Neighborhood Biking Tours

Go EdgewaterGo Edgewater is back for the 3rd year. The Edgewater Historical Society is supporting the program of the Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project to encourage residents to explore the community by walking, by bike or by public transportation. We will be having nature tours, historical tours, environmental tour, theater and art tours, bike repair clinics and much more.

West Ridge Nature Preserve: Tues. Aug. 22nd. Meet at 5:45 at the Thorndale “L” stop. Ride to Western & Ardmore Aves. with the steward around the 5-acre pond and through the wetland, savannah and woodland habitats in their second full year of development.

Theaters in Edgewater: Tues. Aug. 29th. Meet at 5:45 at the Thorndale “L” stop. A behind the scenes tour of three Edgewater theaters. Watch a dress rehearsal and participate in a training class. Gain a better appreciation of what goes on before the curtain rises.

Full Moon Fire Jam: Wed. Sept 6th. Meet at 7:00 at the Thorndale “L” stop. Full Moon Jams unite performing artists and spectators through a love and appreciation of fire art, set to the beat of local musicians. 5100 N. Lake Shore Dr. by the lake.

Go Edgewater

Go Edgewater 2017
Neighborhood Biking Tours

The tours(#) are subject to change and will include:

  • Circle Edgewater - Wed May 24
  • Edgewater Green Walking Tour - Tue June 6(*)
  • Historic & Newer Buildings - Tue June 13
  • Chainlinks Bike Tune-up - Sat June 17(@)
  • Ride to Evanston - Tue June 27
  • Edgewater Development - Tue July 11
  • Public Garden Tour - Tue July 18
  • Lakefront Nature Ride - Tue July 25
  • Edgewater Little Libraries - Tue August 1
  • Edgewater Beach Hotel & Apts - Tue August 8
  • Public Art in Edgewater - Tue August 15
  • West Ridge Nature Preserve - Tue August 22
  • Full Moon Fire Jam - Wed September 6
  • Theaters - TBA

(#)Tours will meet at 6:00 p.m. at the Thorndale “L” except for (*) which will meet at the Loyola Univ. IES building (6349 N. Kenmore) and (@) at Thorndale “L” 10 a.m.-1 p.m.