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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

06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Art in the Park
06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Hawaiian Luau Dance
06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Darin: Bobby's Biggest Hits Starring Christopher Kale Jones
06/23/18 - 06/24/18 21st Annual Festival of Fine Arts
06/25/18 - 06/29/18 Film Camp with Improv Playhouse
06/29/18 - 06/29/18 Wine Glass Painting
06/30/18 - 07/01/18 Art Festival
07/06/18 - 07/06/18 Palettes & Pours
07/08/18 - 07/08/18 Citizen Kane
07/10/18 - 07/10/18 Evanescence and Lindsey Stirling
07/14/18 - 07/14/18 Art in the Park
07/14/18 - 07/14/18 Of Bogs & Books
06/29/18 - 07/15/18 The Secret Garden
07/17/18 - 07/17/18 Project "Selfy" Wellness Series- Creating a Stress Free Life!
07/09/18 - 07/18/18 Woodworking Mini-Camp
07/21/18 - 07/21/18 Tempel Lipizzans 60th Anniversary Gala
07/21/18 - 07/21/18 ArtWauk
07/20/18 - 07/29/18 Cabaret
07/04/18 - 08/03/18 Bogs in Art
07/12/18 - 08/07/18 Film Appreciation Series with Victor Aronovich
06/04/18 - 08/10/18 Summer Camp!
07/14/18 - 08/12/18 Pinkalicious
07/03/18 - 08/26/18 Murder for Two at the Marriott Theatre
Ongoing Art Exhibition: Rain Paintings
Ongoing Improv Comedy Shows

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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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