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2:44 am CST February 28, 2020



(1150 Willow Road, (847) 480-2323)

From open until close all week: bowling and bocce

Glenbrook North High School

(2300 Shermer Road)

6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27: Winter Sports Awards Night 

Village Presbyterian Church

(1300 Shermer Road)

7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 7: Annual Pancake festival 

River Trail Nature Center

(3120 Milwaukee Ave.)

11 a.m. Sunday March 15: Maple Syrup Festival 


Johnny’s Kitchen 

(1740 Milwaukee Ave. (847) 699-9999)

7:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday: Live Music

Oil Lamp Theater 

(1723 Glenview Road) 

Running until March 1: Jake’s Women 

Potato Creek Johnny’s 

(1850 Waukegan Road) 

8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29: What Happens On Leap Day, Stays In Leap Day!

Ten Ninety Brewing Co. 

(1025 N. Waukegan Road, (224) 432-5472)

7-9 p.m. every Thursday: Trivia Night 


The Gorton Center (John and Nancy Hughes Theater)

(400 East Illinois Road)

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28: Open Mic Night 

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest

(700 Sheridan Road)

10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29: Tiffany Stained Glass Window Tour with Paul Bergmann

Lake Forest Rec Center

(400 Hastings Road)

9 a.m. March 7: Mother and Son Pancake Breakfast 

Cressey Center for the Arts 

(1500 Kennedy Road)

5 p.m. Saturday, March 14: Lake Forest Dance Academy Benefit: Passion to Dance 


Fred’s Garage 

(574 Green Bay Road)

Every Friday: Fred’s Garage Fish Fry Fridays 

Winnetka Community House

(620 Lincoln Ave.)

2 p.m. Sunday, March 1: Sweat Fest 

New Trier High School 

(385 Winnetka Ave.)

5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28: Winter Carnival 

March 6-March 8: Choir-Opera Musical: Jesus Christ Superstar 


Tapas Gitana

(310 N. Happ Road)

6 p.m. every other Sunday: Live music  


Chicago Botanic Garden 

(1000 Lake Cook Road)

Starting Feb. 8 running until March 22: The Orchid Show

Writers Theatre 

(325 Tudor Court) 

Running until March 15: “Stick Fly”

Takiff Center

6:30 p.m. March 6: Sculpt and Sip 


Wilmette Bowling Center

(1901 Schiller Ave.,(847) 251-0705)

11 a.m.-9 p.m. (10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday): Glow bowling and pizza all week long

Wilmette Historical Museum 

(609 Ridge Road) 

1 p.m. Sunday, March 1: Exhibit Opening: Wilmette Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Wilmette Theatre 

(1122 Central Ave.)

Feb. 29 and March 1: Chicago Irish Film Festival 

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