If you're looking for a fun, cultural event this weekend, look no further than right here in Evanston. On Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19, Evanston will host its 30th annual Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival. Located in Dawes Park, the event is free to all members of the community and will feature art, food, music, dance and other performances from a variety of performances. The festival kicks off at noon on July 18 with the Parade of Nations opening ceremony. The event is very family friendly, featuring in arts and crafts section for kids with activities such as origami, Shiobori banners, Aztec Codex Madallion necklaces, tree weaving and more. On both days, the festival will run from noon to 7 p.m.