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May 21 - May 28, 2017

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19 Feb 2017

Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann (open Feb 19 – June 18) explores the secret history behind bringing one of the most notorious Nazi war criminals of the 20th century to justice. It has been awhile since the Museum has hosted such an immersive exhibition. “Spies and espionage” aficionados will be mesmerized by the pre-digital/pre-DNA methods used for the dangerous, covert mission to capture Eichmann. The original bulletproof glass booth from which Eichmann testified as the courtroom…

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24 Mar 2017

UNCOMMONPLACE Exhibition Reception Friday, March 24th, 6-9pm 2017 “Home” becomes a real 4-letter word in the span of a presidential campaign. Community ceases to represent fellowship with others, so much as the alienation of others. An extraordinary burden is foisted upon the familiar places around us to offer a sheltering calm in the face of calamity. The artists of Uncommonplace speak to this private unsteadiness, this public unknowing, through images intended to force a rethinking of the very notion of…

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28 Apr 2017

Live Theatre Performance in Lake Forest. “Vanya” runs from April 28th – May 28th, 2017. To purchase tickets, call 847-735-8554 – or go online: citadeltheatre.org

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25 May 2017
31 May 2017

Annual event of The Night Ministry which includes cocktails, auction, dinner and program. Proceeds benefit The Night Ministry and our mission to provide housing, health care, and human connection to youth and adults struggling with poverty or homelessness. Anne Pramaggiore, President & CEO of ComEd will chair. Bob Jordan, veteran WGN-TV news anchor and Board Member Emeritus of The Night Ministry will emcee. The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation will receive the Lamplighter Award. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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31 May 2017

5:30 to 9pm Annual event of The Night Ministry which includes cocktails, auction, dinner and program. Proceeds benefit The Night Ministry and our mission to provide housing, health care, and human connection to youth and adults struggling with poverty or homelessness. Anne Pramaggiore, President & CEO of ComEd will chair. Bob Jordan, veteran WGN-TV news anchor and Board Member Emeritus of The Night Ministry will emcee. The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation will receive the Lamplighter Award.

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02 Jun 2017

Ten years ago, 100 supporters gathered at our inaugural Food and Wine to celebrate and support a dream: to grow One Million Degrees to serve hundreds of low-income community college scholars across Chicago and propel them into the workforce.

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02 Jun 2017

Lake Geneva Restaurant Week (June 2-11, 2017) will feature special menus, events and hotel deals, and Visit Lake Geneva wants you to be there to enjoy it all!

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03 Jun 2017

The 70th annual 57th Street Art Fair is the Midwest’s oldest juried art fair. It is held on the streets of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood and offers art lovers a fantastic opportunity to view and shop over 200 artists from around the country. Kick off the summer festival season with Chicago’s TOP summer art fair and partake in one-of-a-kind shopping, speak with the artists about their creation processes, attend artist demonstrations, enjoy live music and more. Whether you are…

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03 Jun 2017

CELEBRITY EMCEE: Acclaimed actress and comedian Bonnie Hunt BENEFITING: The Northwestern Medicine’s Digestive Health Foundation second annual Envision Gala benefits new research projects at the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center, which is dedicated to integrated prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases that affect 60 to 70 million Americans annually. DETAILS: Live auction, cocktails, dinner, dancing and entertainment. TIME AND LOCATION: 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel Chicago TICKETS: $600 per person

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03 Jun 2017

Come to the lake and help us welcome summer with 10 days of delicious dining! Try new restaurants and return to your favorites for fabulous two and three course menus. Check out the special lodging packages and all of the events being held throughout the week! Menus will be available at $10 for lunch, and $25 or $35 for dinner. Lake Geneva Restaurant Week isn’t just about great food, it’s also about great causes. With each meal out, you have…

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03 Jun 2017

Celebrate Highwood is proud to partner once again with Van Gogh Vodka for its 5th Annual North Shore Pride Fest on Saturday, June 3rd in Downtown Highwood to kick off Pride Month. Formerly known as the Taste the Rainbow Pub Crawl, Celebrate Highwood is ‘showing its pride on the north side’ and expanding festivities to include a full day of family-friendly activities with a Pride Family Picnic and Pub Crawl to show its support of the LGBTQ community. Conveniently located…

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04 Jun 2017

FOX LAKE, IL (JAUARY 2017) – The Village of Fox Lake is thrilled to invite the community to participate in the first annual Inaugural Fox Lake Sprint on Sunday, June 4, starting at 7am. This Triathlon is a 1 K swim, 20 K bike, and 5 K run, beginning and ending at Lakefront Park (71 Nippersink Blvd.) in Fox Lake. Check in begins at 5 am onsite the day of the event. The fun begins on the shores of Nippersink…

