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General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 31, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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October 31, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 31, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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October 31, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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October 31, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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October 31, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 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)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket senior time slot
Event details:
November 05, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Seniors only time slot: Thursdays, 10am-11:30am
 

November 05, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 05, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 05, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 05, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 05, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 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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10:00 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 (10:00 AM - 11:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 07, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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November 07, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 07, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 07, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 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)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 07, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 07, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 10, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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November 10, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 10, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 10, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 10, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 10, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 11, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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November 11, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Virtual Program-Q&A with Veteran Lalena Magnetta
Event details:
November 11, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join the Dunn Museum for a special Veteran's Day discussion with veteran Lalena Zoe Magnetta. In this informal conversation, you will hear about Lalena's experience as a female veteran and have the opportunity to ask her questions. Lalena is a proud Navy veteran from Grayslake who began her military service in the wake of 9/11, participating in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
 

November 11, 2020 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 11, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 11, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 11, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 11, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Ask an Educator LIVE
Event details:
November 11, 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.
 

November 11, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket senior time slot
Event details:
November 12, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Seniors only time slot: Thursdays, 10am-11:30am
 

November 12, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Virtual Program: Adventures in Nature
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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)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 12, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 12, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
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)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 12, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 12, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Mammal Behaviors and Adaptations
Event details:
November 12, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us virtually to learn about local mammals and their unique physical adaptations and behaviors.
 

November 12, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 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
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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)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 14, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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November 14, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 14, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 14, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 14, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 14, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 17, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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November 17, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 17, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 17, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 17, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 17, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Nature's Workshop-Story Stones
Event details:
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
Event details:
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
Event details:
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)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket senior time slot
Event details:
November 19, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Seniors only time slot: Thursdays, 10am-11:30am
 

November 19, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 19, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 19, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 19, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 19, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 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)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 21, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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November 21, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Virtual Program-Earth Rocks Badge
Event details:
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
Event details:
November 21, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:45 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 (12:00 PM - 12:45 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 21, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 21, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Pigs, Pork, and Heartland Hogs-From Wild Boar to Baconfest
Event details:
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)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 21, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 21, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 24, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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November 24, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 24, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 24, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 24, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 24, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Program-Ask an Educator LIVE
Event details:
November 25, 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.
 

November 25, 2020 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
Event details:
November 28, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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November 28, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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November 28, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
General Admission Dunn Museum Timed Ticket
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November 28, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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November 28, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Virtual Nature Club-Animals in Winter
Event details:
December 02, 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.
 

December 02, 2020 (3:30 PM - 4:00 PM)
 
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