The City of Highland Park in Lake County, Illinois

City of Highland Park

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The City of Highland Park is the progressive and vibrant heart of the North Shore with something for everyone. Enjoy one of the most walkable and lively downtowns in Lake County offering unique shopping and exceptional restaurants. You can stroll from one end to the other to shop, dine and take in a day of beauty just a few minutes from scenic parks and the award-winning Rosewood Beach.

Annually, the city hosts an array of festivals and events like Highland Park's Arbor Day (late April), Food Truck Thursdays (Jun.-Sept.) Ravinia Festival® (Jun.-Sept.), Bitter Jester® Music Festival (early Sept.), Port Clinton Art Fest (late Aug.) and more.

Recognized for art and culture, Highland Park is home to Ravinia Festival, a world-class entertainment venue hosting a variety of the most renowned musicians in pop, classical, jazz, vocal as well as dance performers in a spectacular outdoor setting. Bask in nature and sport with one of the Land of Lincoln's oldest park districts: the Park District of Highland Park. The park district boasts amenities like Sunset Valley Golf Course, Centennial Ice Arena, Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Beach and more.  Pamper your taste buds with the assorted flavors of Lake County libations at Ravinia Brewing Company. The Highland Park brewpub also features delectable eats from visiting food trucks.

Recline, relax, recharge and repeat all weekend while staying at Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook. Great eats, fascinating arts & culture, vibrant mom & pop shops and more are just some of the reasons you should visit Highland Park, Illinois.

Bluegrass Restaurant
(Highland Park)
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Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook
(Highland Park)
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Curt's Cafe
(Highland Park)
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Ravinia Brewing Company
(Highland Park)
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Ravinia Festival
(Highland Park)
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493 Roger Williams Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035
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600 Central Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035
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675 Central Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035
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3100 Trail Way Highland Park, IL 60035
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455 Central Avenue Highland Park, IL 60035
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Highland Park, IL 60035
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2821 Ridge Road Highland Park, IL 60035
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1220 Fredrickson Place Highland Park , IL 60035
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1201 Park Ave W Highland Park, IL 60035
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494 Laurel Avenue Highland Park, IL 60035
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1855 Deerfield Road, Suite H Highland Park, IL 60035
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2014 First Street Highland Park, IL 60035
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Patten Rd. Highland Park, IL 60035
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636 Ridge Road Highland Park, IL 60035
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Deans Avenue between St. Johns and Roger Williams Avenues Highland Park, IL 60035
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1957 Sheridan Road Highland Park, IL 60035
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1991 Sheridan Road Highland Park, IL 60035
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581 Roger Williams Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035
847.926.3441
 
Musicians from RSMI Celebrating Beethoven's 250th Birthday at Ravinia Festival
04/11/20

Miriam Fried, violin and program director
Maria Ioudenitch, violi...

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Fort Sheridan 133rd Birthday Party in Highland Park
04/23/20

Help them wish Fort Sheridan a Happy 133rd Birthday. Congress approved t...

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Art Fest Boot Camp at the Highland Park Country CLub
04/25/20

Are you an artist? Are you planning to exhibit at any of Chicagoland&rsq...

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Daniela Liebman BGH Classics Series at Ravinia Festival
04/25/20

Daniela Liebman, piano

Program
Beethoven: Piano Sonata ...

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Evan Ruggiero & The S'Evan Legs | BGH Classics Series at Ravinia Festival
05/02/20

Program to feature musical theater and pop/rock favorites as well as ori...

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Einav Tarden | BGH Classics Series at Ravinia Festival
05/09/20

Program to feature works by Haydn, Bach, Schoenberg, and Beethoven

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Concert Dance Inc. at Ravinia Festival
05/30/20

Concert Dance, Inc. continues their long-standing residency at Ravinia w...

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 RSMI's Bridges for Jazz & Chamber at Ravinia Festival
06/05/20

Program to include the premieres of the winning pieces from the 2020 &ld...

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North Shore Classic Half Marathon and 5K
06/07/20

Enjoy a beautiful run through Highland Park’s most scenic spots.

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Billy Childs & Rufus Reid at Ravinia Festival
06/10/20

Pianist-composer, five-time Grammy® Award-winner and 14-time nominee...

