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Lake County Forest Preserves | Preservation, Restoration, Education and Recreation

Preserve Highlights

 
  • Ethel's Woods Scheduled to Open October 18

    Check out new trails and experience the breathtaking beauty of Ethel's Woods Forest Preserve in Antioch.
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  • Free Senior Museum Admission

    Senior admission to the Dunn Museum in Libertyville is FREE for the entire month of OCTOBER.
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  • Day of the Dead Exhibition

    A Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico exhibition is on display through Jan 5, 2020,...
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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 5:58 PM

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Oct

Homeschool Companion: A Celebration of Souls

October 23, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join other homeschoolers to explore the exhibition A Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico. Learn more about the traditions of this holiday through a tour of the exhibit and hands-on activities.
 
23
Oct

Lunchtime Tours: A Celebration of Souls

October 23, 2019 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
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Event's details

Time:12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: Bess Bower Dunn Museum, Libertyville, IL -60048


Tour through the exhibit A Celebration of Souls to learn more about the traditions of Dia de Los Muertos in southern Mexico.
 
24
Oct

Restoration Workday: Old School

October 24, 2019 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
24
Oct

Dunn Museum Teacher Open House

October 24, 2019 (05:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
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Time:05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn about exciting programs and resources for your class. Take part in sessions with Museum Education staff and Environmental Education staff, including learning about our new Teacher Ambassador program (see the document below for program details).
 
25
Oct

Restoration Workday: Grassy Lake

October 25, 2019 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
25
Oct

Halloween Hikes-FULL

October 25, 2019 (06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)
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Event's details

Time:06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
25
Oct

Halloween Hikes-FULL

October 25, 2019 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
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Event's details

Time:06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
25
Oct

Halloween Hikes-FULL

October 25, 2019 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
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Event's details

Time:07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
25
Oct

Halloween Hikes-FULL

October 25, 2019 (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
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Event's details

Time:07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
25
Oct

Halloween Hikes

October 25, 2019 (08:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
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Event's details

Time:08:00 PM - 09:30 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
26
Oct

Restoration Workday: Ryerson

October 26, 2019 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
26
Oct

Restoration Workday: Rollins Savanna

October 26, 2019 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
26
Oct

Family Celebration Day

October 26, 2019 (10:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
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Event's details

Time:10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Experience the exhibit, A Celebration of Souls, through crafts, activities, and demonstrations and learn more about the traditions of Dia de Los Muertos in Mexico.
 
26
Oct

Halloween Hikes - FULL

October 26, 2019 (05:30 PM - 07:00 PM)
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Event's details

Time:05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
26
Oct

Halloween Hikes-FULL

October 26, 2019 (06:00 PM - 07:30 PM)
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Event's details

Time:06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
26
Oct

Halloween Hikes-FULL

October 26, 2019 (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
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Event's details

Time:06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
26
Oct

Halloween Hikes - FULL

October 26, 2019 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
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Event's details

Time:07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
26
Oct

Halloween Hikes

October 26, 2019 (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
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Event's details

Time:07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
26
Oct

Halloween Hikes

October 26, 2019 (08:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
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Event's details

Time:08:00 PM - 09:30 PM

Join a guided group hike along a candlelit path to watch fun nature-themed skits, followed by donuts and cider.
 
27
Oct

Restoration Workday: McDonald Woods

October 27, 2019 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Event's details
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
27
Oct

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

October 27, 2019 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
29
Oct

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

October 29, 2019 (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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Event's details
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Time:09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
29
Oct

Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery

October 29, 2019 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 

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