JOY on Clark

JOY on Clark Street

November 29 | 11AM-4PM

JOY on Clark returns this year where our businesses welcome folks to a day dedicated to active older adults! This year we are cultivating holiday activities, dance lessons, live singers, food and more to the day. Guests will receive a free tote bag, a neighborhood guide and fun promotions and activities at headquarters before they head off to the district to shop for their friends, family, or that treat yourself moment. You may RSVP if you would like to attend and receive updates on participating businesses, fun gifts, and entertainment. Click here to RSVP

Entertainment

StudioUs | 11:30-12PM | StudioUs will be teaching a free embroidered felt gingerbread people ornaments class

Carolers | 12PM-Enjoy the holiday music and songs of the The Lola Bard Carolers

Glenwood Dance Studio will be offering free dance lessons for anyone that would like to join in celebration of the Year of Chicago Dance! | 12PM

 

Headquarters Tabling

Inclusive Funeral Care

The Selfhelp Home

Friends of the Edgewater Library

Edgewater Village

 

Thank you to the sponsors of this year's JOY on Clark! Thorek Hospital, Swedish American Museum, ENJOY, An Urban General Store, The Selfhelp Home, Kotupha Gourmet Popcorn and Sage Advice Services

 

*play | 5311 N Clark | We offer complimentary gift wrapping

Andersonville Antiques | 5245 N Clark | 20% off Select Items

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark | Open Early 10am. Entire store 20% off from 10AM-11AM

Big City Optical | 5653 N Clark | 30% off glasses w/o insurance $49 exams

Chicago Dance Supply | 5301 N Clark | 20% off classroom shoes, 10% off ballroom shoes

Chicatolia Artisan Collective | 5209 N Clark | 10% off the entire store & up to 50% off select items

Dearborn Denim & Apparel | 5202 N Clark | 10% off entire order

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark | 10% discount to participants shopping that day!

Fad2Fresh | 5653 N Ashland | 20% OFF everything in store!

Full Kit Gear | 5021 N Clark | Last day for Black Friday sale events, mulled cider and cookies are back after a long break for the pandemic!

GUS®| Original Gus Giordano Dance School | 5230 N Clark | 10% off Summer Camp For Your Grandchild!

Hester | 5238 N Clark | Open 11:30AM-5PM

KOVAL Distillery | 4241 N Ravenswood | KOVAL Distillery Tour Passes

Macramentadas | Online | 10% off on any purchase of $50+

Ranalli's of Andersonville | 1512 W Berwyn | $3 Pizza Slice from 3-5PM

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark | 10% off total purchase 11/29 from 11a-4p

Rose Boutique Photography | 5547 N Ravenswood | Visual stories for residents 60+ and why you want to get on a book project depicting your personal intimate heirloom. This personal heirloom meant to last generations and to pass down to your loved ones. A unique keepsake for your family members and for yourself.

Sandbox Baby Boutique | 5349 N Clark

Skin Care For Gents | 5642 N Clark | 

StellaLily | Online | 10% discount for seniors

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark | Spend $100 get $10 off; $200 get $20 off, $300 get $30 off; and so on

The Wooden Spoon | 5047 N Clark St | 10% off non-sale items

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark | Fromagerie & Tasting Room retail items

Vase & Vessel | 5135 N Clark | Enjoy holiday beverages and cookies as you browse our great selection of gifts, including home décor items, candles, blankets, houseplants and local art.

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark | We will be giving away free Advanced Reading Copies of books newly or yet to to be published with every purchase!

Holidays in Andersonville

2022 Holidays in Andersonville

We are looking for volunteers for holiday events! Click here to sign up


Andersonville Cares Campaign | November 14-January 8

Andersonville Cares was a campaign that we started two years ago to help connect community members with Health and Wellness Resources to help those that are struggling with the realities of Depression, anxiety, and other effects of Trauma due to the pandemic. This year we are continuing to provide resources for donation drives, initiatives, and other ways to give this holiday season. Click here for more

Santa Tracker | December

Track down Santa in Andersonville and local business through our Santa Tracker! The Andersonville Winter Market will host Jolly St Nick on Friday and Saturday thanks to a special sponsorship from Urban Pooch. He will be available for photos at the Market and will ride the Holiday Trolley. Santa will be out and about for brunch at the Swedish American Museum for Breakfast with Tomten and Lady Gregory's as well as special pet portraits with BLVD Vet. Click her for more times and opportunities.

Holiday Experiences  | December

Looking for holiday celebrations, deals, & meals? Check out the neighborhood's offerings for entertainment, dining and more by clicking here

Andersonville Winter Market | December 2-4

This year we are one again transforming Catalpa into Andersonville’s very own Holiday Market that will include Swedish Vendors, Vintage Holiday Market Vendors and Local Artisans topped off with Simon’s very own Glögg and roasted nuts from Nuts to Go and photo opportunities with Santa. Our second Andersonville Winter Market will be in the Julmarknad-style (Good Christmas in Swedish)! Click here for details

Late Night Andersonville | December 2 & 16

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is encouraging shoppers to join us for Late Night Andersonville this season. Late Night Andersonville returns on Friday, December 2 and Friday, December 16. Click here for participating businesses & offerings

St Lucia hosted by Swedish American Museum | December 13

This year the crowning will take place downtown at the temporary Nordic House in the Wrigley building. They will then head up to Andersonville for a procession up Clark street and an outdoor performance by the Christmas tree on Catalpa Ave. They end the day at Ebenezer Lutheran Church with holiday songs, readings, and a final St. Lucia procession. For more details click here

Holiday Mixer | December 15

We are excited to start this Holiday season and this year we are celebrating with our friends and neighbors at the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce for our first ever Holiday Mixer. We are looking to bring folks together to celebrate, meet new folks, and to spend time with old friends in the beautiful surroundings of Koval’s new tasting room at 4241 N Ravenswood. Click here to register

Holiday Highlights


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Santa Tracker

Santa Tracker

Where in Andersonville is Santa this Holiday Season? He’s making his list and checking it twice to make sure all of your holiday gifts can be shopped locally! There are plenty of opportunities to see Santa this season.


