The way the weather has been in the last week, shows us that Spring now is in full swing. From the frequent rainfall, to the warm days, Lake County’s spring has so much for you and the family to experience.
With Earth Day approaching next week, there are many outdoor activities to discover. So go in the bottom portion of your drawers, blow the dust off and iron those shorts out and get outside next weekend!
Finally – it is the last week to cast your vote for the I Love Lake County Song Search Fan Vote. Check our blogs as we are doing a spotlight/bio on each of our 12 contestants. When you place your support for your favorite musician, go ahead and display your Fan Vote on your social media with #LCSongSearch.
Here are your top five, Lake County things to do this weekend April 17-19!
1.) The Lake County Fairgrounds and Camping World have partnered up to feature the RV Show & Super Sale. With camping season beginning and the various areas in Lake County available to experience under the stars, this show features the largest RV Dealership selling new and used RVs, travel trailers, motorhomes and fifth wheels. See what’s brand spankin’ new for the upcoming travel season!
Thursday – Monday, April 16-April 20 Thurs-Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat-Mon 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 1060 E. Peterson Rd, Grayslake.
2.) It’s the third Saturday of the month, so you know it’s a party in Waukegan! Discover what Lake County artists have applied to the canvas at the monthly ArtWauk celebration. Don’t let the majestic art steal the entire show, because there are downtown Waukegan restaurants to get a bit as well as live entertainment!
Saturday, April 18; 5-10 p.m. Downtown Waukegan on Genesee St
3.) As the April days grow warmer and Earth Day approaching, why not make it a family affair at Ryerson Woods? Free of admission and registration at the Riverwoods’ forest preserve’s grounds, you and the kids can journey out in the wild and banter with some critters at the Meet and Greet Education Animals. Fell the furs, feathers and scales of local wildlife on their touch table.
Sunday, April 19; 1-3 p.m., 21850 N. Riverwoods Rd. Riverwoods.
4.) Experience the swinging 1960s in a flat in Paris with three attractive stewardess (that are unaware of each other) and bachelor Bernard at Boeing-Boeing showing at the PM&L Theatre in Antioch. For two weeks you’ll learn of the turbulence experienced when Bernard’s life transitions to a bumpy voyage when his buddy Robert comes to visits and the three stewardesses visit on the same day.
Friday, April 10-26; Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2:30 p.m. 877 Main St Antioch
5.) Looking to add some vintage character to the ambiance of your home, wrist or wardrobe? Don’t miss out on Barrington’s Antique & Garden Show & Sale at the Ice House Mall. The regional and local antique vendors feature accessories, antique furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing accessories unique cement or architectural iron item to gardenscapes and so much more.
Fri-Sat, April 17-18; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 200 Applebee Barrington