Upcoming and Annual Events

Upcoming Events

Peace, Love & Light Central - Support Local Businesses!

Peace, Love & Light Central - Support Local Businesses!

This holiday season, let’s keep the lights shining bright on Central Street. Let’s visit our local shops to gift from our hearts. Let’s double the impact of each and every gift we buy and invest in a local business. And in doing so, let’s share the peace, love and light on Central Street with everyone. Because if there was ever a year to bundle up, explore locally, and gift with an impact, this one is it.

In an effort to provide more time and space for you to shop, Central Street Evanston is hosting Late Night Thursdays and Small Business Saturdays every week through December. Businesses are taking all precautions to provide safe shopping experiences, requiring masks at all times, limiting then number of customers in their stores, providing hand sanitizer and offering online shopping with local delivery and shipping.

Where: Central Street Evanston
When: November & December
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Evanston Art Center Hosts Annual Art Expo

Evanston Art Center Hosts Annual Art Expo

The Evanston Art Center’s Winter Arts & Crafts Expo is one of the largest and most celebrated craft shows in the Chicago area. The annual Winter Expo features original arts and crafts by over 140 selected artisans, featuring works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed-media, and more.

GENERAL SHOPPING
November 20 – December 20
Monday - Friday, 9am–7pm
Saturday & Sunday, 9am-4pm

(Closed Thursday, November 26 for Thanksgiving)

The EAC is free and open to the public.

Where: 1717 Central St.
When: Nov. 20 - Dec. 20
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Gracie's Celebrates 8 Years with Month of Sales!

Gracie's Celebrates 8 Years with Month of Sales!

Gracie's turned 8 years this month and wants to celebrate by giving back to their loyal shoppers! Throughout November, look for special sales every week! Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for sale details.

Where: Gracie's | 1939 Central Street
When: November
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Sew on Central Thanksgiving Workshops for Kids

Sew on Central Thanksgiving Workshops for Kids

These fun and inventive workshops are available for 7 to 12 year boys and girls. We will sew a fun holiday pillow for either Christmas, Hanukkah or Winter. You will be amazed what your child can do with fabric, needle, thread and machine! This workshop is for beginning and intermediate crafters.

Maximum 6 children. $45

Where: Sew on Central | 1937 Central St.
When: Wed. Nov. 25 & Fri, Nov. 27, 9:30-11:30am
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Thanksgiving Day Specials from Central Street Businesses!

Thanksgiving Day Specials from Central Street Businesses!

Whether you are looking for a pie, bread, turkey and sides, sweet treats, appetizers or more for your Thanksgiving dinner, you can find it at businesses on Central Street! Check out the offerings below and place an order today!

Where: Central Street Evanston
When: Now thru Nov. 25
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Annual Events

Peace, Love & Light on Central Street This Holiday Season

Peace, Love & Light on Central Street This Holiday Season

Shop Early, Shop Local, Shop Safe on Central Street this holiday season! Join us on every Thursday and Saturday for shopping specials and bring dinner home from one of Central Street's many restaurants. Let's support our local businesses this holiday season.
When: Thursday and Saturdays in November & December

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