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December 2017
$25

A Carpenters Christmas

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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While The Carpenters are best known for over a dozen chart-topping hits, they also won fans over with their popular holiday albums and Christmas variety shows.  Chicago-native Lisa Rock and her incredible group of musicians are keeping that tradition alive with “A Carpenters Christmas,” an unforgettable show full of warmth, nostalgia and beautiful holiday music. This special show features tender renditions, fun-filled favorites and jazzy versions of your favorite carols and songs, performed in the unique style the Carpenters were…

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$20 adults/$15 seniors and students

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until December 16, 2017
Three Brothers Theatre 221,
221 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Something is troubling the children of Mars! They eat not, they sleep not, and they only have interest in the Earth television. The only person that can help them now is Santa Claus! But he is so far away…on the Earth. That’s no problem for Martian spaceships.Join Three Brothers Theatre as they blastoff to Mars and back with an unruly crew of Martians. They’re determined to take the Santa Claus hostage. It’s up to young Betty and Bella Foster to…

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$23 - 43

Jim Breuer at the Genesee Theatre

December 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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With his charismatic stage presence, dead-on impressions, and hilarious stand-up, actor, comedian and “Saturday Night Live” alum Jim Breuer has established himself as one of today’s most recognizable comedians. His 20 years of crazy antics has placed him on Comedy Central’s list of “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.”  During his four years on “SNL,” he created some of the show’s most unforgettable characters, including Goat Boy.  Following his success on “SNL,” Breuer starred alongside Dave Chappelle in the cult…

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Free

ArtWauk

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the third Saturday until December 16, 2017

ArtWauk is the monthly celebration of all arts  in downtown Waukegan.  Each month is a unique experience as the art exhibits, musicians and featured performances vary from one month to the next.  Come downtown, grab dinner and enjoy the tactical application of the arts.

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$15 adults/children under 18 are FREE

Joseph A. Favero Memorial Do-It-Yourself Messiah and Sing-along

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First United Methodist Church,
128 N. Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Lend your voice to Christmas carols and the Messiah at this annual holiday tradition!  Featuring the Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and Concert Chorus. the music fills the night air and your heart.

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$20 adults/$15 seniors and students

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until December 16, 2017
Three Brothers Theatre 221,
221 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Something is troubling the children of Mars! They eat not, they sleep not, and they only have interest in the Earth television. The only person that can help them now is Santa Claus! But he is so far away…on the Earth. That’s no problem for Martian spaceships.Join Three Brothers Theatre as they blastoff to Mars and back with an unruly crew of Martians. They’re determined to take the Santa Claus hostage. It’s up to young Betty and Bella Foster to…

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$40 - 99.50

98° at Christmas

December 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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It’s going to get hot this holiday season when 98° takes the stage! Nick and Drew Lachey, Jeff Timmons and Justin Jeffree still have slick moves, charisma and honey-dripped harmonies.  This special Christmas show features the band’s unforgettable grooves and romantic ballads, plus great songs from their platinum album This Christmas and more.  Lose yourself in an evening of ’90s nostalgia and holiday cheer!

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Free

Jazz Wave

December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Three Brothers Theatre,
115 N Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Discover (or re-discover) the best kept music secret in Lake County: JAZZ WAVE! They are 17 great jazz musicians playing big band jazz for two hours. Casual atmosphere, serious musicians. Watch out, these guys blow the roof off the joint!  Tonight is also holiday potluck – bring a dish or treat to share if you’d like.

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Free

Pints & Purls

December 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every month on the third Tuesday until December 19, 2017
Green Town Tavern,
110 S. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Sponsored by the Stitching Bevy, Pints & Purls is a monthly knitting circle that has been going strong for over 3 years. All skill levels and small, portable needlework projects are welcome, including: knitting, crochet, cross stitch, embroidery, rug hooking, jewelry and quilting. The group is open and welcoming to adults of all ages, genders, and identities.

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Free

4th Annual Robbie K & the Sportz Krew LIVE Christmas Remote

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Green Town Tavern,
110 S. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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HO HO HO!!! JOIN ROBBIE K & THE SPORTZ KREW FOR THE 4th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY LIVE REMOTE BROADCAST TUESDAY DEC 19th 7-9pm at Green Town Tavern. The show will be about “CELEBRATING RESPONSIBILITY” by working with the Waukegan Police Department on alcohol awareness. DO NOT DRINK & DRIVE.  In fact, get together, use safe and dependable transportation. WPD will be testing the Krew LIVE as we drink on air. Transportation home provided by O’Hare Midway Limo. SANTA CLAUS will…

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Ladies Night on Genesee Street

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Cuban Experience Cigar Lounge and Retail Shop,
119 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Join the ladies of Sister’s Beauty Secrets Salon & Spa at A Cuban Experience (just down the street from the Salon) for networking, prize giveaways and cigars!  $1 per minute Reflexology. 10% off cigar purchases for the ladies.  VIP gift bags.  BYOB and bring snacks, if you would like.  Ladies Night on Genesee Street is the third Saturday of every month.

