Downtown Events

Evanston Public Library Black History Month Events

Evanston Public Library Black History Month Events
February is Black History Month! Celebrate the impact Black people have had on Americ with activities for the whole family at EPL. Here's just a sampling of what's coming in February:


Where: Evanston Public Library | Main & Robert Crown branches
When: February
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Valentine's Day Dining & Shopping Specials in downtown Evanston

Valentine's Day Dining & Shopping Specials in downtown Evanston
Treat your special someone to a delicious dinner out, candlelight meal at home, flowers and chocolates, special jewelry and even a night away from home! The best part is that you can find all of this in downtown Evanston at your local restaurants, shops and more. 
Where: Downtown Evanston
When: Now through February 14
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Intro to Knife Skills with Sam Goldrich on Feb. 7

Intro to Knife Skills with Sam Goldrich on Feb. 7
Join chef Sam Goldbroch for a class that can take your knife skills to the next level! Learn the fundamentals from a professional chef and knife maker. In this hands-on class we will go over what makes a good knife, knife care, knife safety, sharpening and honing, and of course, slicing, dicing and mincing!
Take your work home with a recipe so your food doesn't go to waste.

TruFit will provide the knives, cutting boards, delicious chef-prepared snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages. B ring yourselves, an apron if you have one, any beverage you would like to enjoy if applicable, and come to 604 Davis to hone your knife skills!
Where: Trufit Evanston | 604 Davis St.
When: Tuesday, February 7, 5:30-7:30pm
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cloth + home trunk show

cloth + home trunk show
cloth + home is reopening for a Midwinter Trunk Show featuring Andrea Reynders, Gillion Carrara and Jamie Hayes.  

Friday, Feb. 10, 12-7pm - Opening reception from 4-7pm
Saturday, Feb. 11, 12-5pm 

Where: cloth + home | 1503 Chicago Ave.
When: February 10 & 11
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Impress Orthodontics Celebrates Grand Opening on February 11

Impress Orthodontics Celebrates Grand Opening on February 11
Join Impress at their grand opening Open House on Saturday, February 11, 11am-2pm. There will be opportunities to win some Impress giveaways and for potential patients to schedule their complimentary consultation for clear aligner therapy. Finger foods and drinks will be offered. Impress is located at 901 Church Street.

About Impress
At Impress, we do orthodontics differently. Our smile-perfecting treatments are faster, safer, more effective, and less expensive for all ages. Our patented treatment planning software makes our clear aligner movements more precise and predictable, allowing for faster, safer treatment prescribed by our licensed doctors. Stop by one of our clinics for your complimentary consultation! We can't wait to Impress you! 

Where: Impress | 901 Church St.
When: February 11, 11am-2pm
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The Graduate Evanston "Tipsy Tea" on Saturdays, 3:30-5pm

The Graduate Evanston "Tipsy Tea" on Saturdays, 3:30-5pm
Head to The Graduate Homestead Room for a Tipsy Tea Experience, serving sweet and savory treats, impressive tea-themed cocktails and more from 3-5 p.m. $85 includes bites and cocktails for two — guests can choose from the aptly named High Tea or Don’t You Forget About Me.

You don’t want to miss this, reserve your spot today!
Where: The Graduate Homestead Room | 1625 Hinman Ave.
When: Saturday, Jan. 25, Feb. 11, Feb. 25
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WEEKLY HAPPENINGS


Prairie Moon Presents "Moon Jazz" Every Wednesday

Prairie Moon Presents "Moon Jazz" Every Wednesday
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. 

Tickets are always reasonably priced and go to entirely to support the artists and Fulton Street Collective, an artists’ collective. Advance tickets available and at the door.

Where: Prairie Moon | 1635 Chicago Ave.
When: Every Wednesday, 9-11pm
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Five & Dime Hosts Stand Up Comedy Wednesdays at 7:30pm

Five & Dime Hosts Stand Up Comedy Wednesdays at 7:30pm
Get out for some laughs at a new stand up comedy show! Enjoy a delicious meal and drinks at Five & Dime restaurant. Tickets are $10 and there is a one drink minimum. 

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: Wednesdays at 7:30pm
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