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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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Long Grove Apple Fest
Long Grove, IL

Didier Farms Opens For The Season
Lincolnshire, IL

Fall on the Farm at Lambs Farm
Libertyville, IL

Oktoberfest
Highland Park, IL

Fox Lake Fish Fest: Mayor's Fish Fry & Youth Fishing Derby
Fox Lake, IL
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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April Wine with special guest Asia Featuring John Payne at Genesee Theatre
09/28/19

Roller
Just Between You and Me
I Like to Rock
Sign ...

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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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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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A Night With Janis Joplin at Genesee Theatre
10/05/19

Piece of My Heart
Me and Bobby McGee
Cry Baby
Merce...

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Randy Rainbow at the Genesee Theatre
10/11/19

Border Lies A Very Stable Genius
Omarosa! Braggadocious!

<...

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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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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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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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KANSAS: Point of Know Return Tour at Genesee Theatre
10/19/19

Dust in the Wind
Carry On Wayward Son
Hold On
Point...

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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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Queen Machine at Genesee Thatre
10/25/19

Bohemian Rhapsody
Another One Bites the Dust
We Will Rock ...

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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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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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9th Annual Celebration Dia de Muertos/Day of the Dead at the Jack Benny Center
11/02/19

Academia Cultural Xilotl & The Jack Benny Center for the Arts presen...

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ZZ Top 50th Anniversary Tour at Genesee Theatre
11/02/19

The beards. The hats. The dark sunglasses. ZZ Top began developing its b...

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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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The Drifters, The Platters, & Cornell Gunter's Coasters at Genesee Theatre
11/14/19

It's not a concert...it's a party!

Spend a fun-filled,...

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 John Cleese at Genesee Theatre
11/15/19

Emmy® Award-winning actor, comedy icon and author John Cleese makes ...

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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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ArtWauk in Waukegan
11/16/19

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

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The Orchestra Starring ELO Former Members at Genesee Theatre
11/21/19

Formed with the intention of "picking up where the Beatles left off...

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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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Beatles Vs. Stones at Genesee Theatre
11/23/19

When it comes to classic rock 'n' roll, music lovers fall into o...

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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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Cimorelli & Voiceplay: A Night Of Holiday, A Cappella, & Hits! at Genesee Theatre
12/13/19

1.1 Billion YouTube Views 5 Million YouTube Subscribers

With p...

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The Elf On The Shelf: A Christmas Musical at Genesee Theatre
12/20/19

The beloved Christmas tradition that continues to capture the hearts of ...

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

The incomparable National Ballet Theatre of Odessa presents 

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

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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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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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