Top 5 Things To Do in Lake County: August 15-17, 2014

There’s always something to do in Lake County, and this upcoming weekend is no exception. Highlighted below are five of many fun events taking place this weekend. Find an entire listing of all upcoming Lake County events and things to do here. 1. Grayslake Summer Days Friday, August 15, 2014 – Saturday, August 16, 2014 Enjoy […]

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Meet the New Dave & Buster’s in Vernon Hills

When I was a kid, nothing beat a trip to the neighborhood arcade – playing skeeball with friends, collecting tickets to redeem for prizes and trying to maintain the high score on Pacman. Who says those fun times have to end when you grow up? This March, Dave & Buster’s opened a brand new location […]

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Unique and Independent Movie Theatre Experiences

The weather outside is frightful.  So head to a local movie theatre to see some new releases, or some of the movies that you’ve been meaning to see for awhile now – before they’re gone!  Going to an independent movie theatre means that you’re helping to support local businesses in Lake County, and it’s usually […]

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Weekend Events for August 23-25

Well, Fall officially starts on September 22 this year, and that means that as of yesterday, we only have a month of summer left!  Just four full weekends left to soak in as much summer fun as we can.  Lucky for us, this weekend promises beautiful weather and plenty of things to do around Lake […]

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Steak trumps turkey in my book...

Turkey Shmurkey

By Dobie Maxwell –    I had an especially enjoyable Thanksgiving this year if I do say so myself. Those of us who are what I refer to as ‘dented cans’ can tend to dread the holidays, and quite frankly I’ve been one of them since childhood. Many comedians come from the worst of […]

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Lake County Fair Time!

   Just when we all think the world is a big fat flaming mess – and it is – along comes a county fair to cheer everybody up! If there’s a bigger, better or more bucolic bang for an entertainment buck, I sure haven’t discovered it – and believe me I’ve tried. The Lake County […]

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