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Jazz Grandstand: RSMI Program for Jazz at Ravinia Festival
06/12/20

The Jazz Grandstand: RSMI Program for Jazz hit's the Ravinia Stage a...

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Jesse & Joy at Ravinia Festival
06/12/20

With a string of number-one hits and awards over the past decade, the Me...

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Sheryl Crow at Ravinia Festival
06/13/20

A nine-time Grammy Award recipient, Sheryl Crow is an American music ico...

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Jill Scott with Special Guest Musiq Soulchild at Ravinia Festival
06/14/20

Jill Scott, as her first release on her own Blues Babe Records/Warner Br...

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Judy Collins & Arlo Guthire at Ravinia Festival
06/17/20

Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerab...

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Clara: Celebrating the bicentennial of Clara Wieck Schumann at Ravinia Festival
06/18/20

Lara Downes is on the piano to play: Clara – Celebrating the ...

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Patti LaBelle with Ruben Studdard at Ravinia Festival
06/18/20

Patti LaBelle is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswo...

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Lincoln Trio Plays Beethoven at Ravinia Festival
06/19/20

Program:
Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 7 (“Archduke”)

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Andrew Bird and Calexico and Iron & Wine at Ravinia Festival
06/19/20

Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, vocal...

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Black Violin with Soul Children of Chicago and Blind Boys of Alabama at Ravinia Festival
06/20/20

Black Violin is an American hip hop duo from Florida comprising two clas...

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Classic Albums Live performs The Eagles' Hotel California at Ravinia Festival
06/21/20

Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live has become the ulti...

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Collective Soul and Better Than Ezra with Special Guest Tonic at Ravinia Festival
06/24/20

Coming hot off a triumphant, yearlong celebration of their 25th annivers...

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Miriam Fried & Friends Play Mozart
06/25/20

Miriam Fried, violin
Pamela Frank, violin
Atar Arad, viola...

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Bitter Jester Music Festival
06/05/20 - 06/26/20

Bitter Jester’s Music Festival featuring some of the best rising-s...

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Indigo Girls and Ani DiFranco at Ravinia Festival
06/26/20

Twenty years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy...

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Steve Miller Band with Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and Gary Mule Deer
06/27/20

Steve Miller’s 2019 was one for the record books – he releas...

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Festival of Fine Arts at The Art Center of Highland Park
06/26/20 - 06/28/20

The Art Center Highland Park’s Festival of Fine Arts is located ju...

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Festival of Fine Arts at The Art Center of Highland Park
06/27/20 - 06/28/20

The Art Center Highland Park is hosting their 22nd Annual Festival ...

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Trombone Shorty and The Roots at Ravinia Festival
06/28/20

Trombone Shorty’s new album opens with a dirge, but if you think t...

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RSMI Master Class: Christoph Richter at Ravinia Festival
07/01/20

Described in The Times as ‘searching, searing and sublime,’ ...

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John Fogerty at Ravinia Festival
07/01/20

With a career spanning more than 50 years, John Fogerty is hailed as one...

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Pianist Vladimir Feltsman at Ravinia Festival
07/03/20

Pianist and conductor Vladimir Feltsman is one of the most versatile and...

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Lost 80’s Live at Ravinia Festival
07/31/20 - 07/03/20

Was it really that long ago when synthesizers and cotton-candy hair seem...

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Bitter Jester Music Festival Grand Finale
07/04/20

The Grand Finale Concert will be Thursday, July 4 at 4pm at Wolters Fiel...

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King Crimson at Ravinia Festival
07/05/20

Since King Crimson's return to live performance in 2014, with critic...

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Bach's Complete Brandenburg Concertos at Ravinia Festival
07/07/20

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor and harpsichord<...

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Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro at Ravinia Festival
07/08/20

Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret swirls around sounds, stories, and lo...

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The Sarod Trilogy at Ravinia Festival
07/09/20

“God-like in his dramatic powers on the Sarod, Amjad Ali Khan deli...

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Opening Night with Marin and Midori at Ravinia Festival
07/10/20

Marin Alsop, conductor
Midori, violin

Program
Be...

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra All-Rachmaninoff Program at Ravinia Festival
07/11/20

Marin Alsop, conductor
Lukáš Vondráček, pian...

