5 Things to do in the North Suburbs: June 7

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!

Summer Kickoff Block Party  

Kick off the summer season with a bang at Evanston’s Summer Kickoff Block Party. Immerse yourself in an electrifying atmosphere filled with live music from local bands, a delectable array of food trucks offering gourmet delights, and a multitude of family-friendly activities that promise fun for all ages, transforming Main Street into a vibrant festival haven. 

Date: June 7 
Time: 5:30PM – 7:30PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Train Station Alley, 600 Main St, Evanston 
More Info: facebook.com/events 

Pops and Dots  

Experience an evening of excitement at Pops and Dots in Winnetka! Enjoy after-hours shopping, music, themed snacks, and art that is sure to entertain attendees of all ages. This event is the perfect way to spend a summer evening, so bring your friends and family for a memorable outing!

Date: June 7 
Time: 4:00PM to 7:00PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Green Bay Rd, Winnetka 
More Info: shophwdd.com 

13th Annual Chamber Music Festival  

Indulge in the refined beauty of classical music at Northbrook’s 13th Annual Chamber Music Festival. Experience an unforgettable series of performances by world-renowned musicians in the intimate and acoustically splendid setting of The Village Church, promising a festival that celebrates musical excellence and elegance. 

Date: June 5 to 8 
Time: Wed 7:30PM; Fri 6:00PM; Sat 7:30PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: The Village Church of Northbrook, 1300 Shermer Rd, Northbrook 
More Info: nscmf.org 

Northbrook Symphony Orchestra: Fiesta Mexicana  

Celebrate the vibrant culture of Mexico with the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra’s Fiesta Mexicana. Revel in an exhilarating concert that fuses traditional and contemporary Mexican music, showcasing the rich and diverse musical heritage of Mexico in a dynamic and colorful performance. 

Date: June 9 
Time: 4:00PM 
Cost: Free for children ages 6-17; $50 – $75 Based on Seating 
Location: Sheely Center for the Performing Arts, 2300 Shermer Rd, Northbrook 
More Info: northbrooksymphony.org 

Ensemble Espanol: Flamenco Passion 

Experience the fiery passion and intricate artistry of Flamenco with Ensemble Espanol at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. Be captivated by a mesmerizing performance that blends intense dance, soulful music, and the profound cultural traditions of Spain, offering a night of unforgettable entertainment. 

Date: June 7 to 9 
Time: Fri 7:30PM; Sat 7:30PM; Sun 3:00PM 
Cost: $25 – $55 Based on Seating 
Location: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie 
More Info: northshorecenter.org 

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