Jazz options range from Count Basie to Glenn Miller to jazz-fusion. A reunion of the group Off Broadway hits Evanston Rocks. Or drop by the tent at Oktoberfest. There’s something for every taste among the musical offerings this week in Evanston.
‘Shrek The Musical’ begins a 3-month run at the Marriott Lincolnshire. And Piven Theatre opens its current season on the theme of identity with ‘The Telling Project’ in which military personnel and family members share their stories.
With two comedy clubs this weekend and lectures about candy-making in Chicago, leadership and recent discoveries in astronomy, here are five things happening in Evanston this week that you probably didn’t know about. And four of them are free: