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Top 10 Things To Do in April 2018

Happy April Lake County! There is a slew of things to do in April. In the words of the late, great Robin Williams, “Spring is nature’s way of saying ‘Let’s Party’!” The party is here in Lake County, IL. Besides the apparent spike in temperature, spring marks the opening of Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, […]

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Spring Break in Lake County 2018

‘School’s out for,’ …..a week. Nevertheless, your kids have been working long hours and deserve a bit of a spring break. There’s no need to leave on vacation. Lake County has your kids entertained and still learning even during the time off. From museum exhibits to sporting events, to walks in nature to egg hunts […]

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Top 10 Things To Do in February 2018

There are plenty of things to do in February. February also brings Black History Month, the Academy Awards,  the Emmys, Valentine’s Day, Fat Tuesday, Groundhog Day and of course – everyone’s favorite two days: National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day (Feb 11) and National Plum Pudding Day (Feb 12). Finally last, but not least, National […]

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Cross Country Skiing in LC

Ginny being adorable… Wandering in the woods and snow! A post shared by Derek Olson (@derekmolson) on Jan 15, 2018 at 4:59pm PST Time to blow the dust off those skis, winter has finally arrived and we can scoot through Lake County by cross-country skiing. It seems that January is the month where Lake County […]

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12 Things at Christmas, Lake County Gave To Me…

Happy Hannukkah to our Jewish friends! We’re also rapidly approaching December 25! If you’re looking for holiday shopping ideas, click here to view 25-holiday gifts under $25. We all love the holiday song the “12 Days of Christmas,” and we’re down to just six days until the big day. We may not call our area, […]

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Things To Do This Weekend October 13-15

Oh, October. What is not to love about you? From exciting seasonal events, to post-season Cubs baseball, you have a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy. There’s no time to waste this weekend with so much going on, so put down that Pumpkin Spice Latte (or bring it with), and let’s have a […]

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