Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau - Things to Do – Calendar of Events
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Next Weekend is just around the corner! Make plans for a night out with dinner and then head to a show at the Genesee Theatre. The kids will love looking at classic cars and movie cars at Volo Auto Museum or enjoy the outdoors at the Lake County Forest Preserve. With summer right around the corner, we can enjoy Lake County staples like Ravinia Festival and Six Flags Great America.

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Long Grove Strawberry Fest
Long Grove, IL

Festival of Fine Arts
Highland Park, IL

Grayslake Arts Festival & Wine Tasting
Grayslake, IL

Beach Bash at Diamond Lake
Mundelein, IL

Key West Fest at Blarney Island
Antioch, IL
Senior Day
11/06/18 - 07/02/19
Just for seniors—earn 55 or more points on Tuesdays from 3 a.m.–11:59 p.m.,...

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No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournaments
Ongoing - 05/01/14
Register on the day of the tournament. Players seated in live games will ha...

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Friday Night Fish Fry
Ongoing - 04/24/15
Friday Night is "All you can eat" Fish Fry for $9.95 at the Lakeside Restau...

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Vineyard Tour, Tasting & Wine Appreciation Seminar
Ongoing - 12/31/15
Call today and make reservations, print this

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First Fridays on MainStreet
Ongoing - 12/02/16
Each First Friday of the month from March - December, come to downtown Libe...

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Live Music at Route 41 Roadhouse Every Friday Night
Ongoing - 12/31/17
The Savanna House has live music every Friday night. Come out with the frie...

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The Sanctuary Buffet at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing - 12/31/17
Join us for a delicious Sunday Brunch every Sunday from 10am-2pm. Choose fr...

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5X Points
Ongoing - 07/01/18
Summer just got better—5X better—with 5X points every single Sunday in June...

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Free Vineyard Tours at Vigneto del Bino Winery
Ongoing - 08/26/18
Vigneto del Bino hosts free Vineyard Tours on Sundays at 1 and 3pm. Vigneto...

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Hawthorn Mall Cruise Night
Ongoing - 09/26/18
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Tacos and Tunes
Ongoing - 09/27/18
Join for live music featuring a local band and all-you-can-eat tacos from 6...

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Barrington's Farmers Market
Ongoing - 10/18/18
The Barrington Farmers Market will offer a wide variety of vendors selling ...

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Art Exhibition: Head in the Trees
Ongoing - 10/28/18
In Head in the Trees, artist Kaye Buchman addresses themes relatin...

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Ravinia Farmers Market
Ongoing - 10/30/18
Since 1978, Ravinia Farmers Market has been a leading producer of some of t...

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Tiki Taco Tuesday
Ongoing
Join us on Tuesdays from 2 to 9, when we’ll be featuring a special menu of ...

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Carl and Lily Tolpo: Art Osmosis
Ongoing - 11/24/18
In this exhibit are featured many works that present an intimate look at a ...

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Family Movie Series
Ongoing - 11/25/18
Family movies showing each Sunday through November.
Poses and Pints
Ongoing - 12/02/18
Tighthead hosts a yoga class in our taproom the first Sunday of every month...

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Wednesday $1 Off Pints at Bosacki's Home Brew
Ongoing - 12/26/18
Each Wednesday at Bosacki's Home Brew, pints of delicious home brew ...

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$4 off Growler Fills on Wednesdays
Ongoing - 12/26/18
Stop by the brewery on Wednesdays and receive $4 off of gr...

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Flight Night
Ongoing - 12/27/18
A selection of mini-cocktails - try three different cocktails for just $10!...

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Thursday Trivia Nights
Ongoing - 12/27/18
Current events, geography, history, movies, music, pop culture, science and...

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Improv Comedy Shows
Ongoing - 12/29/18
See side-splitting Improv Comedy!

Saturday Nights

20th Century Children's Toys
Ongoing - 12/29/18
Come and peruse our Children's Toys through the Decades of the 20th Century...

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$2 off Pints Sundays
Ongoing - 12/30/18
Stop by the brewery on Sundays to receive $2 off pints....

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Open Mic Nights
Ongoing - 12/30/18
The Mundelein Arts Commission’s second Open Mic Night of the fall series is...

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Prime Rib Saturdays
Ongoing - 12/31/18
Saturday Night is our Prime Rib Special! Get a table by the fireplace, glas...