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$39 - 75

Legendary Voices

December 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Chubby Checker, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, & Martha Reeves and the Vandellas! Chubby Checker‘s “The Twist” is the only song in the rock ‘n’ roll era to hit #1 on the pop charts on two separate occasions. Billboard magazine named it the biggest chart hit of all time. During his heyday, the Grammy® Award winner became the only artist to place five albums in the top 12 at one time. He continues to make music, collaborating with the Fat…

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January 2018
$32.50 - 55

Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy

January 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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A veteran of film, television and stage, Jim Belushi knows a thing or two about comedy, having been a cast member on Saturday Night Live and part of Chicago’s famed Second City improv troupe; starring on the ABC hit comedy According to Jim; and appearing in 75 movies. Now the Chicago native is bringing an improvised comedy sketch show to the stage, featuring a zany group of quick thinking comedians. Together, they create comic arias, scenes from films that were…

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$42.50 - 79.50

Terry Fator

January 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Terry Fator captured the country’s attention and funny bone after winning America’s Got Talent in 2007. That victory earned him a spot as a resident headliner in Las Vegas through 2021.  The comedian, ventriloquist, impersonator and singer can do it all. And he does it with no less than 16 puppets during each performance – from fan favorite Winston the Impersonating Turtle to Maynard Tompkins, the world’s greatest Elvis impersonator. The 2016 “Best of Las Vegas” winner will have you…

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$38 - 58

An Evening with the O’Jays

January 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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When it comes to classy, old school soul showmanship, nobody can touch The O’Jays. Taking the stage in matching suits and performing beloved classics from their immense catalog, Eddie Levert, Sr., Walter Williams, Sr. and Eric Nolan Grant transport audiences back to the good old days. The trio spins and glides in synchronized steps, engaging the audience at every turn. They don’t just sing, they entertain! The group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2005…

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$37.50 - 75

Richard Marx with specila guest John Waite

January 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Richard Marx started his career with a bang, placing his first 7 singles in the top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. Four came from his triple-platinum debut album and three came from his highly acclaimed effort “Repeat Offender,” which sold over 5 million copies. Since then, the Chicago native has gone on to score 14 chart-topping singles and, as a songwriter, win a Grammy® for song of the year. In concert, he performs all his pop-rock classics and beautiful…

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Bridal EXPO at Dandelion Gallery

January 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dandelion Gallery,
109 South Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Dandelion Gallery is having a Bridal Expo! They will host a variety of vendors to help couples plan their special day. They will also show how the gallery is the perfect venue for a beautiful wedding and reception that is affordable, unique, romantic, and memorable. Runway show, too!Tell all your bride-to-be friends!

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February 2018
$24.50 - 44.50

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

February 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Direct from Australia, Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo brings incredibly life-like prehistoric creatures to the stage like you’ve never seen them before. Your paleontologist/host and his master puppeteers take you through an unforgettable interactive adventure. You’ll see insects and dinosaurs that once roamed free – from cute baby dinos to some of the largest herbivores and carnivores that have ever walked the planet. Children are invited on stage to meet these awesome puppets or they can watch wide-eyed from the safety of…

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$5

WTF! Waukegan Theatre Festival

February 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until February 24, 2018
Three Brothers Theatre,
115 N Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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February sees the return of our new play festival WTF (Waukegan Theatre Festival)!  This year Three Brothers Theatre is premiering four plays by four talented playwrights.  The lineup will be announced soon.

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$26 - 58

Elvis & Me: An Evening with Priscilla Presley

February 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Priscilla Presley has many stories to tell. She reveals them and more in Elvis and Me, an intimate presentation that gives fans a rare look into her life with the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. She’ll share personal photos, touching home movies and film clips that will entertain, intrigue and surprise. Plus, she’ll hold a Q&A session die-hard fans won’t want to miss.  You’ll be hanging on every word as she takes you on a journey through her fascinating life.

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$44.75 - $55.75

Ron White at The Genesee

February 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Comedian Ron White brings his provocative humor to The Genesee for one night of side-splitting standup. He delivers his bawdy jokes the only way he can: with a cigar in his hand and a glass of scotch by his side.  He rose to fame in the early 2000s as a member of Jeff Foxworthy’s Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Today, the two-time Grammy® nominated comic is one of the top grossing standup comedians in America.

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$5

WTF! Waukegan Theatre Festival

February 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until February 24, 2018
Three Brothers Theatre,
115 N Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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February sees the return of our new play festival WTF (Waukegan Theatre Festival)!  This year Three Brothers Theatre is premiering four plays by four talented playwrights.  The lineup will be announced soon.

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WTF! Waukegan Theatre Festival

February 4, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until February 25, 2018

February sees the return of our new play festival WTF (Waukegan Theatre Festival)!  This year Three Brothers Theatre is premiering four plays by four talented playwrights.  The lineup to be announced soon.

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$5

WTF! Waukegan Theatre Festival

February 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until February 24, 2018
Three Brothers Theatre,
115 N Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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February sees the return of our new play festival WTF (Waukegan Theatre Festival)!  This year Three Brothers Theatre is premiering four plays by four talented playwrights.  The lineup will be announced soon.

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$5

WTF! Waukegan Theatre Festival

February 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until February 24, 2018
Three Brothers Theatre,
115 N Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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February sees the return of our new play festival WTF (Waukegan Theatre Festival)!  This year Three Brothers Theatre is premiering four plays by four talented playwrights.  The lineup will be announced soon.

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