Autumn is here with more amazing events for you to enjoy the arts, explore different neighborhoods, discover new cultural opportunities through food and festivals, and so much more. Here’s a round-up of five activities this weekend that we think you will love!
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
Check out the Native American Artisan & Craft Show this weekend in Lake Forest. Over 25 Native artists will be showcasing and selling their incredible work- enjoy some intricate beadwork or buy some new pottery at this event. You’ll also find speakers, songs, dance, and food all weekend long as we celebrate the local Native American community and the history of their beautiful wares.
Date: November 5-6
Time: 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Location: Lake Forest, 691 N Western Ave
More info: nativeamericanheritagemonth.com
Historical Theater Made by Kids, For All!
Halloween may be over, but there’s something to learn from the Salem Witch Trials all year long. Theater’s The Salem Project is written and performed by local children where they play both modern children learning about the Witch Trails and children from the past who were there! Take the whole family to the theatre for some history and reflection by their peers!
Date: November 4-6
Time: 3:00 and 7:00PM
Location: Evanston, 1417 Hinman Ave
More info: mudlarktheater.org
Fall Fun in the November Sun
Fall Family Play Day is here to help get your family outside before winter really strikes! Bring your family and neighbors for a day of self-guided play at Emily Oaks. Try a leaf scavenger hunt or just hop through the leaves during this engaging and fun day in the park.
Date: November 6
Time: 1:00 – 3:00PM
Location: Skokie, 4650 Brummel St
More info: skokieparks.org
Honor the Past during Día de los Muertos
Highland Park is celebrating Día de Muertos with a free day of learning, playing, and honoring the past. Stop by with the family to dance and listen to music or enjoy the games and face painting. Bring a photo for the community ofrenda (just like in Coco) and learn about the history of the holiday and its importance to Mexican Americans.
Date: November 5
Time: 1:00 – 4:00PM
Location: Highland Park, 1207 Park Ave West
More info: pdhp.org
Antiques and Art for Interior Design Lovers
Antiques + Modernism Winnetka is back after a two-year hiatus with the best of the country’s antiques and modern pieces to bring you some major joy. An interior design dream, this show brings over 50 vendors to show off furnishings, clothing, jewelry, artwork, and so much more. Treat yourself and take your pals to find the newest amazing piece for your home!
Date: November 4-6
Time: varies by day
Cost: starts at $15
Location: Winnetka, 620 Lincoln Ave
More info: thewinnetkashow.com