Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest returns to Rogers Park this weekend with live music, dancing and an art fair
ROGERS PARK – The neighborhood’s biggest summer festival returns this weekend with live music, an art fair, arts activities for kids, local food and more.
The 21st Annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival is held Friday through Sunday just steps from the Morse Red Line “L” stop at 6900-7000 N. Glenwood Ave. and 1300-1500 W. Morse Ave.
The free festival features over 30 live bands on three stages with Psalm One, Screaming Females and Funkadesi.
Musical performances begin from 6-9 p.m. Friday with a Friday Night Cobblestone Jam.
There will be more music and an outdoor art fair from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. The fair will present more than 120 artists and artisans whose work you can view and buy, including paintings, photographs, ceramics and glass.
Local dance groups Muntu Dance Theatre, Hiplet Ballet and Glenwood Dance Studio will perform in the festival’s Outrageous Open Arts Area.
Festival-goers can also enjoy food and drink from local restaurants, a family-friendly arts activity tent and tours of the nearby Rhapsody Theater – which opened in June and hosts theatrical performances, magic shows , concerts and more.
For two decades, the festival drew around 15,000 people a year to Glenwood Avenue.
Click on here for more information on the Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival, organized by volunteers with the Glenwood Avenue Arts District and the Rogers Park Business Alliance.
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