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2018 Guide to the Fourth of July in Lake County

“Hurrah for the flag of the free. May it wave as our standard forever,” (cue the wicked piccolo solo). You’ll be humming everyone’s favorite Sousa ‘smash single,’ (Stars & Stripes Forever) as you scour through our 2018 guide to the Fourth of July in Lake County. We all live for that moment when we look to […]

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Things To Do This Weekend Jan. 19-21

It’s hard to believe that we’re more than half way through January already, meaning that each day continues to get longer and hopefully warmer (knock on wood). With the last blanket of snow that covered the land, maybe it’s a good weekend to pack those cross country skis and explore one of these spots in […]

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2017 Lake County Guide to the Fourth of July

“Hurrah for the flag of the free. May it wave as our standard forever,” (cue the wicked piccolo solo). You’ll be humming everyone’s favorite Sousa ‘smash single,’ (Stars & Stripes Forever) as you scour through our 2017 Lake County guide to the Fourth of July. We all live for that moment when we look to […]

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Lake County Guide to the Fourth of July

We all love heading outdoors for Summer Festivals and family fun, but one of the best things to do in Lake County Next Weekend is saluting those stars and stripes on a blanket under the night sky Fourth of July fireworks!  We all live for that moment, bringing out our best “ooo’s and ahh’s,” (some of us get 3D glasses […]

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Naval Station Great Lakes Fourth of July Family Celebration

Lake County is all about celebrating summer!  And you can’t get more “summery” than the 4th of July.  There are parades, events and celebrations around the county, but the Great Lakes Naval Base celebration is one of the biggest and most unique celebrations because the Naval Base usually isn’t open to the public!  Enjoy all […]

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Memorial Day Parades, Services and Events

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer and it brings with it plenty of celebrations around Lake County.  Whether you’re looking forward to a Helicopter flyover and landing in Winthrop Harbor, excited for the fireworks at Six Flags Great America, or want to experience the historical setting of Downtown Waukegan, here are some […]

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