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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Irish Days
Irish Days @ Downtown Long Grove
Sep 1 all-day
Long Grove Irish Days Labor Day Weekend  
Nashwood
Nashwood @ Downtown Highwood
Sep 1 all-day
Perfectly setup with our estblishments door to door, Highwood will turn Nashville for an entire weekend. Always wanted to visit Nashville, but never could? Well, we are bringing Nashville to you. Every restaurant and bar [...]
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Irish Days
Irish Days @ Downtown Long Grove
Sep 2 all-day
Long Grove Irish Days Labor Day Weekend  
Carillon Concerts 5:30 pm
Carillon Concerts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy an enchanting one-hour musical performance of carillon bells on a warm summer evening and watch lights illuminate Evening Island. Through a regularly scheduled series of concerts each summer, carillonneurs from around the world delight [...]
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Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Zion’s Wednesday Night Cruise In at Illinois Beach Hotel 6:00 pm
Zion’s Wednesday Night Cruise In at Illinois Beach Hotel @ Illinois Beach Resort
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join BGV Motorsports for Zion’s 1st Wednesday Night Cruise In at Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center (1 Lake Front Drive in Zion), sponsored by Diego Mendez State Farm Agency. The event time is 6:00 [...]
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Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Summer Art Series for Friday Night Concerts on the Community Garden Green: July 12 – Earth Mother, jam rock July 19 –  Kim Banis & Guests, folk-punk July 26 –  Grant Milliren, Indie rock August [...]
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Deer Park Art Show 10:00 am
Deer Park Art Show @ Deer Park Town Center
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spend the weekend in the fresh air and sunshine enjoying art, local food fare, and live music! An entertaining weekend for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION! September 7 from 10 am – 5 pm September [...]
Rock the Block 5:00 pm
Rock the Block @ Downtown Lake Zurich
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Village of Lake Zurich will host its 7th annual downtown event, Rock the Block, on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 5-11pm. Rock The Block is an outdoor festival where attendees can Dine, Dance and [...]
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Deer Park Art Show 10:00 am
Deer Park Art Show @ Deer Park Town Center
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spend the weekend in the fresh air and sunshine enjoying art, local food fare, and live music! An entertaining weekend for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION! September 7 from 10 am – 5 pm September [...]
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Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Wacky Wednesday *TR* 10:00 am
Wacky Wednesday *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Stories, songs and wackiness for accompanied children ages 3-5. This is a ticketed event* *Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, first-served. All others [...]
Park on Park 5:00 pm
Park on Park @ Downtown Mundelein
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Park-on-Park takes place at the corner of Park and Seymour Streets, and continues on the second Wednesday of the month through September. The cruise night specializes in pre-1977 vehicles only. The event draws some of [...]
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Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Summer Art Series for Friday Night Concerts on the Community Garden Green: July 12 – Earth Mother, jam rock July 19 –  Kim Banis & Guests, folk-punk July 26 –  Grant Milliren, Indie rock August [...]
BG Singers’ Now Showing: Music from the Movies 7:30 pm
BG Singers’ Now Showing: Music from the Movies @ Community Arts Center
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Friday, September 13 at 7:30 pm Saturday, September 14 at 3 pm Sunday, September 15 at 3 pm Love music and movies? Then come join the BG Singers, as they entertain the community for their [...]
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Fiestas at the Harbor 12:00 pm
Fiestas at the Harbor @ Parking Lot F
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Enjoy music, entertainment, food and fun at the Fiestas Patrias two-day festival! Please note that Saturday, September 14th, has a $20 gate fee and that Sunday, September 15th is free.
BG Singers’ Now Showing: Music from the Movies 3:00 pm
BG Singers’ Now Showing: Music from the Movies @ Community Arts Center
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Friday, September 13 at 7:30 pm Saturday, September 14 at 3 pm Sunday, September 15 at 3 pm Love music and movies? Then come join the BG Singers, as they entertain the community for their [...]
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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Fiestas at the Harbor 12:00 pm
Fiestas at the Harbor @ Parking Lot F
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Enjoy music, entertainment, food and fun at the Fiestas Patrias two-day festival! Please note that Saturday, September 14th, has a $20 gate fee and that Sunday, September 15th is free.
Fallapalooza 1:00 pm
Fallapalooza @ Performance Pavilion at Heritage Park
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Enjoy an autumn afternoon with family and friends. Live music by Mike Zabrin’s Funktastic, plus fun activities like a petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, and hayrides are just some of the activities you’ll find in [...]
