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Get Your Family Photo Taken For Free At Maxwell Street Market This Weekend

The Sunday market will also feature live music and art workshops from Yollocalli Arts Reach and the National Museum of Mexican Art.

The Maxwell Street Market is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays.
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NEAR WEST SIDE — The historic Maxwell Street Market will celebrate family day with free portraits, a puppet show and live music this weekend at Chicago’s longest-running open-air market.

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is teaming up with Humana to celebrate Family Day with a full day of family-friendly activities from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at the market, 800 S. Desplaines St.

William Estrada and Yvette Mayorga

From 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Chicago-based artists Yvette Mayorga and William Estrada will offer a free photo session for families. The photo backdrop will feature an array of items found at the market.

From 10 a.m.-noon, guests will be treated to a Wonder Wagon puppet show by Will Bishop and Grace Needlman.

From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Yollocalli Arts Reach and the National Museum of Mexican Art will host art workshops at the market for kids, too.

Sunday will also feature a live DJ set from Rayo of the Mexico-based band Centavrvs from noon-2 p.m. 

The market is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays.

For more information on Sunday’s celebration, click here.

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