5 Things to Do Around Chicago: June 29 to July 1 (Chicago Botanic Garden)

Say goodbye to June and hello to July with a shopping event, art and food festivals, and a cookbook signing around Chicago this weekend.

Glencoe Sidewalk Sale

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: Glencoe Sidewalk Sale

Image courtesy of the Glencoe Chamber of Commerce.

June 29-30
Glencoe

You’ll have a chance to explore Glencoe during this event highlighting some of the best merchandise and food the village has to offer.

Windy City RibFest in Uptown

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: Windy City RibFest in Uptown

Photo courtesy of Special Events Management.

June 29 to July 1
Chicago

For the 10th year, Windy City RibFest in Uptown will bring together some of the best local rib vendors and bands. Plus, kids will love arts & crafts, games, inflatables, and more.

Chef Bill Kim Cookbook Signing

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: Chef Bill Kim Cookbook Signing
June 30
Chicago

Bar Biscay will host Chef Bill Kim, author of “Korean BBQ: Master Your Grill in Seven Sauces,” for a cookbook signing and pairing event.

Summer Fest

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: Glenview Summer Fest

Photo courtesy of Glenview Chamber of Commerce.

June 30
Glenview

Get to know Glenview during this annual fest, which will feature booths from local businesses and organizations, entertainment, activities for kids, and more. After, stick around for Pantry Palooza Rock 2 Sotck Music Fest to support Northfield Township Food Pantry.

Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival

5 Things to Do Around Chicago: Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival

Photo courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden.

June 30 to July 1
Glencoe

The gorgeous grounds of Chicago Botanic Garden will be the site of this art festival featuring photography, paintings, jewelry, and more from 100 juried artists.

 

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Anna Carlson writes the weekly 5 Things to Do column and monthly Recommended Events. A graduate of the University of Missouri, her work has been published in Chicago Parent, Inside Columbia Magazine and Central California Parent Magazine. She is a proud supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital