Building on the historical themes of peace and harmony and nonviolence, let's use our Flower Power to push forward into spring with positive energy and good vibes for our community. Beginning on Earth Day, April 22, there will be a series of fun and festive Flower Power activities including a Window Decorating Contest, Floral Installations at Fountain Square, dining and shopping promotions, neighborhood garden walks and home tours, community art workshops and more. View more at downtownevanston.org/flowerpower
Downtown Evanston is bringing back the Thursday NIght Maker's Markets featuring artists and makers, music and craft beer at Fountain Square. The market will take place on Sherman Ave. between Davis St. and Grove St. Details will be announced in May.
Where’s Waldo? In Evanston, of course! The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs will visit downtown businesses throughout in July! Stay tuned for details on how and where to find Waldo. This event is sponsored by American Booksellers Association and local bookstore Bookends & Beginnings.
Take advantage of the best summer deals at local shops and grab brunch or lunch at a favorite spot. While you're out and about, check out works of chalk art around downtown! Local artists will decorate the sidewalks on Friday as part of a Chalk Art Contest.