Labor Day Weekend Guide

September 2, 2011 1:00 PM

Lake Forest Art Fair On The Square

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Labor Day weekend is upon us! From festivals to music, the city and suburbs are full of things to do.

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Real Fan Days

Brookfield Zoo
8400 31st St
Brookfield, IL 60513

Friday, September 2
Saturday, September 3

Brookfield Zoo celebrates Chicago’s professional sports teams this summer with “REAL FAN DAYS.” A sports team will be featured along with the connections it shares to animals in the zoo. Visitors who wear a featured team’s apparel on the REAL FAN DAYS weekend will receive a 20% discount off admission.

Naperville's Last Fling

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Naperville’s Last Fling

Downtown Naperville
Main St. and Jackson Ave
Naperville, IL

Saturday, September 3

Join 670 the score’s Mike Esposito and Steve Rosenbloom broadcasting live from downtown Naperville on Saturday, September 3rd from 8am-12:30pm for Naperville’s last fling! Brought to you by bud light. Come out to the broadcast and enter to win a trip for two to Riu Caribe in Riviera Maya, Mexico- brought to you by apple vacations, America’s favorite vacation company.

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Chicago Jazz Festival

Grant Park
205 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601
Festival Guide

Thursday-Sunday, September 1-4

The 33rd Annual Chicago Jazz Festival will take place Labor Day weekend in the heart of downtown.

 The free festival will take place across multiple locations, the Chicago Cultural Center to Grant Park.

North Coast Music Festival

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North Coast Music Festival

Union Park
1501 W Randolph
Chicago, IL 60607

Friday-Sunday, September 2-4

North Coast Music Group is a collaboration of independent promoters in Chicago. From electronic, hip hop, jam band, indie rock and more, the North Coast Music Festival is packed with major talent.


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Schaumburg Septemberfest

101 Schaumburg Ct.
Schaumburg Rd. at Summit Dr.
Schaumburg, IL 60193

Saturday-Monday, September 3-5

Since 1970, Septemberfest has become a family tradition. Whether you come for the arts & crafts show, the carnival, the fantastic food or the all-day entertainment, or just to meet up with family, friends and neighbors, there’s something for everyone at Septemberfest. As always, admission is FREE.

Lake Forest Art Fair On The Square

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Art Fair On The Square

Downtown Lake Forest “Market Square”
1 Market Square Ct
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Sunday-Monday, September 4,-5

“ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE”. An outdoor, juried fine art festival held in Market Square, Lake Forest. Produced by the non-profit Deer Path Art League. The show features 180 national artists, student artwork and family arts and crafts activities. Come walk the beautiful tree lined, historic Market Square which was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw in 1916. Art mediums include, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media, textile/fiber, photography, digital art, wood, sculpture, painting and more.

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