5 Things to do in the North Shore: Jan 7

Winter is here, offering new and varied ways to explore around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found especially appealing.

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

Get Funky With It

SPACE Evanston hosts Chicken Bone, a funk rock band whose experienced members hail from a wide-ranging variety of groups. Don’t miss this show that will be sure to have you grooving in your seat with a unique lineup of brass, strings, and percussion.

Date: Sat, Jan 8
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: From $15
Location: SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston
More Info: evanstonspace.com

Look at the World Through Multi-Colored Glasses

Visit the Halim Time & Glass Museum in Evanston this weekend for a one-of-a-kind exhibition, Stained Glass Masters. Discover a collection of beautiful stained glasses pieces that tell the story of the world through a beautiful and delicate medium.

Date: Ongoing
Time: Fri and Sat, 10:00 am – 5:00pm, Sun, 12:00pm – 5:00 pm
Cost: $20
Location: Halim Time & Glass Museum, 1560 Oak Ave, Evanston
More Info: halimmuseum.org

Don Your Foam Finger

Looking to embrace the spirit of competition this weekend? Head to Welsh Ryan Arena for college hoops as the Northwestern women’s basketball team takes on the Ohio State University in a classic battle of ballers!

Date: Sun, Jan 9
Time: 2:00 pm
Cost: $7
Location: Welsh Ryan Arena, 2705 Ashland Ave, Evanston
More Info: nusports.evenue.net

Grab Your Painting Smock

Calling all crafty families! Gather at the Devonshire Cultural Center for Family Art Night, a fun workshop that includes a mystery art project that will be revealed upon arrival. Work together to create something beautiful and memorable to take home.

Date: Fri, Jan 7
Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost: $12
Location: Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood St, Skokie
More Info: skokieparks.org

See a Spooky Movie

This weekend, see a classic spooky movie, The Bat, at Madame Zuzu’s teashop. Cornelia van Gorder (Agnes Moorehead) is at the center of a mystery string of murders committed by “the Bat” in this spooky cinematic production.

Date: Sat, Jan 8
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Madame Zuzu’s, 1876 1st Street, Highland Park
More Info: Eventbrite.com

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