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Lake County Guide to Father’s Day

_ hole at Conway Farms Golf Club, a private walking-only course in Lake Forest, Illinios.  Designed by Tom Fazio. September, 2010.  PM shoot.  Photograph by Paul Hundley.Sunday is Father’s Day. Better yet, the summer solstice is occurring in Lake County at 11:38 a.m. on June 21.

There are many ways you can show your dad how much you love them: a homemade card, a piece of his favorite pie from one of the farmer’s markets, plan a golf outing or watch the pros do it by scoring him some tickets to the BMW Championship September 14-20 at Conway Farms Golf Course in Golf.

However, if you’re looking for something to do on Sunday, Lake County has so much in store for you and daddy dearest. Take a look at your Lake County Guide to Father’s Day.

North Shore DistilleryDSC_8429
28913 N Herky Dr, UN 308, Lake Bluff
Sunday  @ 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

North Shore Distiller is opening early so that we can toast to the summer solstice at 11:38am at the Father’s Day Celebrations – Bloodies, Tours and Solstice Toast! We also want to celebrate the great fathers out there, so bring your dad in for a distillery tour, and his tour will be on the house. Special tour available at 3pm, please call or email to reserve a spot as this sold out last year. There will also be a great Bloody Mary bar all day.

Lambs Farm Brunch
14245 W. Rockland Rd. Libertyville
Sunday @ 10 a.m., 12 and 2 p.m.

Celebrate Dad with Lambs Farm’s Father’s Day Brunch! Dad can choose from hearty entrees or breakfast favorites, and top it off with heavenly desserts straight from the bakery! Seatings are 10 a.m., Noon, and 2 p.m. Brunch is $24.95 for adults, $10.95 for ages 2 – 12, and free for 23 months and younger. Call the Magnolia Cafe & Bakery for reservations.

Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Rd. Highland Park
3-7 p.m.

Explore nature by using a GPS to find hidden clues along our trails, shoot a bow and arrow, build shelters in the woods, or work together to build a fire. End the afternoon with a cookout–you bring dinner, we’ll provide the grill. Activities are subject to change. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

15th Annual Corvette, Chevy & Street Rod Father’s Day Car Show
Libertyville Chevrolet 1001 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Nothing is more nostalgic than seeing the hot rods your father drove in his younger days. Register a car to show or just come out and see all the great cars. There will be great food, a DJ and raffles. Trophies will be awarded in each category. Rain or shine. Visit the website to register or for more details.

Lindy’s on Bangs Lake
115 Park St, Wauconda,
12-4 p.m.

On dad’s special day, there’s nothing more relaxing than having a barbecue bites on the beach. This day out includes an unlimited BBQ Buffet which includes burgers, chicken, sandwiches, beer brats, hot dogs, Cole slaw, potato salad, pasta salad, potato chips and dessert. There will also be live music from De Hurricane.

LakesideWaukegan Yacht Club
199 Harbor Place, Waukegan
4-8 p.m.
Bring dad out to Father’s Day Dinner at the Waukegan Yacht Club for a great dinner for his special day. Enjoy a beautiful view to go along with the taste meal.

Ravinia
418 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park
Fri-Sun, June 19-21

Ravinia gate 2Treat dad to a show this weekend at the world’s oldest outdoor fest. Have a picnic and sip on a glass of wine. This weekend Ravinia features Alan Cumming on Friday (Tony-Award winning Broadway star and actor) at 8 p.m.,   A Prairie Home Companion Live Broadcast at Ravinia, Saturday at 4:45 p.m. and Grammy-winning performers Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings and Tedeschi Trucks Band at 6:30 p.m.

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