Thursday, December 2011
Join us for a wonderful holiday celebration that is sure to be a favorite with your family. Chicago Waldorf School’s 2011 Holiday Fair features unique vendors, fabulous food, candle dipping, crafts & activities, handmade holiday greenery for sale, a raffle (with a ticket included with each paid admission), puppet plays, a chess & game room, an alumni room for our CWS graduates. Look for old favorites including the Care to Share room, Waldorf Recycled (for gently used natural toys and items) and the always-popular Children’s House special treasures just for the little ones.
Holiday Fair Entertainment
11:00am Capoeira Performance with Rhea Yap
CWS students Eli Miller, Noah Teague and Morgan Reesh will be among the performers in this energetic mix of dance, performance and martial arts that is guaranteed to get you excited if not downright dizzy. Audience members will be invited onstage to try capoeira afterwards.
12:00pm African Drumming Class w/ Instructor Ernest Kinnison
High school students Gabrielle, Jenna, Quin, Claudia, Nora, Natalie, Jimmy, Mataline and Caroline will be performing traditional African drumming. Wait til you feel the rhythms through your body. The huge sound of the drums will infiltrate your limbs, heart, and mind until you can't sit still!
1:00pm Bass Clef Bandits w/Brendan Finucane
Six CWS strings students Olivia, Liam, Marci, Leo, Zane and Jessica are the Bass Clef Bandits with their CWS music instructor, Brendan Finucane. See what the mighty musical lessons have wrought from these enterprising and talented young musicians.
2:00pm The CWS All Dads Band
A "rock star" group of Waldorf Dads (Adam King, Heath Jansen, Joe Dennis, Matthew Zumann, Mike Rowe, Mark Miller & Tom McCarthy) take the stage to share pop & rock tunes, seasonal favorites and who knows what they surprise us with next? Spontaneous dancing has been known to break out amongst the crowd.
3:00pm Miss Aimee Leigh
CWS auntie, Aimee Cousineau will grace our stage and share her repertoire of quirky, caring and fun original kids favorites songs including Be True to You Teeth, My Brother the Pirate and Hey, Lunch Lady! and more. Especially great for the Early Childhood crowd; dancing will likely be involved.
4:00pm Holiday Fair Raffle
Come find out if you are the one who wins a week-long stay at a beautiful 40 acre brick farmhouse, tickets to a Cubs Game, YOGA lessons, Tea for Two at the Drake Hotel and more!
Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition! Chicago Waldorf School is located at 1300 W Loyola Ave in Rogers Park just a block west of the Loyola Red Line L stop