The Essanay Cafe opens at 6:00pm. Performances are in the order of sign-up and are from 7:00pm - 10:00pm. Anyone wanting to perform is welcome at The Essanay Cafe. Examples of performances are: creative writing, stand-up comedy, instrumentals, singer songwriters accompanied by their own guitar and or harmonica. Come join the elite group of performers here at The Essanay Cafe!