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Holiday Cheers!: Seasonal Tasting
Celebrate not only the holidays, but also Repeal Day - the end of Prohibition. The Garden will do this Chicago-style with tastings of spirits, wine and winter brews that are all local. Also enjoy the surroundings of the Wonderland Express exhibition featuring trains and over 80 Chicago landmarks. Guests receive a wristband, tasting glass and tasting sheet. Light fare and drinks will be available for purchase.
Fine Art of Fiber
Viewers will enjoy an exhibition of more than 150 pieces, including quilts, various types of needle arts, knitting, weaving, wearable art, dolls and jewelry. Sales boutiques offer a similarly wide variety of items for sale, including woven and knitted pieces, artwear, traditional and contemporary quilts, handmade holiday gifts, and much more. There will also be fashion shows and lectures. Parking fees apply.
Rachel Barton Pine at Ravinia
Called “the definition of the ideal musician for the 21st century” by Yo-Yo Ma, cellist Mike Block joins Rachel Barton Pine to chronicle the flow of music from Bach to Bartók to the blues. Bennett Gordon Hall Ticket Price: $10
CITY: Highland Park
Wonderland Express at Chicago Botanic Garden
Take a magical trip to a winter wonderland of twinkling lights and holiday beauty at the Chicago Botanic Garden when we kick off the holiday season! Outside, 750,000 lights sparkle and welcome you and your family to the Garden's wonderland. Inside the Regenstein Center, a 10,000-square-foot exhibition of miniature trains winds over bridges, under trestles, past waterfalls, and through more than 80 mini-replicas of Chicago's favorite landmarks. Paul Busse, designer of the Model Railroad Garden, created this amazing exhibition exclusively for the Garden's holiday celebration.
Real Urban BBQ
Fast service barbecue in a casual atmosphere is the goal at Real Urban Barbecue. Counter service leads you through the ordering process where you choose your meats, sides, drinks and desserts. Meals can be enjoyed at one of the many available tables or carried out. Real Urban Barbecue offers family-style meals for carryout as well as special holidays orders for things like a Smoked Thanksgiving turkey. All meats are cooked on two smokers that are environmentally friendly and can smoke up to 600 pounds of meat a day. There is something for everyone to enjoy at Real Urban BBQ.
CITY: Highland Park
The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival
The City of Highwood is honored to once again transform into Pumpkin Fest headquarters. This event orchestrates fan favorite activities including a pet costume contest, Light Up the Night Parade, 5K Pumpkin Run, Walk & Kids’ Dash, onsite carving, nightly pumpkin wall lighting ceremonies, hay rides, pumpkin bowling, pony rides, petting zoo, carnival rides, kids crafts, live entertainment, pumpkin beer tasting, and seasonal food and beverage vendors galore.
J. Alexander's Restaurant
Upscale contemporary American restaurant known for its wood-fired cuisine. The menu features a wide selection of American classics, including steaks, prime rib of beef, fresh seafood, as well as salads, sandwiches and desserts.
Go Roma Italian Kitchen
If life gives you tomatoes, make sauce. Better yet, we'll make it for you. At Go Roma Real Easy Italian, we pride ourselves on serving real hearty soups, fresh salads, hot Italian panini, hand-stretched artisan pizza and real Italian pastas and classics. Everything on the Go Roma menu is fresh and made to order. Stop by to savor real, easy Italian for yourself.
This cozy and contemporary offspring of the legendary Father and Son Restaurant group is family owned and operated, preparing all of its specialties from scratch using fresh ingredients. The thin-crust pizza, a house favorite, can be tossed using whole wheat, seven-grain crusts or prepared with Abbe's Gluten Free. Don't overlook the BBQ ribs, broasted chicken, healthy, salads and sandwiches.
The world’s leading natural and organic food supermarket and Americas first national certified organic grocer. The Whole Foods Market motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet” captures the company’s mission to find success in customer satisfaction and wellness. Each store features a bakery, prepared foods section, specialty section that includes beer, wine, cheese and candy, butcher and more.
Stir Crazy Fresh Asian Grill
Savor freshly prepared Asian dishes featuring the bold and delicious flavors of Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese food. The highly-acclaimed menu offers more than 50 dishes ranging from traditional Chinese favorites to innovative specialties from across Asia. Features over 35 great wines by the glass or bottle.
