Get Out: Jazz Quintet, Kids Rock, Food Tasting, Baha'i Choral Festival

Let Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch help you make plans for something fun to do this weekend.

It's Thursday and you have no idea what you're going to do this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.


  • When: Tomorrow, May 25, 2012, 7:30 pm
  • Where: , 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Start the weekend with jazz with the Adam Kromelow/Larson Quintet.  Pianist Adam Kromelow, a Wilmette native, returns to the Library with Adam Larson who plays saxophones - that's plural, as in tenor, alto and soprano.  Both musicians are rising young jazz stars based in New York.  Also in the ensemble are Jason Burger on drums, Martin Nevinson on bass and Nils Weinhold on guitar.
  • Pricing: Free



  • When: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 11:00 am
  • Where: , 911 Ridge Rd, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Treasure Island Foods plans to demonstrate how simple it is to transform an ordinary meal into a gourmet feast in seconds using Twisted Butter: a new spreadable blend of premium AA salted butter, canola oil, and an abundance of fresh fruits, honey, herbs, Boursin brand cheese and even crumbled bacon.
  • Pricing: Free


  • When: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 8:00 am
  • Where: , 722 Green Bay Rd, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: With summer in our midst, it can only mean one thing: the arrival of Farmers Market season! Public markets are synonymous with French culture and style, and Bensidoun USA’s French Markets are a direct descendent of this rich and beloved tradition. Bensidoun opened its first market nearly 60 years ago outside of the City of Lights, expanding to Illinois in 1997.
  • Pricing: Free


  • When: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 10:00 am
  • Where: , 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Kids Concert Series at the Mette Presents MR. SINGER & THE SHARP COOKIES They’ve been playing a packed house at the Lincoln Park Zoo, now it’s time for Wilmette! Chicago’s favorite family band make super-rockin’, positive music at family friendly volumes. Hands-on hootenannies get everyone singing, dancing and jamming like full-fledged musicians. Playing everything from outstanding original songs to a trove of classic tunes bridging genres from swing to rock to samba. Be prepared for memorable sing-a-longs, thumping rhythms and high energy! Check out more info here. As seen on ABC7!Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the doorTickets available online at www.wilmettetheatre.com or call Box Office at 847-251-7424
  • Pricing: $10


  • When: Sunday, May 27, 2012, 9:30 am
  • Where: , 100 Linden Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: More than 200 talented voices from nine nations will sing beautiful sacred music at the 2012 Baha'i Choral Festival with two free public concerts on Sunday May 27th at Wilmette’s renowned Baha'i Temple.  Rich harmonies and uplifting music will fill the 1,200-seat Baha'i House of Worship beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. that Sunday.  The Sixth Annual Baha'i Choral Festival, a very popular North Shore institution, builds on tremendously successful prior events. Sunday performances are a cappella (without instruments) and include classical liturgical music of the Baha'i Faith and other religions, as well as gospel music and other multicultural selections.
  • Pricing: Free

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