Things to do this Weekend January 6-8

Welcome to 2017 folks. In our first weekend into the new year, here are the top things to do this weekend January 6-8. Happy New Year Lake County

Photo Credit Sequoit Media

Photo Credit Sequoit Media

1. Wilmot Mountain’s Grand Re-opening Celebration

Help celebrate $13M in improvements at Wilmot Mountain! From construction to celebration – Wilmot Mountain is inviting everyone to come celebrate their renovations, so head to the hill for an all-day event featuring family-friendly activities and fun for everyone. Hang out in the lodge, have a meal at Walt’s Tavern, spend some time on the slopes, and spend time with the whole family. Watch the Wilmot Adult Race Team in their first Wilmot Race of the season; enjoy an ice sculpting demonstration, a rail jam, s’mores by the fire, live music and more!

Saturday, January 7; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wilmot Mountain, 11931 Fox River Rd., Wilmot, WI.



2. Meet Marshall from Adventure Bay at Tilt Studio

It’s time to get fired up! Direct from Adventure Bay comes that ruff-ruff and ready daring Dalmatian Marshall from Paw Patrol to Tilt Studio at Rink Side Family Entertainment Center in Gurnee. It’s the doggone best opportunity to meet your favorite pup in person. Marshall will make three very special one-hour-long appearances.

Saturday, January 7; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. Free admission. Tilt Studio at Rink Side Family Entertainment Center, 6152 W. Grand Ave, Gurnee.



3. Zurko Antique and Flea Market

For 45 years, Zurko Promotions has been bringing quality antique shows and flea markets to the Midwest. This weekend’s show at the Lake County Fairgrounds will offer a variety of antiques and collectibles, including country furniture, estate jewelry, Victoriana, postcards, art glass and porcelains, advertising items, old toys, vintage clothing and linens, coins, decorator items, paintings, primitives, treasures, and much, much more.

Saturday-Sunday, January 7-8; Sat 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission $7. Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Rd., Grayslake.



4. Elvis’ Birthday Party at Volo Auto Museum

‘Everybody, let’s rock!’ Volo Auto Museum will be doing just that while they’re celebrating Elvis Presley’s birthday on Sunday, January 8. Enjoy two performances by Chicagoland’s #1 Elvis impersonator Travis Morris at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., free birthday cupcakes, and get your picture taken with “Elvis”!

Sunday, January 8; Admission ranges between $9-$15. Children under five are free. Volo Auto Museum, 27582 Volo Village Rd., Volo.


Photo Credit: Wedding Wire

Photo Credit: Wedding Wire

5. Lake/Cook County Wedding Bridal Expo

Planning a wedding? This weekend head to the largest wedding expo in the area – the Lake and Cook County Wedding Expo at DoubleTree Mundelein. Brides-to-be don’t miss this show for all your bridal needs. Visit with over 60 vendors offering everything needed to make your wedding day special, plus a panel of experts providing the latest tips, tricks and ideas to help your day go as smoothly as possible.

Sunday, January 8; 12-3 p.m. Free admission (register online in advance). DoubleTree Mundelein, 510 E. Route 83, Mundelein.


For more things to do this weekend January 6-8, continue here.

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