We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event.

Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases, and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!!  Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please click the green +Post Your Event button on the calendar below.

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

{TR} = Ticket Required – this are free events that require a ticket, generally they are handed out just prior to the event.

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Kid’s Only Holiday Shop 3:00 pm
Kid’s Only Holiday Shop @ Gorton Community Center
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A community favorite, our Kids Only Holiday Shop allows children ages 4-10 to conduct holiday shopping without mom or dad! Santa’s Helpers will escort your child through the boutique, visiting local vendors and talented artisans [...]
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Barrington’s White House Holiday Open House 11:00 am
Barrington’s White House Holiday Open House @ Barrington's White House
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come enjoy the House beautifully decorated for the season. It’s a perfect setting for you to take your own holiday family photos by our Christmas trees and garland-decorated fireplace and winding oak staircase. Learn about [...]
CLC Holiday Choral Concert 4:00 pm
CLC Holiday Choral Concert @ James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular  $4 CLC Staff/CLC Student/Senior  $3 Other fees may apply. CLC Student tickets not available on the internet. ​ Single Tickets available August 19 CLC’s choral program includes four choirs comprised of students and community [...]
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CLC WIND ENSEMBLE HOLIDAY CONCERT 4:00 pm
CLC WIND ENSEMBLE HOLIDAY CONCERT @ James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular  $6 CLC Staff/CLC Student/Senior  $5 Children under age 18   Free (ticket required) Other fees may apply. CLC Student tickets not available on the internet. ​ Single Tickets available August 19 BUY TICKETS > ​ [...]
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CLC CONCERT BAND HOLIDAY CONCERT 7:30 pm
CLC CONCERT BAND HOLIDAY CONCERT @ James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Regular  $6 CLC Staff/CLC Student/Senior  $5 Children under age 18   Free (ticket required) Other fees may apply. CLC Student tickets not available on the internet. ​ Single Tickets available August 19 BUY TICKETS > ​ [...]
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Holidays at the Hostess House 9:00 am
Holidays at the Hostess House @ National Museum of the American Sailor
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
NMAS celebrates the holiday season with a day filled with festive activities! Become one of Santa’s little helpers by assembling a care package for sailors far from home. Meet Santa, craft an ornament to take [...]
Oh Snap! It’s a 90’s Holiday Party! 1:00 pm
Oh Snap! It’s a 90’s Holiday Party! @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chill out and get nostalgic your favorite 90’s holiday movies like Home Alone, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and The Santa Clause. There will be movie-themed activities, snacks, and raffle prizes for all ages!
Holiday Movie: The Grinch 7:00 pm
Holiday Movie: The Grinch @ Wauconda Park District Community Center Gym
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bring the family for a FREE viewing of “The Grinch”. The giant movie screen sets the stage for a fun time in the Community Center gym. Bring a blanket, sleeping bag, lawn chair, or have [...]
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Hannukah Happenings 10:00 am
Hannukah Happenings @ Hawthorn Mall
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Please join the Northwest Suburban Jewish Connectors for this FREE Hanukkah celebration! Families will enjoy entertainment, activities, and fun! Co-sponsored by: Beth Am, Beth Judea, BJE, Camp Henry Horner, Interfaith Families, JCC, JUF Young Families, Or Shalom, Shir Hadash
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Las Posadas: Noche de Luminaria 5:00 pm
Las Posadas: Noche de Luminaria @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join ZB Library on this special night as we light up the library with luminaria lights.
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Barrington’s White House Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long 3:00 pm
Barrington’s White House Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long @ Barrington's White House
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Bring the entire family and sing along with your favorite traditional carols. It’s a fun and interactive afternoon to put you in the holiday spirit. Directed by former BHS Choir Director Nancie Tobison. Egg Nog [...]
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Noon Year’s Eve Party at the Lake Forest Library 11:30 am
Noon Year’s Eve Party at the Lake Forest Library @ Lake Forest Library
Dec 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Why should adults have all the fun? Ring in the New Year in the Children’s Library without having to stay up past your bedtime. We’ll countdown to noon with stories, crafts, and lots of fun, [...]

12 Comments

  1. The events seem to revolve in most part around children and families and although that is nice, there is not a lot for single adults. is there a separate web site for those events?

  2. Is there a way to print out the calendar of just the month of June in one page? A printer friendly version?
    When I try to print it, it is wanting to print 25 pages in strange columns.
    Thanks.

  3. Rockin Jump no longer has rockin tots on Saturdays in the summer if you want to make that change. They said it would return in the fall.

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