further information.