Downtown Events

Creative Coworking Art & Wine Night on March 2

Creative Coworking Art & Wine Night on March 2
Join Creative Coworking this Saturday to see and hear about Jim Lavengood’s work! One art installation down, one to go! Enjoy light bites and wine. Free but please RSVP.
Where: Creative Coworking | 922 Davis St.
When: Saturday, March 2, 4-6pm
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The Merion Hosts Musical Insights Concert on March 6

The Merion Hosts Musical Insights Concert on March 6
Enjoy a free hour of live music and a short film about young musician education and the value of music in young persons' lives. This event will be held at The Merion's Crystal Ballroom in downtown Evanston. 
Where: The Merion | 1611 Chicago Ave.
When: Wednesday, March 6, 1:30pm
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Laughs on a Hot Tin Roof Comedy Showcase at Five & Dime on March 6

Laughs on a Hot Tin Roof Comedy Showcase at Five & Dime on March 6
Laughs on a Hot Tin Roof Comedy show is back on March 6 featuring a new line up of comedians. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 7:30pm. The show will be approximately 90 minutes. Order drinks and dinner before, during, or after the show at Five & Dime Evanston.

  • Reena Calm- The Laugh Factory
  • Marc Levalle- Comedians You Should Know
  • Jeff Brumfield- Zanies
  • Tucker Millet- The Lincoln Lodge
  • Special Guest- Ashley Lusk
  • Seth Davis- co-producer
  • Hosted by: Laura Hugg- co-producer
Where: Five & Dime Evanston | 1026 Davis St.
When: Wednesday, March 6, 7pm
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The Woman's Club of Evanston Annual Revue "ChatWCE.." from March 7-9

The Woman's Club of Evanston Annual Revue "ChatWCE.." from March 7-9
Join The Woman’s Club of Evanston for their annual Revue "ChatWCE...Algorithm is Gonna Get You" on view from March 7-9. ENjoy an evening of musical comedy written directed, choreographed and performed by the members of The Woman's Club of Evanston.

The 2024 Revue will benefit Northlight Theatre’s Education & Community Engagement programs which include: Build a Play, Speak Up!, Northlight Youth Council, Arts for Everyone, and Northlight Theatre Makers.

March 7th at 6pm -- Opening Night Gala hosted by Northlight Theatre - $100pp
March 8th at 8pm -- $45pp
March 9th at 8pm -- $45pp

Get your tickets here.

Where: The Woman's Club of Evanston | 1702 Chicago Ave.
When: March 7-9, 2024
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Downtown Evanston S'mores on the Square on March 9

Downtown Evanston S'mores on the Square on March 9
Downtown Evanston and City of Evanston Parks and Recreation are excited to cohost S'mores on the Square, a delightful and cozy community event around open fire pits at Fountain Square. The festive gathering will take place on Saturday, March 9, from 5-7pm. Residents and visitors of all ages are invited to join in the fun, bringing their enthusiasm and a sweet tooth to the event. Free event but register here.
Where: Fountain Square - Davis St. and Sherman Ave.
When: Saturday, March 9, 5-7pm
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Egg Harbor Cafe Spring Specials Available March 13

Egg Harbor Cafe Spring Specials Available March 13
Egg Harbor Cafe is kicking off spring with delicious new menu items! Stop in with family and friends from March 13 to May 21 to take advantage of these delicious spring specials! You can also order online for delivery or pick-up during business hours.

Monte Cristo - Sliced ham and turkey, and melted jack cheese stacked between 2 slices of Challah French toast, dusted with powdered sugar. Served with fruit, syrup, and jam. 

Alpine Scrambler -
Three cage-free eggs scrambled with diced ham, cream cheese and green onion. Served with Harbor potatoes and a buttered English muffin with jam 

Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast - Multigrain toast, lightly seasoned mashed avocado, cold smoked salmon, tomato, red onion and dill. Served with two cage-free eggs, any style and fruit.

Kickin’ Bacon - Three slices of premium thick-cut bacon with a maple and habanero spice rub for a bold flavor that packs some heat! 

Where: Egg Harbor Cafe | 1701 Maple Avenue
When: March 13 - May 21, 2024
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WEEKLY EVENTS


Bitter Blossom BYO Vinyl Night Every Thursday

Bitter Blossom BYO Vinyl Night Every Thursday
Bring your favorite vinyl to enjoy while you have a drink at Bitter Blossom, Evanston's newest bar located next to AMC Theatres. 
Where: Bitter Blossom | 1707 Maple Ave.
When: Thursdays, 6:30-9pm
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Five & Dime Hosts Stand Up Live Comedy Show at Five & Dime

Five & Dime Hosts Stand Up Live Comedy Show at Five & Dime
"Laughs on a Hot Tin Roof" is a LIVE, FUN, COMEDY EXPERIENCE featuring comics from The Tonight Show, HBOMax, and Comedy Central. Each week will feature a new lineup of comics, local favorites, as well as co-producers Aaron McDavis, Laura Hugg, and Seth Davis. The show is the first Wednesday of every month. 

Upcoming shows are March 6, April 3, May 1 and June 5. Doors open at 7pm; show starts at 7:30pm. The show will be approximately 90 minutes long.

You can order drinks and have dinner before, during, or after the show.

 Featured comedians include: 
Laura Hugg - Host and Co-producer 
Aaron McDavis - Co-producer 
Mark Anthony - Chirping Bird Comedy 
Seth Davis - Co-Producer 
Ricardo Angulo - Comedy Bar
Liz Greenwood - Liz Greenwood & Friends 


Where: Five & Dime Evanston | 1026 Davis St.
When: March 6, April 3, May 1 and June 5
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Prairie Moon Presents "Moon Jazz" Every Wednesday, 9-11pm

Prairie Moon Presents "Moon Jazz" Every Wednesday, 9-11pm
Prairie Moon is proud to present live jazz in partnership with Chicago’s Fulton Street Collective every Wednesday from 9pm to 11pm. Fulton Street Collective is one of Chicago’s most respected and well-known venues for producing high quality live jazz. Come out to enjoy live jazz and Prairie Moon's Raw Bar, late night grill, and special cocktails, along with their full bar offerings. 

March 6 | Abigail Riccards Trio
March 13 | Greg DudzienskI Quartet
March 20 | Peter Schwendener Quartet 
March 27 | Dan Nicholson Quartet
Where: Prairie Moon | 1635 Chicago Ave.
When: Every Wednesday, 9-11pm
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Commonwealth Runnings Hosts 6020Run Club

Commonwealth Runnings Hosts 6020Run Club
Join Commonwealth every Thursday at 6:15pm for fun runs, new products from brands, special guests and speakers at 6:15pm. All paces and all ages are welcome! 
Where: Commonwealth Running | 1631 Sherman Ave.
When: Thursdays at 6:15pm
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Prairie Moon Hosts Jazz Jam Every First Thursday, 8-10pm

Prairie Moon Hosts Jazz Jam Every First Thursday, 8-10pm
Every First Thursday of the Month Prairie Moon hosts its jazz jam session hosted by Clark Sommers on bass with Chase Wilkins on drums, Brandon Harper on keys. Musicians bring what you need to jam with these celebrated musicians in the great and welcoming atmosphere of Prairie Moon. Drink and dining specials all night, 8-10pm


Where: Prairie Moon | 1635 Chicago Ave.
When: First Thursday of the Month |
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