Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 11am- 4pm! (note: hours vary by business) Join us in the Oak Park Arts District for our annual WOW! Women Owned Works event. Show your support for all of the unique, women-owned businesses on Harrison Street. Follow #shoponharrisonstreet in your social media. Look for bright yellow decorations inside & outside of participating businesses.
Bead In Hand: Owner Kim Humphrey will host a show of jewelry handmade by the staff. The design studio will also have a 15% off sale on all yellow glass beads on strands, hanks, or tubes, and for every $100 purchase you receive a $10 gift certificate for use at a later date. Bead in Hand is located at 145 Harrison St. https://beadinhand.com/index.html
Buzz Cafe: WOW! Special is Quiche, Cup of Soup, Side Salad and Lemon Shortbread cookie for $15. Buzz Cafe is located at 905 S. Lombard Ave. https://www.thebuzzcafe.com/
Centre Physical Therapy: Free Injury Screenings and Face & Arm Shamrock Painting from 11am-2pm. You will be all set for your favorite St. Patrick’s party! Centre Physical Therapy is located at 207 Harrison St. https://www.centrephysicaltherapy.com/
Cygnature Girl: Pop up shop showcasing the products of girl and women entrepreneurs. Cygnature Girl is located at 911 S. Lombard. https://www.cygnaturegirl.com/
Dancing Krow Studio: The artist collective run by Karen Schuman will celebrate women’s month and WOW! with weekly posts on Facebook highlighting amazing women artists. Follow them at https://www.facebook.com/DancingKrow. And, join them on Saturday, March 19 from noon – 5pm for an artist reception. Dancing Krow Studio and Gallery is located at 43 Harrison St.
Dima Jewelry Atelier + Boutique. Beautiful, handmade, modern and affordable jewelry. Beside Dima’s creations, the boutique carries body products, candles, and crochet goods by local makers. Dima will have a big markdown on Winter jewelry and will have a Spring line ready for first look. 41 Harrison St. https://www.facebook.com/dimajewels
Elevate Creative: Elevate will celebrate WOW! with their famous gifts w/all in-store and online purchases. They will be open in-studio 11am-4pm, and will add a goody bag to every online store order too. Shop their unique beauty boutique full of self-care and giftables for all. Elevate Creative is located at 321 Harrison St. http://www.elevate-oakpark.com/
Gallery PINK: Currently on exhibit is the work of Janice Elkins, owner, and that of sculptor Gina Lee Robbins. They will be putting up a show together this April which will be up for 2 months. You can visit Janice during WOW! at Gallery Pink from noon-4pm. Outside of WOW! Visits are by appointment only 708.648.3131. Gallery Pink is located at 149 Harrison. https://www.facebook.com/GalleryPink/
Grnd Coffeehouse: Kicking off a re-opening celebration with: Narratives Art Exhibit II, introduction of its new FULL COLLECTION (premium) COFFEES! AND 10% off all coffees and candles. PLUS Gourmet cupcakes, gelato, coffee, tea and wine will be served in the evening. 11am-out. GRND Coffeehouse is located at 140 Harrison. https://www.grndcoffeehouse.com/
Jamilla Yipp Photography: Special Headshot Happy Hour! Get an updated Headshot for only $50! Book your spot here: https://jamillayipp.as.me/WOWHeadshots. Headshots will be taken at her studio. Jamilla Yipp Photography is located at 19 Harrison St.
Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago: The bookstore will be open from 1pm-4pm. Feel free to come in and explore the meditation room. Also, there are prayers from 3pm-4pm if you’d like to listen in. Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago is located at 13 Harrison St. https://www.meditateinchicago.org/
Purple Sun Arts: 10% off anything that has yellow in or on it. Also, FREE Butterfly Seeds with a $20 purchase. 11am-5pm. Purple Sun Arts is located at 142 Harrison St. https://www.purplesunarts.com/
Rare Bird Preserves: Check out a pop up with Ivy & Birch Floral. You won’t want to miss her beautiful mini floral arrangements in unique vintage creamers! Rare Bird Preserves is located at 211 Harrison. https://rarebirdpreserves.com/
Styles 4 Kidz: The salon will have a selfie station near its front door plus door prizes and candy for families that stop in. Tamekia Swint is hoping to raise awareness for her non-profit that expects to serve 900 kids and 400 families this year. Styles 4 Kidz is located at 235 Harrison St. https://www.styles4kidz.org/
The Actors Garden: You are invited to a FREE Musical Theatre Dance Exercise Class! Movin’ in The Garden is a low-impact, low-expectation dance/exercise series for adults. A little bit of choreography to our favorite Musical Theatre hits mixed with lots of walking (about 3,000 steps!) and we think quite a bit of fun! The workout is targeted at those ages 40 and up but any adults are welcome! FREE Saturday March 19th 9am. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A084DABA92DA64-movin. (Due to the nature of this class, please sign up at least 12 hours beforehand). They will also have a raffle box out for a free 5 week spring class (classes begin the week of March 11). The Actors Garden is located at 907 Lombard. https://www.theactorsgarden.com/
The Happy Apple Pie Shop: Special St. Patrick’s Day pies! Grasshopper Pie (Chocolate mint!), Corned Beef Pot Pie (Corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, carrots) large and small Corned Beef Reuben Pasties. The Happy Apple Pie Shop is located at 226 Harrison. http://happyapplepie.com/
Val’s halla Records: Val’s will feature music from amazing women artists in “Val’s Vintage Sounderator”, a 1940s refrigerator converted to music listening lounge. Val’s halla Records is located at 239 Harrison St. https://valshallarecords.com/
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