Tabletopiaries, 2008, By Kathrine Gray, at SOFA


The 15th annual SOFA (Sculpture Objects & Functional Art) exhibition will be held from Nov. 7th through 9th on Navy Pier, featuring 100 international galleries and dealers. Tickets are $15 for one day, $25 for three-day admission. 1-800-563-7632.

The Chicago Toy and Game Fair runs Nov. 22nd and 23rd. Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.

The Custom Fashion, Fur, and Accessories Event brings together fur designer Greg Tinder, handbag designer Diego Rocha, fashion designer Basia Frossard, vintage jewelry expert Laurie Davis, and fashion expert Stacy Wallace-Albert on Nov. 6th from 4 to 9 p.m1101 W. Fulton Market; 312-226-5321.

The D.I.Y. Trunk Show, featuring work from Chicago crafters, runs Nov. 22nd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Pulaski Park Auditorium,  1419 W. Blackhawk St.

Fine Art of Fiber show and sale of quilts, knits, beadwork, and other handcrafted items runs Nov. 7th through 9th. Complimentary opening night is Nov. 6th from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe; 847-835-5440.

Holiday Shopping Night along Oak Street runs Nov. 13th from 4 to 8 p.m. Participating stores include Yves Saint Laurent, Loro Piana, Madison and Friends, Kate Spade, and Furla.

The Winnetka Community House holds its 19th Annual Modernism Show, Exposition, and Sale of 20th-Century Design, 1890–1990, from Nov. 8th through 9th. Tickets to a Nov. 7th preview are $100. General tickets are $15, good for a two-day admission. 620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka; 847-446-0537.