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!
Why Boohoo When You Could ‘Boo Bash’
The Takiff Center in Glencoe is transforming into a spooky playground for the night, so bring the family for some spooky fun. Put the kids in their costumes for trick or treating, fun shows, and other Halloween delights. Lots of kid-friendly surprises and candy await!
Date: October 28
Cost: starts at $10+
Location: Glencoe, Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Rd
More info: glencoeparkdistrict.com
Check Out the Scream Scene
Skokie’s iconic haunted house is back this year! Scream Scene comes with a parental discretion warning and LOTS of frights. Get chased by chainsaw-wielding spooks or check out the maze featuring killer clowns. There’s a scare around every corner, so grab your tickets today!
Date: October 28-31
Time: 7:00 – 10:00PM
Location: Skokie, 4701 N Oakton
More info: screamscene.org
Trick or Treat at The Glen
Take the family for an afternoon of trick-or-treating in Glenview at local businesses. Look for the pumpkins in the windows of shops for surprises and treats. Get dressed up with your family and neighbors to explore downtown Glenview for lots of fun!
Date: October 29
Time: 3:00 – 5:00PM
Location: Glenview, The Glen Town Center, 2030 Tower Dr
More info: theglentowncenter.com
Walk with Ghosts
Take a haunted walking tour of Downtown Long Grove with a costumed guide and some terrifying tales! The Long Grove Historical Society’s 2022 Long Grove Ghost Walk is a local classic, so don’t miss it this year. You’ll hear stories of the city’s haunted past while walking and riding on the hayride wagon through town. Bring your friends and family to learn, have fun, and maybe make a little ghost friend along the way!
Date: October 28
Time: 6:00 – 9:00PM
Cost: starting at $5
Location: Long Grove, Buffalo Creek Brewing, 360 Historical Ln
More info: longgrovehistory.org
A Honky-Tonk Halloween Concert
If trick-or-treating isn’t your thing, try rocking out at this country-rock concert, featuring the bands Wyatt Earp & Railheart. Wear your western-style duds for some line-dancin‘, drinkin’, and rockin’. This night out is guaranteed to be a good time, yee haw!
Date: October 30
Cost: starts at $15+
Location: Evanston, SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave
More info: eventbrite.com