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Events Near Fair Oaks IN

Field Trip - Thorn Creek Woods

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 8:00am
Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve
Park Forest, IL
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Frankfort Oktoberfest

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 5:30pm
German American Heritage Center
Frankfort, IL
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Witches and Wizards 5K/2k

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 7:00pm
Lake County Fairgrounds
Crown Point, IN
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Ducks Unlimited - Crown Point Waterfowl Party

Ducks Unlimited - Crown Point Waterfowl Party
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
Lake County Fairgrounds
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WRRC Trail Run Series

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
Tippecanoe Battlefield
Battle Ground, IN
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Manda's Race

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 9:00am
Westchester Intermediate School
Chesterton, IN
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Treasured Chests Breast Cancer 5K Run

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 9:00am
Sunset Hill Farm County Park
Valparaiso, IN
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Relay For Life of Lake County Fall Craft and Vendor Fair

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 9:00am
Crown Point Moose Lodge
Crown Point, IN
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Seed Planting

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 10:00am
Fisher Oak Savanna Nature Preserve
Wolcott, IN
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Crown Point Waterfowl Party

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 5:30pm
Lake County Fairgrounds
Crown Point, IN
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Elvis Fantasy Fest

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 at 2:00pm
Portage, IN
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Haunted Hills Hospital Attraction

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 7:00pm
Haunted Hills Hospital
Lake Station, IN
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