5 Things to do in the North Shore: November 25

Enjoy winter with new experiences to make your season bright! From cultural opportunities through food and festivals, to adventures in the arts, to exploring new areas and shops, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a round-up of five activities this weekend that we think you will love!

Light the Lights!

Glencoe’s annual holiday celebration is back and brighter than ever! Come to Wyman-Green to check out the expanded lightscape and lots of holiday fun. You’ll find something for everyone… from watching the tree lighting, to trackless train rides, to a hot chocolate station, don’t miss this post-Thanksgiving holiday kick-off! 
 
Date: November 25 
Time: 5:00 – 7:00PM 
Cost: Free  
Location: Glencoe, Green Bay Rd and Hazel Ave 
More info: villageofglencoe.org

Small Business Saturday = Holiday Savings

Shop local this weekend to celebrate the amazing small businesses throughout Evanston. With deals and fun surprises at every store, you’ll get your holiday shopping done in no time. Grab your friends for a day out, and spend $100 and get a free gift bag of goodies from Main-Dempster Mile! 
 
Date: November 26 
Time: 4:00 – 6:00PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Evanston, Main St and Dempster Ave 
More info: facebook.com 

It’s A Wonderful Radio Play

The holiday movie classic, It’s A Wonderful Life, is coming to life onstage at Oil Lamp Theater in Glencoe beginning this weekend. Enjoy the complimentary hot chocolate and cookies before being transported to Bedford Falls. Watch seven actors bring you into the world of the movie with sound effects, humor, and holiday cheer. 
 
Date: Previews Begin November 25 
Time: 3:00 and 8:00PM 
Cost: $35+ 
Location: Glenview, 1723 Glenview Rd 
More info: oillamptheater.org 

Scavenger Hunt for Small Business Saturday

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with a twist in Winnetka this weekend… a scavenger hunt! Check out local businesses to look for clues (and deals!) to be entered into a drawing for prizes from local favorites. Make sure to listen to the carolers while you shop ‘til you drop! 
 
Date: November 26 
Time: 9:00AM – 9:00PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Winnetka, 950 Green Bay Rd 
More info: facebook.com

Kohlights is Back!

Kohl Children’s Museum in Glenview will be shining brighter than the night sky this weekend with Kohlights. This immersive lightscape is interactive and fun for all ages. Explore the hues and patterns with amazing outdoor activities throughout the grounds. Check it out this weekend or on one of the other select nights in December. 
 
Date: November 25-27 
Time: 5:00 – 7:00PM 
Cost: $20+ 
Location: Glenview, 2100 Patriot Blvd 
More info: kohlchildrensmuseum.org