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6 Fun Things To Do On The North Shore Sept. 27th-29th, 2013

 

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  “Rolling Out This Weekends Fun!”

Friday, September 27th

Daddy & Daughter Dance from 6.30-8.30pm
Woman’s Club of Wilmette
930 Greenleaf Ave. Wilmette
Suggested Age: 3-10
Treat your little princess to a magical evening by taking her to this special dance. We’ll have music for dancing and games for fun. Learn some line dances and take part in a limbo contest. Indulge in a build-your-own sundae bar. Each couple will receive a 5 x 7 photo of their special night out. You are welcome to bring more than one daughter. Register @ Wilmette Park District.

Dad & Son Ultimate Challenge from 6.30-8pm
Northfield Park District
401 Wagner Rd Northfield
Enjoy a night of fun at the Northfield Park District! Your sons will challenge you in a variety of activities. Dinner will be served after the games. For more info call: 847.446.4428

Saturday, September 28th

Coffee in the Park @ 10am
Friends Park in Glencoe
At the corner of Vernon and Tudor
Bring the kids out to the new
Friends park & enjoy a cup of coffee
provided by the Glencoe Social Club.

Artists in Residence Presents: OPEN AIR (art show) from 4-8pm
348 Tudor Ct, Glencoe
Artists in Residence (AIR) is a cooperative studio space for visual artists.
For more information about the studio, or art classes offered stop by.

Saturday Night Fever from 5-8pm
Wilmette Village Center
Located east of Green Bay Rd &
centered around the metra station
in Wilmette’s business district.
Enjoy special offers from local
merchants and refreshments!

Sunday, September 29th

Focusing on Nature: Annual Student Botanical
Photography Exhibition from 9am-7pm
Chicago Botanical Gardens
1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe
Join us for Focusing on Nature, our annual exhibition of botanical photography by students of the Joseph Regenstein, Jr. School of the Chicago Botanic Garden. The exhibition will feature works by more than 20 students schooled in photography classes at the Garden.

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6 Fun Thing To Do On The North Shore Sept 20-22, 2013

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Friday September 20th, 2013
Autumn Fest Highland Park from 4-7pm
Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Road, Highland Park
Live reptiles, a campfire, crafts, games, nature walks,
hayrides, a pumpkin hunt & food available for purchase.

Rhyme-time from 9.30-10 or 10.30-11am
Wilmette Public Library
Stories, rhymes and songs.

Saturday September 21st, 2013
Fall Fest Winnetka from 2-6pm
Little Duke Field
1259 Cherry St, Winnetka
Food, music, beverages, car show, touch a truck & wine tasting.

Bike Winnetka from noon (check in), 1pm (ride)
Start/finish at Cherry st (South of Winnetka Ice Arena)
Only 6$, register at Winnetka Park District or
www.winpark.org

Calm Kids, Healthy Kids from 11-11.30am
Wilmette Public Library
Join Samana Jasper of kidz n moms to learn simple self
Regulation tools to lower stress and increase enjoyment each day.
Must register, call 847.256.6935

Sunday September 22nd, 2013
Children’s Carnival from 10-2pm
Hubbard Woods Park
939 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka
Carnival rides, inflatables, face painting & games
Concert featuring: “Mr. Singer”
Food from Lou Malnati’s

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Missing Out May Leave You Feeling Sour…

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Do you question whether or not now is the
right time for you and your family to
purchase a home?

Now is the time to recognize the
return of the housing market and take advantage
of home ownership. Real estate can have very
attractive returns. Though it can be an up and
down market, purchasing at a time when
home values are down, is a great way to minimize
your risk. Locking into a low interest rate on
your mortgage is still an opportunity that exists,
making now an opportune time to buy. If you have
questions as to what the market may have in store
for you, give us a call. We are here to help.

 

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3 Fun Things To Do On The North Shore~ Sept 13-15, 2013

 

Friday, September 16th

Stories in the Woods
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: $8*
Location: Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
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Adult/Child, Ages 3-6.

