5 Things to do in the North Shore: Dec 10-Dec 12

The holiday season is here! There are a plethora of ways to get out and enjoy the festivities — here are our top 5 activities we can’t wait to check out.

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!

Meet Santa’s Reindeer 

Kids can enjoy cookies and hot cocoa while adults enjoy wine and beer. Enter the Reindeer Selfie Contest for a chance to win a $10 gift card!

Date: Fri, Dec 10
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Chalet Nursery, Wilmette
More Info: chaletnursery.com

Explore Evanston’s History 

Need a chance to stretch your legs this weekend? Experience the timeless magic of Evanston on a Historical Holiday Lights and Architecture Walking Tours. This 20-minute tour of holiday lights and decorations through the historic Dawes House neighborhood includes light refreshments.

Date: Thurs, Dec 9 and Fri, Dec 10
Time: 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm
Cost: $25
Location: Dawes House, Evanston
More Info: interland3.donorperfect.net

Have a Holiday Feast 

The delicious menu features crowd-pleasers for both kids and adults, including banana bread, smoked salmon, and French onion grilled chicken

Date: Sun, Dec 12
Time: 9:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:30 am, and 12:00 pm
Cost: $39
Location: The Glen Club, Glenview
More Info: theglenclub.com

Attend a Holiday Show 

This weekend, attend a production of Mr. Dickens’ Hat at the Northlight Theatre. Enjoy the story of Charles Dickens’ hat, which has a legendary history, as his daughter seeks to protect it from two bumbling thieves and free her father from debtors’ prison.

Date: Fri, Nov 26 – Sun, Jan 2
Time: Times Available Online
Cost: From $15
Location: Northlight Theatre at the North Shore Center, Skokie
More Info: northlight.org

Celebrate the Holiday Cheers 

Flock to Highland Park this weekend for some holiday fun at Heart of the Holidays! Enjoy festive entertainment, holiday treats, and peruse the unique shops and restaurants of Highland Park.

Date: Sat, Dec 11
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Highland Park’s Central Business District
More Info: chicagonorthshoremoms.com