4 art fairs to check out this fall
Art fairs were one of many summer traditions called off because of the pandemic. If you missed them, there are a few tweaked art events for fall.
A few require registration, and they will all be regulating crowds, along with other precautions.
Here's a look at four:
• Barrington Art Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at Cook and Station streets, Barrington. Works by 60 artists will be featured during the 11th annual event. Free admission. Register at barringtonartfestival.com.
• Warrenville Art on the Prairie Fine Arts & Craft and Music Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, at Warrenville City Hall Complex, 28W701 Stafford Place, Warrenville. The event features socially distanced booths for shopping, as well as food, entertainment and a children's art area. Free admission. (630) 393-7279.
• Wheaton Art Walk, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11, at Front and Main streets, Wheaton. The inaugural event features 50 artists. Free admission. Register at wheatonartwalk.com.
• Glencoe Festival of Art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18, at 700 Vernon Ave., Glencoe. This marks Glencoe's 12th annual event. Free admission. Register at glencoefestivalofart.com.