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

Lake County's arts & entertainment scene is second to none. From live music acts at area nightlife venues to Broadway shows and art exhibits and galleries, there is an array of venues that are at your disposable to fill your creativity void. Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire presents a classic movie live on stage featuring as they host least six Broadway-caliber shows year-round. Take a walk through true artistic talent as Downtown Waukegan hosts  ArtWauk on the third Saturday of each month. Also in Waukegan, Genesee Theatre provides star power performances from Billboard chart-topping musicians, hilarious stand-up comedians and a plethora of other talented acts. Don't forget to visit Ravinia Festival in Highland Park as legendary performers grace their stage throughout the summer from June-September. The Highland Park venue renowned as the oldest outdoor festival in the U.S. 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

01/23/19 - 01/23/19 Gallery Talk: Fifth Annual Adler Member Artist Exhibition
01/24/19 - 01/24/19 Cocktailin' and Jewelry Makin'
01/11/19 - 01/25/19 Exhibition Opening: Adler Member Artists Annual Show
01/29/19 - 01/29/19 DIY Sign Painting Workshop
01/27/19 - 01/31/19 Extraordinary Artists: A Celebration of Artists with Autism
01/31/19 - 01/31/19 Cocktail Glass Painting & Cocktails
02/02/19 - 02/02/19 Grayslake Park District Exhibit
02/09/19 - 02/09/19 Of Bogs & Books
02/09/19 - 02/10/19 Junie B. Jones, the Musical
02/16/19 - 02/16/19 ArtWauk
02/09/19 - 02/17/19 Citadel's Theatre for Young Audiences presents Junie B. Jones The Musical
02/19/19 - 02/19/19 Basic Embroidery
02/08/19 - 02/24/19 The Game's Afoot
12/06/18 - 02/28/19 Abraham Lincoln Pop-Up Exhibit
01/16/19 - 03/16/19 Million Dollar Quartet
02/08/19 - 03/31/19 Seussical
Ongoing Art Exhibition: Head in the Trees
Ongoing Holiday Decorations at Cuneo Mansion Tours
Ongoing Holiday Special: Baroque to Baby Concert
Ongoing Improv Comedy Shows
Ongoing Yarnstorm Club
Ongoing Baroque to Baby Concert
Ongoing The Healing Power of Plants
Ongoing Navy Tails: Animals in the U.S. Navy
Ongoing Jack Benny: From Waukegan to Hollywood

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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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