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The Mix — Cool Things to Do 07.12.13

Jerrod Niemann | GETTY  IMAGES

Jerrod Niemann | GETTY IMAGES

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Updated: July 10, 2013 5:25PM

Cool things to do this weekend and beyond.

Celebrating West Town

Local bands, food, arts & crafts and kids’ activities highlight West Fest, July 13-14 from noon to 10 p.m, on Chicago Ave. Between Damen and Wood. $5 suggested donation;


The inaugural Windy City Smokeout runs July 12-14 at 40 E. Hubbard; $60 three-day pass. Celebrate country music and barbecue.

Headliners include Jerrod Niemann (left, July 12) and David Nail (July 13). Visit


More than 150 athletes from 18 nations complete for titles in the 10th Wheel Gymnastic World competition, through July 14, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. $10-$50. Visit

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