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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Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
2
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
3
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
4
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Malott Japanese Garden Family Sundays 11:00 am
Malott Japanese Garden Family Sundays @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop by the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden for hands-on activities related to Japanese arts and culture. Practice using chopsticks, rake miniature dry gardens, make Japanese kites, and more. The free activities vary each time [...]
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Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
6
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
7
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Dancin Sprouts 5:30 pm
Dancin Sprouts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dancin’ Sprouts will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Dancin’ Sprouts provides free musical entertainment for kids. Bring the whole family and enjoy live music in this idyllic summer setting. Concerts are from [...]
8
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
9
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
10
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Kite Festival 10:00 am
Kite Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Kite Festival will take place in the meadow west of Evening Island. Visitors can walk there or take the free tram. Ice cream, beverages, and many lunch options will be available for purchase on-site. [...]
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Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Kite Festival 10:00 am
Kite Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Kite Festival will take place in the meadow west of Evening Island. Visitors can walk there or take the free tram. Ice cream, beverages, and many lunch options will be available for purchase on-site. [...]
12
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
13
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
14
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Dancin Sprouts 5:30 pm
Dancin Sprouts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dancin’ Sprouts will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Dancin’ Sprouts provides free musical entertainment for kids. Bring the whole family and enjoy live music in this idyllic summer setting. Concerts are from [...]
15
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
16
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
17
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival 10:00 am
Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kids of all ages can celebrate summer by making a paper fan, origami samurai helmet, and more! Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18, 2019 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn about the summer festivals (matsuri)celebrated [...]
18
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival 10:00 am
Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kids of all ages can celebrate summer by making a paper fan, origami samurai helmet, and more! Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18, 2019 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn about the summer festivals (matsuri)celebrated [...]
19
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
21
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Dancin Sprouts 5:30 pm
Dancin Sprouts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dancin’ Sprouts will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Dancin’ Sprouts provides free musical entertainment for kids. Bring the whole family and enjoy live music in this idyllic summer setting. Concerts are from [...]
22
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
23
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
25
Bike the Garden {Registration Required} 7:00 am
Bike the Garden {Registration Required} @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 25 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Bike the Garden {Registration Required} @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Registration: 7 to 7:30 a.m. Event: 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Free! Free; regular parking fees apply; register in advance Bicyclists of all ages are invited to ride the full perimeter of the Garden this one day [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
27
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
28
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Dancin Sprouts 5:30 pm
Dancin Sprouts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dancin’ Sprouts will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Dancin’ Sprouts provides free musical entertainment for kids. Bring the whole family and enjoy live music in this idyllic summer setting. Concerts are from [...]
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Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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 [...]
30
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
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Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]

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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