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From Thursday, July 8 to Sunday, July 11, come out for the BIGGEST sales of the year at your favorite local merchants on Central Street! While you're out and about, grab local eats and enjoy live music and entertainment on Friday and Saturday. View the list of participating businesses below.

Take a break at Independence Park to enjoy special activities including arts and crafts, yoga and live music. Check out the full schedule and plan your day on Central Street. Please note that events are weather permitting. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates.


FRIDAY, JULY 9
Independence Park
9 to 10am | Yoga with Cydney Post, owner of The Yoga Post coming soon to 1937 Central Street (pay what you want; bring your own mat)
12 to 1pm | Lunchtime concert with Petra Van Nuis playing French swing tunes
3 to 4pm | Rick Veras duet performing folk and swing music

Evanston Art Center
11am to 2pm | Kids arts and crafts activities (indoors)
9am to 4pm | Recycled Art Sale

West Side "Block" Party at Mack's Bike & Goods | 2536 Ewing Ave.
4pm | Ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Daniel Biss at Mack's Bike & Goods
4:30-6:30pm | Aim & Ailie Pop Up Salon to Benefit Curt's Cafe Mural Project
5pm | Jamberry Music performance for kids (and their grownups!) 
6pm to 7pm | Live music by local Evanston musician Nikki O'Neill


SATURDAY, JULY 10
Independence Park

9 to 10am | Yoga in the park with Kelsey Bednar of The Astro Yogi and manager at Walsh Natural Health (bring your own mat)
10am to 12pm | Arts & crafts activities with The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
10:30am to 2pm | Henna tattoos by Lucky Henna

Christian Science Reading Room  | 1936 Central Street
"I'm Gonna Live So a God Can Use Me" Music Event produced by Hollywood and Hollywood Rocks Production

10am | Mary Cronin sings her favorite solos of the past 20 years 
10:45am | Michael Soren Cain plays covers with soul
11:10am | Flute Topia featuring Dennis Frederick on Native American bamboo flutes and Lori San Pietro on hand drums 
11:50am | Lawrice Flowers sings from his heart and soul
12:15pm | Margaret Rattenbury, singer- songwriter, performs her lyrical and whimsical song craft 

Evanston Art Center
11am to 2pm | Kids arts and crafts activities (indoors) 
9am to 4pm | Recycled Art Sale

SHOPPING SPECIALS



Beat Street Toys | 1804 Central Street

Beat Street Toys | 1804 Central Street

Discounts on toys including wood train pieces! Stock up on small gifts for rainy days and kids birthdays!

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Evanston Art Center | 1717 Central Street

Evanston Art Center | 1717 Central Street

Stop by the Evanston Art Center for the Recycled Art Fair and Kids Arts & Crafts Actvities!

Recycled Art Sale
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:  9am to 4pm

Kids Arts & Crafts Activities
Friday and Saturday: 11am to 2pm 


 

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Raven & Dove the Porcelain Doctor | 1810 Central Street

Raven & Dove the Porcelain Doctor | 1810 Central Street

Stop by for 20% to 50% off storewide discounts! Lots of bargain items ranging from candles to clothing to jewelry and more!

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Page 1 Books | 1808 Central Street

Page 1 Books | 1808 Central Street

Books, gifts and more! Stop in for 10% off everything in the store (excluding subscriptions and artwork) and a free Page 1 stemless wine glass with every purchase while supplies lasts! 

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Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony | 1901 Central Street

Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony | 1901 Central Street

Our biggest sale of the year, with markdowns of up to 75%! 

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Sew on Central | 1937 Central Street

Sew on Central | 1937 Central Street

 Stock up on fabrics with 15% off during the Sidewalk Sale weekend! 

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Gracie's | 1939 Central Street

Gracie's | 1939 Central Street

25% off almost everything and and EXTRA 25% off reduced items! Even bigger savings outside.

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The Yoga Post | 1937 Central Street

The Yoga Post | 1937 Central Street

The Yoga Post is opening in September but you can stop by to meet owner Cydney Crain Post on Saturday, July 10 to learn about the business and upcoming classes. Plus, you can take a class with Cydney on Friday, July 9, 9-10am at Independence Park. Bring your own mat and pay what you want. Learn more at the link below.

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Millefiori | 1943 Central Street

Millefiori | 1943 Central Street

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Lois & Company | 2014 Central Street

Lois & Company | 2014 Central Street

Storewide discounts including 20-50% off all spring merchandise and bargain racks for amazing markdowns! 

Hours are Thursday to Saturday: 10am to 5:30pm and Sunday, 12-3pm

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Four Finches | 2016 Central Street

Four Finches | 2016 Central Street

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Gordon Salon | 2018-2020 Central Street

Gordon Salon | 2018-2020 Central Street

Stop by to welcome Gordon Salon to Central Street and shop for great products! 20% Off Aveda Products & Up to 70% Off Clearance Items! 

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Healing & Reiki by Ardath Berliant | 2026 Central Street

Healing & Reiki by Ardath Berliant | 2026 Central Street

Ardath Berliant will have tables with crystals and more! Stop by on Friday and Saturday to check out the crystals offered at 20% off. Ardath will be located outside of 2026 Central Street (former North Branch Library location). 

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Paper Source | 2100 Central Street

Paper Source | 2100 Central Street

Paper Source is having their Semi-Annual Sale with 50% off items throughout the store! 

