Wauconda Free Outdoor Concert Series:
June 5th - August 14th!
Grab your family and friends, pack a dinner and
lawn chair and head out to listen to music brought to you by the
Wauconda Park District and Wauconda Area Library.
The popular outdoor concerts offer a wide variety
of musical styles that are sure to entertain crowds of all ages.
Park District concerts are held by the picnic shelter at Cook Park.
Library concerts are held on the Library grounds. In case of
inclement weather concerts held at the library will be held inside
the Lincoln room and the Park District concerts will be cancelled.
Wauconda Area Library Concerts - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 17: Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners
Thursday, July 24: Beatolution (formerly Stockwood)
Thursday, July 31: The Chauffeurs
'60's Garage Band Tribute
Thursday, August 7: The Limited Edition Big Band
Thursday, August 14: Tom Sharpe World Music
Jazz/World Fusion Tribute
Guns & Hoses Benefit Golf Outing
August 5, 2014
Additional Information call or email, Mike Wahl,
August 8 - 10, 2014
and Lily Lake Road, Lakemoor, IL
Enjoy the weekend long festival celebrating the community and
bringing families together. The three day event includes food, beer
garden, music, carnival, vendors, fishing derby, horseshoe
competition, bean bag tournament and more. The highlight of the
festival is the fireworks show on Saturday evening over Lily Lake at
For more information,
Wauconda Farmers' Market
Thursday June 26 - October
on Main Street
Market vendors are ready to supply you with a
variety of fresh produce, unique gifts, specialty food products,
and, to add to the fun, themed events make the market fun for the
Please visit the Wauconda Area Chamber's Facebook
page for updates on this and other fun Chamber events!
Wauconda Cruise Night
Attention Classic Car Enthusiasts! Are you ready
for Wauconda's very own Cruise Night each month?
Starting July 15th, join us downtown for our
inaugural Cruise Night on Main Street between Route 176 and Bangs
Street from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. BGV Motorsports has been hired to
manage the events scheduled for the third Tuesday in July, August
and September. Don't forget to stop in and say hi to our local
merchants that are making this event possible.
For questions, contact Steven Howorka of BGV
Motorsports at 847-235-6528 (email@example.com)
or online at
Annual Art on Main Exhibit
September 4, 2014
Take a leisurely stroll down our quaint Main Street,
visit the fine businesses along the way, and enjoy the creative
spirit of Wauconda's 3rd annual Art on Main exhibit featuring over
25 benches - sponsored by local businesses and painted by local
artists. The benches will be auctioned during Wauconda's Farmers'
Market on Thursday, September 4th at 7:00 p.m. Proceeds go to Main
Street Attraction for the beautification of Main Street. Special
thanks to Aspire Boutique for coordinating the event!
Nominate Your Favorite Volunteer Today!
Do you know
an individual or
recognition for outstanding public service?
of Wauconda is seeking nominations for its 2014 Mayor's Community
Service Awards. These awards recognize individuals, organizations,
and businesses that have had a significant, positive impact on the
Recommendations for individuals, organizations, and businesses can
be submitted online or downloaded and submitted by mail, e-mail or
fax. There are four categories addressed in the submission process.
All are specific to the nominated individual, organization, or
Impact on the
Community - The effect(s) of the nominee's service efforts and/or
project on the community.
Degree of Commitment
to Service - Examples of enthusiasm, perseverance, and devotion to a
short-term or long-term project.
Integrity - Past or
current actions that reflect the nominee's honesty, reliability, and
Leadership - Examples
of leadership qualities that helped create momentum, a shared
vision, and positive results.
to submit your nomination today!
Click here for more information.
has partnered with the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County to provide
more recycling opportunities. The Wauconda Textile Recycling Bin was
delivered on Friday, April 18th. The bin is located at Public Works
adjacent to the electronics recycling bin.
It is estimated that nearly 85% of all clothing and textiles end up
in landfills in the U.S. today. Textile and clothing waste is a
significant problem in our country. It is estimated that anywhere
from 5-10% of all waste that is sent to municipal landfills is
comprised of textiles. Let's do our part to recycle these clothing
items and save our landfill space.