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Kenny Loggins will be playing at the Lake Forest Festival & Fireworks this year!

Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks

Growing up I spent every 4th of July at the Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks at Deerpath Community Park.   I am pleasantly surprised to hear how much this event has grown in the past few years since the friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Foundation took over the event in 2006.  The event […]

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Weekend Watch, Visit Lake County’s tips on things to do…

Spend Saturday at Central Park in Grayslake for the Grayslake Family Picnic Day & Fireworks.  From 3-10pm come enjoy the “Taste of Grayslake” along with a live musical performance.  There will be a moonwalk, carnival rides, face painting, an obstacle course, climbing wall and much more – plenty of fun activities to keep everyone happy. […]

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Holiday Inn-credible!

Boy, do I feel like a big shot! That doesn’t happen often, so when it does I milk it for as long as possible. I was recently invited to the grand opening ceremony of the brand new Gurnee Holiday Inn Convention Center, and it was an absolutely stellar event. I was honored to get an […]

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Independence Grove by Abheepsa N.

Lush, green woods all around, fresh pollution-free air, children and adults, both alike, enjoying a kayaking expedition in the undisturbed water of a lake.  All of this can be found at Independence Grove, a natural forest preserve on 16400 West Buckley Road, Libertyville, IL.  It’s time to free yourself a the city commotion and your […]

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Dirty Girl Mud Run in Lake County!

Can you imagine over 7,000 women coming together to run a 5k and conquer challenging obstacles all in the dirty, wet, soggy mud?  I can’t wait! We are only days away until me and 11 close friends become Dirty Girls!  This will be a first time event for most of us and we are all experiencing the […]

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New Location of Lake Forest Farmers Market

Lake Forest Farmers Market

Growing up in Lake Forest I would go to the Lake Forest Farmers Market every Saturday afternoon with my parents.  I haven’t visited the Farmers Market in years since i’ve been away at college.  Last Saturday the Farmers Market opened up for the season.  I finally took the opportunity to go back and relive the […]

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