The Music Institute of Chicago’s two Evanston campuses will each offer a free family open house this month, with instrument petting zoos and hands-on fun exploring string, brass, wind and percussion instruments.

The Evanston East Campus open house at 1490 Chicago Ave. will be held 10 a.m. – noon on Sept. 11. MIC’s West Campus open house at 2009 Dempster St. will be 2-4 p.m. on Sept. 19. Both are for families and children up to 12 years of age. More information is available at
847-905-1500 or musicinst.org online.