Is it just me or did June come and go way to fast? Get the most out of the last weekend in June 2018 with a series of events taking place across Chicago. This weekend, shop a selection of vintages goods at a Rooftop Vintage Market in the South Loop. Catch some vibes during brunch and day-party in Bridgeport. Sample BBQ smothered racks from around the nation at the Windy City Ribfest. Stand up for families the Daley Center. Celebrate the quintessential Chicago art form, known as “Footwork” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, plus more things to do this weekend in Chicago.
Rooftop Vintage Market
Saturday | June 30th | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Rooftop at Roosevelt Collection Shops | 150 W Roosevelt Rd. | Free
Make your way to Roosevelt Collections for a Rooftop Vintage Market in partnership with Twisted Vintage Decor. Peruse vintage and handmade goods from over 20 local vendors comprised of clothing, shoes, accessories, apothecary, and more. Snack, shop, and savor this weekend in the South Loop. RSVP for the event and receive updates on vendors plus special offers.
Another Damn Pop-up Shop
Friday | June 29th | 7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
The Connection | 4321 S Cottage Grove Ave. | Free
PILLARS, the local streetwear brand will host a pop-up shop this weekend. The event will feature other local fashion brands plus indie based artists, products, and services. Join PILLARS for an evening of live music, food, drinks, fashion, and fun. For more details, visit their event page.
Sunday | July 1st | 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Maria’s | 960 W 31 St. | Free
RUNCH-SKI is an all-day collaborative experience led by Brunchlox x Kimski. The monthly event will celebrate the start of a new month with PORK OF JULY. The event will feature pork-themed dishes for the Brunchlox brunch and Kimski dinner menu. Drink options for the event include 40+ draft beers hundreds of bottles/cans, and delicious craft cocktails served up by Maria’s Packaged Goods staff. Dine on swine while you listen to vibes curated by five well-known DJ’s. For more information on this event filled with summer vibes, be sure to visit the event page here.
Windy City Ribfest
Lawrence & Broadway| $5 Donation
Windy City Ribfest is back in a big way as it celebrates 10 years of slabs, sides, and smokin’ live music in Uptown. The popular three-day festival will bring back top local and national ribbers for a pre-Fourth of July celebration that is as saucy as ever. For more details on this event be sure to visit the event page.
Families Belong Together – Chicago March
Saturday | June 30th | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Daley Center | 50 W Washington St. | Free
Join over 100 + organizations as they come together to protest the administration’s policy of separating kids from their parents. The protest is taking place throughout the country, for more details on an event near you, visit FamiliesBelongTogether.org to learn how you can get involved.
Arts & Culture:
MCA Prime Time: F00tw3rk
Saturday | June 30th | 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago | 220 E Chicago Ave. | $15 – $25
Celebrate Footwork, the quintessential Chicago art form that became a global phenomenon through online sharing platforms, with a late-night museum takeover party at the Museum of Contemporary Art for their Primetime event series. The evening will feature sets by Chicago footwork legends, an outdoor party, and individual art installations. Grab your tickets now to this unique event here.
A Johnson Publishing Story Opening
Thursday | June 27th | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Stony Island Arts Bank | 6760 South Stony Island Ave. | Free
Join the Rebuild Foundation for the opening of A Johnson Publishing Story, an exhibition spotlighting materials from the Johnson Publishing Archive, which features more than 15,000 items donated to Rebuild Foundation including books, periodicals, ephemera, paintings, and sculpture. The archive also includes original furnishings and interior design elements custom-designed for Ebony/Jet Building, now a historical landmark in downtown Chicago. The evening will also feature Theaster Gates in conversation with Linda Johnson Rice discussing the stewardship, preservation, and promotion of Black excellence. Get a first look at the exhibition by registering to attend the event.
What I’m Seeking:
This weekend catch me all around the city enjoying the lovely 90-degree temperature. See what I am seeking all long by following me Instagram at The Haute Seeker.