5 Things to do in the North Shore: Oct 22-Oct 24

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!

Trick-or-Treat in Evanston at Central Street Trick-or-Treat

Stroll along Evanston’s charming Central Street and Trick-or-Treat at local business! Featuring a kiddie concert by Jamberry Music, a costume parade, and arts and crafts at the Evanston Art Center.

Date: Sat, Oct 23
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Central Street, Evanston
More Info: facebook.com

Explore Hand-Crafted Goods at the Fall Frenzy Gift and Craft Fair

Craft connoisseurs flock to Skokie this weekend for the Fall Frenzy Gift and Craft Fair, hosted by the Skokie Park District. Whether you’re shopping for a fall gift for a friend or a unique craft for a family member, this event has it all!

Date: Sat, Oct 23
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Oakton Community Center, Skokie
More Info: skokieparks.org

Get Your Spook On at Pumpkins in the Woods

Can’t wait until Halloween for the frightening festivities to begin? Never fear, there will plenty of macabre merriment this weekend at Hubbard Woods Park, where a pumpkin patch will appear complete with carnival games, a DJ, costumes, and pumpkin decorating!

Date: Fri, Oct 22
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Hubbard Woods Park, Winnetka
More Info: winpark.org

Enjoy Roller Skating at Spooky Skate

Join us at Spooky Skate, this weekend, a Halloween-themed roller-skating event hosted by the Glencoe Park District. Bring your own skates or rent a pair as you enjoy a “ghoulish good time”.

Date: Fri, Oct 22
Time: 6:00 pm and 9:30 pm
Cost: From $15
Location: Watts Ice Center, Glencoe
More Info: glencoeparkdistrict.com

Virtual: Solve a Historic Mystery with Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence

Explore the mysterious story of Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer who attempted to circumnavigate the globe before her sudden disappearance. Now, many decades later, evidence of her fate has surfaced in this riveting film.

Cost: Free
Location: Online
More Info: watchdocumentaries.com

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