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General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 22, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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September 22, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Virtual Program-Family Walk with me Tree ID
Event details:
September 22, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Embark on a virtual exploration outdoors as we search for oaks. Put on your keen sense of observation as we discover clues that help you identify oaks and other trees.
A list of preserves and trails will be recommended if you would like to observe along outside. You follow your trail and I’ll follow mine and we'll all see what we find in common and what's different.
 

September 22, 2020 (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 22, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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September 22, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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September 22, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Get Outside, Parent Family Workshop
Event details:
September 22, 2020
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Covid-19 has proven that time outdoors is more important than ever. Gain strategies for incorporating outdoor time into “new normal” routines. Gather simple outdoor ideas for supporting kids’ during this time.
 

September 22, 2020 (7:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Virtual Program: Magical Mystery Grapevine Tour
Event details:
September 23, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Enter through the magical grapevine archway into a land of imagination where anything is possible. Allow your young ones to explore and collect natural materials from your yard or neighborhood. We will then explore ways to play, create and build. What magical experiences and new creations will we encounter?
 

September 23, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Backyard Bioblitz
Event details:
September 23, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Learn how to become a citizen scientist and about a variety of resources that will help you discover the biodiversity of your own backyard.
 

September 23, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket senior time slot
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September 24, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Seniors only time slot: Thursdays, 10am-11:30am
 

September 24, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 24, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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September 24, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 24, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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September 24, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program Native Plant Landscaping
Event details:
September 24, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Native plants provide homes and food for our native wildlife, and natural beauty to our home landscapes. Join us to learn more about how to bring native plants into your garden.
 

September 24, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 26, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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September 26, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 26, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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September 26, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 26, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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September 26, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Nature's Workshop-Fun with Leaves
Event details:
September 28, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Leaves come in all shapes and sizes. In this Zoom program, we will explore the different varieties of leaves and some fun things to do with them.
 

September 28, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 29, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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September 29, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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September 29, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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September 29, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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September 29, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Senior Series Oak Woodlands
Event details:
September 30, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Beautiful oak woodlands define the unique natural landscape of Lake County. Join us to learn the important role oaks play in healthy woodlands and how we are working to ensure their long-term survival.
 

September 30, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Ask an Educator LIVE
Event details:
September 30, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This biweekly Q&A series features a panel of educators and guest panelists excited to share their expertise about Lake County nature and history. Join us live via Zoom or Facebook every other Wednesday for a new topic about the amazing history, creatures and places that make our county special.
 

September 30, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails
Event details:
October 01, 2020
7:00 AM
You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail for the entire month.
The final sign will provide information on where to find the answers.
 

October 01, 2020 7:00 AM
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket senior time slot
Event details:
October 01, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Seniors only time slot: Thursdays, 10am-11:30am
 

October 01, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 01, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 01, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 01, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 01, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program - Wildlife Warnings! Animal Defense Mechanisms
Event details:
October 01, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Prepare to be amazed! Many animals have unique adaptations, including warning colors, that help them survive. Join us for a virtual program where the focus is on Lake County animals but also will include others from across the globe.
 

October 01, 2020 (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Discovering Dinosaurs
Event details:
October 03, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Spend an hour engaging with a museum educator learning about dinosaur characteristics, dinosaurs that lived in Lake County and creating your own dinosaur.
 

October 03, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 03, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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October 03, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Virtual Program-Dinosaurs Scout Badge
Event details:
October 03, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about the job of a Paleontologist and what makes an animal a dinosaur in this "Council's Own" Try-It badge, designed by the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana council, with other scouts!
 

October 03, 2020 (11:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 03, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 03, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Historic Fort Sheridan
Event details:
October 03, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn the history and unique stories of Fort Sheridan in this presentation that draws from the Dunn Museum’s archives. Topics include the founding of Fort Sheridan, its distinctive architecture, notable residents, and ways visitors can interact with the Fort today as one of Lake County’s many Forest Preserves.
 

October 03, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 03, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 03, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
OAKtober Native Tree and Shrub Sale
Event details:
October 04, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fall is the perfect time to plant native trees and shrubs. Preorder from over 24 different species.
 

October 04, 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 06, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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October 06, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 06, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 06, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Fall Into Phenology
Event details:
October 06, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how to become a Budburst citizen scientist and help track seasonal changes to contribute to a national database.
 

October 06, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 06, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 06, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Nature Club-Web of Life
Event details:
October 07, 2020
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Meet up after school virtually to learn about local nature with an experienced educator. Then put your knowledge to the test with "homework" that encourages you to explore these nature concepts in your backyard and beyond. New topic every month.
 

