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Our calendar is full on Chicago's North Shore. From street fairs, famed festivals, special interest tours, walks and talks to an elite array of theatrical offerings, world-class concerts, unique performing arts presentations, sporting events, farmers markets, and so much more, Chicago’s North Shore offers the visitor an exceptional array of entertainment options. Want to stay in the know about North Shore happenings? Sign up for our newsletter and we’ll send what’s going on in the area to your inbox every month! 

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18
Jan

Northwestern University Men's Basketball vs Wisconsin

January 18, 2022
Wisconsin vs. Northwestern University Men's Basketball.  The newly renovated... MORE
20
Jan

Northwestern University Women's Basketball vs Penn State

January 20, 2022
Penn State vs. Northwestern University Women's Basketball.  The newly renova... MORE
22
Jan

Funkadesi

January 22, 2022
“This ideal party band . . . also bears messages of togetherness. . . . The rhy... MORE
22
Jan

Brewery Tour

January 22, 2022
Sign up for a brewery tour and learn about all things Double Clutch! Get a tour of t... MORE
9
Dec

Dishwasher Dreams

December 9, 2021 - January 22, 2022
Alaudin, a stand-up comedian whose family hails from Bangladesh, is in L.A. on the ve... MORE
23
Jan

Wheeling Park District's Winterfest

January 23, 2022
Come and experience  WinterFest 2022! Plans are underway for a fun-filled winter... MORE
3
Dec

8-TRACK The Sounds of the 70s In Concert

December 3, 2021 - January 23, 2022
Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie do... MORE
27
Jan

Northwestern University Women's Basketball vs IOWA

January 27, 2022
IOWA vs. Northwestern University Women's Basketball.  The newly renovated We... MORE
28
Jan

Brittney Spencer w/ Abbey Cone

January 28, 2022
Brittney Spencer is a singer-songwriter with a free spirit and a love for molding lif... MORE
29
Jan

Northwestern University Men's Basketball vs Illinois

January 29, 2022
Illinois vs. Northwestern University Men's Basketball.  The newly renovated ... MORE
29
Jan

Tim Reynolds & TR3

January 29, 2022
With a musical career spanning more than thirty-five years, guitarist, sonic innovato... MORE
30
Jan

Northwestern University Women's Basketball vs Illinois

January 30, 2022
Illinois vs. Northwestern University Women's Basketball.  The newly renovate... MORE
28
Jan

Downtown Evanston Insidewalk Sale

January 28, 2022 - January 30, 2022
Get the best holiday deals at the Downtown Evanston InSidewalk Sale! Local shops will... MORE
28
Jan

DC’s Reflecting Fools

January 28, 2022 - January 30, 2022
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes of burned 2020 presidential ballots, DC’s ... MORE
28
Jan

MFA Collaboration Series: In His Hands

January 28, 2022 - January 30, 2022
This is a list of things Christian believes in logic, banana Laffy Taffy, video games... MORE
1
Feb

Northwestern University Men's Basketball vs Rutgers

February 1, 2022
Rutgers vs. Northwestern University Men's Basketball.  The newly renovated W... MORE
4
Feb

Cory Branan

February 4, 2022
Over the last two decades Cory Branan has released five albums to much critical accla... MORE
8
Feb

Northwestern University Men's Basketball vs Indiana

February 8, 2022
Indiana vs. Northwestern University Men's Basketball.  The newly renovated W... MORE
10
Feb

Northwestern University Women's Basketball vs Rutgers

February 10, 2022
Rutgers vs. Northwestern University Women's Basketball.  The newly renovated... MORE
11
Feb

Red Wanting Blue w/ Meaghan Farrell

February 11, 2022
It’s been more than twenty years since Red Wanting Blue first began their long,... MORE
12
Feb

Jason Narducy

February 12, 2022
“Jason Narducy is the reason Foo Fighters exists (just ask Dave Grohl). He&rsqu... MORE
13
Feb

Northwestern University Women's Basketball vs Michigan

February 13, 2022
Michigan vs. Northwestern University Women's Basketball.  The newly renovate... MORE
3
Feb

Something Rotten

February 3, 2022 - February 13, 2022
Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play bu... MORE
16
Feb

Northwestern University Men's Basketball vs Purdue

February 16, 2022
Purdue vs. Northwestern University Men's Basketball.  The newly renovated We... MORE
17
Feb

Nate Smith + Kinfolk (2 shows)

February 17, 2022
2x GRAMMY® Award-nominated drummer/composer/producer Nate Smith has announced the... MORE
18
Feb

Glow In The Dark Party - Kids Night Out

February 18, 2022
Join in for a glow-in-the-dark party! Kids participate in a variety of fun games incl... MORE
18
Feb

