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Stop by our bright yellow booth for a fun hands-on activity at the Grayslake Famers Market, then visit our newest exhibit, "Sounds, Smells, and a Smokestack: Remembering Grayslake Gelatin" at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum.
Join us for a West African Drum Circle in Centennial Park on Friday, August 23 at 7 PM. Back by popular demand! Medusa’s Musical Mysteries will perform, leaving empty chairs (and drums!) in the circle for anyone who wants to add their own beat. No musical talent required, all ages welcome.
Support your Grayslake Athletics as they take on the McHenry Independants (sic) in a gentlemanly game of 19th century baseball on Saturday, August 24 at 3:00 PM on the north side of Central Park. The game takes place before the Color Aloft Balloon Festival. Huzzah! Do you like baseball? Our vintage baseball team is looking for players for Saturday, August 24! This is a gentleman’s game: pitches are underhand, players call themselves out, and there are no gloves. Contact Ben…
Central Park - enter off of Lake Street for easy access to the festival. Parking is available at Grayslake Central High School, Grayslake Middle School, Grayslake Aquatic Center, and Grayslake Library. Handicap parking is available off of Briar Gate Lane. Musical entertainment, Civil War Era baseball game, children's activities, storytelling, business booths. There are NO Food Vendors. BRING A PICNIC AND SET UP IN THE PARK! All times are approximate and weather dependent!
Become certified on the Janome sewing machines so you can reserve them for your own use in The Hub. No prior experience required. Be sure to register for the event!
For the 56th year, the Grayslake Lions Club will prepare a slow-roasted beef dinner at Grayslake Middle School, 440 North Barron Blvd. (Route 83), with meal service beginning at noon and concluding at 5 p.m. The meal, including beef roasted 18 hours, corn on the cob, baked potato, fresh tomatoes, onions, dinner roll and butter is all-you-can-eat. Milk, coffee and desserts of pies, brownies and other baked goods is included. Soft drinks can be purchased separately. Tickets available through the…