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Play in the Snow at the Lake County Forest Preserves

With the first day of spring just around the corner, final opportunities to have fun in the snow this winter season are winding down. March 20th marks the first official day of spring, but fear not, snow enthusiasts, because tomorrow Lake County is expecting between 4 and 12 inches of snow. Amid temperatures predicted to […]

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Weekend Watch: Visit Lake County’s Weekend Activities

Explore the Story of Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral Train. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, Charlie Banks from the Lake County Civil War Roundtable will present a lecture with images about Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train. This program will mark the end of the “All Aboard! A History of Railroads in Grayslake” exhibition, while transitioning into […]

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Lake County Discovery Museum

Happenings today in Lake County (February 18)

With the kids off of school, there are several events happening in Lake County this President’s Day for the entire family to enjoy. Here is a list of just a few of the events that are free or inexpensive. Be sure to check out our website for more events and coupons. Lake County Discovery Museum […]

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13 Reasons to Visit Lake County in 2013

January has flown by with the blink of an eye, yet 2013 is still young! With so many fun activities to look forward to in Lake County this year, we have compiled a list of 13 must see events and attractions in 2013. BMW Championship – Lake County will be home to the 2013 BMW […]

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Penguins at Gurnee Mills Mall!

Today only, Thursday, January 24th come out to Gurnee Mills Mall before 9:00 p.m. to see live penguins for free! Being such a huge penguin enthusiast myself, seeing these cute birds up close in person was quite a treat. Sponsored by SeaWorld, this exhibit is making several stops across the county to promote “Antarctica: Empire […]

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