Enjoy story time with a naturalist and then play a game, take a short hike and create a craft to take home. Morning and afternoon sessions on the same day are the same. No pre-registration required. *Adult & child, $3/additional family member. For more information, call 847.433.6901.

 

Saturday, September 16th

Little Diggers @ Chicago Botanical Gardens
11:00am-noon
2,3 & 4 year olds will learn about fruits and vegetables, discover animals, experience the changing seasons, and more! Each class begins with an interactive group period, followed by time for children to try a variety of hands-on activities. All classes include a plant potting activity and a walk outdoors or in the Greenhouses (weather permitting).

To Find out more visit:
http://www.chicagobotanic.org/littlediggers

 

 

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Sunday, September 15th

North Shore Triathlon

Beginning and ending in Wilmette’s Gillson Park. This sprint triathlon begins at 6:45 a.m. and will consist of a refreshing 400m swim in Lake Michigan, a scenic 20k bike through the villages of Wilmette, Kenilworth and Winnetka, and a fast 5k run through Wilmette.

To register go to:
www.trinorthshore.com

A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to the Wilmette Park District’s Family Scholarship Fund.

 

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5 Fun Things To Do on The North Shore Sept. 6-8, 2013

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Friday, September 6th
Art Opening: Peggy Mcgee @ The
Wilmette Public Library from 7-8.30pm

Saturday, September 7th
“Touch a Truck”
From 10am-noon @ Sunset Woods Park
1801 Sunset Rd
highland Park, IL 60035
Cost is Free!
2013 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost:FREE!

Glencoe Social Clubs
Adult Beach Party ~
Saturday Night, September 7
6:30 Cocktails / 7:30 Dinner
Glencoe Beach Trellis ~ Mediterranean cuisine
Each ticket includes cocktails and dinner

$55 per person (members)
$65 per person (non-members)

Purchase your tickets now:
http://www.glencoesocialclub.com/events-3/

Friday September 7th & Sunday the 8th
@ Chicago Botanical Gardens
Get close to nature and discover where food comes from
with fun, free activities! Located in the Regenstein
Fruit & veg garden from 11am-4pm

Friday Sept 6th, Sunday the 7th & Sunday the 8th
Now through November 10th
The Writers Theatre presents: Pig Pens The Old Man & The Old Moon
325 Tudor Court
Glencoe, IL 60022

For more info visit:
http://www.writerstheatre.org/

North Shore Views is the official website of the Come Home North Shore team and the most comprehensive online source for North Shore Chicago real estate and community information. Whether you are looking for market statistics, homes for sale or local events, North Shore Views has it all at your fingertips. Browse information regarding our communities, market data, luxury homes, lakefront property, schools and what you should know about making the move to the North Shore.

 

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Family Fun on the Farm

Family Fun on the FarmDo you have a hankering for some good old fashioned family fun?

Then pack up a picnic supper and bring the whole family over to Wagner Farm for a memorable time! After you have your picnic you can work off those calores at the barn dance from 5-8 pm. The Chicago Barn Dance Company will have a square dance caller to lead you through various dances and reels that everyone can join in on.

Need a breather after all that do-si-do? Explore the hands-on exhibits in the museum or take a tractor-pulled wagon ride and then enjoy an ice cream sundae.

The event is Saturday, September 7 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

Admission is $5.00 (free for kids 2 and under).

Wagner Farm is located at 1510 Wagner Road in Glenview. Call 847-657-1506 or visit glenviewparks.org.

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4 Fun Things To Do On The North Shore~ August 30- September 1, 2013

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Let’s Get This Labor Day Weekend Started!

 

Friday, August 30th

Alabama @ Ravinia
400 Iris Lane, Highland Park
Gates open at 5pm. Tickets $33-$100

Saturday, August 31st

Disney’s Peter Pan
2pm @ the Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook

Cheap Trick @ Ravinia
400 Iris Lane, Highland Park
Gates open at 5pm. Tickets 32$ for lawn

Sunday, September 1st

Annual Mushroom Show @
Chicago’s Botanical Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe
10am-4pm, with activities for the whole family!

