Things To Do

May 18, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: May 19 – 21

Well we finally got our real taste of Spring this week but who knows how long it will stay. You may need to break out your trusty umbrella and poncho because there are too many great events happening this weekend to let a little rain spoil including the popular Skokie ...

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May 10, 2017

Mother’s Day Fun & More on the North Shore: May 12 – 14

While “surprising” mom with breakfast in bed is always a good call (if kitchen clean-up is included), there are plenty more ways to celebrate mom and have some good “clean” family fun this weekend. Highlights include Motherhood Out Loud, Vintage Market at the Grove, the Evanston Garden Fair, Mother’s Days ...

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May 7, 2017

Kenilworth Gardens Annual Yard Sale

Kenilworth Gardens Yard Sale

It's that time of year again...time to shop, that is, at Wilmette's biggest multi-family yard sale.

Over 30 families will be selling all kinds of cool stuff, from furniture to clothing to toys to household items and much more. This is our 6th year and believe me ...

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May 3, 2017

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

Make sure you take it easy at any Cinco de Mayo celebrations you may partake in because there is plenty to do all weekend long!  For those looking to burn a few extra calories you can choose from Deer Dash in Deerfield or a unique charity bicycle ride with renown ...

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April 27, 2017

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

While the weather may be iffy, there is no doubt that this weekend is chock full of events for everyone to enjoy! So let’s keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best as you don’t want to miss out on opening Day at Melvin Berlin Park, Beach Dash & ...

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April 22, 2017

Guide to Summer Camps on the North Shore

roasting marshmallows at summer camp

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No matter what your kid is into, there's a camp for him or her. Here's your handy dandy guide to day camps on Chicago's North Shore, including traditional day camps, sports camps, tech camps, theatre camps and everything in between.  ...

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April 20, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Apr. 21 – 23

This weekend is all about recognizing and honoring our diverse world. There are multiple events celebrating Earth Day and Holocaust Remembrance Day – including two powerful musical performances, as well as a Cultural Faire. In addition, two author events will have readers of various ages and interests intrigued. But that’s ...

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April 13, 2017

Easter Fun and More on the North Shore: Apr. 14 – 16

Thornwood Park Egg Hunt

This weekend is sure to be hoppin’! There are plenty of Easter Egg Hunts and Doggie Egg Hunts to choose from. Plus, don’t miss out on a fun and informative Earth Day celebration and cap of National Library Week with a family friendly event in Lake Bluff!


Thornwood Park ...

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April 10, 2017

Thornwood Park Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 15

Thornwood Park egg hunt 2017

You're invited to the 8th annual Thornwood Park Egg Hunt, this Saturday, April 15. The hunt is sponsored by Coldwell Banker's Come Home North Shore Team and Tracy Kearney of Guaranteed Rate.

For those not familiar with Thornwood Park, it's in Wilmette's Kenilworth Gardens neighborhood, on ...

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April 5, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Apr. 7 – 9

Start your Easter celebrations early. Test your improv skills. Explore the many ways to enjoy bacon. Discover lost gems from Paul McCartney performed in a jazz style. Enjoy a free classical music concert. It’s all waiting for you this weekend on the North Shore!


Vivid First Friday Art Opening ...

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