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Things to do this Weekend December 24-27

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Even though we’re not walking through a winter wonderland, the holiday spirit as always at a high at this time of year in Lake County. I hope you have all of your holiday shopping taken care of (I know I don’t). If you don’t, we have perfect […]

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Vernon Hills Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Show

Things to do this weekend December 19 – 21

Can you believe it, we are less than a week away from Christmas! A hold while the panic attack subsides. With running around and finishing up some last minute shopping, here are 5 things to do this weekend, that I will definitely be stopping at. Also, don’t forget to enter our a Holiday Contest for […]

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Dickens Holiday Village in Antioch, Illinois

By Maureen Riedy There’s a new holiday attraction in Lake County this year that’s very different than anything else around the area. It’s Dickens Holiday Village in downtown Antioch. I checked it out recently and discovered that it’s pretty cool! You will find 14 displays, mostly along Main Street in downtown Antioch, with life size […]

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Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops at Gurnee Mills

Things to do this weekend November 21 – 23

Lake County offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all the seasons. Here are some examples for things to do this weekend November 21 – 23 for the whole family to enjoy. 1.) Barrington’s Holiday Wine Walk Saturday, November 22, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Take a stroll through the Village of Barrington […]

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Santa's Enchanted Village in Downtown Antioch

On the 7th Day of Christmas Visit Lake County gave to me…a visit to Santa's Enchanted Village in Antioch

Last chance to visit Santa’s Enchanted Village! Even though he thinks he won’t procrastinate every year… sometimes the responsibility of taking care of countless elves, and needy reindeer can mean that Santa doesn’t bring your list back to the workshop until the last minute. But thanks to the Magic in the North Pole, he always […]

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