Lake County Calendar of Events March 14 – March 21

The Grayslake Arts Alliance will present the Illinois Bicentennial Fine Art Show from 5-8 p.m. March 17 at the Grayslake Heritage Center and History Museum, 164 Hawley St., Grayslake.

March 15

Community Care Connection
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fox River District Library, 255 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake

The Mobile Health Clinics of Rosalind Franklin University will be offering free health screenings, including tests for cholesterol, blood glucose levels, body mass index and waist measurements. Test results will be available in 15 minutes. For more information, call 847-587-0198 or visit

Firestone Walker Party
6-9 p.m.
The Firkin, 515 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville

Stop by this acclaimed tavern to sample a variety of craft beers produced by Firestone Walker Brewing Company, including Firestone Walker Lager, a new creation to be tapped for the first time in Illinois. Specially priced to-go beers will be available. For more information, call 847-367-6168 or visit

March 16

Better With Bacon
10 p.m.
Sideouts Sports Tavern, 4018 Roberts Road, Island Lake

See original, “avant-groove” blues/rock/funk jam band Better With Bacon perform in concert at this popular area bar and eatery. For more information, call 847-526-7174 or visit 

March 17

Illinois Bicentennial Fine Art Show
5-8 p.m.
Grayslake Heritage Center and History Museum, 164 Hawley St., Grayslake
$3 (adults), $1 (children)

This special show, presented by the Grayslake Arts Alliance, includes a display of art created by local artists, a kids’ art project with Lincoln-style hats and prairie-style bonnets, music by students of the Chapin Jazz Studio and free refreshments. For more information, call 847-543-1745 or visit

Sara Evans: All The Love Tour
7:30 p.m.
Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan

See country music superstar Sara Evans, along with special guests Raelynn and Kalie Shorr, perform in concert on this stop of the All The Love Tour. VIP packages are available. To purchase tickets, stop by the box office or call Ticketmaster at 800-982-2787. For more information, call 847-782-2366 or visit

March 18

Helpful Home Invaders
1 p.m.
Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills

In this nature program, learn about spiders and other bugs that are often feared but actually lend a helping hand in our homes. For more information, call 847-381-6592 or visit

The Tragic, Remarkable Life of America’s First Sports Hero
1-2:30 p.m.
Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire

In this adult program, presenter Craig Pierce will chronicle the life of National Baseball Hall of Fame member Christy Mathewson, the first great pitcher of the modern era. Registration is required. To sign up, and for more information, call 224-543-1485 or visit

March 19

6-7:15 p.m.
Fox River Grove Memorial Library, 407 Lincoln Ave., Fox River Grove

Bring the family to this all-ages show for a glimpse into what it’s like to go on a paleontological dig with the aid of an experienced dinosaur fossil hunter. Investigate authentic dinosaur fossils and learn fun dinosaur facts along the way. Registration is required. To sign up, and for more information, call 847-639-2274 or visit

March 20

Playdate with Nature
1-2:30 p.m.
Half Day, 24255 N. Highway 21, Vernon Hills

Children of all ages (adult supervision required) can enjoy unstructured seasonal play activities in this Lake County Nature Network event. Dress for outdoor adventure! No registration is required. For more information, call 847-367-6640 or visit

March 21

Luciano Antonio Trio
7 p.m.
210 Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, 210 Green Bay Road, Highwood
Free (2 drink minimum)

Enjoy a performance by the Luciano Antonio Trio, fronted by Brazilian-born jazz/folk guitarist and vocalist Antonio. Doors open at 5 p.m. Reserved tables are available. For more information, call 847-433-0304 or visit


–Lake County Calendar of Events March 14 – March 21–