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Sunday, December 16, 2018
  • Symbols of Illinois: Cardinal (01:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
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    December 16, 2018
    01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
    Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial (1818–2018) by learning about our state symbols. This is the final program in the 10-part series about the origin and natural history of the symbols. May include a brief walk.
     
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
  • Tinkering Through Time: Potawatomi Art (03:30 PM - 04:30 PM)
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    December 19, 2018
    03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    From beadwork to pottery, learn about different Potawatomi art forms, then create your own work of art.
     
Thursday, December 20, 2018
  • Celebrating the Illinois Bicentennial (06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
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    December 20, 2018
    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
    As the Illinois Bicentennial celebration comes to a close, hear Raupp Museum curator, Debbie Fandrei, discuss artifacts from the book 200 Objects That Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties. Then view a number of these artifacts on display in the Special Exhibition Gallery.
     
Friday, December 21, 2018
  • Winter Solstice Walk and Campfire: FULL (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
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    December 21, 2018
    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
    Join us for a guided walk as we explore Ryerson Woods on the longest night of the year. End the evening around a cozy campfire roasting marshmallows.
     
Friday, December 28, 2018
  • Museum Family Crafts (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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    December 28, 2018
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
    1899 W. Winchester Road
    Libertyville, IL , 60048

    Spend your winter break creating free winter-themed crafts.
     
  • Lunchtime Tours: Settlement of Lake County (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
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    December 28, 2018
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Bess Bower Dunn Museum
    1899 W Winchester Road
    Libertyville, IL , 60048

    Intrigued by how Lake County came to be? Tour the exhibition galleries to hear stories of our county’s early history and those who settled here.
     
 
 

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