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The Weekend Guide

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PLAY
Lakeview East Festival of the Arts
What:
Send off summer with more than 150 artists (from painters to jewelry makers), music (Robbie Fulks, The Modern Sounds), beer and wine, and an interactive garden area.
Why: The exhibit curated by Project Onward, a studio and gallery dedicated to the creative growth of artists with mental and developmental disabilities.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: N. Broadway, b/t Belmont Ave. & Roscoe St. Info at 773-348-8608. Suggested donation is $5.

EAT
Homestead’s Pig Roast
What:
Chef John Wayne Formica spit-roasts a 100-pound Swabian Hall hog on the roof deck.
Why: Passed appetizers and sides, sweets from West Town Bakery & Diner, and three Templeton Rye cocktails created by Femme du Coupe.
When: Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: 1924 W. Chicago Ave., at Winchester Ave., 2nd flr. (773-645-4949). Tickets ($45) at homesteadpigroast.eventbrite.com.

SEND
Kinaloon Cards
What:
Local designer Barbara Raidl leaves a pretty paper trail with silk-screened greetings ($16 for six) for any occasion.
Why: Delightful images (butterflies, cherry trees, birds) and colorful abstraction.
When: Texting doesn’t cut it.
Where: Available at Hazel, 1902 W. Montrose Ave., at Wolcott Ave. (773-769-2227); Foursided, 5061 N. Clark St., at Carmen Ave. (773-506-8300).

HEAR
In, Flew Ants
What:
The indie band swarms the stage to celebrate the release of its new album, Beehives.
Why: Soft guitar licks for dwindling summer nights.
When: Sun., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave., at Belmont Ave. (773-525-2508). Tickets ($8) at schubas.com.

SEE
Bike-In Movie Theater
What:
Pedal up to The Hideout for a free outdoor screening of Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz, the 1978 concert documentary about The Band.
Why: No need to sneak in beer; there’s plenty at the bar.
When: Sun., 7:30 p.m.
Where: 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., at Ada St. (773-227-4433).

Photos: Courtesy of Project Onward

LOCATIONS
1924 W Chicago Ave
@ Winchester Ave, 2nd flr
Chicago, IL 60622
773-904-1145
5061 N Clark St
@ Carmen Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
773-506-8300
Lakeview East Festival of the Arts
N Broadway
bt Belmont Ave & Roscoe St
Chicago, IL 60657
773-348-8608
1902 W Montrose Ave
@ Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
773-769-2227
3159 N Southport Ave
@ Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
773-525-2508
1354 W Wabansia Ave
@ Ada St
Chicago, IL 60642
773-227-4433
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