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

Long Grove Strawberry Festival
Long Grove Strawberry Festival
Taste of Highland Park at The Lot in Highland Park
Taste of Highland Park at The Lot in Highland Park
Grayslake AuthorFest at The Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum
Grayslake AuthorFest at The Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum
Sip, Slip, and Shop Wine and Beer Tasting with Boat Show and Vendor Fair in Fox Lake
Sip, Slip, and Shop Wine and Beer Tasting with Boat Show and Vendor Fair in Fox Lake

"Summer of Soul" at Genesee Theatre in Waukegan

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#LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest
03/19/24 - 06/20/24
The phrase, "take a picture it'll last longer," takes new mea...

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Pianist Jonathan Biss at Ravinia Festival
06/20/24
Local musician Jonathan Biss tickels the keys to the music of Schubert...

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Summer of Soul at Genesee Theatre
06/20/24
This fascinating documentary features a treasure trove of iconic performanc...

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Battle of the Bands in Lake Zurich
06/20/24
Date: June 20 @ 6 pm Are you 13 to 20 years of age and play in a band? We a...

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Zion Park District - Too Hype Crew
06/20/24
JUNE 20 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Get Ready! More than a party band, more than...

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Summer Solstice Science at Heller Nature Center
06/20/24
Learn about the summer solstice, trace some shadows, and make your own sola...

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World's Largest Swim Lesson at Hidden Creek Aquapark
06/20/24
Participate in the World’s Largest Swim Lesson at Hidden Creek AquaPa...

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Robert Rolfe Fedderson at Tighthead
06/20/24
LIVE MUSIC: Thursday, June 20, 2024 7:00 PM 9:00 PM ROBERT ROLFE FEDDERSEN...

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Summer Camp in the Farm at Susanna Farms
06/17/24 - 06/21/24
Summer Camp will focus on building children's horse knowledge and capac...

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The Violent Femmes with the Chicago Philharmonic at Ravinia Festival
06/21/24
Hailing from Milwaukee, Violent Femmes were one of the most influential pun...

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International Day of Yoga Summer Solstice at Rosewood Beach
06/21/24
Celebrate International Day of Yoga on the boardwalk at Rosewood Beach. Ins...

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Six Speed Tranny at Tighthead
06/21/24
LIVE MUSIC: Friday, June 21, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM...

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Braai at Roaring Table
06/21/24
Join us for another South African cookout - a Braai. Try our new South Afri...

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Juneteenth Celebration with The African American Museum at the England Manor
06/10/24 - 06/22/24
Join in for an enriching bus tour exploring Zion's rich Black history, ...

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Taste of Highland Park
06/21/24 - 06/22/24
The City of Highland Park is bringing the ultimate lineup of entertainment ...

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Ruth Page Civic Ballet and and Friends at Ravinia Festival
06/22/24
Ruth Page Professional Dance Training Program brings the elegance, artistry...

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The Magic Mansion, A Family Concert with Zach Frame
06/22/24
Magic Mansion Family Concert, featuring organist Zach Frame. Perfect for...

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Grayslake AuthorFest 2024
06/22/24
Grayslake AuthorFest aims to bring together authors, readers, and aspiring ...

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Summer of Ratings at the National Museum of the American Sailor
06/22/24
The National Museum of the American Sailor is excited to announce their &ld...

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Collective Artist Group Show: Artist Reception at Blue Moon Gallery
06/22/24
Meet Our Talented 2024 Collective Artists who show year-round in the galler...

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MidSommar Celebration
06/22/24
Join North Shore Distillery in Green Oaks for one of their favorite ev...

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Sip, Slip and Shop Wine and Beer Tasting with Boat Show and Vendor Fair  in Fox Lake
06/22/24
Along the shores of Nippersink Lake, the Chain O'Lakes Chamber of Comme...

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Father's Day Paint Social at Dandelion Gallery
06/22/24
Celebrating Fathers! Enjoy a fun afternoon bonding over painting and ref...

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WILL ULRICH IN THE PARLOR SPEAKEASY AT PRIMO
06/22/24
Will Ulrich, in The Parlor Speakeasy at Primo! Free Show compliments of Bir...

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Herf Cigar Expo at Gold Pyramid House
06/22/24
Are you a cigar enthusiast or curious to learn more? ‚Äč If so, we are thr...

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Opening Reception: Kay Smith Acrylic Paintings at Blue Moon Gallery
06/22/24
Kay’s artwork explores vivid color combinations, non-objective abstra...

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On The Bricks: Pop-Up Guest Artist Laura O'Connor at Blue Moon Gallery
06/22/24
One Night Only "Needle and thread are always in my hands. When usin...

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Local Papers: Art Created On or With Paper at Blue Moon Gallery
06/22/24
LOCAL PAPERS: Art Created On or With Paper Phil Schorn, Angela Williams Du...

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Milkweed and Monarchs - Butterfly Watch at Heller Nature Center
06/22/24
Find them fluttering among the milkweed flowers! See some up-close Monar...

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Ed Grushon at Tighhead
06/22/24
LIVE MUSIC: Saturday, June 22, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM...

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Tuba Fest at Roaring Table
06/22/24
Join us for our release of tuba solo! We’ll be dunking Lane, Beth, an...

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