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Andersonville Flower & Garden Show April 21-22
From a press release
2018-04-13

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CHICAGO ( April 11, 2018 ): The Andersonville Flower & Garden Show returns next weekend for its 4th year of spring celebrations throughout the district. Organized by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ), over 30 businesses and community organizations join the roster this year, with additional vendors popping up with fresh florals, planting demonstrations, and special workshops. The free event also falls on Earth Day weekend, welcoming a variety of community groups to organize neighborhood-wide cleanup days and environmental programming.

Conceived by the owners of Mercantile M in 2015 as an event for Andersonville's home décor, furniture, and vintage shops to showcase their garden-themed and spring merchandise, the event has expanded in the past two years to include restaurants, other types of retailers, and most recently, the addition of floral shops and landscaping pop-ups.

Next weekend, expect to see live plants and flowers showcased at businesses like Andersonville's newest brick and mortar florist, Foyer Shop ( 1480 W. Berwyn ), a pop up by returning favorite Marguerite Gardens at Foursided ( 5061 N Clark ), in-shop floral arrangements by Youth and Yarrow at Milk Handmade ( 5137 N Clark ), A Pretty Flower in the lobby of The Guesthouse Hotel ( 4872 N Clark ), and a plant sale with the Peterson Garden Project. Landscaping demos will also be conducted throughout the weekend by City Spaces Landscaping & Design ( appearing at The Guesthouse Hotel both days ), as well as Red Stem Native Landscaping at Women and Children First ( 5233 N Clark ) on Saturday at 11AM.

With Earth Day falling on Sunday, April 22, several neighborhood organizations have aligned their annual environmental programming with the citywide cleanup day on Saturday, April 21: Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project will host an Earth Day tree walking tour at 11AM; the Winona Foster Winnemac Carmen ( WFWC ) Block Club hosts their Green Up Clean Up event on the 5100 block of North Carmen from 11AM-3PM; West Edgewater Andersonville Residents ( WEAR ) will host their Earth Day cleanup event; and the West Andersonville Neighbors Together ( W.A.N.T. ) will woodchip the path along Ravenswood between Berwyn and Balmoral.

All participating locations will be marked with a numbered garden gnome so guests can easily walk around the district and discover new experiences throughout the weekend. Be on the lookout for the official Andersonville Flower & Garden Show booklet/map, available in participating locations next week.

The full list of participating businesses and organizations includes:

Andersonville Antiques | 5245 N Clark

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark

Bethany Retirement Community | 4950 N Ashland

Butterfield Alpaca Ranch at Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark, 2nd Floor

Candyality | 5225 N Clark

City Olive | 5644 N Clark

Cowboys and Astronauts | 1478 W Summerdale

Crossroads Trading Company | 5127 N Clark

Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project Foursided | 5061 N Clark

Foyer Shop | 1480 W Berwyn

The Guesthouse Hotel | 4872 N Clark

Jerry's Sandwiches | 5419 N Clark

KOVAL Distillery | 5121 N Ravenswood

Lakeshore Dental Studio | 5505 N Clark

Martha Mae: Art Supplies & Beautiful Things | 5407 N Clark

Mercantile M | 5409 N Clark

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark

Murray & White | 5416 N Clark

Norcross and Scott | 1476 W Berwyn

Peterson Garden Project | 1101 W Lawrence

Scout | 5221 N Clark

StudioUs | 4806 N Clark

Strange Cargo Tees | 5216 N Clark

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark

Transit Tees | 5226 N Clark

West Andersonville Neighbors Together

WFCW Black Club | 5100 N Clark

West Edgewater Andersonville Residents

Women & Children First Bookstore | 5233 N Clark

Additional information and event details will continue to be updated online at andersonville.org .

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce fosters a vibrant environment in which Andersonville businesses can thrive by attracting a diverse customer base; providing business support services and advocacy; and engaging in business attraction, long-range planning, and economic development.


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