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Cynthia Erivo:
07/12/20

Program

Program to include songs by some of t...

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RSMI Master Class: Miriam Fried
07/13/20

Miriam Fried takes the stage for the RSMI Program for Piano & String...

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RSMI Program for Piano & Strings
07/14/20

Celebrating the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth....

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Macy Gray and Brian McKnight at Ravinia Festival
07/14/20

Macy Gray is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, r...

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Pianist Alexander Malofeev at Ravinia festival
07/15/20

Program:

Brahms: Four Piano Pieces, op. 119
Schumann: S...

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The Passion of Joan of Arc / Voices of Light at Ravinia festival
07/16/20

Program
Richard Einhorn: Voices of Light

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Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini at Ravinia Festival
07/17/20

Program
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Rachmaninof...

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Carrie Underwood at Ravinia Festival
07/18/20

Carrie Underwood emerged from the promise of her 2005 American Idol win ...

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Carrie Underwood with Ravinia Festival Orchestra at Ravinia Festival
07/19/20

Carrie Underwood emerged from the promise of her 2005 American Idol win ...

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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet at Ravinia Festival
07/20/20

Program
Clementi: Piano Sonata in A major, op. 50, no. 1
B...

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RSMI Program for Piano & Strings
07/21/20

Celebrating the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth....

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Mames Babegenush at Ravinia Festival
07/21/20

Authentic eastern European folk music meets Nordic soundscapes.

<...

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The Lion King (2019) Live in Concert with Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia Festival
07/22/20

Program
Hans Zimmer: Score to The Lion King

Complete 20...

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RSMI Program for Piano & Strings
07/23/20

Celebrating the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth....

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Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band with special guest Rubén Blades at Ravinia Festival
07/24/20

A DownBeat Hall of Famer and NEA Jazz Master, 23-time Grammy winner, and...

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Jim James and Teddy Abrams: The Order of Nature at Ravinia Festival
07/25/20


Paola Prestini:         Hindsight ...

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Dispatch at Ravinia Festival
07/26/20

Heralded as one of the biggest independent rock bands in history, Dispat...

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Leonard Bernstein's Piano Anniversaries at Ravinia Festival
07/27/20

Known as a loyal mentor, protégé, and friend, Leonard Bern...

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Pianist Conrad Tao at Ravinia Festival
07/28/20

Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has bee...

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Daniil Trifonov Plays Beethoven at Ravinia Festival
07/29/20

Grammy Award winning Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov, winner of Musical ...

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Bernstein's A White House Cantata at Ravinia Festival
07/30/20

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Wayne Marshall, conductor
Apoll...

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Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players at Ravinia Festival
08/01/20

Three-time Grammy Nominee Justin Roberts is truly one of the “all-...

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Beethoven’s
08/01/20

Program:
Bloch: From Jewish Life
Saint-Saëns: Introdu...

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Willie Nelson & Family at Ravinia Festival
08/02/20

The title of Willie Nelson’s solo debut on Blue Note Records, Amer...

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Pianist Beatrice Rana at Ravinia Festival
08/03/20

Beatrice Rana has shaken the international classical music world already...

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French Master Poulenc at Ravinia Festival
08/04/20

Program
Program to focus on works by Poulenc and other mél...

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Karapanos & Eschenbach at Ravinia Festival
08/05/20

Former Ravinia Music Director Christoph Eschenbach accompanies one of hi...

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Michelle DeYoung at Ravinia Festival
08/06/20

Beethoven: To the Distant Beloved
Shakespeare: “Let me not ...

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RSMI Master Class: Michelle DeYoung at Ravinia Festival
08/07/20

Michelle DeYoung is an American classical vocalist who has an active int...

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Eschenbach Leads Symphonie Fantastique at Ravinia Festival
08/07/20

Program
Khachaturian: Flute Concerto
Berlioz: Symphonie fa...

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Ode To Joy! at Ravinia Festival
08/08/20

Program
Mikis Theodorakis: Zorbas Suite (arr. Achilleas Wastor, S...

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Mahler's Vienna! at Ravinia Festival
08/09/20

Program
Korngold: Violin Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 1

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Zukerman Trio at Ravinia Festival
08/10/20

Program
Beethoven: “Kakadu” Variations
Beethov...

