Summer’s coming, and we’re getting excited about all the happenings in the neighborhoods near The Admiral at the Lake. We’ve picked out a few of our favorite activities in June, all within walking distance.
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June Activities near The Admiral at the Lake
Festivals near The Admiral at the Lake
Chicagoans love to party, and some of the best festivals in the city are right here in our neighborhood. Anticipation makes the walk seem shorter, because you surely don’t want to drive.
June 9, 10 & 11, 2017
Clark Street from Foster to Catalpa
For a measly sawbuck, Andersonville puts on quite a show. Enjoy live entertainment, dancing, food, unique wares from local and not-so-local vendors and sales by local merchants.
June 1-11, 2017
Edgewater & Uptown
Celebrate innovative performance throughout Edgewater and Uptown with music, theater, dance, a hip hop celebration, wine tasting, community dinners. Performers include Rough House Theater, Ayako Kato + Synapse Arts, Neo-Futurists, The People’s Revolution of 2017, and Barrel of Monkeys.
The “Celebrate Community” Parade June 3 begins at 1:30 at Swift School Playground, 5900 N. Winthrop Ave., and winds its way to Creative Coworking, 5940 N. Sheridan Rd.
The Uptown Arts Crawl takes place June 10 and includes Same Planet Performance Project at 1136 W. Wilson Ave, Same Planet Performance Project and Base Line: Argyle is Alive at 1118 W. Argyle St.
Farmers Markets near The Admiral at the Lake
Wednesdays, 3-8 p.m.
Berwyn Avenue between Clark and Ashland
On Wednesdays, join your neighbors from 3 to 8 p.m. to check out free-range meat, poultry, and eggs; cheese; fresh-baked goods; herbal vinegars; salsa; artisanal jams; honey; and fare from local eateries. All items are made with sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients when possible.
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Broadway Armory Parking lot, 5917 N. Broadway, at the corner of Thorndale and Broadway
Stroll to Edgewater’s market for fresh local produce, baked goods, cheeses, coffee, handmade products, and free live acoustic music.
Argyle Night Market (begins in July, but oh! the anticipation!)
Thursdays, 5-9 p.m.
Argyle between Sheridan Road and Kenmore
Enjoy fresh produce, meats, handmade crafts, fare from local eateries, and multicultural entertainment.
And don’t forget the Edgewater Neighborhood Yard Sale June 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 200 households participate in this annual event, which has boundaries from Foster to Devon on the south and north and Clark and Sheridan on the west and east sides.
Favorite Night Spots near The Admiral at the Lake
4802 N Broadway St.
Mondays—Patricia Barber Quartet
Wednesdays—Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan/Frank Catalano Sextet
Thursdays—Andy Brown Solo Jazz Guitar/Alan Gresik’s Swing Shift Orchestra
Fridays—Chris Foreman/After Hours Green Mill Quartet Jam Session
Saturdays—The Paper Machete stand-up/After Hours Jazz Party with Sabertooth
Sundays—Uptown Poetry Slam/Soul Jazz Night
June 2 & 3—Ben Allison Band
June 16 & 17—Rob Clearfield Quartet
June 23 & 24—Mike Jones Trio
June 30 & July 1—Clark Sommers Record Release Party with Jeff Parker
4707 N Broadway St.
Thursdays—Grotesque Burlesque/Chicago Magic Lounge
Fridays & Saturdays—The Kiss Kiss Cabaret
Theaters near The Admiral at the Lake
1515 W Berwyn Ave.
Thursdays—Pharm House: College Shows
Saturdays—Phamily The Musical
1115 W Berwyn Ave.
4746 N. Racine Ave.
June 6—Future Islands
June 14—Portugal.The Man.
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
Fridays-Sundays—The Infinite Wrench
6157 N. Clark St.
Through June 11—Time Stands Still
Through June 17—Not About Nightingales
1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
June 24-July 23—Going to a Place Where You Already Are
170 N. Dearborn St.
Through June 4—Objects in the Mirror
Through June 18—Pamplona
June 17-July 23—Ah, Wilderness!
Entertainment at The Admiral at the Lake
We really don’t have to go far to enjoy high-quality entertainment at The Admiral at the Lake. Stage performances, live music, dance, lectures, and more are presented in the building that houses numerous paintings, sculptures and other artwork from resident artists.
For example, on June 6 at 8:30 a.m., the 2017 State of Edgewater examines how the area has changed and envisions its future direction and will be hosted by The Admiral at the Lake.
We’re also excited for our next event on June 7th at The Admiral at the Lake for those who are interested in learning more about our community. We’ll be hosting Admiral residents, Alderman Harry Osterman, Kate Piatt-Eckert (Executive Director of Steep Theatre Company), and Rich Hagerty (Owner of Pearl’s Southern Comfort Restaurant) on a panel to discuss the tremendous attractions of the Edgewater/Andersonville neighborhood. Click here to learn more!
Our community members reflect the diversity and vibrancy of Edgewater, Andersonville, and the other neighborhoods on Chicago’s north side. The Admiral at the Lake is a continuing care community dedicated to supporting and promoting the personal independence, health and wellness of community members. We avoid using the terms retirement community or senior living, because The Admiral at the Lake encourages a lifestyle that rejects stereotypes of aging. Call 773.433.1801 or click today to get your free information kit.