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 fill out this form:

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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Open Art Studio 10:00 am
Open Art Studio @ Round Lake Area Park District
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open studio parent tot time allows very young children to explore a wide variety of art mediums, and create a finished project to bring home. Allowing young children to experiment with various art supplies and [...]
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Home Depot Kids Workshop 9:00 am
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Your Local Home Depot
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Home Depot offers free workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all ages and experience levels. Review the schedule of upcoming workshops and choose a specific workshop to attend. You’ll see a variety of workshops scheduled – [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
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Dr. Seuss Crafts
Dr. Seuss Crafts @ Lake Forest Library
Mar 4 all-day
Come to the Children’s Library and participate in hands-on art projects featuring Dr. Seuss. Fun for the whole family.
Make a Masterpiece Monday: 3D Yarn Art
Make a Masterpiece Monday: 3D Yarn Art @ Lake Forest Library
Mar 4 all-day
March: Make 3D Yarn Art inspired by Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson. April: Make an “I love the Earth” craft featuring The Earth Book by Todd Parr. May: Make a Planting a Rainbow craft based on the [...]
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Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
When? Thursdays 9:30-10:15AMHow Much? $5/toddler or $50 punch card for 12 classesAges: 18 Months – 4 Years​ Students will discover ways to create art using watercolor, finger painting, clay, gel sticks, paint, collage and more! This is a messy [...]
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
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Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
When? Thursdays 9:30-10:15AMHow Much? $5/toddler or $50 punch card for 12 classesAges: 18 Months – 4 Years​ Students will discover ways to create art using watercolor, finger painting, clay, gel sticks, paint, collage and more! This is a messy [...]
Drop-in Craft 6:00 pm
Drop-in Craft @ Antioch Public Library District
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(3-12 years) Stop in and enjoy making a craft to take home.Supplies are limited!
Hawthorn District 73 Student Art Show Reception 6:00 pm
Hawthorn District 73 Student Art Show Reception @ Cook Memorial Public LIbrary District - Aspen Drive Branch
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A celebration of artwork created by the K- 8 students from the Hawthorn District 73 schools. Exhibit on display throughout the Aspen Drive Library. Drop in at the opening reception or anytime before Sunday, April [...]