Weekend Events in the Neighborhood and in the Air, plus Volunteer for Bucktown Arts Fest NEXT Weekend
Happy Saturday! Today’s post is sponsored by the The UPS Store (1658 N. Milwaukee Ave.). Their Moving Kit includes 9 large boxes of various sizes, two roles of heavy duty tape, and bubble wrap. Reference ‘pipeline’ if you stop in.
Moving on, here’s what’s on our radar for the weekend. If we missed your event, add it as a comment.
Saturday, August 18th
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everything Must Go Yard Sale (1450 N. Leavitt)
10 a.m. – 3 p.m: 54th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show. Via 32nd Ward Ald. Waguespack’s latest e-newsletter, this year’s headliners include the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights and the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs. A summer tradition, the Air and Water Show is the largest FREE show of its kind in the United States. For more information visit www.chicagoairandwatershow.us. (North Ave. Beach)
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. G Star Raw is closing for remodeling from August 20-27th and having a final sale weekend. (1525 N. Milwaukee)
Noon- 4 p.m. Lunch Launch with Greek Yogurt Bar (Taxim, 1558 N. Milwaukee Ave.) - Try out Taxim’s all new bar featuring fresh, made-from- scratch Greek yogurt. View the new lunch menu and the yogurt bar menu.
2 – 5 p.m. Wine Tasting.. From the R&W Facebook page: “Dive head first into the land of Austria and their wonderful world of Rieslings! First off, Paul Grieco is here pouring the wine! Secondly, we will accompany with food from Butcher & Larder, La Quercia, Hot Chocolate, La Boulangerie, and Paulina Meats. Don’t miss this momentus tasting!!!” (Red & White, 1861 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
Sunday August 19th
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Yard Sale (1450 N. Leavitt)
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wicker Park Farmers Market (1425 N. Damen)
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Logan Square Farmers Market
10 a,. to 3 p.m. Chicago Air & Water Show (North Ave. Beach)
1-5 p.m.: West Bucktown Block Party (2500 block of Moffat)
3-7 p.m.: East Village Block Party (800 Block N. Winchester)
5-8 p.m.: Fundraiser to support UK Village Family (Haymarket Pub)
2 p.m. Bring the whole family and…. paint a turtle! Arts n Spirits will be painting this adorable turtle, or you can try your hand at any of our their other fun paintings! To register for class, call at 773-772-3877 or click here. (1921 N. Damen)