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ONE OF A KIND SPRING SHOW
April 26 – 28, 2019
Bringing over 300 artists and makers together under
one roof, the 4th annual One of a Kind Spring Show®
returns to The Mart, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza,
April 26 – 28, 2019. Featuring a variety of exceptional
work from independent artists from across North
America and beyond, the One of a Kind Spring Show
will also host exciting fashion runway shows, live
music, a gourmet market, and more throughout the
During the One of a Kind Spring Show, shoppers will
have the opportunity to meet and engage with
participating artists to learn about them, their creative
process and their work. From accessories, bath &
body, ceramics, fashion, fiber art, furniture, glass and
gourmet goods, to home goods, jewelry, kids, metal,
mixed media, paintings, paper, pet products,
photography, sculpture and wood, there is a category
of art, gifts, or goods for everyone. Shoppers can also
enjoy the Emerging Market section, which highlights
about 20 up-and-coming artists and makers, new to the
"We are extremely excited to be bringing back the One
of a Kind Spring Show for the fourth year. After a long
Chicago winter, our annual show is a great opportunity
for shoppers to get out of the house and explore the
many offerings the spring show provides," said Lisa
Simonian, Vice President of Marketing, at The Mart.
"The spring show has grown with amazing traction, and
our shoppers have come to trust that the experience
will be entirely unique year to year."
"In addition to exceptional entertainment such as daily
fashion shows and live performances by local
musicians, our Emerging Market section brings in new
talent each year, which is something returning
shoppers especially enjoy and appreciate," said Aida
Sarvan, Marketing Director of One of a Kind Show.
"The show is an incredible vessel for artists to connect
with the local community, and for shoppers to find truly
unique items that they will cherish for years to come."
The One of a Kind Show will be open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday, April 26; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, April 27;
and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Tickets are $12
per adult and provide entry for all three days. Special
ticket packages and offers are available.
For more information and to purchase tickets,
Saturday, May 18
Want to support your favorite animals and have
an unforgettable Saturday night? Join the
Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo on May 18
for its signature cocktail party: Zoo-ologie!
Tickets to the event include an open bar, bites
from Chicago’s best restaurants, dancing, and a
silent auction—all within the beautiful grounds of
Lincoln Park Zoo.
Proceeds from Zoo-ologie go toward the Auxiliary
Board’s efforts in supporting The Pride of
Chicago capital campaign, a $135 million effort
committed to advancing Lincoln Park Zoo’s
reputation as an immersive home for wildlife and
a leader in conservation, science, and learning.
Established in 1984, the Auxiliary Board provides
supportive funds and services to the Lincoln Park
Zoological Society, aiding its efforts to improve
The Auxiliary Board has approximately 130
members. Those invited to join this group are
between ages 25–40 and are primarily young
professionals from downtown neighborhoods near
the zoo, or from the suburbs.
Lincoln Park Zoo is dedicated to connecting
people with nature by providing a free,
family-oriented wildlife experience in the heart of
Chicago and by advancing the highest quality of
animal care, education, science and
conservation. Ticketed events help keep
Chicago's zoo open, free and amazing 365 days
General Admission Ticket $125
VIP - Sold Out
Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala
May 4, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.
The 32nd annual Alzheimer’s Association Chicago
Rita Hayworth Gala, underwritten by Rolex, will take
place Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Hilton Chicago.
This year’s gala theme “The Key to Our Future,” is
inspired by Paris’ world-famous Pont des Arts (the
Love Lock Bridge) and will bring together advocates
and supporters who are passionate about unlocking a
world without Alzheimer’s disease.
The Rita Hayworth Gala was started more than 30
years ago by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan to pay
tribute to her mother, legendary Hollywood actress
Rita Hayworth, who passed away from Alzheimer’s in
1987. Galas take place annually in New York and
Chicago and throughout the years have collectively
raised more than $76 million in support of the
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary
health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and
research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's
disease through the advancement of research; to
provide and enhance care and support for all affected;
and to reduce the risk of dementia through the
promotion of brain health.
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Tickets start at $750