FESTIVAL WEEKEND EVENTS!

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KIDS' ALLEY

Fulton Market Harvest Fest is fun for the whole family! Stop by the Kids' Alley Saturday and Sunday for more fun. The Kids' Alley is also sponsored by Kind Snacks and the Chicago Blackhawks. 

POW! Gym Chicago

Buddha Belly Kids Yoga

Mary Macaroni Show Face Painting

Beth Reinstein Music

Chicago Blackhawks Shoot the Puck

 ... and games and fun courtesy of Friends of Burr including:

Nerf Blaster Gallery • Boat Races • Baseball Toss • Ring Toss

Pipe Ball Toss • Plinko • Bank Shot • Pumpkin Painting

Temporary Hair Dying

*Games run 11 am - 6 pm; POW! Gym Chicago activities will run from 11 am - 1 pm; Buddha Belly Kids Yoga activities will run from 4 pm - 6 pm; Beth Reinstein will perform Saturday 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm; Shoot the Puck will run Sunday; and face painting by Mary Macaroni will run 12 pm - 3 pm Saturday and 1 pm - 4 pm Sunday.


CHEF BOOK SIGNING SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

Hugh Acheson 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Fabio Viviani 6:45 - 7:15 pm

SATURDAY

Kristen Kish 12:15 - 12:45 pm

Jamie Bissonnette 3:30 - 4:00 pm

Ming Tsai 4:00 - 4:30 pm

SUNDAY

Rick Bayless 1:15 - 1:45 pm

Stephanie Izard 3:30 - 4:00 pm

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DINNERS

SORT-OF-KIND-OF-REASONABLY AUTHENTIC CHINESE FOOD DINNER

WHAT: What happens when you put an Italian Chef, a Japanese Chef,  an American Chef, and Stephanie Izard in Duck Duck Goat together for a dinner: sort-of-kind-of-reasonably authentic Chinese food.

WHERE: Duck Duck Goat

WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 5 – 9 pm

RESERVATIONS: Available throughOpenTable.com. $75 per person includes food, beverages and gratuity.

THE SOCIAL WORKS EXPRESS YOURSELF DINNER

WHAT: When food and art come together for a good cause featuring a tasty tasting menu and wines from No Fine Print Wine Co.

WHERE: Harvest Hall

WHEN: Friday, September 14, 7:30pm

TICKETS: $75 per person. *Includes food, bevereges and gratuity.

SATURDAY SUPPER: FAMILY FEAST STYLE

WHAT: Gather with old friends and make new ones over a family style feast of tasty shared plates and delectable drinks featuring fresh farm harvest produce from the Gary Comer Youth Center and other local farms.

WHERE: Harvest Hall

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 7:30pm

TICKETS: $75 per person. *Includes food, bevereges and gratuity.

HARVEST FEST STREET FOOD STYLE BRUNCH

WHAT: Start your Sunday off with a bold-flavored brunch spread that will take your taste buds on a trip - featuring global street food dishes and thirst quenching cocktails!

WHERE: Harvest Hall

WHEN: Sunday, September 16, 11:30am

TICKETS: $45 per person. *Includes food, bevereges and gratuity.


CLASSES

SAKE TASTING CLASS

WHAT: Lindsay Ansai, Sake Director of Momotaro, will be offering a class covering the foundations of sake with 5 to 6 different sakes to sample. Guests will also take home swag bags!

WHERE: The Izakaya at Momotaro

WHEN: Friday, September 14, 5:00pm

TICKETS: $45 per person. 

IT'S 5:00 SOMEWHERE COCKTAIL CLASS

WHAT: Join us for an interactive cocktail class led by professional Mixologists Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero! The class features a food snack pairing from Goat Group Catering and is perfect for all skill sets and backgrounds! 

WHERE: Harvest Hall Classroom

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 12:30pm

TICKETS: $35 per person. 

WINE 102 CLASS

WHAT: Test your skills in an interactive tasting of a variety of sparkling wines and champagnes with Master Sommelier, Serafin Alvarado; National Wine Director for City Winery, Rachel Driver Speckan; and Wine Director for Girl & the Goat, Cassie Sakai.

WHERE: Harvest Hall Classroom

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 1:30pm

TICKETS: $50 per person. 

BREAD MAKING CLASS WITH GREG WADE 

WHAT: Join Master Baker Greg Wade for a special “decorate with bread” class featuring bread plaques, cornucopias, meringue mushrooms and wheatstalks all MADE OF BREAD!

