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.

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It’s Thursday Concert Series 7:00 pm
It’s Thursday Concert Series @ William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All concerts start at 7:30 pm and run until 9 pm at the William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center located at 902 Skidmore Drive, Antioch, IL (behind the east side businesses on Main Street). “It’s [...]
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Outdoor Summer Concert Series 5:00 pm
Outdoor Summer Concert Series @ Kracklauer Park
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Concerts take place every Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in Kracklauer Park through August 18th. All concerts are FREE so invite your friends and neighbors to the concert, bring some snacks [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
Concerts at the Beach 6:30 pm
Concerts at the Beach @ Forest Park Beach
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Enjoy free live music with the beautiful background of Lake Michigan at Forest Park beach. Bring a beach chair or spread a blanket and enjoy music, food, and fun for the whole family.  
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It’s Thursday Concert Series 7:00 pm
It’s Thursday Concert Series @ William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All concerts start at 7:30 pm and run until 9 pm at the William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center located at 902 Skidmore Drive, Antioch, IL (behind the east side businesses on Main Street). “It’s [...]
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Outdoor Summer Concert Series 5:00 pm
Outdoor Summer Concert Series @ Kracklauer Park
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Concerts take place every Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in Kracklauer Park through August 18th. All concerts are FREE so invite your friends and neighbors to the concert, bring some snacks [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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It’s Thursday Concert Series 7:00 pm
It’s Thursday Concert Series @ William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All concerts start at 7:30 pm and run until 9 pm at the William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center located at 902 Skidmore Drive, Antioch, IL (behind the east side businesses on Main Street). “It’s [...]
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Outdoor Summer Concert Series 5:00 pm
Outdoor Summer Concert Series @ Kracklauer Park
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Concerts take place every Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in Kracklauer Park through August 18th. All concerts are FREE so invite your friends and neighbors to the concert, bring some snacks [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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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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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