Lunch on the Lake 2019

Come enjoy free concerts with us every Wednesday from July 10-31!

Lunch on the Lake is held on Norris East Lawn at noon. There'll be free fruit, picnic pads, and lake breezes weekly through July 31. Lunch menus available for purchase will feature summer cuisine favorites.

 

In Case of Inclement Weather

If it rains, the scheduled concert will be inside Norris Center’s Ground floor. Please call the Norris Center Desk at (847) 491-2300 to find out if the summer concert will be shown inside or outside due to the weather. Activities will still proceed as planned but will be moved to the Lunch on the Lake rain location.

Cost

The concerts are free. All lunches are $12+tax and includes an entree, dessert, and a beverage.


July 10 | Soul 2 The Bone

July 10 | Soul 2 The Bone

Our Summer 2019 Kick-Off! Soul 2 The Bone: Motown, R&B, Neo Soul, Disco, Light Rock, Contemporary Jazz, Traditional Jazz and a good sprinkle of Blues.

 

Menu - Chicago Theme:

One star (*) denotes vegetarian items, two (**) denotes vegan items.

Entrees:

  • Caesar Salad**
  • Kosher Hot Dogs
  • Veggie Dogs*
  • Grilled Marinated Veggie Kabobs*

Sides:

  • Coleslaw*
  • Steak Fries*

Dessert:

  • Italian Ice**

Drinks:

  • Iced Tea**
  • Watermelon Lemonade**
  • Ice Water**

 

July 17 | Chris Greene Quartet

July 17 | Chris Greene Quartet

An Evanston-native, Chris Greene and his quartet will serve you smooth jazz on a summer night.

 

Menu - Cajun Theme:

One star (*) denotes vegetarian items, two (**) denotes vegan items.

Entrees:

  • Mixed Greens Salad**
  • Fried Catfish Nuggets
  • Po'Boy with Popcorn Shrimp
  • Chicken Gumbo (GF)

Sides:

  • White Rice**
  • Red Beans**
  • Creole Green Beans**

Dessert:

  • Ice Cream

Drinks:

  • Iced Tea**
  • Blueberry Lemonade**
  • Ice Water**

 

July 24 | Johnny Blas & Afro-Libre Group

July 24 | Johnny Blas & Afro-Libre Group

Johnny Blas & Afro-Libre Group put on a fierce show with swing, energy and heat that can melt asphalt. Blas, a New York native influenced by the music of Mongo Santamaria, Ray Barretto, Armando Peraza, Dizzie Gillespie, Charlie Parker and David Sandborn, exhibits a sound that is stylish and funky, an infusion of Latin Funk and Jazz with an Afro-Caribbean groove.

 

Menu - Latin Theme:

One star (*) denotes vegetarian items, two (**) denotes vegan items.

Entrees:

  • Beet Salad**
  • Fried Plantain Buns**
  • Regular Wheat Buns
  • Corn Tortillas (GF)**
  • Carnitas
  • Sliced Latin Spiced Chicken
  • Sweet-and-Sour Roasted Pineapple and Bell Peppers**

Sides:

  • Cilantro Lime Rice**
  • Street Corn
  • Fried Plantain Chips**

Dessert:

  • Ice Cream

Drinks:

  • Iced Tea**
  • Strawberry Lemonade**
  • Ice Water**

 

July 31| Charles and Company

July 31| Charles and Company

The CHARLES & Company show consist of dance music from Motown, Classic Rock, Swing, Blues, to Standards, Reggae and 50's. They might even throw in a Polka.

 

Menu - Southern Theme:

One star (*) denotes vegetarian items, two (**) denotes vegan items.

Entrees:

  • Freshly Baked Biscuits
  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken
    • Comes with Sliced Pickles, Cheddar Cheese
  • Pasta Salad**

Sides:

  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • BBQ Baked Beans
  • Lime Cilantro Cabbage Coleslaw
  • Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread

Dessert:

  • Ice Cream

Drinks:

  • Iced Tea**
  • Lemonade**
  • Ice Water**