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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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Confederate Band

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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Lake Zurich Beach

Exploring Lake Zurich's Paulus Park

Continuing on with my adventures of Lake County, I decided to explore Lake Zurich.  I heard that they were hosting an Iron Girl competition at their Paulus Park on Rand Road just north of 22 this weekend (June 15, 2013), so I decided to stop in to see what the park looked like. What a […]

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Independence Grove Canoeing

A Canoe Way to Explore Lake County!

One of the best ways to explore the natural areas of Lake County is by canoe.  The views from the lake can offer up a totally new way to experience new areas, or give old favorites a new twist.   Of course, routes vary by the level of adventure you’re looking for, but let’s discuss some […]

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