Friday, December 14, 2012
Things to do this weekend in and near Lake Zurich.
Children’s Christmas Pageant Sunday, Dec. 16, 10 to 11 a.m., St. Peter United Church of Christ 47 Church St, Lake Zurich Through story and music, the children will present information about the glories of Christmas through the voices of the town of Bethlehem. Children from kindergarten through 8th grade will be participating. Everyone is welcome to come and hear this joyous celebration of the Christmas holiday, and enjoy a time of fellowship after the service New Life Lutheran's Christmas for Kids Saturday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m., 910 S Old Rand Rd, Lake Zurich New Life Lutheran Church will host Christmas for Kids, a one-afternoon Vacation Bible School Sounds of the Season Saturday, Dec. 15, 12 to 2 p.m. Come out to the Deer Park Town Center…
Friday, December 7, 2012
Looking for something to do this weekend?
Hawthorn Woods Tree Lighting Friday, Dec. 7, 6 p.m., Village Hall, 2 Lagoon Drive, Hawthorn Woods Kick off the holiday season with the Annual Hawthorn Woods Tree Lighting at Village Hall, and then come meet Santa Claus, enjoy the lighting of the village evergreen tree, juice and cookies and holiday tunes by local choirs. Ryland Kollar Benefit Saturday, Dec. 8, 5 p.m., The American Legion Lake Zurich Post #964, 51 Lions Dr, Lake Zurich Fundraiser for Lake Zurich 23-year-old fighting leukemia.Minimum $10 donation, includes dinner and live music. Silent Auction, raffles, 50/50 drawing. MainStreet Libertyville's Dickens of a Holiday Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m., Cook Memorial Park, 413 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville Be sure to stop by Cook …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Head to Wauconda for Kinderkmarket, or Barrington for Nutcracker and other holiday events.
Candy Cane Hunt Sunday, Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m., Lake Zurich Lion's Den, 81 E Main St, Lake Zurich, The Lake Lions Club will host its annual Candy Cane Hunt with prizes for kids that find special candy canes. Superstorm Sandy Charity Event with The Cavern Beat (Beatles Tribute Band) Saturday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 365 Surryse Rd, Lake Zurich, The Cavern Beat (premier Beatles tribute band) will be performing with proceeds benefiting the Knights of Columbus United States Relief Fund. Also, if possible, please bring donations to support the Village of Lake Zurich's efforts to collect severely needed items. Admission is $15, kids under 12 are free. Holiday Fair at Da Vinci Waldorf School Saturday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Da Vinci …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Check out what’s going on in Lake Zurich and beyond.
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Friday, November 23, 2012
Tree Lighting in Lake Zurich 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich Santa will be on hand for the village’s annual tree lighting ceremony. There also will be Christmas songs, cookies and hot cocoa for attendees. Food Drive For Northern Illinois Food Bank All day, Friday, Nov. 23, Children’s Dentistry Group, 195 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich Children's Dentistry Group in Lake Zurich is hosting its 2nd Annual Food Drive for the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Anyone can drop off non-parishable food items from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trot Off Your Turkey Off 10 a.m., Saturday, St. Luke’s School, 10 Waldron Ave., Barrington The 13th Annual Trot Off Your Turkey will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at St. Luke's School …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Plenty of things to do this weekend in Lake Zurich and beyond.
Holiday Pet Photo Shoot Saturday, Nov. 17, On Angels Wings, in Lake Zurich Get a holiday pet photo and support On Angel’s Wings pet rescue. Photos will be taken from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $10 and appointments are necessary, 847-550-0502. You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17, Lake Zurich Middle School South Middle School South presents the fall play at 7 p.m., Friday and again at 2 p.m., Saturday. For ticket information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children. Equestrian Lifestyle Expo & Holiday Market Saturday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18, 10a.m. to 5 p.m., Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake This event includes training for the equestrian, speakers on…
Friday, November 9, 2012
There are plenty of events in the Lake Zurich area this weekend.
