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The Great Big Evanston Trunk Show!

The Great Big Evanston Trunk Show!

Join the merchants of Chicago Ave. in an exclusive showcase of artisan wares, & stay for a festive wine and cheese pairings presented by an Advance Sommelier and Chicago's Premier Cheese monger of 25 years.

Artisan Showcase 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Wine & Cheese Pairing 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Check in at Hyatt House Evanston | 1515 Chicago Avenue, Lobby

Tickets are $15 for Artisan Showcase only and $20 for Artisan & Wine/Cheese. Click on link for tickets.

Where: Hyatt House | 1515 Chicago Ave., Lobby
When: Thursday, September 20
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Celebrate Evanston at MashUp on September 20!

Celebrate Evanston at MashUp on September 20!

You’re invited to Mix, Mingle and Mash It Up! Join us for an evening of amazing food, great music, and the eclectic and electric essence of our community. Come out to the Big Tent outside of the Norris Center on Northwestern University's campus to meet new people in the Evanston community. 

Where: Northwestern University Norris Center (lawn behind the center)
When: Thursday, September 20
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Creative Coworking Art & Wine Night on September 21

Creative Coworking Art & Wine Night on September 21

Come out to see some great art, have a drink, and meet the artists at Creative Coworking. This month's free event features a group, photography show curated by CC Member, Carolyn Potts:  Hope in the Dark: Refocused ~ Photographers Respond to a Changing America.

Where: Creative Coworking | 922 Davis St.
When: Friday, September 21, 5-8pm
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Evanston Games & Cafe Open House on September 22

Evanston Games & Cafe Open House on September 22



Magic: The Gathering Open House on September 22
Stop by the next Magic Open House on September 22 from 11:30 AM to 5:30 to learn to play Magic: The Gathering in about 30 minutes. This is a great intro event for new Magic players. Come on in, learn to play, and take home a free welcome deck and exclusive promo card! And don’t worry—experienced players are more than welcome to come teach newer players the ropes.



Where: Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave.
When: September 12 & 22
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Evanston Motorcyle Classic on September 23

Evanston Motorcyle Classic on September 23

Even if you don’t ride a motorcycle, you are more than welcome to attend the Evanston Motorcycle Classic. Many people appreciate the design, form, and function of transportation in many forms. At the show you will see motorcycles on two wheels and maybe three. Motorcycle art will be on display that was conceived by the original designer or those that took the original design to a new level and customized their motorcycle. You may not ride, but appreciate art….consider art on two wheels vs. framed…

Where: Orrington between Church & Davis St.
When: Sunday, September 23, 10am-12pm
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Temperance Beer Dinner at Kinship on September 24

Temperance Beer Dinner at Kinship on September 24

Join Next of Kinship restaurant & Temperance Beer Company for a chef-led dinner & beer pairing experience. Chef Marco Bahena will be serving 4 courses of inventive, seasonal fare. Temperance Brewery will accompany each course with a different brew, thoughtfully paired with every dish. Bring a friend, meet someone new, & celebrate the beers & bites of our local Evanston community!

Where: Kinship | 625 Davis St.
When: Monday, September 24
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Canvas Tote Bag Painting at Bottle & Bottega

Canvas Tote Bag Painting at Bottle & Bottega

Join us at Bottle & Bottega to personalize your very own canvas tote bag with guidance from our amazingly talented B&B artists! Visualize a one of a kind design that fits your aesthetic. A flat tote bag that you can take with you anywhere! 

Ticket price also includes use of our studio essentials: aprons, paint, brushes, step-by-step instruction, and your chic take-home 13X13 canvas tote masterpiece!!

4:00pm - 4:30pm BYOB Seat and Greet 
4:30pm - 7:00pm Tote Painting 

Where: Bottle & Bottega | 1016 Davis St.
When: Sunday, September 23
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Save the date for the 4th annual Evanston Oktoberfest on Sunday, October 14

Save the date for the 4th annual Evanston Oktoberfest on Sunday, October 14

Join us for the 4th annual Evanston Oktoberfest! Come out with friends and family to enjoy an afternoon of beer tasting, delicious local food, live music and beautiful fall weather!

Held at the Evanston Farmers Market location (intersection of Oak Ave. and University Place), you can sample more than 40 different styles of craft beer and hard cider from favorite local and regional breweries.

The tickets not only get you access to great craft beer and live music, but you also get to raise your glass and support a fantastic non-profit organization -- Downtown Evanston works year round to keep downtown vibrant, fun and thriving! 

Where: Parking lot behind the Hilton Garden Inn, 1818 Maple Ave.
When: Sunday, October 14, 1-6pm
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New Lunchtime Yoga Class at Grateful Yoga

New Lunchtime Yoga Class at Grateful Yoga

Every Tuesday (12-1pm), take a lunch break that really makes a difference in your day.  This all-levels yoga class taught by Diane Gordon focuses on spinal decompression, neck and shoulder opening, and hip and leg mobilizing to counter the effects of sitting. You won't sweat, so don't worry if you have to go back to work. Appropriate for beginner and intermediate level students. 


Where: Grateful Yoga, 1108 Davis St.
When: Tuesdays, 12-1pm
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Evanston Rocks Local Band Night Every Wednesday

Evanston Rocks Local Band Night Every Wednesday

Calling all local bands! Sign up to play a show at Evanston Rocks every Wednesday night! All genres welcome. Submit an email to stephanie@oshows.com. 


Where: Evanston Rocks | 1012 Church St.
When: Every Wednesday
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