Peter Mulvey w/ SistaStrings

February 18, 2022
Peter Mulvey has been a songwriter, road-dog, raconteur and almost-poet since before ... MORE
18
Feb

MFA Collaboration Series: Peerless

February 18, 2022 - February 20, 2022
A modern twist on Macbeth, Peerless follows M & L, twins determined to gain admis... MORE
20
Jan

Fireflies

January 20, 2022 - February 20, 2022
The Civil Rights Movement has ignited the South, and the charismatic Rev. Charles Gra... MORE
22
Feb

Northwestern University Men's Basketball vs Nebraska

February 22, 2022
Nebraska vs. Northwestern University Men's Basketball.  The newly renovated ... MORE
24
Feb

Northwestern University Women's Basketball vs Purdue

February 24, 2022
Purdue vs. Northwestern University Women's Basketball.  The newly renovated ... MORE
25
Feb

Son Volt w/ Jesse Farrar 2 Nights

February 25, 2022 - February 26, 2022
Jay Farrar is an American songwriter and musician currently based in St. Louis. A mem... MORE
27
Feb

Music of the Baroque: McGill Plays Mozart

February 27, 2022
Mozart scholar Dame Jane Glover joins forces with Chicago native and New York Philhar... MORE
28
Feb

Music of the Baroque: McGill Plays Mozart

February 28, 2022
Mozart scholar Dame Jane Glover joins forces with Chicago native and New York Philhar... MORE
3
Mar

The Milk Carton Kids

March 3, 2022
Listening to The Milk Carton Kids -- Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale -- talk about t... MORE
5
Mar

Joe Purdy

March 5, 2022
Joe Purdy is a singer-songwriter who for a short few years was almost famous. He woul... MORE
6
Mar

Northwestern University Men's Basketball vs Minnesota

March 6, 2022
Minnesota vs. Northwestern University Men's Basketball.  The newly renovated... MORE
24
Feb

The Ballad of Mu Lan

February 24, 2022 - March 6, 2022
When Mu Lan dresses up as a boy to take her father’s place in the army, she has... MORE
11
Mar

Amy Helm

March 11, 2022
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Amy Helm’s third album, What the Fl... MORE
18
Mar

Stephen Marley: Acoustic Soul

March 18, 2022
The second son of Bob and Rita Marley, eight time Grammy winning musician and produce... MORE
19
Mar

Stacey Kent - 2 Shows

March 19, 2022
“Thoroughly captivating...(Kent’s) voice has a startling clarity, turning... MORE
20
Mar

Music of the Baroque: Classical Heroines

March 20, 2022
Led by Nicholas Kraemer, “Classical Heroines” explores the tension betwee... MORE
21
Mar

Music of the Baroque: Classical Heroines

March 21, 2022
Led by Nicholas Kraemer, “Classical Heroines” explores the tension betwee... MORE
12
Feb

Untamed: The Orchid Show 2022

February 12, 2022 - March 27, 2022
No matter what, nature finds a way. This year’s Orchid Show celebrates the unex... MORE
3
Mar

Wife of a Salesman

March 3, 2022 - April 3, 2022
An iconic drama. An imagined meeting. A recentering of where “attention must be... MORE
10
Apr

Music of the Baroque: Easter Oratorio

April 10, 2022
Dame Jane Glover leads the Music of the Baroque Chorus, Orchestra, and four world ren... MORE
11
Apr

Music of the Baroque: Easter Oratorio

April 11, 2022
Dame Jane Glover leads the Music of the Baroque Chorus, Orchestra, and four world ren... MORE
17
Mar

Oil Lamp Theater Presents Now and Then

March 17, 2022 - May 1, 2022
Oil Lamp Theater kicks off its 2022 season with Now and Then, a heartfelt romantic co... MORE
17
Oct

Rise Up: Stonewall And The LGBTQ Rights Movement

October 17, 2021 - May 8, 2022
Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement explores the June 1969 police r... MORE
14
Apr

Intimate Apparel

April 14, 2022 - May 15, 2022
In 1905, a Black seamstress sews her way out of poverty, creating exquisite lingerie ... MORE
21
Sep

Who Says, Who Shows, What Counts: Thinking about History with The Block’s Collection

September 21, 2021 - June 1, 2022
How do artists, artworks, and museums shape and challenge our understanding of the pa... MORE
26
Jan

A Site of Struggle: American Art Against Anti-Black Violence

January 26, 2022 - July 10, 2022
Originating at Northwestern's Block Museum of Art  A Site of Struggle e... MORE
15
July

Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust

July 15, 2021 - September 5, 2022
Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust sheds light on a lesser-known moment i... MORE
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