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Next Weekend is just around the corner! Make plans for a night out with dinner and then head to a show at the Genesee Theatre. The kids will love looking at classic cars and movie cars at Volo Auto Museum or enjoy the outdoors at the Lake County Forest Preserve. Every season creates long-lasting memories at Lake County staples like Ravinia Festival, Six Flags Great America, Marriott Theatre, Great Wolf Lodge, the Lake County Libation Trail and so much more.

* All efforts have been made to verify information prior to publishing, however, changes do occur. Please contact event producers directly to verify times of operation, location and admission price.


"Grease" at Marriott Theatre
Lincolnshire, IL

ArtWauk and The National Ballet of Odessa in Waukegan
Waukegan, IL

Northern Illinois Sports Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds & Event Center
Grayslake, IL

Sails Unfurled: The Dawn of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1865 at the National Museum of the American Sailor
Great Lakes, IL

Chili Cook Off at Gorton Community Center
Lake Forest, IL
FREE Kids' Day at Volo Auto Museum
01/20/20

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Hispanic Chamber and Lake County Chamber Business After-Hours
01/23/20

Join them at Independence Center for an evening of networking and r...

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Terry Fator at Genesee Theatre
01/24/20

Best of Las Vegas and America's Got Talent Winner
"One o...

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LVVA Annual Fishing Derby
01/25/20

LVVA will be hosting its Annual Ice Fishing Derby on Bangs Lake in Wauco...

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Light the Lamp Brewery 2020 Pond Hockey Tournament
01/25/20

It's that time of year again. Our annual Pond Hockey Tournament will...

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Model Train Winter Wonderland in Zion
01/25/20

Check out an impressive model train display from the North Central O'...

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Cabin Fever Party at Port of Blarney
01/25/20

Summer is on it's way so celebrate with Port of Blarney!
DJ a...

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Dance Forum 2020 at the James Lumber Center
01/25/20

James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts
For Tickets call 847-...

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Loverboy & The Tubes at Genesee Theatre
01/25/20

When you think of arena rock bands during the MTV era, few can top the s...

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Lincolnshire Skate Night
01/25/20

Visit the Lake County village for their annual Lincolnshire Skate Night ...

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Coming to America: Songs of American Immigrants at Bennett Gordon Hall in Ravinia Festival
01/25/20

Kevin Murphy (program director and pianist), Christine Lyons (soprano), ...

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Totally Tubular 80's Party at Wilmot Mountain
01/25/20

A fun day on the tubing hill is, like, totally tubular dude.  Like,...

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2020 Winter Beer Riot at Village of Antioch
01/25/20

2020 WINTER BEER RIOT
$35 in advance / $45 the week of the event<...

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The Cool Cluster Dog Shows at the Lake County Fairgrounds
01/22/20 - 01/26/20

Join the Chain O' Lakes Kennel Club as the best in breeds strut thei...

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Wildflowers in Winter at Old School Forest Preserve
01/26/20

*Registration is required: Only those registered through our website wil...

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Kids Cooking Class - Create your own Pizza at Maggiano's
01/26/20

Bring in the family and let out your creativity while you make your own ...

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Vipers Pro Basketball vs. the Wisconsin Blaze at Warren High School
01/26/20

Break some ankles on your step back while watching your Vipers Pro ...

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IN View TACHP Annual Member/Faculty Exhibition in Highland Park
01/10/20 - 01/31/20

In View opens on January 10, with an artist’s reception free and o...

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Buckcherry at Genesee Theatre featuring Adelitas Way
01/31/20

With striking melodies, emotive lyricism and high octane energy, Bu...

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Body, Mind & Spirits at North Shore Distillery
02/01/20

Come for yoga, stay to drink. Join BSY in this "spirited" dest...

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Lewis Black:
02/01/20

Listed among Comedy Central TVs greatest stand-up comedians of all time,...

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Yoga + Cocktails @ North Shore Distillery
02/01/20

Come for yoga, stay to drink! Join ...

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Family Dance at Dress Up & Dance
02/01/20

Family Dance! 1st Saturday of the month
$10 adults $5 kids (Free ...

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Long Grove Cocoa Crawl
02/01/20

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The Super Bowl in Shanty Towne at The Shanty Wadsworth
02/02/20

THE SUPER BOWL IN SHANTY TOWNE! Join us on Sunday, February 2nd to exper...

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Aaron Lewis: Acoustic Songs & Stories at Genesee Theatre
02/06/20

Grammy®-nominated artist Aaron Lewis encountered his share of naysay...

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The Greatest Love of All Starring Belinda Davids at Genesee Theatre
02/07/20

Belinda Davids really shines in the critically acclaimed show, The ...

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The King & Princess Royal Ball
02/07/20

Dads, grandfathers, uncles, or the girl's best gentleman friend, and...

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The Greatest Love of All - the Whitney Houston Tribute Show at Genesee Theatre
02/07/20

Belinda Davids really shines in the critically acclaimed show, The Great...

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Carmel Catholic High School Street Scenes
02/07/20 - 02/08/20

Join us for Carmel Catholic's largest annual fundraiser, featuring m...

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Behind the Scene Tours with Tempel Lipizzans
02/08/20

Behind the Scenes Tours: Come see what this working performance stable l...

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Illinois Beach Resort Menu Tasting
02/08/20

Illinois Beach Resort has invited Bridal Parties holding their events on...

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Annual Chain O' Lakes Fishing Derby and Winter Festival
02/08/20 - 02/09/20

Bring the family and friends to enjoy some good old-fashioned winter fun...

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Zurko Antique and Flea Market at the Lake County Fairgrounds
02/08/20 - 02/09/20

Grayslake Illinois Antique Market - this Chicagoland Antique Vintage &qu...