Winter Market | 1500 W Catalpa | December 2-3
Santa will be in the district on December 2 from 6PM-9PM and December 3 from 11AM-3PM. Catch a ride with him on the holiday trolley as he visits the neighborhood! Photo opportunities at Winter Market on both Friday & Saturday. Thank you to Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center and Urban Pooch Canine Life Center for sponsoring Santa and the Winter Market!

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark | December 3-4
Santa photo opportunity at Julmarknad

Lady Gregory's | 5260 N Clark | Children's Book Drive | December 4 | 5PM-6:30PM
Bring Santa a book to support Care for Real and receive a complimentary photo from Angela Garbot Photography!

Sandbox Baby Boutique | 5349 N Clark | December 10 | 11AM-1PM

The SoFo Tap | 4923 N Clark | December 10 | 12-3PM
Doggy Days: Photos with Santa and your pooch

Big City Optical | 5653 N Clark | December 24 | 1PM-4PM
Christmas Eve Santa photo opportunity

Boulevard Veterinary | 4646 N Damen
Join us for our 2nd annual Pet Pictures with Santa Paws - with our own Dr. Robert Plourde! Stop by with your pets for your free holiday photo that will be emailed to you after. This is a free event for all filled with holiday cheer, pet-friendly goodie bags, human-friendly refreshments (stop by for a slice of Bang Bang Pie!) This is a great chance to get your pets involved in your holiday cards! ⁣

Colectivo Coffee | 5425 N Clark | November 2 - December 24
North Pole mailbox for kids! Drop off a letter & get a free hot cocoa

Andersonville Cares Campaign

Andersonville Cares Campaign

Be Mindfully Merry this Holiday season by stopping by or shopping online at one of your favorite participating businesses to purchase a gift card. Gift cards will be collected from the participating locations and donated to local non-profits that support families in need this Holiday Season.

Clothing

Chicatolia Artisan Collective | 5209 N Clark | Gift Cards

Cowboys and Astronauts | 1478 W Summerdale | Gift Cards

Dearborn Denim & Apparel | 5202 N Clark | Gift Cards

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark | Gift Cards

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark | Gift Cards

Sandbox Baby Boutique | 5349 N Clark | Gift Cards

Extra curricular activities

GUS®| Original Gus Giordano Dance School | 5230 N Clark | Gift Cards

Food

Edgewater Produce | 5515 N Clark | Gift Cards

Mental Health & Wellness

A Pretty Flower | 2334 W Lawrence | Gift Cards

Early to Bed & Trans Essentials | 5138 N Clark | Gift Cards

Toys and Music for Children

*play | 5311 N Clark | Gift Cards

AlleyCat Comics | 5304 N Clark | Gift Cards

Events & Donation Drives

Big City Optical | 5653 N Clark | November 27 - December 17
Toy, clothes, and food drive

Care for Real | Food Rescue Program | November 29
Help reach their goal with a donation of any size. Share with friends and family to take them over the finish line by Giving Tuesday on November 29. Click here to donate

Blaze Pizza | 6550 N Sheridan | November 29 | 1PM-8PM
20% of dine in, delivery, and takeout sales will be donated to Care for Real! Help them reach the minimum registration required to secure support and register in advance. Register here

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark | November 29 | 6PM-8PM
$5 with 100% of proceeds donated to Care for Real!

Edgewater Candles | Online | November 29
Donating 10% of their online sales on Giving Tuesday, November 29 to Care for Real.

ONE Northside | 4648 N Racine | Toy Drive | December 11 | 11AM-1PM
CP4P | 1766 W Devon | Toy Drive | December 11 | 2PM-4PM
Hardware Strength & Conditioning partnering with ONE Northside and CP4P to bring holiday cheer to their neighborhood kids. Accepting gifts for those newborn to 16 years old. Masks are required at drop off locations. Accepting donations via mail to arrive before December 12. Click here for details

The Neo-Futurist Theater | 5153 N Ashland | 40k in 60 Days Fundraiser | Through December 31
Support The Neo-Futurist's growth in community partnerships and more by donating to their fundraiser! Full details here

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark | Weekends in December
Volunteer gift wrapping fundraisers on weekends in December supporting local organizations.

The SoFo Tap | 4923 N Clark | December 3 | 9PM-1AM
Toys for Tots toy drive as part of their monthly DILF party. Click here for event page

Lady Gregory's | 5260 N Clark | Children's Book Drive | December 4 | 5PM-6:30PM
Bring Santa a book to support Care for Real and receive a complimentary photo from Angela Garbot Photography!

KOVAL Distillery | 4241 N Ravenswood | Coat Drive | December 17-24
Coat Drive with One Warm Coat

Orange Shoe | 5609 N Clark | November 14-January 8
Accepting diapers, wipes, & formula. Contact Orange Shoe if you have questions about drop off hours or items.

