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Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Waukegan offers year-round special events and an emphasis on the arts. Stroll through downtown Waukegan featuring numerous art galleries, colorful murals and unique restaurants. Enjoy the monthly ArtWauk events showcasing downtown galleries. The historic Genesee Theatre, restored to its original splendor, hosts touring Broadway shows, along with headliner comedians and musical acts. Waukegan also features award-winning golf courses, parks and recreation including a public beach on Lake Michigan as well as an active charter fishing fleet sailing out of Waukegan Harbor.

Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge
(Waukegan)
Established in 1992. Family owned & operated proudly serving Lake County families breakfast, lunch, ...

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ArtWauk
(Waukegan)
A monthly art show taking place in Waukegan, Illinois every third Saturday of the month. Stroll down...

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Belvidere Park Ice Rink
(Waukegan)
The Belvidere Park Outdoor Ice Rink offers programs for all ages during the months of January and Fe...

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Bertrand Bowling Lanes
(Waukegan)
40 Bowling Lanes! 7 Pool Tables! (plus one in the bar), full bar, snack shop, ProShop, friendly empl...

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Bonnie Brook Golf Course
(Waukegan)
Bonnie Brook is one of the most popular public courses in Lake County, boasting a meticulously manic...

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Bonnie Brook Golf Course Banquet Facility
(Waukegan)
Enjoy a picturesque view from the banquet facilities that overlook the beautiful 18-hole golf course...

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Bowen Park
(Waukegan)
Bowen Park has been transformed into a public park with the widest possible range of recreation faci...

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Brunswick Zone - Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Brunswick operates family-friendly entertainment centers, offering the very best in bowling, billiar...

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Buffalo Wild Wings
(Waukegan)
Buffalo Wild Wings is more than just a NY-style wing joint. With 14 signature sauces, this sports ba...

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Candlewood Suites Waukegan
(Waukegan)
A 4-time Quality Excellence Award Winner this hotel is spacious and built for comfort. For your stay...

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Captain Don's Charter Fishing
(Waukegan)
Captain Don's guide service is a Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout fishing operation located in Wau...

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City of Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Downtown Waukegan's historic Genesee Theatre recently underwent a $23-million renovation that ha...

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City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce
(Waukegan)
The Chamber provides leadership and services for its member companies. Through the collective effort...

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Club Tiki
(Waukegan)
Bar decorated as a Tiki hut, featuring video gaming and Gold Pyramid Vodka from The Gold Pyramid Hou...

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Courtyard By Marriott - Waukegan/Gurnee
(Waukegan)
The Courtyard by Marriott Waukegan/Gurnee located in the Fountain Square Plaza, is near Great Lakes...

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Dandelion Art Gallery
(Waukegan)
Dandelion Gallery is an artist run gallery committed to promoting art, artists, and art education in...

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Genesee Theatre
(Waukegan)
Experience the grandeur of world class artists and Broadway theatricals in the beautifully restored ...

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Glen Flora Country Club
(Waukegan)
Glen Flora Country Club is a private country club offering memberships, but is also open to the publ...

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Green Town Tavern
(Waukegan)
Green Town Tavern is that special place where all the locals hang out, but newcomers will always fee...

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Hampton Inn & Suites Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Experience warm and friendly service at Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago/Waukegan, centrally located...

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Holiday Inn Express and Suites Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Renovated hotel near Six Flags Great America and Naval Station Great Lakes Welcome to the newly r...

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Jack Benny Center for the Arts
(Waukegan)
The Jack Benny Center for the Arts provides year round classes in art, music, dance and theatre for ...

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Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm
(Waukegan)
Open September through October for entertainment and education The farm offers a corn maze, farm tou...

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La Casa de Samuel
(Waukegan)
People come to La Casa de Samuel because they love to eat the best of Mexico. All dishes served with...

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Lake County Government
(Waukegan)
Visit the website for a primary tool for connecting you with county government services and other pr...

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Lake Michigan Charter Fishing - Waukegan Harbor
(Waukegan)
Waukegan Harbor and Marina offers the finest in boating with 1,000-slip marina. A wide range of ame...

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Nightshade And Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
(Waukegan)
Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing celebrates Waukegan's own Ray Bradbury with an ext...

