Seven Churches Join Hands; Other Churches Host Music, Flea Market
And, don't forget the Last Hurrah for bargains downtown!
Enjoy everything Elmhurst has to offer this weekend. For more events, check out our calendar, and tell us what we missed in the comments.
1. LAST HURRAH SUMMER SALE
Where/When: Begins today, Thursday, Aug. 25, and runs through Sunday in downtown Elmhurst.
Why Go: Enjoy all that City Centre has to offer with great savings at your favorite merchants.
Cost: $10 for members, $13 for nonmembers
2. FESTA ITALIANA
Where/When: 5-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, and noon-10 p.m. Sunday at Centennial Park, Lake St. and N. Rohlwing Rd, Addison.
Why Go: Continuous live entertainment, Italian food specialties from west suburban Italian restaurants, beer, wine, merchandise from Italy, children’s activities, Sunday Mass at 10 a.m.
Cost: $7; $15 all-rides wristband.
3. FLEA AND CRAFT EVENT
Where/When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at First Congregational Church of Elmhurst, 235 S. Kenilworth Ave.
Why go: A variety of vendors will be there, rain or shine, offering hand-made craft items, jewelry, antiques, collectibles and more. Shoppers can find fresh produce or a flowering plant. Grilled food, lively music and children's activities will round out the fun.
4. ONE WORSHIP
Where/When: 10 a.m. Sunday at the Addison Street Parking Lot, 120 N. Addison St.
Why Go: A united service in downtown Elmhurst sponsored by the congregations of seven churches. It will be a celebration of reconciliation available for people brought together with God and each other through the love of Christ.
5. A POTPOURRI OF MUSIC
Where/When: 3 p.m. Sunday at Bethel United Church of Christ, 315 E Saint Charles Rd.
Why Go: Ralph Vaughan Williams' Songs of Travel will be presented by baritone Evan Bravos; soprano Christine Steyer, who will present Barber's Knoxville, Summer of 1915 (both works sung in English); and Jeffrey Panko, who will perform the Piano Trio by Tchaikovsky.
Cost: Free-will offering.