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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Grayslake Color Aloft Balloon Festival
Grayslake, IL

Potawatomi Trails Pow Wow
Zion, IL

Port Clinton Art Festival
Highland Park, IL

North Shore Wine, Beer & Cigar Fest
Libertyville, IL

Food Truck Fridays
Lincolnshire, IL

Bess Bower Dunn Day at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
Libertyville, IL
Thunder on the Chain Drag Boat Races
05/30/19 - 08/29/19
Welcome to the unique world of Blarney Island Drag Boat Racing. Now enterin...

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Karaoke at Mickey Finns
06/13/19 - 08/29/19
Think you can sing? Come out to Mickey Finn's on Thursday nights. Normally ...

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Double Decker Disney Bus Tour at Volo Auto
05/25/19 - 09/01/19
Celebrating 90 years of Mickey Mouse. Tour the museum grounds on the Histo...

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Butterflies & Blooms Exhibit
05/25/19 - 09/02/19
Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition where visitors can immerse t...

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Marvelocity: The Art Of Alex Ross
03/09/19 - 09/08/19
The work of a renowned comic book artist is coming to the Dunn Museum in Li...

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A Pollinator's Perspective at the Chicago Botanic Gardens
05/18/19 - 09/08/19

See the world from a bird’s eye view. Or a bug’s. Or a bat&r...

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Highland Park's Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays
06/06/19 - 09/12/19

Food Truck Thursdays with Music in the Park will return to the Ravinia D...

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Handicap Buster School
05/11/19 - 09/13/19
The Handicap Buster School is a 1-day class that will cover a lot of aspect...

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The Genesee Tribute Series - 5 Show Package
05/18/19 - 09/14/19
The Genesee Theatre kicks off its 2019 Tribute Series with five incredible ...

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North Point Marina Pop-up Beer Garden
06/15/19 - 09/14/19
Join Harbor Brewing Co. for the Pop-up Beer Garden every month this summer ...

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Cruise-In Nights at Wings Etc.
05/14/19 - 09/24/19
Come and join Wings Etc. for Cruise-In Nights! Takes place the 2nd and 4th ...

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Lambs Farm - Farmyard Open for the Season
04/15/19 - 10/27/19
Mark your calendars for April 15, the opening day of the farmyard season! W...

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Boating Season Begins at Waukegan Harbor & Marina
04/01/19 - 11/01/19
The 2019 boating season is officially underway! Take your vessel out on the...

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Self-Guided Tours at Cuneo Mansion and Gardens
04/05/19 - 12/30/19
The Cuneo Mansion is open for self-guided tours. It is open most Fridays an...

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Filler-Up Friday
01/01/19 - 12/31/19
1/2 price growlers & refills every Friday from Noon-5 p.m....

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Holiday Inn Express Birthday Party Package
01/01/13 - 02/12/29
Looking for a place to hold a children's birthday party? This package inclu...

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

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Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays
Ongoing
Food Truck Thursdays with Music in the Park will return to the Ravinia Dist...

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Fox Lake Farmers  Market
Ongoing

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

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Straight Up Bingo
Ongoing
Join us for our monthly Wednesday Straight Up BINGO! Collette will be MC'in...

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Antioch's Farmers Market
Ongoing
The Village of Antioch is back with their Farmer's Market in 2019. New Time...

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Mundelein's Farmers Market
Ongoing
Mundelein Community Connection is bringing back the Mundelein Farmers Marke...

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Deerfield's Farmers Market
Ongoing

Join Us Every Saturday Morning at the Deerfield Farmers Market June 15 -...

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

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Opening Day
Ongoing
ABOUT THE COURSE Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. ...

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Pub Trivia Fridays
Ongoing

Enjoy craft beers, signature cocktails, good eats and PUB TRIVIA every F...

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Sunday Brunch at the Taproom
Ongoing
Our Weekly Sunday Brunch delivers everything from Breakfast Burritos accomp...

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Stand Up Comedy- Improv Playhouse
Ongoing
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
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
Wednesday & Thursday Jump & Meal Deal - $15.99/Jumper Jump All Day + 1 ...

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

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Improv Comedy
Ongoing
Improv Playhouse Comedy Shows Ongoing- Saturday Nights 7:30p Family F...

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All You Can Eat Fish Fry
Ongoing
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
Frank “Pancho” Willmarth was born right here in Barrington in 1906. After a...

