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Things to do this Weekend November 6-8

We all benefited this prior weekend. As the weather turns cool, one of the best things about autumn is falling back an hour. Everyone needs that extra hour of sleep. From the bike trails to the Christmas decorations (seriously it gets earlier every year, to fall fests to outdoor activities, Lake County carries an abundance […]

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Things to do this Weekend October 2-4

Summer is officially over as of last Wednesday, and Fall is in session. With the Autumnal Equinox, comes pumpkins, farm harvests and of course everyone’s favorite cosplay holiday: Halloween. Lake County never disappoints in the fall from the beautiful change of summer green to autumnal brown and orange in the Lake County Forest Preserves and […]

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Gurnee Days Fireworks

Things to do this Weekend August 7-9

After a fun week at Lake County Fair, we wait again to celebrate 88 years in 2016. Here are some shots of the Visit Lake County/ Knauz Auto Park in Lake Bluff front porch stage at the Lake County Fair last weekend. It was a great success! That doesn’t mean summer is over. Lake County […]

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Civil War Exhibit

Things to do this Weekend June 5-7

It’s the beginning of June and you know what that means? Summer is upon us. June 21 is the first day of summer. Not only that, but so is Father’s Day. Don’t forget about dear old dad. Many great events happen this week. For example, the NHL and NBA Finals begin, and our Blackhawks were […]

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Batman: The Ride

Things to do this Weekend May 1-3

The moment you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. Six Flags Great America is opening their doors this weekend. It is also an enormous sports day for the state of Illinois. Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls playoff games have commenced, Chicago baseball and the Milwaukee Brewers are in full swing (with the Cubs hosting the […]

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Things to do this Weekend April 3-5

Can you believe it – It’s going to be  80 degrees in Lake County this weekend? Holy guacamole! Gotcha – April Fools. However, the temperatures are rising, and outdoor activities are going to be more frequent. There are plenty of Easter egg hunts and bunny sittings this weekend. However, while many are carrying their Easter bonnets, […]

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