at Quince For the Cider Dinner
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Quince, 1625 Hinman Ave., Evanston.
Quince executive chef Andy Motto has paired a four-course menu with ciders from Vander Mill Ciders in Michigan or a fall prix-fixe meal. Dinner includes a butternut squash ravioli with sage and brown butter; bacon, garlic and balsamic chicken liver and pork cooked with pear, honey and parsnip. $75 per guest; reserve a spot by calling 847-570-8400.
Out ‘Perspective is Everything’ at Hevanston Gallery
Opens 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Hevanston Gallery, 529 Davis St., Evanston.
A show of paintings by artist John Benedetto opens with a reception from 6-9 p.m. on Friday at Hevanston Gallery. Benedetto’s style draws from the Expressionists, Neo-expressionists and Fauvists. Free admission.
See ‘The Agony and
Ecstasy of Steve Jobs’
8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, in room L361 of the Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Rd., Evanston.
Featured on “This American Life,” the play transports its audience to China, where workers in factories make the Apple products we use every day. Free admission; reserve tickets online in advance.
a Pumpkin, Provide Clothes For Kids In Need
8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Coldwell Banker parking lot, 2929 Central St., Evanston.
Coldwell Banker hosts the 22nd annual Pumpkin Patch fundraiser for the Evanston School Children’s Clothing Association, which helps provide clothing for approximately 600 District 65 kids each year. Pumpkins will be sold at prices competitive to local grocery stores and farmers markets; 100% of the proceeds benefit the ESCCA.
‘Monsters, Inc.’ at the Library
2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20, in the children’s room of the main Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.
See this Pixar children’s classic from 2001 for free at the Evanston Public Library.