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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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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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.
Birdwatching Hotspots 8:00 am
Birdwatching Hotspots @ Rollins Savanna
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us at this Lake County birding hot spot to look for waterfowl, marsh birds and other migratory species. Spotting scopes and binoculars will be available.FREE. No registration required. Adult supervision required. Meet at Drury [...]
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Spring Bird Walk 7:00 am
Spring Bird Walk @ Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
May 5 @ 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 in Brushwood parking lot. WHO: All ages.
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Connecting Kids with Nature 10:30 am
Connecting Kids with Nature @ Greenbelt Cultural Center
May 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Unite kids with nature through outdoor exploration. Along the way, learn the benefits of nature play.As kids explore and play in nature they gain confidence, build skills, and use their imagination. Children who connect with [...]
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Astronomy Program 8:00 pm
Astronomy Program @ Edward L. Ryerson Welcome Center
May 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.For specific program details and topics, please visit the Skokie Valley Astronomers website. FREE. No registration required. Adult supervision [...]
Skokie Valley Astronomers 8:00 pm
Skokie Valley Astronomers @ Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
May 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join the Skokie Valley Astronomers at Ryerson Woods on the second Friday of each month. Learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. Stargazing after the meeting, weather permitting.For specific program details and topics, please visit [...]
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Spring Bird Walk 7:00 am
Spring Bird Walk @ Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
May 12 @ 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 in Brushwood parking lot. WHO: All ages.
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Spring Bird Walk 7:00 am
Spring Bird Walk @ Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
May 15 @ 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 in Brushwood parking lot. WHO: All ages.
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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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Community Campfire Friday Nights 7:00 pm
Community Campfire Friday Nights @ Greenbelt Cultural Center
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join friends and family to roast marshmallows, share stories and enjoy nature at night. Gather with friends and family roasting marshmallows over the fire, stroll peacefully on a nature walk, share a story or bring [...]
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Spring Bird Walk 7:00 am
Spring Bird Walk @ Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
May 18 @ 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 in Brushwood parking lot. WHO: All ages.
Birdwatching Hotspots 8:00 am
Birdwatching Hotspots @ Rollins Savanna
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us at this Lake County birding hot spot to look for waterfowl, marsh birds and other migratory species. Spotting scopes and binoculars will be available.FREE. No registration required. Adult supervision required. Meet at Drury [...]
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Playdate with Nature 1:00 pm
Playdate with Nature @ Lakewood Forest Preserve
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial.Celebrate seasonal fun outdoors. Exploration and imaginaton; muck and build in mud, scoop in water, hunt for critters, build forts. Nature provides infinite possibilities [...]
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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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8 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?

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