May the Fourth be with you in Lake County {2016}

Today is Star Wars Day and “May the Fourth be with you!”  Here’s a quick collection of Star Wars themed-events for families which are all FREE!  Know of an event we missed? Tell us in the comments!

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Please remember to click the link for full details on each event. Little Lake County is not responsible for changes or sold out events.

Star Wars Events in Lake County

May the 4th Be With You
Ela Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich | (847)438-3433
All Day
Dress up like your favorite Star Wars character and stop by the Children’s Desk for a surprise! There will also be a special Star Wars craft at the activity table.

May the 4th Be with You: Star Wars Day
Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda | (847) 526-6225
All Day
Visit the library in your favorite Star Wars outfit and receive a prize from a galaxy far, far away…

Jedi Younglings
Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda | (847) 526-6225
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Watch Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales starting at 9:30 a.m., then participate in fun activities all morning long.
May the Fourth be With You
Chick-fil-A, 701 N. Milwaukee Ave., Ste 360, Vernon Hills | (847) 247-8000
Join Miss Bonnie for a fun Star Wars themed craft and activities then enjoy the galactic Icedream Bar. Have fun and dress as your favorite character!  *One craft per child, while supplies last

 

Star Wars Day: Tweens & Teens Drop-in
Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda | (847) 526-6225
3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Test your Star Wars knowledge in our trivia contest or make a Star Wars Lego mosaic.

 

Star Wars Day
Zion-Benton Public Library, 2400 Gabriel Ave., Zion | (847) 872-4680
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May the Fourth be with you! Come in costume as your favorite character and show it off to other fans. Take part in fun activities and Jedi Challenges. You’ll be able to pose for battle on distant planets and snap selfies with your favorite characters. At 5pm, we’ll flip the room to show the movie that launched Star Wars nerdom, ‘A New Hope’, which will start at 5:15pm.
Star Wars Extravaganza Family Event
Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda | (847) 526-6225
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Here’s your chance to attend Jedi Training and perfect your skills. Be sure to bring a camera, as you will get to shake hands with real Stormtroopers and other Star Wars characters. Fun, prizes, and a galactically good time for all!

 

Star Wars X-Wing Event
Barnes & Noble Deerfield, 728 N. Waukegan Rd., Deerfield | (847) 914-9293
6:30-7:30 p.m. Celebrate all things Star Wars and learn to play Star Wars X-Wing™
Star Wars X-Wing Event
Barnes & Noble Deer Park, 20600 N. Rand Rd., Deer Park| (847) 438-7444
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Celebrate all things Star Wars and learn to play Star Wars X-Wing™
“May the 4th Be With You!”
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When Loralie isn’t out exploring with her two pint-sized adventurers you’ll often find her in front of her computer plotting to take over the world (or at least Lake County.) She appreciates good friends, good food, expensive shoes and parents who make two lanes in the drop-off/pick-up line at school. Her spirit animal is The Hobbit. She invites you to join her on her quest for unique distractions, diversions and deliciousness in this county we call home. She is the Features Editor and Marketing Director at Little Lake County.

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