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Evening Entertainment

Visiting for the day, why not stay a while? A number of regular evening entertainment options are available. If you happen to live in the Village, these nightspots are right on your doorstep. Enjoy dinner before heading out for the evening.

  • Austin's Saloon & Eatery, 481 Peterson Rd, (847) 549-1972: Featuring live music, including nationally renowned bands Friday and Saturday evenings in the Fuel Room and week-night bingo, trivia and karaoke in the Saloon.

  • David Adler Music & Arts Center, 1700 N Milwaukee Ave, (847) 367-0707: art exhibitions and concert series

  • Dunn Discovery Museum, 1899 W Winchester, (847) 968-3400: Free evenings on 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month 5-8pm

  • Firkin, 1762 N Milwaukee Ave, (847) 367-6168: Featuring live music Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

  • The Green Room, 624 N Milwaukee Ave, (847) 362-2292: Live music select evenings, call for details.

  • Improv Playhouse, 735 N Milwaukee Ave, (847) 968-4529: Improv comedy every other Friday and every Saturday night at the Black Box Space.

  • Main Street Social, 608 N Milwaukee Ave, (847) 549-3490: Featuring live music select evenings and brunch dates.

  • Mickey Finn's Brewery, 345 N Milwaukee Ave, (847) 362-6688: Featuring karaoke Thursdays, and live music Friday and Saturday evenings.

  • X-Golf: 1177 S Milwaukee Ave, (224) 504-2940: golf simulator games/training/leagues, food and beverage

The following are other evening programs which are occasionally available.

  • First Friday: Participating downtown merchants feature art, music and refreshments, 6-9pm during the first Friday of each month March-December (2nd in July), sponsored by MainStreet, 847-680-0336

  • Car Fun on 21: Vintage cars and musical entertainment, downtown on Church St, select Wednesdays May-September, 6-9pm, sponsored by MainStreet, 847-680-0336

  • Various community events are also available throughout the year, visit the Community Calendar for more information.

(Businesses, if you offer regular events and wish to be listed here, contact Heather Rowe.)

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