Thursday Schedule

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11AM-6PM: Self-Guided Art Walk | See mobile map on home page

The work of Andersonville artist Rosario Rosi in his Eighth Day Gallery.

7-10PM: Rosario Rosi Eighth Day Gallery Open House | Join Andersonville artist Rosario Rosi for an Open House of his work at his gallery, Eighth Day Gallery, located in the Edgewater Beach Apartments (5555 N. Sheridan Rd.). Drinks provided.


7-8:30PM: Ridman’s Coffee | One Off – Join Ridman’s Coffee for a Stand Up Comedy Showcase hosted by Ryan Haynes! Performers include Malic White, Sharron Palm, and Anthony Bonazzo.  More Info. 

Guests enjoy table magic during The Signature Show at Chicago Magic Lounge.

7:30PM: Chicago Magic Lounge | The Signature ShowBuy Tickets Now!


6-8PM: Swedish American Museum | HERSTORY STITCH UP – Join the museum for a workshop with embroidery, art, snacks in a fun night to meet people and celebrate the art of craft. Shannon Downey aka “Badass Cross Stitch” will be hosting a craftivism workshop and stitch up. Learn about her new global craftivism project: Badass HERstory and get started on your own contribution. Never embroidered before? No worries! Shannon will teach you. Bring your own supplies and pay $5 or kindly let us know and we will gather supplies for you for $15. Group size is limited to 45, so be sure to sign up in advance.


A returning favorite from the 2017 Arts Week, TrueNorth will once again host The Art of Coffee workshop on September 13.

7PM: TrueNorth Café | The Art of Coffee – Coffee delights all the senses: taste, smell, touch, sound, and sight. This workshop will give participants even more ways to appreciate this amazing drink. The TrueNorth team  will cover the essential steps to extract an espresso, how to texture milk and make great latte art, and review different coffee varieties and ways to make a great cup of pour over in a v60, Aeropress, and Chemex


9AM-5PM: Cowboys & Astronauts | Stop by anytime to watch 3D chalk artist, Chris Carlson, at work creating a sidewalk chalk mural on Summerdale outside of the shop! Ask Chris questions about his process. Mural will be complete by Friday evening reception.

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