SKOKIE: Food, theater, music, discuss, dance
Fun with farmers: Vendors such as Tim (from left) and Heather Horcher help visitors, including Pammie Witherbee and Jimmy Lynn, enjoy their time at the Skokie Farmers Market. | Mike Isaacs~Sun-Times Media
Now UNTIL OCT. 27, EVERY SUNDAY
SKOKIE FARMERS MARKET
VILLAGE GREEN, 5127 OAKTON ST.
7:30 A.M. – 12:45 P.M.
What it is: For more than a quarter of a century, farmers and vendors have been selling their fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses and flowers at this community event.
What else you need to know: Call (847) 673-0500 for more information. Bring reusable bags if you have them.
SEPT. 7, 8, 14, 15 GORILLA TANGO’S SKOKIE THEATRE, 7924 LINCOLN AVE.
SWEETS TO THE SWEET
GORILLA TANGO’S SKOKIE THEATRE, 7924 LINCOLN AVE.
What it is: The classic Shakespeare Hamlet play retold from a female perspective.
What else you need to know: This is a family show, rated G. Visit www.gorillatango.com for more information.
SEPT. 11 NORTH SHORE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 9501 SKOKIE BLVD., CENTER THEATRE
THE RIDES-STEPHEN STILLS, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD AND BARRY GOLDBERG
NORTH SHORE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 9501 SKOKIE BLVD., CENTER THEATRE
What it is: Listen to celebrated musicians play blues-rock from their new album, “Can’t Get Enough.”
What else you need to know: Visit www.northshorecenter.org/events/the-rides for ticket information. Prices range from $58-$100.
SEPT. 29 ILLINOIS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM & EDUCATION CENTER, 9603 WOODS DRIVE
BROADCAST FROM THE BLITZ: HOW EDWARD R. MURROW LED AMERICA IN WAR
ILLINOIS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM & EDUCATION CENTER, 9603 WOODS DRIVE
What it is: Greg Burns, Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member, and Philip Seib, Director of the Center on Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California, lead a talk on Seib’s book, “Broadcast from the Blitz.”
What else you need to know: Reservations are required; call (847) 967-4800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
OCT. 31 OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 7701 N. LINCOLN AVE., ROOM A142-152
HARRY KRAHMALKOV’S BAGELS
OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 7701 N. LINCOLN AVE., ROOM A142-152
What it is: A discussion lead by Bruce Kraig, Ph.D. about how traditional Jewish dishes became assimilated into American style food. Kraig also talks about his own immigrant grandfather who had a hand in introducing bagels and other Jewish foods into America.
What else you need to know: This event, sponsored by Jewish Studies with a grant from Oakton’s Educational Foundation, is free and open to the public. Contact Wendy Maier-Sarti at (847) 635-1458 or email@example.com for more information.
OAKTON COMMUNITY CENTER,
4701 OAKTON ST.
What it is: Dancing and dining with three Disney princesses for children ages 3 years and up.
What else you need to know: Pre-register under the child’s name; registration will not be taken at the door. Visit www.skokieparks.org for more information.