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Visit the local Art Fairs this weekend for a Father's Day present.

Here is of list of this week's art and craft fairs in the Chicago Area. Walk the fairs for exercise, pick up a gift for Dad and support a local artist all in one afternoon. Or take a friend to Chicago's Old Town Art Fair for a perfect day in one of Chicago's best neighborhoods.

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Old Town Art Fair
Old Town Triangle
Saturday & Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
$7 admission. On street parking
260 Exhibitors

Chicago's best art fair. It draws artists from throughout the country. If you've never attended it now is the time! This is a very select group of artists who covet their spaces and are thrilled to be with you in Chicago.
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"Convergence" by photographer Alan Klug

June 12 & 13* date change
The Artwalk at The Promenade Bolingbrook
10 am to 6 pm
100+ artists
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June 12 & 13*
36th Annual Wells Street Art Festival
Wells St. at North Ave.

June 12 & 13*
6th Annual Art on the Plaza
Plaza del Lago
Sponsored by the North Shore Art League
Located along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, the juried Plaza fair will accommodate up to 80 exhibiting artists.
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June 12 & 13*
Lincolnshire Art Festival
Village Green
Saturday & Sunday, 10 - 5
150 Exhibitors
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June 13*
Art on the Lawn
Rockford College, 5050 E. State St.
10 am to 5 pm
Approximately 75-100 exhibitors
Admission $3, children 12 and under free. Free parking
Fine art and high end fine craft