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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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03/17/18 - 03/17/18 ArtWauk
03/17/18 - 03/17/18 St. Patrick's Day Dance
03/17/18 - 03/17/18 Spring Craft Fair
03/17/18 - 03/17/18 Grayslake Arts Alliance Fine Art Show
01/18/18 - 03/22/18 Adult Drawing Class
03/24/18 - 03/24/18 Soprano: Jeanine De Bique
03/09/18 - 03/25/18 Company: The Musical
03/25/18 - 03/25/18 Ecological Garden Series
03/25/18 - 03/25/18 Taikoza
03/25/18 - 03/25/18 Early Music Series: The Czar's Guitars
03/27/18 - 03/27/18 Museum Curiosity Stations
03/28/18 - 03/28/18 Lunchtime Tours: Lake County Highlights
03/28/18 - 03/28/18 Museum Family Crafts
03/29/18 - 03/29/18 Museum Curiosity Stations
03/26/18 - 03/30/18 Horses Art Camp
03/28/18 - 03/30/18 Spring Break at Grayslake Heritage Center
03/30/18 - 03/30/18 Lunchtime Tours: Lake County Highlights
03/30/18 - 03/30/18 Museum Family Crafts
03/30/18 - 03/30/18 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Chick Corea
01/24/18 - 03/31/18 Ragtime: The Musical
03/04/18 - 03/31/18 Youth Art Month Exhibit
04/04/18 - 04/04/18 Chicago Harp Quartet
04/07/18 - 04/07/18 Ladies Dance Night
04/12/18 - 04/12/18 Paula Poundstone at the Genesee
04/13/18 - 04/13/18 Daughtry at the Genesee Theatre
04/14/18 - 04/14/18 Of Bogs & Books
04/14/18 - 04/14/18 Jay Leno at the Genesee Theatre
04/14/18 - 04/14/18 RSMI Piano & Strings
04/14/18 - 04/14/18 Gospel Choir Concert
04/14/18 - 04/15/18 49th Annual Art Fair at North Shore Unitarian Church
04/13/18 - 04/21/18 Play On! A CLC Theatre Student Showcase
04/06/18 - 05/05/18 37th Annual Student Art Competition exhibit
02/23/18 - 05/13/18 The Emperor's New Clothes
04/11/18 - 05/31/18 Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
Ongoing CLC’s 37th ‘Recent Works’ Exhibit
Ongoing The Art of Baseball
Ongoing Scrooge and the Ghostly Spirits

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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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