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Lake County’s Springs Farmers Market

You know spring is really back to Lake County when farmers markets start opening their “doors” to us.  And we need it!  It’s been too long since we’ve shopped through fresh produce in open air markets, and after one of the longest winters ever… it can’t come a minute too soon! Grayslake’s Spring Farmers Market […]

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Outdoor Ice Rinks in Lake County

Did you know that Lake County has over 30 outdoor ice skating areas?  On a beautiful winter’s day, there’s no better place to be than enjoying the beautiful scenery and making memories with friends and family while ice skating on an outdoor rink. Before heading out to the ice, there are a few things you […]

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Winter Fun-derland!

This weekend is supposed to finally warm up a bit!  Just enough for us to get out and enjoy all of the fun things that winter has to offer. (Family Fun Ideas Here)  Before heading out to a Lake County Forest Preserve location for a winter hike or a twirl on the ice, call the 24-hour […]

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Fright Fest

Autumn Events for this Weekend!

We’ve been waiting all year for this and we’re ready. We’re waiting, with our sweatered arms open saying, “Welcome back pumpkin pie, apple doughnuts and beloved football! We’ve missed you all very much!” Amber colored leaves are piling up so roll up your sweater sleeves and dive right in, because Autumn is officially here! Nothing […]

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Ravinia Festival

A Procrastinator’s Guide to the end of Summer

Every year I decide that this is the summer I’m going to take advantage of the weather and do as many fun things as I can manage.  But then today, I realized it’s August 23.  And that means there’s only one month of summer left.  30 days.  …4 weekends.  So I’m deciding to make this […]

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July and August Fishing Update

With roughly eight weeks left to go in the 2013 Season, I wanted to update everybody one more time ahead of the last entry which will be an end of season recap. Record Breaking Fish! My last update spoke about the beginning of King Salmon-time and we are indeed moving through this phase of the […]

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