The Evanston History Center hosts its annual Ice Cream Social from 1 to 4 p.. on Saturday, July 23, at the Dawes House, 225 Greenwood St. in Evanston.

This event is entirely free and open to everyone. Listen to music on the grounds by the Ridgeville Band from 1 to 2 p.m., watch Kevin Kelly’s magic show from 2 to 3 p.m. and enjoy a serving of Andy’s Frozen Custard. There'll also be face painting for kids through the afternoon and the Dawes House will be open for self-guided tours.

More information is available online or by calling 847-475-3410