December 5, 2008

local shopping in chicago

There are so many things to do around the city this weekend:

Southport Holiday Stroll Friday from 5-9. Enjoy some holiday cheer – carolers, a sleigh ride, free samples and more. Between Byron and Belmont on Southport Avenue.

Do Division Holiday Walk All day Saturday. Participating stores offer sales and treats to customers, and there are free carriage rides down Division Street.

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Sale Saturday and Sunday. Third annual craft fair with over 150 vendors. At the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse.

DEPART-ment Holiday '08 Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Over 125 vendors offering handmade goodies. 2000 W. Fulton (at Damen).

Lincoln Square Christkindl Market Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Eat traditional German food, listen to Christmas Carols, and sip on glogg as you shop among the dozens of vendors and merchants in Lincoln Square.

Roscoe Village Winterfest Stroll Saturday and Sunday. The shops (between Damen and Oakley on Roscoe) will serve cocktails and appetizers, host live music, and offer wine tastings or trunk shows.

With all these shopping options, you're sure to find something for everyone on your list. And it'll be fun trying!

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