Lake County Calendar of Events May 16 – May 23

Enjoy this Lake County Folk Club concert, featuring headliner Michael P. Smith and openers Bill Liggett and Larry Sell from 7-10 p.m. May 20 at Village Hall, 10 Seymour Ave., Grayslake.

May 17

Adult Movie Night
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Zion-Benton Public Library, 2400 Gabriel Ave., Zion

Adults (ages 18 and up) can enjoy a screening of the award-winning 2017 film, “Dunkirk” (rated PG-13), an action-packed depiction of the evacuation of Dunkirk during World War II. To register, and for more information, call 847-940-4010 or visit

Grand Funk Railroad with Rick Derringer
7:30 p.m.
Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan

See this concert featuring two hard-rock legends from the 1970s: Grand Funk Railroad, best known for its mega-hit, “We’re An American Band,” and guitarist/vocalist Rick Derringer, who hit the top of the charts with “Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo.” To purchase tickets, stop by the box office or call Ticketmaster at 800-982-2787. For more information, call 847-782-2366 or visit

May 18

Community Campfire Friday Nights
7-9 p.m.
Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago

Gather with friends and family to roast marshmallows over a fire, stroll peacefully on a nature walk, share a story or song, and more in this Lake County Nature Network event. Bring a blanket or chair. All ages are welcome; adult supervision is required. No registration is required. For more information, call 847-968-3214 or visit

May 19

Spring Koto Concert
2-3 p.m.
Fox Lake District Library, 255 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake

Adults can enjoy a concert of traditional Japanese Koto music and learn about the culture and craftsmanship of the instruments. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 847-587-0198 or visit

Movie in the Park
8:30-10:30 p.m.
Heritage Park, 32250 Darrell Road, Lakemoor

Bring the family to enjoy a showing of the 2017 computer-animated fantasy/adventure film, “Coco” (rated G) in Heritage Park. For more information, call 815-385-1117 or visit

Chasing Alice
9:30 p.m.
Sideouts Sports Tavern, 4018 Roberts Road, Island Lake

See high-energy rock/pop/dance cover band Chasing Alice perform in concert at this popular area eatery and live music venue. For more information, call 847-526-7174 or visit

May 20

Lake County Folk Club Concert
7-10 p.m.
Village Hall, 10 Seymour Ave., Grayslake
$18 (general), $15 (seniors), $13 (Lake County Folk Club members)

Enjoy this Lake County Folk Club concert, featuring headliner Michael P. Smith and openers Bill Liggett and Larry Sell. For tickets, and more information, call the Grayslake Heritage Center at 847-543-1745 or visit

May 21

Spring Bird Walk
8 a.m.
Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills

Get to know local birds in this #birdthepreserves event, co-sponsored by Audubon Chicago Region and Citizens for Conservation. Waterproof boots are strongly recommended. Bring binoculars. RSVP required by emailing Daniel Wear at For more information, call 312-453-0230, ext. 2010 or visit

May 22

Car Show
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Patty Turner Center, 375 Elm St., Deerfield

Enjoy a morning showing of classic and antique cars, and hear stories from the owners themselves in this Deerfield Park District special event. For more information, call 847-940-4010 or visit

Chicago’s Landmarks and the Names Behind Them
6:30-8 p.m.
Aspen Drive Library, 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills

In this adult program, corresponding with the Illinois Bicentennial Celebration, historian Jim Gibbons will discuss Chicago’s most well-known landmarks and the famous names behind them, including Dan Ryan, Jane Byrne, Bessie Coleman and Casimir Pulaski. To register, and for more information, call 847-362-2330 or visit

May 23

Wednesday Night Blockbuster
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Drive, Mundelein

Enjoy a screening of the 2017 film, “The Greatest Showman,” starring Hugh Jackman as legendary circus promoter P.T. Barnum. To register, and for more information, call 847-566-8702 or visit


–Lake County Calendar of Events May 16 – May 23–