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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. With summer right around the corner, we can enjoy Lake County staples like Ravinia Festival and Six Flags Great America.

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Fright Fest presented by SNICKERS at Six Flags Great America
Gurnee, IL

Ravinia Festival Final Weekend Ft. Mary J. Blige, Morrissey and CSO
Highland Park, IL

Fiestas Patrias Parade and Festival
Waukegan, IL

Gorton Community Center's Summer Block Party
Lake Forest, IL

Alpine Races
Lake Zurich, IL
Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing

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

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
09/21/19

Join us for another of our monthly ArtWauk events and experience the art...

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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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Waukegan's 8th Annual ZombieWauk
10/19/19

Come out for the Waukegan's ZombieWauk Metal on the Rocks. Stage, li...

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Boating Season Begins at Waukegan Harbor & Marina
04/01/19 - 11/01/19
The 2019 boating season is officially underway! Take your vessel out on the...

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UB40 at the Genesee Theatre
09/20/19
Sway to the captivating rhythms of four-time Grammy® nominee and ...

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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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ArtWauk in Waukegan
11/16/19

Join us for another of our monthly ArtWauk events and experience the art...

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Live Music: Trio Zafiro
Ongoing
Enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch accompanied by a live, Mexican musical tri...

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The Piano Guys at Genesee Theatre
11/22/19

The Piano Guys have amassed over 1.5 billion YouTube views and over 2 bi...

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Three Dog Night with Special Guest Voyage
10/04/19

From 1969-1975, nobody produced more Top 10 hits, moved more records or ...

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Brian Regan at Genesee Theatre
11/16/19

Admired by his peers, Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of th...

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An Evening Travis Tritt at the Genesee Theatre
10/24/19

Enjoy a special evening with CMA and Grammy® Award-winning country artis...

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The Capitol Steps at the Genesee Theatre
09/19/19

In 1981, a group of Senate staffers wanted to stage a Nativity play for ...

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The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa's Romeo and Juliet
01/18/20

The incomparable National Ballet Theatre of Odessa presents 

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Kindred Spirits Live at Genesee Theatre
10/18/19

Kindred Spirits hosts Amy Bruni and Adam Berry take you deep inside the ...

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So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2019
11/09/19

So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2019&...

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Family Fitness Challenge Day at the Field House
09/21/19

Are you ready for a free family fitness challenge day? We're hosting...

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Last Sunday of the Month Brunch at Bonnie Brook Golf Course
09/29/19

Bonnie Brook hosts a lovely brunch every month on the last Sunday. Bring...

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Alice Cooper at Genesee Theatre
11/30/19

The godfather of shock-rock Alice Cooper welcomes you back to his nightm...

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Ben Folds & a Piano at Genesee Theatre
10/17/19

On stage, Ben Folds is a wonder to watch as he pounds the piano keys whe...

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Waukegan Comedy Jam at Three Brothers Theatre
09/19/19 - 09/21/19

Coming to Downtown, the Waukegan Comedy Jam is a three night stand-up co...

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9th Annual Celebration Dia de Muertos/Day of the Dead at Bowen Park
11/02/19

Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a popular celebration of Life, Death...

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