St Lucia 2022

St. Lucia and the Lucia Procession | December 13, 2022

Crowning at Nordic House | 400 N Michigan | 12PM
Procession from the Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark | 4:45PM
Performance at Catalpa Christmas Tree | 1500 W Catalpa | 5PM
Performance | Ebenezer Lutheran Church | 1650 W Foster | 7PM

Celebrate St. Lucia Day with Lucia candidates representing Swedish-American organizations throughout the Chicago area. This year the crowning will take place downtown at the temporary Nordic House in the Wrigley building (400 N. Michigan Ave). We will then head up to Andersonville for a procession up Clark street and an outdoor performance by the Christmas tree on Catalpa Ave. We end the day at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W. Foster Ave., with holiday songs, readings and a final St. Lucia procession. This year tickets will not be required for the church unless there is a sudden surge in Covid numbers.

If you are interested in taking part in the procession please click here.


One of Andersonville’s many traditional Swedish events, in past years, St. Lucia begins with a torch-lit procession down the sidewalks of Clark Street, kicking off at the Swedish American Museum, 5211 North Clark St. The procession highlight is the appearance of the specially chosen “Lucia Girls,” who will lead the crowd, wearing long white robes and beautiful crowns of candles and singing “The Lucia Song.” Children and adults also join in the procession.

Afterwards, all participants attend a Lucia celebration at the Swedish American Museum (5211 N Clark). The Lucia celebration features a telling of the Lucia legend, family entertainment, and Swedish holiday treats including traditional “pepparkakor” ginger snaps.

The Lucia festival is a popular, though relatively modern, tradition in Sweden and Swedish communities worldwide. Lucia was an Italian saint, born in about 284 A.D. in Sicily. Known for her generosity in feeding the poor and homeless, St. Lucia was executed at the age of 20 during the Romans’ persecution of Christians. During the 17th and 18th centuries, the Lucia legend came up to Sweden through Germany. The first public Lucia celebration was held in Stockholm in 1927. The Swedes’ affection for the Lucia festival is due partially to the timing; Lucia festivals provide a ray of light during the winter solstice, the darkest time of the year in Sweden.

Almost every town in Sweden chooses one girl to be that year’s Lucia girl and lead the town’s Lucia parade. The chosen girl wears a white full-length chemise with a red sash around her waist, and a ring of lingonberry sprigs on her head. The wreaths hold real candles, which give the effect of a halo. The Lucia girl is joined by a group of Lucia attendants and Star Boys, who together form a choir that sing Christmas carols and the traditional Lucia Song. Individual families also choose their own Lucia – usually the oldest daughter — whose duties are to sing and serve the family saffron buns and peppakakor.

Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood was first settled as a Swedish farming community after the Great Fire of 1871, when Swedish enclaves on the near north side of Chicago moved further north. Today, Andersonville still honors its Swedish traditions, while hosting a vibrant, diverse community with many cultures.

Winter Market

Happy Holidays from the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce!

This year we are one again transforming Catalpa into Andersonville’s very own Holiday Market that will include Swedish Vendors, Vintage Holiday Market Vendors and Local Artisans topped off with Simon’s very own Glögg and roasted nuts from Nuts to Go and photo opportunities with Santa. Our second Andersonville Winter Market will be in the Julmarknad-style (Good Christmas in Swedish)!

This is all possible thanks to our Andersonville Winter Market Sponsors: Edgewater Candles, Gift of Hope, Lady Gregory's, Thorek Hospital, Urban Pooch Canine Life Center, & Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center


We are looking for volunteers for holiday events! Click here to sign up

Friday, December 2 | 5PM-9PM

Early Entry 3PM-5PM | Click here to purchase! 
early entry is FREE for Residential Andersonville Chamber of Commerce Members!

Olivia Flanigan | Piano | 4:30PM-6:30PM

Chicago Tap Theater | Performance | 5PM

Lakeside Pride | Holiday Caroling in the District | 6PM-8PM

Holiday Trolley | 6PM-8PM

Santa in the District | 6PM-9PM

Dos Guitarras | Guitar Duo | 7PM-9PM


Saturday, December 3 | 10AM-7PM

Holiday Trolley | 11AM-4PM

Santa in the District | 11AM-3PM

Downstate Donuts | 11AM-1PM

Jim Tashjian | Solo Guitar | 1PM-3PM

Olivia Flanigan | Piano| 5PM-7PM


Sunday, December 4 | 11AM-5PM

Holiday Trolley | 11AM-4PM

Downstate Donuts | 11AM-1PM

Gordon Walters Trio | 1PM-3PM

 


2022 Vendors

ADORN Candles & Home Fragrance
Since 2015, Adorn has made custom wood-wick candles and home fragrances perfect for the holiday season. They will be featuring their new collection.

Blossom
Blossom offers "meditation in a mug" - barista-style instant lattes infused with the mental wellness benefits of meditation via clinically-backed superfoods. Plant-based, gluten-free, and organic with low/no sugar added.

Chelsea Dubick Art & Design
Chelsea Dubick is a multi-media artist specializing in ceramics and ink. She will be showcasing various sizes of custom mugs, bowls, platters, and vases, as well as a selection of alcohol inks.

Chicatolia Artisan Collective
Chicatolia products are inspired by the Anatolian arts. Anatolia was a home for many civilizations from Sumerians to Romans to Turkey, where also Santa was born. They produce leather bags, wallets, and journals, and provide many products that showcase Anatolian patterns and textures to meet this unique style with locals.

