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This Weekend's Events

It’s hard to believe that we’re half way through August already.   As these beautiful late summer days start to fade into fall, and as the edges of the green leaves that have given us shade this summer begin to redden,  now is the time to savor this weather.  We all know that tomorrow can bring […]

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Happy 100th Birthday Jelly Belly!

Dear Jelly Belly, Well, you’ve done it.  100 years of deliciously sweet, and utterly surprising, candy goodness.    We’ve all shared in the adventure that comes with a bag of Jelly Belly’s.  You understand that for some reason, it’s always fun to eat something without really knowing what flavor it’s going to be.  But we’ve all […]

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A Real Life Civil War Experience in Lake County

This weekend is the 23rd Annual Civil War Days Encampment at the Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda! Lakewood Forest Preserve, At the corner of Rte. 176 & Fairfield Rd., Wauconda Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Prices:  Adult:$10, Kids 4-17: $5 We all have our favorite Kid-Tivities, and outdoor adventures […]

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Admiring Nature in Lake County

Got a green thumb?  Lake County has tons to offer the nature admirer, animal aficionado, and even master gardener.  Surrounded by preserved land, parks, and a lush natural environment, Lake County is the perfect place to learn more about the ecosystem and plants native to the area. Neighboring the county border, the Chicago Botanic Garden […]

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Top 5 Things to do on a Summer Night

Everyone loves celebrating the Fourth of July, but even though it’s over, that doesn’t mean that the summer fun is coming to a stop!  In fact, we’re just getting started.  Throughout the summer there are plenty of outdoor events,  to look forward to.  So don’t pack away that blanket, or that bug spray just yet, […]

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