5 Things to do in the North Shore: Mar 25

Spring is here with fresh adventures for you around town and online! Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting for you 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!

Swing by the Circus

Stop by The Actors Gymnasium for a production of RagTag: A Circus in Stitches, which explores the relationships within a group of six performers that must find common ground to work together. Featuring aerialists, musicians, and jugglers, you won’t want to miss this spectacle.

Date: Sat, Mar 26 and Sun, Mar 27
Time: Sat, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Sun, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: $20/adult | $15/students/children
Location: The Actors Gymnasium, 927 Noyes St Suite 110, Evanston
More Info: tickettailor.com

Attend a Film Festival

This weekend is your last chance to enjoy the exiting and inspiring cinema featured at the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival. Featuring in person showings of City of Desire and Vital Passage along with several virtual showings.

Date: Sun, Mar 27
Time: 10:00 am and 12:00 pm
Cost: $15
Location: The Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette
More Info: jccfilmfest.jccchicago.org

Take a Hike

Stretch your legs and enjoy the warmer weather! The three-mile trail hike will take you through marshes, oak groves, and grasslands. The hike will conclude with lunch at Reflections on Deep Lake, featuring Polish-American cuisine, which is included in the ticket price.

Date: Sun, Mar 27
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: $56/residents | $70/non-residents
Location: Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel St, Skokie
More Info: skokieparks.org

Explore Fashion Through the Years

Have you ever wondered how fashion went from powdered wigs and corsets to jeans and t-shirts? Explore every stitch at Fashion Forward: Wilmette’s Clothing History, which explores 150 years of local fashion from 1872 to 1997.

Date: Until Dec 2022
Time: Sundays, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Wilmette Historical Museum, 609 Ridge Rd, Wilmette
More Info: wilmettehistory.org

Virtual: Celebrate Women’s History

The Willard House Museum presents a discussion of women’s suffrage with author Page Harrington. Join virtually as she discusses and re-examines the legacy of the 19th Amendment, which represented a large step forward in the battle for equal rights of all people.

Date: Sun, Mar 27
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Online
More Info: docs.google.com

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