Stop by to shop the sale and take part in a crafting station on Saturday from 3-5pm. Join us for some paper crafting and sticker making!

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Notice | 2112 Central Street

Notice | 2112 Central Street

Sales inside and outside the shop!

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Allegro Dance Boutique | 2114 Central Street

Allegro Dance Boutique | 2114 Central Street

Multiple discounts ranging from 20-75% off and exciting raffles.

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Stella | 2116 Central Street

Stella | 2116 Central Street

Shop great sales on clothing, accessories, home goods and jewelry inside and outside the store! 

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Walsh Natural Health | 2116 Central St.

Walsh Natural Health | 2116 Central St.

Walsh Natural Health is offering 20% off all CBD brands throughout July and will also have a table outside with items steeply marked down including beeswax candles, sun & bug items, energy/precious stone bracelets and more! 

 

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Vinissimo Wine Shop | 2120 Central Street

Vinissimo Wine Shop | 2120 Central Street

It's always a good time to stock up on wine! Good thing Vinissimo Wine Shop is offering 15% off all items in the shop! Stop by to get some great recommendations from Guy and take a few bottles home.

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Ayurvedic Alchemy | 2736 Central Street

Ayurvedic Alchemy | 2736 Central Street

Ayurvedic Alchemy will set up a table on Saturday to showcase some ayurvedic products. Stop by to meet owner Rose and learn about some of the ayurvedic practices and services. 

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Heaven Meets Earth Yoga | 2746 Central Street

Heaven Meets Earth Yoga | 2746 Central Street

Heaven Meets Earth Yoga has a treasure trove of positive items for you! Stop by for half-price surprises, 20% off yoga mats and more special sales! 

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Mack's Bike & Goods | 2536 Central Street

Mack's Bike & Goods | 2536 Central Street

Mack's is having a 25% off Mack's merch available in the shop (T-shirts, Cycling Caps, Sweatshirts/Hoodies, Water bottles, & Tote bags) and 10% off all bags. 

PS: Stop by on Friday, July 9 starting at 4pm for a ribbon cutting ceremony, kids music concert by Jamberry and live music at 6pm! 

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DINING SPECIALS



Hewn | 1733 Central Street

Hewn | 1733 Central Street

Grab a sandwich or sweet treat to go from Hewn to enjoy at the park! 

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Beer on Central | 1930 Central Street

Beer on Central | 1930 Central Street

Beer on Central is hosting The Wandering Cafe on Saturday from 3-5pm. Enjoy a beer (or two) paired with a few items from the special menu below. You can also enjoy a beer on tap on Thursday (2-8pm), Friday (2-9pm), Saturday (12-8pm) and Sunday (1-3pm). Perfect way to start or end a day of shopping!

Citrus Pineapple Salad
citrus-marinated pineapple and orange, sliced sweet onion, sesame seeds, baby greens, ginger dressing

Shoyu Chicken Skewers
ginger-soy marinated chicken skewers, sesame seeds, scallions

Kalua Pork Sliders
coconut-braised pork shoulder topped with ginger cabbage slaw and hot mustard dressing

Sesame-Serrano Tofu
sesame-serrano marinated tofu, broiled until crisp, topped with ginger-cabbage slaw and hot mustard dressing

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Tag's Cafe | 2012 Central Street

Tag's Cafe | 2012 Central Street

Tag's Cafe is offering special vanilla and chocolate milkshakes for the Sidewalk Sale! Get a 10 oz milkshake with a topping of your choice for $5.25 plus tax. Yum! 

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Foodstuff's | 2106 Central Street

Foodstuff's | 2106 Central Street

When you're out shopping, be sure to refuel with a sandwich at Foodstuffs! When you purchase a full sandwich or salad (minimum $10.99) you receive a free bag of Metro Deli Chips! Offer valid July 8 to July 10, 2021 at the Evanston location. 

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Great Harvest Bread Co. | 2126 Central Street

Great Harvest Bread Co. | 2126 Central Street

Buy a sandwich at Great Harvest and get a free cookie when you say "Sidewalk Sale" (yes, one of the ones as big as your face!) Offer valid during the Sidewalk Sale from July 8-11, 2021.

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SERVICE VENDORS



Sports & Ortho | 2026 Central Street

Sports & Ortho | 2026 Central Street

Sports & Ortho is a woman-owned, private physical therapy clinic whose main purpose is to deliver hands-on quality care that we feel is missing in today’s PT world. It is our mission and vision to be the leader in movement science in orthopaedic and sports related injuries with a specialty in conditions involving spine, shoulders, and knees.

Stop by to meet the team behind Sports & Ortho. The Evanston storefront is located at 2930 Central Street but they'll have a table outside of the former North Branch library for the Sidewalk Sale. 

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Complete Chiropractic & Rehab | 1911 Central Street

Complete Chiropractic & Rehab | 1911 Central Street

Get to know the team behind Complete Chiropractic & Rehab! The team will be set up on Friday & Saturday at the storefront located between Leonidas Cafe and Trio Salon. 

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Larry Arnowitz Health Market | 2026 Central Street

Larry Arnowitz Health Market | 2026 Central Street

Stop by to meet Larry Arnowitz of Health Markets on Thursday and Saturday to learn about his business and enter a prize drawing to win a gift certificate to a Central Street business! 

Larry will be set up in front of the former North Branch Library.


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