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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Senior Series: What's in a Name (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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    November 13, 2019
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Lake County’s rich tapestry of history is woven into the very fibers of its place names. With over 500 place names associated with the county’s communities, this presentation delves into the origins of names in terms of the individuals and events that influenced them.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • Cuentos from the Americas (06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
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    November 21, 2019
    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Hear a combination of ancient legends, myths, folktales, and personal tales from North, Central and South America in this engaging musical and movement performance from storyteller Jasmin Cardenas.
Friday, November 22, 2019
  • Lunchtime Tours: Foodways (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
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    November 22, 2019
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Bess Bower Dunn Museum
    1899 W Winchester Road
    Libertyville, IL , 60048

    Discover the many ways people have produced, prepared and consumed food in Lake County.
Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • How Corn Changed Itself and then Changed Everything Else (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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    November 23, 2019
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Hear Cynthia Clampitt tell the story of how corn has developed over its 10,000 history. Starting off as a weedy grass in Mexico, it was nurtured by Native Americans, then spanned the globe and drove westward expansion. Find out about its historical impact and why it is so vital today. This program is supported by Illinois Humanities.
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