Images: Weekend festivals in the suburbs

 
Posted7/30/2012 12:01 AM
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Marge Hall of Winfield paints a new oil piece of a peony at the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28. Hall has been doing the Geneva show for several years.
  Marge Hall of Winfield paints a new oil piece of a peony at the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28. Hall has been doing the Geneva show for several years.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Patti Stern of Moreland Hills, OH, shows the work of her husband, Bob, to Gayle David, left, of West Dundee and Mac Chaney of Huntley at the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28. Bob's artwork is a type called "upcycling." Upcycling is taking items of value and recycling them into artwork for a high value than what they were originally worth. All the pieces he uses are between 100 and 150 years old. Patti's artwork, also shown in the booth, are dried floral arrangements in old lead glass windows or decorative doors. They've been making art for 20 years and do 45 shows a year around the country.
  Patti Stern of Moreland Hills, OH, shows the work of her husband, Bob, to Gayle David, left, of West Dundee and Mac Chaney of Huntley at the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28. Bob's artwork is a type called "upcycling." Upcycling is taking items of value and recycling them into artwork for a high value than what they were originally worth. All the pieces he uses are between 100 and 150 years old. Patti's artwork, also shown in the booth, are dried floral arrangements in old lead glass windows or decorative doors. They've been making art for 20 years and do 45 shows a year around the country.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Crowds pack Third Street for the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28.
  Crowds pack Third Street for the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Crowds pack Third Street for the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28.
  Crowds pack Third Street for the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Oil paintings by Nicole Hummel of St. Charles are exhibited in the "Emerging Artists" section at the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28. The paintings almost look like photographs by having depth of field.
  Oil paintings by Nicole Hummel of St. Charles are exhibited in the "Emerging Artists" section at the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28. The paintings almost look like photographs by having depth of field.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Bronze, brass and copper artworks by Tom Yano of Cleveland, OH greet festival shoppers at the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28. Yano is a second generation metal artist and is a full-time artist.
  Bronze, brass and copper artworks by Tom Yano of Cleveland, OH greet festival shoppers at the Geneva Arts Fair on Third Street on Saturday, July 28. Yano is a second generation metal artist and is a full-time artist.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Kids jump for candy thrown into the crowd at the 52nd annual Algonquin Founders' Day parade in downtown Algonquin Saturday.
  Kids jump for candy thrown into the crowd at the 52nd annual Algonquin Founders' Day parade in downtown Algonquin Saturday.
Christian Gossin | Staff Photographer
The Tebala Air Squadron out of Rockford landed during the Streamwood Summer Celebration Parade on Saturday.
  The Tebala Air Squadron out of Rockford landed during the Streamwood Summer Celebration Parade on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Bree Capasso, 5, of Streamwood cheers on the marching band during the Streamwood Summer Celebration Parade in Streamwood on Saturday.
  Bree Capasso, 5, of Streamwood cheers on the marching band during the Streamwood Summer Celebration Parade in Streamwood on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Nick Termini of Itasca rides his horse as part of the Medinah Black Horse Troop during the Summer Celebration Parade in Streamwood on Saturday.
  Nick Termini of Itasca rides his horse as part of the Medinah Black Horse Troop during the Summer Celebration Parade in Streamwood on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Graciela Martinez, 20, of Hanover Park skates her way across the Streamwood Summer Celebration Parade route throwing candy to all the kids on Saturday.
  Graciela Martinez, 20, of Hanover Park skates her way across the Streamwood Summer Celebration Parade route throwing candy to all the kids on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Ethan, 7, and Brooklyn Dalisky, 2, of Algonquin slide down a ride at the 52nd Algonquin Founders Days in Algonquin's Towne Park Sunday.
  Ethan, 7, and Brooklyn Dalisky, 2, of Algonquin slide down a ride at the 52nd Algonquin Founders Days in Algonquin's Towne Park Sunday.
Christian Gossin | Staff Photographer
Kids round a bend in the child-size roller coaster at the 52nd Algonquin Founders Days in Algonquin's Towne Park Sunday.
  Kids round a bend in the child-size roller coaster at the 52nd Algonquin Founders Days in Algonquin's Towne Park Sunday.
Christian Gossin | Staff Photographer
Alexis Celentano, 7, of Cary gets help from her father, David, while putting the roof on a birdhouse in the crafts area of the 52nd Algonquin Founders Days in Algonquin's Towne Park Sunday.
  Alexis Celentano, 7, of Cary gets help from her father, David, while putting the roof on a birdhouse in the crafts area of the 52nd Algonquin Founders Days in Algonquin's Towne Park Sunday.
Christian Gossin | Staff Photographer
Four-year-old Trevor Raap of Streamwood points out the next ride he wants to go on to Kyle Heller, 3, of Streamwood during Streamwood Summer Celebration on Sunday.
  Four-year-old Trevor Raap of Streamwood points out the next ride he wants to go on to Kyle Heller, 3, of Streamwood during Streamwood Summer Celebration on Sunday.
Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer
15 year-old Hunter Hoffmann of McHenry launches a ballon at the "hot shot" during Streamwood Summer Celebration on Sunday.
  15 year-old Hunter Hoffmann of McHenry launches a ballon at the "hot shot" during Streamwood Summer Celebration on Sunday.
Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer
Cam Swanson, 16, and Mark Tomzik, 16 of the Streamwood Fire Department Explorers program help Natalie Flores, 8, of Streamwood down a fire pole during Streamwood Summer Celebration on Sunday.
  Cam Swanson, 16, and Mark Tomzik, 16 of the Streamwood Fire Department Explorers program help Natalie Flores, 8, of Streamwood down a fire pole during Streamwood Summer Celebration on Sunday.
Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer
Erika Gonzalex and her two-year-old daughter Brizeida of Streamwood enjoy riding the "tilt-a-whirl" during Streamwood Summer Celebration on Sunday.
  Erika Gonzalex and her two-year-old daughter Brizeida of Streamwood enjoy riding the "tilt-a-whirl" during Streamwood Summer Celebration on Sunday.
Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer
Harry Gardner with Buzz Krantz performs during Schaumburg's Wingfest in which all proceeds went to the Woodfield Area Children's Organization, which benefits children from low-income families.
  Harry Gardner with Buzz Krantz performs during Schaumburg's Wingfest in which all proceeds went to the Woodfield Area Children's Organization, which benefits children from low-income families.
Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer
Jessica Gomez of Frato's in Schaumburg hands out inferno mustard wings to Tim Gorvett of Lombard during Wingfest in which all proceeds went to the Woodfield Area Children's Organization, which benefits children from low-income families. "The wings were good, but probably the hottest I have ever had," said Gorvett.
  Jessica Gomez of Frato's in Schaumburg hands out inferno mustard wings to Tim Gorvett of Lombard during Wingfest in which all proceeds went to the Woodfield Area Children's Organization, which benefits children from low-income families. "The wings were good, but probably the hottest I have ever had," said Gorvett.
Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer
Jena Serpico of Clementi's in Arlington Heights hands out Vesuvio Garlic Limon wings during Schaumburg's Wingfest in which all proceeds went to the Woodfield Area Children's Organization, which benefits children from low-income families.
  Jena Serpico of Clementi's in Arlington Heights hands out Vesuvio Garlic Limon wings during Schaumburg's Wingfest in which all proceeds went to the Woodfield Area Children's Organization, which benefits children from low-income families.
Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer
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