JULY 2017
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CNSCVB July newsletter beach workout
Happy 4th of July! Yoga, sailing, swimming, relaxing....do it on the beach!  From fresh farmers markets and fun festivals to beach days and more, there's so many ways to enjoy summertime 
on Chicago's North Shore. Check out the July highlights.

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution 
Opening July 16
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Skokie
The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center invites you to take an electrifying trip through the 1960s-1980s to learn about the extraordinary life of Bill Graham, the Holocaust refugee who launched the careers of countless music legends. The exhibit opens July 16.
Ice Cream Social
Saturday, July 22
Evan History Center
The Evanston History Center hosts is annual ice cream social, Saturday, July 22 from 1-4 pm. Free and fun for the entire family, there will be live music, a magic show and delicious servings of Andy's Frozen Custard. Don't miss this favorite summertime event! 
CNSCVB Taste of Evanston
CNSCVB Sidewalk sales on the north shore
Taste of Evanston
Sunday, July 9
Charles Gates Dawes House, Evanston
Thirty restaurants, breweries and wine purveyors will be coming together on Sunday, July 9 to host the Taste of Evanston food festival! Enjoy delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts from Evanston's trendiest eateries, tours of the exquisite Charles Gates Dawes House, and live entertainment.
Sidewalk Sales!
Throughout July
Various Locations
Searching for incredible finds from your favorite retailers and restaurants? Visit the North Shore's sidewalk sales and shop till you drop! Save these dates: Northbrook (July 7-8), Central Street Evanston (July 13-16), Winnetka (July 14-15) and the Downtown Evanston and Main Dempster Mile (July 28-30).

Chicago Botanic New Rose Beer Garden
Festival Fun!
Throughout July
Various Locations
July is full of fabulous fairs and fests including these: Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival (July 1-2), North Shore Art Market (July 8-9), World Arts & Music Festival (July 15-16), Glenview Summer Art Fair (July 29-30), and Glencoe Festival of Art (July 29-30). Don't miss them!

CNSCVB July  Networking Event
When: Thursday, July 27 (5:00 - 7:00 pm)
Where:  Margarita European Inn  ( 1566 Oak St., Evanston )

Join us this month at the Margarita European Inn, one of Evanston oldest hidden gems. Enjoy bites and beverages and network with fellow CNSCVB members. Tours of this historic landmark will be available. Make sure to bring business cards for we will be raffling off several items throughout the evening. This event is complimentary and for members only. Please RSVP by Friday July 21 to Jennifer Engel (CNSCVB Manager of Advertising and Membership) at jengel@cnscvb.com  Street Parking is available.

Spotlight:  Hubbard Woods, Winnetka
The Hubbard Woods section of Winnetka is home to a unique collection of local, independent merchants representing the best of the design worlds. This compact three-block neighborhood of classic Tudor buildings features cutting edge fashion, jewelry, furniture, home decor, antiques and home designers.  Come. Spend the day with us. Explore. Savor. Delight. For a complete list of stores and events, visit the Hubbard Woods Design District website  here.


Chicago Executive Airport, Prospect Heights/Wheeling

Ravinia Festival

7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/31
Frances Willard House, Evanston

Saturdays and Sundays
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
July 1-2
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe

July 5 12,19,26
Village Green, Skokie

Ravinia Festival
Ravinia Festival

Downtown Northbrook
July 9
Charles Gates Dawes House, Evanston

July 8-9
Westfield Old Orchard, Skokie
Through July 15
Writers Theatre, Glencoe

Opening July 16
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Skokie

July 12, 19, 26
Hubbard Woods Park, Winnetka

Through August 6
Oil Lamp Theatre, Glenview
July 13
Westfield Old Orchard, Skokie

Ravinia Festival

July 15
Frances Willard House, Evanston
July 14-15
Various Locations, Winnetka

July 15-16
Dawes Park, Evanston

July 13-16
Central Street, Evanston

Through July 19
Writers Theatre, Glencoe

Through 7/2
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival
Ravinia Festival
Ravinia Festival

July 28-30
Downtown Evanston, Dempster/Main Street Districts, Evanston

July 29-30
Downtown Glencoe

July 29-30
Lyons School, Glenview
Through October 15
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe