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College of Lake County Illinois – Sones De Mexico Ensemble

Come on out to listen to the sounds of Mexico at James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County.

 Enjoy a  familiar collection of over twenty-five folk string, percussion and wind instruments, bright four-part vocal arrangements and acrobatic dance demonstrations. Their diverse music is true to its roots and old masters, yet current and fresh at the same time.

Pre-lecture show at 6:45-7:15pm.
September 16th at 7:30pm

Tickets are available online at JLCenter
Single Ticket Price $25*
Senior/Staff/Alumni $23*
CLC Student $15 ♦ Children under 12 $6
*Please note: This performance is open seating only; no reserved seating.

As an added benefit you can get a discounted meal
Discounted Dining Partner! Show your ticket or ticket stub to Sones de Mexico at Rudy’s Mexican Grill, Sept. 16, through Sept. 19, 2010, and receive 20% off your total order! (Not valid with any other coupons or offers, one discount per order)

September 16, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grayslake Heritage Center, IL

The Grayslake Heritage Center will be dedicated today August 15th at 2pm. After going through an expansion and renovation the Heritage Center will now officially open. The building will be open to the public until 5pm today.

To view the building plan of the new Grayslake Heritage Center

Hope to see you there!

August 15, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grayslake Summer Days 2010!

Grayslake Summer Days 2010

The Grayslake Summer Days 2010 is coming.

Mark your calendar and come out to enjoy the music, games, and fun.

August 20, 2010 – August 21, 2010

Municipal Parking Lot – Center & Seymour Avenue in downtown Grayslake

Friday – 5pm- Midnight
Saturday – 11am – midnight
Bike and Pet Parade - 12 noon Saturday (line-up on Slusser Street begins at 10 am)
Summer Days Parade – “Grayslake’s Got Talent” kickoffs at 7PM Saturday evening. This is a new time so make sure you make the correction in your calendars.
Family music festival with activities for the entire family. Music, carnival games, food vendors, business booth area

Cost: FREE!
The Exchange Club of Grayslake will be running the Beer tent. This group of volunteers works to raise money for the prevention of child abuse and many other organizations through out the Lake County and Chicago area. I will be working for this cause on Saturday afternoon so I hope to see you there!
Enjoy!

August 15, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2010 Lake County Fair Schedule of Events

July 27-August 1

  

 

General Admission:  $10
Season Pass:  $35
Seniors 65 & over:  $5
Children ages 5-12: $5
Children’s season pass:  $15
Children age 4 & under: Free
Military Personnel in Uniform: Free
Military with active ID: $5

So what is happening at the Lake County Illinois Fair this

year…

Tuesday, July 27
AM
9:00      Dairy Junior Livestock Show
12:00    Grand Opening Ceremony/
              Flag Raising
PM
4:00      Beer Garden Opens
5:00      Lake Co. Fire Dept. Live Burn & Sprinkler Demo
7:00      Dairy Goat Milking
7:00      Miss Lake County Fair Pageant
7:00      Pro Motocross Races
Wednesday, July 28
AM
8:00      4-H Pony and English Horse Show
PM
1:00      Judging of Special Youth Livestock Show
3:00      Youth Show-Dairy Goats
4:00      Beer Garden Opens
7:00      Pro Motocross Races
7:00      Jr. & Little Miss Lake County Fair Queen Pageant
Thursday, July 29
AM
8:00      Judging of 4-H Western Horse Show
9:00      Judging of Open Class Beef, Swine, Sheep, & Goats
PM
4:00      Beer Garden Opens
5:00      Truck & Tractor Pulls 
5:00      Lake County Battle of the Bands Winner – Main Stage
7:00      Mathein (Blues Band) – Main Stage
8:00      Mellencougar – Main Stage

Friday, July 30
AM
7:30      Special Youth Horse Show
9:00      Dairy Goat Show Judging
9:00      Judging of Open Class Dairy
PM
12:00    Beer Garden Opens
1:00      Sheep-Lead Class (Sale Barn)
1:00      Senior Talent Fun Show
5:30      Battle of the Bands
6:00      Off the Record (70′s & 80′s Band)
7:00      Professional Contest Rodeo
8:00      En Lace – Beer Garden
8:30      American English – Main Stage
              *Beatles Tribute Band 

Saturday, July 31
PM
12:00    Registration for Auction Sale
12:00    Beer Garden Opens
12:00    Lake Co. Fire Depts. Auto Extrication (Jaws of Life) Demo
1:00      Sale of Livestock Champions
1:00      Professional Contest Rodeo
5:00      Charissa and the Auburn Sky Band *Hannah Montana Tribute
6:00      Professional Contest Rodeo
6:00      Brass From the Past -Main Stage
7:00      Southern Exposure
7:00      Dueling Pianos -Beer Tent
8:00      Will Rock

Sunday, August 1
AM
8:00      Open Horse Show
10:00    Non Denomination Church Service
11:00    Junior Talent Contest

PM
11:30    Battle of the Bands
12:00    Demolition Derby—All Day
1:00      Southern Exposure – Main Stage
2:30      Senior Talent Contest
3:00      Latino Disk Jockey – Main Stage
5:00      Livestock Barns Close
8:00      Exhibits Released
We will be helping the Grayslake Exchange Club and taking your tickets on Tuesday and Thursday morning…Hope to see you there!