Sur La Table
Over 35 years, Sur La Table has exemplified the Art of Soul and Cooking offering an extensive assortment of products including bakeware, barware, books, cleaning products, cookware, cutlery, electrics, furnishings, gadgets, glassware, grilling tools, linens, serving pieces, table décor and more. Cooking classes are available for all levels whether you are a beginner or an expert. Hone your culinary skills and enjoy the vast array of merchandise to elevate your cooking experience.
Village Inn Pizzeria Glenview
The best pizza on the North Shore is now available in Glenview. Carry-out, delivery and dine-in available. B.Y.O.B
Offering a distinctive entertainment and dining venue, Pinstripes celebrates 'sophisticated fun' in its warm and inviting 45,000 square foot indoor/outdoor facility complete with eighteen bowling lanes, six bocce courts, exceptional Italian-American bistro and wine cellar, outdoor patio and fireplace and beautifully appointed event and party rooms.
Meatheads Burgers and Fries
Serving fresh-never frozen beef, fresh cut-fries and hand-dipped shakes in an inviting and family-friendly atmosphere. Bring your appetite and enjoy the many options of their delicious hamburgers. Burger Bars available for your off-site parties, too!
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
A fun, family friendly restaurant with a full menu that features award-winning traditional wings, boneless wings, chicken tenders, naked tenders, spun in one of 14 signature sauces. From barbeque to blazin, there's a sauce for everyone in the family. The menu also includes burgers wraps, salads, ribs and more. With a multitude of plasmas and big screen tv's it's the perfect place to watch your favorite team.
Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook
Conveniently located near popular area attractions like the Botanic Gardens, Allstate Concert Arena, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Woodfield Mall, the Crowne Plaza Northbrook’s 318 guest rooms feature free high-speed Internet access, a microwave, fridge, work desk and 32” flat panel TV. There is a Health and Fitness Center which has an outdoor pool. Willows, is the hotel’s full-service restaurant and The Scoreboard is the lobby bar.
Serving an eclectic menu of fresh seafood, steaks, and tasty appetizers in a contemporary yet warm environment. Part of the Lettuce Entertain You stable of award-winning restaurants. Open for lunch and dinner daily.
Pancetta Regional Kitchen + Bar
Italian-inspired flavors and style-forward design are the core elements that went into creating Pancetta. The menu tempts a wide range of palates with top quality ingredients and thoughtfully prepared dishes served in a sleek yet casual space. Favorites include the spinach salad dressed with signature "naughty" pancetta dressing and the Gigli Pasta with grilled flaked salmon and melted leeks in a light gorgonzola cream sauce. Call and ask about live music performances in our intimate lounge...complete with handcrafted cocktails, creative bar bites and full dinner.
Highland Park Country Club
Highland Park Country Club is an immaculately maintained 18-hole public golf course offering an unforgettable challenge for players of all skill levels. Located just 25 minutes north of Chicago, Highland Park's scenic beauty and world-class amenities make it the perfect locale for golf outings, weddings, banquets and fundraising events.
CITY: Highland Park
One of Chicagoland's best Mexican restaurants. Favorite dishes include made-to-order guacamole and unique fajitas which are served sizzling hot in lava stone molcajetes. Featuring a wide variety of meat and seafood dishes in both traditional and modern Mexican preparations, alongside a seemingly endless list of tequilas to be enjoyed by themselves or in a fresh squeezed margarita.
Sheraton Chicago Northbrook
The Sheraton Chicago Northbrook’s 161 deluxe guests rooms offer ultra-comfortable Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed and an oversized bath. The hotel’s full service restaurant, Connections, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Located in the upscale residential community of Northbrook, the hotel is within walking distance of many restaurants and shops.
Part of the popular chain of Francesca restaurants that began in 1992 with the original Mia Francesca in Chicago, the menu features the same generous portions of Northern Italian food with dishes from Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. The menu changes daily to utilize seasonal ingredients, and there are additional off-the-menu specials.
Embassy Suites Chicago North Shore
A luxurious newly renovated all-suite ideally located for travelers wanting first class room accommodations and guest services. Suites feature king or two double beds with plush extra-long Serta® Sweet Dreams mattresses, separate living area with sofa sleeper, microwave, refrigerator, wet bar, two 32" flat screen TVs, video games, cable TV and high speed internet access. A stay always includes a full cooked to order breakfast and nightly manager's reception. Enjoy the pool, work out in the fitness center, which features the latest Precor equipment or dine in at our new restaurant. Take advantage of the sleek meeting and banquet facilities by throwing a boisterous bash in our Lincolnshire & Deerbrook Ballrooms with 2,000 sq. ft. of combined space, or an intimate corporate session in the Executive Boardroom Suite.