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.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
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Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime 11:00 am
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Family Storytme Drop-in 6:00 pm
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ALL AGES | DROP IN Stories, singing, crafts and more! The entire family is invited to enjoy these special storytimes. Children younger than age 3 must be accompanied by an adult.  
prideSOCIAL 6:30 pm
prideSOCIAL @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Description:  GRADES 7-12 | DROP IN Looking for a place to hang out with other LGBTQ+ Teens? Join us on the first Wednesday of every month for prideSOCIAL events and drop-in nights! For more information, [...]
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Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
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Grayslake Fall Farmers Market 10:00 am
Grayslake Fall Farmers Market @ 201 Center St, Grayslake
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Grayslake Farmers Market is a nonprofit organization that fosters a sense of community by operating a weekly three season outdoor shopping experience in the historic downtown center that offers farm fresh and prepared foods, [...]
Annual Grayslake Fall Festival and Pumpkin Giveaway 11:00 am
Annual Grayslake Fall Festival and Pumpkin Giveaway @ Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us on Saturday October 5, 2019 for our 5th annual fall festival! We will be giving away free pumpkins to the first 500 children, limit one pumpkin per child while supplies last. Enjoy family [...]
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Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
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Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
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Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime 11:00 am
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Family Storytme Drop-in 6:00 pm
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ALL AGES | DROP IN Stories, singing, crafts and more! The entire family is invited to enjoy these special storytimes. Children younger than age 3 must be accompanied by an adult.  
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Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
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Grayslake Fall Farmers Market 10:00 am
Grayslake Fall Farmers Market @ 201 Center St, Grayslake
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Grayslake Farmers Market is a nonprofit organization that fosters a sense of community by operating a weekly three season outdoor shopping experience in the historic downtown center that offers farm fresh and prepared foods, [...]
Saturday Kids! 10:00 am
Saturday Kids! @ Grayslake HIstorical Society and Museum
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Look for a free Saturday Kids! program on the second Saturday of each month. April:Do you enjoy planting and working with nature? Do you have a passion for gardening? Have you ever had a pet [...]
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LEGO Club 1:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ages 3-12 | DROP IN Build something fun at the library, and we’ll display it for people to see. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
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Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Franken-Toy 4:30 pm
Franken-Toy @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Grades 5-12 | DROP IN Become a mad scientist and design your own monstrous creation from different pieces of used toys.
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Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime 11:00 am
Wonderful 1’s & 2’s Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Family Storytme Drop-in 6:00 pm
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ALL AGES | DROP IN Stories, singing, crafts and more! The entire family is invited to enjoy these special storytimes. Children younger than age 3 must be accompanied by an adult.  
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Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
AGES 1-2 | DROP IN Singing, dancing, bubbles, and crafts are all part of this active storytime, designed for walking one and two-year-old children and their caregivers.
Pumpkin Fest 5:30 pm
Pumpkin Fest @ Central Park Aquatic Fields
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bring the family to Central Park for an evening of festive fall fun! Pumpkin Fest features a character path (5:30-7pm), Halloween games and hay rides (5:30-7:30pm), a costume contest (7pm), inflatables, and more. Everyone is [...]
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Grayslake Fall Farmers Market 10:00 am
Grayslake Fall Farmers Market @ 201 Center St, Grayslake
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Grayslake Farmers Market is a nonprofit organization that fosters a sense of community by operating a weekly three season outdoor shopping experience in the historic downtown center that offers farm fresh and prepared foods, [...]
Hainesville’s Civil War Reenactment 10:00 am
Hainesville’s Civil War Reenactment @ Northbrook Sports Club
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT & BATTLE Saturday, October 19th, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Sunday, October 20th, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Relive history as knowledgeable re-enactors, both military and civilian in period garb, [...]
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Hainesville’s Civil War Reenactment 10:00 am
Hainesville’s Civil War Reenactment @ Northbrook Sports Club
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT & BATTLE Saturday, October 19th, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Sunday, October 20th, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Relive history as knowledgeable re-enactors, both military and civilian in period garb, [...]
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Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking through 6 years with adult The Park District supplies all you need to have fun with your little one in the Recreation Center Gym! Tot Open Gym is a great way for toddlers [...]
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Painted Pumpkin Party 5:00 pm
Painted Pumpkin Party @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ALL AGES | DROP IN Get creative and turn a pumpkin into a masterpiece. You bring the pumpkin (real or fake), and we’ll provide the supplies.
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Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking through 6 years with adult The Park District supplies all you need to have fun with your little one in the Recreation Center Gym! Tot Open Gym is a great way for toddlers [...]
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Grayslake Fall Farmers Market 10:00 am
Grayslake Fall Farmers Market @ 201 Center St, Grayslake
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Grayslake Farmers Market is a nonprofit organization that fosters a sense of community by operating a weekly three season outdoor shopping experience in the historic downtown center that offers farm fresh and prepared foods, [...]
Grayslake Business Trick-or-Treat 11:00 am
Grayslake Business Trick-or-Treat @ Downtown Grayslake
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join businesses in downtown and throughout Grayslake for a safe, fun trick or treating experience.
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!
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Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking through 6 years with adult The Park District supplies all you need to have fun with your little one in the Recreation Center Gym! Tot Open Gym is a great way for toddlers [...]
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Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Recreation Center
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking through 6 years with adult The Park District supplies all you need to have fun with your little one in the Recreation Center Gym! Tot Open Gym is a great way for toddlers [...]
GO Grayslake Fall Walks 1:15 pm
GO Grayslake Fall Walks @ Recreation Center
Oct 31 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
GO Grayslake Fall Walk Dates Oct. 31 at 1:15pm Nov. 14 at 1:15pm Dec. 12 at 1:15pm Meet at the Recreation Center for fall walks. If it’s a nice day we’ll walk outside and if [...]

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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