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

Take a leisurely stroll with your dog into the quaint shops of Mainstreet Libertyville during Libertyville’s Dog Days of Summer. This event is running all weekend with Cook Park being the center of activity. There will be a K-9 demonstration by the Lake County Sheriff’s department, a doggie fashion show, bands, a treasure hunt, prizes […]

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Dog Days of Summer by Ryan P

Libertyville's Dog Days by Ryan P.

Woof! Woof! Want to do something fun with your dog while visiting Libertyville in Lake County this summer? Then go to the Libertyville Dog Days! First, the Dog Days allow you to spend the whole day with your dog and your family while shopping. Dog lovers get to see many unique types of dogs. For […]

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Drastic Explosives

I like to think I’m a man of simple means. Little pleasures make me happy more often than not, and I try to live each and every day with as much gratitude as anyone. That being said, I can’t for the life of me comprehend why so many people get so excited to see fireworks […]

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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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