5 Things to do in the North Shore: September 9

Summer is here with plenty of opportunities to explore different communities, enjoy music and food at festivals, and discover new cultural opportunities. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting for you this week!

Grab a Deal & a Bite in Hubbard Woods

Winnetka’s First Fridays (this month on the second Friday!) are a great chance to shop at your favorite stores with some extra flair. Shops will be open late with deals, refreshments, and live music in the streets. Grab a friend for a night of hometown luxury and fun! 
Date: September 9 
Time: 5:00 – 7:00PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Winnetka, Green Bay Rd between Scott & Tower 
More info: visitchicagonorthshore.com


Wilmette’s 150th Birthday Party  

This event is the culmination of the year-long Wilmette sesquicentennial celebration, so you won’t want to miss it. From the Kid’s Zone with games and fun for the little ones, to the main stage musical performances, there’s something for everyone at The Wilmette Block Party. Make sure to grab some food & drinks from local vendors, and have a blast with your neighbors! 
Date: September 10 
Time: 11:00AM – 11:00PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Various locations, Downtown Wilmette 
More info: wilmette.com 


Dibs on the Ribs at Northfield’s Ribfest

The Northfield State Fair Ribfest is set to be a fun-filled day of food, fun, and fireworks. Join the rib contest or listen to live music while the kids play games together. End this fun day watching fireworks before heading home… sounds like a perfect summer day! 
Date: September 10 
Time: 3:00 – 10:00PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Northfield, Clarkson Park, 1950 New Willow Rd 
More info: northfieldparks.org


Rock On, Gold Dust Woman

There is no one in rock like Stevie Nicks, and no place for you to be but at Ravinia to see her! This icon is touring with her best hits from Fleetwood Mac & her solo career. This concert is bound to be incredible with a star like this, enjoy a night out while you rock out. 
Date: September 8 
Time: 4:30PM 
Cost: Starting at $85 
Location: Highland Park, Ravinia Pavillion, 201 Ravinia Park Rd 
More info: ravinia.org


Clifford, the Big Red Movie Night

Bring the whole family for a movie night under the stars to catch the Movie in the Park: Clifford the Big Red Dog. Bring your own chairs or blanket for this family-friendly night out to watch Emily Elizabeth and Clifford’s big adventure. 
Date: September 9 
Time: 7:30PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Glenview, Jackman Park, 1011 Lehigh Ave 
More info: glenviewparks.org

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