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Kids Eat Free Mondays & Tuesdays at O'Toole's
Ongoing - 12/31/18
Join us every Monday & Tuesday night for Kid's Eat Free. Monday's with Holl...

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Wine About Wednesdays
Ongoing - 12/31/18
Every Wednesday, 545 North Bar and Grill will feature Wine About Wednesday!...

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1/2 Price Wine Bottle Mondays
Ongoing - 12/31/18
Join every Monday for 1/2 price wine bottles from a select list. If you can...

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Orchids After Hours
Ongoing - 03/24/19
Come see 10,000 orchids in bloom and taste tropics-inspired drinks and othe...

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Tiki Taco Tuesdays
Ongoing - 03/26/19
Join us on Tuesdays from 2 to 9, when we’ll be featuring a special menu of ...

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The Healing Power of Plants
Ongoing - 03/31/19
Join us for an exhibition featuring the work of two very different artists,...

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Bunny Hill Basics
Ongoing - 04/15/19
Introducing a brand new opportunity to give skiing a try! Curious what the...

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Avian Art at Volo Bog
Ongoing - 04/19/19
Let's celebrate birds! Avian Art invites Artists to submit for considerati...

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Sunday Brunch featuring Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar
Ongoing - 04/28/19
Join us every Sunday for our Weekend Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar featuring 6...

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Navy Tails: Animals in the U.S. Navy
Ongoing - 04/30/19
Featuring the Navy's four-legged sailors, this exhibit tells the story of h...

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Trivia Tuesdays
Ongoing - 04/30/19
Test your knowledge with great food and drinks....

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Potting Party at Lambs Farm
Ongoing - 05/11/19
Join us on Saturday, May 4 and Saturday, May 11, for a Potting Party at Lam...

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Baroque to Baby Concert
Ongoing
These baby-centric concerts are designed to encourage parents and caretaker...

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Puzzle - Wall of Fame
Ongoing - 05/31/19
Challenge yourself on our Puzzle Wall of Fame. Puzzles of various difficul...

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Comic Book Cover Contest
Ongoing - 06/01/19
Draw or paint your own original comic book cover. Be inspired by your favor...

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North Shore Night @ The Tavern
Ongoing
Join us and our friends at Tavern Lounge in Libertyville for our monthly co...

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Yarnstorm Club
Ongoing
Knit and natter, crochet and chatter with this creative community group pre...

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Yarnstorm:  Knitting and Crochet Drop-in
Ongoing
Knit and natter, crochet and chatter with the team behind Libertyville's Ju...

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Tiki Taco Tuesdays
Ongoing - 06/25/19
Join North Shore Distillery on Tuesdays from 2 to 9, when we’ll be featurin...

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Camp Adler -- Now Enrolling
Ongoing - 07/08/19
Camp Adler is the day camp for creative kids! Artists, musicians, singers a...

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Vinyl Night
Ongoing - 07/31/19
Every Wednesday Tony spin records our or yours! You never know what genre h...

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Flexible Summer Music Lessons--Now Enrolling
Ongoing - 08/01/19
When did you last try something new? Enroll in flexible summer music lesso...

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MainStreet Libertyville's Lunch in the Park
Ongoing - 08/09/19
Enjoy live bands, choose a delicious lunch from among 8 food vendors in Co...

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Concert in the Park Series
Ongoing - 08/23/19
Join your family, friends and neighbors for an evening in the park listenin...

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Finned Boats of the '50s at Volo Auto
Ongoing - 09/01/19
Automobile inspired boats of the 1950s are featured starting Memorial Day w...

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Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays
Ongoing - 09/12/19
Food Truck Thursdays with Music in the Park will return to the Ravinia Dist...

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Farmers Market
Ongoing - 09/14/19
RLA Chamber Farmers Market starts July 13! Round Lake Area Farmers Marke...

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Fox Lake Farmers  Market
Ongoing - 09/24/19

The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and...

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Straight Up Bingo
Ongoing - 09/25/19
Join us for our monthly Wednesday Straight Up BINGO! Collette will be MC'in...

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Antioch's Farmers Market
Ongoing - 09/26/19
The Village of Antioch is back with their Farmer's Market in 2019. New Time...

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Mundelein's Farmers Market
Ongoing - 09/27/19
Mundelein Community Connection is bringing back the Mundelein Farmers Marke...

