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Things To Do This Weekend April 2-4

As the sun shines on this weekend, head to one of the many Lake County attractions that are opening for the season. Head to Lambs Farm and hang with Lake County’s sheep, goats and other animals or get your adrenaline rush in and head to Boundless Adventures.

Get your shop on all weekend long and enjoy the Easter entertainment this weekend at egg hunts, parades and other springtime adventures. Click here to learn about the various Easter festivities this weekend in Lake County.

Spring into fun in Lake County this weekend. Here’s this edition of top five things to do this weekend April 2-4 in Lake County.

1. Lambs Farm in Libertyville Reopens

 

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Old Lake County had a farm E-I-E-I-O. Lambs Farm reopens its doors for the season this weekend. The Libertyville farmyard is highlighted by a petting area with sheep, goats and a plethora of other livestock creatures to meet and greet, a variety of attractions like miniature golf, an old-world carousel and more. Visit the homestead’s Dogwood Pet Shop, Magnolia Café & Bakery and the Sugar Maple Country Store for delectable treats, unique treasures, adorable puppies and kittens. The Libertyville grounds’ businesses benefit programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. Lambs Farm requires guests to social distance, wear a facemask, use hand sanitizer and wash their hands as the residents at the attraction are especially vulnerable to COVID-19. Visitors can make reservations online at LambsFarm.org or call directly at 847-362-4636. Children ages two and under receive free entry. Mini golf is included with admission. The farmyard is open through late October.

Saturday-Sunday, April 3-4; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $5 per person. Make reservations before your visit. Lambs Farm, 14245 W. Rockland Rd., Libertyville.

2. Pelican Palooza in Fox Lake

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“Be a pelican, not a peli-can’t.” Fox Lake kicks off its second installment of Pelican Palooza, which celebrates the Lake County village’s local business, art and of course, the big-beaked bird. The American white pelican migrates to Fox Lake from mid-March through early April so the name is fitting. Participating establishments, known as Pelican Partners, will be offering a variety of special offers and feature the Aves-themed scavenger hunt. A visitor can use clues to find 10 out of the 18 Pelican Partners for a chance to win a $25 gift card. The event also features themed events hosted by the Fox Lake District Library, Lake County Forest Preserve educators and more. The Lake County village is launching a Pelican Palooza photo contest. Submissions will be posted to the Village of Fox Lake Parks and Recreation Facebook page. The entry with the most likes could win a $100 gift card, while second and third place could win a $50 and $25 gift card, respectively. Participants must email photos to marketing@foxlake.org by Sunday, April 18. Shop Fox Lake local through Friday, April 9.

Friday-Sunday, April 2-4. Various locations in downtown Fox Lake.

3. Antioch Easter Parade

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“In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, you’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade.” – Irving Berlin. Be all in clover when they look you over at Antioch’s Easter Parade. The annual event returns after a year hiatus because of the pandemic. The parade begins on Skidmore Drive in downtown Antioch at 10:30 a.m. runs north on Main Street to Williams Street, which includes an appearance by the rascally rabbit itself. The finale of the parade is at Antioch’s bandshell with an Easter egg hunt for the youngsters. Find a socially distanced spot on the asphalt and cheer on your friends and family stepping off in the grand parade.

Saturday, April 3; 10:30 a.m. Parade begins on Skidmore Drive. Downtown Antioch.

4. First Friday on MainStreet in Libertyville

MainStreet Libertyville invites one and all to their monthly celebration of First Fridays. The Lake County downtown area, free admission event is highlighted by various delectable drinks, mouth-watering eats, live entertainment and more while you peruse the Lake County local mom and pop shops offering promotional sales. Restore Illinois Phase 4 Mitigations remain in place at all locations. The Village of Libertyville urges visitors to wear a mask, social distance and respect all the mandated capacity limits. Be there or be rhombus.

Friday, April 2; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Downtown Libertyville, Milwaukee Avenue.

5. Boundless Adventures in Bristol, WI Opens

Outdoor adventure seekers can rejoice as Boundless Adventures, just over the Lake County border, has reopened. This nine-course facility empowers and inspires individuals to challenge themselves both mentally and physically. The Bristol, WI entity is the thrill-seekers’ haven and is highlighted by ziplining, obstacle courses, tree climbing and all sorts of challenging athletic expeditions for you. Choose your adventure based on your height, fitness level and comfort zone. Be boundless, earn guts galore and have no limits. Gloves are required during your visit, which are sold onsite for $5.69. Guests must follow the implemented COVID-19 protocols when visiting the park. Visitors must be made online at BoundlessAdventures.net, and the capacity of the park is at 40%.

Friday-Sunday, April 2-4; Fri.: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. and Sun.: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Admission: $52-$58 per person (gloves not included). Gloves: $5.69. Boundless Adventures, 9800 County Highway M.B., Bristol, WI.

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