Cultivate offers a variety of community events in Evanston IL.
Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery is more than a beautiful place to shop for great plants and art. It’s also a place to hang out, meet with a group, or join a workshop or activity. It’s a locally owned shop where you can also get involved with like-minded individuals and meet new groups of friends with your same interests. As part of our selection of community events in Evanston, we offer Terrarium Making classes, and for kids and adults. Cultivate art openings our open to the community at large. We also have, concerts, poetry readings and a growing list of events. Scroll down to see the latest events on the calendar.
Private Terrarium Classes and Rentals
Because Cultivate is dedicated to being a local resource and go-to spot for community events in Evanston, we also offer our beautiful space for your own private event. We’ve already hosted birthday parties and baby showers. Please inquire about renting Cultivate for your private event. And come check our beautiful space while attending one of our community events, listed below!
Upcoming Events & Classes
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spark a brand-new passion: Learn how to design, build, and care for your very own terrarium. Do you get to take your new terrarium home with you? You betcha! Not only do you get to[...]
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cultivate will be participating in the Evanston Wine Walk – South Route. Stroll along the Main-Dempster Mile, stopping and sipping at shops along the way. Profits from the Wine Walk will benefit the installation of[...]
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Talking lions, philosophical bears, very hungry caterpillars, wise spiders, altruistic trees, companionable moles, urbane elephants: this is the magnificent menagerie that delights our children at bedtime. Within the entertaining pages of many children’s books, however,[...]
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery for the Opening Reception of Whispering Branches and Dark Dark Dirt by Evanston-based artist Sharon Gilmore. Sharon describes her sculptures as containers for the soul that dwells within.[...]
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for an Artist Talk with our Featured Artist Sharon Gilmore | Whispering Branches and Dark Dark Dirt. Sharon describes her sculptures as containers for the soul that dwells within. Using branches, mud and[...]