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Ziggy Marley at Ravinia Festival
08/12/20

As the son of reggae legend Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley made a name for him...

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Diamonds and Perlman at Ravinia Festival
08/13/20

Celebrating Itzhak Perlman’s 75th birthday, an intimate presentati...

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From Russia With Love at Ravinia Festival
08/14/20

Program Notes
Program to focus on Russian classic songs

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An Evening with Michael Feinstein and Betty Buckley at Ravinia Festival
08/14/20

Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, five-time Grammy-nominate...

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Laurie Berkner at Ravinia Festival
08/15/20

Laurie Berkner has been a professional musician since 1992, but her succ...

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Itzhak Perlman Plays Mendelssohn at Ravinia Festival
08/15/20

Program
John Adams: The Chairman Dances
Mendelssohn: ...

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Tchaikovsky Spectacular at Ravinia Festival
08/16/20

Program
All-Tchaikovsky Program

Symphony No. 5
P...

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American Songbook with Lee Musiker at Ravinia Festival
08/20/20

Renowned jazz, classical, and Broadway arranger Lee Musiker opens up the...

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Gladys Knight at Ravinia Festival
08/20/20

The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greate...

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Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael Reimagine The Beatles at Ravinia Festival
08/22/20

One of cabaret’s most in-demand duos, Beckie Menzie and Tom Michae...

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Train at Ravinia Festival
08/21/20 - 08/23/20

One of the most popular American bands on the radio today, Train has bee...

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All’s Welz That Ends Well at Ravinia Festival
08/23/20

Program
Program to include:

Bach: Concerto No. 1 for Th...

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Leonard Elschenbroich: Complete Beethoven Cello Sonatas at Ravinia Festival
08/24/20

Program
Complete Beethoven Cello Sonatas

Cello Sonata N...

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Bryan Ferry at Ravinia Festival
08/24/20

Bryan Ferry initially found music success with the group Roxy Music. For...

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John Hiatt & The Jerry Douglas Band
08/25/20

John Robert Hiatt is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He has ...

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Diana Ross at Ravinia Festival
08/26/20

In a remarkable career spanning over 40 years, Diana Ross has proven her...

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Gipsy Kings at Ravinia Festival
08/27/20

It has been twenty-five years since the Gipsy Kings captured the world&r...

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Tony Bennett at Ravinia Festival
08/29/20

Tony Bennett’s life and philosophy is the embodiment of the Great ...

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Port Clinton Art Festival in Highland Park
08/29/20 - 08/30/20

The Port Clinton Art Festival, one of the country’s top festivals,...

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The Australian Pink Floyd Show at Ravinia Festival
09/02/20

Performing the music of Pink Floyd with note-for-note perfection, this c...

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Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays in Highland Park
06/04/20 - 09/03/20

Food Truck Thursdays  will return to the Ravinia District June 4 th...

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Opera for the Young: The Pirates of Penzance at Ravinia Festival
09/05/20

Opera for the Young makes opera accessible to more than 75,000 children ...

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John Legend at Ravinia Festival
09/06/20

Multiplatinum artist John Legend has garnered 11 Grammy Awards, an Acade...

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Ms. Lauryn Hill at Ravinia Festival
09/11/20

Lauryn Noelle Hill is an American singer, songwriter and rapper, known f...

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The Beach Boys at Ravinia
09/12/20

The measure of most pop music acts can be summed up by their tally of ra...

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The Performer's School: Disney’s Frozen Jr. at Ravinia Festival
09/12/20 - 09/13/20

The Performer's School located in Highwood, IL  is putting on a...

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Rodrigo y Gabriela at Ravinia Festival
09/13/20

Daylong celebration of Mexican culture, including Latin cuisine througho...

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Misha Dichter's 75th Birthday at Ravinia Festival
09/14/20

Program
Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, op. 126
Beethoven: Pian...

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Piano Dancing with Misha and Cipa Dichter at Ravinia Festival
09/15/20

Program
Brahms: Five Hungarian Dances
Dvořák: Eight...

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Ravinia Farmers Market
Ongoing

Since 1978, Ravinia Farmers Market has been a leading producer of some o...

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