Category Archive • Family Activities

A Message from Our New Music & Events Coordinator

This past summer, I had the honor of joining the team at Third Place Commons as the new music and events coordinator, and for the first time I got to experience the joy that comes with being a part of this Commons community. My first taste of that community was working in the information tent at ...

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LFP Holiday Market on Sunday, December 19th

You won’t find better holiday shopping than this Sunday, December 19th from 10-2 at our annual Lake Forest Park Holiday Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. Yes, ‘tis the season of gift giving and local artisans will be serving up a wide variety of giftable goodies for everyone on your list. You’ll find a delightful array of ...

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Weekend Music Moves to Evenings in December

Weekend Music at Third Place Commons is officially moving back to evenings in December. Head to the Commons every Friday and Saturday night from 7-9 PM through Saturday, December 18th for the best in local live music. Here’s the line-up: Friday, December 3rd – Honky Tonk Sweethearts Saturday, December 4th – 85th Street Big Band Friday, December 10th – ...

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Sneak Peek at the LFP Holiday Farmers Market this Sunday, 11/21

Get your shopping list ready because this Sunday, November 21st, it’s time for the annual Lake Forest Park Thanksgiving Farmers Market and Holiday Crafts Fair. You won’t want to miss this one-day only return of the market for your chance to do all your holiday shopping. Stock your fridge and pantry for your holiday feasts ...

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Update on Live Music at the Commons

If you’ve been missing the thrill of live music, it’s time to come back to Third Place Commons! Join us every Saturday and Sunday through from 3-5 PM to enjoy tunes from many of our longtime Commons favorites. Here’s what’s coming up: Sat, October 30 – Rainy City Riff Raff (Standards & Party Favorites) Sun, October 31 – File ...

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Live Music Is Back!

Have you been missing the thrill of live music? Great news! Weekend Music is back at Third Place Commons! Join us every Saturday and Sunday from 3-5 PM to enjoy tunes from many of our longtime Commons favorites and some new surprises as well. Here’s what’s coming up: Saturday, October 16 – Scott Cossu (Jazz) Sunday, October 17 ...

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Honky Tonk Sweethearts Mini-Concert on August 7th

If you’re missing Weekend Music at Third Place Commons, you’re not alone! Weekend Music onstage at the Commons will be back this fall. But in the meantime, scoot your coffee table out of the way and tune in for a TPC At Home dance party featuring Weekend Music favorites, the Honky Tonk Sweethearts on Saturday, August ...

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The Summer of Music Heats Up Starting July 25th

The Third Place Commons Summer of Music is in full swing and heating up with the first of three streaming concerts this weekend. On Sunday, July 25th at at 12:00 noon, tune in for a Milner Family Fiddles mini-concert streaming on our Third Place Commons YouTube channel. Recorded inside Third Place Commons during full COVID restrictions, this performance ...

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Benefit Night at Lake Forest Bar & Grill on July 7th

The Lake Forest Bar & Grill will host a benefit night for Third Place Commons on Wednesday, July 7th from 5-9 PM. When you dine and drink from 5-9 PM, 20% of proceeds will be donated to Third Place Commons and two of its key programs, the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and the Market Bucks ...

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Now Hiring: Music & Events Coordinator

Third Place Commons is seeking a smart, capable team player to help schedule and host hundreds of free events each year in the Commons and at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market as the new Music and Events Coordinator. This role will be a great fit for someone with event and/or performing arts experience who is ...

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