5 Things to do in the North Shore: Mar 11

Winter is here with new and varied ways for you to explore around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting this week.

Don’t forget: limited capacities and vaccination requirements apply at many venues. Please check the details and for any updates before finalizing your plans!

Celebrate the Environment

Relish the great outdoors while staying indoors at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival! Offering viewing opportunities both in-person and online, it’s easy catch the best environmental films of the year.

Date: Fri, Mar 11
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: $10

Location: Virtual + Rotary International, 1560 Sherman Ave, Evanston
More Info: 
evanstonenvironment.org

Find a Pot of Gold

Feeling lucky this weekend? See if you can catch a leprechaun in Glencoe. Open to children 2-6 years old, try to catch these mischievous little guys, and if chance is on your side, you might find their treasure!

Date: Sat, Mar 12
Time: 1:00 pm
Cost: $10/resident | $12/non-resident

Location: Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Rd, Glencoe
More Info: 
glencoeparkdistrict.com

Walk Like a Leprechaun

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wilmette Golf Club with the St. Pathy’s Stroll! Attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new golf cart path, walk or run along the entire 4+ mile path, and explore the course before enjoying refreshments.

Date: Sat, Mar 12
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: Free

Location: Wilmette Golf Club, 3900 Fairway Dr $1088, Wilmette
More Info: 
Eventbrite.com

Attend an Art Exhibition

Celebrate our first responders this weekend at the art exhibit Courage, featuring art by firefighters, healthcare workers, veterans, and more. The reception includes live music by Wabi Sabi.

Date: Sun, Mar 13
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: Free

Location: Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood St, Skokie
More Info: 
skokieparks.org

See a Classic Play

Don’t miss this rendition of Hansel and Gretel, the classic tale of two children who are captured by an evil witch and through teamwork, outwit her and free the other children she has captured. Enjoy beautiful original music by Englebert Humperdinck.

Date: Fri, Mar 11 – Sat, Mar 12
Time: Fri at 7:30 pm and Sat at 3:00 pm
Cost: From $25

Location: St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 2120 Lincoln St, Evanston
More Info: 
evanstonchamberopera.org