Vernon Hills Summer Celebration is heating up

  • Rhea Nelson, 5, of Vernon Hills, had her face painted by Sue Nelson, of Antioch, during the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration Saturday at Century Park in Vernon Hills.

      Rhea Nelson, 5, of Vernon Hills, had her face painted by Sue Nelson, of Antioch, during the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration Saturday at Century Park in Vernon Hills. Mike Krebs | Staff Photographer

  • Festivalgoers seek shelter from the rain during the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration on Saturday at Century Park in Vernon Hills. A thunderstorm hit the festival at 3 p.m. forcing festivalgoers to seek shelter.

      Festivalgoers seek shelter from the rain during the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration on Saturday at Century Park in Vernon Hills. A thunderstorm hit the festival at 3 p.m. forcing festivalgoers to seek shelter. Mike Krebs | Staff Photographer

  • Clouds form over the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration on Saturday at Century Park in Vernon Hills. A thunderstorm hit at 3 p.m., forcing festivalgoers to seek shelter.

      Clouds form over the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration on Saturday at Century Park in Vernon Hills. A thunderstorm hit at 3 p.m., forcing festivalgoers to seek shelter. Mike Krebs | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald staff report
Updated 7/18/2015 6:02 PM

Visitors to the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration braved the heat to enjoy Saturday's mix of food, music and entertainment in Century Park.

The annual fest runs through Sunday, July 19, in the park at 1001 Lakeview Parkway. The four-day schedule is packed with a range of activities, such as carnival rides, musical performances, a car and bike show, bingo, food and more.

 

Throughout the weekend, there is a kid's corner with face-painting, balloon artists and free crafts, and Sunday, children will have the chance to interact with their favorite animals in a petting zoo.

The 2nd Annual Car Show is Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Center Drive in Vernon Hills. The festival grounds will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

For details, visit www.summercel.com.

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