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Kids Cooking Class - Valentine's Day Brownies at Maggiano's
02/09/20

Come join them in the fun as one of our outstanding chef's teac...

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Profiles in Excellence: Power Couples at Greenbelt Cultural Center
02/09/20

Join the Greenbelt Cultural Center for an inspiring afternoon in honor o...

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Valentine's Day Couples Cooking Class at Maggiano's
02/13/20

Come celebrate Valentine's Day with them, learning the secrets of ou...

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Ultimate Girls Night Out at The Vine Martini & Wine Bar
02/13/20

Ultimate Girls Night Out is excited for you to join us at The Vine for o...

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UFO at Genesee Theatre
02/14/20

Legendary rock band UFO brings its 50th anniversary "Last Orders&qu...

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Valentine's Day Dinner Dance at Dress Up and Dance
02/14/20

Time to Say & Show...I Love You!
Dinner (Local Caterer)
...

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Infinity: The Ultimate Rock Experience at the Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach
02/15/20

Infinity has no limits or boundaries. They have a following that ma...

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
02/15/20

ArtWauk is the monthly celebration of all arts in downtown Waukegan. Eac...

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The 39 Steps at PM&L Theatre
01/31/20 - 02/16/20

This two-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed wit...

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Boozy Book Club @ NSD
02/19/20

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month for the next meeting our our...

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Lake County Forest Preserve Solar Trails
11/03/19 - 03/08/20

With small solar lights to guide the way, hikers, skiers and snowshoers ...

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The Fantasticks at Citadel Theatre
02/05/20 - 03/08/20

"Try To Remember" a time when this romantic charmer wasn't...

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01/15/20 - 03/15/20

It's the energetic and electric musical comedy tribute to the age of...

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The Princess and the Pea at Marriott Theatre
02/07/20 - 04/19/20

"Hear ye, Hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride." All...

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Search & Share Genealogy at Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
12/04/19 - 05/06/20

Join the Grayslake Historical Society and local genealogists for a discu...

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Tuesday is Senior Day at Potawatomi
Ongoing
Being a Senior has its benefits, and at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, every Tu...

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Crafting Workshops
Ongoing
Crafting Workshops for all ages!...

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 Liquid Adventure Night at North Shore Distillery
Ongoing

We’re expanding our popular flight night, and adding in some new w...

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Jack Benny: From Waukegan to Hollywood
Ongoing
Memorabilia from the exhibit includes historic photographs of Jack Benny, p...

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First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
Ongoing

Each First Friday of the month from March - December, come to downtown L...

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Uncle Joey's Italian Grill at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
Ongoing

Every  week Uncle Joey's Italian Grill will be at Nightshade...

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$2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing
Come to Lindy's on Tuesdays and enjoy $2 Miller Lite and Coors Light Drafts...

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Bingo Tuesdays
Ongoing
Free to play, prizes given out each round. Grand prize is always something...

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Fish Fry Friday
Ongoing
Come out to Lindy's for a Friday Fish Fry! Your choice of baked or fried No...

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Lindy's Happy Hour Special
Ongoing
Join Lindy's Landing Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. for 1/2 price appe...

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Tasting Room at North Shore Distillery
Ongoing
Check out this Spirit Lover's Paradise! We are the oldest craft distillery,...

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Open Mic Night at The Village Tavern
Ongoing

At The Village Tavern, there is live entertainment six nights a week. Ev...

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Chocolate Factory Tour
Ongoing
Hear a brief history of our candy kitchen. See incredible chocolates being...

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Live Music at Mickey Finns Brewery
Ongoing
Come out to Mickey Finn's every Friday and Saturday night a enjoy live ente...

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Guided Tours at Volo Bog
Ongoing
As Winter begins to wane, Volo Bog clings tightly to the cold. Layers of p...

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Trivia Night at Austins
Ongoing
Come out to Austin's every Wednesday night and test your knowledge. Every w...

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Tuesday Night Trivia at Timothy O'Toole's
Ongoing
Come out to Timothy O'Toole's Pub every Tuesday night for trivia. While out...

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Karaoke Wednesday and Saturday Nights
Ongoing
Come out for live karaoke fun! Sing favorite songs in front of friends and ...

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Open Mic Night
Ongoing
The Irish Mill Inn hosts an 'open mic' night every Thursday and Sunday from...

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Kid's Eat Free Tuesday's at Mickey Finns
Ongoing
Bring the kids out and enjoy a great meal. Kids 12 and under eat free every...

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Buy One, Eat Two Every Wednesday
Ongoing
Every Wednesday, all night long buy one burger and get one free, with the p...

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Karaoke Thursdays at Timothy O'Toole's Pub
Ongoing
Come out Thursday nights for karaoke night. Pick out a song and sing away. ...

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Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing

Year-round, come and enjoy Bonnie Brook's mouth-watering Wednesday N...

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Karaoke Every Friday Night at 17 North
Ongoing
Come out with the friends and enjoy a night of karaoke at a great sports ba...

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Children's Museum at the Round Lake Area Park District
Ongoing
Imagine a tot-sized replica of a town built especially for kids or a place ...

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Friday Night Fish Fry at Chessie's
Ongoing
Come out and enjoy the Friday Night Fish Fry. The dinner features "All you...

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Prime Rib Specials at Chessie's
Ongoing
Come out Saturday Night and enjoy a Prime Rib Dinner at Chessie's. Other me...

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Sails Unfurled: The Dawn of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1865 Exhibit at National Museum of the American Sailor
Ongoing

The National Museum of American Sailor's brand new permanent exhibit...

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