District Wide Events

Third Friday Gallery Walk

It’s all happening on Harrison Street!  The Oak Park Arts District galleries are open for special events from 6:00 – 10:00pm every Third Friday of the month.  Enjoy dinner in the district and stroll the galleries taking in the artwork of the gallery owners and their guest artists.

Shop for fine art or one of a kind gifts at Gallery Pink, Flavor City Studios, Dancing Krow Studio, Art Gecko and Harrison Works, all located between Lombard & Austin.  Many of our unique boutiques keep late hours on Third Friday evenings as well.

If you’re looking to create your own work of art, stop in to Bead in Hand or Creative Changes Studio for a scheduled workshop.

For neighborhood ambiance, you can count on the Eastgate Cafe, the Buzz Cafe and Trattoria 225.  Enjoy a drink and live music most Fridays at the Eastgate Cafe and the Buzz Cafe.

January 16th is the first Third Friday Gallery Walk of 2015.  Come on down to Harrison Street for these events:

Harrison Works:   Winter got you down?  What you need is the perfect beach apparel – that’s right – an ukulele.  Last chance to get a Handmade Uke or four-string guitar made by Larry Vitalo.  All instruments are on sale.  “Original Cigar Box Ukuleles” by Larry Vitalo, 6-10pm, 17 Harrison

Art Gecko:  Visit Lisa Nordstrom’s delightful found object studio and boutique, 6-9pm,  21 Harrison

Dancing Krow Studio: The Artist Collective debuts “Seriously Funny.”  Seriously, they believe in the healing power of laughter and plan to raise it, from the belly, with funny and provocative art.  Start 2015 with the power of the  guffaw.  6-10pm, 41 -43 Harrison

Bead in Hand: $10 Third Friday Workshop, Caterpillar Bracelet, To register click HERE.  6-9pm, 145 Harrison

Gallery PINK:   The Holiday Show continues!   Featuring the ceramics of Angela Dieffenbach and paperwork of Laurie LeBreton plus wonderful affordable art by many other artists, 6-9pm, 149 Harrison

Buzz Café: Prophets of the Elk play Burgers, Beers & Bands, 5-9pm, 905 S. Lombard

Val’s Halla Records:  FUE takes the stage in an all ages, acoustic performance.  Free.  Click HERE to give a listen.  7pm, 235 Harrison St.

Open Door Theater:  “The Marvelous Wonderettes” takes the stage in a preview performance! Click HERE for ticket information.  8pm, 902 S. Ridgeland

To read our Third Friday Newsletter, please click HERE.