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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Long Grove, Illinois Kicks off Summer Sundays   

Sundays are heating up as Sunday Fun-day in the historic downtown district of Long Grove, Illinois, a 35-mile jaunt from Chicago. 

There are lots of free activities with the annual Farmer’s Market and Summer Concert series presented by the Long Grove Arts & Music Council. The merchants in Long Grove welcome you to stroll the cobblestone streets and enjoy shopping local and their quaint downtown village.

The Long Grove Farmers’ Market in the new Archer Parking Lot offers a wide assortment of fresh, local and Midwest, fruits and vegetables, along with a variety of organic products. New to the market is Grassroots Farm. They broaden the market’s organic offerings with their Free-Range non-GMO fed, no antibiotic used, large brown eggs, heirloom sweet corn, cottage garden flowers, plants and plant products. 

The Farmers’ Market also offers a generous selection of artisan breads, pastries, pies, gourmet coffee, salsas, sauces, pickled vegetables, health products, salad greens and organic salad dressings.

The Long Grove Arts & Music Council, renowned for the talent presented, again offers their free Outdoor Summer Concert series. All concerts are outdoors, on the grass, at Fountain Square, near Archer Lot. The series presents top notch headliners, at Fountain Square, in the center of the Historic Downtown. The concerts begin at 4pm.

Originally settled as a German farming community, the Village of Long Grove’s rich historical background gave way to a multitude of additional cultures such as French, Polish, Greek, Irish, Canadian, Scottish, British, Scandinavian, Italian, Native American and many more. Known as a ‘must-see’ destination in Lake County, the Village gives visitors a very unique feel unlike any other place.

Recognized as one of the nation’s genuine historic villages, and famous for their annual festivals, the Village of Long Grove also serves as a Midwest destination, known for its one-of-a-kind, unique shopping experience. 

Long Grove is located in the northern suburbs, near Routes 53 and 83, north of Lake Cook Road. For more information, call the Visitor's Information Center at 847.634.0888 or visit www.visitlonggrove.com. 

For more information about top events in Illinois take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Illinois.