How Creative Pivoting Saved Raue & ESO

When arts organizations in Elgin and Crystal Lake faced a do-or-die crisis, it took some creative business strategies and a public plea to turn things around. This is how they charged back from the brink with a renewed focus on the future.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

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

Laugh it Up at Raue Center’s Comedy Cafe

When it comes to big-name comedians and a yet-to-be-discovered stand-up artists, this Crystal Lake theater knows how to exercise its funny bone.

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.

Theater for Young Minds at Raue Center’s Mission Imagination

These young thespians are learning their trade at an early age, from a variety of big-name performers. Learn how this Crystal Lake theater is extending its mission beyond the performance venue.

Snug & Stylish Winter Fashion

Step inside the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake, for a glimpse at our elegant, furry winter fashion.

Events at a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to see in our area this season! Here’s just a sample of what’s coming up.

Raue Center for the Arts

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