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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Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
May 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
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Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
May 2 @ 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 [...]
Family Story Times at Cook Park 6:30 pm
Family Story Times at Cook Park @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
 Family Story Times are designed for fun caregiver-child interaction. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, and talk to [...]
Look, Learn, Create: Comic Book Art 6:30 pm
Look, Learn, Create: Comic Book Art @ Dunn Museum
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Look, Learn, Create: Comic Book Art @ Dunn Museum  | Libertyville | Illinois | United States
A FREE Thursday Night Event.  Pow! Zap! Look at comic book art created by Alex Ross, learn about the process and the stories behind the art, and then create your own inspired works with the [...]
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First Friday on Mainstreet 6:00 pm
First Friday on Mainstreet @ Downtown Libertyville
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come downtown & see what’s happening on Main Street!  Perhaps a wine tasting, a book signing, fortune telling, definitely special discounts and most likely live music and refreshments while shopping! Our downtown shop owners are [...]
Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEGINNING JANUARY 19 FROM 6:30-8:30 PM, come out to Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville for Friday Family Ninja Nights. Your kids can jump, swing, and climb on our course, or join them for 1 or 2 hours [...]
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Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day @ Dunn Museum
May 4 all-day
Free Comic Book Day @ Dunn Museum  | Libertyville | Illinois | United States
Come to the Museum dressed in your favorite comic book character costume and receive a free comic book from Dreamland Comics in Libertyville. Additional activities include superhero crafts and tours of the Marvelocity exhibit. Learn more about [...]
Spring Bird Walk 7:00 am
Spring Bird Walk @ Old School Forest Preserve
May 4 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
May is the month for songbird migration. Join skilled birders on these walks. Bring binoculars if you have them.Free. No registration required. Adult supervision required. Meet at parking lot. WHO: All ages.
May the Fourth Be with You – Drop In! 10:00 am
May the Fourth Be with You – Drop In! @ Cook Park Library
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Calling all Jedis, Wookies, Stormtroopers, and Droids! Set your spaceships to hyperspace and get ready to explore a galaxy far, far away as the Children’s Department celebrates the Star Wars universe. There will be games, [...]
Potting Party at Lambs Farm 10:00 am
Potting Party at Lambs Farm @ Lambs Farm
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, May 4 & Saturday, May 11 for a Potting Party at Lambs Farm.  Stop by anytime between 10am and 3pm with your friends, family and children for some gardening fun. Bring your container(s) to the Greenhouse [...]
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Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Open gym for all ages! Continuing every Sunday until further notice! Cost is: $10.00 per person – open gym only $15.00 per person – open gym and inflatables Children 6 and under must be accompanied [...]
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Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
May 9 @ 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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Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEGINNING JANUARY 19 FROM 6:30-8:30 PM, come out to Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville for Friday Family Ninja Nights. Your kids can jump, swing, and climb on our course, or join them for 1 or 2 hours [...]
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Potting Party at Lambs Farm 10:00 am
Potting Party at Lambs Farm @ Lambs Farm
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, May 4 & Saturday, May 11 for a Potting Party at Lambs Farm.  Stop by anytime between 10am and 3pm with your friends, family and children for some gardening fun. Bring your container(s) to the Greenhouse [...]
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Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Open gym for all ages! Continuing every Sunday until further notice! Cost is: $10.00 per person – open gym only $15.00 per person – open gym and inflatables Children 6 and under must be accompanied [...]
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DROP-IN Chess with a difference!- CPL Children’s Department 6:30 pm
DROP-IN Chess with a difference!- CPL Children’s Department @ Cook Park Library
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking for a casual, fun game of chess? DROP-IN and play with our amazing selection of unique chess boards, including 4 person chess, Stealth Chess, and 3D chess, to name a few! All skill and [...]
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Car Fun on 21 6:00 pm
Car Fun on 21 @ Cook Park
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The classic car show features vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles, 25 years or older, along Church and Cook Streets in downtown Libertyville. Food and entertainment in the park too.
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Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
May 16 @ 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 [...]
Free Thursday Nights 5:30 pm
Free Thursday Nights @ Dunn Museum
May 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Free Thursday Nights @ Dunn Museum  | Libertyville | Illinois | United States
A FREE Thursday Night Event.  Enjoy free programs every first and third Thursday evening at the Dunn Museum. Experience the Dunn Museum after hours to learn more about your local history and environment, engage in [...]
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Baroque to Baby 11:00 am
Baroque to Baby @ David Adler Music and Arts Center
May 17 @ 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 [...]
Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEGINNING JANUARY 19 FROM 6:30-8:30 PM, come out to Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville for Friday Family Ninja Nights. Your kids can jump, swing, and climb on our course, or join them for 1 or 2 hours [...]
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Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Open gym for all ages! Continuing every Sunday until further notice! Cost is: $10.00 per person – open gym only $15.00 per person – open gym and inflatables Children 6 and under must be accompanied [...]
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Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
May 23 @ 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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Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEGINNING JANUARY 19 FROM 6:30-8:30 PM, come out to Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville for Friday Family Ninja Nights. Your kids can jump, swing, and climb on our course, or join them for 1 or 2 hours [...]
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County Pop Con Pre-Party 12:00 pm
County Pop Con Pre-Party @ Dunn Museum
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
County Pop Con Pre-Party @ Dunn Museum  | Libertyville | Illinois | United States
Visit the Dunn Museum ahead of the County Pop Con at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake to show off your cosplay, tour the exhibition Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross and participate in superhero [...]
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Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Open gym for all ages! Continuing every Sunday until further notice! Cost is: $10.00 per person – open gym only $15.00 per person – open gym and inflatables Children 6 and under must be accompanied [...]