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10 Jun 2017

Closing out the Auditorium Theatre’s “Made in Chicago” Dance Series is America’s original jazz dance company, Giordano Dance Chicago. Now in its landmark 54th season, this iconic company creates passionate, celebratory, and high-energy choreography, often redefining and expanding the very definition of American jazz dance. Audience members will be taken through a range of emotions, musical genre, and dance styles as the company presents a program from its critically-acclaimed repertoire and which boasts its 160th world premiere work. This event…

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10 Jun 2017

A North Shore summer kick-off party that features live music, beer & food garden, Kids Zone with inflatables & games, and much more! The day starts with a 5K Fun Run & Walk at 8 a.m. Block Party Gates open at 3 p.m., with local band Von Blazer taking the stage at 5 p.m., followed by King Saturday, opening for Headliner Trippin’ Billies – THE Dave Matthews tribute band – taking the main stage at 8:30 p.m.

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11 Jun 2017

The Evanston Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Lawrence Eckerling, concludes its blockbuster season as it began, with a monumental work inspired by Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Gustav Mahler’s Second Symphony includes vocal soloists and full chorus, but adds organ, bells, and a multitude of extra orchestral players, both on and off stage, to create an overwhelming narrative of death and eventual resurrection. The North Shore Choral Society joins the ESO for the choral finale of the “Resurrection” as well as…

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12 Jun 2017

The 2017 Celebrity Golf Classic will take place at The Glen Club (2901 West Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60026) on Monday, June 12, 2017. The event will feature a golf tournament and luncheon with VIP celebrities and the opportunity to mingle with Jermaine Dye’s MLB, NHL, NFL, and NBA friends as well as other celebrities. The following is the timeline for the event: 8:00am – Registration and Hot Breakfast 9:00am – Shotgun Start 9:00am-2:00pm – Golf 2:00pm-3:00pm – Cocktail Reception…

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22 Jun 2017

A 4-day immersive celebration of writer/director John Hughes’ 1980’s teen films, SIXTEEN CANDLES, THE BREAKFAST CLUB, PRETTY IN PINK, FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF, SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL, and WEIRD SCIENCE.

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24 Jun 2017

Join North Shore Art League at this fun event, with over 70 artists, food and lots of fun!

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06 Jul 2017

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Jess Godwin Sings Elton John (Thursday, July 6, 2017, 7:30 PM): Singer-songwriter and nationally-touring recording artist Jess Godwin (iTunes: Fool Me Once, Be a Light) pours her vulnerable heart and dynamic voice into Elton John’s greatest hits. Sir Elton’s simple, soulful love songs captivate audiences worldwide. His sometimes eccentric, always heartfelt blend of classical, gospel, and rock perfectly suits the sensitive and courageous Godwin. Tony-Award Winner and Jess Godwin fan Kristin Chenoweth lauds, “I just love…

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10 Jul 2017

Join us for week-long design camps in Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic drafting room. Camps will be held 8:30-11:30 am at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302. Admission is $250 student; $225 FLW Trust members. Upcycle Studio (Monday, July 10, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017) Upcycling is the process of converting old or discarded materials into something useful and beautiful. Join other young designers in Wright’s Studio as you explore Sustainability and…

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14 Jul 2017

Windy City Smokeout, the premier BBQ, craft beer and country music festival, hosted by popular Chicago restaurant, Bub City, and ACM award-winning, Joe’s Bar, will return to Chicago on July 14 – 16 for the fifth consecutive year. More than 45,000 guests are expected to descend upon Grand Avenue near the Chicago River for a weekend-long event where attendees will savor some of the best BBQ and craft beers from around the nation while listening to many of country music’s…

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12 Aug 2018

Armenian Fest 2016 August 12, 13 & 14 Armenian food, pastries, beer and wine, dancing, activities for kids, raffle Friday & Saturday ► DJ Armen ● Dancing Saturday ► Cigar Bar Sunday ►MidEast Beat Band ● Grape Blessing ceremony at 3:00pm ● Traditional Armenian dancers Cash, Visa, Mastercard Plenty of free parking Free admission! Armenian All Saints Apostolic Church 1701 N. Greenwood Rd. Glenview, IL 60026 www.armenianallsaints.org (website under renovation) Friday, 6:00pm – 11:00pm Saturday, 5:00pm – 11:00pm Sunday, 12:30pm…

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