October 07, 2020 (3:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Virtual Tour-Wetlands
Event details:
October 07, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Our region is home to one of the most diverse collections of wetlands in North America. Discover the events and processes that created these unique conditions, the critical functions of wetlands and the plants and animals who call them home.
 

October 07, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket senior time slot
Event details:
October 08, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Seniors only time slot: Thursdays, 10am-11:30am
 

October 08, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Virtual Program: Adventures in Nature
Event details:
October 08, 2020
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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Using our senses, lets head into nature and discover colors, shapes, patterns, tracks and more. Will our discoveries be similar, or different? You head out to a patch of nature and I will too. Allow your young ones to guide the way. Discover the benefits of nature and the learning that takes place when we all take some time to connect with nature.
 

October 08, 2020 (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 08, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 08, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 08, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 08, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Raptor Features
Event details:
October 08, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Joins us virtually to learn about local raptors and their adaptations.
 

October 08, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Astronomy Program
Event details:
October 09, 2020
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join us online to learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 

October 09, 2020 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 10, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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October 10, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 10, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 10, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 10, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 10, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Animal Habitats Scout Badge
Event details:
October 11, 2020
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Join us as we complete badge requirements 2 & 4.
 

October 11, 2020 (11:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 12, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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October 12, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Virtual Program-Discovering Dinosaurs
Event details:
October 12, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Spend an hour engaging with a museum educator learning about dinosaur characteristics, dinosaurs that lived in Lake County and creating your own dinosaur.
 

October 12, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 12, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 12, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 12, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 12, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 13, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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October 13, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 13, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 13, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 13, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 13, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket senior time slot
Event details:
October 15, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Seniors only time slot: Thursdays, 10am-11:30am
 

October 15, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 15, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 15, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 15, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 15, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-A Vintage Halloween Party
Event details:
October 15, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

Spending Halloween at home with the family this year? Join us to learn some fun and fabulous party ideas from the holiday’s golden age in the 1920s and 30s.
 

October 15, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Virtual Program- Community Campfire Friday Nights
Event details:
October 16, 2020
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Join with community to share stories of struggle & triumph during times of quarantine. Gather around my campfire (virtually) or create your own indoors or out; around a fire pit, fireplace, candlelight or flashlight in a paper bag. *SHARE * A campfire recipe. * An outdoor game or nature activity. * Music or other talent. * Take a virtual night hike.
(The activities will be provided, but sharing is more fun!) Join me to share in this new experience.
 

October 16, 2020 (7:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 17, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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October 17, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 17, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 17, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
October 17, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 17, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program- 2020 Ethel Untermyer Conservation Forum: Native Orchids
Event details:
October 18, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Join Dr. Pati Vitt, manager of ecological restoration for the Lake County Forest Preserves, to learn about these fascinating plants and her efforts to save them.
 

October 18, 2020 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Breaking Barriers-Women in the Military
Event details:
October 20, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Curator and Lake County Historian, Diana Dretske, will present this virtual program on the historical role of women in the military. The stories of Lake County women who served will be highlighted, including Mary Jane Lett Lucas (WAC) and Janice Christensen (WASP).
 

October 20, 2020 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Virtual Program: Magical Mystery Grapevine Tour
Event details:
October 21, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Enter through the magical grapevine archway into a land of imagination where anything is possible. Allow your young ones to explore and collect natural materials from your yard or neighborhood. We will then explore ways to play, create and build. What magical experiences and new creations will we encounter?
 

October 21, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Virtual Program - Nighttime Flyers
Event details:
October 21, 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
During this virtual program you will learn about some of the nocturnal animals that take to the sky during the night, and how humans are affecting their habitat.
 

October 21, 2020 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Dunn Museum Teacher Open House
Event details:
October 22, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Learn about exciting programs and resources for your class. Take part in sessions with Museum Education staff and Environmental Education staff, including learning about our virtual Teacher Ambassador Program (see the document below for program details).
 

October 22, 2020 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Spiders, Bats, Snakes, Oh My
Event details:
October 25, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn about some of the misunderstood creatures of Lake County and meet a live resident. Just because it is close to Halloween does not mean it will be spooky.
 

October 25, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Self-Guided Program-Trivia Trails
Event details:
November 01, 2020
7:00 AM
You may be walking the trails anyway so why not learn a little bit while you're there? Or perhaps this will be a new trail for you. Signs with trivia questions ranging from history, natural history and site-specific information will be placed along a designated trail.
The final sign will provide information on where to find the answers.
 

November 01, 2020 7:00 AM
Virtual Nature Club-Animal Adaptations
Event details:
November 04, 2020
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Meet up after school virtually to learn about local nature with an experienced educator. Then put your knowledge to the test with "homework" that encourages you to explore these nature concepts in your backyard and beyond. New topic every month.
 

