Winter is here with new and varied ways for you to explore around town and online. Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting this week.
Don’t forget: limited capacities and vaccination requirements apply at many venues. Please check the details and for any updates before finalizing your plans!
See an Exciting New Play
Don’t miss your chance to see the newest Writers Theatre’s production, Wife of a Salesman, by playwright Eleanor Burgess. This story of marriage, scandal, and understanding promises to be must-see theater!
Date: Until Sun, Apr 3
Time: Fri, Mar 18 at 7:30 pm | Sat, Mar 19 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm | Sun, Mar 20 at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm
Cost: From $40
Location: Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct, Glencoe
More Info: writerstheatre.org
Learn About Turtles
Gather ‘round the Turtle Tales Bonfire for stories of the reclusive reptilians that range from humorous to intriguing as you enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. Afterwards, make a turtle shell craft that you can take home!
Date: Sat, Mar 19
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel St, Skokie
More Info: skokieparks.org
Celebrate the Festival of Colors
Enjoy celebrating Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, which celebrates the triumph of good over bad, and the arrival spring. Bring the whole family and to nosh on food from local vendors and dance to Bollywood music!
Date: Sat, Mar 19
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: Holi Colors for Sale: $2 (cash only)
Location: Downtown Evanston
More Info: facebook.com
Enjoy a Jazz Concert
Get your tickets for a show by the Christian Sands Trio. The group’s new album Be Water examines the element in all its glory, from a force of nature to a resource vital to our survival. Find some flowing peace during this performance!
Date: Sun, Mar 20
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: From $20
Location: Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston
More Info: evastonspace.co
Virtual: Explore Our Planet
Looking forward to Earth Day next month? Check out this great documentary, Our Earth, narrated by David Attenborough, which explores the beauty and diversity of Earth’s biomes.
More Info: watchdocumentaries.com