5 Things to do in the North Shore: Dec 3-Dec 5

The holiday season is here! There are a plethora of ways to get out and enjoy the festivities — here are our top 5 activities we can’t wait to check out.

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!

Drive through a winter wonderland

Willow Hills is proud to present Winter Magic, an enchanting Christmas light show. Pile the whole family in the car and head down to the Willow Hills Golf Course to drive through tunnels, Christmas trees, and over a million holiday lights!

Date: Sat, Nov 20 – Sun, Jan 2
Time: 4:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Cost: $40 per vehicle
Location: Willow Hill Golf Course, Northbrook
More Info: willowhillswintermagic.com

Attend a Christmas tree lighting

Looking for a way to kick off the holiday season? Don’t miss the annual tree lighting at Dwyer Park in Winnetka! Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with caroling by local church choirs, hot chocolate or cider, and of course the lighting of the town Christmas tree.

Date: Fri, Dec 3
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Dwyer Park, Winnetka
More Info: chamber.wngchamber.com

See a Saturday Night Live alum perform 

SPACE plays host this weekend to a performance by Ana Gasteyer, known for her amazing work on Saturday Night Live. Gasteyer worked for SNL for six years and created many memorable characters in addition to her incomparable impersonations of celebrities and politicians.

Date: Fri, Dec 3
Time: 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm
Cost: Tickets from $40
Location: SPACE, Evanston
More Info: evanstonspace.com

Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list

Looking to get some holiday shopping done this weekend? Swing by the Jingle & Mingle Holiday Market at Wheeling Town Center to shop from 30+ vendors including jewelry, fashion accessories, home décor, toys, and food purveyors.

Date: Sat, Dec 4
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Wheeling Town Center, Wheeling
More Info: facebook.com

Enjoy holiday fun for the whole family

Enjoy a fun-filled day at Deerfield’s holiday-themed Winter Market. Featuring over 40 craft and gift vendors, a giant snow globe, warm winter treats, and Santa, there is something for the whole family at this new event.

Date: Sat Dec 4
Time: 9am-2pm
Cost: Free
Location: Deerfield (Park Avenue and Deerfield Road)
More Info: dbrchamber.com

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