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Taste of Chicago

by Allyson Hoffman

Experience some amazing tastes from the dining community in Chicago at the Taste of Chicago, which will be held at Grant Park July 5-9. As one of the largest food festivals in the world, there’s something for all ages to enjoy.

Try a variety of flavors from pop-up restaurants, food trucks, and local restaurants. You can also watch demonstrations by renowned chefs. In addition, there’s live music with Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Passion Pit and more. Kids Eat Chicago provides an interactive experience for children. This event includes free admission. Attendees can park at the Millennium Garages. For more information about the event, visit the City of Chicago’s Taste of Chicago webpage.

When: July 5-9, 2017

Where: Grant Park, Jackson and Columbus, Chicago, IL 60602

 

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North Shore Home and Garden Show

by Allyson Hoffman

February 11 - 12, 2017 

Westin Hotel, Wheeling, Illinois

Wheeling IL EventsThe North Shore Home and Garden Show promises to have the biggest event ever this year at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel and Conference Center. The show will be held on February 11 and 12, 2017 for the communities of North Shore and all of the Chicago area.

Visitors will see hundreds of home improvement products on display with numerous service providers available to discuss their businesses and answer questions about various projects. Free seminars will run the entire weekend, and free cooking demonstrations will be held live with wine tasting and specialty tea tastings.

The event is free to the public. For more information regarding the North Shore Home and Garden Show, visit the event website here.

Don’t miss the North Shore Home and Garden Show this weekend. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain valuable information and resources for you next home improvement project.

When: February 11-12, 2017, 10 AM – 5 PM

Where: Westin Hotel, Wheeling, Illinois

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The Orchid Show

by Allyson Hoffman

February 11-12, 2017

Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois

Glencoe IL EventsThe Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanical Garden starts February 11, 2017 and is the biggest flower show of the year for the organization. The show runs from 10 AM to 4 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

The event will showcase how orchids influence popular culture. Feel free to bring your camera, especially for the V3 orchid, which is a rare display. You’ll also enjoy the amazing wind chime, which stands 15 feet tall.

Moreover, orchids will be available for purchase at the marketplace during the show. Tickets cost $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. For seniors and children aged 3-12, ticket prices are reduced to $8/$10. Children under two can attend for free.

So gather your family for a trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden this weekend, and take advantage of the opportunity to see the stunning display at The Orchid Show, a true visual sensation.

When: February 11-12, 2017 from 10 AM – 4 PM

Where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois

For more information regarding The Orchid Show at Chicago Botanic Garden, please click here.

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Deeply Rooted Dance Theater

by Allyson Hoffman

February 4, 2017

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie, Illinois

Skokie IL EventsExperience the story of love as told in Chicago’s Deeply Rooted Dance Theater on February 4, 2017 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. This performance is built upon the traditions of African-American dance and universal themes expressed through dance.

The company has teamed up with renowned choreographers for performances world-wide and across the U.S. Their work has spanned styles from African dance to ballet and modern.

The performance begins at 7:30 PM on February 4, 2017 with tickets starting at $22.

Don’t miss the chance to see Deeply Rooted Dance Theater this Saturday. Celebrate Valentine’s Day early as you enjoy this special performance.

When: February 4, 2017, 7:30 PM

Where: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, Illinois

For more information regarding Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, visit the North Shore Center website here.

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Ideal Home Show Chicago

by Allyson Hoffman

January 27-29, 2017

Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

Whether you have DIY projects in mind for your home or you are planning for the next property you buy, the Ideal Home Show Chicago will inspire you. This event, held on January 27th -29th, 2017, is sponsored by Life Storage.

The Ideal Home Show Chicago will provide the latest information on products for the home as well as tips on remodeling, home improvements and even inspiration for springtime outdoor projects. This third annual event attracts remodelers and local or regional vendors. This year, one of the premiere vendors includes Ethan Allen with an interactive dining room, office and bedroom where guests can ask questions and learn about new trends.

So, don’t miss out on this exciting and informative event at Navy Pier this Friday through Sunday. You are sure to collect some great ideas for your home at the Ideal Home Show Chicago.

When:     January 27 from 12 PM - 8 PM

January 28 from 10 AM - 7 PM

January 29 from 10 AM - 4 PM

Where: Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois

For more information regarding the Ideal Home Show Chicago, please visit the website here.

