Lake County Calendar of Events

Chronicle Media Staff

See Pirates Over 40 perform an eclectic mix of oldies and classic rock from 7-8:30 p.m. July 13 at Zion Park District Bandshell, 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive, Zion.

July 13


It’s Thursday Concert Series

7:30-9 p.m.

William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center Band Shell, 902 Skidmore Drive, Antioch


Enjoy a performance by Heart/Pat Benatar tribute band Heart to Heartbreaker in this session of the ongoing It’s Thursday Concert Series. For more information, call (847) 395-2160 or visit


Summer Concert Series

7-9 p.m.

Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda


See long-running, Chicago-based blues/rock band Kevin Purcell and the Nightburners on the library grounds in this edition of the ongoing Summer Concert Series. For more information, call (847) 526-6225 or visit


Concert in the Park

7-8:30 p.m.

Zion Park District Bandshell, 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive, Zion


See Pirates Over 40 perform an eclectic mix of oldies and classic rock — with a tropical-flavored style — in this session of the Zion Park District’s Concert in the Park series. For more information, call (847) 746-5500 or visit


July 14


Lunch in the Park

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cook Park, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville


Enjoy a live performance by area band King Henry and choose lunch from among eight food vendors on-site in this edition of MainStreet Libertyville’s Lunch in the Park program. Stop by the MainStreet tent in the park to enter a free weekly raffle for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate. For more information, call (847) 680-0336 or visit


Summer Film Series: ‘The Blues Brothers’ & The Blooze Brothers

7 p.m.

Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan


Enjoy a showing of the classic 1980 film, “The Blues Brothers,” starring comedy legends John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, followed by a concert with The Blooze Brothers, an 11-piece Blues Brothers tribute band. To purchase tickets, visit the box office or call Ticketmaster at 800-982-2787. For more information, call (847) 263-6300 or visit


July 15


Cooking with Spices & Herbs

2-4 p.m.

Fox Lake District Library, 155 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake


In this special program, chef Michael Niksic will discuss various herbs and spices, and ways to incorporate them into cooking. For more information, call (847) 587-0198 or visit


Party Obvious, Teenage Mutant 90s Turtles

10 p.m.

Sideouts Sports Tavern, 4018 Roberts Road, Island Lake


See rock bands Party Obvious and Teenage Mutant 90s Turtles in concert at this popular area bar and eatery. For more information, call (847) 526-7174 or visit


T-Rexplorers: Dinosaur Discovery

1-2:15 p.m.

Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Ave., Highland Park


In this special drop-off program, kids can explore the world of dinosaur science and paleontology with an experienced dinosaur fossil hunter. Representatives from T-Rexplorers will bring real fossils from numerous species, including Triceratops and T-Rex. Adults should return for pick-up at 2 p.m. Online registration is required. For more information, call (847) 432-0216 or visit


July 16


Summer Sampler Concert

5-6:30 p.m.

Mitchell Park, 951 Wilmot Road, Deerfield


See contemporary country band Mason Rivers perform in this session of the Deerfield Park District’s Summer Sampler Concert series. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, call (847) 945-0650 or visit


July 18


Animal Farm Music

2-2:45 p.m.

Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest


Kids can enjoy a colorful blend of original music, storytelling and hilarious antics in this audience-participation show. Free tickets will be available at 1 p.m. the day of the show. For more information, call (847) 234-0648 or visit


July 19


Grayslake Jazz Combo Workshop

7-8:30 p.m.

Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum, 164 Hawley St., Grayslake


Bring your lawn chairs to the museum’s courtyard to see the Grayslake Jazz Combo Workshop perform classic and modern jazz standards. The museum will be open before and after the concert. For more information, call (847) 543-1745 or visit

–Lake County Calendar of Events–