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Things To Do This Weekend March 26-28

Hop into the spring weekend with candy and games galore. Enjoy an un-FORE-gettable game at Lincolnshire’s 18 hole course, hunting on Lake County’s finest sweet treat holiday or challenge yourself and others to crack a classified code at Lake County’s escape room. Sing all night long to rock and pop tunes and challenge your family to skee-ball, bowling, mini golf and more.

It’s been a year since COVID-19 turned Lake County around and we have gathered the top 50 socially distanced things to do in Lake County, click here to learn more.

 

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Enjoy the budding season with this edition of top 5 things to do this weekend, March 26-28.

1. Crane’s Landing Golf Course at Lincolnshire Marriott Resort Opens

The Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary and premier destination for links, Crane’s Landing Golf Course at  the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, is now open for the season. Lake County golfers can venture into 110 acres of a spacious 18-hole course. Lined by a green forest with ponds and winding rivers, this course will serve as a challenge for golfers of all skill levels. As host to a variety of golf tournaments, the Lincolnshire course provides an abundance of opportunities to take on your friends for bragging rights in tourney style or in a friendly match. Head to the resort’s Lakeside Plaza to dine after posting a stellar handicap for private dining under the dome. The dining experience runs Thursdays-Saturdays at 3, 5 and 7 p.m., the Lakeside Plaza offers 90-minute libation and dining sessions for groups of up to six individuals. Get ready for a tee-rific golf season in Lake County!

Friday-Sunday, March 26-28; 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call 847-634-5935 to book a tee time. Special Rates for March: $30 to walk, $45 with a golf cart, two players per cart. Crane’s Landing Golf Course, 10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire. 

2. Lake County Egg Hunts

 

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Get ready for spring’s most anticipated exploration as Lake County hosts a plethora of Easter egg hunts. Search for candy-filled eggs galore, and head to your local community for the hunt of the year. Venture to Long Grove and search for eggs through the village’s historic downtown. Stop throughout the trail to take photos with festive backgrounds and the springtime hare. With free goody bags, a live DJ and a firetruck on site, this Long Grove egg walk will be egg-ceptentional. Hop in the car and head to Lake Zurich for a socially distanced egg experience! Wave to the bunny through your car while snacking on sweet treats from your complimentary goody bag. Visit Deerpath Park in Vernon Hills for the Egg-Cellent Hunt. Starting at the playground, journey the trail for the Vernon Hills’ candy-finding retrieval and say hello to the bouncing bunny. In Mundelein, bring your favorite basket and take a walk with the whole family at the park district’s Spring Egg Walk. This downtown Mundelein event invites youngsters to collect an assortment of sweet-filled eggs from local business vendors. Take a break from the hop and participate in one of the Mundelein-hosted events including the storybook walk, a springtime craft-making experience and a jump rope contest. Hop on over to these community partners and have an egg-celent weekend in Lake County. 

Saturday, March 27. Egg Hunt Walk through Historic Downtown Long Grove; noon – 4 p.m. Free admission, registration recommended. Brother’s Field, 344 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove. Egg Drive Thru at Paulus Park; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Registration required, free admission. Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Rd., Lake Zurich. Vernon Hills Park District Egg-cellent Hunt; 10 – 11 a.m., Admission $3-$4. Deerpath Park, 301 Onwentsia Rd., Vernon Hills. Mundelein Park District Spring Egg Walk; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Admission ages one to eight years old $1-$5. Children ages one and under and kids ages eight and older receive free admission. Mundelein Park & Recreation District, 1401 N. Midlothian Rd., Mundelein. 

3. 60 To Escape Open in Gurnee Mills

 

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If you’re looking for a secret mission with puzzles, codes, locks and an inquisitive adventure, head to 60 to Escape located inside Gurnee Mills. After being closed due to COVID-19 protocols, the Gurnee live interactive puzzle experience has reopened. Each group of up to 10 people will be challenged in themed rooms to find secret entrances to accomplish your mission. Create your dream team and race against the clock in this Lake County immersive challenge. Whether you’re interested in acting as a detective and unveiling the secret puzzle, an explorer discovering the mystery of a historical event or a ghostly adventurer in their paranormal room, there is something for everyone at 60 to Escape.

Friday-Sunday, March 26-28; 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., Call or book online, $90 per 60-minute escape activity. 60 To Escape, 6170 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee. 

4. Genesee Street Cabaret Presents Plain White T’s

 

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“Hey There, Delilah” and Lake County. The Plain White T’s are headed to the Genesee Street Cabaret at Three Brothers Theater in Waukegan for a night of acoustic music. The band formed in Chicago in the 1990s offers two decades worth of hit rock and pop tunes. You will be singing to the “Rhythm of Love” all night long. Tickets for the show include free parking and tableside bar service. Genesee Theatre and Three Brother’s Theatre are following social-distancing. Entry for the show is located at Genesee Theatre, and the performance is hosted at Three Brother’s Theatre.

Sunday, March 28; 5 p.m. Tickets: $99/person. Limit two tickets per party. Call 847-263-6300 or email Tickets@GeneseeTheatre.com to reserve your spot. Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan.

5. Kristof’s Entertainment Center Bowling, Arcade Games and Mini Golf

Mini golf, bowling and arcade games, oh my! Visit Kristof’s Entertainment Center for a weekend of fun. Challenge family and friends at the Round Lake Beach bowling alley in unique games including 10-pin, nine-pin or last pins standing. Get your swipe card and head to the arcade for pinball, skee-ball, racing games and more. These games will act as a time machine, taking you back to your childhood with retro classics. Head home with a collection of winnings from the prize shop! Perfect your putt this weekend at the Kristof Entertainment Center’s mini golf course, that reopens for the season this weekend. The course is highlighted by 18 holes, greens and waterfalls, enjoy the views and get your putt on! Par-tee at Kristof’s Entertainment Center this weekend! 

Friday-Sunday, March 26-28; noon – 12 a.m., Mini golf admission: $8-$10 per person. Bowling prices: Fridays and Saturdays: $5 per game or $15 per person for an hourly rental. Bowling alley shoe rental is $3. Arcade Game Card Pricing Varies. Kristof’s Entertainment Center, 421 W. Rollins Rd., Round Lake Beach. 

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