Give for the Gulf: Hurricane Harvey Weekly Fundraiser kicks off on Thursday, September 7, 12-2pm at Flat Top Grill. Each week, a percentage of sales from the featured location will be donated to organizations supporting the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Computers will also be available for additional donations, which will be matched by Evanston Giving partners.
Where: Various locations
When: Thursdays in SeptemberMore Information
Celebrate the continued success of the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market at the annual Truck to Table Celebration on Saturday, September 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. An expanded roster of top local chefs will partner with prominent Midwest sustainable growers to deliver a truly unique culinary event which will tantalize participants’ taste buds. Among the chefs volunteering their time this year are those from Boltwood, Farmhouse Evanston, Chef’s Station, Found/The Barn, Koi, La Cocinita, NaKorn, Peckish Pig, Tomate Fresh Kitchen, and Gotta B Crepes.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Market’s outreach and educational programming, including the children’s “Spud Club.” Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Market at the City of Evanston tent or online at cityofevanston.org/rectickets. Tickets are $35 for seven chef-table tickets in advance or $6 per chef-table ticket on day of event.
Where: Evanston Farmer's Market, University Place & Oak Ave.
When: Saturday, September 23, 11am-1pmMore Information
Come out to see some great art, have a drink, and meet the artists!
The new installation is by Jim Parks (http://jimparksartist.com/home.php) and Virginia Kondziolka and you can also view ongoing exhibitions by several Evansotn and Chicagoland artists.
Where: Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St.
When: Friday, September 22, 5-8pmMore Information
Come celebrate women's history and leadership at the Frances Willard House! Join us as we comemorate Willard's 178th birthday with an event highlighting Willard's "Do Everything" brand of leadership and celebrate the leader in all of us. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky will be the keynote speaker, sharing her journey to leadership.
Following her talk, attendees will be encouraged to share their own stories and experiences of leadership with a StoryCorps interview gathering. We strongly enocourage participants to download the StoryCorps app in advance at storycorps.me
This family-friendly event will include light refreshments and cake, thanks to our sponsors at First Bank & Trust and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services KoenigRubloff Realty.
The event is FREE, but please help us with our food count by RSVPing at our website, where you'll also have the chance to order an EXCLUSIVE event t-shirt! T-shirts only available for order until September 10th!
Where: Frances E. Willard House, 1730 Chicago Ave.
When: Sunday, September 24, 3-4:30pmMore Information
Celebrate fall at our third annual Evanston Oktoberfest! Enjoy an afternoon tasting craft beer - featuring all of the Evanston breweries, distillery and cidery - noshing on local foods and listening to live music. This family-friendly event will also have kids arts and crafts activities and big games for all to enjoy!
Where: Evanston Farmer's Market - University Place and Oak Ave.
When: Sunday, October 15, 1-6pmMore Information