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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Hot Summer Nights 6:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Bring your dancing friends and kick it up a notch with high-energy music as you dance (or listen) to the upbeat tempo of [...]
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Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Aug 2 @ 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 [...]
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series 6:30 pm
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series @ Community Park
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly outdoor concert event in Hawthorn Woods’ Community Park.  Come each week to hear your favorite local artists in a variety of genres.   June 7:  Latest Rumor (Blues, Rock & Americana) June 14: Second [...]
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Outdoor Summer Concert Series 5:00 pm
Outdoor Summer Concert Series @ Kracklauer Park
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Concerts take place every Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in Kracklauer Park through August 18th. All concerts are FREE so invite your friends and neighbors to the concert, bring some snacks [...]
Sounds of Summer Concerts 5:00 pm
Sounds of Summer Concerts @ Heritage Park Performance Pavilion
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Coolers are allowed but no outside alcohol. June 9: Mariachi Monumental De Mexico June 16: Mellencougar June 23: Wheeling’s 125th Anniversary Celebration featuring Eaglemania June 30: King Saturday July [...]
Summer Sampler 5:00 pm
Summer Sampler @ Mitchell Park
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join your friends and neighbors at Mitchell Park for our Summer Sampler Concert Series! Bring a picnic, dinner, chairs or a blanket and a smile while you enjoy some free music in the parks!   [...]
Bluffinia Summer Concert Series 6:00 pm
Bluffinia Summer Concert Series @ Village Green
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Concert Series at village Green in Downtown Lake Bluff July 4: Final Say AT THE BEACH! July : SPOKEN FOUR (Cover Band) July 14: Mason Rivers (Country) July 21: Feel Good Party Band (Rock [...]
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Carillon Concerts 5:30 pm
Carillon Concerts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 5 @ 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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Tuesday Morning Music 10:00 am
Tuesday Morning Music @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Hear chamber music, jazz, and even Spanish guitar. Free concerts in the McGinley Pavilion, rain or shine from 10 to 11 a.m. June 4 David Chiriboga & Hugo Salcedo – Spanish Guitar Duo June 11 [...]
Music on the Esplanade 6:00 pm
Music on the Esplanade @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each Tuesday evening brings a different kind of music, from big band to swing to bluegrass. Watch the sun set over the Smith Fountain. Please Note: You are encouraged to bring your own chairs as [...]
Summer Concert Series 7:00 pm
Summer Concert Series @ Willow Stream Park
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Concerts are FREE! In case of rain, concerts will be canceled. In the event of questionable weather, please call our weather cancellation hotline at 847.235.6857. June 25 The Walk-Ins (pop rock) July 2 Five Guys [...]
Concerts in the Plaza 7:30 pm
Concerts in the Plaza @ Independence Grove
Aug 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Outdoor concerts are held Tuesdays, 7:30 pm, from mid-June through early August, at Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville. No rain dates. For concert updates click here, call our Hotline at 847-968-3499 or follow us on Twitter. Concerts [...]
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Live Music in the Park 7:00 pm
Live Music in the Park @ Lindenhurst Parks
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In consideration of others, pets, alcoholic beverages and grills are not allowed in the parks. Bring your own lawn chairs and coolers.  Food will also be available for purchase at all locations. Concerts are weather [...]
Summer Concerts 7:00 pm
Summer Concerts @ Citizens Park
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us at Citizens Park for our FREE Concerts in the Park Series, presented by BMO Harris Bank. Concerts are held in the Amphitheater (Pavilion in inclement weather). All concerts feature live music and FREE popcorn compliments of [...]
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Hot Summer Nights 6:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Bring your dancing friends and kick it up a notch with high-energy music as you dance (or listen) to the upbeat tempo of [...]
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Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Aug 9 @ 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 [...]
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series 6:30 pm
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series @ Community Park
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly outdoor concert event in Hawthorn Woods’ Community Park.  Come each week to hear your favorite local artists in a variety of genres.   June 7:  Latest Rumor (Blues, Rock & Americana) June 14: Second [...]
