Out & About in Evanston

Aerial View of Business Section, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

THINGS TO DO ON CAMPUS

View of Sailing Center at Northwestern University
NU Sailing Center, Photo by Nicole Finzer

Sailing Center

The Block Museum of Art

Sports Pavilion (gym access)
A few days prior to the start of SEI, you may request a free, one-week membership trial to gain access to the on-campus Henry Crown Sports Pavilion located at 2311 Campus Drive. For the question asking your Wildcard barcode number, simply enter “N/A”. For the question about NU affiliation, you may enter “None” or “Community.” If you have further questions, you may contact Membership Services at 847-491-4303.

Parking Information

Bike Rentals
Affordable and fun. Ride around town on a Divvy Bike!

THINGS TO DO OFF CAMPUS

Out of Space 2020 (details will drop Spring 2020)

North Shore Channel Trail (for biking and walking)

Ravinia Festival (for live shows)

Space Evanston (for live shows)

Visit Chicago’s North Shore (for a more complete list of things to do while in Evanston)

LOCAL BEERS & SPIRITS

Sketchbook Brewing Co.

Temperance Beer Co.

Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.

Peckish Pig Brewery

Few Spirits


Banner Image Credit: University Archives, Northwestern University Libraries. “Aerial View of Business Section, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.”, University Archives Postcards. 1951. https://dc.library.northwestern.edu/items/c89e4a54-7ee9-475a-91c8-f2db7ea41bfd

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