5 Things to do in the North Shore: Jan 28

Winter is here with new and varied ways for you to explore around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting 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!

Walk the Block

Get your shop on at the Downtown Evanston InSidewalk Sale, featuring local shops offering discounts on everything from apparel to books to games and more! Support Evanston local businesses and get yourself something nice along the way.

Date: Fri, Jan 28 – Sun, Jan 30
Time: Hours Vary Based on Business
Cost: Free
Location: Downtown Evanston
More Info: downtownevanston.org

Witness an Ascent to Stardom

Evanston SPACE will play host to up-and-coming singer-songwriter Brittney Spencer this weekend. Spencer, who has performed as a background singer for such music legends as Carrie Underwood, is carving out her own career as a free-spirited, truthful, and wildly imaginative country music act.

Date: Fri, Jan 28
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: $20
Location: Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston
More Info: evanstonspace.com

Help Preserve a Legacy

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian invites you to visit ‘Reclaiming Cultural Treasure.’ This collection of reclaimed American Indian artifacts tells the extensive story of the many American Indian tribes who call this land home.

Date: Ongoing
Time: Saturdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for youth. Kids under 3 are free.
Location: Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St, Evanston
More Info: mitchellmuseum.org

See a Famous Shadow

This weekend, discover what the elusive rodent behind Groundhog Day is all about. Hear the secrets of its amazing winter life and visit its underground home at this family friendly bonfire event!

Date: Sat, Jan 29
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cost: $6
Location: Emily Oaks Nature Center,
4650 Brummel St, Skokie
More Info: skokieparks.org

Virtual: Delve into History

Attend a virtual lecture hosted by the Wilmette Historical Museum. ‘Wilmette at 150’ explores the rich past of significant Wilmette historical sites such as the Big Tree and the Unity Church.

Date: Sun, Jan 30
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Online
More Info: chambermaster.wilmettetekenilworth.com

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