ANDERSONVILLE — Forty Andersonville businesses will stay open late so residents can do some holiday shopping while supporting some local businesses this weekend.
Friday, local businesses will stay open until 10 p.m., offer special deals and holiday treats as part of Late Night Andersonville, an annual shopping event hosted by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, according to a news release.
The event includes a holiday pop-up shop geared toward kids and moms at 5653 N. Clark St. The shop will be open from 5-10 p.m. Friday and Dec. 16 for Late Night Andersonville and Later Night Andersonville, according to its website.
The pop-up shop will also include live entertainment including a performance from Laura Doherty.
The pop-up shop will include unique vendors such as: Owl and Elephant, Kid + Kind, the Swedish American Museum, Defloured Bakery, Dapper and Urban, Maya Papaya and Tony Macarony, Windy City Felting and The Bomb Box, according to the website.
Holiday Events include:
• Free photos with Santa at the Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St., from 6- 8 p.m.
• Free Koval Distillery tasting at Milk Handmade, 5137 N. Clark St., from 6-10 p.m.
• Pop-up offerings from local brand Twenty Nine States including: scarves, handmade block prints, printed notebooks and garlands at Norcross and Scott, 1476 W. Berwyn Ave., from 6-10 p.m.
• Meet artist Julia Thiel and get a deal on her Andersonville pillow from the Neighborhauser Collection at Transistor Chicago, 5224 N. Clark St., from 6-10 p.m.
• Book Launch Party for Michelle Falkoff's "Pushing Perfect" at Women and Children First bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., beginning at 8:30 p.m.
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