5 Things to do in the North Shore: June 9

Enjoy the sunny days with awesome activities that’ll make your summer shine. From chilling at the beach to grooving at music festivals, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Explore new spots and cool shops to add some excitement to your summer days. Check out these five activities happening this weekend to help soak up the sun!

Enjoy Creativity and Pride at this Market!

Discover the Evanston Pride Queer Makers Market, a vibrant celebration of LGBTQ+ artistry. Explore a diverse selection of unique crafts, handmade goods, and original artwork that reflect the spirit of queer culture. Immerse yourself in a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, complete with live performances and entertainment, as you connect with local LGBTQ+ makers. Experience a showcase of creativity, inclusivity, and pride in this must-visit market. 
Date: June 10 
Time: 10AM – 12PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston 
More info: visitchicagonorthshore.com


Experience the Farm at the Stock Show and Dairy Festival

Immerse yourself in an authentic bucolic experience at the Stock Show and Dairy Festival, where talented students showcase their animal projects and bring the charm of the countryside to life. Explore the world of dairy through milking demonstrations, interactive butter and cheese making activities, and engaging dairy trivia. The fair offers a delightful blend of entertainment that caters to visitors of all ages, ensuring a memorable and educational experience for everyone. 
Date: June 10 
Time: 9AM – 2PM 
Cost: $8+ 
Location: Historic Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner Rd, Glenview 
More info: glenviewparks.org

Listen to Classical Music at the North Shore Chamber Music Festival

Experience the magic of classical music at the North Shore Chamber Music Festival 2023. From intimate chamber ensembles to breathtaking orchestral pieces, the festival offers a diverse repertoire that appeals to both seasoned enthusiasts and newcomers to classical music. The North Shore Chamber Music Festival promises an unforgettable musical journey that will resonate with your soul. Check the schedule for the show that rouses your musical soul! 
Date: Runs through June 11 
Time: Varies by Performance 
Cost: $15+ 
Location: The Village Church of Northbrook, 1300 Shermer Rd, Northbrook
More info: visitchicagonorthshore.com

Savor the Sounds of Evanston

Get ready to groove to the infectious beats of The Midnight Sun Band as they take the stage at the MDM Summer Kickoff Block Party & Concert. This event is designed to cater to all ages, so gather your loved ones and enjoy a day of family-friendly activities, entertainment, and food. Join your neighbors in celebrating the arrival of summer in style, with a perfect blend of live music, delightful food, and unforgettable memories that will linger long after the event ends. 
Date: June 9 
Time: 6:30 – 8:30PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Train Station Alley, 600 Main St, Evanston 
More info: facebook.com

Be the Dancing Queen at this Salute to ABBA

Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute is a sensational homage to the iconic music of ABBA, guaranteed to captivate fans of all generations! This electrifying live performance showcases incredible musical talent, dazzling style, and an enchanting ABBA experience that will transport every Chiquitita, Super Trouper, Fernando, and Dancing Queen into a world of pure entertainment and nostalgia. 
Date: June 11 
Time: 5PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Heritage Park Performance Pavillion, 201 Community Blvd, Wheeling 
More info: wheelingparkdistrict.com

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