LAKESIDE FESTIVAL

JULY 4th - JULY 7th

It’s “The Granddaddy of All Festivals” in McHenry County, and proud to be celebrating 39 great years of Lakeside Festival! Attracting over 50,000 people to this annual favorite, come experience…

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1st FRIDAY ART SHOW

Enjoy an artistic evening with wonderful featured art, chances to meet and mingle with artists, and the opportunities to purchase an original piece(s) of artwork.

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Christmas at the Dole

December 7th

Guests will experience a special winter-themed 1st Friday Art Show that’s fun for the whole family – including photos with Santa Claus, magnificently-decorated Christmas trees, and live entertainment.

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The Listening Room

“An atmosphere that is as intimate as a house concert, with the production value of a large performances venue.”

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Christmas at the Dole Gala

December 1st

Elegance, Enchantment, & Entertainment Celebrate the holidays in roaring 20s style! Proceeds support year-around art, education, and history programs.

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Chef Kitchen for Youth

Learn from professional instructors! Classes include healthy snacks, light meals, and pastry decorating. Hands-on learning!

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