Weekend Round-up

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Friday, August 16th

Little Bear RibFest 
Century Park
1001 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills
6 – 11pm

The Park District is cooking up a mix of blues, brews and BBQ for our annual Ribfest! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the evening listening to award-winning blues musicians. Numerous local rib vendors will be on site barbecuing their specialties! There will be plenty of adult beverages including beer, wine, and a bourbon tasting tent!

Friday, August 16: 6-11 pm
Saturday, August 17: 4-11 pm

$5

Mundelein Farmer’s Market
Downtown Mundelein
Park Street
3 – 7pm

Open Fridays in 2019
Park Street between Lake & Seymour Streets
June 14 – September 27

 

 


Saturday, August 17th

Libertyville Boys Club Charity Football Game
Butler Park
835 W. Winchester
Libertyville
11am

Coach Devin Hester and the West Orange Bobcats

Vs.

Coach Rashied Davis and the Libertyville Wildcats

Come and support retired Chicago Bears players and their teams. $10 Donation for Admission

Carnival, Concession Stands, Q & A with Coach Davis and Coach Hester, Autographed Photos ($10)

Vintage Days
Historic Downtown Long Grove
10am – 6pm

Long Grove Vintage Days is a two-day street market for all things vintage, antique, reclaimed, repurposed, upcycled and handmade. Located in the heart of downtown Long Grove, IL.

We will be lining Old McHenry and Confectionery Lane with vendors.
(308 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove for GPS)

This is a free event open to the public. There will be live music, local street food and a variety of fine wine and beer. The event takes place on Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th 10am-6pm.

Little Bear RibFest 
Century Park
1001 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills
4 – 11pm

The Park District is cooking up a mix of blues, brews and BBQ for our annual Ribfest! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the evening listening to award-winning blues musicians. Numerous local rib vendors will be on site barbecuing their specialties! There will be plenty of adult beverages including beer, wine, and a bourbon tasting tent! $5

Back to School Party
Fire Zone
1100 National Parkway
Schaumburg
10am – 1pm

Join us for a fun morning filled with fire trucks, slides, Legos, crafts, and more! We will be collecting school supplies and then donating them to School District 54. Please bring a donation to be entered to win a prize!

Parade of Disney Vehicles
Volo Auto Museum
27582 Volo Village Road
Volo
10am – 5pm

See our Disney Parade vehicles in action! We have acquired several vehicles used in Disney World parades and we’re going to put them in our own parade! Free Mickey and Minnie ears for all the kids, while supplies last. You’ll also be greeted by several recognizable characters. More info and details https://www.volocars.com/the-attraction/disney-parade-vehicles Buy tickets here!

Movie in the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet
600 N. Main Street
Wauconda
8 – 9:30pm

Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and join us at Cook Park
under the stars for an evening of family fun! This is a free
event, open to the public. No pre-registration needed, simply
show up and enjoy. Please check the website for rain out
information.

The movie will begin at 8:00
Concessions will be available for purchase.

Location: Cook Park (behind Community Center)
Free for everyone!

 

Sunday, August 18th

 

Vintage Days
Historic Downtown Long Grove
10am – 6pm

Long Grove Vintage Days is a two-day street market for all things vintage, antique, reclaimed, repurposed, upcycled and handmade. Located in the heart of downtown Long Grove, IL.

We will be lining Old McHenry and Confectionery Lane with vendors.
(308 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove for GPS)

This is a free event open to the public. There will be live music, local street food and a variety of fine wine and beer. The event takes place on Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th 10am-6pm.

Kids Nature Fun Fest
Greenbelt Cultural Center
1215 Green Bay Road 
North Chicago
1 – 4pm

Engage in pond scooping and critter exploration, nature art, crafts and live animals.

Numerous community partners will share nature activites and crafts. Bring the entire family for a fun-filled afternoon outdoors in nature.

FREE. No registration required. Families with children ages 12 and under. If it rains, event activities will be moved indoors.

Learn more: www.LCFPD.org/events/kids-nature-funfest20190818/

East Grand Farmers & Artisan Market
3559 Grand Avenue
Gurnee
11am – 3pm

The Village of Gurnee would like to thank all of the vendors and attendees for the success of Gurnee’s first ever East Grand Farmers & Artisans Market in 2018. Throughout the market season, local businesses and vendors featured goods such as: locally grown fruits, vegetables, plants, and flowers; meats; baked goods; honey and jams; as well as handmade crafts; accessories and more.

The East Grand Farmers & Artisans Market will return for the 2019 season: The markets will be held on the following dates from 11am-3pm:

July 21st, 2019
August 18th, 2019
September 15th, 2019
October 20th, 2019

Back to School Day
Barbara’s Bookstore
122 Hawthorn Center
Hawthorn Mall
Vernon Hills
12 – 6pm

A weekend for kids as they begin to gear up to go back to the classroom. Authors Lori Degman, Patty Toht, Tracie Main, and storyteller Meg MacDonald will be on-hand to read to the kids.

There will also be an all-day art fair and other activities.

 

 

 

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Park Avenue Dental Professionals

View their special discount on our Partnerships & Discounts page!

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Always call or check event website for availability! If you go, let them know, LAM sent you!

Visit our Aquatics page, Parks with Playgrounds page, Seasonal page, and Activities page for more things to do!

Check out our Calendar for even more events this weekend and month.

 

 

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