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June 2020

Accessorize Your Summer Fun

June 30, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$37 – $56

Sign up today for this exciting new class and have a great time designing your own beach bag, sun visor, as well as creating our amazing summer jewelry. Each participant will also receive a summer based nail application. Brighten your summer by registering for this special summer time class today

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September 2020

Barrington Art Festival

September 12, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Barrington, Cook and Station St.
Barrinton, 60010
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The 11th annual Barrington Art Festival returns this Memorial Day weekend and will take place along Cook and Station Streets in charming downtown Barrington. The community continues to flock to this festival to see the original work of more than 130 juried artists from around the country in a variety of mediums including ceramics, fiber, glass, painting, jewelry, photography, sculpture, and more! In addition to incredible artwork, attendees will enjoy live music, kid-friendly activities, and great food for purchase. Admission…

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