Men in kilts, live music, dancers and an Irish dog competition highlighted day two of Long Grove Irish Days in the village's historic downtown.
The three-day event is hosted by Paddy's on the Square, The Irish Boutique, and the Long Grove Business and Community Partners. It also includes arts and crafts and competitions.
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"It's the first year it's back after a five year absence," said spokeswoman Mary Beth Sammons. " A lot of people who came here yesterday are coming back as part of tradition. It has created excitement in Long Grove."
One of the most popular events Sunday was the Best Looking Men's Legs in a Kilt Competition. Festivalgoers also got to enjoy live performances by the McNulty Irish Dancers, Shannon Rovers Bagpipe Band, Jeff Ward and Joe Cullen & Kathleen Keane.
"We came here yesterday and we are back today," said Mary Gallagher of Lake Bluff. "I really like the Irish theme. This area is so much like Ireland."
The festival continues Monday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and includes performances by Dillon Gavin Irish Dancers, Baal Tinne and Gavin Coyle.
The event is free. See visitlonggrove.com for more festival information and schedule.