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Gogh Green: Pre-Owned Art Sale
SUNDAY, AUGUST 18
The last day of The Art Center–Highland Park’s annual recycled art sale, which offers thousands of paintings, prints, sculptures, jewelry, furniture and more. Each year, The Art Center–Highland Park resells donated art pieces to raise funds for its Art School Scholarship Fund. All artwork is now half price.
| Evanston Art Center and the NorthShore University HealthSystem | 2603 Sheridan Road, Evanston | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | evanstonartcenter.org or 847-475-5300 | On view for the first time, the NorthShore University HealthSystem’s collection of American craft displays numerous pieces from the 29-year history of the American Craft Expo. It features the work of 39 artists. Exhibition runs through Aug. 25
Monday Night Car Show
Originally from Poland, Voy Madeyski is a retired architect and painter living in Highland Park. His abstract enamel renderings depict tumultuous cityscapes.
| Westfield Old Orchard | 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie | 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Free | 847-433-2400 or mondaynightcarshows.com |
Summer Fridays: Author Derek Sherman
As many as 200 cars will be on display including classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, motorcycles and vintage military vehicles. This is an event for car enthusiasts and novices alike. Come enjoy a summer night full of music, food, prizes, hourly raffles, and fun supporting Monday Night Car Shows, Inc., every Monday night through Sept. 3.
Local resident Derek Sherman will discuss his new novel, “Race Across the Sky,” a story of ultramarathons, biotechnology, and family. A book signing will follow the program, and refreshments will be served.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 17
Highwood Craft Beer Festival | City of Highwood | 103 Highwood Ave., Everts Park, Highwood | Noon-5:30 p.m. | Tickets: $40 in advance, $50 at the door ($15 for designated drivers) | highwoodcraftbeerfest.com |
NU Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, Evanston
The Art of Craft
| Re-invent Gallery | 202 Wisconsin Ave., Lake Forest | Opening Reception: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. | reinventlf.com or 224-544-5961 |
| Lake Forest Book Store | 680 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest | 7 p.m. | To reserve a copy of the book, call 847-234-4420 |
Proceeds support ovarian cancer research.
| Jolly Good Fellows and Placing Paws | 270 Market Square, Lake Forest | 1 p.m.-3 p.m. | 847-861-2000 |
FRIDAY, AUGUST 16
| The Art Center – Highland Park | 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | theartcenterhp. org |
americancraftexpo.org (224) 364 -7270 B e n e f i t P re v i e w P a r t y A u g u s t 2 2
Jolly Good Fellows is partnering with Placing Paws for a dog adoption open house. Stop by the sweet boutique for a chance to meet dogs and puppies looking for a home.
August 23–25, 2013
08/17 – 08/18/13
The Highwood Craft Beer Festival will feature more than 70 craft beers from 30 breweries. General admission tickets include: 20 three-ounce drink tickets, souvenir glass, wristband, a brewer’s list card, map of event and access to live music and entertainment. Designated drivers are welcome at a reduced cost. 21 and older only.
MONDAY, AUGUST 19
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
Sip & Shop Event Series | Westfield Old Orchard Shopping Center | 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. | Free; RSVP required at westfield.com/oldorchard/ | Sip & Shop is a wine series during which customers enjoy wine and spirits tastings, food, special offers and promotions from participating retailers, as well as entertainment. The event is free but RSVP only. Guests will receive a program guide outlining all “stops and special offers,” as well as a gift bag. Want to submit your North Shore event to Goings On About Towns? Send an email with the particulars and the subject heading “GOAT” to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 10 days before publication, and we will do our best to get it in.
City of Lake Forest
Celebrating America’s Farmers June 22–October 12 : Saturdays 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Downtown Lake Forest www.cityoflakeforest.com
Published on Aug 16, 2013
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