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WEST END ARTS FESTIVAL
WHERE: Stone Avenue Train Station, 701 W. Burlington Ave., La Grange
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10
COST & INFO: Free; lgba.com
ABOUT: This juried fine art festival has become a popular end-of-the-summer event for the community as well as for high-caliber artists from across the country. Perfect for art aficionados, wine connoisseurs and jazz music lovers as well as families looking for a fun community weekend event. Meet and talk with more than 50 juried artists from throughout the Midwest and purchase original art including ceramics, drawing, glass, jewelry, acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, sculpture, wood, mixed media, photography, printmaking and more. Local art students from Lyons Township High School also will have a booth displaying their art pieces.