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August 2018
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Summer Matinee Movie: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

August 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Waukegan Public Library,
128 North County Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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The Waukegan Public Library’s Summer Matinee Movie today is Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Young Greg Heffley is looking forward to a long summer of just hanging out, but his mother throws a monkey wrench into his plans when she forces the entire family to take a road trip for a relative’s birthday celebration.

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Blues on the Water

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until August 12, 2018
The Harbor’s Edge,
175 N. Harbor Place, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Enjoy Blues on the Water, with good food, music and views!  Musical lineup is: Saturday, August 11th 2:30pm: FUNKEN-EH? 4:30pm: CYRUS HAYES BLUES BAND with LADY LEE 6:30pm: CROOK COUNTY BLUES BAND 8:30pm: TBA Sunday, August 12th 2:00pm: MIKE WHEELER 4:00pm: LADY”A” 6:00pm: NUBLU BAND 8:00pm: THE CLAUDETTES FREE admission to this all ages event!

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Blues on the Water

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until August 12, 2018
The Harbor’s Edge,
175 N. Harbor Place, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Enjoy Blues on the Water, with good food, music and views!  Musical lineup is: Saturday, August 11th 2:30pm: FUNKEN-EH? 4:30pm: CYRUS HAYES BLUES BAND with LADY LEE 6:30pm: CROOK COUNTY BLUES BAND 8:30pm: TBA Sunday, August 12th 2:00pm: MIKE WHEELER 4:00pm: LADY”A” 6:00pm: NUBLU BAND 8:00pm: THE CLAUDETTES FREE admission to this all ages event!

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Tai Chi with Master Gerry Cook

August 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week on Saturday until August 25, 2018
Stiner Pavilion,
201 Seahorse Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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FREE Tai Chi at the Waukegan Municipal Beach with training by professional martial artist and multi-discipline master, Gerald Cook, every Saturday morning in August. Arrive by 9:30am to sign in and to do some warm up stretching. Wear something loose and stretchy – the most common Tai Chi attire is a T-shirt and sweat pants.

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Yoga with Marlene

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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Every week on Saturday until August 25, 2018
Stiner Pavilion,
201 Seahorse Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Join the incredible Marlene for FREE Yoga at the Beach every Saturday morning in August. Wear comfortable clothes, bring your own yoga mat and towel. (A limited quantity of mats will be available onsite.) All levels are welcome and encouraged. Namaste.

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Happy Time Breakfast

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until December 29, 2018
Green Town Tavern,
110 S. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Crawl out of bed and come to Green Town Tavern for breakfast on Saturday morning!  Delightfully good french toast, omelettes and more. It’s a whole lotta food and a whole lotta fun!

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Free

Karaoke at 17 North

August 10 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Every week on Friday until December 28, 2018
17 North,
17 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Friday night is Karaoke night at 17 North with Wolfman’s Entertainment featuring Brad Wolf.  Come and perform … or sit – or dance – and listen!

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Free

One Season at The Harbor’s Edge

August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Harbor’s Edge,
175 N. Harbor Place, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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One Season is “Omni-Rock”, an eclectic concoction consisting of a blues-rock and alternative-rock foundation that’s salted with soul, funk, and pop sensibilities. Contributing to this sound is a duo of dynamic lead singers, big harmonies, inspired guitar-work, and undulating vibrations from the rhythm section. A One Season performance is a rousing experience that leaves crowds chanting for one more song at the end of their sets. Enjoy LIVE music, good food and great views tonight!  

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Free

Library Summer Concerts – Lady T

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Waukegan Public Library,
128 North County Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Waukegan Public Library’s annual summer concert series is back! Concerts are held every Friday in June, July, and August,in the Library’s front courtyard. In the event of rain, concerts move indoors to the Bradbury Room on the lower level.  Enjoy jazz with Lady T!

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History Lunch & Learn: Ray Bradbury’s Green Town

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Jack Benny Center for the Arts,
39 Jack Benny Dr, Waukegan, IL 60087 United States
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Join the Waukegan History Museum for something different on your lunch break as they share some local history and stories. This Lunch and Learn will feature Ty Rohrer presenting “Ray Bradbury’s Green Town.” Learn the story of the many things that influenced a young Ray Bradbury while growing up in Waukegan that inspired him to become a writer. The program will also feature a few Bradbury stories.

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Open Mic Night with Sipos & Young

August 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Every week on Thursday until December 27, 2018
Green Town Tavern,
110 S. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Open Mic hosted by Chris Sipos & Rachel Young is every Thursday at Green Town Tavern.  Sometimes there are hip, homemade cookies.  All skill levels welcome! 3 songs/15 minutes.

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$6/$15/$20

Genesee Theatre Summer Film Series Presents Movies, Music and Meals: Dreamgirls

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Genesee Summer Film Series presents Movies, Music and Meals!Join us for a meal catered by local restaurant Hillery’s Bar-B-Q, followed by the musical film Dreamgirls. Based on the Broadway musical of the same name, Dreamgirls follows a trio of Motown singers, Effie, Deena and Lorrell, as they begin their career singing backup for James Early then quickly evolve into headliners. Managed by Curtis Taylor, Jr., the performers navigate their way through a challenging music industry while chasing their dreams.

