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Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum | Time Travelers: Summer Camp in a Box

July 26 - July 30

Take home a week's worth of activities, be a Time Traveler! Do crafts, play games, and dress up like you're a kid from 1900-2000. Each day is a new time period with new activities. Box pick up is July 26-31. Designed for children ages 7-12. Reserve today at: timetravelersbox.eventbrite.com

History Trail

July 31
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 22, 2021

Bike, hike, or skate your way through Grayslake history! Beginning the weekend of July 17, explore Grayslake by visiting 25(+1) locations and learning their stories. Five lucky winners will get $100 Chamber bucks to spend at any Chamber business in town. Competition from July 17 to August 22. For details, visit https://il-grayslake2.civicplus.com/699/History-Trail   Thank you to our sponsors: Becka's Boot Camp, No.36 Fitness, This Old Book, and Adam Shores Village of Grayslake Trustee.

Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum: Grayslake History in One Minute

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Look for weekly videos on Facebook that share a quick snapshot of Grayslake history. 126 years ago on May 9th, Grayslake became a village. Grayslake’s 125th anniversary celebration was delayed to this year, so join us as we start with a digital kickoff of Celebrate Grayslake 125+1. Videos will be posted every Sunday starting on May 9th.

Search and Share Genealogy

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Search and Share Genealogy takes place on the first Wednesday of every month. Share your genealogy triumphs and stumbling blocks with the Grayslake Historical Society. Per Illinois Phase 5, there is no capacity limit and masks are not required.

History Trail

August 7
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 22, 2021

Bike, hike, or skate your way through Grayslake history! Beginning the weekend of July 17, explore Grayslake by visiting 25(+1) locations and learning their stories. Five lucky winners will get $100 Chamber bucks to spend at any Chamber business in town. Competition from July 17 to August 22. For details, visit https://il-grayslake2.civicplus.com/699/History-Trail   Thank you to our sponsors: Becka's Boot Camp, No.36 Fitness, This Old Book, and Adam Shores Village of Grayslake Trustee.

Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum: Grayslake History in One Minute

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Look for weekly videos on Facebook that share a quick snapshot of Grayslake history. 126 years ago on May 9th, Grayslake became a village. Grayslake’s 125th anniversary celebration was delayed to this year, so join us as we start with a digital kickoff of Celebrate Grayslake 125+1. Videos will be posted every Sunday starting on May 9th.

History Trail

August 14
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 22, 2021

Bike, hike, or skate your way through Grayslake history! Beginning the weekend of July 17, explore Grayslake by visiting 25(+1) locations and learning their stories. Five lucky winners will get $100 Chamber bucks to spend at any Chamber business in town. Competition from July 17 to August 22. For details, visit https://il-grayslake2.civicplus.com/699/History-Trail   Thank you to our sponsors: Becka's Boot Camp, No.36 Fitness, This Old Book, and Adam Shores Village of Grayslake Trustee.

Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum: Grayslake History in One Minute

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Look for weekly videos on Facebook that share a quick snapshot of Grayslake history. 126 years ago on May 9th, Grayslake became a village. Grayslake’s 125th anniversary celebration was delayed to this year, so join us as we start with a digital kickoff of Celebrate Grayslake 125+1. Videos will be posted every Sunday starting on May 9th.

125+1 Celebrate Grayslake History

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

125+1 Celebrate Grayslake History 6:00pm @ Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum Tonight kicks off a weekend of 125+1 events. The evening includes: opening the time capsule sealed during Grayslake’s Centennial, a flag raising with the newly designed Village of Grayslake flag, and a living history presentation with costumed actors by the Grayslake Historical Society. Attendees will get a souvenir Grayslake flag to take home; light refreshments will be provided.

Celebrate Grayslake 125+1 Summer Days Festival

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Friday Night & Saturday

This year’s Summer Days is a tribute to the 125(+1)th anniversary of Grayslake! The celebration begins Friday night at 6 pm when Blooze Brothers take the stage followed by Total Recall at 8 pm and 7th Heaven at 10 pm. Saturday’s daytime festivities include many new family-friendly additions! From 1 to 4, there will be a Touch a Truck event with vehicles big and small, carnival games, and hands-on activities with Lake County’s Farm Heritage Association. The Celebrate 125+1 parade…

History Trail

August 21
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 22, 2021

Bike, hike, or skate your way through Grayslake history! Beginning the weekend of July 17, explore Grayslake by visiting 25(+1) locations and learning their stories. Five lucky winners will get $100 Chamber bucks to spend at any Chamber business in town. Competition from July 17 to August 22. For details, visit https://il-grayslake2.civicplus.com/699/History-Trail   Thank you to our sponsors: Becka's Boot Camp, No.36 Fitness, This Old Book, and Adam Shores Village of Grayslake Trustee.

Celebrate Grayslake 125+1 Summer Days Festival

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - August 22 @ 11:59 pm
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Friday Night & Saturday

This year’s Summer Days is a tribute to the 125(+1)th anniversary of Grayslake! The celebration begins Friday night at 6 pm when Blooze Brothers take the stage followed by Total Recall at 8 pm and 7th Heaven at 10 pm. Saturday’s daytime festivities include many new family-friendly additions! From 1 to 4, there will be a Touch a Truck event with vehicles big and small, carnival games, and hands-on activities with Lake County’s Farm Heritage Association. The Celebrate 125+1 parade…

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