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Give for the Gulf: Hurricane Harvey Weekly Fundraiser in September

Give for the Gulf: Hurricane Harvey Weekly Fundraiser in September

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.

Week 1: Thursday, September 7, 11am-2pm
Flat Top Grill, 707 Church St.

Week 2: Thursday, September 14, 4-6pm
Accuity Patio, 1007 Church St. 

Week 3: Thursday, September 21, 11am-2pm
Terra & Vine. 1701 Maple Ave. 

Week 4: Thursday, September 28, 4-6pm
Whiskey Thief, 616 Davis St.

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Where: Various locations
When: Thursdays in September
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Women's Night Out: End of Summer Social

Women's Night Out: End of Summer Social

It's been a fabulous summer full of great rides and friends. Let's get together for a social evening to catch up, meet new friends, share stories of summer adventures, and make plans to keep riding throughout the fall and winter. 

Refreshments and light snacks will be served. 

Bonus! We'll have a special discount for attendees who sign up for the Training Hub indoor cycling classes on Wednesday to keep spinning through the winter!

Where: Wheel & Sprocket 1027 Davis St.
When: Wednesday, September 20, 6:30-8pm
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Evanston Farmer's Market Hosts "Truck to Table"

Evanston Farmer's Market Hosts "Truck to Table"

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-1pm
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Art & Wine Night: Jim Parks

Art & Wine Night: Jim Parks

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, 5-8pm
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Celebrate Frances E. Willard's 178th Birthday at the Do Everything Event!

Celebrate Frances E. Willard's 178th Birthday at the Do Everything Event!

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, 3-4:30pm
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NaKorn Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary with New Menu Items & Kids

NaKorn Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary with New Menu Items & Kids

NaKorn is celebrating its one-year anniversary for a full week, from September 24-30. The celebration will include the launch of new fall and winter menu items, and feature signature drinks in collaboration with Evanston’s FEW Spirits and beer from Old Town Abbey Brewing. Extra special for the kids during NaKorn’s lunch shift on Saturday, September 30 will be boat races at 11:30 am, featuring Thai “pok pak” boats! Anyone who has dined with NaKorn knows that customers’ checks are delivered in a pok pak, a toy boat popular among Thai children in the 1970s. The pok pak is an innovative, colorful, galvanized toy that uses basic science theory to move the boat similar to a steamboat, just much smaller scale. Kids will race the boats for prizes. 

Where: 1622 Orrington Avenue
When: September 24-30

Evanston Oktoberfest

Evanston Oktoberfest

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! 

Buy tickets today to avoid standing in line the day-of! 

Where: Evanston Farmer's Market - University Place and Oak Ave.
When: Sunday, October 15, 1-6pm
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