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Top 10 Things To Do in August, Top Things You Can't-Miss at the Lake County Fair, Past & Present Lake County Olympians and Where to Watch the Olympics & more
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Top 10 Things to do in August

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” – Billy Shakes (or William Shakespeare if you’re looking for a government name source). Are we past the summer’s midway point? Not entirely, but August is jam-packed full of splendid warm-season events for you and the family to put on the docket. Explore the land of lakes final full month of summer and "Let The Ride Take You" this August.

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Top Things You Can't-Miss at the 92nd Annual Lake County Micro Fair

The smell of funnel cakes in the air can only mean one thing: the 92nd annual Lake County Micro Fair is this weekend! “Summer’s Best Fest” has returned for its ninth decade (plus two) of family fun at the Grayslake facility. The fair triumphantly returns with its “Back to Our Roots” theme by celebrating the fest's core components.
 
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Lake County Olympians and Where to Watch The Tokyo Games
 

John Williams' "Olympic Fanfare" is playing on repeat on everyone's Spotify right now as the best Lake County Olympians compete in Tokyo. The games are packed with Prairie State dwellers, and since 1896, Illinois residents have bagged nearly 240 medals. Cheer on Team USA and grab suds and grub at one of Lake County's eateries.
 
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Lake County Road Trips: Let The Ride Take You
All Summer
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Bitter Jester Music Festival in Highland Park
August 6 & 13
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Gurnee Days at Viking Park
August 7-8
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Long Grove Vintage
Days

August 7-8
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Libertyville Days Festival: "Let's Give it a Shot"
August 12-15
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Taste of the Towns in Lake Zurich
August 15
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Grayslake Summer Days
August 20-21
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Little Bear Ribfest in Vernon Hills
August 20-21
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Atomic Circus Vintage at Volo Museum
Saturday, August 28
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Potawatomi Trails Pow Wow in Zion
August 28-29
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Visit Lake County is randomly selecting one individual to win two free tickets to Dr Pepper Zero Sugar Chicago Bears Training Camp for Saturday, August 7. The ticket giveaway runs through Wednesday, August 4. Click the button below to enter. 

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Wingate by Wyndham Gurnee
The Gurnee hotel offers a two-night promotion of visitors staying two nights and receiving $15 off.
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Volo Museum
If you are a military visitor to the Volo staple, attendees can receive up to a $3 discount to the individuals on active or non-active duty.
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WoodSprings Suites Hotel in Gurnee

 
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Comfort Suites in Grayslake
 

 
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Video Spotlight: Lake County Road Trips - Let The Ride Take You

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Dont let summer burn your wilderness. Bloom instead like the wildflowers, soak all the sunshine and enlighten the place you are planted.
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📷: Wandering_Moly in Lake County Forest Preserve.
   

 
          

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