The 10th Annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival will be held Aug. 25 and 26 and will be jam-packed with fun for all ages. The weekend kicks off with the Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K on Saturday morning. Pre-registration is available at or onsite registration starts at 7 a.m.

The artist market will be set up both days and there will be live music throughout the weekend. The Kid Zone will feature storytellers, puppet shows, art activities, climbing wall, bungee jump and more.

Also part of the weekend is Corks & Forks, a ticketed two-day event with food sampling, wine/ale tasting and cooking demonstrations. Admission for Corks & Forks is $35 for one day or $60 for two.

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