Edgewater Candles
Edgewater Candles are handmade in Chicago and Evanston. Enjoy seasonal offerings such as Woodsmoke, Gingerbread, and Mistletoe Evergreen, and be sure to check out your Zodiac scent too!

Ei Cullina
Ei Cullina will feature their hand-cut wood sculptures, wall art, lamps, wine racks, and earrings.

Facture Goods
Facture Goods will be showcasing their small batch handmade wares in clay, metal and wood. They are teaming up with Depy Zepo who creates works inspired by her Greek heritage in glass, clay and metal.

Fad2Fresh
Offering vintage clothing and knick-knacks!

Fjällräven
Based in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, Fjällräven is an outdoor clothing and equipment company that is committed to making nature more accessible. They’ll be at the Winter Market presenting their best Swedish styles in outdoor wear.

Funflector
Funflector specializes in locally designed premium Scandinavian-style safety reflectors for walking, running, and bicycling.

Indie-Pendant
Indie-Pendant will showcase their collection of Fair Trade mixed metal jewelry. Often utilizing recycled silver and set with or without natural gemstones. Bespoke commissions available

J&L Pogonotrophics
Offers original creations of men’s grooming products, oils, soaps, candles, sprays, etc. Styles suitable for everybody with a vast array of selections.

Janvier
Janvier creates all-natural artisan soaps and bath products. They will feature original products of varying designs, beautiful colors, and aromatic fragrances.

Jayco's Furry Friends
Offers the most original and fun dog coats, leashes, ponchos, bandanas, and more for your favorite furry friend!

Julie Dobies Art
Fine Artist featuring oil on canvas and original hand painted handbags. Featured in Country Living Magazine, Ballard Designs and many others.

Kierstin Siegl Handcrafted Furniture
Made-to-order, traditionally crafted, custom wood furniture. All pieces are designed and crafted by Kierstin personally. Existing designs are available and will be made to order. Kierstin also offers custom commissions for unique pieces that match your decorating needs.

Kotupha
Purveyors of luxurious gourmet popcorn. Product can also be purchased at Andale Market in Andersonville. Their top two products are El Diablo (a creamy cheddar cheese popcorn with a good dose of Chipotle spice) and Betta' butter toffee with peanuts.

Little Lotus Elixirs, LLC
Handcrafted skincare infused with or inspired by flowers and herbs grown right in their backyard. All of Little Lotus products are all-natural, and chemical free.

Lottie Dottie Vintage
Lottie Dottie has everything to satisfy your vintage design needs. An eclectic array of products, including dolls, dresses, bags, jewelry, and so much more. They will be featuring their current collection of holiday pieces.

Macramentadas LLC
A beautiful collection with a focus on jewelry, micro-macrame, beading, crystals, home decor, and artwork.

Molly Costello Art & Design
Molly is a cut paper illustrator selling reproductions of work and explores themes of interconnectedness, cosmology, mysticism, biomimicry, police and prison abolition as well as larger capacities for social transformation.

Nuts To Go Corp
Offerings fresh roasted nuts!

Pod People
Making vanilla pastes, extracts, and syrups by sourcing vanilla beans used by local breweries in their brewing process. Rather than sending these beans to the landfill, they extend their useful lives by turning beans into delicious pastes, extracts, and syrups.

Pretty & All Boutique
A woman-owned online boutique that offers a size-inclusive hand-picked, curated collection of trendy and affordable women’s clothing and accessories. They will be featuring their outstanding collection of fall and winter pieces.

Real Vintage Swag
Hand made art, jewelry, corsets, art lighters, and steampunk sculptures.

Salty Provisions
Handcrafted gourmet salts and seasoning blends made with Norwegian Sea Salt. Based in Rolling Meadows.

Simon's Tavern

David Jay Collins
Author of Summerdale, the first novel of an LGBT horror series set in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.

StellaLily
Handmade art for your home & office.

Sylvia’s BackRoom
Where Vintage meets artsy at events. Featuring holiday and winter themed decor, wearables, and collectibles.

The Twentieth
The Twentieth is a stationery and gift line that brings Art Deco imagery into the 21st century with unapologetic and empowering language, and sells the antique original prints that inspire the line too.

Three Bees
Offering honey, pure beeswax candles, and body products.

Treats de Cuisine
Chicago-based cat and dog treat company sourcing from their friends at local farms and helping with zero farm waste to deliver sustainable, natural, and healthy tail-wagging treats for our four-legged friends.

Tribu
An independently owned and operated boutique selling unique artisanal accessories and incense made by indigenous women in Latin America.

Vintage Finds & Gems
Offering vintage x-mas, jewelry, and crystals.

WERIEM
A costume designer and illustrator (hand-drawn illustrations). Selling cards and costume design prints.

Late Night Andersonville 2022

DECEMBER 2 & 16

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is encouraging shoppers to join us for Late Night Andersonville this season.


Friday, December 2 & Friday December 16

Winter Market | 1500 W Catalpa | December 2 | 5PM-9PM
Edgewater Singers | Caroling | December 2 | 6PM-7:30PM
Holiday Trolley | December 2 | 6PM-8PM
Santa at the Winter Market | 6-7PM - Riding on the Trolley and walking the district, 7PM-9PM on-site
Windy City Performing Arts | December 16 | 7PM-9PM!


