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THe North shore weekend

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Events to attend on the North Shore in the

Gogh Green: Pre-Owned Art Sale


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. | 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 |

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.


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) | |

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. | 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 |


| The Art Center – Highland Park | 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | theartcenterhp. 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

Dog Adoption

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.

week ahead

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.



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 | 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 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

The North Shore Weekend EAST, Issue 45  

Featuring the news and personalities of Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Glencoe, Highland Park, Lake Forest & Lake Bluff, Illino...

The North Shore Weekend EAST, Issue 45  

Featuring the news and personalities of Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Glencoe, Highland Park, Lake Forest & Lake Bluff, Illino...