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

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Half Price Appetizers
Ongoing

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
Plenty of Jumping & Jamming going on Fridays at Jump America. Admission inc...

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Karaoke Fridays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing
Join the Lodge of Antioch on Friday nights beginning at 9 ...

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Acoustic Lunch Saturdays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing
Join the Lodge of Antioch for lunch on Saturdays and enjoy...

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Friday Magician at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing
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
Visit the Lodge of Antioch every Thursday & Saturday for a...

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Acoustic Breakfast Sundays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing
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
Join Light the Lamp Brewery each Tuesday for a night full ...

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Beer Bingo
Ongoing
Join Light the Lamp Brewery each Wednesday for a night ful...

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

Gr...

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Live Music: Trio Zafiro
Ongoing
Enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch accompanied by a live, Mexican musical tri...

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Food Truck Thursdays
Ongoing
Visit Tighthead Brewery on select Thursdays for local food...

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Tot Time Wednesdays
Ongoing
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
Being a Senior has its benefits, and at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, every Tu...

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Crafting Workshops
Ongoing
Crafting Workshops for all ages!...

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Jack Benny: From Waukegan to Hollywood
Ongoing
Memorabilia from the exhibit includes historic photographs of Jack Benny, p...

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

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Bingo Tuesdays
Ongoing
Free to play, prizes given out each round. Grand prize is always something...

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Fish Fry Friday
Ongoing
Come out to Lindy's for a Friday Fish Fry! Your choice of baked or fried No...

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Lindy's Happy Hour Special
Ongoing
Join Lindy's Landing Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. for 1/2 price appe...

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Kids Eat Free Tuesday
Ongoing
Kids eat free! Bring the family out every Tuesday for family days. Kids age...

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Tasting Room at North Shore Distillery
Ongoing
Check out this Spirit Lover's Paradise! We are the oldest craft distillery,...

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Jump Fitness
Ongoing
Come out to the popular event Jump Fitness. Workout with the whole body and...

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Open Mic Night at The Village Tavern
Ongoing

At The Village Tavern, there is live entertainment six nights a week. Ev...

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Chocolate Factory Tour
Ongoing
Hear a brief history of our candy kitchen. See incredible chocolates being...

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Live Music at Mickey Finns Brewery
Ongoing
Come out to Mickey Finn's every Friday and Saturday night a enjoy live ente...

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Guided Tours at Volo Bog
Ongoing
As Winter begins to wane, Volo Bog clings tightly to the cold. Layers of p...

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Trivia Night at Austins
Ongoing
Come out to Austin's every Wednesday night and test your knowledge. Every w...

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Tuesday Night Trivia at Timothy O'Toole's
Ongoing
Come out to Timothy O'Toole's Pub every Tuesday night for trivia. While out...

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Karaoke Wednesday and Saturday Nights
Ongoing
Come out for live karaoke fun! Sing favorite songs in front of friends and ...

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Open Mic Night
Ongoing
The Irish Mill Inn hosts an 'open mic' night every Thursday and Sunday from...

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Kid's Eat Free Tuesday's at Mickey Finns
Ongoing
Bring the kids out and enjoy a great meal. Kids 12 and under eat free every...

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Buy One, Eat Two Every Wednesday
Ongoing
Every Wednesday, all night long buy one burger and get one free, with the p...

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Karaoke Thursdays at Timothy O'Toole's Pub
Ongoing
Come out Thursday nights for karaoke night. Pick out a song and sing away. ...

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Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing

Year-round, come and enjoy Bonnie Brook's mouth-watering Wednesday N...

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Prime Rib Wednesdays
Ongoing
Come out and enjoy a delicious Prime Rib dinner at Cadwell's. This Wednesda...

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Karaoke Every Friday Night at 17 North
Ongoing
Come out with the friends and enjoy a night of karaoke at a great sports ba...

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Children's Museum at the Round Lake Area Park District
Ongoing
Imagine a tot-sized replica of a town built especially for kids or a place ...

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Friday Night Fish Fry at Chessie's
Ongoing
Come out and enjoy the Friday Night Fish Fry. The dinner features "All you...

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Prime Rib Specials at Chessie's
Ongoing
Come out Saturday Night and enjoy a Prime Rib Dinner at Chessie's. Other me...

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