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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The Club 2:00 pm
The Club @ Fox Lake Library
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Games, crafts, and more! Each meetup is different at this fun hangout for grades 4th-6th!
Game ON! – Teen 3:00 pm
Game ON! – Teen @ Fox Lake District Library
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Looking for something to do after school on Wednesdays? Come to the library to play board games and video games!
Winner Wednesday 4:00 pm
Winner Wednesday @ Antioch Public Library
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(Grades K-5) Hop on over to the library to play some awesome games. We have all kinds of card games that you can try
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Harvest Fest 10:00 am
Harvest Fest @ Kalk Park
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come celebrate fall at one of the best community spirit events of the year! Spend the morning at Kalk Park enjoying family-friendly games, attractions, and entertainment. Halloween pumpkins will be available for purchase. All ages [...]
Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Play chess on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department. This program is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
K.O. Family Game Time 2:00 pm
K.O. Family Game Time @ Fox Lake District Library
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bring in the family for some quality gaming experiences like eight-player Super Smash on the Nintendo Switch! Older systems will be available like the NES and SNES Classics! March 30th April 13th May 11th Saturdays [...]
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Fall Festival at Grant Township 10:00 am
Fall Festival at Grant Township @ Grant Township Center
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Village of Fox Lake and Grant Township have partnered together to host the Fall Festival at the Grant Township Center. The event will be on Sunday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. [...]
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DROP-IN Chess with the Chess Nuts 6:30 pm
DROP-IN Chess with the Chess Nuts @ Cook Park Library
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking for a casual, fun game of chess? DROP-IN and play with our amazing selection of unique chess boards, including 4 person chess, Stealth Chess, and 3D chess, to name a few! All skill and [...]
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The Club 2:00 pm
The Club @ Fox Lake Library
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Games, crafts, and more! Each meetup is different at this fun hangout for grades 4th-6th!
Winner Wednesday 4:00 pm
Winner Wednesday @ Antioch Public Library
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(Grades K-5) Hop on over to the library to play some awesome games. We have all kinds of card games that you can try
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Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Play chess on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department. This program is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
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Meet Me at the Park 1:00 pm
Meet Me at the Park @ Various Wheeling Parks - See Below
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wheeling Park District was selected to receive funding to continue it’s Unplug at the Park program and was one of only 25 Meet Me at the Park grant recipients nationwide in 2019. Meet Me at the [...]
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The Club 2:00 pm
The Club @ Fox Lake Library
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Games, crafts, and more! Each meetup is different at this fun hangout for grades 4th-6th!
Winner Wednesday 4:00 pm
Winner Wednesday @ Antioch Public Library
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(Grades K-5) Hop on over to the library to play some awesome games. We have all kinds of card games that you can try
LOTERIA / Spanish Bingo 5:00 pm
LOTERIA / Spanish Bingo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
All Ages – Come and play the popular Loteria game. Prizes and fun for the whole family. Spaces limited. First come, first serve.   Todas las edades. Ven y Juega el popular juego de la [...]
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Family Game Night 5:00 pm
Family Game Night @ Lakefront Park Building
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy a night with the family playing different games including puzzles, board games, cards, and much more. This free program is a great way to get the family out of the house and spend quality [...]
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Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Play chess on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department. This program is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
Antioch Harvest Fest & Treat the Streets 12:00 pm
Antioch Harvest Fest & Treat the Streets @ William E. Brook Entertainment Center
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The fun will all start at 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm with the Treat the Street in the Business District of Antioch. Also starting at noon will be the Harvest Fest at the Band Shell [...]
Haunted Trail and Bonfire 3:00 pm
Haunted Trail and Bonfire @ Forest View Park
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Back at the Tradition Location and Creepin’ it Real! Event includes: Costume contest 3:30 p.m. Registration begins at 3. groups are: 2-5, 6-8, 9-13 and Family Wagon Rides – 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. $1 or 1 [...]
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The Club 2:00 pm
The Club @ Fox Lake Library
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Games, crafts, and more! Each meetup is different at this fun hangout for grades 4th-6th!
Winner Wednesday 4:00 pm
Winner Wednesday @ Antioch Public Library
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(Grades K-5) Hop on over to the library to play some awesome games. We have all kinds of card games that you can try
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Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Play chess on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department. This program is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
Wee Explorers 11:00 am
Wee Explorers @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Bring your little one in for an informal playtime complete with toys and crafts – a great chance to make new friends for adults and babies alike!
Fall Trick-or-Treating Festival 1:00 pm
Fall Trick-or-Treating Festival @ Mellody Farm
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for an open house trick-or-treating festival for the entire family! There will be costume contests, games, live music and of course, Trick-or-Treating!
Fall Festival 6:30 pm
Fall Festival @ St. Matthew Lutheran Church and School
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hay rides, live dj, bounce house free food, games, arts and crafts, pumpkin patch and more! $2.00 Pumpkin Decorating $3 Scarecrow building contest (You bring the clothes and the post to build it on and [...]
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Trick or Treat on Main Street 1:00 pm
Trick or Treat on Main Street @ Main Street Wauconda
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come on out to this FUN, FAMILY event! Stop in the shops and restaurants on main street for treats, games, and specials! Other activities include pet costume parade, pumpkin carving contest, spooky tales, stop by [...]
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Fox Lake’s Halloween Howl 4:00 pm
Fox Lake’s Halloween Howl @ Fox Lake Police Department
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Village of Fox Lake Police Department on Monday, October 28, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate Halloween. Your family will get to meet members of the Fox Lake Police Department, [...]
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Boo Bash 5:30 pm
Boo Bash @ Takiff Center
Oct 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Calling all ghosts and goblins! Have fun at our family-friendly Halloween party. Enjoy a Boo-tiful evening filled with crafts, carnival games, candy and treats, entertainment and a pizza dinner. Please wear a costume and bring [...]
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The Club 2:00 pm
The Club @ Fox Lake Library
Oct 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Games, crafts, and more! Each meetup is different at this fun hangout for grades 4th-6th!
Winner Wednesday 4:00 pm
Winner Wednesday @ Antioch Public Library
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(Grades K-5) Hop on over to the library to play some awesome games. We have all kinds of card games that you can try
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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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