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Day before Thanksgiving Music events

The day before Thanksgiving is always a popular night to go out and enjoy some live music, and there is no shortage of them this year. Before we get into the music venues for tonight, let’s take time to remember our blessings, family and friends and drive carefully. Now let’s get ready to dance and […]

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Kids Eat Free (…or close to it)

Going out to eat with most kids, is an interesting adventure. They’re usually so excited to be out to dinner, that they’re too distracted to actually eat! And this is when the barter system starts a little sooner than usual. Everyone knows what I’m talking about. It goes a little something like this: If you […]

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Lake County Train Crawl

So I’m a 20 something (at least for another few months), and with (almost) ten full years of experience at finding things to do in Lake County, I like to consider myself, a bit of an expert.  I like to try new things, and I’ve recently decided to plan a local train crawl for a […]

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Have a Hoppy Oktoberfest: Upcoming Oktoberfest Celebrations

There’s a huge difference between October and Oktober.  That one little letter changes all of our expectations.  That one simple change brings smiles to faces, and makes us all a little German. Here’s a guide to Oktoberfest celebrations in Lake County: German Restaurants Wunder-Bar A beloved tradition in Antioch, Wunder-Bar has recently reopened with a […]

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Save & Splurge: 25+ Ideas for a Frugal Family Vacation

Why travel across the country for a vacation, when memories are waiting right here in Lake County?  In this blog, guest blogger Zena from tells about her family’s vacation to Lake County, and when splurging is worth it!   Save & Splurge: 25+ Ideas for a Frugal Family Vacation   Some say there is a […]

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