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Pancake Breakfast-downtown Grayslake October 17, 2011

Tomorrow is the Pancake Breakfast in downtown Grayslake, IL at the firehouse.

All you can eat and supporting the Exchange Club of Grayslake.

This volunteer organization supports not for profit organizations in the area and all of Lake county including the prevention of child abuse and a Safe Place. Come on out, show your support, and enjoy a breakfast!

7am-12:30pm

Adults $6 Seniors $5 Children 7-12yrs old $4 6 and under FREE

I will be working from 10-1pm and hope to see you there!

October 16, 2010 Posted by | Just For Fun, Lake County News | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Battle of the Brides in Gurnee Illinois

Now this one sounds like fun to watch.  XLC 102.3 will be hosting a Battle of the Brides at Keylime Cove.

Engaged couples will compete to win a honeymoon vacation at a Sandals Resort in the Bahamas or Jamaica among other prizes. Sunday September 19th beginning at 11am.

For more information please visit the XLC website.

Location – KeyLime Cove Waterpark Resort
1700 Nations Drive
Gurnee, IL 60031

September 18, 2010 Posted by | Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lake Villa Civil War Days-Lake Villa Illinois

Are you ready for the Annual Lake Villa Civil War Days?

Saturday September 18, 2010 from 10am to 5 pm and

Sunday September 19, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Located at the Lehmann Mansion at 485 N Milwaukee Ave, Lake Villa, Illinois

Admission is $5 and Mansion Tours $5

Don’t miss this fantastic event with the reenactment of the Civil War. Attend a Press Conference with President Abraham Lincoln, See Generals Thomas, Custer, and Grant; Senator Douglas, Tour the Lehmann Mansion and see Civil War clothing on display. Watch Cavalry Drills and Tactics, see a Daily Battle between the Union and Confederate troops and Visit Union and Confederate Campsites and medical tents. Shop with the sutlers and food vendors, Hear Civil War Music and Storyteller and Participate in Childrens’ Games.

For a schedule of events please visit the Lake Villa Historical Society.

September 18, 2010 Posted by | Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fall Country Festival and Craft Show-Round Lake Illinois

The Fall Country Festival will feature a craft show, activities, a farmers market, and entertainment in Round Lake!

Crafters will come from Northern Illinois and Wisconsin to sell items. There will also be pony rides, hayrides, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, scarecrow maze, music and games for the kids.

Located at 2004 Municipal Way, Round Lake Beach Illinois at the Sports Center.

Time: 11am to 4pm on September 18-19th.

September 17, 2010 Posted by | Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grayslake Illinois Rib Throwdown!

 

Not sure what to do this weekend? How about attending the Grayslake Illinois Ribfest 2010

On Saturday September 18th from 11am to 5pm in downtown Grayslake along Center Street, people will gather for the Grayslake Rib throwdown. Come out and join them and see who has the best ribs!

There will also be live music, food, and beverages.

September 17, 2010 Posted by | Just For Fun, Lake County News, Northern Illinois News & Things to do! | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Free Pie at Bakers Square!

Did you know about Bakers Square Pie Rush Wednesdays?

Every Wednesday when you dine in at Bakers Square you can get a free slice of pie!

for a limited time you can enjoy those sweet delictable treats!

No coupon is require, you must dine in.

The offer does exclude specialty pies, cakes, and other special deserts. Offer is available at particiapting stores from 10:30am until closing. One per person.

Now that is a great deal!!

September 15, 2010 Posted by | Just For Fun, Lake County News, Restaurants | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Libertyville Illinois Car fun on 21

Its almost time for Car Fun on 21 in Libertyville Illinois from 6-9pm.

Wednesday, September 15th

Location on Church street between Milwaukee and Brainerd streets in downtown Libertyville.

Live music will fill the air at Cook Park. Come on down, view the cars, and enjoy some fun. Owners will be on hand to answer your questions too!

September 14, 2010 Posted by | 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

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