Get Out: Green Living Fair, Art Exhibition, Learn to Juggle

Let Patch assist your weekend plans with some events to consider.

  • When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17
  • Where:, 135 W. Church St., Libertyville
  • Why Go:Come learn how to live a greener life! Representatives and/or information will be available from groups such as: Lake County Forest Preserves, Chicago Botanic Gardens, College of Lake County Sustainability Center, Lake County Bicycle Club, organic farmers, master gardeners, and many more.  Children’s activities, 10,000 Villages (fair trade shopping) and recycling opportunities, including electronics, Styrofoam blocks, plastic bags, bikes, gym shoes, inkjet cartridges, cell phones, hearing aids, glasses, plastic beverage bottle caps and wine corks (no plastic) will be available.
  • Fee: free
  • Info: kaynilian@­sbcglobal.­net


  • When: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17
  • Where: 1700 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville
  • Why Go: The annual Exhibition showcases the work of Libertyville artists. The event is brought to the community by Libertyville Fine Arts Month, which this year is being headed up by the David Adler Music and Arts Center.
  • Fee: free
  • Info: http://­www.­adlercenter.­org


  • When: 10-10:45 a.m. Saturday, March 17
  • Where: , 100 Library Lane, Grayslake
  • Why Go: Kids and family entertainer Jason Kollum will WOW you with huge balancing and juggling stints and lots of participation. And best of all, you become the juggler! This is a free family event. Seating is limited and tickets are required. Register in person at the Youth Services Desk.
  • Fee: free
  • Info: http://­www.­grayslake.­info


  • When: 3-6 p.m. Saturday, March 17
  • Where: 101 Center St., Grayslake
  • Why Go:Join us in the fight against Childhood Cancer. Last year we raised more than $4,000 and this year the total is already higher. So come raise money, shave heads and have fun to help better the future for someone special. We still have openings for shaves and will take donations all weekend.
  • Fee: free
  • Info: http://­www.­stbaldricks.­org/­events/­mypage/­eventid/­5869/­eventyear/­2012


CenterStage Presents: Twelve Angry Men

  • When: 8 p.m. Saturday, March 17, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18
  • Where: , 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest
  • Why Go:Twelve strangers hold the life of a 19-year-old boy in their hands. They are jurors in a first-degree murder case that must decide whether the boy is guilty or not guilty of stabbing his father to death. Re-examining evidence presented at the trial leads to personal confrontations and revelations that enable this cross-section of American society not only to come finally to a consensus verdict in this riveting courtroom drama, but also to learn more about themselves and grow as individuals.
  • Fee: $15 to $25 per person
  • Info: http://www.centerstagelakeforest.org/


Lake Bluff Golf Club Open House

  • When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17
  • Where:, 355 W. Washington Ave., Lake Bluff
  • Why Go: The Lake Bluff Golf Club kicks off the 2012 golf season by hosting its annual Open House at the Clubhouse. This annual event will feature the golf raffle and complimentary food and beverage. In addition, the professional staff will be available to answer questions regarding the upcoming season.
  • Fee: free
  • Info: www.lakebluffgolfclub.com


 March Trunk Show: Shop for the Drop

  • When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 16
  • Where: , 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest
  • Why Go: Stella & Dot - Jewelry and accessories line that is bold, wordly, adventurous, fun, each and truly fabulous. Emily Lacey of Lake Forest - Hand-smocked children's clothing as well as a wide selection of gifts that can be monogrammed. Proceeds benefit the Gorton Children's Drop-in Center.
  • Fee: free
  • Info: http://­www.­gorto­ncenter.­org


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