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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.
Theatres
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

10/23/18 - 10/23/18 Executive Education Series - How to be a Leader, Not a Boss
10/24/18 - 10/24/18 Gallery Talk: Women Undefined
10/25/18 - 10/25/18 Paint Nite at The Lodge - Golden Paris Hour
10/26/18 - 10/26/18 Concert Series: Classical Guitar with Nanae Fujiwara
09/05/18 - 10/28/18 Sweet Charity at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire
09/28/18 - 10/28/18 The Little Foxes
10/28/18 - 10/28/18 Author Talk: Gavin Van Horn on "The Way of the Coyote"
10/29/18 - 10/29/18 Duffy Hudson as Edgar Allen Poe
10/03/18 - 10/30/18 "Women Undefined" Photography Collective at the Adler Center
11/10/18 - 11/10/18 Of Bogs & Books
11/10/18 - 11/10/18 The Tempel Lipizzans Behind-The-Scenes Tour
11/10/18 - 11/11/18 Zurko Antique and Flea Market
11/17/18 - 11/17/18 ArtWauk
11/16/18 - 11/18/18 Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot Machine and Jukebox Show
11/18/18 - 11/18/18 Free Movie Night: Cars 3
11/02/18 - 12/13/18 Exhibition Opening: Xtrapolation & Encounters
11/16/18 - 12/23/18 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
04/08/17 - 12/29/18 Here Come the Brides: Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit
10/05/18 - 12/30/18 Shrek the Musical
11/07/18 - 01/06/19 Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn at the Marriott Theatre
Ongoing Art Exhibition: Head in the Trees
Ongoing Improv Comedy Shows
Ongoing Yarnstorm Club
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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