French Market

June 10, 2017- September 16, 2017
Metra Station, 75 E. US Route 45
The market will be open from 8 am to 1 pm
each Saturday

Vernon Hills 2017 Oktoberfest

The 13th Annual Oktoberfest will be held on September 23, 2017 at the Vernon Hills Metra Station, located on U.S. Route 45.

Free kids crafts, while supplies last. Free pumpkins to paint, while supplies last, The free hay ride is sponsored by the Vernon Hills Park District.

Food will be prepared and sold by your local nonprofit organization. Beer (Blue Moon, Miller Lite and Miller MGD), coffee, pop, and water will also be served.

The Cook Memorial Library District will have the "Book Mobil" available on site and the Lincolnshire/Riverwoods Fire Protection District will have fire trucks on display for the kids.  

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM   VHR Band
7:30 PM - 9:45 PM   B Side Band
Sound and Lights by R & R Sound Productions


  • 3:00 - Balloons Sculpting
  • 3:00 - Caricature Drawings
  • 3:00 - Free pumpkins to paint (while supplies last)
  • 3:00 - 5:00 pm - Mario Tricoci School Face Painting
  • 3:00 - Free Kids Crafts (while supplies last)
  • 4 - 10:00 pm - Free Hay Rides sponsored by the Vernon Hills Park District 
  • 3 - 7:00 pm - Record a Hits - Inflatable's

Village Wide Fundraiser for Harvey & Irma Victims

The recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida impacted thousands homes and has devastated coastal cities. As a way to show support for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Vernon Hills will provide a matching donation of up to $5,000 to the American Red Cross. Donation buckets will be available at Village Hall as well as at our annual Oktoberfest on September 23, 2017.
Donations can be received at Village Hall (290 Evergreen) during business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F) or by mail. If mailing a donation, please address the check to the American Red Cross and send to:
Village of Vernon Hills
Attn: Hurricane Relief
290 Evergreen Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
We will accept donations until October 11, 2017.
There are a large number of charitable organizations that are seeking to provide aid. The Village encourages residents to view the following document for a list of such organizations as well as to learn how to donate responsibly.  

Garage Sale Central


13 Augusta Drive (Deerpath Subdivision)
Saturday, September 16th 7 am to 2 pm
Boy and Girl Clothes, Toys – Games, Children’s kitchen, squeekies, cars, Remote control helicopters, Pictures, Twin Bed with storage, Queen bedroom set
104 Annapolis Dr (Deerpath Subdivision)
Thursday thru Sunday 8 am to 5 pm
Car parts,tools,books,clothes adult and kids ,airline memorabilia,boating and fishing accessories,electronic equipment, home decor items,kids toys, and much more


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VH Lady Cougar Feeder Basketball Tryouts @ VHHS main gym
Sun 10/1 2-3:00pm (check in 1:30)
Wed 10/4 7-8:30pm (check in 6:30)

register now, visit for forms and information

CLC News

Sept. 17: CLC’s campus farm to participate in annual Farm Stroll
  The College of Lake County’s campus farm, located on the east side of the Grayslake Campus, will be among 11 local family farms featured on the first-annual Farm Stroll. Community members can take free, self-guided tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17.
For details, visit
Sept. 20: College hosts Lake County Government Career Day
Interested in working for Lake County government? Meet with recruiters from several county offices and learn about the job application process at Lake County Government Career Day. The event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room C106 on the College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
No pre-registration is required, and please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume. For more information, contact the college’s Career and Job Placement Center at or call (847) 543-2059.
Sept. 26: Entry deadline for CLC’s ‘Recent Works’ art exhibit
The deadline to submit online entry forms for the College of Lake County’s 37th Annual Recent Works: A Juried Competition exhibit is Sept. 26. Entry forms and images can be uploaded from the entry website,  includes detailed information on artwork specifications and deadlines.
Approximately $2,000 in cash prizes and purchase awards will be given to artists selected for the exhibit, on view at CLC’s Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art. An opening reception with award announcements will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 in the gallery, with live music and refreshments. The exhibit will run through Nov. 11.
Sept. 28: Come to Engineering Night at College of Lake County
Curious regarding the duties and educational requirements for careers in engineering and computer science? Come to the College of Lake County on Thursday, Sept. 28 to learn about the careers and meet with representatives from area engineering schools. The free event, open to high school students and their parents, runs from 5:30-9 p.m. in Café Willow on the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
Please pre-register at For more information, email Rob Twardock, Engineering department chair, at or call the Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences division at (847) 543-2044.
Oct. 28: College of Lake County Foundation hosts gala for scholarships
Friends of the College of Lake County are invited to enjoy a grand evening in downtown Chicago on Saturday, Oct. 28 to raise funds for student scholarships. The CLC Foundation’s 2017 Scholarship Gala: Road to Success—Off to a Grand Start will be held at the elegant Drake Hotel.
For details, visit

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