Thursday, March 1, 2012

March Events at the Chicago French Market

Check out what's happening this month at the Chicago French Market!

March 1, 2012 – Vanille Patisserie Dance Marathon Fundraiser
7am - 7pm
Dance until you drop! Team Vanille Patisserie will be participating in the Chicago Dance Marathon! On this day, Vanille Patisserie will donate 15% their daily sales at the Chicago French Market to the Children’s Memorial Hospital and dance alongside other participants as patient families cheer them on! Their participation in this event contributes to raising enough funds to benefit more than 146,000 children that the hospital treats each year.

March 1, 2012 – Rush hour concert with Asha & Martin Saville
4pm– 7pm FREE
Break up the middle of the day with some lunch hour music. Asha & Martin Saville will do just that by playing light rock, alternative and some R & B --The perfect way to avoid the rush hour crowd.

March 7, 2012 – Lunch Hour music with Asha & Martin Saville
11am – 2pm FREE
Inspired by musicians like Michael Jackson, Adele, and James Blunt, musicians Asha & Martin Saville will be performing a lunch hour concert at the Chicago French Market. Take a midday break and relax to their soulful tunes.

March 10, 2012 – Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread and Wine– Wine Tasting
12pm – 2pm FREE
Pastoral will be hosting their monthly wine tasting where they will feature several varieties of artisan wines.

March 14, 2012 – Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread and Wine– Beer Tasting
5pm - 7pm FREE
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Pastoral will be hosting a beer tasting where a sampling of artisan beers will be available.

March 15, 2012 – Rush Hour concert with Robin & Jenny Bienemann
4pm –7pm FREE
Creating the perfect harmony, Robin and Jenny Bienemann will be at to the Chicago French Market to perform a block of their original songs. Their quirky yet thoughtful music is sure to delight during the end of the work day.

March 21, 2012 – Lunch Hour concert with Americana musician Steve Justman
11am – 2pm FREE
Steve Justman is a collector of Americana artifacts and traditions that have spanned generations. He has been performing folk music in the Chicago area for years and is happy to share his gift with the Chicago French Market patrons. Stop in during lunch hour and enjoy a collection of traditional and popular folk music.

March 29, 2012 – Rush Hour concert with Robin & Jenny Bienemann
4pm – 7pm FREE
Stop in before your commute home to enjoy several original songs performed by Robin & Jenny Bienemann. Their combination of lyrical song-work paired with jazz guitar creates a relaxing but fun concert.

March 31, 2012 – Hop to the Bunny Train
11am– 2pm FREE
Come hop the train and travel around the Chicago French Market! The train will travel around the Chicago French Market from 11-1:30 pm, followed by an Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30 pm. Where participants can meet a very special guest: The Easter Bunny! The Chicago French Market will also be offering market-wide tastings. Don’t miss out on all of the Easter fun!

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