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The Lakeshore Arts Festival will take place at Dawes Park, Church Street at the Lakefront, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 4 and 5. It showcases live jazz and classical music, a silent art auction, and the popular children’s craft tent. The festival also hosts a dozen restaurateurs serving a variety of culinary delights.

Free parking is available at the Northwestern University parking lot, three blocks north of the festival site (look for the signs). A free shuttle bus runs non-stop between the parking lot and the festival site between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.