July 4 Fireworks, First Friday This Week

Looking for something to do in Libertyville this week? There's a lot to choose from!

Here's a look at some fun events coming up this week in town:

July 4: The village of Libertyville, along with the Libertyville Mile of Cars, will hold the annual Independence Day fireworks display at dusk, about 9:30 p.m. in . The fireworks will be preceded by a Libertyville Band performance at 7:30 p.m. at the band shell. UPDATE: .

July 5: MainStreet Libertyville will hold the weekly farmers market from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Church Street between Milwaukee Avenue and Brainerd Avenue. Special events at this week's include balloon sculpting, juggling and magic by R.C. Juggles from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and "Fresh Picked Stories" with the at 10 and 11 a.m.

July 5: Pampered Pup'z will hold the annual Dog Days of Summer from July 5 to July 8 in and around Cook Park. The four-day event will feature the DockDogs-Big Dog Air Jumping competition and a variety of events. Local dogs can try out for Libertyville's Big Air Dog competition on July 5 in the PNC Bank parking lot, known for this event as the Xtreme Dog Park. After a practice jumping session from noon to 2 p.m., the Wave 1 tryouts will be held from 2:30 to 4, followed by the Wave 2 tryouts from 4 to 6 p.m. Onsite registration starts at noon. The local competition will be held at 6 p.m. July 6. Check out the other events planned for this weekend's Dog Days of Summer.

July 6: MainStreet Libertyville will hold Out to Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Cook Park. Kevin Spica will entertain the crowd, and local vendors will sell food.

July 6: It's First Friday! From 6 to 9 p.m., a variety of activities will await shoppers in downtown Libertyville.

July 6: The village of Green Oaks will hold its weekly farmers market at from 1 to 6 p.m. Lambs Farm is located near Route 176 and I-94.

Charles Nozicka July 03, 2012 at 07:56 PM
Everybody have a safe and sane 4th of July! Dr. Charles Nozicka Medical Director Pediatric Emergency Medicine Advocate Condell Medical Center "A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."- Lao-Tzu
Jim July 04, 2012 at 04:37 AM
Does anyone know what the "NO to 155" signs are about? (on River Rd)


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