LZHS “Our Town” Performance Friday, Nov. 9, Saturday, Nov. 10, Lake Zurich High School Performing Arts Center Our Town is thought provoking piece that fuses humor and tragedy in such a way that reminds audiences why Our Town remains the most celebrated story in the canon of American Theatre. Three performances are scheduled for November 8th, 9th and 10th at 7:30 pm at the Lake Zurich High School Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices are $8 for students and $10 for adults both online and at the door. To reserve your tickets in advance, please visit www.lz95.net/pac Military Memorial Dedication Saturday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m., Fairfield Cemetery Ela Township’s Fairfield Cemetery is dedicating bronze plaques recognizing those who served in the…
Friday, November 2, 2012
Looking for something to do this weekend in the Lake Zurich-Barrington area?
Showcase of Arts and Treasures Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. – Sunday, Nov. 4, 4 p.m.; Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive - Langendorf Park Barrington. The 11th Annual Mixed Media Juried Show features over 80 booths. Free parking, concessions. St. Matthew Bazaar and Gift Show Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 4, 9-1; 24500 N Old McHenry Rd, Hawthorn Woods St. Matthew Ladies Aid is hosting its annual Bazaar and Gift Show on Sat., Nov. 3, from 9-3 and Sun., Nov. 4, from 9-1. Featured are Christmas ornaments, wreaths, wooden items, bake sale, quilt raffle, Mrs. Claus Closet, etc. Ride for 3 Reasons Spin-a-thon Saturday, Nov. 3, 1-4 p.m., Good Shepherd Fitness Center, 1301 S. Barrington Road, Barrington Welcome Bob Lee …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Looking for something to do this weekend?
Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 27, 12-4 p.m., Deer Park Town Center Enjoy trick or treating, while supplies last. Look for pumpkin decals on doors or windows. And grab a complimentary bag to collect your goodies at Brilliant Sky Toys & Books. Other activities include: Dog costume contest judged by Save-a-Pet, Monster Mash with Center for Ballroom & Dance, plus a stilt walker, balloon artist and free face painting. Beastly Bash Kids Halloween Dance - Center for Ballroom and Dance Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 p.m., Center for Ballroom and Dance, 21540 W Field Pkwy Ste 620, Deer Park Want to start Halloween a little early? Here's your chance! Come party with Center for Ballroom and Dance. We're throwing a Costume Dance just for kids. Anyone ages 5-…
Friday, October 12, 2012
Looking for something to do this weekend in or near Lake Zurich?
House of Mayhem Opens Oct. 12-Oct. 27, 7-11 p.m., St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hawthorn Woods House of MAYHEM (formerly Haunted House) at St. Matthew in Hawthorn Woods, IL. The House changes completely every year. Tickets are $12. Kiddie House available from 1-4 PM on October 13, 14, 20, 21, and 27. Oktoberfest Saturday, Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14, Long Grove Long Grove invites everyone to celebrate the historic village’s German roots at OktoberFest on Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14. Start your day at 10:00 am Saturday with an old fashioned parade through the center of town. Enjoy live entertainment, including folk dancing and a variety of German bands. Experience the old-fashioned fun of a family hayride, pumpkin decorating and …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Dickens exhibit opens at Lake County Discovery Museum.
Long Grove Apple Fest Friday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Sept. 30, Village of Long Grove Visitors are invited to explore the many delicious ways to enjoy fall’s favorite fruit–from live music and entertainment to apple pies, apple cider donuts, caramel apple lattes, apple martinis, and more. Local restaurants and specialty shops will carry a wide range of apple-inspired treats, while local farmers will have baskets full of a variety of tree-ripened apples. Musical acts including folk, bluegrass, country, rock, and jazz, will entertain crowds at stages centered around Fountain Square, The Covered Bridge and Towner Green through the three-day weekend in downtown Long Grove. Admission is $5 for adults, Children 12 and under are free. …