Annual African Festival of the Arts. Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 5100 Cottage Grove Avenue, africanfestivalchicago.com. Daily admission is $20 at the entrance to the festival. Advanced tickets are $10 and can be purchased sold through Thursday at several locations, including What the Traveler Saw in Hyde Park, 1508 E. 55th St., 773-955-5505. Consult the festival’s website for performance and special event times.