Summer Entertainment Series 7:00 pm
Summer Entertainment Series @ Heritage Park
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. Coolers are allowed, no outside alcohol permitted. Concessions from the grill and beer/wine are available for purchase. June 7: Sixteen Candles July 12: Mike & Joe August 9: Hi Infidelity
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Outdoor Summer Concert Series 5:00 pm
Outdoor Summer Concert Series @ Kracklauer Park
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Concerts take place every Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in Kracklauer Park through August 18th. All concerts are FREE so invite your friends and neighbors to the concert, bring some snacks [...]
Summer Sampler 5:00 pm
Summer Sampler @ Mitchell Park
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join your friends and neighbors at Mitchell Park for our Summer Sampler Concert Series! Bring a picnic, dinner, chairs or a blanket and a smile while you enjoy some free music in the parks!   [...]
Bluffinia Summer Concert Series 6:00 pm
Bluffinia Summer Concert Series @ Village Green
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Concert Series at village Green in Downtown Lake Bluff July 4: Final Say AT THE BEACH! July : SPOKEN FOUR (Cover Band) July 14: Mason Rivers (Country) July 21: Feel Good Party Band (Rock [...]
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Carillon Concerts 5:30 pm
Carillon Concerts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 12 @ 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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Tuesday Morning Music 10:00 am
Tuesday Morning Music @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Hear chamber music, jazz, and even Spanish guitar. Free concerts in the McGinley Pavilion, rain or shine from 10 to 11 a.m. June 4 David Chiriboga & Hugo Salcedo – Spanish Guitar Duo June 11 [...]
Music on the Esplanade 6:00 pm
Music on the Esplanade @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each Tuesday evening brings a different kind of music, from big band to swing to bluegrass. Watch the sun set over the Smith Fountain. Please Note: You are encouraged to bring your own chairs as [...]
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Hot Summer Nights 6:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Bring your dancing friends and kick it up a notch with high-energy music as you dance (or listen) to the upbeat tempo of [...]
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Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Aug 16 @ 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 [...]
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series 6:30 pm
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series @ Community Park
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly outdoor concert event in Hawthorn Woods’ Community Park.  Come each week to hear your favorite local artists in a variety of genres.   June 7:  Latest Rumor (Blues, Rock & Americana) June 14: Second [...]
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Outdoor Summer Concert Series 5:00 pm
Outdoor Summer Concert Series @ Kracklauer Park
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Concerts take place every Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in Kracklauer Park through August 18th. All concerts are FREE so invite your friends and neighbors to the concert, bring some snacks [...]
Bluffinia Summer Concert Series 6:00 pm
Bluffinia Summer Concert Series @ Village Green
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Concert Series at village Green in Downtown Lake Bluff July 4: Final Say AT THE BEACH! July : SPOKEN FOUR (Cover Band) July 14: Mason Rivers (Country) July 21: Feel Good Party Band (Rock [...]
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Carillon Concerts 5:30 pm
Carillon Concerts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 19 @ 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 [...]
20
Tuesday Morning Music 10:00 am
Tuesday Morning Music @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Hear chamber music, jazz, and even Spanish guitar. Free concerts in the McGinley Pavilion, rain or shine from 10 to 11 a.m. June 4 David Chiriboga & Hugo Salcedo – Spanish Guitar Duo June 11 [...]
Music on the Esplanade 6:00 pm
Music on the Esplanade @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each Tuesday evening brings a different kind of music, from big band to swing to bluegrass. Watch the sun set over the Smith Fountain. Please Note: You are encouraged to bring your own chairs as [...]
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Hot Summer Nights 6:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Bring your dancing friends and kick it up a notch with high-energy music as you dance (or listen) to the upbeat tempo of [...]
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Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Aug 23 @ 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 [...]
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series 6:30 pm
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series @ Community Park
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly outdoor concert event in Hawthorn Woods’ Community Park.  Come each week to hear your favorite local artists in a variety of genres.   June 7:  Latest Rumor (Blues, Rock & Americana) June 14: Second [...]
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Carillon Concerts 5:30 pm
Carillon Concerts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 26 @ 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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Music on the Esplanade 6:00 pm
Music on the Esplanade @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each Tuesday evening brings a different kind of music, from big band to swing to bluegrass. Watch the sun set over the Smith Fountain. Please Note: You are encouraged to bring your own chairs as [...]
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Hot Summer Nights 6:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Bring your dancing friends and kick it up a notch with high-energy music as you dance (or listen) to the upbeat tempo of [...]
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Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Aug 30 @ 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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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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