BG Singers’ Now Showing: Music from the Movies 3:00 pm
BG Singers’ Now Showing: Music from the Movies @ Community Arts Center
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Friday, September 13 at 7:30 pm Saturday, September 14 at 3 pm Sunday, September 15 at 3 pm Love music and movies? Then come join the BG Singers, as they entertain the community for their [...]
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Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm 10:30 am
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm @ Mariano's Gurnee
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
FREE 30 minute music show best suited for 3/4 year olds but 0-2 and 5-8 will have a great time, too! We meet in the cafe, usually, and snacks are occasionally provided. Space is limited, [...]
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Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Wacky Wednesday *TR* 10:00 am
Wacky Wednesday *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Stories, songs and wackiness for accompanied children ages 3-5. This is a ticketed event* *Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, first-served. All others [...]
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Long Grove Apple Festival
Long Grove Apple Festival @ Historic Downtown Long Grove
Sep 20 all-day
Downtown Long Grove Celebrates Fall with the 27th Annual Apple Fest Visitors can expect to have bushels of fun at this celebration of fall’s favorite fruit and the many delicious ways to enjoy it in historic downtown [...]
Noisy Time! 10:00 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Explore the world around us with stories, rhymes and lots of music and movement. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Noisy Time! 10:45 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Sep 20 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Explore the world around us with stories, rhymes and lots of music and movement. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Baroque to Baby 11:00 am
Baroque to Baby @ David Adler Music and Arts Center
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
These baby-centric concerts are designed to encourage parents and caretakers to take a break in their day to share the joy of music with their babies. Listen to baby-approved classical selections and sing along to [...]
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Long Grove Apple Festival
Long Grove Apple Festival @ Historic Downtown Long Grove
Sep 21 all-day
Downtown Long Grove Celebrates Fall with the 27th Annual Apple Fest Visitors can expect to have bushels of fun at this celebration of fall’s favorite fruit and the many delicious ways to enjoy it in historic downtown [...]
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 [...]
Lake Forest Oktoberfest 4:00 pm
Lake Forest Oktoberfest @ Parking Lot Behind City Hall
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parking Lot behind City Hall 220 E Deerpath Rd, Lake Forest IL 60045 Those looking to enjoy Music, Food, and Kids activities – and wanting to give back to the community – may want to [...]
Oktoberfest 6:30 pm
Oktoberfest @ American Aid Society of German Descendant
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This fest is held for three consecutive Saturdays with doors opening at 6:30pm. Music is provided by lively German bands and a variety of entertainment is on hand. Food and drinks are available all evening. [...]
22
Long Grove Apple Festival
Long Grove Apple Festival @ Historic Downtown Long Grove
Sep 22 all-day
Downtown Long Grove Celebrates Fall with the 27th Annual Apple Fest Visitors can expect to have bushels of fun at this celebration of fall’s favorite fruit and the many delicious ways to enjoy it in historic downtown [...]
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Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Wacky Wednesday *TR* 10:00 am
Wacky Wednesday *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Stories, songs and wackiness for accompanied children ages 3-5. This is a ticketed event* *Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, first-served. All others [...]
26
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm 10:30 am
Kids Sing-A-Long Miss Jamie from the Farm @ Mariano's Vernon Hills
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
FREE 30 minute music show best suited for 3/4 year olds but 0-2 and 5-8 will have a great time, too! We meet in the cafe, usually, and snacks are occasionally provided. Space is limited, [...]
27
Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Summer Art Series for Friday Night Concerts on the Community Garden Green: July 12 – Earth Mother, jam rock July 19 –  Kim Banis & Guests, folk-punk July 26 –  Grant Milliren, Indie rock August [...]
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Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest @ Vernon Hills Metra Station
Sep 28 all-day
Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  12:00 – 7:00 p.m. 700 Free pumpkins to paint (while they last) 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Free inflatables by Record A Hit 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Free Twist & Shout [...]
OKTOBERFEST 3:00 pm
OKTOBERFEST @ Heritage Park
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a day of food, beer, music and merriment at our annual Oktoberfest!  Drink German and domestic beer and eat bratwurst while enjoying live entertainment by Dan Mateja and the IPA (International Polka [...]
Oktoberfest 6:30 pm
Oktoberfest @ American Aid Society of German Descendant
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This fest is held for three consecutive Saturdays with doors opening at 6:30pm. Music is provided by lively German bands and a variety of entertainment is on hand. Food and drinks are available all evening. [...]
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Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest @ Vernon Hills Metra Station
Sep 29 all-day
Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  12:00 – 7:00 p.m. 700 Free pumpkins to paint (while they last) 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Free inflatables by Record A Hit 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Free Twist & Shout [...]
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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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