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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Tree Trimming Party 2:30 pm
Tree Trimming Party @ Lake Forest Library
Dec 4 @ 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
‘Tis the season to deck the Library halls with homemade ornaments. Make ornaments to hang on the Library tree and take home.
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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Holiday Market at Elawa Farm 10:00 am
Holiday Market at Elawa Farm @ Elawa Farm
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Elawa Farm’s HOLIDAY MARKET Mark your calendars now!  Come shop for unique holiday gift items, homemade Gingerbread Houses and more!
My First Yoga Class 10:30 am
My First Yoga Class @ Lake Forest Library
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Ommmm… Salute the sun during a beginner’s yoga class, led by Banner Day Camp staff. No experience necessary.
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Holiday Market at Elawa Farm 10:00 am
Holiday Market at Elawa Farm @ Elawa Farm
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Elawa Farm’s HOLIDAY MARKET Mark your calendars now!  Come shop for unique holiday gift items, homemade Gingerbread Houses and more!
PASTA Performs ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – A Musical Holiday Play 1:00 pm
PASTA Performs ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – A Musical Holiday Play @ Gorton Community Center
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – A Musical Holiday Play Performance:  Saturday, December 7, 2019  at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM in the John & Nancy Hughes Theater ‘Twas the night before Christmas and [...]
PASTA Performs: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – A Musical Holiday Play 1:00 pm
PASTA Performs: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – A Musical Holiday Play @ Gorton Community Center
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Everyone knows the famous holiday poem. But did you know the mouse’s name was Izzy and [...]
Santa Arrives 1:00 pm
Santa Arrives @ Market Square
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us in welcoming Santa to Market Square. Bring your letter for Santa, whisper wishes in his ear and take memorable photos with Santa. Enjoy the nativity animals petting zoo, kid’s ornament craft, free hot [...]
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Holiday Market at Elawa Farm 10:00 am
Holiday Market at Elawa Farm @ Elawa Farm
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Elawa Farm’s HOLIDAY MARKET Mark your calendars now!  Come shop for unique holiday gift items, homemade Gingerbread Houses and more!
Stage to Screen Series 4:00 pm
Stage to Screen Series @ John & Nancy Hughes Theater
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
From Stage to Screen is curated with Citadel Theatre’s Artistic Director Scott Phelps and in conjunction with their theatrical season, Gorton programs films similar in theme or from the same artist as productions on Citadel’s stage. [...]
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Winter Dance Spectacular 4:00 pm
Winter Dance Spectacular @ Lake Forest Recreation Center
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join in the Performance Companies of Lake Forest Dance Academy as they present a holiday show for all ages with swinging Santas, a Rockette kick-line and so much more!
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Gingerbread House Decorating Party {RR} 1:00 pm
Gingerbread House Decorating Party {RR} @ Gorton Community Center
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrate the magic of the season and decorate a tasty treat with Gorton’s Gingerbread House decorating party! Let your creative juices flow as you turn your freshly baked house into a edible masterpiece. Get in [...]
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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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