Calendar of Events

Eclipse Viewing

Volo Bog
28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside

Aug 21, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Volo Bog and the Lake County Astronomical Society are hosting at the Bog a free public event to view the August 21st Solar Eclipse.

The eclipse starts at 11:53 AM and ends at 2:41 PM. The maximum obscuration is about 85% at 1:18:32 PM. LCAS members will have special solar filters and eclipse viewers to safely view the Solar Eclipse. A limited supply of solar glasses will be available. Come anytime and stay as long as you would like. No registration is required.


Monthly Meeting

Volo Bog
28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside

Sep 15, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Michelle Nicoles from the Adler Planetarium will be presenting "Pluto Unveiled".

Moon over McHenry

McHenry Public Library
809 N. Front St., McHenry

Sep 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Backup date: 9/28/2017

Moon over Vernon Hills

Aspen Library (Cook)
701 Aspen Dr, Vernon Hills

Oct 2, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Backup date: 10/3/2017

Monthly Meeting

Volo Bog
28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside

Oct 20, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Professor Margutti from Northwestern University, presentation TBA

Moon over Wheeling

Indian Trails Public Library
355 S. Schoenbeck Rd., Wheeling

Oct 26, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Moon over Round Lake

Round Lake Area Public Library
906 Hart Rd., Round Lake

Oct 30, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Backup date: 10/31/2017

Moon over Fox Lake

Fox Lake Library
255 E. Grand Av., Fox Lake

Nov 1, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Backup date: 11/2/2017

Monthly Meeting

Volo Bog
28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside

Nov 17, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Moon over Lake Villa

Lake Villa District Library
1001 East Grand Ave., Lake Villa

Nov 27, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Backup date: 11/28/2017

Moon over Waukegan

Waukegan Public Library
128 North County St. Waukegan

Nov 29, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Backup date: 11/30/2017
Astro Programs
Monthly meeting at Volo Bog Visitor's Center

Volo Bog
Volo Bog Visitor's Center

Dobbie in Use
Dobbie, the "kid powered" telescope in action at a local outreach event.