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Patterson Glass Hearts

A week and a half ago, I had the pleasure of stopping by Patterson Glass in Mundelein, which introduced me to a brand new experience: glass blowing. Patterson Glass is currently offering this unique opportunity to its guests who want to create a glass heart for Valentine’s Day. Not only will you have an original […]

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Lincoln exhibit coming to Lake County

I had the opportunity today to stop by the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum and learn about the exhibit, Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America, that is coming to the museum March 23 – June 16, 2013. I am personally fascinated with Abraham Lincoln and the means by which he achieved his goals; and can not […]

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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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Visit Lake County’s Social Media Content

At Visit Lake County, it’s our job to get as much information about what is going on in Lake County through as many outlets as we can so that the information reaches our audience. To achieve this, we utilize various social media outlets outside of our website homepage including: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, this blog, Flickr, […]

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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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