Local Promotions

*play | 5311 N Clark | December 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Complimentary gift wrapping

Ándale Market | 5232 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Give 'em the good stuff! Save 10% of any of the signature Ándale Market gift boxes

Andersonville Antiques | 5245 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
20% off select items

Andersonville Cryotherapy and Athletic Recovery Center | 5052 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
$30 Whole Body Cryotherapy sessions

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
New local artist showcases all month long!

Andies Restaurant | 5253 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Half of Swedish Glögg Special Days!

Big City Optical | 5653 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Regular store hours
30% off complete pair with no insurance, $49 dollar exam, 25% off sunglasses

Big Jones | 5347 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Entire whiskey list is half price when you present $100 in shopping receipts from any Clark Street retail business.

Boca Loca Cantina | 1477 W Winnemac | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
15% off bill

Bryn Mawr Jewelry Co. | 5139 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
20% off storewide! In stock merchandise only. Sale excludes loose diamonds, loose gemstones, special orders and custom.

Buffalo Exchange | 5252 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Regular store hours
Goodie Bags with $50+ purchase & opportunity to win $50 gift card

Chicago Dance Supply | 5301 N Clark | December 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Spin the wheel for prize or discount! Light snacks provided

Chicatolia Artisan Collective | 5209 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM

Dearborn Denim & Apparel | 5202 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
10% off your entire order

Early To Bed | 5138 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Free mini massage candle with $25 purchase

Edgewater Candles | 1050 W Bryn Mawr | December 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Special promotions!

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Will have Independent Makers popping up with them in their back room!

Fad2Fresh | 5653 N Ashland | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM

Full Kit Gear | 5021 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until 9PM
Holiday Sale! Mulled cider and Scandinavian Butter Cookies are back in store during events and weekends up to Christmas

GUS®| Original Gus Giordano Dance School | 5230 N Clark | December 9 @ 5:30PM
GUS® Holiday Show at Senn High School! Free to the public!

Hester | 5238 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM

In Fine Spirits | 5418 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Purchases of 6 or more alcoholic beverages will receive a 15% discount.

Kopi Cafe | 5317 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Regular store hours
10% off of boutique items with purchase of a to go drink. Sale items not included.

Kotupha | December 2 | Open until at least 8PM
"Sweet Heat", we will offer a holiday treat that will combine "El Diablo" with a sweet caramel or Betta' Butter Toffee.

Land & Lake Andersonville | 5420 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Happy Hour from 4PM-6PM

Lilla Barn Clothing | 5535 N Clark | December 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Visit their brand new location and enjoy warm cider while you shop!

Macramentadas | Online | December 2 & 16
10% off $50+ purchase

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM

Parson's Chicken & Fish | 5721 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Open until 10PM on December 16

Ranalli's of Andersonville | 1512 W Berwyn | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM

Rattleback Records | 5405 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Live musical performances featuring holiday jingles

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Hosting local makers on their 2nd floor on December 2 from 3-8PM

Rose Boutique Photography | 5547 N Ravenswood | December 2 & 16 | Regular hours
Brand New Year Means Brand New You! Headshot Days winter offer includes multiple days and time slots. If you have any questions or want to suggest a time that is not available in this link, email at hello@roseboutiquephoto.com

Sandbox Baby Boutique | 5349 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Enjoy some treats and shop the limited edition Rylee + Cru holiday capsule collection on December 2 & shop the holiday collection from Petite Plume on December 16!

Simon's Tavern | 5210 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Glögg special

StellaLily | December 16 | Open until at least 8PM

Strange Cargo | 5216 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8 PM
Free Chicago flag button for all that ask on December 16

StudioUs | 4806 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Holiday Craft Night with Artists for Equity. All proceeds will be donated to Refugee One on December 2 and to Midwest Access Coalition on December 16.

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
20% off Christmas Tree Ornaments

Svea Reastuarant | 5236 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Glögg special

Tasting India | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM

The Guesthouse Hotel | 4872 N Clark | December 2 | Open until at least 8PM
Holiday pop-up with Workshoppe Chicago featuring luxury artisan home goods

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Complimentary bubbles both nights, and a magician on December 16.

Vase & Vessel | 5135 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until at least 8PM
Enjoy holiday beverages and cookies as you browse a great selection of gifts, including home décor items, candles, blankets, houseplants and local art.

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark | December 2 & 16 | Open until 8PM
25% off holiday boxed cards and 2023 calendars from 6-8PM both nights

Small Business Saturday

Andersonville celebrates the national Small Business Saturday movement the Saturday after Thanksgiving with special offers from participating businesses.

Participating Businesses

Retail & Services

*play | 5311 N Clark
Complimentary gift wrap and cookies for customers

Ándale Market | 5232 N Clark | November 25-30
For every $20 you spent, receive a free raffle ticket to be automatically entered to win one of two $50 gift cards, Ándale Bodega Club tees, and more!

