Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Get Involved in Your North Shore Community This Weekend!

No matter where you live on Chicago’s North Shore, you’ll find a fantastic lifestyle! Whether you choose to settle down in Glencoe, Highland Park, Winnetka, Deerfield or Northbrook, you’ll discover the best school systems, communities, restaurants, events and local resources that offer convenience and comfortable living. As a North Shore Real Estate agent who’s lived and worked in the North Shore for over twenty years, I can assure you that you’ll enjoy living on the North Shore!

One of the things I love about the North Shore communities is their emphasis on and investment in the community. The North Shore as a whole wants to provide the best for their residents and wants each person to feel as though they’re an integral part of the community in which they live. Providing great events throughout the year is just one of the ways the North Shore encourages neighbors to get together, and family and friends to get out and experience their community.

If you are looking for something to do this weekend and currently live in the North Shore; you won’t want to miss out on these special events listed below! If you’re thinking about moving to the North Shore and want to get a feel for what the North Shore lifestyle has to offer, attending an event is a great way to do so. Take a look at what’s happening this weekend around the North Shore!


Family Movie Night on the Beach

Tower Road Park

Sheridan Rd & Tower Rd, Winnetka

Saturday, August 6 at 7:30pm

- This FREE Family Movie Night is a favorite for Winnetka residents! Family, friends and neighbors can bring their lawn chairs, blankets and food to the park and enjoy a movie on the big screen! This Saturday they’re showing Toy Story 3, so you won’t want to miss out! Grills are also provided for those who want to cook out before the movie begins.


Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival

Dawes Park

Sheridan Rd at Church St, Evanston

Saturday & Sunday, August 6 & 7 from 11am-6pm

- You don’t want to miss out on the annual Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival! Since 1973, this festival has been a favorite of Evanston residents as it allows for a chance to meet local artisans, musicians, food vendors and to hang out with neighbors, family and friends. This year is highlighted by live jazz and classical music, the Children’s Craft tent, a silent art auction and much more!


Northbrook Days Festival

Village Green
Shermer Rd & Meadow Rd, Northbrook

Friday - Sunday, August 5-7 from 6pm-11pm; Noon-11pm; 1pm-9pm

- This annual event is in its 87th year and is hosted by and raises funds for The Northbrook Civic Foundation. This non-profit organization seeks to enhance the quality of life for Northbrook residents through hosting and supporting various events. The Northbrook Days Festival is highlighted by live music, local artisans, local food vendors, carnival rides, games and prizes! You can view the entire schedule and more information on the Northbrook Days Festival website.

As you can see there’s an array of activities and ways to get involved in the North Shore communities this weekend. I hope you’re able to take advantage of a few of these events and enjoy part of what makes Chicago’s North Shore such a great place to call home.

For those of you who are considering relocating to the North Shore and have questions regarding the North Shore Real Estate market or would like to know more about the homes currently available in the North Shore; please let me know! My goal is to provide the best service and help you walk through each step of buying a home in the North Shore.

I would love to help you find your North Shore home!

Janie Bress
Your North Shore Real Estate Expert

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