The Chicago Antique Market, the European-style market with more than 150 antique dealers in furniture, housewares, jewelry, and collectibles and the Indie Designer Fashion Market featuring local designers, opens Memorial Day weekend, May 24th and 25th. No early-bird shopping this year. Admission is $10. 1300 block of West Randolph Street between Ada and Ogden streets; 312-851-9939, chicagoantiquemarket.com
Explore Fulton Market, an open house throughout the Fulton Market District on May 10th, features gallery open houses and restaurant and shopping events. Free. explorefultonmarket.com
HandMAYed, a craft show featuring jewelry, purses, and crafts from local creatives the Chicago Craft Mafia, alongside new bags from Zola Jones, takes place May 3rd. Zola Jones, 1944 W. Montrose Ave.; 773-275-1845
Little Green Baby, a new environmentally friendly kids’ boutique in Lincoln Square, was slated to open in April, carrying organic clothing, nontoxic toys, and green household cleaner. 4654 N. Rockwell St.; 773-505-2066
Mario Tricoci offers Mother’s Day specials at its salons and spas, such as Mom Wants to Relax (manicure and massage for $130) and Mom Wants to Unwind (manicure, pedicure, and facial for $178). Receive a complimentary gift set with purchase of a Mother’s Day package. Visit tricoci.com for a list of locations.
Pump celebrates its fourth anniversary on May 10th with shoe giveaways, raffles, and discounts. 1659 W. Division St.; 773-384-6750
She hosts a trunk show with designer Jill Stuart, a celebrity favorite known for her flirty dresses, on May 15th and 16th, with a representative on hand to show spring and summer merchandise, plus a sneak peek at fall pieces. 1024 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-880-8061, shopsheboutique.com
Walk West is a shopping event on May 8th where West Loop boutiques Pivot (1101 W. Fulton Market), Bess & Loie (1015 W. Lake St.), Erin Gallagher Jewelry (1017 W. Lake St.), Koros (1019 W. Lake St.), and Ouest (1063 W. Madison St.), among others, team up to offer 15 percent off all purchases.
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