Join us for our  monthly ArtWauk
and experience the arts revolution
in downtown Waukegan. 

Free admission and full access to all
art galleries.

paintings / sculpture / film / theatre / comedy / music / performance art / great food 
amazing neighborhood / awesome people

ArtWauk and ZombieWauk 
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Arts & Entertainment District
Downtown Waukegan


Urban Edge presents the Closing Reception of Viva, featuring artist Marcos Raya and works by artists of Instituto Grafico de Chicago.

Gallery curated by Vickie Marasco.
Refreshments served.
220 W. Clayton


Dandelion Gallery features the artwork of co-op member artist Kate Knutson and guest artist Thomas Williams.
Complimentary refreshments served.
109 S. Genesee Street

The Shop at DG has artisan-made original works in many shapes, sizes and textures.   
109 S. Genesee Street


Dinosaur Studio Tattoo invites you to get infected with free zombie face painting while enjoying the multiple-artist celebration of Halloween.  And for added scares ...

Horror author Matthew R. Fleming will be doing a book signing of his new work "The Dreams" as well as live readings at 5pm and 7pm!

116 S. Genesee Street

Check out this video created for their anniversary and
this hip, cool video about 
Dinosaur Studio Tattoo!


Kapheim Studio features all original works by Thom Kapheim, this month themed "Art in Baseball", 5 - 9pm
Kapheim Studio
122 Washington Street


TUFO Art Gallery features Patrick's colorful artwork and works by his talented friends.  Stop in and check out their work! Refreshments and conversation.

116B N. Genesee Street


The Mic presents Bianca Acosta LIVE at 8pm, with special guest Iris Gatewood.  Bianca will be performing some of her singles as well as other songs.  $10 
405 Washington Street


[jonrev Projects] presents Photocalypse, a one-of-a-kind photo explosion of dead malls, abandoned buildings and more.
The Darkroom tucked deep inside Karcher 405 Gallery
405 Washington Street

Karcher 405 Gallery is hosting a show of shows featuring several artists across disciplines!
Refreshments served.
405 Washington Street


Sidecar Studios features a variety of artists' works, some VERY Halloween themed.  Be part of the scares, the beauty and the conversation!
Refreshments will be served
405 W. Washington Street


The Bunker features the big blacklight reveal of CONNECT THE DOTS, an interactive installation by artist Nicole Romany.  Live performance by Michelle Star.
114 S. Genesee Street, downstairs
5 - 9pm


Three Brothers Theatre presents And Then There Were None at the Upstage location.  Tickets available online and at the box office.  Curtain at 8pm
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage 
221 N. Genesee Street 

Three Brothers Theatre features the Night of the Living Sketch at their Downstage location.  Tickets available online and at the box office.  Curtain is 7:30pm
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage
115 N. Genesee Street

The Parlor
present Astrobleme with artists Korye Champion, David Motley and Dante Rogel
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage
221 N. Genesee Street 5 - 8pm


Genesee Theatre presents Led Zeppelin 2. Tickets are available online and at the box office.
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street

Other Venues 

Hauntingly Fun Entertainment gives you a chance to take revenge on zombies invading Waukegan.   
Stern's Plaza  5 - 9pm
37 S. Genesee Street

Daddy War Bus would like to help you survive the zombie apocalypse.  Free tours of the bus from 5 - 9pm
Stern's Plaza
37 S. Genesee Street

Professor Pinkerton Xyloma and Deadman's Carnival take to the main stage at 6pm
Stern's Plaza
37 S. Genesee Street

Ghost Machines start out the entertainment on the main stage at 5:30pm
Stern's Plaza
37 S. Genesee Street

Enjoy Halloqueen Pumpkin Decorating Fundraiser with the City of Waukegan Queens
$2 gets a pumpkin and supplies
All money raised benefits Bravo Waukegan
Jack Benny Plaza from  5 - 9pm
SW Corner of Genesee and Clayton Streets

AUDIOBEINGS - featuring Royal Sounds, DJ Compa Chuy, SNTDGTL, and DJ Gilateen - offer sounds from another realm
Jack Benny Plaza
SW Corner of Genesee and Clayton Street

Zombie Infestation Block Party takes over South Genesee Merchants Block with activities for the little goblins, costume contests for adults and kiddies (zombies and survivors both welcome), and so much more.  5 - 10pm
South Genesee Merchants Block
Genesee and Water Streets

Cynthia's Classics N Time and Barbara's Art N Soul are on display at 130 Washington Street.  Come by to browse repurposed vintage clothing, jewelry, furniture, and original artwork!
130 Washington Street

Rosati's Pizza 
226 N. Sheridan Road


Sweet Treasures Resale Boutique 
100 S. Genesee St., 5 - 9pm


Hayze VAPE offers refuge from the Zombie Infestation and Game of Clouds
102 S. Genesee Street

NorthPointe Resources will be selling paintings, jewelry and more!  NorthPointe Resources will be located in-between Green Town Tavern and Dinosaur Studio Tattoo
114 S. Genesee Street

Studio J features the art work of Jay Stephen and Hugo Roberto Aguilar Fouilloux
114 S. Genesee Street, DOWNSTAIRS in Suite 301


Colon's Resale Shop wants you to stop in and shelter in place for the Zombie Infestation ... if you dare.  
New items all the time!
Colon's Resale Shop
106 S. Genesee Street



Family Piano, an award-winning technician-owned piano store, hosts the Rockin Aces!  Enjoy a little blues and a little rock while dodging zombies!
114 S. Genesee Street


Green Town Tavern hosts Low-reen and the Lazy Dogs with special guest Charles "Delta Bluus Hogg" Hayes starting at 9pm
100 craft beers and microbrews, good food, happy servers!
Green Town Tavern
110 S Genesee Street


Your This and That Shop owners John and Noreen offer shelter from the zombie invaders!
127 Water Street


A Cuban Experience
Swing by the hip, cool cigar lounge for good conversation, music, Thom Kapheim's art, a Family Piano player piano ... and cigars!
New cigars are coming in all the time.  Military, police and fire department discounts.
119 N Genesee Street


17 North features ArtWauk food and drink specials!
17 N. Genesee Street


The Taproom
Ask about their ArtWauk Specials or try a fast, tasty burger!
36 N Genesee Street



 Fong's Kitchen
Bring in your ArtWauk program for 10% off your bill!
38 N Genesee Street


  The Burgundy Room
Doors open at 9pm
215 Washington Street


Treasure Chest features vintage collectibles and more. Delightful refreshments served!
105 S. Genesee Street


Hero Marketplace welcomes you to the Some Like It Hot sale on Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th
from 9am - 2pm.  Stunning patio furniture and the largest dining room table
Hero Marketplace has had are among the treasures!
141 S. Genesee Street


La Opera 
Your ArtWauk Oasis!
133 N. Genesee Street


The Waukegan History  Museum and Waukegan Park District offer Haunted Waukegan FREE Guided Walking Tour from 6 - 8pm.  It's all about creepy, unexplainable and odd happenings in our town!
The Tour Starts at Upton Park
732 N. Genesee Street

The FREE Greentown Trolley stops at all the hippest, coolest places ... galleries, shops, theatres, and restaurants.  
Easy hop on/hop off.  
The trolley loops approximately every 1/2 hour.


ArtWauk is the third Saturday of every month ... and FREE!

Celebrate the arts in Waukegan's
Arts & Entertainment District!

Remaining 2017 ArtWauks are:  
November 18th, December 16th