5 Things to do in the North Shore: April 30 - May 2

Stay safe and entertained with these online and socially distanced events. 

Tiptoe through the Tulips 

Wander through 5 acres of tulips—over 300,000 bulbs in 30 different varieties! Stunningly designed, these fields offer the perfect photo op, along with a pick-your-own area. Each ticket includes 1 free tulip.

Date: Through May 9 (estimated)
Time: 11AM–7:30PM
Location: Richardson Farm, 909 English Prairie Rd, Spring Grove
Cost: $12-$15
More Info: richardsonadventurefarm.com

A Movie Night As You Wish

Drive-in to this family-friendly screening of The Princess Bride and optional dinner from 10Q Chicken. Proceeds benefit the The Rotary Club of Evanston and the Rotary Club of Evanston Lighthouse.

Date: Friday April 30
Time: 7PM
Location: Autobarn, 2201 Autobarn Pl, Evanston
Cost: $30 per car (+ dinner)
More Info: eventbrite.com

Take a Walk on the Wildflower Side 

Enjoy a spring wildflower nature walk at the Watersmeet Woods. With its 180 acres it is one of the most unique and diverse forest preserves along the Chicago River and one of the best hidden secrets in the north suburbs.

Date: Sat May 1
Time: 10AM
Location: Watersmeet Woods, 100 Avon Ave, Northfield
Cost: Free
More Info: eventbrite.com

Pick Up a Local Treasure

Shop small, local, safe and unique at the 3rd Annual Maker’s Market, where shoppers buy direct from Chicagoland makers.

Date: Sat May 1
Time: 12PM
Location: 1800 Maple Ave, Evanston
Cost: $5, 18 and under FREE
More Info: patch.com

Head Out to the Races 

Arlington Park is opening once again! Come to the track to watch the horseraces for opening day.

Date: Fri April 30
Time: 2:25PM
Location: 2200 Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights
Cost: From $15
More Info: arlingtonpark.com

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