Looking for something to do this weekend? No need to look far, because there’s a lot going on our end of the North Shore. Here’s a sampling of events to check out; and for more ideas, visit the GazeboNews Calendar. And please keep posting your events on this free and super-easy calendar!
Award-winning journalist Bill Kurtis will interview 2012 Local Legend John H. Bryan, who will share little-known stories of his life and work. Go behind the scenes at Crab Tree Farm, Millennium Park, the Modern Wing, Sara Lee, the NATO Summit, and even the White House. Tickets for this event are still available!
Local Legends takes place on Sat., Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. at Lake Forest High School’s Raymond Moore Auditorium. Tickets are $50 for this benefit event, and will be available at the door – you may also call 847.234.5253 or visit www.lflbhistory.org for advance reservations. Proceeds support the Historical Society’s exhibitions, programs and collections. Doors open at 3 p.m.
This weekend, Oct. 27 and 28, spirits descend upon Lake Bluff to bring the darker side of Lake Bluff’s past to life during the Lake Bluff History Museum’s biennial Ghost Walk.
This event, hosted by the Lake Bluff History Museum, is the museum’s primary fundraising effort. Tours depart every 15 minutes—from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday—from the Lake Bluff History Museum, 127 Scranton Ave., Lake Bluff. Each tour is approximately 90 minutes long.
Tickets must be purchased for a specific time slot and may be purchased online at ghostwalklakebluff.com or at the museum from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 28. Cost is $25 for adults, $10 for children (eighth grade and under).
The City of Lake Forest will host an official Chicago Griffins Rugby match on Sat., Oct. 27, 1 p.m., at Deerpath Park.
Lake Forest Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Halloween party this Sun., Oct. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. This free event will include games, a haunted house, entertainment and treats and candy for preschoolers through third-graders. The party is being held at the Lake Forest Recreation Center, 400 Hastings Rd. Register online.
Citadel Theatre’s presentation of Other People’s Money wraps up on Oct. 28. There are still tickets available for the Saturday (8 p.m.) and Sunday (3 p.m.) performances. General admission tickets cost $37.50 and can be purchased online. Performed in the West Campus performance space, 300 S. Waukegan Rd., Lake Forest.