5 Things to do in the North Shore: August 6- August 8

Summer is swinging into high gear and that means more fun, more culture and more things to do around town. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found especially appealing.

Don’t forget: Limited capacities, timed entries, mask requirements, social distancing and other policies are still in effect at many venues and events, so please check the details before finalizing your plans!

Delight in Northbrook Days

This North Shore summer tradition is back with fun for the whole family – including rides, games, live music, food, beer & wine, and much more!

Date: Thu, Aug 5 to Sun, Aug 8
Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Thu. 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Fri. 12:00 Noon to 11:00 pm on Sat. 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Sun
Cost: Free
Location: Village Green Park, 1401 Shermer Rd, Northbrook
More Info:northbrookdays.com

Explore a Lesser-Known Chapter of Holocaust History

“Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust” is a riveting exhibit of photographs and artifacts that tell the story of European Jews who found safety and shelter in Shanghai, China.

Date: Thu, Aug 5 to Sun, Aug 8
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Cost: $15
Location: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr, Skokie
More Info: ilholocaustmuseum.org

Catch Patti Smith and Her Band

Thrill to an outdoor concert featuring the legendary, Chicago-born Patti Smith along with her special guest, Gregory Alan Isakov.

Date: Fri, Aug 6
Time: Doors open a 5:00 pm. Concert at 7:00 pm
Cost: $50 for General Admission
Location: Canal Shores Golf Course, 1030 Central St, Evanston
More Info: eventbrite.com

Paddle Lake Michigan

The first annual North Shore Vibe Paddle Festival is a terrific way to celebrate the lake! Register for a 2-mile paddle or just come out to watch the fun and cheer on the participants.

Date: Sat, Aug 7
Time: 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
Cost: $25 to Register. Limited to 75 Participants.
Location: Lloyd Park Beach, 799 Sheridan Rd, Winnetka
More Info: thenorthshorevibe.com

Enjoy a Movie in the Park

With an all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Michelle Williams, “The Greatest Showman” is an entertaining blockbuster musical based loosely on the life of circus impresario P.T. Barnum.

Date: Sat, Aug 7
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Larimer Park, 1200 Oak Ave (at Crain St), Evanston
More Info: cityofevanston.org

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