Wednesday Schedule

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Farmers Market

4-8PM | Farmers Market Expansion & Arts Week kick-off Party | on Berwyn West and East of Clark

Featuring all 9 Arts Week Genres! (Visual, Theatre, Dance, Music, Kids/Family, Culinary, Public, & Literary)

Officially kick-off Arts Week 2017 with an EXPANDED Andersonville Farmers Market stretching from Ashland to the east side of Berwyn for one night only. In addition to the amazing fresh finds from the weekly market vendors, the evening will feature fun for all ages with live performances and DIY art-making.  Build a Lego creation at the Toys Et Cetera toy booth, paint a square of acrylic for a community public art installation, take a picture in the pop-up photo booth sponsored by IIoilo Custom Framing, grab a sweet treat from the Misericordia Hearts & Flour bake truck, and participate in the Chicago Methodist Senior Services “Random Acts of Kindness” project by decorating a postcard to pay it forward. Meet even more artists, including the We Are Lions organization, grab a handmade plush critter from Mary Wells Design, learn more about CHIRP Radio’s new broadcast station, and pay a visit to the Peterson Garden Project tent.

Plus, be one of the first 30 kids to check in at the market expansion on Wednesday for a chance to participate in the Arts Week Super Secret Swedish Scavenger Hunt! Vidar the Viking is missing in Andersonville! Can you find him? Click here for special instructions!

Performances @ the kick-off party (East Berwyn)
4:30-5:15PM: Rabid Bat: Music and the Mayhem (theatrical performance)
5:15-5:20PM: Joel Hall Dancers (dance performance)
5:20-5:50PM: Merry Music Makers Sing-a-long with Ms. Maria (kids/family music)
6-7PM: Gus Giordano Dance School (dance performance)
7-8PM: Extreme Kung Fu (martial arts demonstration)

Performances @ the Farmers Market (West Berwyn)
3:30-4:30PM: Phil Circle/Guilt by Association
4:30-6:30PM: Bezazian Biblio Bike – mobile library 


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

3-7PM: Sidewinder Gallery | Live Painting with Andersonville Artist Gene Tenner. Gene paints using the Ebru technique, the Turkish art of painting on water. The mineral-pigment paint is manipulated on water and then the image is transferred to paper. Gene is one of a handful of artists from around the world who has mastered the Spanish Wave style of Ebru Painting

3:15-7:45PM: StudioUs | Fine art classes. Call or email StudioUs to schedule a free class during Arts Week


7-9PM: Jerry’s Andersonville | Live performance from Classical Revolution string chamber


6:30-7:30PM: City Olive | Using basket ingredients from the Andersonville Farmer’s market and City Olive, Chef Alvin Yu of Fyusion dining of will share two of his favorite recipes. Refreshments provided. Space is limited! Reserve a place at the table online at or in store 773-942-6424. Tickets: $10. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to the Peterson Garden Project


4-8PM: The Guesthouse Hotel | Revive Massage Therapy & Spa @ The Guesthouse Hotel – Join the team from Revive Massage & SPA for mini Oxygen Facials and free skin analysis

Click below to view daily schedules, or download the Andersonville Arts Week Guide