North Shore Views is the official website of the Come Home North Shore team and the most comprehensive online source for North Shore Chicago real estate and community information. Whether you are looking for market statistics, homes for sale or local events, North Shore Views has it all at your fingertips. Browse information regarding our communities, market data, luxury homes, lakefront property, schools and what you should know about making the move to the North Shore. 

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5 Fun Things To Do On The North Shore: August 23-25, 2013

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Don’t let the end of summer get you down… there’s still much to do! Here is what’s happening…

Kohls museum glenview il

Fri & Sat:9.30-5 and Sun 12-5 till September 1
2100 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL
Children under 1- free
Children & adults- $9.50
Spin: The Science of Rotation, is an exciting exhibit that explores the fun —and science — of objects that rotate. Using interactive exhibits and real-life examples, guests of all ages will explore the science behind spinning toys, sports, transportation, space travel, entertainment and even the Universe.

Movies In Nature: Over The Hedge

August 24th from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
@ The Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
FREE!
Bring the kids and the blankets for an evening at Heller (picnic optional)! Music Institute of Chicago faculty and friends will start us off with an engaging twilight family concert, then at 8:15 we’ll screen Over The Hedge under the stars (or indoors if it rains). Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Film may be subject to change. No pre-registration required.

Last Blast of Summer Block Party

August 24th from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
@ Winnetka Community House
620 Lincoln Ave
Admission is free, a $20 wristband is required for certain activities including carnival games, inflatables, the rock wall and pony rides.
Winnetka Community House is joining with many local organizations to finish out summer with a fun block party for the whole community! Bring the whole family August 24 for games, music, food, crafts and celebrate everything that makes the North Shore great!

Schedule of events:
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.- Pet Parade Registration
12:00–1:00 p.m.- Pet Parade
1:00–1:45 p.m.- Jordan Xidas
1:45–2:00 p.m.- Children’s Theatre of Winnetka
2:00–3:00 p.m.- Villiage Follies
3:00–4:00 p.m.- Bob Solone
4:00–4:15 p.m.- Children’s Theatre of Winnetka
5:00–7:00 p.m. Bopology
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Ravinia

Chicago
August 24th & 25th, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
418 Sheridan Rd Highland Park
Reserved $105/$90
Lawn $38**
**Lawn ticket prices are increased by $5 on the day of the show
Gates open at 4:30 PM

Family Fun Fest~ Lake Forest

August 25th from 11am-1pm
801 N Lake Rd, Lake Forest
Lawn games, touch a truck & raffle
Pre register or
$25 for adults & $15 for children

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5 Fun Things To Do On the North Shore~ August 16-18

 

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Kids drop in for a fun afternoon craft project!
August 16 from 3.30-4.30 pm @ Winnetka Public Library
768 Oak St, Winnetka

Starlight Theatre Presents: Sinatra~Swing w/ Bopology
August 16th from 8-10 pm
Wallace Bowl @ Gillson Park, Wilmette

North Shore’s First Craft Beer Festival
Saturday August 17th from noon to 4.30 pm
130 Highwood Ave, Highwood

Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival
Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18
from 9-2 pm @ Chicago Botanical Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe

Tomato Festival
Sunday August 18th from 1-3 pm
Shelton Park, Glencoe

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Let the Bidding Begin

 

 

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In today’s competitive real estate market, homebuyers are willing to bid above asking price in order to acquire the home of their dreams. But what is driving home buyers into a bidding war? The number one factor is a lack of inventory. Today’s buyers are aware of the inventory shortage and are more willing to “pay to win” in order to close on their ideal home.

Some homebuyers are even willing to pay the seller’s closing costs, just to sweeten their offer. Our best advice to a buyer in a multiple offer situation would be to go in with your highest or near highest offer. Download our Guide to Buying a Home of the North Shore here.

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