SKOKIE: Food, theater, music, discuss, dance

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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

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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
SWEETS TO THE SWEET

GORILLA TANGO’S SKOKIE THEATRE, 7924 LINCOLN AVE.

2 P.M.

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
THE RIDES-STEPHEN STILLS, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD AND BARRY GOLDBERG

NORTH SHORE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 9501 SKOKIE BLVD., CENTER THEATRE

7:30 P.M.

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
BROADCAST FROM THE BLITZ: HOW EDWARD R. MURROW LED AMERICA IN WAR

ILLINOIS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM & EDUCATION CENTER, 9603 WOODS DRIVE

2-3:30 P.M.

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 education@ilhmec.org.

OCT. 31
HARRY KRAHMALKOV’S BAGELS

OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 7701 N. LINCOLN AVE., ROOM A142-152

11 A.M.

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 jewishstudies@oakton.edu for more information.

NOV. 9
PRINCESS BALL

OAKTON COMMUNITY CENTER,
4701
OAKTON ST.

5-7 P.M.

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.