Andersonville Antiques | 5245 N Clark
20% off Select Items

Andersonville Cryotherapy | 5052 N Clark
$30 Whole Body Cryotherapy sessions Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark
Open 11AM - 7PM

Big City Optical | 5653 N Clark
Friday: 25% off sunglasses, buy one get the 2nd 50% off, $49 comprehensive exam w/o insurance, extra $50 off complete pair of glasses SV or Progressive!
Saturday: 30% neighborhood discount on complete pairs, $49 dollars exams

Brownstone Antiques | 6328 N Clark
To celebrate Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, Brownstone Antiques will be offering 15% off all purchases over $100. Open Friday 11AM-6PM and Saturday 10AM-6PM

Bryn Mawr Jewelry | 5139 N Clark
20% off storewide! Sale excludes loose diamonds and gemstones, special orders and custom

Buffalo Exchange | 5252 N Clark
50% off select items

Chicago Dance Supply | 5301 N Clark
All leotards 20% off

Chicatolia Artisan Collective | 5209 N Clark

Early To Bed | 5138 N Clark
Free ETb Toy Storage Bag with $50+ purchase, 10% off Everything in the shop, 10% of sales donated to Chicago Women’s Health Center

Edgewater Candles | 1050 W Bryn Mawr
Special promotions online and in store

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark
Goodie bags for the first 20 customers-and 4 of them will have ENJOY Gift Cards hidden inside!

Full Kit Gear | 5021 N Clark
Sale events starting before Thanksgiving, and running through to Tuesday

GUS®| Original Gus Giordano Dance School | 5230 N Clark

Kopi Cafe | 5317 N Clark
10% off of boutique items with a to-go drink order, sale items not included.

Lilla Barn Clothing | 5535 N Clark
Grand Opening on Small Business Saturday!

Macramentadas | Online
10% off on any purchase of $50+

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark
Shoppers will receive a $10 gift card with every $50 spent, to be used in January.

Orange Shoe | 5609 N Clark
Scan the QR code in front of store to be eligible for prizes and to enter the sale

Rattleback Records | 5405 N Clark
Opening at 9AM Friday for Record Store Day

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark

Rose Boutique Photography | 5547 N Ravenswood

Sandbox Baby Boutique | 5349 N Clark
20 % off past collections from Rylee + Cru and Quincy Mae

SIR Spa | 5151 N Clark
Gift card sale on November 26th 27th and 28th. 20% off all gift cards in store and online.

Skin Care For Gents | 5642 N Clark
Retail and service promotions Friday & Saturday

SkinQ | 1509 W Berwyn
Buy More, Save More Event! $15 off $100, $30 off $150, $50 off $200 online (November 23-29)

Strange Cargo | 5216 N Clark
Free Chicago Flag Buttons for those that ask

StellaLily | Online

StudioUs | 4806 N Clark
Thanksgiving week art workshops: Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10am-3pm. Full details

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark
Tomte 10% off for non members / 20% off for Museum members

The Twentieth | Online
15% off all website purchases, Friday - Monday

The Wooden Spoon | 5047 N Clark St

Twidley Bits |
Products are available at City Olive and Uvae for gifting needs

Vase & Vessel | 5135 N Clark
Visit for a great selection of gifts, including home décor items, candles, blankets, houseplants and local art. Special discounts on select items

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark | November 26 | 11AM-7PM
Ten $10 gift cards will be hidden throughout the store - free for the first who finds them!
The first 25 customers to spend $100 or more get a free Support Your Local Feminist Bookstore tote
Tag us on Instagram with your #BookHaul selfie to get a free W&CF anniversary logo pin, while supplies last!
One W&CF cookie with purchase for the first 50 customers! Thank you to genius baker Kelly Dull for the bookish treats!
Get your books gift wrapped by volunteers from Chicago Books to Women in Prison and donate to their organization!


Food & Drink

Big Jones | 5347 N Clark
Holiday pantry sales on signature hot sauces, fruit preserves, and pickles which make great stocking stuffers!

In Fine Spirits | 5418 N Clark
In-store tasting from 3-6pm. Purchases of 6 or more alcoholic bottles will receive 15% off

Land & Lake Andersonville | 5420 N Clark
Offering mimosa special for brunch ($18 includes 1.5 hours of unlimited mimosas-valid with purchase of an entrée) 10am-3pm and then great happy hour specials from 4-6pm

Meeting House Tavern | 5025 N Clark
Saturday: $5 Premium Well Cocktails, $5 Margaritas, $12 Mimosa Carafes

Tasting India |

The SoFo Tap | 4923 N Clark
Doggy Days from 12-3/All draft beers 1/2 off from 12-3. All Day Specials: $4 Tangerine Wheat Beer, $5 Signature Margaritas

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark
Complimentary spiced Syrah

About Small Business Saturday

This year’s celebration is the 12th Annual Small Business Saturday, since it started in 2010, consumers have reported spending an estimated $120 billion across all Small Business Saturdays combined. 1 That’s $120 billion toward helping communities thrive, spent over just ten days alone.

In order to drive shoppers to Shop Small® this November 26, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is participating in the Small Business Saturday Coalition Program to spotlight small businesses and the impact they have on communities. According to the 2019 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, 97% of consumers who shopped on Small Business Saturday agree that small businesses are essential to their community and 95% reported the day makes them want to shop or eat at small, independently-owned businesses all year long, not just during the holiday season2.

November 26, 2022 marks the 12th Annual Small Business Saturday, a celebration of small businesses and the positive impact they have on communities across the country. American Express, having created Small Business Saturday in 2010, proudly works with organizations and independent businesses to provide solutions that support communities and uplift local economies. Learn more and connect with us on ShopSmall.com, Instagram.com/ShopSmall, and Facebook.com/SmallBusinessSaturday

1 This spend statistic is an aggregate of the average spend as reported by consumers in surveys commissioned by American Express reporting spend habits on Small Business Saturday of consumers who were aware of the day. It does not reflect actual receipts or sales. Each such survey was conducted among a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults. The surveys had an overall margin of error of between +/- 2.0% and +/- 5.47%, at the 95% level of confidence. The data was projected from the samples based on then-current U.S. Census estimates of the U.S. adult population (18+).