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Farmers Market
Ongoing - 10/12/19
Join Us Every Saturday Morning at the Deerfield Farmers Market June 15 - O...

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MainStreet Libertyville's Farmers Market
Ongoing - 10/17/19
Imagine fresh produce picked yesterday and ready for your table today. Als...

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Opening Day
Ongoing - 10/31/19
ABOUT THE COURSE Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. ...

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Pub Trivia Fridays
Ongoing - 11/29/19
Enjoy craft beers, signature cocktails, good eats and PUB TRIVIA every Frid...

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Sunday Brunch at the Taproom
Ongoing - 12/02/19
Our Weekly Sunday Brunch delivers everything from Breakfast Burritos accomp...

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Stand Up Comedy- Improv Playhouse
Ongoing - 12/06/19
Stand-Up comedy the FIRST FRIDAY of every month FOR ADVANCE TICKETS CALL 8...

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Wednesday Night Filet Mignon for Two
Ongoing - 12/18/19
Wednesday Night Filet Mignon for Two Bite into buttery and exquisitely-s...

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Jump & Meal Deal All Day - Jump All Day
Ongoing - 12/18/19
Wednesday & Thursday Jump & Meal Deal - $15.99/Jumper Jump All Day + 1 ...

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Flight Night
Ongoing - 12/19/19
Join us for a unique opportunity to order smaller-size versions of some of ...

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Trivia at Roaring Table
Ongoing - 12/19/19
Trivia is back! Join Roaring Table, and Chicago Trivia Guys every Thursday ...

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Improv Comedy
Ongoing - 12/21/19
Improv Playhouse Comedy Shows Ongoing- Saturday Nights 7:30p Family F...

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All You Can Eat Fish Fry
Ongoing - 12/27/19
All You Can Eat Flaky Fish Fry Every Friday Night 4:30pm-9pm Taste the ...

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A Retrospective on the Caricatures of Native Son Frank Willmarth
Ongoing - 12/28/19
Frank “Pancho” Willmarth was born right here in Barrington in 1906. After a...

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Saturday Night Prime Rib for Two
Ongoing - 12/28/19
Saturday Night Prime Rib for Two Impress your date with mouth-watering 1...

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Half Price Appetizers
Ongoing - 12/30/19
Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM in the bar Grab a seat in our bar Mon...

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Jump N Jam Fridays
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Plenty of Jumping & Jamming going on Fridays at Jump America. Admission inc...

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Karaoke Fridays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Join the Lodge of Antioch on Friday nights beginning at 9 ...

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Acoustic Lunch Saturdays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Join the Lodge of Antioch for lunch on Saturdays and enjoy...

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Friday Magician at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Join the Lodge of Antioch on Friday nights to witness magi...

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Live DJ at the Lodge of Antioch - Thursdays/Saturdays
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Visit the Lodge of Antioch every Thursday & Saturday for a...

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Acoustic Breakfast Sundays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Join the Lodge of Antioch each Sunday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ...

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Trivia Tuesdays at Light the Lamp Brewery
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Join Light the Lamp Brewery each Tuesday for a night full ...

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Beer Bingo
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Join Light the Lamp Brewery each Wednesday for a night ful...

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Pub Trivia at Tighthead Brewing Company
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Free live trivia at Tighthead Brewery every Wednesday from 7-9PM!

Gr...

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Live Music: Trio Zafiro
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch accompanied by a live, Mexican musical tri...

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Food Truck Thursdays
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Visit Tighthead Brewery on select Thursdays for local food...

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Tot Time Wednesdays
Ongoing - 01/01/20
Bring your tot and jump for only $8. One parent jumps for free with each pa...

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Tuesday is Senior Day at Potawatomi
Ongoing - 03/01/20
Being a Senior has its benefits, and at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, every Tu...

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Crafting Workshops
Ongoing - 04/11/20
Crafting Workshops for all ages!...

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Jack Benny: From Waukegan to Hollywood
Ongoing - 05/01/20
Memorabilia from the exhibit includes historic photographs of Jack Benny, p...

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$2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing - 12/31/25
Come to Lindy's on Tuesdays and enjoy $2 Miller Lite and Coors Light Drafts...

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Bingo Tuesdays
Ongoing - 12/31/25
Free to play, prizes given out each round. Grand prize is always something...

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