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Almost two hundred people charged up their glow-in-the-dark Scary BOOtons at Pancho’s on Saturday with entertainment provided by local bands Pink Torpedo, Loose Dudes, and White Mystery.  Special thanks to MPShows for their help too!

Click here for more photos on the Busy Beaver Facebook.

Put on your glow-in-the-dark buttons and make your way to the all ages, Halloween rock show on Saturday in Chicago!

The party moved to Pancho’s located at 2200 N. California in Logan Square.  Come at 7PM for bands Pink Torpedo, Loose Dudes, and White Mystery as well as your favorite button-making cast.

Of course you’ll have your choice of glow-in-the-dark buttons brought to you by yours truly.  Click here for the Facebook Event!


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Busy Beaver Button Co. welcomes you to Chicago this weekend for the Pitchfork Music Festival!  Visit your favorite button-slinging Beavers at Booth 41 for some seriously super souvenir buttons.

Are you looking for cool things to do outside the fest?  Here’s a mini-button tour of where-to-shop-eat-and-drink-in Chicago.

Uncle Fun is your destination for cheap collectibles, deadstock sunglasses, and buttons old and new.  Sift through drawers for officially-licensed, early nineties Beavis and Butthead 1.5-inch square buttons, original Hipco. 0.5-inch smiley face stick pins, and collect art buttons from the Button-O-matic vending machine near the door.  Come with $5 and go to Pitchfork with a bag full of cool stuff!  1338 W. Belmont (773) 477-8223

Lula Cafe feeds Logan Square-ites some of the best bites in Chicago from local farms.  Grab a breakfast burrito and a free Lula button, take their Button-O-matic for a “spin,” all while admiring button mosaics by Anders Nilsen in both dining rooms.  2537 N. Kedzie (773) 489-9554

The Empty Bottle is an awesome place to rock out on Monday night for a free, air-conditioned show after a weekend in the sun.  Check out headliners the Loose Dudes, famous for “Best Band T-Shirt” in the Chicago Reader “Best Of” issue, and their equally-awesome button selection.  There’s also a vending machine directly across from the merch table currently filled with the “Best Of” Button-O-matic buttons, ranging from the VOTE series to GLOW.  1035 N. Western (773) 276-3600

Need more pointers?  Contact Busy Beaver Button Co. today until 5PM and ask for Alex.  Also, you still have time to order buttons and have them delivered to you at the fest!  Click here for the website.

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