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Abraham Lincoln in Lake County

Starting last Saturday, The Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America Exhibit opened its doors at The Grayslake Heritage Center for the final of only eleven stops across the country. This nationally traveling exhibition features reproductions of famous Lincoln possessions, including his surveying instruments and the gloves he wore the night he was assassinated. Unfortunately, I missed […]

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Play in the Snow at the Lake County Forest Preserves

With the first day of spring just around the corner, final opportunities to have fun in the snow this winter season are winding down. March 20th marks the first official day of spring, but fear not, snow enthusiasts, because tomorrow Lake County is expecting between 4 and 12 inches of snow. Amid temperatures predicted to […]

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Weekend Watch: Visit Lake County’s Weekend Activities

Explore the Story of Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral Train. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, Charlie Banks from the Lake County Civil War Roundtable will present a lecture with images about Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train. This program will mark the end of the “All Aboard! A History of Railroads in Grayslake” exhibition, while transitioning into […]

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13 Reasons to Visit Lake County in 2013

January has flown by with the blink of an eye, yet 2013 is still young! With so many fun activities to look forward to in Lake County this year, we have compiled a list of 13 must see events and attractions in 2013. BMW Championship – Lake County will be home to the 2013 BMW […]

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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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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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