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  1. SWALCO Household Chemical Waste Event

    October 16, 2021, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM @

    Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO)

    SWALCO is hosting household chemical waste events by appointment only. Items collected include: CFL bulbs, unwanted prescription, over-the-counter medicines and supplements (people and pet), household cleaners, gasoline, garden chemicals, pesticides, oil-based paints (NO LATEX) and varnishes, as well as other household chemicals. Appointments are REQUIRED and book well in advance! See a detailed list of what is accepted at:

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  2. Genesee Street Clean Up

    October 16, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @

    Three Brothers Theatre
    Stage 115

    Join Waukegan Main Street for monthly community cleanups before ArtWauk. They pick up litter and trash off the sidewalks to freshen up our Downtown! WMS will have plenty of trash bags, gloves, and water for all. There's plenty of area to clean up in Downtown so we can all remain socially distanced from each other. All are welcome. Send a message to if you plan to attend!

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  3. Classic Car Show

    October 16, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @

    Green Town on the Rocks

    Join the Mis-Shifts and the fine folks at Green Town on the Rocks for a classic car show! Bring your ride and you might leave with a trophy!

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  4. Oktoberfest

    October 16, 2021, 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM @

    Green Town on the Rocks

    Enjoy! Oktoberfest at Green Town on the Rocks. Authentic German food and Beer along with a car show, live music and more! In case of rain, the event will be at Green Town Tavern.

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  5. Sugar Skull Workshops

    October 16, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @

    Jack Benny Center for the Arts

    Three Sugar Skull Workshops will be facilitated by Maria Calderon of Academia Cultural Xilotl at the Jack Benny Center for the Arts. Sugar Skulls are by far the most popular symbol of Mexico’s most famous holiday, “Dia de los Muertos or “Day of the Dead”. All ages welcome! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All material is provided. Pre-registration is required to participate. --- En Español --- Calaveritas de azúcar son el símbolo más popular de la fiesta mas famosa de México, “Dia de los Muertos”. Venga y decore su propia Calaverita de Azúcar para el Dia de los Muertos! Todas las edades son bienvenidos! Menores de 12 años tienen que estar acompañados de un adulto. Todo el material esta disponible.

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  6. Wauke-Con

    October 16, 2021, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @

    Ray Bradbury Experience Museum

    Join the Ray Bradbury Experience Museum for Waukegan's first comic book convention! Scan the QR Code to find vendor and event information.

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  7. The Blues Family Robinson at Green Town on the Rocks

    October 16, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @

    Green Town on the Rocks

    Put your jacket and dancin' shoes on and head down to Green Town on the Rocks for a rockin' good time with The Blues Family Robinson!

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  8. Latin Night - Dance Party with Don Pablo Empanadas & Arthur Murray

    October 16, 2021, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @



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  9. ZombieWauk/ArtWauk

    October 16, 2021, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @

    Downtown Waukegan

    ArtWauk is the monthly celebration of all arts in downtown Waukegan and October's is a little more interactive. ZombieWauk invades downtown Waukegan with the 11th annual celebration of zombie and horror arts Featured are LIVE performances by Low-Reen and the Lazy Dogs in Stern's Plaza, the Dead Beat Jacks at Night Shade and Dark's, and Waukegan’s First Comic Book Convention, Wake-Con, at Ray Bradbury Experience Museum. Don’t miss “The Fray” performing LIVE at the Genesee Theatre and the Complete Works of William Shakespeare at Three Brothers Theatre, themed art exhibits and events at participating locations, pop up attractions, eats and treats from downtown Waukegan’s restaurants and more. Come prepared … to enjoy.

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  10. A Night at the Disco

    October 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @

    Waukegan Yacht Club

    Join Waukegan Friends for a fun night of disco music, live entertainment, appetizers & drinks, wine pull, rainbow raffle and so much more! Step back in time to the 70’s for this Disco Fever Extravaganza! Disco attire encouraged. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Sponsorship and Silent Auction Opportunities Are Available: Your generosity and participation will make a difference in this life saving work. Contact Tracy at to learn more.

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  11. Unmask the Violence (virtual)

    October 16, 2021, 7:00 PM @

    A Safe Place

    Unmask the Violence, Voices of Courage is a fundraiser in support of A Safe Place, northern Lake County's leading advocate for eliminating domestic violence and human trafficking. Sponsorships are available.

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  12. Waukegan to College Gala (virtual)

    October 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @

    Waukegan to College

    Waukegan to College invites you to hear alumni success stories, updates and progress at this virtual event. Participate in the always-anticipated Silent Auction, with a wide array of covetable merchandise and services. Celebrate with the W2C family: scholars, alumni, parents, volunteers, supporters - all excited to share laughter and love - ready to join together to make certain every young person in Waukegan has access to the brighter future a college degree provides.

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  13. Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

    October 16, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @

    Three Brothers Theatre

    Three actors will enter Three Brothers Theatre and attempt a feat only the foolish will attempt: to portray all of Shakespeare’s thirty-seven plays in under ninety minutes. Actors Rick Adams, Mac Westcott, and Michael Wilson will be portraying all of the Shakespearian greats including Titus, Ophelia, and Pericles. Join them as they rip into and lampoon the comedies, tragedies, and history plays all in one night. If brevity is the soul of wit, well then we’ll be the wittiest darn actors this side of the Mississippi in October. Three Brothers Theatre, like many of our partner theatres, is following strict COVID protocols to ensure the safety of you and our performances. We ask you to provide proof of vaccination and we ask you to wear a mask while inside of our building

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