Roz Varon's Weekender Report

CHICAGO (WLS) -- While Lollapalooza may be this weekend's biggest festival, it certainly isn't the only one!

Fiesta del Sol -Pilsen



Fiesta del Sol is back along 8 blocks of Cermak from Ashland to Morgan. This family-friendly festival features authentic Mexican food, art and culture as well as a health expo and soccer tournament! Fiesta del Sol runs through Sunday.

Lake County Micro-Fair - Grayslake


The Lake County Illinois Fair is back - as a Micro-Fair! Back To Our Roots celebrates the core components of the County Fair, with carnival rides and games, a tractor display, food vendors, a beer garden and live music. All tickets must be purchased on line - the fair runs Friday through Sunday.

The Forge Lemont Quarries - Lemont


If you're looking for an outdoor adventure, check out The Forge Lemont Quarries! With Roz to explain is Co-Founder and CEO Jeremie Bacon. The Forge is pretty new, just opened last summer - explain what people can do here!

"We have eight towers of adventure with climbing, zip-lining, there's biking, laser sports, trails, paddle sports, escape rooms and even dining! (Roz - you got me at zip line! Thanks for letting me give it a try," Bacon said.

Chinatown Summer Fair - 24TH and Wentworth Chinatown


The Chinatown Summer Fair is back this weekend at 24th and Wentworth. This celebration of Chinese culture will feature food, art, music and the popular lion dance procession. Hours are noon to 10 pm Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Festa Italiana - Naper Settlement, Naperville


The Naper Settlement is hosting Festa Italiana at their location in Naperville! This showcase of Italian culture features authentic food, music, artisans and more. It runs through Sunday.

Chicago Magic Lounge - 5050 N. Clark


And the magic is back! The Chicago Magic Lounge reopens tonight at its speakeasy-style Art Deco venue in Andersonville. To celebrate the Grand Reopening after a 16-month intermission, the Magic Lounge will feature a week's worth of premiere local talent each night through August 9, before settling into its regular schedule.
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