Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau - Things to Do – Calendar of Events
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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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Grayslake Color Aloft Balloon Festival
Grayslake, IL

Potawatomi Trails Pow Wow
Zion, IL

Port Clinton Art Festival
Highland Park, IL

North Shore Wine, Beer & Cigar Fest
Libertyville, IL

Food Truck Fridays
Lincolnshire, IL

Bess Bower Dunn Day at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
Libertyville, IL
Wings Over Waukegan
09/07/19
Viewers will witness great flight performances by the world-renowned aeroba...

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Car Cruise Sponsored by Classic Toyota Kia & Grand Appliance
09/08/19

Classic Toyota, Grand Appliance & TV along with Waukegan Harbor &...

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Napoleon Dynamite Screening and Conversation with Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez and Jon Gries at the Genesee Theatre
09/12/19

It's been 15 years since the indie film Napoleon Dynamite came out o...

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Alan Parsons Live Project at Genesee Theater
09/13/19

Alan Parsons Live Project brings back all the progressive, symphonic roc...

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The Genesee Tribute Series - 5 Show Package
05/18/19 - 09/14/19
The Genesee Theatre kicks off its 2019 Tribute Series with five incredible ...

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A Tribute to Patsy Cline at Genesee Theatre
09/14/19

In her Tribute to Patsy Cline, Katie Deal soulfully embodies the sound a...

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

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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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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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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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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, lights, w...

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

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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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