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Betty Burian Kirk

2017 Show Schedule

April

Saturday & Sunday, April 1 & 2, 2017, YarnCon ,Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W Washington St., Chicago, Illinois 60607, Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 10-3 YarnCon is Chicago's homegrown yarn-centric exhibition -- a place to promote, sell, and celebrate the yarny arts. Started in 2007, YarnCon aims to be the premier market for independent producers of yarn, knitted/crocheted objects, fiber for spinning, tools, gadgets, books, patterns, instructions, and gifts related to spinning, knitting, crochet, and weaving.

Saturday & Sunday, April 8 & 9, The Chicago Art Show at Navy Pier, The Contemporary Art Show at Navy Pier will offer extraordinary artwork of all mediums, including ceramics, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, paintings, drawings, photography and wood.  Festival visitors will have the opportunity to interact with the public through art demos and booth chats. Admission free, 10 -6 daily.600 E Grand Ave.,Chicago, Illinois 60611 https://amdurproductions.com/the-chicago-art-show-at-navy-pier-2/

June

Saturday & Sunday, June 10 & 11, 2017, Promenade of Art, Arlington Heights, hosted by Amdur Productions. Intersection of Vail & Campbell, from 10 AM to 5 PM  

September

Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10 2017, 41st  Annual Downtown Downers Grove Art Festival  The festival is held on the lovely main street of Downers Grove, show hours are 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday & Sunday,

Sunday, September 17, 2017, Old Mill Fall Fest Celebration, 427 W. Corning Ave., Peotone, IL 60468, 11 AM to 4 PM. Enjoy a part of years gone by. Special music: Hammer Dulcimer with Mandolin, Violin & Guitar at noon in the Mill and DC3 Vocal Trio at 1 PM on lawn. Old Time Crafts: Broom Maker, Bee Keeper with Honey, Buckskin etc., Cooper- Bucket Maker, Bobbin Lace, S[pinning, Soy Candles, Cross Stitch Threads, Loom Weaver, Blacksmith, Stained Glass, Basket Weaver, Wild life Artist. I will be demonstrating weaving.

October

Saturday, October 14, 2017, Weavings & Diversities presented by the Weavers Guild South NEW LOCATION:4231 183rd St., Country Club Hills, IL 60478  10 AM to 4 PM.

November

Friday, Saturday Sunday, November 17-19, 2017, Amdur productions is proud to present The Jewelry & Gift Show  located at the Art Center Highland Park,1957 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035. Jewelery, wearables, gifts, and accessory will be for sale with Friday hours of 4-8 pm, Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-5. This event is a free admission, free parking event for the public.

November  - December , 2017, Lemont Center for the Arts, Holiday Bazaar is open weekends with extended hours until Dec. 20! Shop in a serene setting for unique, artist-made gifts starting at $10. Open Fridays from noon to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Sales benefit our area artists as well as the Lemont Center for the Arts. Give a gift of imagination. 1243 State St, Ste 101, Lemont, Illinois

McCord Gallery & Cultural Center, Holiday Gift Shoppe 2017, 9602 W Creek Rd, Palos Park, IL 60464 (708) 671-0648.


2015 Show Schedule

April

Saturday & Sunday, April 18 & 19, 2015, Yarncon ,Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W Washington St., Chicago, Illinois 60607, Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 10-3 YarnCon is Chicago's homegrown yarn-centric exhibition -- a place to promote, sell, and celebrate the yarny arts. Started in 2007, YarnCon aims to be the premier market for independent producers of yarn, knitted/crocheted objects, fiber for spinning, tools, gadgets, books, patterns, instructions, and gifts related to spinning, knitting, crochet, and weaving.

Sunday April 26, 2015, “Arts & Crafts Supply Resale” presented by Weavers Guild South from 10 AM – 4 PM at Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison, Flossmoor, IL. The sale is offering weaving, sewing, quilting equipment and supplies. Beads, buttons, craft and jewelry supplies, fabric, kits, art materials and YARN for sale .  Great prices for high quality items, various vendors, cash only. For more information contact Ginny (708)474-9246


August

Saturday & Sunday, August 13 & 14, 2015, Lincolnshire Art Festival, hosted by Amdur Productions. Located in the Village Green, Milwaukee Avenue and Olde Half Day Road in Lincolnshire from 10 AM to 5 PM.

June

Saturday & Sunday, June 6 & 7, 2015, Promenade of Art, Arlington Heights, hosted by Amdur Productions. Intersection of Vail & Campbell, from 10 AM to 5 PM  I am booth 358 on Campbell Street west of Vail Ave.

July

Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19, 2015, Fine Art Fair presented by the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Village of Orland Park and Orland Park Crossing. The art fair will be held at Orland Park Crossing, 142nd Street and LaGrange Road, Orland Park, IL from 11 AM to 6 PM.

August

Saturday & Sunday, August 15 & 16, 2015, Lincolnshire Art Festival, hosted by Amdur Productions. Located in the Village Green, Milwaukee Avenue and Olde Half Day Road in Lincolnshire from 10 AM to 5 PM. I will be in booth 56.

