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Libertyville Days Parade shines through rainy weather

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  • The Advocate Condell Medical Center cartoon balloon makes its way through downtown Libertyville on Saturday during the Libertyville Days Parade.

       The Advocate Condell Medical Center cartoon balloon makes its way through downtown Libertyville on Saturday during the Libertyville Days Parade.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Musician Tom Morello, grand marshal of Saturday's Libertyville Days Parade, and his family wave to the crowd.

       Musician Tom Morello, grand marshal of Saturday's Libertyville Days Parade, and his family wave to the crowd.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Grand Marshal Tom Morello and his family wave to the crowd during Saturday's Libertyville Days Parade.

       Grand Marshal Tom Morello and his family wave to the crowd during Saturday's Libertyville Days Parade.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Tall Man Uncle Sam Jason Kollum waves to wet onlookers at Libertyville Days Parade on Saturday. Libertyville Days continues Sunday.

       Tall Man Uncle Sam Jason Kollum waves to wet onlookers at Libertyville Days Parade on Saturday. Libertyville Days continues Sunday.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Maggie O'Sullivan, left, and Olivia King hold out their bags for candy along the parade route Saturday during the Libertyville Days Parade.

       Maggie O'Sullivan, left, and Olivia King hold out their bags for candy along the parade route Saturday during the Libertyville Days Parade.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Some wore hats, but umbrella's seemed to be the protection of choice against the rain during Saturday's Libertyville Days Parade.

       Some wore hats, but umbrella's seemed to be the protection of choice against the rain during Saturday's Libertyville Days Parade.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Musician Tom Morello, grand marshal of Saturday's Libertyville Days Parade, and his family wave to the crowd.

       Musician Tom Morello, grand marshal of Saturday's Libertyville Days Parade, and his family wave to the crowd.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

A yearly highlight of the Libertyville Days festival took place Saturday as its parade featuring marching bands, clowns and other attractions kicked off at 10 a.m. from the Metra commuter station on Milwaukee Avenue.

The festival continues from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday with a carnival at the Civic Center parking lot and Sunrise Rotary Park featuring games and food by North American Midway Entertainment -- Astro Amusement.

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There will be more food at Church Street Eats (formally Taste of Libertyville), on Church Street between Milwaukee Avenue and Brainerd Street. Participating restaurants include A Taste of Chicago Prime; Big Irb's Southern BBQ; Brothers Ribs; Domino's Pizza; El Barrio; Family Affair; Jet's Pizza; Jethro's Corn & Spuds; Luke's of Mundelein; Lee Concessions; Maggie Moos Ice Cream; Something Sweet Lemonade; and The Amigos Grill. Other activities Sunday include an arts and crafts fair from 1 to 5 p.m. in Cook Park and a beer garden in the Civic Center parking lot from 1 to 6 p.m.

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