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Doors Open: Long Grove & The Village Tavern and more

Saturday August 25, 2018 - Sunday August 26, 2018

Times: Sat.: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Sun.: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Doors Open: Long Grove & The Village Tavern and more

Some of the oldest Illinois villages and towns are located in Lake County like Barrington, Waukegan, Libertyville and Highland Park. Many notable and pivotal individuals in American history resided in the area as well as some of the eldest structures in the state reside in the county. The longest standing bar and restaurant in the Land of Lincoln is in Long Grove called Village Tavern. The tavern that opened its doors in 1847 still entices suds aficionados and food fanatics to this day. Ravinia Festival in Highland Park is the United States longest running outdoor music festival with its inception in 1904. Historical landmarks include venues like the Mother Rudd House in Gurnee (an Underground Railroad post), Genesee Theatre in Waukegan (constructed in 1926), the Shiloh House in Zion (built in 1901) and many more.


The Village Tavern
135 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, IL

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Admission: Free Admission

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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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