5 Things to do in the North Suburbs: June 14

Enjoy the spring season with new experiences to make your days brighter! From outdoor activities like nature walks and festivals, to exploring new areas and shops, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a round-up of five activities this weekend that we think you will love to kick off the spring season!

Celebrate at Libertyville Days Festival 

Experience community spirit at the Libertyville Days Festival. From thrilling rides to mouthwatering treats, this four-day extravaganza offers something for everyone. Delight your taste buds at the Beer Garden, get your heart pumping on the carnival rides or dance your heart out at the Main Stage. Join the festivities and celebrate the vibrant heart of Libertyville at this cherished annual event. 

Date: June 13 to June 16 
Time: 10:00PM to 11:30PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: 135 W Church St, Libertyville 
More Info: libciviccenter.org

Explore the Indigenous Artist Pop-Up Market 

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of indigenous culture at the Indigenous Artist Pop-Up Market, where tradition meets innovation in a celebration of artistry and heritage. This vibrant market showcases the talents of indigenous artists, offering a unique opportunity to explore and acquire authentic creations. From intricate beadwork to striking paintings, each piece tells a story steeped in history and meaning. Join us in honoring indigenous artistry and supporting these talented creators. 

Date: June 14 
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM 
Cost: Free  
Location: Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St, Evanston 
More Info: facebook.com/events

Skokie’s 4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration 

Celebrate freedom and unity at Skokie’s 4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration, a joyous gathering that honors the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Against the backdrop of Oakton Park, join the community in commemorating this historic milestone with music, dance, and cultural performances. Engage in meaningful conversations, savor delicious cuisine, and participate in activities that honor the resilience and heritage of the African American community.  

Date: June 15 
Time: 3:00PM to 7:00PM 
Cost: Free  
Location: Oakton Park, 4701 Oakton St, Skokie 
More Info: skokieunited.com

Sample Wines at Grapes on the Green 

Sip, savor, and socialize at Grapes on the Green, an exquisite wine tasting event that tantalizes the senses. Whether you’re a seasoned oenophile or simply seeking an evening of leisurely indulgence, this gathering promises an unforgettable experience. Sample a diverse selection of fine wines, each carefully curated to delight the palate, while enjoying live music and picturesque surroundings.  

Date: June 15 
Time: 4:00PM to 8:00PM 
Cost: $29 Non-Tasting Ticket, $39 At the Door; $39 Tasting Ticket, $49 At the Door 
Location: Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave, Northbrook 
More Info: nbparks.org

Groove at the Winnetka Music Festival 

Dive into a world of melody and rhythm at the Winnetka Music Festival, where the streets come alive with the sounds of talented artists from near and far. From indie rock to soulful ballads, each performance promises to captivate and inspire. Join us for a weekend of unparalleled music and community camaraderie at the Winnetka Music Festival. 

Date: June 14 to June 15 
Time: Fri 5:00PM to 11:00PM; Sat 12:00PM to 11:00PM 
Cost: Fri $49 General Admission, Fri $150 VIP; Sat $175 VIP 
Location: Winnetka’s Elm Street District, Intersection of Hibbard Rd and Elm St, Winnetka  
More Info: winnetkamusicfestival.com

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