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Lake County Illinois CVB

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

04/20/18 - 04/20/18 DIY SIgn Painting Workshop
04/13/18 - 04/21/18 Play On! A CLC Theatre Student Showcase
04/20/18 - 04/21/18 Comedic One-Act Plays
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 ArtWauk
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Great Gatsby / Roaring 20s Dance Night
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Ravinia Jazz Mentors
04/26/18 - 04/26/18 Special NMASF Exhibit Event
04/27/18 - 04/28/18 20th Annual Fear No Art
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Spring Business Expo
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Wind Sync
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Spring Vendor/Craft Fair & Bake Sale
04/29/18 - 04/29/18 Lake County History Symposium
05/03/18 - 05/03/18 Sip & Paint - Greece
05/04/18 - 05/04/18 Jazz Ensembles Concert
04/06/18 - 05/05/18 37th Annual Student Art Competition exhibit
05/05/18 - 05/05/18 American English: A Complete Beatles Tribute
05/05/18 - 05/05/18 Cinco de Mayo Dance
05/05/18 - 05/05/18 Spring Choral Concert
05/06/18 - 05/06/18 Spring Wind Ensemble Concert
05/09/18 - 05/09/18 Concert Band
05/11/18 - 05/11/18 Charles Esten & Clare Bowen
05/11/18 - 05/11/18 Cool Heat of Peggy Lee starring Spider Saloff
05/12/18 - 05/12/18 Of Bogs & Books
05/12/18 - 05/12/18 Ray Bradbury's Waukegan
02/23/18 - 05/13/18 The Emperor's New Clothes
05/12/18 - 05/13/18 Zurko Antique and Flea Market
05/13/18 - 05/13/18 Lake Forest Civic Orchestra Presents 'Sisters Unite'
05/19/18 - 05/19/18 4th Annual A-List Speakeasy Benefit
05/19/18 - 05/19/18 Dance to the 'Big Band'
05/04/18 - 05/20/18 Bad Seed
05/20/18 - 05/20/18 Deerfield Area Historical Society Jubilee
04/11/18 - 06/10/18 Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
Ongoing CLC’s 37th ‘Recent Works’ Exhibit
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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