Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Lyric Opera of Chicago Lecture Series

Wednesday, Oct. 3:  ‘Idomeneo’  by Mozart

Wednesday, Oct. 24:  ‘Siegfried’ by Wagner

10:00 am – noon; Auditorium

Join  Opera Lovers Lecture Corps to learn about the operas in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2018-2019 season.  All lectures are on Wednesdays at 10:00 am.

Village of Wilmette Sponsors ‘Inspiring Journeys’ Photography Exhibit at North Shore Community Bank in October

*** Violin-Cello Duo, featuring Maia Law and Carson Stout, to Perform at Opening Reception on Thursday, Oct. 4, 5:30-7:30 pm

In celebration of Arts Awareness Month, the Village of Wilmette Human Relations Commission presents a Community Photography Exhibit, ‘Inspiring Journeys’, featuring 14 Wilmette photographers* at North Shore Community Bank, 1145 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, during the month of October.  Bank Hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; Saturday 8:30 am – 1:00 pm.

*Participating Photographers are:

Patricia Berg-Drazin, Jill Dunbar, Rich Fisher, George Hossfeld, Faye Jacobs, Patience Kramer, Beth Lambrecht, Rino Liberatore, Jan Loew, Jerry Loew, Peter Nussbaum, Laura Rodriguez, Ron Testa, and Pat Velasco. 

Opening Artists’ Reception: Thursday, October 4, 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  A violin-cello duo, featuring violinist Maia Law of Glencoe and cellist Carson Stout of Wilmette, both New Trier Symphony Orchestra members, will play a mix of classical and modern music during the reception.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Petra van Nuis Trio – Friday Night Jazz

Friday, Oct. 12, 7:00-9:00 pm, Auditorium

Welcome back local favorites Petra Van Nuis, trumpeter Bobby Lewis and guitarist Andy Brown. Enjoy an evening of Great American Songbook standards both familiar and obscure.  Petra, Bobby, and Andy share a love of melody and lyrics and best express their creativity through the timeless popular music of the 1920’s through the 1950’s.

Wilmette Community Band

Dr. David Fodor, Conductor

performing on the North Shore for 37 years

Fall Concert:  Friday, Oct. 19 @ 7:30 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church 

3637 Golf Rd., Evanston, IL 60203

Women of the Podium

  • Candide!
  • Make our Garden Grow
  • Band-O-Ween
  • Three for All – Percussion Ens.
  • Central Park Sketches
  • Abracadabra
  • Salute to American Jazz

with guest conductor, Dr. Elizabeth Peterson, Associate Director of Bands at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Stories Wrapped in String

Saturday, October 27, 10-11 am

William Harris Lee & Co.
1138 Central Avenue, Wilmette

‘Stories Wrapped in String’ is presented by The Lucky Trikes the fourth Saturday morning each month all year from 10-11 am at William Harris Lee & Company’s shop in downtown Wilmette.

The Lucky Trikes are Deirdre Harrison as story teller and on uke, Kyle Price as composer and on percussion, plus a third special guest on viola, violin, cello or bass each month.  The musical story series features improvised and classical music accompanying award-winning stories and original songs.

Older strings students also make guest appearances.  Visitors can see the luthier shop and try instruments after each session.

Snacks!  Free and open to the public.

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