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08/31/2012 04:15 pm ET

Chicago Summer Festivals 2012: Jazz Festival, Taste Of Polonia, North Coast & More (8/31-9/3)

Ah, Labor Day. That wonderful day that arrives each year just in time for the tail end of summer, graciously granting a three-day weekend for the masses to fill with pursuits, noble or otherwise, of a seemingly endless variety.

This weekend in Chicago is packed with events offering a little something to everyone, be they a music lover, a pierogi enthusiast or a lover of quirky plays with theater productions such as "The Granny Diaries."

Each Friday throughout the remainder of the summer, HuffPost Chicago is spotlighting five of that weekend's must-go festivals and other events.

Need still more options? The city also maintains a calendar of neighborhood events taking place throughout Chicago.

Did we miss something great that's on your calendar this Labor Day Weekend? Tell us about it in the comments.

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Chicago Summer Festivals (8/31-9/3)
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