Still thinking about what you did over Labor Day weekend? We’ve got some solutions to ease your vacation withdrawal.
Taylor Justin of The Haute Seeker stops by the Morning Shift to share her recommendations on what to see, hear and eat around Chicago this weekend.
What to see
Renegade Craft Fair - Explore the works of more than 400 artists at the 17th annual Renegade Craft Fair in Wicker Park.
50th annual 26th Street Mexican Independence Parade - Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with floats, mariachi bands and dancing in the streets of Little Village.
Unlikely Pairings at Gallery Studio Oh - Attend the opening reception on Friday, from 6-9 p.m., at the gallery in Ravenswood, 4839 N. Damen Ave. The exhibition runs through Sept. 27.
What to hear
A Celebration of Black Composers & Dance - Discover the music of unsung black composers combined with modern dance at this performance on Friday night, from 6-7 p.m., at Sherman Park. Free and all ages welcome.
Meek Mill, Meghan Trainor and Rapsody - These three recording artists will perform in a free pregame concert on Thursday in Chicago’s Grant Park, before the Bears face off against the Green Bay Packers. Gates open at noon and access to the viewing areas will be first come, first served.
What to eat
Lazy Bird - Unwind after a long week at this cocktail and music lounge in Chicago's Fulton Market District at 200 N. Green St.
Jerk, Seafood and Vegan Fest - There's a little bit of everything at this family-friendly food festival from Saturday to Sunday in the Chicago South Loop. You'll also get to enjoy music, arts, crafts, games and more.
Yummy Thai - Fulfill your cravings for Thai classic curries, noodles and salads at this restaurant at 1418 W. Taylor St.
GUEST: Taylor Justin, founder of The Haute Seeker