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Oppidan Spirits
(Waukegan)
Welcome to Oppidan Spirits. Distillation is an age-old process that may have begun as early as 20...

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Papa Marcos Falafel and Pita
(Waukegan)
Middle Eastern Cuisine - dine in, carry out, catering and call in....

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Picasso's Cantina
(Waukegan)
At Picasso's, you'll taste authentic Mexican cuisine prepared with attention to details and served w...

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Ray Bradbury Experience Museum
(Waukegan)
RBEM's current location is under development to become an experiential museum in 2020 (honoring ...

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Residence Inn by Marriott - Chicago-Waukegan
(Waukegan)
This home away from home offers suites with 50% more space than ordinary hotel rooms. These versatil...

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee
(Waukegan)
Newly Renovated! Among hotels in the Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee area, the SpringHill Suites by Marriott...

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Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill
(Waukegan)
Welcome to Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill, the new Waukegan hotspot. With 15 TV screens, appe...

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The People's Choice Family Fun Center
(Waukegan)
The Fun Center consists of a 43,000 sq. ft. Entertainment Facility containing over 150 redemption a...

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Three Brothers Theatre
(Waukegan)
Three Brother's mission is to create a theatre community where artists and audiences can grow. We do...

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Waukegan Aquatic Center
(Waukegan)
This 23,000 sq ft aquatic center includes 8 lane lap pool, therapy pool and kids splash pad. Unlimit...

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Waukegan Arts Council
(Waukegan)
The Waukegan Arts Council is a nonprofit organization that serves to advance the economic, social an...

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Waukegan BMX Track
(Waukegan)
Waukegan BMX is a USA BMX sanctioned track located in Waukegan, IL. Located approximately 30 minutes...

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Waukegan Charter Boat Fishing
(Waukegan)
Eight experienced fishing charter boat captains offering World Class Salmon, Trout and Perch fishing...

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Waukegan Fieldhouse
(Waukegan)
The Field House Sports and Fitness Center boasts over 80,000 square feet of the most modern, state-o...

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Waukegan Harbor and Marina
(Waukegan)
Waukegan Harbor and Marina offers the finest in boating with 1,000-slip marina. A wide range of amen...

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Waukegan Hinkston Park Indoor Aquatics Center
(Waukegan )
Indoor 23,000 sq. ft. aquatic center which includes 8 lane lap pool, therapy pool and kids splash pa...

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Waukegan History Museum
(Waukegan)
The Waukegan Historical Society’s headquarters is the Waukegan History Museum located in beaut...

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Waukegan Main Street
(Waukegan)
Dedicated to the preservation of the historic downtown. Representing a variety of downtown restauran...

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Waukegan Municipal Beach
(Waukegan)
This beach features 1 mile of sand along with some of the only remaining natural dunes in the area. ...

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Waukegan Park District
(Waukegan)
The Waukegan Park District is committed to providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities to ...

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Waukegan Regional Airport
(Waukegan)
The Waukegan National Airport is a general aviation facility categorized by the FAA as a "Relie...

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Waukegan SportsPark
(Waukegan)
The top sports complex in Northern Illinois which features 14 outdoor soccer fields including a ligh...

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Waukegan Yacht Club
(Waukegan)
Known as the best seat on the lake, WYC's facilities and restaurant, along with its unique waterfron...

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Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center
(Waukegan)
Wedgewood's all-inclusive, customizable packages and 30 years of wedding-planning expertise make...

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Zumbier Brewery
(Waukegan)
Zumbier Brewery produces fine small batch beer. Fill growlers, give tours, tap room and food pairing...

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Uncle Joey's Italian Grill at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
01/31/20

Uncle Joey's Italian Grill will be at Nightshade's and Dark Pand...

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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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Lewis Black:
02/01/20

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

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Ikigai Sushi rolls to order! at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
02/01/20

You know them. You Love them. You CRAVE them. Ikigai Sushi will ha...

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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 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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Uncle Joey's Italian Grill at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
02/07/20

Uncle Joey's Italian Grill will be at Nightshade's and Dark Pand...

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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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Uncle Joey's Italian Grill at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
02/14/20

Uncle Joey's Italian Grill will be at Nightshade's and Dark Pand...

