EAT - SHOP - PLAY

We are passionate about celebrating our wonderful community and the small businesses and people that make it a special place to live and work.

Please scroll down for highlights of where to EAT, SHOP and PLAY this week, October 11 - October 17: πŸŽƒ

Friday, October 11
πŸ’Ό 7:15 am - Chamber B4 Work Lifeworking Coworking
🍡 10:00 am - Tea & Talk with Author Rebecca Makkai Lake Forest Library(register at www.lfreads.org)
πŸ‘Ά 10:30 - 11:00 am - Tot Time at Lake Bluff Public Library
πŸ“š 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Rebecca Makkai - Author Event & Book Signing at Lake Forest Book Store (call bookstore to register 234-4420)
πŸ¦‡ 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Busting Bat Myths at Lake Forest Open Lands Association

Friday, October 11 & Saturday, October 12
πŸ₯• 7:00 am - 1:00 pm - Elawa Farm Garden Market

Saturday, October 12
🐝 8:00 am - 12:00 noon - Intro to Bees & Beekeeping hosted by Gorton Center (register at www.gorton.org)
πŸ§˜β€β™‚οΈ 9:30 - 10:30 - FREE class at Body & Brain Yoga Tai-Chi (Libertyville)
🍯 11:00 am/1:00 pm - Winnie the Pooh presented by Citadel Theatre at Gorton Center
🌎 1:00 pm - The Codebreaker and the POW: A Family Legacy of WWII hosted by the National Museum of the American Sailor (Free, Open to the Public)
✏️ 1:00 - 4:00 pm - Free Practice ACT Lake Forest Library (Registration Required)
πŸŽ‰ 7:00 - 11:00 pm - The Bash! benefitting the Mothers Trust Foundation(tickets available through Mother's Trust)
πŸ‘» Deadline to Register for Trunk or Treat at the Lake Bluff Park District

Sunday, October 13
🍯 11:00 am/1:00 pm - Winnie the Pooh presented by Citadel Theatre at Gorton CenterπŸ€“ 1:00 - 5:00 pm - Teen Study Sundays Lake Forest Library (Drop-in)

πŸ₯³Β 11:00 - 4:00 pm - Lake Forest Book Store 70th Anniversary Celebration (Food, Drinks, Giveaways and 10% off all Purchases)
🏎 1:00 - 4:00 pm - Lake Forest 'Then & Now' Auto Show hosted by the LF/LB Chamber of Commerce & City of Lake Forest, Illinois Government(911 Telegraph Road/West LF Train Station) (Free Admission)
πŸ”ͺ 2:30 - 4:30 pm - Knife & Tool Sharpening at Pasquesi Home & Gardens, Lake Bluff
πŸŽ₯ 4:00 pm - From Stage to Screen: Hook co-presented by Citadel Theatre Education and the Gorton Center

Monday, October 14
πŸ–Ό 11:00 - 4:00 pm - Drop-In Maker Mania Lake Forest Library
❀️ 7:00 pm - Healthy Relationships and Your Teen Lake Forest Library (Registration Required)
πŸ§’ Kids Eat FREE at Little Tails Bar & Grill
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Woodrow Wilson Exhibit Opens at History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff

Tuesday, October 15
πŸ‰ 4:30 - 5:30 pm - Dungeons & Dragons Lake Forest Library (Free, Drop-In)
πŸ“š 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Author Lisa Marie Runfola Event at Lake Forest Book Store (Free, Drop-In)
🎞 7:00 pm - Community Film Forum: Film & Panel at Gorton Center

Wednesday, October 16
β˜•οΈ 12:00 - 1:00 pm - Chamber Coffee Talk Series: Tips & Secrets for Travel, Planning, Styling & Accessorizing hosted by Susan Kelsey, Chamber Board Vice President with Vanessa Genger of Genger Travel Services, LLC and Jeanne Burke, Worth New York Stylist (Free, Reservation Required)
πŸ› 5:30 - 7:00 pm - Shop Your Cause Opening Night at The Lake Forest Shop
🧸 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Pajama Storytime Lake Bluff Public Library (Free, Registration Required)
πŸ‘©β€πŸ³ 7:00 - 8:00 pm - Cookbook Book Club: Sweet Surprise Lake Bluff Public Library

Thursday, October 17
πŸ§’ 8:45 - 9:45 am - Montessori from the Start Lecture Series hosted by Forest Bluff School
πŸ§˜β€β™‚οΈ 9:30 - 10:30 - FREE class at @Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi (Libertyville)
🌸 10:00 - 11:30 pm - Dahlia Workshop with Flowers by KATIE FORD at the Hay Barn Elawa Farm
πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈ 11:00 - 2:00 pm - GO Lake Forest Northwestern Medicine Hospital Walk
πŸ“± 2:00 - 4:00 pm - Drop-In Tech Help at Lake Forest Library
🧢 3:30 - 4:30 pm - Knitting Club at Lake Bluff Public Library (Free, Drop-In)
😴 6:30 pm - Dr. Marc Weissbluth (pediatrician and author or Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child) Lecture and Q & A at Gorton Center (register at www.gorton.org)
🏠 7:00 - 8:00 pm - Home Seller's Almanac discussion with Atproperties Lake Forest Lake Bluff Public Library (Free, Drop-in)
πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ¨ 7:00 pm - John Singe Sargent, Bravura Painter of a Cosmopolitan Age lecture hosted by History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff (register www.lflbhistory.org)
πŸ‘© 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Ask Jane - Financial Guidance for Women Only at Gorton Center (FREE)
🀚 7:30 - 8:30 pm - Teen Advisory Board (Get your Volunteer Hours!) Lake Bluff Public Library (Free, Drop-in)

Monday - Friday
🍷 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Happy Hour at Francesca's Intimo
🍻 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Happy Hour at Chief's Pub
πŸ” 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Happy Hour at Inovasi

Fall Sales

πŸ‘»Β  Halloween Special! Β Sign up for any membership by October 31 and set-up fee will be waived at Lifeworking Coworking
πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³ 20% off Stonewall Kitchen Products (through October 13) at Pasquesi Home & Gardens, Lake Bluff
πŸ§₯ 20% off Fabulous Faux Furs (through October 13) at Pasquesi Home & Gardens, Lake Bluff
πŸ‹οΈβ€β™€οΈ Fall Back to Fitness in October at Lake Bluff Health & Fitness Center (Zero Initiation Fee)
‼️ Kashian Bros Carpet and Rug Sale, Lake Forest
πŸ“Έ 10% off Head Shots (use code: LF/LB) with Michael Delott Photography and Headshots

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For a full list of where to Eat, Shop and Play in LF/LB visit our full community calendar.