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Waukegan Band Concert – Bernstein Birthday Bash

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stiner Pavilion,
201 Seahorse Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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It’s the last concert of the season!  Where did the time go?! The Waukegan Band has provided the community with high quality music since 1936.  The setting couldn’t be better, as Stiner Pavilion sits on the shores of Lake Michigan. Bring a picnic, chairs and your friends – and enjoy music under the stars. ZBTHS Band Boosters will have snacks and sodas for sale.  The Waukegan Park District Art Van will be there for the kiddies. FREE admission and parking.

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Wake Up with Waukegan Breakfast Meeting

August 7 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am

Enjoy a full breakfast with the City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce at their quarterly Wake Up Event. These breakfast meetings are an excellent opportunity to meet leading speakers, hear about current affairs and network with city officials and business professionals alike!  Stay tuned for details!

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Free

An Evening with Christina Grace at The Harbor’s Edge

August 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Harbor’s Edge,
175 N. Harbor Place, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Christina Grace is an American singer/songwriter/musician, born and raised in Chicago. She has been singing all her life, and has never been shy on the stage! Enjoy LIVE music, good food and great views tonight!

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$30 - 58

Josh Turner

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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With his Southern charm, deep voice and down-home good looks, multi-platinum recording artist Josh Turner is becoming one of country music’s biggest stars. From his 2003 debut album, Long Black Train, to his current Billboard No. 1 release, Deep South, he’s collected six Inspirational Country Music Awards® plus multiple Grammy®, CMA and ACM nominations.  He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry as its second youngest member, acted in a movie about evangelist Billy Graham, and his hit “Time Is Love” was the most…

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Summer Matinee Movie: Inside Out

August 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Waukegan Public Library,
128 North County Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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The Waukegan Public Library’s Summer Matinee Movie today is Inside Out! Riley is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley’s emotions — led by Joy — try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event.

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Most Blessed Trinity Kermes Carnival

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Every day until August 5, 2018
Most Blessed Trinity,
450 Keller, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Join the Most Blessed Trinity family in the big Summer Event for their parish – the three day Kermes! Come out for good music, delicious food, rides, loteria, ballet folklorico, and activities/entertainment for the children.

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$10 advance/$12 at the door

Jahari Stampley Trio

August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Riverside Room at Family Piano,
114 S. Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Chicago-born pianist Jahari Stampley, began playing by ear at the age of 14. He actually was just a kid tinkering around on the pianos when he was last at Family Piano, and now he is an eighteen-year-old professional pianist. Greatly influenced by his mother D-Erania Stampley, renowned jazz saxophonist, pianist, gifted songwriter and band leader, Jahari is a 2017 Kiewit-Wang Mentorship award recipient.

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Latest Rumor at The Harbor’s Edge

August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Harbor’s Edge,
175 N. Harbor Place, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Coming back for a second time this season, Latest Rumor plays a combination of Blues, Original music, Rock, Texas Blues, Country and Indie styled genres. Enjoy LIVE music, good food and great views tonight!

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2018 City of Waukegan Pageants

August 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jack Benny Center for the Arts,
39 Jack Benny Dr, Waukegan, IL 60087 United States
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You are invited to the 2018 Waukegan Pageant! Girls age 6 to 22 are welcome to participate in the pageants from Miss Waukegan to Little Miss Waukegan. Audience admission is $5; current queens with crown and sash are free! Applications are still being accepted!

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Most Blessed Trinity Kermes Carnival

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until August 5, 2018
Most Blessed Trinity,
450 Keller, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Join the Most Blessed Trinity family in the big Summer Event for their parish – the three day Kermes! Come out for good music, delicious food, rides, loteria, ballet folklorico, and activities/entertainment for the children.

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Free

Tai Chi with Master Gerry Cook

August 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Saturday until August 25, 2018
Stiner Pavilion,
201 Seahorse Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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FREE Tai Chi at the Waukegan Municipal Beach with training by professional martial artist and multi-discipline master, Gerald Cook, every Saturday morning in August. Arrive by 9:30am to sign in and to do some warm up stretching. Wear something loose and stretchy – the most common Tai Chi attire is a T-shirt and sweat pants.

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Free

Yoga with Marlene

August 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Saturday until August 25, 2018
Stiner Pavilion,
201 Seahorse Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Join the incredible Marlene for FREE Yoga at the Beach every Saturday morning in August. Wear comfortable clothes, bring your own yoga mat and towel. (A limited quantity of mats will be available onsite.) All levels are welcome and encouraged. Namaste.

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Varies

Happy Time Breakfast

August 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Saturday until December 29, 2018
Green Town Tavern,
110 S. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Crawl out of bed and come to Green Town Tavern for breakfast on Saturday morning!  Delightfully good french toast, omelettes and more. It’s a whole lotta food and a whole lotta fun!

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