Join us for the 5th A Day in Avondale October 1st from 11-6pm, showcasing art and entertainment along Milwaukee Ave. between Kimball and Central Park! There will be performances and activities from Corner, Elastic, Hairpin Arts Center, Moe’s Tavern, Northwest Arts Connection and more!

Along Milwaukee Ave. From Kimball to Central Park

  • 11-6pm Information Booth at Woodard Plaza 2800 N. Milwaukee Ave. Get your ADIA listings, Urban Imaging designed Avondale community maps, Selfie Booth, t-shirts, and posters for purchase.
  • 11-12pm NAC Presents at Woodard Plaza: Shakespeare All-Stars engaging performance!
  • 1-6pm Vaudezilla at Woodard Plaza: Spin the Prize Wheel and performances at 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 & 4:30!
  • 6:30pm Crown Liquors at Woodard Plaza, After Dark!: Explore the unknown with DJ TH Inc.
  • 11-9pm Voice of the City at Oz Arts Center 3429 W. Diversey Ave: Sneak Peek; A Look at the Making Art Process, Installation; ON THE EDGE OF TIME – Runway’s Theater, VOTC’s Dawn Marie Galtieri’s exhibit of FATHER, FATHER. Marking Art Artists Talks by Theatre Y at 3:00 & Voice of the City at 4:30 pm; 7p reception + Theatre Y/Runaway’s/VOTC performances: MACBETH, MARY SHELLEY, & SONIC YOUTH… oh my!
  • 10pm-5am Elastic Arts, After Dark! at Oz Arts Center 3429 W. Diversey Ave., 2nd Fl: House Music Dance Party! Featuring: Frique, Javon Jackson, Lady D and John Simmons
  • 10-5pm Hairpin Arts Center 2810 N. Milwaukee Ave. 2nd Fl: Pop-up mini golf course made by artists from Gorilla vs. Lion. Family friendly & refreshments
  • 2-4pm Crown Liquors 2821 N. Milwaukee Ave.: 15 Minute Wine Classes Sample and learn with our in-house Sommelier! Classes every half hour, 21+ with valid ID
  • 9 :30-5pm NAC Presents at Empty Lot at ~ 2820 N. Milwaukee: Keith Pollok/Juan Carlos Frias/Steinmetz After School Matters teen artists painting mural
  • 10:30-3pm NAC Presents at Empty Lot at ~2820 N. Milwaukee: buildOn teens will engage festival attendees in arts-focused interview questions & post their finished art on rope held in place by poles.
  • 11-5pm Concordia Church and Concordia Place at Empty Lot at approx.. 2820 N. Milwaukee: Join your neighbors from Concordia to make your own maracas.
  • 10-3pm Monarch Thrift 2866 N. Milwaukee Face Painting 10-12pm, Caricature Drawing 1-3pm plus sales!
  • 11-6pm La Farine Bakery 2909 N. Milwaukee Paintings by artist Larry Green
  • 3-6pm Corner 2912 N. Milwaukee Ave. Opening by artist and musician, Alejandro Acierto
  • 12-6pm Moe’s Tavern 2937 N. Milwaukee 12-1 The Clowder 1:30-2:30 Elk Walking 3-4 Goose Corp 4:30-6 WaxWorks
  • 11-6pm State Senator Iris Martinez 2921 N. Milwaukee Ave.: voter registration, helping with any state services and giving free give-aways
  • 11-6pm Unity Park Advisory Council at UN35 2959 N. Milwaukee Ave.: Amie Sell Project with Unity Park Family Tree – grown by the community at Art in the Park – will be exhibited; contains pictures of people involved at Unity since the eighties. Coloring activity for kids.
  • 3-5pm Puerto Rican Arts Alliance 3000 N. Elbridge Ave.: Join Puerto Rican Arts Alliance (PRAA), Puerto Rican Police Association & ASPIRA, Inc. of Illinois for free food and live Latin music on the patio! FREE and open to the public. Attendees will be entered to win a free tablet.
  • 2-3pm ASPIRA Business & Finance High School 2989 N. Milwaukee Ave.: Basketball game, youth vs. Puerto Rican Police Association and the Chicago Police Department. Co-sponsored by the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance. Register at 1:30pm

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