Friday, July 2, 2010

Chicago French Market Celebrates Independence Day & Bastille Day

Chicago French Market Low resCHICAGO FRENCH MARKET
131 N. Clinton St., Chicago, Ill.
(312) 575-0306
www.frenchmarketchicago.com
@chifrenchmarket



Independence Day Celebrations at Chicago  French Market
Chicago French Market, located in the MetraMarket (131 N. Clinton St.; 312-575-0306) announces special events open to the public in celebration of American and French Independence Days held this July. Celebrate America's independence 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 3, and honor France's independence throughout the day Wednesday, July 14.

Celebrate America's Independence on the 3rd of July
CFM 4th of July
Chicago French Market celebrates the 4th of July from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 3,
with $2 hot dogs from Chicago French Market vendor Gramp's Gourmet Foods, face painting and balloon animals 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., and entertainer Don Reitsma  2 p.m. until 5 p.m.

The whole family can enjoy spending July 3 at Chicago French Market, and enter for a chance to win an all-American gift basket full of Chicago French Market selections. No purchase is necessary, and the winner is drawn at 5:30 p.m. July 3.

Bastille Day at Chicago French Market July 14
For France's Independence, Bastille Day , join Chicago French Market Wednesday, July 14, with a French wine and cheese tasting from 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., sponsored by Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine, Fine Vines and Louis Glunz Wines. Pastoral also offers grab-and-go cheese plates for Chicago French Market visitors.
Greta Pope Listen to a rush hour performance by cabaret singer Greta Pope from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., and enter for a chance to win a French themed gift basket. Additionally, Canady Le Chocolatier's Michael Canady hosts a chocolate tasting from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., and offers grab-and-go boxes for pickup. Frietkoten, the traditional Belgian fry shack, also serves Belgian beer during Chicago French Market's Bastille Day celebration, perfect for an after-work drink.

"Chicago French Market is thrilled to celebrate two great national holidays in the month of July and share the festivities with the people of Chicago," said Sebastien Bensidoun of the Bensidoun family, owners and operators of Chicago French Market and other farmers' and French markets throughout the Chicago suburbs and Paris metro area.

Don Reitsma has performed on radio, television, and a variety of special events throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. Don has a beautiful rich baritone voice and also plays numerous instruments including the keyboard, accordion, piano, and organ. Don performs July 3 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Greta Pope is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed vocalist that sings French songs and favorites from the American Songbook. Greta has been touted as one of the great voices of our time and has performed in front of audiences throughout Europe, the Far East, South America and the Caribbean, as well as the United States and Canada. Greta is scheduled to perform a fabulous Bastille Day "Rush Hour" concert from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Chicago French Market is a European-inspired market offering an array of local produce, meats, seafood, breads, pastries, cheese and wine, chocolates, pastas, artisan-made goods, flowers and a seating area for customers. Chicago French Market's 27 vendors stay open year-round, six days per week, and is located within the new MetraMarket development at 131 N. Clinton St. (between Washington and Randolph Streets). For more information, visit
www.chicagofrenchmarket.com.

About Chicago French Market
Chicago French Market is a European-inspired market offering an array of local produce, meats, seafood, breads, pastries, cheese and wine, chocolates, pastas, artisan-made goods, flowers and a seating area for customers. Chicago French Market's vendors stay open year-round, six days per week, and is located within the new MetraMarket development at 131 N. Clinton St. (between Washington and Randolph Streets). For more information, visit
www.chicagofrenchmarket.com.
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