3 for FREE! Free Fun for Families in Lake County

The Countdown is on! School will be starting soon, there are shoes to buy, supplies, clothes, registration fees, the list goes on! Give your wallet a break and send them back-to-school with fun memories. Here are our picks for THREE days of FREE fun for families in Lake County. There’s plenty more to do this weekend on our calendar.

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Friday 10 August

8:00 p.m. Skokie Valley Astronomers, Ryerson Woods Conservation Area
{Waukegan} Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting.


Saturday 11 August

10:00 a.m. Woofstock, Rule Park
{Wildwood} Enjoy a variety of dog friendly vendors and give your dog a chance to mingle with friends. The event will end with a dog competition or best costume, largest dog, smallest dog and for dog that looks most like their owner!


Sunday 12 August

All Day 21st Anniversary of Lincolnshire Art Festival, Village Green
{Lincolnshire}  100 of the top juried artists from around the country will showcase and sell original work in a variety of mediums and price points including ceramics, glass, furniture, photography, jewelry, mixed media, drawing, fiber and more! Live music, kid-friendly activities, interactive artist demonstrations, and booth chats to learn more about the artists and their work .


It’s festival season too and many have free admission! Find all the Summer Festivals in our guide.

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