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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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Close To You: A Tribute To The Carpenters at Genesee Theatre
02/21/20

Anyone who loves the music of the Carpenters probably knows its lyrics b...

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Uncle Joey's Italian Grill at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
02/21/20

Uncle Joey's Italian Grill will be at Nightshade's and Dark Pand...

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Black Excellence Awards Gala 2020
02/29/20

We are often overlooked and uncelebrated, and it is time for us to recei...

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College of Lake County Presents: The CLC Salute to Gospel at Genesee Theatre
02/29/20

Enjoy an uplifting, inspirational evening as the College of Lake County ...

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America With Special Guest The Buckinghams at Genesee Theatre
03/06/20

Bringing its signature close vocal harmonies and light acoustic sound to...

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The Magic of Bill Blagg Live at Genesee
03/07/20

The Magic of Bill Blagg Live! tour comes to the Genesee Theatre for one ...

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Uncle Joey's Italian Grill at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
03/07/20

Uncle Joey's Italian Grill will be at Nightshade's and Dark Pand...

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An Evening with Tituss Burgess at Genesee Theatre
03/13/20

When Tituss Burgess takes the stage, the charismatic singer and Broadway...

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Jeff Ross & Dave Attell: Bumping Mics at Genesee Theatre
03/14/20

Comedians Jeff Ross and Dave Attell have joined forces to bring their co...

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Waukegan Symphony Orchestra presents: Magnificent Suites
03/15/20

Founded in 1974, the Waukegan Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is a true “...

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Miranda Sings: Who Wants My Kid? at Genesee Theatre
03/21/20

Overconfident and tone-deaf, Miranda Sings is the hilarious alter ego of...

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
03/21/20

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

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Melissa Etheridge: The Medicine Show Tour at Genesee Theatre
03/26/20

Melissa Etheridge will never be accused of mailing it in. Known for her ...

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Kenny G at the Genesee Theatre
03/27/20

For over three decades, world-renowned saxophonist Kenny G has made the ...

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Uncle Joey's Italian Grill at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
03/27/20

Uncle Joey's Italian Grill will be at Nightshade's and Dark Pand...

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! At Genesee Theatre
03/28/20

Won't you be my neighbor? Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood™ Liv...

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 Brit Floyd: Echos 2020 at Genesee Theatre
04/02/20

Brit Floyd returns to The Genesee with its brand new stage production, f...

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Ron White at Genesee Theatre
04/03/20

Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White brings his provocative humor ...

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Glenn Miller Orchestra at Genesee Theatre
04/04/20

Enjoy an evening of unforgettable big band music as the world-renowned G...

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Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig's Adventure at Genesee Theatre
04/10/20

Peppa Pig Live! is back with her action-packed live show featuring your ...

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Jay Leno at the Genesee Theatre
04/18/20

One of the biggest names in comedy returns to The Genesee Theatre!

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
04/18/20

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

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Million Dollar Quartet at Genesee Theatre
04/23/20

The Tony Award®-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet takes you bac...

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Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience at Genesee Theatre
04/25/20

Theresa Caputo, from TLC’s hit show, Long Island Medium, will be a...

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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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Peter Yarrow And Noel Paul Stookey Of Peter, Paul, And Mary at Genesee Theatre
05/01/20

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey were part of the legendary folk trio ...

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Little River Band With Special Guest John Ford Coley at Genesee Theatre
05/07/20

Little River Band returns to The Genesee armed with an arsenal of memora...

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Home Free: Dive Bar Saints World Tour at Genesee Theatre
05/09/20

In 2013, Home Free won NBC's The Sing-Off, catapulting the a cappell...

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Reebok Ragnar Road Great Midwest
05/15/20 - 05/16/20

Your team will kick off the journey in Waukegan, just outside of Chicago...

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
05/16/20

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

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
06/20/20

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

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
07/18/20

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

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Happy Together Tour 2020 at Genesee Theatre
08/08/20

The Turtles, Chuck Negron, The Association, Mark Lindsay, The Buckingham...

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
08/15/20

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

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Wings Over Waukegan
09/12/20

Viewers will witness great flight performances by the world-renowned aer...

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
09/19/20

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

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
10/17/20

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

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
11/21/20

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

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
12/19/20

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

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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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