Are you looking for a place to visit in the spring and having trouble with it? Well, Ryerson Woods is the place you might want to go to in the city of Deerfield in Lake County, Illinois and here are … Continue reading
The Embassy Suites Chicago North Shore in Deerfield is nearing the end of a large overhaul renovation project on March 8th, 2013. This project included upgrades to the rooms, as well as a massively re-imagined common atrium. The standard room … Continue reading
January has flown by with the blink of an eye, yet 2013 is still young! With so many fun activities to look forward to in Lake County this year, we have compiled a list of 13 must see events and … Continue reading
Thousands of beautiful plants, trees, formal display gardens and crystal clear flowing waterfalls. Does this place sound fascinating to you? The Chicago Botanic Garden is 385 acres of natural wonder.
Whether it is your first visit or you have been there many times, there is always something new to see.
If you want a cheap and exquisite place to go, then head on over to the Botanic Garden. It is open from 8am to sunset all year long. So you can explore the garden all day. The greatest thing about it is the amazingly reasonable prices. You won’t believe it, but the admission is absolutely free! The only thing you have to pay for is the parking. To park your vehicle, it only costs $20.00 per car, $25 per van and $60 per limousine, mini bus or RV. The best thing is if you become a member, your parking and admission are free.
Along with the cheap parking, the Chicago Botanic Garden has awesome scenery. The vivid colors of the flowers will light up your day. There are flower shows where you can show off your gardening talents or learn new ones. In every season at the garden, there are activities to do and programs to attend. If you have a child that is not always interested, there is something for them to do also. During the first and third Saturdays of the month, May through September, you and your family can bring a picnic dinner and spend an evening in the garden. Who wouldn’t love that! So if you are bored and want to see the wonderful beauty come to the Chicago Botanic Garden and enjoy a great day.
Stop by Downtown Libertyville tonight from 6-9pm for First Fridays on MainStreet. You will find a surprise around every corner from a jazz band, balloon artist, a classical guitarist to hor d’ oeuvres and an art exhibit. It is the most entertaining way to shop and see what is happening in downtown.
Enjoy the sounds of summer at the 13th Annual Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival on Saturday at 10am atBowenPark inWaukegan. The festival honors one ofWaukegan’s favorite sons, Ray Bradbury, and offers a magnitude of arts including music, crafts, demonstrations, a community art project, children’s stage and a nature walk.
Stroll through art from across the country at Deerfield’s 10th Annual Fine Arts Festival on Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 5pm. This art festival will also feature photography, jewelry, fiber, sculpture, kid’s art activities and food. You may also take pleasure in the ambiance of Downtown Deerfield while listening to a wide range music.
Take a walk downBroadway Streetthis Saturday from 10am – 2pm duringLibertyville’s Historic House Walk. The walk will feature 16 historic homes and 1 church, with 7 of the homes open for interior viewing to walk participants, as well as several gardens for viewing. The tour begins atCookPark.
Swing into the Citadel Theatre inLake Forestfor their rousing rendition of Ken Ludwig’s hilarious, Lend Me a Tenor. The play takes place in 1934, when world famous tenor, Tito Morelli is scheduled to perform but goes missing. The Grand Opera Company General Manager coaxes his assistant to imitate Morelli and soon thereafter the farce spins out of control. Lend Me a Tenor is guaranteed to leave you teary eyed with laughter. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm.
A weekend full of family fun adventure can be found on VisitLakeCounty.org.