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Evanston Farmer's Market Truck to Table Event on September 21

Evanston Farmer's Market Truck to Table Event on September 21

Support and celebrate the continued success of the Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market at the annual Truck to Table community celebration and benefit on Saturday, Sept. 21, 10am to 12pm. 

Head to the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market to watch as top local chefs partner with prominent Midwest sustainable growers to create small plates celebrating the bounty of local produce available at the Market. Purchase tickets in advance at the Market at the City of Evanston tent or online at cityofevanston.org/rectickets.

Where: Evanston Farmer's Market | Oak Ave. & University Place
When: Saturday, September 21, 10am-12pm
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Come to our 5th annual Evanston Oktoberfest on September 29!

Come to our 5th annual Evanston Oktoberfest on September 29!

Join us on Sunday, September 29 for the 5th annual Evanston Oktoberfest! Bring family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of beer and cider tasting (18 breweries!), local foods, live music and traditional Oktoberfest entertainment! 

New this year, the fest will feature more traditional German Oktoberfest foods (sausages, pretzels & cakes, oh my!), games such as the stein hold and tricycle riding contest, sing-a-longs and dancing. Plus, we'll have the option to enjoy tastings or a full pour of your favorite craft beer. 

Also new this year, Evanston Made Maker's Market is taking place on the 5th floor of the Maple Parking Garage that same day so you can enjoy Oktoberfest, check out locally made goods and then come back to Evanston Oktoberfest. 

Click below to get tickets! Early bird prices end September 22!

Where: University Place & Oak Ave (Farmer's Market location)
When: Sunday, September 29, 12-6pm
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gigi BOTTEGA Back-to-School Sale on September 21

gigi BOTTEGA Back-to-School Sale on September 21

Teachers and students! Take 30% off with your valid teacher or student ID. 

And everyone else gets 20% off...just because! 

Where: gigi BOTTEGA | 612 Davis St.
When: Saturday, September 21, 11am-3pm
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Muscle & Moxie Self-Defense Class at TruFit on September 21

Muscle & Moxie Self-Defense Class at TruFit on September 21

Defending yourself doesn’t require superhuman strength. You just need to know how to use the strongest parts of your body against the weakest parts of theirs.
And that’s exactly what you’ll learn in this 3-hour workshop led by Muscles & Moxie fitness coach Sarah Laspas. The class includes simple verbal and physical self-defense techniques for women of ALL ages (even my mom will be there!) and fitness levels.

Space is limited to 12 women so sign up soon! 

Where: TruFit Personal Training Studio | 610 Davis St.
When: September 21, 10am-12pm
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Becky & Me Toys Hosts Annual Teacher Open House Sept. 22 & 24

Becky & Me Toys Hosts Annual Teacher Open House Sept. 22 & 24

Calling all Teachers! Come to Becky and Me Toys' 5th Annual “Teacher Open House!”  

Sunday, September 22nd from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday, September 24th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come learn about exciting games and activities to use in your classroom. All attendees will leave with a canvas bag filled with goodies! Everyone will also be entered in our raffle to win additional games, toys, and other great prizes for your classroom.

You’ll receive 20% off your entire purchase during the Open House with a teacher ID. Be sure to bring your school's tax ID so that your purchase can also be tax exempt. Plus, go home with an extra free game with a $25 or more purchase!

Fill out the RSVP form by September 19th for an extra entry in the raffle!
Please pass this along to your colleagues and teacher friends.


Where: Becky & Me Toys | 620 Grove St.
When: Sunday, Sept. 22, 1-3pm & Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6-7:30pm
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Cupitol Offers New Burger of the Month: The Mamasita!

Cupitol Offers New Burger of the Month: The Mamasita!

Every month, Cupitol features a special burger created by a staff member. This month is the Mamasita, created by Brenda at the Evanston location. It is a prime beef patty topped with chorizo, jalapeno, queso fresco and grilled onion. Yum! 

 

Where: Cupitol | 812 Grove Street
When: September
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Blick Hosts Free Demos & Workshops throughout September!

Blick Hosts Free Demos & Workshops throughout September!

If you haven't already, stop by the renovated Blick store in downtown Evanston to check out the new offerings including the Try-It Bar offering free demos and workshops ranging from pastel portraits to brush lettering to canvas stretching and more!

Where: Blick Evanston | 1755 Maple Ave.
When: September
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