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ArtWauk and other Tours

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ArtWauk is a monthly weekend event in Downtown Waukegan!

Every third Saturday of the month year round from 5 to 9 pm. all the local art galleries are open up and down Genesee Street.  Often the Genesee Theater will also have a special concert, tour, or movie showing that night.  Come stroll up and down the street with your friends and neighbors and view the art in the galleries and talk to the artists in person while enjoying complimentary beverages.  Later enjoy dinner in one of multiple local restaurants up and down this street.  Many venues will also have local bands playing.

A wonderful evening out on the town!

The Wine and Art Stroll is an annual fundraising event for Waukegan Mainstreet that occurs in July of each year.  Your admission fee pays for your wine glass which you then fill with wine tastings up and down Genesee Street as you sample wines and stroll the art galleries.  This is always a very popular summer event in downtown Waukegan!  Visit for more information.

The Waukegan Tour of Homes is an annual fundraising event for The Waukegan Historical Society and highlights the various architectural gems found in local Waukegan neighborhoods.  It is held on a Sunday afternoon in late June of each year.  The house walk starts with a tour of the local Waukegan History Museum located at 1917 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL.   Call 847-336-1859 or visit for more information.

The Oakwood Cemetery Walk is an historic cemetery walk held every year in the Fall.  This is a one day event with actors telling the story of and playing the part of various historic figures and interesting people who are buried in Waukegan.  For more information go to or call 847-360-4740 for more information.