Iâ€™m still getting my bearings from the Custer’s Last Stand whirlwind. It is still my very favorite Evanston Summer Fair, and hereâ€™s why:
Stilt-walkers greet you and are great at providing directions.
photo courtesy Jennifer Jarland
Plate spinners juggle fire.
providing a variety of ethnic immersions,
that inspire people to dance with abandon.
My brother is honored.
History is re-enacted.
Piccoloâ€™s Medicine Show offers comedy and laughter
from which various characters emerge.
Renaissance people wander around.
contrasting with modern amenities.
Marionettes interact with children and adults.
The Raven juggles fire while balancing on a ball,
then rolls by
and is aflutter at our booth.
How can one not be impressed?
If you missed the fair, Piccolo Theatre provides humor and costumed characters year-round with its stage productions that are worth seeing.