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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Monthly Make Believe Day!
Monthly Make Believe Day! @ Kohl Children's Museum
Apr 30 – May 1 all-day
Monthly Make Believe The last Tuesday of every month, Monthly Make Believe gives you the opportunity to expand your imagination through dress-up, special theatre games, art programming and other fun activities on a monthly theme! Upcoming Monthly [...]
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Story Time – K-3 Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. October 17, October 24, October 31: Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London [...]
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Theatre Games 1:30 pm
Theatre Games @ Kohl Children's Museum
May 2 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theatre Games It’s time to let your inner actor out with Theatre Games. Through a variety of creative dramatic exercises, we will explore gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, listening and speaking skills, following directions, and [...]
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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Sensory Hour 10:00 am
Sensory Hour @ Raupp Museum
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ages 3 – 7 The Raupp Museum will be open with special activities suited to children with sensory processing issues, autism spectrum disorders, or who are differentlyabled. History is for everyone; and, our staff will [...]
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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 [...]
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Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time – Preschool Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at [...]
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K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Story Time – K-3 Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. October 17, October 24, October 31: Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London [...]
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Theatre Games 1:30 pm
Theatre Games @ Kohl Children's Museum
May 9 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theatre Games It’s time to let your inner actor out with Theatre Games. Through a variety of creative dramatic exercises, we will explore gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, listening and speaking skills, following directions, and [...]
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Saturday Kids! 10:00 am
Saturday Kids! @ Grayslake HIstorical Society and Museum
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Look for a free Saturday Kids! program on the second Saturday of each month. April:Do you enjoy planting and working with nature? Do you have a passion for gardening? Have you ever had a pet [...]
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Play Attention: Free event for Veterans and Military Families 9:30 am
Play Attention: Free event for Veterans and Military Families @ Kohl Children's Museum
May 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Play Attention: Kohl Children’s Museum works collaboratively with community organizations serving veterans and active duty military personnel, such as Thresholds Veterans Project, Great Lakes Naval Base Child Development Centers at Naval Station Great Lakes, USO, [...]
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Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time – Preschool Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at [...]
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K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Story Time – K-3 Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. October 17, October 24, October 31: Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London [...]
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Theatre Games 1:30 pm
Theatre Games @ Kohl Children's Museum
May 16 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theatre Games It’s time to let your inner actor out with Theatre Games. Through a variety of creative dramatic exercises, we will explore gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, listening and speaking skills, following directions, and [...]
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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Everyone at Play 9:30 am
Everyone at Play @ Kohl Children's Museum
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
This special morning event offers free admission for families with children with special needs to explore the Museum exhibits in a controlled, quieter environment. Registration required, visit www.kcmgc.org/eap. Everyone at Play has been underwritten in [...]
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Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time – Preschool Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at [...]
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K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Story Time – K-3 Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. October 17, October 24, October 31: Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London [...]
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Theatre Games 1:30 pm
Theatre Games @ Kohl Children's Museum
May 23 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theatre Games It’s time to let your inner actor out with Theatre Games. Through a variety of creative dramatic exercises, we will explore gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, listening and speaking skills, following directions, and [...]
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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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Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time – Preschool Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at [...]
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Monthly Make Believe Day!
Monthly Make Believe Day! @ Kohl Children's Museum
May 28 – May 29 all-day
Monthly Make Believe The last Tuesday of every month, Monthly Make Believe gives you the opportunity to expand your imagination through dress-up, special theatre games, art programming and other fun activities on a monthly theme! Upcoming Monthly [...]
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K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
May 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Story Time – K-3 Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. October 17, October 24, October 31: Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London [...]
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Theatre Games 1:30 pm
Theatre Games @ Kohl Children's Museum
May 30 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Theatre Games It’s time to let your inner actor out with Theatre Games. Through a variety of creative dramatic exercises, we will explore gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, listening and speaking skills, following directions, and [...]
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