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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend Events

ArtWauk. 5 – 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. Come out for an evening of art, live entertainment and after parties. Dandelion Gallery will be presenting the artwork of Hans Habeger. The Urban Landscapes exhibit will open on Saturday, Jan. 19 and continues until Friday, Feb. 9. Downtown Waukegan. Frosty Fest. 5:30 – 8 p.m. Friday, […]

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2013 BMW Championship Coming to Lake County in September

Lake County, IL will welcome the top men’s PGA players to the 2013 BMW Championship, September 9 – 15, 2013 at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, IL. Over 120,000 spectators and attendees are expected to watch golfers Luke Donald, Rory Mcllroy, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods and more battle for the title. […]

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102.3XLC Morning Show 8:30 a.m.

Every other Thursday morning, Visit Lake County’s Marketing Manager, Anthony Haag stops by the WXLC radio studio for a segment during the Jimmy and Jen morning show. Typically around 8:30 a.m., Anthony will inform the audience about fun weekend events in Lake County. These activities can range from concerts by national headlining acts to local […]

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Last Chance to Check Out 'My One and Only!'

This Sunday, January 13th 2013, will be your last chance to see My One and Only. The popular play has been showing at the Marriot Theatre in Lincolnshire since November 7th, 2012 and once it retires this weekend, will mark the end of The Marriott Theatre’s 2012 season catalog of musicals. For those of you […]

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Who are we and what exactly do we do?

Visit Lake County is a convention and visitors bureau (CVB), whose mission is, in short, to increase awareness of Lake County, Illinois as a premier tourist destination. This is achieved through the combined efforts of sales and marketing which results in stimulating the local economy through overnight stay revenue, restaurant traffic, retail shopping, local attraction […]

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Under a Year Left to Visit Old Mickey Finn’s

If you live in or near Libertyville, chances are that you’ve heard of Mickey Finn’s Brewery. Upon visiting, you would quickly find that this quaint bi-level brewery/restaurant/concert venue has everything you could ask for in a weekend hangout spot. For such a nice and well known local staple, I was surprised to find out that […]

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