September

Saturday & Sunday, September 12 & 13 2015, 39th Annual Downtown Downers Grove Art Festival ,  The festival is held on the lovely main street of Downers Grove, show hours are 10 AM to 5 PM. Saturday & Sunday,

September 19 & 20, 2015, Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival, hosted by Amdur Productions. This show is in downtown Evanston, Sherman Ave. between Davis St.and Clark St. show hours are 10 AM to 5 PM.

October

Sunday October 11, 2015 Weavings & Diversities presented by the Weavers Guild South at Flossmoor Community House, 847 Hutchison, Flossmoor, IL  10 AM to 4 PM.

November

November 7 - December 20, 2015, Lemont Center for the Arts, Holiday Bazaar is open weekends with extended hours until Dec. 20! Shop in a serene setting for unique, artist-made gifts starting at $10. Open Fridays from noon to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Sales benefit our area artists as well as the Lemont Center for the Arts. Give a gift of imagination. 1243 State St, Ste 101, Lemont, Illinois

McCord Gallery & Cultural Center, Holiday Gift Shoppe 205, 9602 W Creek Rd, Palos Park, IL 60464 (708) 671-0648

2016 Show Schedule

April

Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3, 2015, Yarncon ,Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W Washington St., Chicago, Illinois 60607, Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 10-3 YarnCon is Chicago's homegrown yarn-centric exhibition -- a place to promote, sell, and celebrate the yarny arts. Started in 2007, YarnCon aims to be the premier market for independent producers of yarn, knitted/crocheted objects, fiber for spinning, tools, gadgets, books, patterns, instructions, and gifts related to spinning, knitting, crochet, and weaving.


April

Saturday April 26,. 2014, Collie Rescue of Greater Illinois Vendor and Craft Corral, Exhibit hours 10 AM to 4 PM, location: Vaughan Community Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail Rd., Aurora, IL 60506 (2 blocks east of intersection of Orchard Rd. & Indian Trail and about 4 blocks west of Randall Rd. & Indian Trail)

May

Saturday & Sunday May 24 & 25, 2014, Barrington Art Festival hosted by Amdur Productions in partnership with the Village of Barrington and the Barrington Cultural Commission. Located Downtown Barrington, Cook and Station Streets from 10 AM to 5 PM. I will be booth 38.

June

Saturday & Sunday, June 7 & 8, 2014, 41st Annual Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival, presented by the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce is held in  Burlington Park, 30 E Chicago Avenue, Hinsdale, Illinois, 60521. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. I will be booth 140.

Saturday & Sunday, June 14 & 15, 2014, Art in the Park, hosted by the Park Ridge Art League, the festival is held at Hodges Park, south of Touhy on Prospect near the town hall. The event is celebrating its 62th Anniversary. Look for me at booth 28.  10 AM to 5 PM. I will be booth 30.

August

Saturday & Sunday, August 16 & 17, 2014, Lincolnshire Art Festival, hosted by Amdur Productions. Located in the Village Green, Milwaukee Avenue and Olde Half Day Road in Lincolnshire from 10 AM to 5 PM.

September

Saturday & Sunday, September 6 & 7 2014, 38th Annual Downtown Downers Grove Art Festival , hosted by Amdur Productions. The festival is held on the lovely main street of Downers Grove, show hours are 10 AM to 5 PM. Booth 18

Saturday & Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014, Evanston art & Big Fork Festival, hosted by Amdur Productions. This show is in downtown Evanston, Sherman Ave. between Davis St.and Clark St. show hours are 10 AM to 5 PM. Booth 14

October

Saturday October 11, 2014 Weavings & Diversities presented by the Weavers Guild South at Flossmoor Community House, 847 Hutchison, Flossmoor, IL  10 AM to 4 PM.

November


2012 Show Schedule

May

Sunday  Dog Days, sponsored by Bourbonnais Township Park District. Located  at Perry Farm Park, 459 No. Kennedy Drive, Bourbonnais , IL.  Enjoy a day outside with your canine friend! Betty Burian Kirk will be demonstrating how the hair brushed from your pet can be spun into a yarn that can can be woven or knit into a luxurious scarf or keepsake. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

September

Sunday & Monday, September 2 & 3 Art Fair on the Square 2012, Deer Path Art League’s annual Art Fair on the Square held in beautiful historic Market Square in Lake Forest, Illinois. 10 AM to 5 PM Booth 121

September 16, Old Mill Fall Festival, sponsored by the Peotone Historical Society. Located at the Peotone Mill, 427 W. Corning Ave., Peotone, IL. Betty Burian Kirk will be demonstrating the fine art of weaving on a floor loom and spinning on a spinning Wheel. Handwoven items will be available for sale from 11 AM to 5 PM.

November

Sunday, November 4th, Oak Park Women's Exchange 38th Annual Holiday Art & Craft Fair, at Oak Park/River Forest High School, 201 Scoville Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302 in the fieldhouse from  10 AM to 4 PM.


2011 Show Schedule

Saturday & Sunday August 6 & 7, Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival, sponsored by City of Evanston, Cultural Arts Division. Located at Dawes Park at Sherman & Church at the Lakefront from 11 AM to 6 PM For more information contact Jennifer Thornton at 847.448.8260 www.cityofevanston.org

November 25 through December 21, Holiday Gift Shoppe at McCord Gallery & Cultural Center at 9602 Creek Road, Palos Park, IL (708)671-0648 www.mccordhouse.com