5 Things to do in the North Shore: Nov 26-Nov 28

Another change of the seasons is upon us and that means an even greater variety of things to do around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found especially appealing.

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!

Take the kids to an interactive light show

The Kohl Children’s Museum welcomes families to Kohlights, an interactive holiday light display where kids can control and change the lights, making this a uniquely engaging experience.

Date: Fri, Nov 26 – Sun, Nov 28
Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: Tickets from $15
Location: Kohl Children’s Museum, Glenview
More Info: kohlchildrensmuseum.org

Celebrate the holiday season 

Journey to Glencoe this Friday evening for Light the Lights, a night of holiday fun with thousands of lights, trackless train rides, hot chocolate, real reindeer, live music, and Santa!

Date: Fri, Nov 26
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Glencoe, IL
More Info: villageofglencoe.org

Catch a holiday parade 

Kick off the holiday season in Glenview with the annual Holiday in the Park & Parade. Visit Santa, go on a hay ride, and enjoy caroling before watching the holiday parade!

Date: Sat, Nov 27
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Glenview Road
More Info: business.glenviewchamber.com

Laugh off the stress of the holidays

This weekend, enjoy a cast of some of the funniest, brightest, but admittedly not youngest comedians in the Chicagoland area at The High Fiber Comedy Show. They’re older and funnier, but definitely older than ever!

Date: Fri, Nov 26
Time: 3:00 pm
Cost: $20
Location: The Skokie Theatre
More Info: facebook.com

Enjoy some fresh air

Need a hike to work off the Turkey Day meal? Head to The Grove in Glenview to enjoy 150 acres of ecologically diverse land and experience its rich outdoor history and nature museum. Take a hike on its scenic trails or visit the beautiful Redfield Estate.

Time: Open Every Day
Cost: Free
Location: The Grove, Glenview
More Info: glenviewparks.org