5 Things to do in the North Shore: May 14 – May 16

Stay safe and entertained with these online and socially distanced events. 

Enjoy Art Outdoors

How can art offer us fortitude in times of hardship? Explore this question and other pandemic-era musings at this first-ever outdoor exhibition.

Date: Fri May 14 – Sun May 16
Time: Fri 10AM – 8PM, Sat-Sun 10AM -5PM
Location: 40 Art Center Dr, Evanston
Cost: Free
More Info: blockmuseum.northwestern.edu

Catch a Flick at a Drive-In

The Y hosts a family-friendly Drive-In Movie night in their parking lot featuring “The Sandlot.” Parking lot opens at 6:30 p.m. Candy, DQ Blizzards, popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase.

Date: Fri May 14
Time: 8PM
Location: 2705 Techny Rd., Northbrook
Cost: $30 – $40 per car
More Info: cbo.io/tickets

Kiss a Frog 

During this virtual animal show presented by Animal Quest Inc, you will meet and learn about a hairless guinea pig, giant African bullfrog, tortoises and more.

Date: Sat May 15
Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free
More Info: ahml.info

Level up your Gardening Skills

Join this introductory class to learn about the most commonly planted hydrangeas in northern Illinois, special pruning and care techniques, and how to adjust pH for color.

Date: Sat May 15
Time: 12PM – 2PM
Location: Virtual
Cost: $32-$40
More Info: chicagobotanic.org

Tailgate to the Nines

Wander an outdoor market for local wares and enjoy live music from the comfort of a socially-distanced parking lot, complete with firepits and your own barrel of beer.

Date: Sun May 16
Time: 1PM – 5PM
Location: Temperance Brewery, 2000 Dempster St, Evanston
Cost: Free
More Info: temperancebeer.com