Music by the Lake Promises Top Musical Talent

Music by the Lake draws world-class entertainers to Williams Bay, Wis., every summer. This year’s lineup promises musical diversity, seasoned talent and well-regarded speakers.

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.






Monroe Arts Center: Sometimes, Old and New Make a Perfect Team

The Monroe Arts Center has begun a new chapter of service, as it embraces a new, enhanced identity. Discover all there is to see at this valued institution.






The Buzz About Beloit International Film Festival

Now in its 12th year, Beloit International Film Festival has become one of most anticipated events in our region. Learn everything you need to know about this year’s 10-day event.






Barrington Children’s Choir Celebrates 30 Joyful Years

This magical musical outlet is celebrating 30 years of extraordinary accomplishments. Commemorate the happy years and discover who’s continuing the choir’s legacy.






Theater Comes Alive at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

This creatives space in Arlington Heights stages nearly 350 performances a year, including a series of four Broadway musicals. Discover how this venue keeps our region rich with talent.






Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.






A New Season Dawns for Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Illinois’ four-time ‘Orchestra of the Year’ has a rich lineup in store for its upcoming season. Savor Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s symphonic sounds at one of its upcoming performances.






Art & Craft Come Together at Blue Eagle Pottery

Robert Blue sells beautiful, functional pottery to galleries and art lovers around the world. Enter his creative process as he prepares for Autumn Drive, one of McHenry County’s biggest events of the year.






Events @ a Glance: Art and Entertainment Calendar

Entertainment opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.