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North Shore Jazz Fest

by Allyson Hoffman

January 21, 2017

Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, Illinois

Glenview IL EventsExperience the future of jazz music in the making with the North Shore Jazz Fest regional competition at Glenbrook South High School on Saturday January 21, 2017. The event begins at 8:00 AM and lasts all day.

Student ensembles will be performing on four stages at the 40th annual North Shore Jazz Fest. The full-day celebration is fun for all ages. Tickets are $10 per adult with $5 for children and seniors. A family package with tickets for two adults and two children can be purchased for $25.

So don’t miss the chance to experience great jazz performances in Glenview this Saturday. The North Shore Jazz Fest is sure to provide plenty of family fun.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:00 AM

Where: Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, Illinois

For more information regarding North Shore Jazz Fest, visit the website here.

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Art Smart for Families

by Allyson Hoffman

January 14, 2017

Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, Illinois

Visit the Northbrook Public Library on January 14, 2017 to view and purchase one-of-a-kind art by local upcoming artists. Art Smart for Families will be held in the Youth Services Activity Room of the library, and it will showcase work from the NSYMCA Art Academy.

The North Shore YMCA works with community children to teach them how to express themselves through various mediums, including paints, ceramics, pencils and clay. In addition to learning how to create works of art, they build imagination and critical thinking as well as developing social skills and self-confidence.

This free event will start at 10:00 AM. For more information regarding Art Smart for Families, please click here.

Don’t miss the opportunity to find beautiful works of art at Art Smart for Families, and to support youth arts in the Northbrook this weekend.

When: January 14, 2017 at 10 AM

Where: Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, Illinois

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Winter WonderFest

by Allyson Hoffman

January 7-8, 2017

Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

Navy Pier EventsJoin the fun at Navy Pier for the 16th annual Winter WonderFest. Hosted by Fifth Third Bank, this event is fun for the entire family and a fabulous way to celebrate winter.

Enjoy carnival rides and a giant slide as well as many holiday-themed activities – all overlooking Lake Michigan. Also, on January 8, 2017 don’t miss the fun at the Chicago Blackhawks Ice Skating Rink, a 170,000 square foot indoor playground.

January 8, 2017 is the last day to enjoy this seasonal event. WonderFest opens at 10 AM and closes at 10 PM on Saturday and 8 PM on Sunday.

Don’t miss all the excitement at Navy Pier this weekend. Treat your family to lots of winter fun at Winter WonderFest.

When: January 7 and 8, 2017

Where: Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

For more information regarding Winter WonderFest and to purchase tickets, visit the website here.

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Noon Year’s Eve Celebration for All Ages

by Allyson Hoffman

December 31, 2016

Northbrook Public Library Story Corner, Northbrook, Illinois

Northbrook IL EventsCelebrate New Year’s Eve kid style with Noon Year’s Eve Celebration at the Northbrook Public Library. This event is held on Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 11 AM to noon.

Attendees will enjoy fun crafts activities and games at the Story Corner of the library. At noon, a balloon drop and dance party will ring in 2017. To register for the event, please click here.

Don’t miss Noon Year’s Eve Celebration for All Ages this Saturday. This free event provides a unique way to welcome the New Year with your entire family.

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Where: Northbrook Public Library Story Corner, Northbrook, Illinois

For more information regarding Noon Year’s Eve Celebration for All Ages, visit the Northbrook Public Library website here.

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Five Seasons Family Sports Club Blood Drive

by Allyson Hoffman

December 29, 2016

Five Seasons Family Sports Club, Northbrook, Illinois

Northbrook IL EventsThe Five Seasons Family Sports Club in Northbrook is hosting a blood drive on December 29, 2016. This event will be held at the basketball court from 9 AM to 3 PM with appointments advised but walk-ins accepted.

The Sports Club is giving every donor a $10 Visa gift card and nonmembers will receive a three-day pass to the club. To make an appointment, visit Lifesource.org and set up an appointment with the Group Code 419D or simply call the Five Seasons at 847-897-5034 and ask for Marcia Kenner. To find out more about this holiday-season opportunity to make a special gift to others in need, visit the Five Seasons’ website.

When: December 29, 2016 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Where: Five Seasons Family Sports Club, 1300 Techny Road, Northbrook, Illinois

Allyson Hoffman, ABR, ACRE, CDPE, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES
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