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The holidays seem to be coming earlier this year. Thanksgiving is a full week earlier than usual so everyone is already getting geared up for the fun. Here’s your guide to celebrations and festivities around the North Shore:
Evanston Holiday Open House and Tree-lighting Ceremony
Friday, November 16
4:00 – 9:00 pm
Fountain Square (interesection of Sherman Ave., David St. and Orrington Ave.)
Wilmette Holiday Parade and Festivities
Saturday, November 17 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Parade starts at 4th and Linden and travels to Village Center
Highland Park Tree-Lighting
Saturday, November 17 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Port Clinton Square (Central Ave. between 1st and 2nd St.)
Featuring music from the Highland Park HS marching band.
Lake Forest Tree-Lighting
Friday, November 23 at 4:30 pm
Carols, hot cocoa and Santa.
Glencoe Light the Lights
Friday, November 23 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm
675 Village Court (NW corner of Park and Vernon)
Featuring music by North Shore Harmonizers, hot cocoa and a visit from Santa
Glenview Holiday in the Park & Parade
Saturday, November 24 from
Parade goes west on Glenview Ave. from Our Lady of Perpetual Help to Jackman Park.
Chalet Family Holiday Celebration
Saturday and Sunday, November 24-25
11:00am -3:00 pm
3132 Lake Ave., Wilmette
Entertainment by Smarty Pants and Miss Dena; face-painting, balloon twisting, ornament making, s’mores, hot chocolate and hot cider. (847) 256-0561
Friday, November 30 at 6:00 pm
Metra Park (754 Elm)
Carolers dressed in Victorian attire and a visit from Mrs. Claus.
Santa will be at the Hubbard Woods Gazebo for pictures with the kids.
Coldwell Banker Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
568 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka
Horse drawn wagon rides, photos with Santa, crafts, cider and hot chocolate
Lake Bluff Tree-Lighting
Saturday, December 1frmo 10:00 to 5:00 pm
Listen to carolers and see Santa and his reindeer.
Northfield Holiday Winterfest
Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Community Center, 401 Wagner Rd.
Glen Town Center Holiday Merriment Celebration
Saturday, December 15 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm
Glen Town Cente
Horse-drawn sleigh rides, live reindeer petting zoo, strolling carolers and more.
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