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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George Weinert Fishing Derby 8:00 am
George Weinert Fishing Derby @ Jones Island Beach
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Get hooked and have some fun at this FREE event! Awards will be given for the largest fish, smallest fish and most fish caught. Bring your own rod, reel, cast line and bait.  
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
2
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
Explore the Forest 12:00 pm
Explore the Forest @ Crabtree Nature Center
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Climb a tree, touch a fish, check out the restoration equipment, pitch a tent, or try archery.
3
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
5
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
6
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
7
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
8
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
9
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Herp (Amphibian) Hike 1:00 pm
Herp (Amphibian) Hike @ Crabtree Nature Center
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Crabtree Nature Center as they hike the trails and look for and identify native herps (amphibians and reptiles) along the trails. Wear comfortable close=toed shoes, dress for the weather and be prepared for a [...]
10
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
Get Movin’ Mondays 10:00 am
Get Movin’ Mondays @ Various parks in Lindenhurst
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Go Lindenhurst initiative is designed to help our community become more healthy and active. There are many benefits to walking 30 minutes everyday. Walking can help to prevent and reduce the risk of chronic [...]
11
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
12
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
13
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
14
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
15
Fox Lake Youth Fishing Derby 8:00 am
Fox Lake Youth Fishing Derby @ Lakefront Park
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Village of Fox Lake Parks and Recreation Department will host the Father’s Day Fishing Frenzy. We encourage all dads to bring their kids and families out to Lakefront Park to enjoy a morning of [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
16
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 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 [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Dads at Work 1:00 pm
Dads at Work @ Crabtree Nature Center
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm