Are you near Chicagoland, IL, US? Then you’re in luck!
Esther’s Place Fiber Arts Studio, Big Rock, Illinois
Esther’s is introducing UFO Fridays, every Friday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.! Bring your Unfinished Fiber Object and have tea and chat while you finally get that project finished. Need a little help with a complicated project or pattern? Then UFO Fridays is the place to be!
And coming soon: The Julia Child Project– Inspired by the movie, Julie & Julia, go try out some of Julia’s classic and delicious recipes. $10 Tues. April 13th 1 p.m. until 4p.m.
Contact Esther’s Place for more details:
Esther’s Place, 201 W. Galena Street (Route 30), Big Rock, IL, 60511, USA
On the web: http://esthersplacefibers.com
The Brigantine Gallery, Downers Grove, Illinois
Mark your calendars, The Brigantine Gallery is still hosting Friday Night Adult Paint & Play, every Friday night from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. They ask that you call by Friday afternoon to reserve a spot. The cost is $15 per person and includes everything, materials, food, beverages, music. It’s a great and relaxing evening. And don’t worry if you have no artistic skills, this event is all about socializing, learning and fun. So don’t be shy!
The Brigantine Gallery, 5149 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL, 60515, USA.
On the web: http://www.vickeryart.com
Renegade Handmade, Chicago, Illinois
Spotlight Series, “Seedlings and Sprouts”, all new work by Heidi Kenney. They’re having an opening reception Saturday April 3rd 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. come on out for free food, drinks and a great art show.
Also, it’s a ways off yet, but don’t forget the Annual Renegade Craft Fair is coming September 11 and 12. Mark your calendars for one of fall’s best weekends.
Renegade Handmade, 1924 W. Division St., Chicago, IL, 60622, USA.
On The Web: http://renegadehandmade.com
Sister Arts Studio, Chicago, Illinois
There’s lots to do and learn at Sister Arts Studio this spring! Head on over there to check out some of these goodies. Pre-register at their website for all events and camps, and to get more details.
Knitting Camp is going on now! March 29 – April 2nd
DYI Ugly Doll Camp, April 5th – 9th
Daybreak Shawl Class by Stephen West, April 17th & 24th
Tween “Knit-Night”, April 30th & May 21st
Mother’s Day Creative Event, May 8th
Going on Now! Cormorant Sweater began March 25th
Spyrogyra Shawl begins May 20th
Sister Arts Studio, 721 W. Wrightwood, Chicago, Illinois, USA
On the web: http://www.sisterartsstudio.com
Mojo Spa, Chicago, Illinois
Beauty and Brunch, Sundays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Every Sunday, Mojo Spa serves complimentary homemade brunch with the purchase of a Silver, Gold, or Platinum Spa Combo. Reservations are required.
Pajama Nights, First Fridays from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. The cost is $30 minimum purchase which entitles you to a free facial and make-up application, plus you’ll get to enjoy a DJ and complimentary dessert bar. Reservations are required.
Mojo Spa, 1468 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA
On the web: http://www.mojospa.com
Global Handmade Hope, Park Ridge, Illinois
Here are some of the upcoming events that support Fair Trade and help to benefit people living in underdeveloped nations. Contact the store for more details.
First Fridays, the next one is April 2nd from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. It’s a free event featuring fair trade wine and chocolate!
Fundraiser with Park Ridge Community Church Yoga Group, April 5th from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. They will be selling yoga bags and other items. See their website calendar for more details.
Fair Trade and True Vineyard Workshop, April 6th, 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. You’ll get to learn more about fair trade and True Vineyard while enjoying a performance of traditional Rwandan dance and shopping for lovely fair trade gifts.
Global Handmade Hope, 428 W. Touhy Ave., Park Ridge, Illinois, USA
On the web: http://www.globalhandmadehope.com