WHERE: Publican Quality Bread

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2:00pm

TICKETS: $35 per person. 

BEER & CHEESE: FALLING FOR THE BEST PAIRING OF THE SEASON

WHAT: Forget Pumpkin Spiced Lattes, this fall you should be looking forward to beer and cheese! Cara Condon, Goose Island’s very own Certified Cheese Professional, will lead the class through seasonal pairings featuring a selection of Goose Island’s vintage beers and the cheese that pairs best with them.

WHERE: Harvest Hall Classroom

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2:30pm

TICKETS: $35 per person. 

BUTCHER DEMO AND CLASS

WHAT: To honor the West Loop’s Meat Packing history, check out this butcher class and demo with Rob Levitt of Local Foods & the Butcher and Larder. Charcuterie lovers will learn the basics of meat-making techniques!See how the pros do it and maybe learn to do it yourself!

WHERE: Harvest Hall Classroom

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 3:30pm

TICKETS: $50 per person. 

DARK MATTER'S COFFEE TRIP TO TOKYO 

WHAT: Featuring some of their rarest coffees, including odd fermentation and 4 different yeast fermentation’s of the same coffee. They will also preview their slow dried black honey process Gesha before showcasing these coffees to their friends at Craftheads Shibuya in Tokyo. Rarity comes when you least expect it. Includes a goodie bag to take home!

WHERE: Duck Duck Goat

WHEN: Sunday, September 16, 11:00am

TICKETS: $25 per person. 

SHUCK IT! OYSTER SHUCKING CLASS

WHAT: Join Cold Storage for an interactive oyster shucking class featuring a hands-on learning experience on how to truly shuck like a chef; includes two dozen oysters, your choice of champagne or rosé and gratuity!

WHERE: Cold Storage

WHEN: Sunday, September 16, 2:00pm

TICKETS: $50 per person. 

HOW SWEET: BEER AND CHOCOLATE

WHAT: Who says you can’t have beer for dessert? Taste along as folks from Goose Island showcase three rare beers alongside local sweet treats from Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits, Vosges Haut-Chocolate, and Black Dog Gelato.

WHERE: Harvest Hall Classroom

WHEN: Sunday, September 16, 2:30pm

TICKETS: $35 per person. 

CHICAGO BREW SCHOOL: THE HISTORY, PEOPLE AND BEERS OF CHICAGO

WHAT: What better way to learn about the history of Chicago Breweries than through tasting them?! Get excited for some local brews, snacks, and beer knowledge from craft beer consultant, Gary Valentine

WHERE: Little Goat Rooftop

WHEN: Sunday, September 16, 3:30pm

TICKETS: $30 per person. 


PARTIES AND PANELS

RESTAURANTEUR & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY TALK

WHAT: Hear restauranteurs and hospitality giants discuss navigating the difficult restaurant landscape both professionally and personally. This panel moderated by Kevin Boehm of Boka Restaurant Group features chefs Mindy Segal, Chris Pandel, Erling Wu-Bower and Chicago restauranteur Michael Nahabedian.

WHERE: Harvest Hall

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 11:30am

TICKETS: FREE!

GARY'S ROOFTOP GOAT-TOBER FEST

WHAT: Come on up to the rooftop of Little Goat Diner and enjoy traditional German-style fare and a selection of Chicago variations on Oktoberfest Marzen beers on tap with Beer Director of Goatland Gary Valentine.Featuring Off Color Tooth and Claw, Metropolitan After Burner, 3 Floyds Munsterfest, Haymarket Oktoberfest and Goose Island Festbier. Prost!

WHERE: Little Goat Diner Rooftop

WHEN: Saturday, September 15th and Sunday, September 16th, 5:00pm

TICKETS: FREE! Food and beverage available for purchase.

AFTER PARTY AT THE IZAKAYA

WHAT: Keep the party going all night with this annual After Party at the Izakaya! Chef Jamie Bissonnette will be teaming up with the Momotaro team for a special party spread including a wood fired paella as the main centerpiece surrounded by plenty more.

WHERE: The Izakaya at Momotaro

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 9:00pm

TICKETS: $40 per person. *Includes a family style meal, 2 beverages, taxes and gratuity.

BOX OFFICE IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT - THERE WILL BE LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.