There’s no doubt food is one of the Lake County Fair’s main attractions. With options to satisfy each and every craving, the fair can be called a taste of Lake County.
July 25 5:41 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Lake County officials hosted a ribbon cutting Friday for the new, $3.5 million Animal Care and Control Facility on Peterson Road east of Route 45 in Libertyville.
July 25 5:14 p.m. |
In 1998, more than 250,000 attended the Lake County Fair. Granted, it is now a five-day festival rather than a six-day one, but for whatever reason, 200,000 visitors is the stuff of memories. In 2009, attendance was 138,000. It dropped below the 100,000 mark in 2011 and remains there.
From the Community
July 25 11:59 a.m. |
Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments in Lake County construction projects in a recent press release regarding his Illinois Jobs Now program.
Hi, my name is Alana. I attend school in the Hawthorn District. I am doing a community service project collecting new school supplies and gently used backpacks with working zippers. All of the supplies will go to Lake County area schools.
Arts & Entertainment
The outdoor rides, games and food are the traditional draws at county fairs, but it was the gadgets, projects and activities inside the Lake County Fairgrounds’ Expo Hall that captivated hundreds of guests Wednesday, the first day of the 2014 festival.
July 23 5:43 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Thousands of extra motorists driving through an ongoing road-construction project might sound like a recipe for traffic pain, but Lake County Fair production manager John Maguire said there is one significant saving grace for visitors to the 86th annual event.
July 21 2:54 p.m. |
An air quality alert was issued early Monday for the Chicago area, urging people with respiratory problems to stay indoors.
July 21 2:06 a.m. |
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More than 400 bike racers participated in the 3rd Annual Northwestern Medicine Lake Bluff Criterium in the village’s downtown on Saturday, July 19.
July 20 3:30 p.m. |
The 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame is launching its museum Saturday at 7501 W. Harrison St. in Forest Park. For the first time, Chicago’s iconic sport will have a building that houses its extensive history and honors the legends of the game.