The DuSable Museum of African American History will host its 38th annual arts and crafts festival on Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free and visitors will enjoy fine arts and crafts, food, entertainment, a marketplace and a children’s pavilion.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is participating in the festival for the first time and will donate two rain barrels. Stop by the MWRD booth to see one of the rain barrels or pick up some coloring books for the kids. Children and adults will have access to information about the MWRD’s history and current wastewater treatment operations, guides to proper disposal of pharmaceuticals and pet waste as well as general information about the MWRD’s efforts to protect the environment and the region’s water resources.