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

Author Nancy Burke reading 'Undergrowth' | Live music from Steve Dawson and Diane Christiansen (of Dolly Varden) @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Evanston Author Nancy Burke reads from her new Novel “Undergrowth” which is set in the Amazon rainforest. The reading will be followed by a full concert set by Steve Dawson and Diane Christiansen of Dolly[...]
Artist Talk - Sharon Bladholm - Verdant Passion @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Join Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery for an Artist Talk with Sharon Bladholm. Sharon work has been profoundly influenced by her participation as artist, on scientific expeditions to remote and biologically diverse ecosystems of the[...]
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Terrarium Workshop BYOB @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
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[...]
Plant Parenthood: Repotting Demo & Hands-on Class @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Increase your plant parenting skills in a friendly non-judgemental atmosphere. What you’ll be learning: choosing the right potting mix, finding the correct pot size, knowing when to repot, and other tips and tricks to make[...]
Jimmy Bennington & Steve Cohn International Record Release | With special guest Mike Harmon on bass @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Cultivate is excited to host Jimmy Bennington & Steve Cohn for their international record release show! Special guest Mike Harmon on bass. Jimmy Bennington is a self-taught artist who began playing professionally in Texas, 1990. Mentored[...]
Benefit for Project Amazonas | Hosted by Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery and Sharon Bladholm @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
  Join Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery and Artist Sharon Bladholm for a special benefit party to raise money for Project Amazonas. The night will feature Sharon’s art, some of which was inspired by the[...]