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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Parent/Child Open Gym 10:30 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2-6 years old, and offers a gymnastic practice session weekly for those enrolled in classes.  Open Gym [Parent/Child Ages 1 1/2-6] Tuesday 10:30 a.m. [...]
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Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market 7:00 am
Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 4 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dean Avenue between St. Johns and Roger Williams. Fresh produce, flowers and other artisanal items are available for purchase.
Parent/Child Open Gym 11:15 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 4 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1.5-5 years old with a parent.  Open Gym Times: Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
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Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 5 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
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Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 7 @ 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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Parent/Child Open Gym 10:30 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2-6 years old, and offers a gymnastic practice session weekly for those enrolled in classes.  Open Gym [Parent/Child Ages 1 1/2-6] Tuesday 10:30 a.m. [...]
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Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market 7:00 am
Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 11 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dean Avenue between St. Johns and Roger Williams. Fresh produce, flowers and other artisanal items are available for purchase.
Stories in the Woods 10:00 am
Stories in the Woods @ Heller Nature Center
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Adult/Child, Ages 6 months-6 years Enjoy story time with a naturalist, then take a short hike and create a craft to take home. Fee is for one Adult and one Child, $3/additional child. No pre-registration [...]
Parent/Child Open Gym 11:15 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 11 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1.5-5 years old with a parent.  Open Gym Times: Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
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Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 12 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
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Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 14 @ 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.
Stupey Cabin Harvest Fest 3:00 pm
Stupey Cabin Harvest Fest @ Stupey Log Cabin
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us at this FREE EVENT for Live Music from Ravinia Ramblers and Linda Iovino. See artisan demonstrations from StormCloak Forge blacksmiths and Carey Cohen tie dye. Kids can enjoy free pony rides and a [...]
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Fall Storytime Live! 10:45 am
Fall Storytime Live! @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 16 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
For ages 3 1/2 to 6. Location: Meeting Room. Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners in the Meeting Room for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities [...]
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Parent/Child Open Gym 10:30 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2-6 years old, and offers a gymnastic practice session weekly for those enrolled in classes.  Open Gym [Parent/Child Ages 1 1/2-6] Tuesday 10:30 a.m. [...]
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Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market 7:00 am
Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 18 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dean Avenue between St. Johns and Roger Williams. Fresh produce, flowers and other artisanal items are available for purchase.
Parent/Child Open Gym 11:15 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 18 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1.5-5 years old with a parent.  Open Gym Times: Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
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Fall Storytime Live! 1:30 pm
Fall Storytime Live! @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
For ages 3 1/2 to 6. Location: Meeting Room. Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners in the Meeting Room for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities [...]
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GO Highland Park: Trails and Tails Community Walk 9:30 am
GO Highland Park: Trails and Tails Community Walk @ Larry Fink Memorial Park
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Bring along your four-footed friend and join us on our community Go Highland Park dog walk! Go Highland Park is a community-wide movement designed to promote our residents healthy by encouraging everyone in our community [...]
Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 21 @ 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.
Dowtown HP Oktoberfest 12:00 pm
Dowtown HP Oktoberfest @ Downtown HP
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join Downtown Highland Park for our 1st Annual Oktoberfest in Highland Park.  Help us ring in autumn and celebrate fall.  This year’s event will take place on 2nd Street from Beelow’s to Central.  The weekend excitement to [...]
Note for Note Music Series 2:00 pm
Note for Note Music Series @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
NOTE FOR NOTE  Music Series September 21: KAIA String Quartet will perform a classical music concert as a part of the Note for Note music series on Saturday September 21st at 2:00 PM.  Kaia String Quartet is a Chicago-based ensemble [...]
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Family Biking Festival 1:00 pm
Family Biking Festival @ Trek Bicycle Store of Highland Park
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Trek Bicycle Store Highland Park on September 22 for an exciting family bike extravaganza! The Highland Park Bike Walk Advisory Group and Trek HP are delighted to co-host the annual Family Biking Festival featuring bike [...]
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Fall Storytime Live! 10:45 am
Fall Storytime Live! @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
For ages 3 1/2 to 6. Location: Meeting Room. Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners in the Meeting Room for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities [...]
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Parent/Child Open Gym 10:30 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2-6 years old, and offers a gymnastic practice session weekly for those enrolled in classes.  Open Gym [Parent/Child Ages 1 1/2-6] Tuesday 10:30 a.m. [...]
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Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market 7:00 am
Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 25 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dean Avenue between St. Johns and Roger Williams. Fresh produce, flowers and other artisanal items are available for purchase.
Stories in the Woods 10:00 am
Stories in the Woods @ Heller Nature Center
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Adult/Child, Ages 6 months-6 years Enjoy story time with a naturalist, then take a short hike and create a craft to take home. Fee is for one Adult and one Child, $3/additional child. No pre-registration [...]
Parent/Child Open Gym 11:15 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 25 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1.5-5 years old with a parent.  Open Gym Times: Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
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Fall Storytime Live! 1:30 pm
Fall Storytime Live! @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
For ages 3 1/2 to 6. Location: Meeting Room. Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners in the Meeting Room for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities [...]
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Craft a Leaf 2:00 pm
Craft a Leaf @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Children ages 3-14 are invited to design their own leaf from 2pm to 4pm in the Youth Services Department. All materials will be provided. This is a drop-in program.
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Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 28 @ 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.
Family Tennis Night 6:00 pm
Family Tennis Night @ Deer Creek Tennis Courts
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bring your family and enjoy a night of tennis or wallyball. Pizza included.
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Fall Storytime Live! 10:45 am
Fall Storytime Live! @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 30 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
For ages 3 1/2 to 6. Location: Meeting Room. Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners in the Meeting Room for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities [...]

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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