Village of Wilmette Sponsors ‘Home and Away’ Photography Exhibit at North Shore Community Bank in October

In celebration of Arts Awareness Month, the Village of Wilmette Human Relations Commission presents a Community Photography Exhibit, ‘Home and Away’, featuring 13 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, Rich Fisher, David Girson, George Hossfeld, Faye Jacobs, Patience Kramer, Beth Lambrecht, Jan Loew, Jerry Loew, Peter Nussbaum, Laura Rodriguez, Ron Testa, and Pat Velasco. 

Opening Artists’ Reception: Thursday, October 3, 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  A violin duo, featuring violinist Maia Law of Glencoe and violinist Lydia Kaup of Wilmette, New Trier Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster and Assistant Concertmaster, will play a mix of classical and modern music during the reception.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Blue Violet Duo

Sunday, Oct. 6, 2:00-3:00 pm, Auditorium

Join WPL for a classical concert with the Blue Violet Duo featuring violinist Kate Carter and pianist Louise Chan. The concert will feature a colorful assortment of works inspired by nature, including rarely-performed pieces by Irene Britton Smith and Rebecca Clarke, and a new work written for the duo by Chicago-based Amos Gillespie.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Lyric Opera of Chicago Season Lecture Series

Learn about the operas in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2019-2020 season with the Opera Lovers Lecture Corps. All lectures are held on Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00 pm, in the WPL Auditorium.

Tuesday, Oct. 15: Luisa Miller by Verdi

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Armchair Travels Presents: Exploring France

Thursday, Oct. 17, 1:00-2:30 pm, Auditorium

‘French Twist’ concert with singer Petra van Nuis and accordian player Don Stille

Concert will feature tunes about France, music by French composers and songs from French movies.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Diane Delin Trio – Friday Night Jazz

Friday, Oct. 18, 7:00-8:00 pm, Auditorium

Enjoy a jazz concert with the Diane Delin Trio. Delin is a Chicago-based violinist, composer, recording artist and educator who has played jazz clubs and festivals in locales as varied as Paris, New Orleans, Ireland, as well as all over Chicago including the Chicago Jazz Festival and the Taste of Chicago.

Wilmette Community Band

Dr. David Fodor, Conductor

performing on the North Shore for 38 years


Fall Concert:  Friday, Oct. 25 @ 7:30 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church 

3637 Golf Rd., Evanston, IL 60203

Program includes:

– Procession of the Nobles

– Irish Tune from County Derry

– Selections from Porgy and Bess

– Horn Concerto #3, Allegro

– Hounds of Spring

– Dum SpIro Spero

– Music of the Night (clarinet choir)

– Saber and Spurs

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