Explore, Enjoy & Celebrate Glencoe: July 2019
Summer weather has finally arrived! As you and your family enjoy fun, sunny days here in Glencoe, don’t forget to make time for these upcoming community events!
- Tuesday, July 2: Music on the Esplanade
6-8 p.m., Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Road)
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this free, roots-based folk music concert by renowned folk artists Brad Cole and Jeff Libman.
- Thursday, July 4: Glencoe’s 4th of July Celebration
8 a.m.-9 p.m., Various Glencoe locations
All are welcome to take part in Glencoe’s biggest 4th of July celebration ever! Enjoy an enhanced parade and special Party in the Park activities, including live music, beer and wine sales, food trucks, contests bounce houses and more!
- Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5: Village Hall Closed
Village Hall will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
- Friday, July 5-Sunday, July 7: Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival
Friday, July 5: 4-7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Road)
Enjoy the exceptional work of more than 90 artists, embodying botanic themes, use or material. Admission to this exciting event is free!
- Saturday, July 6: Teddy Bear Picnic
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Wyman Green (675 Village Court)
Children of all ages are welcome to enjoy songs and stories with their favorite stuffed animal friend at this special outdoor event. Cookies and lemonade will be served as an after-story snack. In case of inclement weather, event will be moved inside the Glencoe Public Library.
- Wednesday, July 10: Writer’s Open Mic Night
7-8 p.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
Writers of all ages working in all forms and genres are invited to share their work at this community literary evening. If you want to read your work, please email the moderator, Bob Boone, in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, July 12: Movies on the Green – The Princess Bride
Dusk, Wyman Green (675 Village Court)
Grab your blankets and lawn chairs for an outdoor showing of The Princess Bride! Movie screening is free and open to the public. Movie screening will be moved inside Village Hall in case of inclement weather.
- Thursday, July 18: Vibrant Senior Living Discussion Group
1-2:30 p.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
Join Family Service of Glencoe for a lively conversation and study on relevant topics in this important season of life. Topics are chosen by participants and are facilitated by staff counselor Joan Merlo. New attendees are welcome.
- Friday, July 19: Leslie Goddard as Jackie Kennedy
10:30-11:30 a.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
Historian and actress Leslie Goddard returns to Glencoe to portray former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy as she was in 1964.
- Saturday, July 20: Meet the Machines
9-11:30 a.m., Village Hall (675 Village Court)
Children of all ages are welcome to get up close with a fire truck, tractor, police car, ambulance and a lift truck!
- Sunday, July 21: Sundae Sunday
2-4 p.m., North Shore United Methodist Church (312 Hazel Avenue)
Celebrate the creation of the ice cream sundae with a delicious treat during this Sesquicentennial event.
- Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27: Beach Camp Out
6 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday, Glencoe Beach
Spend an evening with your family at Glencoe! Enjoy a cookout, roasted marshmallows and a movie on the big screen! Please register by July 23.
- Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28: Glencoe Festival of Art
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Downtown Glencoe
Enjoy this outdoor art festival, located right in the heart of downtown Glencoe! The Festival of Art features artwork of all mediums: ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, painting and more.
Do you have an upcoming event that you’d like us to feature in the next Explore, Enjoy & Celebrate Glencoe? Submit details to email@example.com. Inclusion is at the sole discretion of the Village and priority will be given to events that are open to the entire community and that are free or have nominal fees to participate.