Friday, August 28, 2015
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Be sure to stop by Streets Alive on September 13 on Main Street and Chicago in Evanston and make some music on Dave Ford's Swing Set Drum Kit musical art installation!
Sunday, September 13th from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Street from Crown Park to Hinman Avenue
WINTER ARTS & CRAFT EXPO
Sat, 11/21/2015 (All day) - Sun, 12/20/2015 (All day)
The Evanston Art Center’s Winter Arts & Crafts Expo is one of the largest and most celebrated craft shows in the Chicago area. The 13th annual Expo features original, handmade arts and crafts by over 100 selected artisans, featuring original, handmade works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed-media, and more.
2015 Winter Expo Calendar
Application Deadline Postmarked by September 28, 2015
November 14 and 15, 9am–5 pm; November 16, 9am–9pma
November 20, 6–9pm; $30 in advance, $35 at the door
November 21–December 20
Mon. – Sat. 10am – 4pm, Sun. 10am – 4pm
December 21, 22 & 23, 9am–9pm
Ready to apply
Fill out an online form HERE or
CLICK HERE for an application to print.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Open House & Sale this Saturday! 12-5 - one day only.
Midwest Clay Guild is a collection of ceramic artists, painters and stained glass artists
You're Invited: Sept. 8 Hackstudio Open House
Wondering what in the world is happening at Hackstudio at 2510 Green Bay Road in Evanston? Hackstudio is a studio where kids 8-18, can do ANYTHING they set their minds to.
You're invited to come see the space, meet the team and learn about this amazing program for kids launching this fall in Evanston. Join us anytime Tuesday, Sept. 8, 6:00 - 9:00 pm., for refreshments and a behind-the-scenes look at 16,000 square feet of creative space!
Click here to read more about Hackstudio
Click here to read the Hackstudio newsletter
I'm totally the Engagement Director at Hackstudio, which is why it's all I seem to be talking about these days!
Friday, July 31, 2015
Monday, July 27, 2015
Calling All Mayor Morton Fans!
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Evanston history buffs and political enthusiasts, spend an evening with former Mayor Morton on Saturday, August 1, 2015 beginning at 7pm at 27 Live – Upstairs, 1012 Church Street in Downtown Evanston. There is a $10 cover charge.
Ben Hollis of Wild Chicago will interview the legendary former Mayor of Evanston, like you have never seen or heard before. It’s live, it’s local and in-person. This event is not to be missed. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
Multiple Emmy Winning Ben Hollis (WTTW's Wild Chicago) will engage The Honorable Mayor in a lively, no-holds- barred conversation that you can only experience by being here IN PERSON.
It's What's It Like to be You, Evanston? -- the spontaneous storytelling event hailed by the Chicago Tribune as bringing "Big laughs and endless surprise...No one can sit through such a show and not get a feel for the vulnerabilities and strengths of those who participate."
Ben will also interview a few lucky audience volunteers. Come early to make your pitch to Ben should you want to tell your story!
To view special happenings in downtown Evanston go to www.downtownevanston.org.
This event is accessible via public transit. To get to downtown Evanston take the CTA Purple Line “el” to Davis or the Metra to the Davis stop.