It's the last official weekend of the Summer 2013.
You can spend it at the beach, the movies, or enjoying a plethora of activities at the 13th Annual Summer Sunset Festival in Lake in the Hills. After scorching temperatures and a chance for thunderstorms move out Friday afternoon, the rest of the weekend promises to be very summer-like.
Here's What's Going on this Weekend:
Summer Sunset Festival: 13th Annual Celebration is This Weekend
Summer Sunset Festival has packed in food, beverages, a first-ever wine tasting event, carnival rides, a parade, craft show, fireworks finale and more. The fest is held at Sunset Park, 5200 Miller Rd., Lake in the Hills. Click on the story link for more information.
Summer Sunset Festival Schedule of Events
A list of events for the Summer Sunset Festival, which starts at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 1.
Summer Sunset Festival Parade: Donate Items to the Food Pantry
The Summer Sunset Parade is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, in Lake in the Hills. The Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry has been named Grand Marshal of this year's parade. Food pantry volunteers will push shopping carts along the parade route, collecting donations from spectators along the way.
Take a Stand, The Other Side Host Vigil for Overdose Awareness Day
Take a Stand, based in Lake Zurich, and The Other Side, a sober bar in Crystal Lake, will hold a joint candlelight vigil on Saturday at Barbara Key Park in Lake in the Hills. The event is free and open to the public. Bring a photograph of someone you know impacted by drug abuse.
What's Playing at the Movies near Algonquin and Lake in the Hills
Moviefone and Patch.com have partnered to bring weekly movie listings to Algonquin and Lake in the Hills readers.