Dinner, desserts, dancing and more! Here are five cultural events in and around Chicago this weekend.
Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.
Friday, Sept. 9 – 🍡 Add some sweetness to your Friday night with a Japanese sweets workshop! Learn how to make Autumn-themed Nerikiri at the Japanese American Service Committee (4427 N. Clark St.) from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10 – 🌕 Stop by the Argyle Mid-Autumn Moon Festival (1069 W Argyle St.) from 3–10 p.m. The event will showcase music performances, live painting, art and more!
Saturday, Sept, 10 – 🪁 Celebrate Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving Day at the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be games and activities including kimchi making and kite making. Registration required.
Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11: 🦞 Eat well and live well at the Jerk, Seafood, and Vegan Festival (JSVFest) in the DuSable Museum Garden in Washington Park. More than just food, the festival will feature live performances from artists in a range of genres including pop, R&B, reggae, afrobeat, house, Latin and more. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.
Sunday, Sept. 11 – 🕺 Dance in Logan Square Barrio and Mercadito! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dance, music, food, vendors and surprises. Organized by Mujeres Artesanas con Carrillo, the festivities kick off at 10 a.m., live DJs and dancing get started at noon.
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