5 Things to do in the North Shore: April 15

Spring is here with fresh adventures for you around town and online! Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting for you this week.

Don’t forget: limited capacities and vaccination requirements apply at many venues. Please check the details and for any updates before finalizing your plans!

Solve a Mysterious Murder

Are you a fan of campy murder mysteries? Don’t miss out on Something’s Afoot at the Skokie Theatre this weekend! While 10 guests are trapped at an English country home during a terrible storm, one among them is murdered under mysterious circumstances. Will they find the perpetrator before it’s too late?

Date: Fri, Apr 15 – Sun, Apr 17
Time: Fri and Sat at 7:30 pm | Sun at 2:00 pm
Cost: $45
Location: Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave, Skokie
More Info: skokietheatre.org

Explore a Brewery

Grab a drink straight from the source at Temperance Beer Company’s brewery tour. Learn how the beer is made, including how x-ray beams are used in the process, all while enjoying samples of the product in your souvenir pint glass!

Date: Sat, Apr 16
Time: 3:00 pm
Cost: $10
Location: Temperance Beer Co., 2000 Dempster St, Evanston
More Info: exploretock.com

Lace Up Your Hiking Boots

Get ready for a fun hiking adventure for kids this weekend at Emily Oaks Nature Center. Prepare for a hiking trip, play hiking games, and enjoy treats along the way!

Date: Fri, Apr 15
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Cost: $10/resident | $13/non-resident
Location: Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel St, Skokie
More Info: skokieparks.org

Do Put All Your Eggs in One Basket

Grab your Easter basket and hop over to Northfield’s annual Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt. Perfect for kids aged 2-8, this event offers the opportunity to meet the Easter bunny; egg hunt begins promptly at 11am.

Date: Sat, Apr 16
Time: 10:45 am
Cost: Free
Location: Clarkson Park, 1950 New Willow Rd, Northfield
More Info: https://northfieldparks.org/programs-events/special-events

Usher in Spring

Celebrate the spirit of Spring at the Chicago Botanic Garden! See the buds, colors, sunshine and experience the beauty of life unbridled. Tour the snowdrops, magnolias, and daffodils in the garden’s many spaces.

Date: Ongoing
Time: Open Daily from 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Cost: From $10
Location: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe
More Info: chicagobotanic.org

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