LAKESIDE FESTIVAL

JUNE 29 – JULY 2

It’s “The Granddaddy of All Festivals” in McHenry County, and proud to be celebrating 38 great years of Lakeside Festival! Attracting over 50,000 people to this annual favorite, come experience…

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1st FRIDAY ART SHOW

Come capture the beauty of the Lakeside property with a Plein Air event. Interact with the community and express the magic of creativity with a series of small paintings made…

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Christmas at the Dole

December 1

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, live entertainment, light fare, and…

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listening-room

The Listening Room

Experience live performance in 'the Listening Room' at the Dole Mansion

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Christmas at the Dole Gala

December 2nd

Elegance, Enchantment, & Entertainment Celebrating our 15 year anniversary!

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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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