July 20, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lake County Fair 2010

The Lake County Fair is coming. Mark your calendars now.

Date: July 27, 2010 – August 1, 2010
http://www.lcfair.com
 
Event Description 82nd annual Lake County Fair with everything from Motocross, PRCA Rodeo’s, Truck & Tractor Pulls, Demo Derbies, Entertainment, Carnival, Fair foods and lots of fun for all!
 
Event Location Lake County Fairgrounds
Date/Time Information gates open at 8AM daily, Midway 11AM 11pm

 

Please note the location. This is the second year at the newer location.

 corner of Peterson Rd. & Midlothian Rd. in Grayslake, Illinois.

1060 E. Peterson Rd.
Grayslake, IL  60030

General Admission:  $10
Season Pass:  $35
Seniors 65 & over:  $5
Children ages 5-12: $5
Children’s season pass:  $15
Children age 4 & under: Free
Military Personnel in Uniform: Free
Military with active ID: $5

July 13, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Grayslake Farmers Market July 7th, 2010

Eeyore will be visiting the Grayslake Farmers Market this evening from 3:30-4pm.  Hang around and make sidewalk chalk with Ms. Diane from 4-6pm. The market will run from 3-7pm. For a complete list of vendors and a map of the market, please visit there website. See you there!

July 7, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grayslake Farmers Market June 30,2010

 

Tonight at the Grayslake Farmers Market see Abby Cadabby from 3:30-4pm and stop by for the Krafty Kidz Art Project from 4-6pm. The market will run from 3-7pm. Visit the website for more information on the vendors and a map of the market. See you there!

June 30, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grayslake Farmers Market June 23, 2010

 

Today at the Grayslake Farmers Market, come out to meet Elmo from 3:30-4pm. Get a free Tatto from 4-6pm. The market will be open from 3-7pm. Visit the website for a list of vendors and a map! Hope to see you there!

June 23, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet the Mayor of Grayslake

June 9th is the beginning of the Grayslake Summer Farmers Market. Rhett Taylor, the Mayor of Grayslake will be on hand to answer your questions, or just stop by to say hi from 3-6pm!  The Farmers Market will run from 3-7pm every Wednesday until October 6th. Music for opening day by Two Thumbs Up. Meet Big Bird from 3:30-4:00pm and make a bird feeder with Ms. Sam from 4-6pm. Visit the website for a complete list of vendors and a map. See you there!

June 4, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grayslake Illinois links you can use!

 

Looking for information regarding Grayslake Illinois? Look no further the information is here!

Village of Grayslake - 10 S Seymour, Grayslake, IL 60030 847-223-8515

Grayslake Police Department - 10 S Seymour, Grayslake, IL 60030 847-223-2341

Grayslake Fire Department - 160 Hawley Ave, Grayslake IL 60030 847-223-8960

Grayslake Aquatic Center - 250 Library Lane, Grayslake IL 60030 847-223-POOL

Grayslake Senior Center - 50 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL 60030 847-543-1041

Grayslake Park District - 240 Commerce Lane, Grayslake IL 60030 847-223-PLAY

Grayslake Public Library - 100 Library Lane, Grayslake IL 60030 847-223-5313

Grayslake Chamber of Commerce - 10 S Seymour, Grayslake IL 60030 847-223-6888

Grayslake High School District 127 - 400 N Lake, Grayslake IL 60030 847-986-3400

Grayslake School District 46 - 565 Frederick, Grayslake IL 60030 847-543-5322

Grayslake Historical Society - 164 Hawley, Grayslake IL 60030 847-223-7663

Avon Township - 433 E. Washington Street, Round Lake Park IL 60073 847-546-1446

College of Lake County - 19351 W Washington, Grayslake IL 60030 847-543-2000

Woodland School District 50 - 847-596-5000

The Oasis - 151 Hawley Street, Grayslake, IL 60030 847-986-2799

 

For information regarding Grayslake restaurants just view

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April 28, 2010 Posted by | Grayslake Local Business', Lake County News | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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