Weekly Events Calendar: 08.02.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • August is…whatever you want it to be on AT.
    • flickr photosharing is off to a great start!
    • Keep sending us your tips, ideas, and suggestions as usual.

  • 2006 Champagne Chair Tour
    • From the more than 600 entries, see the selected 50 chairs that have been touring the country since March, including the winning chair and judges’ picks.
    • DWR Tree Studios, 10 East Ohio St.
    • Reception on Thursday, August 3, 6-8pm; Chairs will be on display from Tuesday, August 1-7

  • Simple Garden Bouquets Demo
    • Learn how to bring the summer garden inside in this hands-on demonstration on harvesting and arranging cut flowers. Learn proper techniques and simple ways to arrange flowers for a lovely summer table setting.
    • Garfield Park Conservatory
    • Thursday, August 3, 6-7:30 pm

  • Retro on Roscoe
    • Highlights include an antique car and motorcycle show and craft vendors.
    • 3400 N. Damen
    • Saturday and Sunday, August 5-6, noon-10 pm

  • Northalsted Market Days
    • The Northalsted Area Merchants Association includes 80 businesses offering vendors, arts, and crafts.
    • Halsted Street corridor from Barry Street to West Irving Park Rd.
    • Saturday and Sunday, August 5-6, 11 am-10 pm

  • Gold Coast River North Art Fair
    • Heralded as the “Grand Daddy” of American art festivals, the Gold Coast River North Art Fair embarks this summer on its 49th year.
    • Along LaSalle Street, at the intersections of Erie, Huron, and Superior
    • Friday (noon-6 pm), Saturday & Sunday (10 am-6 pm), August 4-6