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7th Annual Edgewater Arts Festival to Benefit Edgewater Artists in Motion
2019-04-09

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CHICAGO, IL — Edgewater Arts Festival www.edgewaterartists.com/, the premier art-focused, neighborhood festival occurring in the diverse Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago, has set a date for the 2019fest. The seventh annual festival will happen on Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the 1000 to 1200 block of West Granville, rain or shine.

This family-friendly fest will feature over 100 local artisans with crafts in the mediums of paint, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, wearables, photography, and more. Two stages of live music will bookend Broadway and Sheridan and feature an eclectic mix from plugged-in rock and roll to acoustic flamenco to big band brass horn sounds. A children's area will offer art activities for kids, face painting, a puppet show, and children's music. The beer garden will sell beer and wine plus food and other drinks. The festival will request a suggested donation of $5 per person to enter. Food and beverages will be for sale along with artistries from the 100 local artists.

Edgewater Arts Festival is currently accepting applications for artists to participate in the 2019 festival. The application fee is $20, and artisans may apply through May 1, 2019, online at www.edgewaterartists.com/2019-call-for-artists.html .

Website: www.edgewaterartists.com/ .

Social Media:

www.facebook.com/edgewaterartistsinmotion/ .

twitter.com/edgewaterartist .

www.instagram.com/gallery1070/ .

—From a press release

About the Edgewater Arts Fest

In its seventh year, the Edgewater Arts Festival started as a small gathering in 2013 and has now tripled its original footprint bringing over 100 local artisans together in one location to celebrate all forms of art. The family-friendly fest features live music and area food and drink with all proceeds benefiting Edgewater Artists in Motion to bring art back into the community. www.edgewaterartists.com/ .

About Edgewater Artists in Motion ( EAIM )

A 501( c )3 formed in 2014 by a group of Edgewater residents with a passion for art and a concern for their community and area businesses, Edgewater Artists in Motion ( EAIM ) was formed to bring the neighborhood together. Utilizing their art gallery space, Gallery 1070 located at 1070 West Granville, to host art events and live music concerts, EAIM fosters art experiences to establish Edgewater as a preeminent cultural destination in Chicago for the long-term benefit and beautification of this vibrant community. www.edgewaterartists.com/gallery-1070.html .


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