Renegade Craft Fair
Photograph: Jessie Young
Event Info: renegadecraft.com/chicago
Put a bird on it! Or a squid, a sloth or whatever member of the animal kingdom is trending in the world of felt iPhone covers. Aside from Portlandia punchline fodder, the summer edition of the twice-yearly mega craft and design sale offers DIY enthusiasts all manner of clothing, jewelry, prints and textiles—as well as a usually strong lineup of bands and DJs.