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Labor Day Weekend in Lake County 2019

Hooray for Labor Day weekend in Lake County: everyone’s favorite Monday of the year! Here’s a little bit of history behind the national “take it easy” day.  The inception of the Labor Day idea was in 1885. The first state to introduce the bill was New York, but Oregon passed it first on February 21, 1887. The emphasis […]

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Back to School Shopping in Lake County 2019

“Back to school, back to school. To prove to dad that I’m not a fool. I’ve got my lunch packed up, and my boots tied tight. Hope I don’t get in a fight.” – Adam Sandler in “Billy Madison.”  Oh boy, here we go again. The end of summer is right around the corner for […]

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2019 Guide to the Fourth of July in Lake County

“Hurrah for the flag of the free. May it wave as our standard forever,” (cue the wicked piccolo solo). You’ll be humming everyone’s favorite Sousa “smash single,” (Stars & Stripes Forever) as you scour through our 2019 guide to the Fourth of July in Lake County.   View this post on Instagram   Got plans tonight? […]

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Things To Do This Weekend November 16-18

Bundle up, Lake County! Like the weird uncle, old man winter has joined the gathering far too early. Thankfully, for those not acclimated to the bitter chill, the top things to do this weekend November 16-18 are largely held indoors, or they’ll be so much fun that you won’t even realize you’re nearly frozen.   The […]

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