Get Out: Bike Drive, Peter Pan Musical and a Pancake Breakfast

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Pancake Breakfast

  • When: Saturday, November 3, 2012, 7:00 a.m.
  • Where: First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette, 600 9th St., Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Boy Scout Troop 5 is holding their 66th Annual Pancake Breakfast. The breakfast is all you can eat, and kids under 5 eat for free! The best breakfast deal on the North Shore includes pancakes, sausage, coffe, tea and juice.
  • Pricing: $5

Wilmette French Market

  • When: Saturday, October 6, 2012, 8:00 a.m.
  • Where:Metra Union Pacific North Line: Wilmette Station, 722 Green Bay Rd.
  • 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. Stroll through any of Bensidoun’s French Markets, and you’re guaranteed to experience the finest in local produce, delicacies from well-known area restaurants, freshly baked breads and pastries from artisan bakeries, and seasonal spreads from Chicagoland orchards.
  • Pricing: Free

Pedal Power Bike Drive

  • When: Saturday, November 3, 2012, 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: McKenzie Elementary School, 649 Prairie Ave., Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Donate outgrown or unused bikes to be donated to students in the Chicago Public Schools as a reward for good grades. Your donations are tax deductible, you will motivate and reward a deserving child, you will have a cleaner garage and you will give that bike a new purpose.
  • Pricing: Free

Gentle "Easy Does It Yoga"

  • When: Saturday, November 3, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Full Bloomed Lotus, 1217 Washington Ave. Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Gain confidence, balance and strength with simple yoga postures including chair yoga.  The 70-minute session will allow you to focus on the breath and safe alignment, and enjoy a reduction in stress and anxiety. The class is taught by Daniela Nevo, a Certified Yoga Teacher who is currently focusing on Joint Freeing Yoga Therapy.
  • Pricing: $14

"Peter Pan! The Musical"

  • When: Saturday, November 3, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Come Fly away to Never-Never Land with Peter Pan and the Darling children as they journey with the Lost Boys and Tinkerbell and fight the dastardly Captain Hook.
  • Pricing: $15

  • When: Saturday, November 3, 2012, 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Bharat Patel, Clinical Pharmacy Manager at NorthShore University HealthSystem, will explain everything you wanted to know about vitamins and herbal products, including whether they are really beneficial.
  • Pricing: Free

Historic Preservation Awards & Wilmette Book Signing

  • When: Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Wilmette Historical Museum, 609 Ridge Rd., Wilmette
  • Why Go?: This fall, residents of Wilmette were invited to nominate buildings, gardens and/or landscapes that reflected or enhanced the historic character of the Village. The nominations were judged by a panel of preservation professionals in October. At the Awards Ceremony, the owners of the winning properties will receive certificates of recognition from the Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission.
  • Pricing: Free

Ballet in Cinema: Swan Lake at Wilmette Theatre

  • When: Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., Wilmette
  • Why Go?: The battle between white and black swan unfolds in Swan Lake, surely the greatest of all Romantic ballets. Tchaikovsky’s haunting music heightens the steps of prima ballerina Zenaida Yanowsky in this definitive production from the Royal Ballet, with choreography by Marius Petipa and production by Anthony Dowell.
  • Pricing: $15

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