2 The 2019 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey was conducted by Teneo on behalf of American Express and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). The study is a nationally representative sample of 2,287 U.S. adults 18 years of age or older. The sample was collected using an email invitation and an online survey. The study gathered self-reported data and does not reflect actual receipts or sales. It was conducted anonymously on December 1, 2019. The survey has an overall margin of error of +/- 2.0%, at the 95% level of confidence. Projections are based on the current U.S. Census estimates of the U.S. adult population, age 18 years and over.

Holiday Meals & Offers

Holiday Meals & Offers

Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s are right around the corner, and although celebrating the holidays will look quite different this year for many, there are still plenty of opportunities to Dine with Intention and support your favorite Andersonville bakeries, restaurants, and caterers. Also, don’t forget to compost those scraps. Sign up for service today with WasteNot Compost

Order Your Pies!

A Taste of Heaven Bakery & Cafe
5401 North Clark
Stop by the shop for your Thanksgiving needs!
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Defloured: A Gluten Free Bakery
1477 West Balmoral Ave
This year we have a new online order form for you to easily fill and submit. Please click the link below and follow the prompts through to complete your order. We are taking orders until November 18th, or until we reach capacity. Any questions, please email us at info@deflouredbakery.com. Thank you! Order Form.

First Slice Pie Cafe
5357 North Ashland
Make your way to firstslice.org to make your order or stop in and fill out one of their order forms!
Learn More >

Lost Larson
5318 North Clark
Pumpkin basque cheesecake. Dare to be different. Now accepting limited pre-orders through our website for pick-up.
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Gadabout
5212 North Clark
Mutsu Apple & Miso Caramel Pie – $30
Chai Spiced Pumpkin Pie w/ Coconut Whip -$28
Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie – $32
Learn More >

M henry
5707 North Clark
Bring M henry home for the Holidays with some of your favorite flavors. Please stop in, call, or shoot an email at customerservice@mhenry.net to place your orders.
Learn More >


Holiday Dinners To-Go

Bar Roma5101 North Clark
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Let #BarRoma do the cooking this year with Chef Ramos’ family style feast, featuring cider brined roasted turkey, sage gravy, whipped garlic potatoes, classic green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, pretzel rolls, and bourbon pecan pie. Visit BarRomaChicago.com to place your order for pickup on Wednesday, November 24. Orders must be placed before November 19, 2021.

Bettie Lou’s Restaurant
5633 North Ashland
Fried Turkey mac, yams, greens dressing and optional dessert of sweet potato pie! Pre Order before November 19, 2021.

Big Jones
5347 North Clark
For Thanksgiving 2021, we will be turning it up a notch and have crafted a menu we are proud of and which we think you and yours will truly enjoy. The menu will be available exclusively to go for you to enjoy in your home.

All packages include one reusable pint bottle of our signature battery punch, which serves four. Only persons ages 21 or over may order Thanksgiving Dinner packages. A vegetarian option is also available – a giant “tamale” of Spence Farm Iroqouis white corn and acorn flour foraged and prepared by Chef Paul’s brother Brett in the woods of Southern Indiana. It’ll be stuffed and served with a delicious gravy, you won’t miss the turkey at all. When you select a dinner package, you will be prompted to choose traditional or meat-free options. Order Here

Fireside Restaurant
5739 North Ravenswood
We are offering both Full Turkey (serves 8-10) and Half Turkey (serves 4-5) dinners for pickup and delivery. Each comes with gravy, green beans, cranberry chutney, herb stuffing, and a choice of mashed potatoes or sweet mashed potatoes. Pies are also available. Individual Turkey Dinners will be available for pickup on Thanksgiving Day between 11am-4pm – limit of 6 dinners per person. Call 773-561-7433 to place your order! Full Turkey ($159.95). Half Turkey ($99.95). Individual turkey meal ($28) In addition to catering, Fireside Restaurant will be open Thanksgiving Day. In addition to our regular menu, we will offer Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the sides and Prime Rib. Reservations for Thanksgiving can be made on RESY.

Pauline’s
1754 West Balmoral Avenue
Turkey, Mash Potato, Dressing, Gravy, Vegetables, Roll and Slice of Pie! Served on Thanksgiving Day. Now accepting pre-orders. 773-561-8573

Replay Andersonville
5358 North Clark: Taking Pre-Orders until November 22! Call 773-654-1369 for reservations or to place your order. $28 Adults/$15 Children 10 and Under. Dinner for two – $50
1st Course: Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
2nd Choice of: Cesar or Mixed Greens Salad
3rd Course Choice of:
-Roasted Turkey Breast, Herbed Turkey Jus with Orange
-Cinnamon Infused Cranberry Sauce, Green Bean Casserole with Mushrooms and Crispy Shallots, Mashed Potatoes, and Vegetarian Sage Stuffing.
– Hen of the Woods Mushroom Risotto with fresh Asparagus
Dessert Choice of: Chocolate Bread Pudding or Pumpkin Pie

Uvae Kitchen and Wine Bar
5553 North Clark
Preorder items for pick up on Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Dessert: Goat Cheese Cheesecake with spiced cranberry compote $40
Reheat side dishes: Artichokes & Crispy Brussels Sprouts

Thanksgiving Dinner Wine Pairings: Guests can place their orders at toasttab.com/uvae
Includes Sparkling Cava, Rose, White & Red for 2| includes 4 five ounce portions $35
Full Bottle of each $75 (four full bottles)
Uvae Manhattan for Two $20
Bottle Spiced Syrah $25 includes dried orange garnish
Guests can place their orders at www.toasttab.com/uvae.


