Marching bands, school mascots and food trucks were among the features when fans of the Northwestern Wildcats and Evanston Township High School Wildkits gatherd at Fountain Square Wednesday evening.

Willie the Wildcat danced with some of his youngest fans.

You could try your luck at a game.

Watch the assembled performers.

Get your dinner from a food truck.

Listen to the bands, and maybe pick up some discounted tickets to Saturday’s NU football game against Akron.

The ‘Kits, ‘Cats and Kids Block Party was sponsored by the City of Evanston, Northwestern University, Downtown Evanston, Evanston Township High School, and Evanston/Skokie School District 65.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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