Shop, play and dine in the neighborhood this weekend! Dozens of 19th Ward retailers will line the sidewalks with sale merchandise Fri., Aug. 19 and Sat., Aug. 20 starting at 10 a.m. Al fresco dining and information on upcoming children’s classes and programs are also part of the event.
The Shop19 Summer Sidewalk Sale is sponsored by the Morgan Park/Beverly Hills Business Association, the 95th Street Business Association and the Mt. Greenwood Community and Business Association.
Participants include a wide variety of locally owned and operated businesses from the entire neighborhood, including the 8900 to 11900 blocks of Western Avenue; 95th Street; 99th Street and Walden Parkway; 103rd Street between Longwood Drive and Wood Street; 107th Street and Hale Avenue; and 111th Street.
In addition to great shopping and dining, there’s fun for the kids! Saturday’s festivities include a petting zoo and pony rides at the 30th annual County Fair Fest at County Fair Foods, 10800 S. Western Ave., Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Later, head over to Horse Thief Hollow, 10426 S. Western Ave., for its annual Summer Swelter parking lot party beginning at 5 p.m. The popular outdoor event includes craft beers from local breweries, tacos, live music, live art, entertainment from the Chicago Pyrotechnic Fire Dancers and more!
The Shop19 Summer Sidewalk Sale includes the following local merchants:
Beverly Bike and Ski, 9121 S. Western Ave.; Heirloom Antiques, 9133 S. Western Ave.; Bridgeport Coffee, 9135 S. Western Ave.; Town Armanetti Liquor, 10000 S. Western Ave.; Loquacious Catering, 10018 S. Western Ave.; Bev-Art Brewer and Wine Making Supply, 10033 S. Western Ave.; Bookie’s Paperbacks & More, 2419 W. 103rd St.; Kiddie Kouture, 10324 S. Western Ave.; Running Excels, 10328 S. Western Ave.; Horse Thief Hollow, 10426 S. Western Ave.; Klees Golf Shop, 10436 S. Western Ave.; Everything’s Relative, 10548 S. Western Ave.; Dance Gallery, 10628 S. Western Ave.; County Fair, 10800 S. Western Ave.; Beverly Records, 11612 S. Western Ave., and A Healthy U, 11704 S. Western Ave. 95th Street
Essential Creations, 2112 W. 95th St.; Southtown Health Foods, 2100 W. 95th St., and Beverly Hills Market Place, 1809 W. 95th St.
99th and Walden
Figlia, 9907 S. Walden Pkwy.; Blossom Boys, 9911 S. Walden Pkwy.; Sweet Freaks, 9915 S. Walden Pkwy.; Cakewalk Chicago, 1741 W. 99th St., and Markland-Hubbard Gourmet Provisions, 1739 W. 99th St.
RMH Interiors & Design, 1800 W. 103rd St.; Morgan Locksmiths, 1825 W. 103rd St.; Calabria Imports, 1905 W. 103rd St.; Heritage Gallery, 1907 W. 103rd St.; Root Consignment Company, 1913 W. 103rd St., and Belle Up Boutique, 1915 W. 103rd St.
Ellie’s Cafe, 10701 S. Hale Ave.
Marie Therese Antiques, 2716 W. 111th St.; Connections Learning Center, 2744 W. 111th St.; Shrader’s Goods, 3145 W. 111th St., South Side Irish Imports, 3446 W. 111th St., and Marie’s Cafe & Catering, 3660 W. 111th St.