Get Out: Your Weekend Of Theatre, Jazz, Books and Chocolate
Your weekend planner for fun activities in Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield.
Here's some ideas for fun things to do this weekend. For more information on any of the activities, click on the name of the event. Have a great weekend!
Where/When: Winnetka Community House // Thurs.-Fri. at 7 p.m. and Sat. 10:30 a.m.
Why Go: Come see some of Winnetka's brightest young stars on stage in "Star Struck," an hour-long comedy-musical.
Price: Tickets are $8.
Where/When: Misner Auditorium at Glencoe Central School // Thurs.-Fri. at 7 p.m. and Sat.-Sun. at 2 p.m.
Why Go: Students from Glencoe's Central School are putting on a production of "Footloose." For a preview of the show, click here.
Price: Tickets are $12.50
Where/When: Winnetka Public Library // 3:30 p.m. Satuday
Why Go: Take your tyke to the Winnetka Public Library for an afternoon of arts and crafts.
Where/When: Zia Gallery // 5 p.m. Friday
Why Go: Check out the newest works at Zia Gallery -- photographs, paintings and other works made from medical diagnostic film from three artists. The show runs through March 19.
Where/When: Platform Tennis Facility // 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday
Why Go: Middle-schoolers are invited to play paddle tennis and eat pizza after. Price: $25 and registration is available online.
Where/When: Hubbard Woods Park // 1-2:15 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: Celebrate winter with the Winnetka Park District at Hubbard Woods Park. There will be activities and refreshments.
Where/When: New Trier Winnetka campus // Saturday
Why Go: Come hear some of the country's most talented jazz musicians at the New Trier festival. For a complete program and more information, click the link above.
Where/When: Winnetka YO at the Winnetka Community House // 2-10 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: Stop by the YO to make Valentine's Day cards and other handmade greetings.
Where/When: Chicago Botanic Garden // 9:30-11 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: Pack up your family and brew up some tasty hot chocolate.
Where/When: Northfield Library // 2 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: Celebrate all that is wonderful about chocolate with candy bouquets, games and stories.
11. A Celebration of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Where/When: Winnetka Library // 3 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: Young readers will enjoy an adventure with a Little House on the Prairie theme.