Northwest Indiana Symphony Holiday Concert
Get into the spirit of the season with our annual holiday pops concert! A festive combination of contemporary and classic holiday music, you’re sure to hear your favorites. Keep an eye out for Santa as he checks in on the maestro.
The Nutcracker Performed by the Berkshire Ballet Company
Treat yourself and your family to a Christmas delight with Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable music, emotional dancing and lavish costumes. Raue Center is proud to support Crystal Lake’s very own Berkshire Ballet Theatre as they partner with professional dances from New York City. A holiday classic!
An Evening of Percussion
Packed with energy and excitement, this event features performances by the Strikers All-Stars Drumline—comprised of talented high school drummers from Cary Grove, Crystal Lake Central, Crystal Lake South and Prairie Ridge High Schools. A fundraiser to benefit Raue Center and the Strikers Scholarship Fund.
An Evening of Percussion showcases drummers across all four schools that play cool cadences and grooves, along with some fun concert pieces. The event is also used to award a student with the Annual Tim Althoff Scholarship Award. A phenomenal show where the audience can’t help but get moved by the beat. A crowd-pleaser and sure sell-out!
“One of the best community shows out there! The Raue continues to be a crown jewel in Chicagoland because of their dedication to supporting local artists hand-in-hand with major acts.” – Dean Richards, WGN/Tribune critic
Coulier's stand-up routine is centered on his ability to mimic celebrities and cartoon characters, a talent that has given him a second career in voice acting. Many of Coulier's bits involve putting well-known characters into unexpected situations. Coulier has also been known to include harmonica playing in his act. Coulier's material is largely family-friendly, a position he has extended to his youth-oirented comedy website, cleanguys.TV.
Lucy’s stage has played host to many up-and-coming and established (not to mention hilarious) Chicago comedians including Pat McGann, Mike Toomey, Patti Vasquez, John DaCosse and many, many more. Now in it’s six season and selling out almost every event, Lucy’s Comedy Cafe is THE local venue for an excellent, entertaining and AFFORDABLE comedy night out!
Back by popular demand! The New Shanghai Circus is one of the world’s leading purveyors of China’s prestigious, 2,500 year-old art form. New Shanghai Circus performers learn overall acrobatics but specialize in one particular skill. Together they are some of the best acrobats, contortionists, bicyclists and jugglers in the world. The New Shanghai Circus has been touring the world since 1991 and has received special mention in the Guinness Book of World Records for winning more national Gold, Silver and Bronze medals than any other acrobatic troupe.