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Festivals & Events

 

 

1
Mar

Frances Willard House Tours

March 1, 2020 - December 27, 2020
Frances Willard was a 19th century women’s rights leader, social justice advoca... MORE
19
July

Garden Tours and Trams

July 19, 2020 - October 31, 2020
With 385 acres to explore at the Garden, where do you begin? Enjoy a tram tour for an... MORE
6
Aug

Model Railroad Garden

August 6, 2020 - October 11, 2020
The 7,500-square-foot Model Railroad Garden features trains running on 1,600 feet of ... MORE
25
Sep

Folk Songs & S'mores Campfire

September 25, 2020
Join us for an evening of singing, clapping and strumming around the campfire! Follow... MORE
29
Sep

Out Back Summer Sessions: Richard Rodgers’ Greatest Hits

September 29, 2020
Music Theater Works: Richard Rodgers’ Greatest Hits. Richard Rodgers&... MORE
1
Oct

Out Back Summer Sessions: Tributosaurus

October 1, 2020
Out Back Summer Sessions: Tributosaurus strives to do for rock and roll what a s... MORE
3
Oct

Walking Tour: Historic Apartment Buildings

October 3, 2020
Walking Tour: Historice Apartment Buildings. This tour meets on the northwest co... MORE
4
Oct

Apple Extravaganza Campfire

October 4, 2020
Play apple games, tell an interactive apple story, make an apple craft, and prepare a... MORE
9
Oct

Out Back Summer Sessions: Brit Beat

October 9, 2020
Outdoor concert at the Back Parking Lot of North Shore Center. On October 9... MORE
10
Oct

Fall Bulb Festival

October 10, 2020 - October 11, 2020
Outdoors: A harvest market; cider, wine, and beer to purchase; and a lovely gour... MORE
11
Oct

Out Back Summer Sessions: Chicago Philharmonic

October 11, 2020
Chicago Phil Chamber – Brass Ensemble. Grab a date, some tasty picnic fixi... MORE
16
Oct

Drive In Movie: Hocus Pocus

October 16, 2020
Join us for a Drive-In Movie Night to view the classic Halloween movie Hocus Pocus (P... MORE
16
Oct

Linda Eder: Judy Garland— Me & My Shadow

October 16, 2020
Don’t miss Linda Eder’s Judy Garland Tribute concert! Showcasing one of t... MORE
16
Oct

Terrors at Tower

October 16, 2020
This event is for lovers of all things scary, haunted, and creepy! Join us at Tower R... MORE
16
Oct

Things That Go Bump in the Night

October 16, 2020
Meet some of the fascinating but often misunderstood critters of Emily Oaks! This pop... MORE
17
Oct

Glencoe Art Walk

October 17, 2020 - October 18, 2020
Glencoe Art Walk: Held in beautiful downtown Glencoe, the 12th annual event will show... MORE
17
Oct

Pumpkinfest

October 17, 2020
Spend an afternoon with your child enjoying pumpkin decorating, storytelling, s&rsquo... MORE
17
Oct

Walking Tour: Downtown Evanston

October 17, 2020
Walking Tour: Downtown Evanston. *This tour begins at Fountain Square. Evanston&... MORE
21
Oct

A Night of 1,000 Jack-O'Lanterns

October 21, 2020 - October 25, 2020
Admire the remarkable creative work, and make lasting memories with family and friend... MORE
23
Oct

Family Campfire

October 23, 2020
The tranquil setting of Crow Island Woods is the perfect place for an old fashioned f... MORE
23
Oct

Skatium's Halloween Public Skate & Costume Contest

October 23, 2020
Join us for two hours of family Halloween fun at the Skatium Ice Arena!  Wear yo... MORE
24
Oct

BOOnanza Trick-or-Treat Trail

October 24, 2020
BOO-Nanza Trick or Treat Trail: Dress in your costume and spend a bewitching tim... MORE
24
Oct

Ghost Hunt

October 24, 2020 - October 25, 2020
Calling all ghouls, goblins, super heroes, princesses and more! Join Kohl Children... MORE
24
Oct

Halloween Party on Ice

October 24, 2020
Halloween Party on Ice: Dress up in your favorite costume and skate to chilling ... MORE
24
Oct

Superhero Tractor Ride

October 24, 2020
Not a fan of traditional Halloween haunts? Join us on a scare-free tractor ride and m... MORE
31
Oct

Tricks 'N Treats

October 31, 2020
Celebrate Halloween with the whole family! Enjoy family entertainment and play non-co... MORE
13
Nov

Chicago Botanic Garden Lightscape

November 13, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Join us at the holiday event that sold out in its debut season. Enter a captivating w... MORE
14
Nov

Fred Astaire: Dance Studios

November 14, 2020
Fred Astaire Dance Studios, the leader in ballroom dancing, present “Big Stage ... MORE