8 Things to do in the City & North Shore: November 10

Embrace the crisp fall days with exciting activities that’ll make your autumn glow. From checking out charming boutiques to savoring pumpkin spice treats at seasonal festivals, there is so much to see and enjoy. Venture into fall foliage trails and local landmarks to infuse a dash of adventure into your autumn plans. Don’t miss out on these activities scheduled for this weekend to fully savor the changing leaves!

Enjoy A Night Out at the Farm in Glenview

With the harvest complete, Historic Wagner Farm is all set to mark the season’s abundance with a relaxed five-course meal, Harvest Supper. This delightful evening will feature a menu crafted from locally sourced produce and farm-fresh proteins, complemented by a choice of beer and wine. Secure your tickets for this celebration of the farm’s harvest and flavors of the season!

Date: November 11 
Time: 6:30PM 
Cost: $75 
Location: Historic Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner Rd, Glenview 
More info: glenviewparks.org

An Evening with Jose González in Skokie

With over 1 billion streams of his music, José González boasts a stellar career marked by sold-out global tours, headlining prestigious festivals, and more. Buy your ticket for An Exclusive Evening with Jose González, so you won’t miss the unique experience of his new film, “A Tiger in Paradise,” and an intimate live show where he shares personal insights and performs his beloved songs.

Date: November 11 
Time: 8PM 
Cost: $38+  
Location: North Shore Center for Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie 
More info: northshorecenter.org

Hear & See Art Talks! in Evanston

Join the Block Museum to meet with the engaging Block Museum Student Associates, a group of Northwestern undergraduates representing various fields of study at Art Talks! They are facilitating a conversation with visitors about the captivating artworks on display in The Block Collects 2023, featuring newly acquired photographs by artist Derrick Woods-Morrow. It’s an opportunity to explore art and ideas that resonate with our contemporary world.

Date: November 11 
Time: 12:30PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: The Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston 
More info: northwestern.edu

Eat Up at Pilsen Gourmet

Over 25 restaurants from Pilsen and beyond are coming together at Pilsen Gourmet 2023. This event showcases the talents of some of today’s leading Latino chefs and will highlight the historic Latino culinary pioneers and new wave of culinary talents emerging. Your ticket gets you in to see chef demonstrations by national chefs, unlimited samples of culinary specialties, and a variety of Mezcal, Tequila, Crafted Beer, and Mexican beverages, including sodas and michelada mixes.

Date: November 10 
Time: 7-10PM 
Cost: $65+ 
Location: Apollo’s 2000, 2875 Cermak Rd, Pilsen 
More info: eventbrite.com

Classy Night with Classical Music at CSO

Join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for Glass & Rachmaninov. Enjoy Rachmaninov’s Third Symphony, with its poignant melodies, then the renowned violinist Karen Gomyo, collaborates with the CSO for Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto No. 1. Glass’ concerto, from its riveting opening movement to its exhilarating conclusion, stands as one of his most compelling and potent compositions. You’ll also hear Sibelius’ beautiful “Pohjola’s Daughter,” creating an atmospheric experience to enjoy on a late fall evening.

Date: November 9-11 
Time: 7:30 and 1:30PM 
Cost: $39+  
Location: Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave, The Loop 
More info: cso.org

Seinfeld & Gaffigan LIVE!

Comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Jim Gaffigan are playing two shows at the United Center this weekend! Grab a ticket to either show, but do so quickly, because their first show set a record at the United Center for the fastest-selling comedy event in the venue’s history. Don’t miss this hilarious double act with two of the best comedians in the game right now!

Date: November 9 and 10 
Time: 7:30PM 
Cost: $85+ 
Location: United Center, 1901 W Madison St, Near West Side 
More info: unitedcenter.com

Sing Along with Little Red at the Apollo Theatre

Join Little Red and her friends on a captivating journey through the forest to Grandma’s house and sing along in this delightful adaptation of the classic tale, Little Red Riding Hood. Will she reach Grandma’s cottage before the Big Bad Wolf? Discover the answer at this beloved Chicago Kids Company show. With a one-hour runtime, it’s perfect for the whole family!

Date: Runs through November 22 
Time: 10:30AM 
Cost: $18+ 
Location: Apollo Theatre, 2550 N Lincoln Ave, Lincoln Park 
More info: chicagokidscompany.com

Feel the Blues at Brunch at the Beat Kitchen

Experience the toe-tapping, down-home charm of the Bluegrass Brunch at Beat Kitchen. Immerse yourself in the rhythms of live bluegrass music while savoring a brunch menu that perfectly complements the lively tunes. The cozy, laid-back atmosphere, combined with the harmonies of banjos and fiddles, creates a unique and enjoyable way to start your Sunday morning.

Date: November 11 
Time: 11AM-2PM 
Cost: Free Reservation 
Location: Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont Ave, Roscoe Village 
More info: ticketweb.com

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