Cocktails, Beer & Wine To-Go

Fireside Restaurant
5739 North Ravenswood
All cocktail list is out and includes a boozy Pumpkin Spice Latte, the “O, CANADA!”, Autumn Sangria, and our house Glogg!

KOVAL Distillery
4241 North Ravenswood Ave
KOVAL is hosting a special Thanksgiving Cocktail Class inside our distillery space at 4241 N. Ravenswood Ave. on Thursday 11/18 at 7PM. Tickets Description – “Join KOVAL for a delicious cocktail class on our distillery platform! Up your cocktail game this Thanksgiving with our intimate and hands-on instruction, and be sure to impress your friends and family with our unique and festive drinks. Enjoy cocktails featuring cinnamon spice, cranberry and so much more. The evening will begin with a sneak peek into our distillery and a special taste of a limited edition whiskey. Class includes the instruction and enjoyment of 3 cocktails, with the guidance of an instructor and provided recipes. All bartending equipment is included – simply show up ready to learn! Please note that KOVAL requires all visitors to show proof of vaccination upon entry”

Simon’s Tavern
5210 North Clark
Get Glogged at home with a little help from Simon’s Tavern! Jugs of Glogg are perfect for any stay-at-home celebration this holiday season and come in 32oz, 64oz and 99oz and are available for purchase Monday through Thursday from 3-10PM and 11AM-11PM Friday through Sunday.


Thanksgiving Specialty Items and Survival Kits

Colectivo Coffee
5425 North Clark
Offering Turkey Trot – Fair Trade/Organic Thanksgiving blend in cafes and online for the entire month of November. Cafe sales of the coffee in the Chicago area as well as a portion of online sales will benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository. More info is here.

A Colectivo tradition since the 1990s, their beloved Turkey Trot is back and ready to rescue you from tryptophan-induced napping! They’ve carefully selected double-certified Fair Trade/Organic coffees from our cooperative partners in Honduras and Mexico to create a cornucopia of flavors to top your Turkey Day. This balanced cup offers dried fruit and holiday spice notes complemented by a medium body and acidity plus a touch of roast to round it out. Gobble gobble! For every bag you buy, Colectivo will donate $1 to hunger relief programs that serve cafe neighborhoods.

Helix Cafe
6237 North Clark Street
Hosting friends for the first time since COVID? Heading home to see the extended family? Helix has you covered with their Thanksgiving survival kit. Select one 12oz bag of HalfWit Coffee Roasters Coffee, one 9oz jar of Twidley Bits jam or fruit butter, and one 6 oz Edgewater Candles (35 hours of burn time!) Save $5 with this bundle valued at $45 and bring some of Chicago’s best home to your family! Order Here

Chicago Market Pop-Up
We’re partnering with some of our favorite vendors to bring us a selection of Thanksgiving-themed products. Click on the links below to purchase turkeys from Mint Creek Farm, Thanksgiving in a Jar jam from Twidley Bits, sage stuffing sausage from Chicago Meat Collective, and table centerpieces from City Grange. AND… Our SHOP team is back with pre-sale ordering!


Tablescapes & Decorations

Andersonville Antiques
Andersonville Galleria
Andersonville Kitchen & Bath
Brownstone Antiques
Cassona Home Furnishing
City Grange
FOURSIDED
Five Element Home
Foyer Shop
Gethsemane Garden Center
The Wooden Spoon
Mercantile M
Norcross and Scott
Roost Chicago


Last Minute Snack Stops

Andale Market
Andersonville Wine & Spirits
City Olive
Clark Haus
Edgewater Produce
In Fine Spirits
JB’s Deli


Flex those Eating Muscles!

Be Yoga Andersonville-Retail Sale: 15% off any 3 items or 20% off any 5 items, everything included: gift cards, class packages, clothes, mugs, gear, everything! Available through New Years. Membership Sale: One Year Limitless Yoga (includes in-person, livestream, and on-demand classes), Free Introductory Month Unlimited Yoga for One Friend, Half Hour Private Class to Workshop Any Posture, all for $1100 (more than $1,300 value). Available November 25-30


Friendsgiving with Fun-giving

Raven Theatre-“The Last Pair of Earlies” – Family Weekend $10 Off Tickets when you purchase 2 or more – CODE: RAVENFAM10


Games, Puzzles, and Battle Lines Drawn

Shop Women & Children First, RAYGUN, Play*, Strange Cargo (Free winner button with purchase), Swedish American Museum


Kids Table

StudioUs
Harvest Painting class on 11/17 & Stuffed Turkey workshop 10am-3pm Wednesday 11/24. Classes can be purchased on the website.


Planning Your Soundtrack

Rattleback Records
Record Store Day: Black Friday is happening on Nov 26th. We’ll be open from 9am – 7pm. Record Store Day is a global celebration of music that features new releases, re-issues, limited editions, and collector’s sets only available as RSD exclusives. All items are very limited quantities and are first come first serve!


Fun Games to play around the table

Transit Tees’ Chicago Handshake
Wine Wars!
Pick up puzzles from Women & Children First, RAYGUN, Play*, Strange Cargo, Swedish American Museum & more


Treats for your Favorite Pup!

Urban Pooch
Jameson Loves Danger
Kriser’s Andersonville

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