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Enjoy the Local Art Culture of Waukegan

November 05, 2018

If you’re looking to explore the local art scene just north of Chicago, look no further than Waukegan’s ArtWauk. Each month the quaint town, located just a few miles south of the state park, hosts a free event for visitors to check out local artisans. This November 17th, artists will display their latest exhibits, perform and offer creations for sale. Starting at 5 p.m., it’s the perfect place for an evening getaway after dining at our onsite restaurant. Waukegan is located a short 15-minute drive away. Stick around after the festival for a trip to the popular Genesee Theatre, where Tommy James and The Shondells will be putting on a lively performance.