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Lake County Illinois CVB

Lake County Arts & Entertainment Guide
Art classes, art galleries, Broadway shows and live music await you...

There are plenty of options that stretch their performances and exhibits all-year round. From live music acts at area nightlife venues to Broadway shows and art exhibits and galleries, an array of venues are at your disposable to fill your creativity void. Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire presents a classic movie on live theatre, Sister Act which runs from now until April 3. Take a walk through true artistic talent as ArtWauk in Waukegan opens its doors on the third Saturday of each month. Also in Waukegan, Genesee Theatre provides star power stand-up comedian performances like Jerry Seinfeld (March 19), Tommy Davidson & David Allen Grier (May 14), not to mention splendid music acts like Meatloaf (April 6), America (April 14), Pat Benatar (May 13) and Heart (May 20). It is a fact that exciting entertainment is around the corner in Lake County!

Music / Nightlife
Be part of music history at any one of our venues. Jam out to big-name cover bands or find a new favorite up and coming performer.
An impressive lineup of Broadway musicals and shows have graced the stages of our local theatres for you to enjoy.
Art Galleries
From making your your glass artwork to creating your own masterpiece, art is around every corner in Lake County.
Historic Homes
With all of Lake County’s rich past, it’s no wonder that there are so many historical locations to explore.

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Lake County Arts and Entertainment Events

09/17/16 - 10/29/16 Bridging Communities: A Visual Perspective
10/07/16 - 10/29/16 October Concert and Free Art Exhibition
09/30/16 - 10/30/16 The Birds at the Citadel Theatre
11/05/16 - 11/05/16 The International Children’s Film Festival
09/11/16 - 11/06/16 Invasive Plants in the Natural Landscape Exhibit
11/03/16 - 11/06/16 Fine Art of Fiber
11/05/16 - 11/06/16 14th Annual Showcase of Arts & Crafts
11/07/16 - 11/07/16 Paint, Drink and Create at Bill's Pub
11/08/16 - 11/08/16 Holiday Painting Party at Lehmann
11/12/16 - 11/12/16 Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Tempel Lipizzans
10/07/16 - 11/13/16 36th Annual Recent Works: A Juried Competiton
11/14/16 - 11/14/16 Paint, Drink and Create at Bill's Pub North
11/19/16 - 11/19/16 ArtWauk
11/19/16 - 11/19/16 Paint Your Pet
11/18/16 - 11/20/16 Make Your Own Glass Pumpkin
11/20/16 - 11/20/16 Dried Prairie Flower Arranging at Volo Bog State Natural Area
11/20/16 - 11/20/16 Early Music Series: Second City Musick
11/25/16 - 11/27/16 Make Your Own Glass Ornament or Window Sparkler
08/01/16 - 11/30/16 Des Plaines River Trail Challenge
11/03/16 - 12/25/16 Dicken's Holiday Village
07/18/16 - 12/30/16 Wet v. Dry Prohibition in Waukegan Exhibit
11/18/16 - 01/15/17 CLC Art Faculty Exhibition
07/30/16 - 02/28/17 Maps, Motors and Memories Exhibit at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
Ongoing STEM Robotics & Science Summer Camp Registration

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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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