August is here and there are still many summer activities taking place in Chicago! Why not spend the first weekend of a new month in Rogers Park for a screening of popular film “The Black Panther”, St. Jerome’s benefit Kermés Festival, wine tasting, and more!
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“Black Panther” Screening and Activities at Pottawattomie
When: Friday, August 3rd (5:30-10:00 p.m.)
Where: Pottawattomie Park, 7340 N. Rogers Avenue
When: Friday, August 3rd – Sunday, August 5th (Various hours)
Where: St. Jerome Parish, 1709 W. Lunt Ave.
The Kermés Street Festival is an annual event and the main fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Church. You will find everything you can ask for at a street festival, including the best street food anywhere in Chicago, Mexican and African cuisine, home baked goodies, coffee and a cash bar. Enjoy live musical performances and folk dancing. A DJ will spin tunes in between performances. The festival will begin on Friday at 2 p.m., Saturday at 9 a.m., and Sunday at 8 a.m. For more information about the Kermes Festival, call (773) 895-8777.
Weekly Wine Tasting
When: Friday, August 3rd (5:00-8:00 p.m.)
Where: Taste Food and Wine, 1506 W. Jarvis Avenue
If you enjoy wine, then stop by Taste Food and Wine on Friday, August 3rd for their free, weekly wine tasting event. Between 4-6 wine selections will be presented. One of our wonderful representatives will take you through each wine, giving you background information to help you learn more about what we carry in store in a relaxed and fun environment! For more information, visit Taste Food and Wine website.
When: Saturday, August 4th (12:00-9:00 p.m.)
Where: Jarvis Square, 1500 W. Jarvis Avenue
Rogers Pork is a FREE local festival in Rogers Park, featuring amazing art, gifts and services from over 40 vendors. R Public House will be hosting the 5th Annual Rogers Pork, where there will be two music stages of live music and, of course, savory BBQ and other food delicacies!
This year our food vendors include BBQ by Amazing Aaron, R Public House, RIB1.com BBQ Truck & Three Legged Tacos! Rogers Pork will also be benefiting A Just Harvest, an anti-hunger organization for all of Chicago.
Enjoy the weekend!