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.

An Expanding Lineup at Raue Center

In addition to an ever-growing lineup of top-notch entertainment, the Raue Center for the Arts engages its Crystal Lake neighbors through employment, volunteerism and economic strength.






Reviving the Chautauqua in McHenry County

In the days before television, radio and internet, McHenry County residents learned about current events and national trends during the annual Chautauqua. Discover why the Chautauqua at one time was the celebration of the summer.






Inside the Colorful Batavia Fine Arts Centre

From national touring acts to local performers, this modest arts center delivers a surprising lineup to the Tri-Cities area, all from an attachment to the local high school.






Lindy’s Landing: Staying Afloat Through Waves of Change

After 50 years in business, Lindy’s Landing is a Wauconda institution, but tradition hasn’t stopped this restaurant from seeking new ideas to satisfy a changing market.






Franchesco’s Ristorante

7128 Perry Creek Pkwy., Rockford, Ill.
(815) 229-0800
www.franchescos.com






Events at a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our neck of the Old Northwest Territory! Here are some fun events coming up this season.






Franchesco’s Ristorante

Upscale/Italian-American. Sommelier, live entertainment, weddings, banquets, Sinatra Lounge, Benny’s Bar
7128 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford, Ill.
(815) 229-0800






Raue Center for the Arts

26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
(815) 356-9212






A 1929 Beauty Celebrates 10 Years Since Rebirth

A decade after its massive renovation, Crystal Lake’s crown jewel is still shining, even through this recession. Discover what it is about this former movie and vaudeville house that keeps audiences returning.