Calendar of Events

Next Weekend is just around the corner! Every season in Lake County creates long-lasting memories. Take an adventure through nature at one of the Lake County Forest Preserves or our state natural areas like Illinois Beach State Park, Chain O'Lakes State Park or Volo Bog State Natural Area. Dine on the delectable bites by eating alfresco or devour world-class cuisine in the comfort of your home with curbside pickup, takeout or delivery. Our local wineries, breweries and distilleries offer sumptuous spirits, vibrant vinos and breathtaking brews compliments of the Lake County Libation Trail. Peruse the calendar of events to see what's going on this month and beyond in the land of lakes!

Weekend Watch: Lake County's Top Five Things To Do This Weekend

Six Flags Great American Opening Weekend in Gurnee
Six Flags Great American Opening Weekend in Gurnee
Fear No Art Festival at James Lumber Performing Arts Center in Grayslake
Fear No Art Festival at James Lumber Performing Arts Center in Grayslake

"Baby The Musical" at Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest
Par King Skill Golf in Lincolnshire Opens For The Season
Par King Skill Golf in Lincolnshire Opens For The Season
Eddie Barbash and KASA Quartet at Bennett Gordon Hall inside Ravinia Festival in Highland Park
Eddie Barbash and KASA Quartet at Bennett Gordon Hall inside Ravinia Festival in Highland Park

25th Anniversary Fear No Art Festival at College of Lake County
04/19/24 - 04/20/24
A festival like no other, the annual Fear No Art Festival, is a lively cele...

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Eddie Barbash and KASA Quartet at Bennett Gordon Hall
04/20/24
Saxophonist Eddie Barbash and the KASA Quartet unite to breathe new life in...

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Cocktail Distillery Tour
04/20/24
A tour & cocktail class in one – cocktail samples & history a...

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Table Four Twenty at Side Lot
04/20/24
Celebrate your favorite "green" holiday like an adult at The Side...

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Round Lake Earth Day
04/20/24
Join the Village of Round Lake Public Works staff for a morning of Earth Da...

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Classics and Jazz with Lake County Symphony Orchestra in Gurnee
04/20/24
Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring - full orchestra version Charlie Parker...

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Gurnee American Legion Spring Craft Fair
04/20/24
Gurnee American Legion AUXILIARY 2024 SPRING CRAFTS & VENDOR FAIR 30...

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The Hope Center - Lake Zurich Gala of Hope at
04/20/24
Join in supporting a local organization that serves families' needs in ...

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Farmers Market Tasting: Illuminated Brew Works
04/20/24
Stop by Beer Bazaar to try some beer from Illuminated Brew Works out of Chi...

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David Chiriboga Duo at American Place
04/20/24
David's Spanish guitar duo seamlessly merges the traditional flair of S...

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5th Annual Main Street Mini Golf Crawl at Lindy's
04/20/24
Wauconda…are you ready for a HOLE lot of fun? Main Street Mini Golf ...

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Earth Day Cleanup and Race Car Show at Waukegan Harbor and Green Town on the Rocks
04/20/24
The Waukegan Harbor & Marina is hosting an open to the public event for...

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The King of Mars at Tighthead
04/20/24
Saturday, April 20, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM...

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
04/20/24
ArtWauk is the monthly celebration of all arts in downtown Waukegan. Eac...

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Comparative Cabernet Tasting at Lynfred Winery Highland Park
04/12/24 - 04/21/24
Dive into a journey of Cabernet Sauvignon excellence! Join in for a capt...

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Chicagoland Antique Advertising & Slot Machine and Jukebox Show at Lake County Fairgrounds
04/20/24 - 04/21/24
The public is cordially invited to attend the largest antique show of its k...

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Evil Woman: The American ELO at Genesee Theatre
04/21/24
Formed with the intention of "picking up where The Beatles left off,&q...

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Earth Week Celebration at Hastings Lake
04/21/24
Drop in with your family to learn about its history and some of the things ...

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Wild Onion Wedding and Quinceanera Expo at Wild Onion Brewery
04/21/24
This free event is designed for engaged couples or Quinceañeras seek...

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Vinyl Sunday with Andy’s Records @ Beer Bazaar
04/21/24
Join Beer Bazaar along with Nick from Andy’s Records! They’ll b...

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Grayslake Greenery Garden Club - Tropicals
04/22/24
Join the Grayslake Greenery Garden Club for their General Meeting and Progr...

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Evening Bird and Botany Walk Earth Week at Edward L. Ryerson Welcome Center
04/22/24
The local woodlands come alive with wildflowers and birds in spring. Joi...

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Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Series at Lake Forest Library
04/22/24
Register and join in person or on Zoom to watch a short film from the ...

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Live Sound Meditation Experience at Chicago Botanic Gardens
01/09/24 - 04/23/24
Find a comfortable seat or lie down, close your eyes, and allow the frequen...

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Evening Serendipity Walk: Earth Week at Middlefork Savannah
04/23/24
Join in for a leisurely stroll and experience the evening sounds and sites ...

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Tuesday Trivia @ Beer Bazaar: General Topics
04/23/24
Bring your friends to Trivia Night at Beer Bazaar! Tonight is General Topic...

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Chicago Showcase at Patty Turner Center
01/24/24 - 04/24/24
January 24, 2024 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Discover the PTC’s exciting w...

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Spring Cocktails with North Shore Distillery
04/24/24
Your favorite local cocktail nerds are hosting a fun, interactive discussio...

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Humpday Happy Hour
04/24/24
All cocktails are $2 off on Wednesdays at North Shore Distillery!...

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Senior Series: Earth Week at Marl Flat
04/24/24
Celebrate Earth week by joining an environmental educator on this hike at M...

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Physics Day at Six Flags Great America
04/25/24
Physics Day at Six Flags offer knowledge and fun in one sweet deal. Stud...

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Flight Night Thursdays at North Shore Distillery
04/25/24
Join North Shore Distillery on Thursdays when they offer a creative fl...

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