Chicago's North Shore CVB - Events

Calendar of Events

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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Following are the most recent events. Search by date or activity above.

28
Oct

Steve Forbert

October 28, 2021
Singer-songwriter Steve Forbert had his first major hit in 1979 when he was only 25 y... MORE
29
Oct

Boo Bash

October 29, 2021
Join the Northfield Park District on Friday, October 29 for Boo Bash. A free event fo... MORE
29
Oct

Spooky Tales and Haunted Trails

October 29, 2021
Share spooky stories and songs around a campfire with family and friends. Enjoy a hik... MORE
29
Oct

Boo Bash at Kalk Park

October 29, 2021
Calling all ghosts and goblins! Our family-friendly Halloween party is back, but now ... MORE
29
Oct

Halloween Hello! -The Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber

October 29, 2021
Glencoe Shops and Businesses invite you and your kids to stop in for a Halloween Trea... MORE
30
Oct

Northwestern University Football vs. Minnesota

October 30, 2021
The Northwestern Wildcats host Minnesota. | The Wildcats offer some of the ... MORE
30
Oct

Downtown Evanston Trick or Treat Stroll

October 30, 2021
Come downtown in costume to trick or treat at local businesses! Pick up a map at Foun... MORE
30
Oct

Dustbowl Revival w/ Smooth Hound Smith

October 30, 2021
Dustbowl Revival has always been about pushing the boundaries of what American roots ... MORE
30
Oct

Skokie Park District Kooky Spooky Candy Trail

October 30, 2021
Take a journey along the kooky & spooky candy trail at Oakton Park! Trick-or-trea... MORE
30
Oct

Trick or Treat at the Glen Town Center

October 30, 2021
Children 12 & under are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and trick-or-tre... MORE
30
Oct

Halloween Kickball Tournament for Adults

October 30, 2021
Halloween isn’t just for kids! Gather your friends for some scary kickball fun ... MORE
30
Oct

Linden Square Pumpkin Walk

October 30, 2021
Join the festivities on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 10 am to 12 pm in Linden Squa... MORE
30
Oct

Spooky Saturday on the Main-Dempster Mile

October 30, 2021
Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and head out to the Main-Dempster Mile to... MORE
30
Oct

Trick or Treat in Downtown Skokie

October 30, 2021
Trick or treating returns to Downtown Skokie! Downtown merchants are excited to welco... MORE
30
Oct

Booze, Brews, and Boos

October 30, 2021
Temperence Beer and Palmhouse invite you to: Grab your boo and join us Saturday, Oct... MORE
31
Oct

Coffee and Classics Winnetka

October 31, 2021
Fuelfed’s Coffee & Classics is the premier monthly Sunday morning classic c... MORE
31
Oct

Kneads & Wants Trunk or Treat

October 31, 2021
A special Trunk or Treat edition of Cars and Coffee.  Happy Halloween!... MORE
29
Oct

The Battlefields of Clara Barton

October 29, 2021 - October 31, 2021
The Battlefields of Clara Barton is a modern folk/rock musical about the vibrant... MORE
23
Sep

Songs For Nobodies

September 23, 2021 - October 31, 2021
This one-woman tour-de-force celebrates the iconic work of Judy Garland, Patsy Cline,... MORE
6
Nov

Northwestern University Football vs.Iowa

November 6, 2021
The Northwestern Wildcats host Iowa. | The Wildcats offer some of the best ... MORE
6
Nov

November Art + Wine Night

November 6, 2021
Three floors of artwork for sale • Come out to see great art by 40+ local artist... MORE
29
Oct

Music Theater Works presents Ragtime

October 29, 2021 - November 7, 2021
Music Theater Works brings this 13-time Tony Award-nominated musical with its ri... MORE
10
Nov

Sam Bush

November 10, 2021
An originator of the progressive bluegrass movement, often called the “Father o... MORE
12
Nov

Cinderella – The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine

November 12, 2021
“Cinderella” brings vivid magic to the classic fairy tale. The State Bal... MORE
13
Nov

The Rocket Man Show

November 13, 2021
Scotsman Rus Anderson is Elton John’s official body double for his Farewell Yel... MORE
14
Nov

Everyone At Play

November 14, 2021
Kohl Children’s Museum was specifically designed to be inclusive of all childre... MORE
14
Nov

Arts & Crafts Market

November 14, 2021
Sketchbook is happy to announce their first Arts & Crafts Market! A host of local... MORE
18
Nov

An Evening with Leo Kottke

November 18, 2021
“It really sounded like two guitarists, as if someone else were playing the bri... MORE
21
Nov

Chicago Philharmonic – Simply Serenades

November 21, 2021
Simply Serenades: Brahms, Dvorak, and World Premiere by Bingham Enjoy stunning ser... MORE
20
Nov

Woman's Club of Evanston Holiday Bazaar

November 20, 2021 - November 21, 2021
The Woman’s Club of Evanston is happy to announce the return of the Holiday Baz... MORE
18
Nov

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

November 18, 2021 - November 21, 2021
As Charlie Brown expresses what makes him happy, everyone, touched by his love of lif... MORE
12
Nov

Imagine U: Last Stop on Market Street

November 12, 2021 - November 21, 2021
One Sunday morning, CJ and his Nana set out in the rain on their weekly bus ride acro... MORE
5
Nov

The Wind Phone

November 5, 2021 - November 21, 2021
On the eve of selling their family home, Patty reunites with her grown daughters Elle... MORE
27
Nov

Holiday in the Park and Parade

November 27, 2021
Join us as we kick-off the holiday season with our annual Holiday in the Park &a... MORE
28
Nov

Music of the Baroque: A Thanksgiving Messiah

November 28, 2021
The celebrated Music of the Baroque Chorus makes its first regular season appearance ... MORE
4
Dec

Breakfast With Santa

December 4, 2021
Spend the morning at Chevy Chase Country Club enjoying a delicious buffet breakfast. ... MORE
21
Sep

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

September 21, 2021 - December 5, 2021
How do artists, artworks, and museums shape and challenge our understanding of the pa... MORE
21
Sep

Sky Hopinka: Cloudless Blue Egress of Summer

September 21, 2021 - December 5, 2021
The Block Museum presents Cloudless Blue Egress of Summer (2019) a two... MORE
18
Dec

Music of the Baroque: Holiday Brass and Choral Concerts

December 18, 2021
The most enduring tradition in Music of the Baroque’s history. Celebrate the se... MORE
31
Dec

Wheeling Park District's - Happy Noon Year

December 31, 2021
Celebrate the NEW year at NOON! Bring the kids and join in the festivities including ... MORE
26
Nov

Kohlights: A Mesmertastic Holiday Lightacular!

November 26, 2021 - December 31, 2021
Kids take charge in the area’s newest holiday light display. It’s more th... MORE
23
Dec

Music Theater Works presents Billy Ellliot the Musical

December 23, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Boasting a Tony Award and an Olivier Award for Best Musical, Billy Elliot&n... MORE
26
Nov

Mr. Dickens' Hat

November 26, 2021 - January 2, 2022
In a cozy Victorian shop sits the prized hat of Charles Dickens. When a pair of bumbl... MORE
20
Nov

Willow Hills Winter Magic

November 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Willow Hill Golf Course is proud to present its first annual Willow Hill’s Wint... MORE
12
Nov

Chicago Botanic Garden Lightscape

November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Join us at the holiday event that sold out in its debut season. Enter a captivating w... MORE
16
Jan

Kevin Nealon

January 16, 2022
Emmy and SAG-nominated actor, comedian, and author Kevin Nealon is best known for his... 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
20
Jan

Fireflies

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