Jan. 4, 2018

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Jan. 5 – 7

It’s the time of year for New Year’s resolutions and whether you are going the simple route like me (to drink more water) or perhaps a bit more spiritual/life changing, we can all resolve to get out more and explore more of what the North Shore has to offer ...

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Dec. 6, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Dec. 8 – 10

While the bleak December weather has returned, the holiday merriment continues throughout the North Shore to warm our spirits! Multiple holiday fests (with Santa sightings), gingerbread workshops, a holiday healthcare fair (brilliant), a holiday singalong and a toe tapping performance round out this weekend’s offering of events and activities!


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Nov. 30, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Dec. 1 - 3

Tis’ the weekend for holiday merriment. You can choose from a plethora of seasonal activities to crank up your holiday spirit including a tree lighting, a winter celebration, a Breakfast with Santa, holiday markets, a holiday house walk, a holiday symphony concert and performances of a Christmas Carol and a ...

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Nov. 21, 2017

Thanksgiving Weekend Fun on the North Shore: Nov. 24 – 26

After you finish feasting on food, you can spend the rest of the weekend feasting on holiday fun! From parades and tree lighting celebrations to ornament making, holiday performances and holiday shopping; there’s an abundance of ways to continue the holiday cheer all weekend long! There’s even an opportunity for ...

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Nov. 15, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Nov. 17 – 19

There’s no escaping it! Holiday season is officially upon us and there are many ways to get into the holiday spirit this weekend!  Jump start your holiday shopping at the Jewelry & Gift Show or the Woman’s Club of Evanston’s Holiday Bazaar. Not ready to shop until you drop ...

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Nov. 1, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Nov. 3 – 5

Halloween is over so you know what that means…it’s time to start talking holiday shopping. No better place to start then the Grove Arts & Craft Faire or the Antiques + Modernism Show. For those still in the Halloween mood, consider the Pumpkin Smash & Bash or the Oil Lame Theatres ...

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Oct. 4, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Oct. 6 – 8


This week has been stressful both on a personal and national level.  Thankfully, there are many wonderful events going on this weekend to help revive my wary soul and yours too! From a little bluegrass and retail therapy to two powerhouse perennial favorites such as the Great Highwood ...

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Sept. 28, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

I like to call these kinds of weekends potpourri weekends because there is a little bit of everything going on. Physical activity enthusiasts can partake in a fun super hero dash or disc golf; bargain hunters will have one of the most popular rummage sales on the North Shore at ...

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Sept. 21, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Sept. 22 – 24

It’s the perfect weekend to take in some of the local history and scenery. From a walking tour of Wilmette or a tour of Crab Tree Farm’s Arts & Crafts Collection to Deerfield’s Harvest Fest and the Flying Feet Fun Run (new addition to Glenview’s Flight Fest), there is a ...

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July 27, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: July 28 – July 30

It’s all about art, shopping and imbibing this weekend. There are two great art festivals, two great sidewalk sales that include lots of activities for the kids (touch a truck in HP), a great wine tasting and one of my personal faves – a Bloody Mary festival! Also not to ...

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