SEPTEMBER 2017
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Ready for some Big 10 football? The Northwestern Wildcats play their first game at home on September 2! This month they also host Bowling Green on September 16. The warm weather still beckons us to enjoy outdoor activities. Below, check out the rich options offered this month.

Evanston Streets Alive! 
Sunday, September 10
Main Street from Florence to Chicago Ave., Evanston
From 1 - 5pm, walk, bike, skate and scooter up and down Main Street! Celebrating active living, public spaces and community! Featuring live music, giant bubble-making, yoga in the park, martial arts demonstrations, ceramic painting, outdoor games and delicious food. Held in conjunction with the Evanston Green Living Festival .
 
The Last Waltz
Sunday, September 10
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Skokie
This Martin Scorsese documentary captures the final concert of the Canadian-American musical group "The Band" in a star-studded farewell performance from 1976. Music legends including Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, and Muddy Waters are featured. While there, don't miss the Bill Graham exhibit.
 
 


Prairie School Camelot Bus Tour
Saturday, September 16
Evanston History Center, Evanston
Did you know that Evanston is a treasure trove of Prairie School architecture? Some of the most notable examples are here, along with some best-kept secrets. Discover Evanston's Prairie gems! Bus departs at 1pm from the Evanston History Center. Tickets are $30 ($25 for members).
American Craft Expo
Fri.-Sun., September 15-17
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
The 33rd annual event is one of the country's premier fine craft shows. Over 140 superior artisans exhibiting one-of-a-kind pieces, luxury collections and uniquely creative, museum quality artwork showcase their spectacular creations.
SPONSORED
SPONSORED


Shermerfest
Sunday, September 17
Village Green, Northbrook
Step back in time at this fun-filled community fall festival celebrating its 39th year! Ideal for the entire family, guests will enjoy a classic car and truck display, children's activities (including train rides, face painting, and a magic show), live entertainment, food offerings and a bake sale.

Wheeling's Taste of the Town
Thursday, September 28
The Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling
Restaurants from Wheeling's famed Restaurant Row and others close by provide guests with the finest "Tastes of the Town!" Savor sensational samples of American, Asian, Italian, Korean, Mexican and other flavors, with a focus on entertaining groups far and wide with harvest fare. Guests will also be treated to musical entertainment.
 
SPONSORED
SPONSORED



September Morning Networking Event
When: Thursday, September 28 (8:00 - 9:30 am)
Where: California Pizza Kitchen Old Orchard
North side, Westfield Old Orchard, Skokie 
 
It's not about who you know, its about who knows YOU. Join us this month at California Pizza Kitchen for this month's rise and shine networking event. Enjoy breakfast bites and beverages and network with fellow CNSCVB members. This event is complimentary and for members only. Please RSVP by Friday, September 22 to Jennifer Engel (CNSCVB Manager of Advertising and Membership) at jengel@cnscvb.com 
 


Shop Glencoe
Downtown Glencoe  
If the nostalgia of "Main Street" appeals to you, then Downtown Glencoe is the place to be. Rated one of the most attractive business districts along the North Shore with shops like Sweet Buddha, North Shore Exchange, The Black Sheep General Store and Valentina to name a few. Whether you come to shop and eat downtown, to spend the day at the Chicago Botanic Garden, to enjoy a show at the regionally acclaimed Writers Theatre or to take in the sights of one of our thirteen Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structures-there is plenty to see and do in Glencoe.

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Evanston History Center, Evanston
Through November 12
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Skokie
September 3
Ravinia Festival, Highland Park

Weekends through September
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
Through October 1
Oil Lamp Theater, Glenview
Through October 1
Writers Theatre, Glencoe
September 5
Evanston SPACE, Evanston
September 7
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie
September 8
Hubbard Woods Design District, Winnetka
September 10
Baha'i House of Worship, Wimette
September 10
Winnetka Community House, Winnetka
September 9
Ravinia Festival, Highland Park

September 10
Kohl Children's Museum, Glenview
Opening September 12
Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston
September 13
Evanston SPACE, Evanston
September 14
Main-Dempster Mile, Evanston
Opening September 14
Northlight Theater
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie
September 16
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie
September 16
Evanston History Center, Evanston
September 16
Wagner Farm, Glenview
September 16
East Elm Street, Winnetka
September 16
Wirtz Center, 30 Arts Circle,
Northwestern University, Evanston
September 17
North Shore Center for the Arts, Skokie
September 15-17
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
September 20
Evanston SPACE, Evanston
September 22, 2017
Evanston SPACE, Evanston
September 23
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie
September 23
Wirtz Center, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Northwestern University, Evanston
Through October 15
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe
September 22
Creative CoWorking, Evanston
Opening September 23
Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston
 
Opening September 23
Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston
September 23
Gallery Park, Glenview
Opening September 24
Shelly Center for the Performing Arts, Northbrook
Opening September 27
Writers Theatre, Glencoe
September 28
Westin North Shore, Wheeling

Through December 31
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Evanston