5 Things to do in the North Shore: Nov 12-Nov 14

Another change of the seasons is upon us and that means an even greater variety of things to do around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found especially appealing.

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!

Bask in the Glow of Lightscape

Lightscape is back this year with a new path and thousands of beautiful lights! Walk through this inventive installation as you listen to music, observe the beautiful colors, and welcome winter under the warm glow of the lights.

Date: Fri, Nov 12 – Sun, Jan 2
Time: 4:30 pm – 11:00 pm (last entry at 9:00 pm)
Cost: Advance Tickets Required, from $24
Location: The Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
More Info: chicagobotanic.org

See the Best Elton John Impersonator Live

Endorsed by the legendary Elton John himself, Rus Anderson performs The Rocket Man Show this weekend in Skokie. Witness Elton John’s official body double in his Farewell Yellow Brick Road world tour as Anderson recreates the magic and wonder that is young Elton John.

Date: Sat, Nov 13
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: From $30
Location: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
More Info: northshorecenter.org

Witness the Magic of Cinderella

This weekend The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie hosts Cinderella, performed by the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine – an ensemble of the Ukraine’s finest performers. See the classic story play out with graceful dancers, moving music, and elaborate costumes in a rendition you won’t soon forget!

Date: Fri, Nov 12
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: From $41
Location: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
More Info: northshorecenter.org

Channel Your Inner Engineer at the Kohl Children’s Museum

The Kohl’s Children Museum welcomes children of all ages to one of its most beloved permanent exhibits: Build It. At Build It, you can test the limits of your creativity by building structures out of life-sized blocks making every visit one-of-a-kind!

Date: Fri, Nov 12
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: From $15
Location: Kohl Children’s Museum, Glenview
More Info: kohlchildrensmuseum.org

Shop Local Goods at the Arts and Crafts Market

Visit Sketchbook Brewing Company in Skokie for the Arts and Crafts Market – featuring food items, bath and body products, candles, jewelry, and more! Shop from a wide variety of local vendors and enjoy beer, food, and live music.

Date: Sun, Nov 12
Time: 12:00 m – 5:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Sketchbook Brewing Company, Skokie
More Info: facebook.com

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