November 04, 2020 (3:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Lake County History Symposium-Wednesday
Event details:
November 04, 2020
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Open to the public, this annual symposium focuses on Lake County history. Join us for a fascinating series of presentations on this year’s theme, "Fun & Games: Sports and Leisure in Lake County."
 

November 04, 2020 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Virtual Program-American Roots Music with Jim Kanas
Event details:
November 05, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum
1899 W Winchester Road
Libertyville,IL
60048

American Roots musician, Jim Kanas, will be doing a live interactive performance online for all ages that traces the development of American music. Jim will be performing songs on guitars, banjo, fiddle, limberjacks and other engaging instruments. You can sit back and enjoy, or sing or play the spoons along with Jim. He’ll show you what to do!
 

November 05, 2020 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Lake County History Symposium-Saturday
Event details:
November 07, 2020
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9:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Open to the public, this annual symposium focuses on Lake County history. Join us for a fascinating series of presentations on this year’s theme, "Fun & Games: Sports and Leisure in Lake County."
 

November 07, 2020 (9:30 AM - 11:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Civil War Stories from the Past
Event details:
November 07, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Engage with a museum educator through books, activities and discussion to learn about the experiences and efforts of Lake County residents during the Civil War.
 

November 07, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Virtual Program: Adventures in Nature
Event details:
November 12, 2020
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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Using our senses, lets head into nature and discover, textures, colors, shapes, sizes, scents, patterns, sounds, tracks, scat and more. Will our discoveries be similar, or totally different? Allow your young ones to guide the way and let’s see how this adventure unfolds. Discover the benefits of nature and the learning that takes place when we all take some time to connect with nature.
 

November 12, 2020 (10:45 AM - 11:45 AM)
Virtual Program-Sandhill Cranes
Event details:
November 12, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Through restoration of their nesting and feeding habitats, the cranes’ population has increased in Lake County. Learn about crane biology, habitat requirements, and where you can find Sandhill Cranes in Lake County.


 

November 12, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Virtual Tour-Woodlands
Event details:
November 13, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Discover the different types of woodlands in our area and how they have changed following European settlement.
 

November 13, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Astronomy Program
Event details:
November 13, 2020
astronomy
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join us online to learn about outer space, the sky and the universe. In partnership with Skokie Valley Astronomers.
 

November 13, 2020 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Nature's Workshop-Story Stones
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November 17, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Many people read stories in books, but have you ever read a story using sticks or stones? Join us virtually as we make some story stones and create a one-of-a-kind nature story together.
 

November 17, 2020 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Virtual Program- Magical Mystery Grapevine Tour
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November 18, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Enter through the magical grapevine archway into a land of imagination where anything is possible. Allow your young ones to explore and collect natural materials from your yard or neighborhood. We will explore ways to play, create and build. What magical experiences and new creations will we encounter?
 

November 18, 2020 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Senior Series Owls of Lake County
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November 18, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Throughout the year, seven different species of owls live in, or migrate to Lake County. Learn about the natural history of each species and their unique adaptations.
 

November 18, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Adult Trivia Night
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November 19, 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bring your nature knowledge and come compete in this entertaining Nature Trivia Night.
 

November 19, 2020 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Earth Rocks Badge
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November 21, 2020
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Join us as we complete badge requirements 1-3.
 

November 21, 2020 (11:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Virtual Program-Indian Lore Scout Badge
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November 21, 2020
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Learn about the lives of local Native peoples during the 18th and early 19th centuries while working towards this badge with other scouts.
 

November 21, 2020 (11:45 AM - 12:15 PM)
Virtual Program-Pigs, Pork, and Heartland Hogs-From Wild Boar to Baconfest
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November 21, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
From the invention of blood sausage by the Assyrians to the creation of such American icons as barbecue and hot dogs, pig has remained on the menu for all but a few notable people groups. Celebrated at fairs and looked to for medical research, pigs offer culinary delight and potential promise but also create some challenges. Hear author and food historian, Cynthia Clampitt, discuss the importance of pork and how it has become a staple in many diets today.
 

November 21, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Virtual Program-Animal Habitats Scout Badge
Event details:
February 15, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Join us as we learn about local habitats and discover an endangered habitat linked by our waterways to Lake County. This program will cover badge requirements 2 & 4.
 

February 15, 2021 (10:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Virtual Program-Bugs Scout Badge
Event details:
May 02, 2021
boy-scouts01
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Join us as we learn about bugs that live in Lake County. Then see what their homes look like and why they live here. This program will cover badge requirements 1, 3, 4.
 

May 02, 2021 (10:00 AM - 10:45 AM)
 
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