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Saturday, September 16, 2023
5:30 PM - Doors Open
6:30 PM - Performers Begin
8:30 PM - Event Concludes
355 W Washington Ave, Lake Bluff
(under the tent next to golf club house)
MC - Rick Young
Laugh the night away with comedy from Soli Santos and Laura Huggs! 
Music Performed by the Lake County Symphony Orchestra Jazz Quartet
50/50 Raffle
Live Auction
Paddle Raise
$35 per ticket (includes one drink)
This fundraiser will benefit the Friends of the Lake Bluff Parks, an organization that funds various improvements throughout our parks!
Food and drinks will be available for purchase during the event.
Featuring Bratski's Brats & Kielbasa, Donati's Pizza, beer and LB Wine!
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Meet your MC for the Evening...Rick Young!

Rick Young is an accomplished actor/comedian/master of
ceremonies/auctioneer who has appeared all over the country
including Second City’s main stage, Kingston Mines, Chicago; Pasadena Playhouse, California; Dudley Riggs’ Brave New Workshop, Minneapolis, etc. Rick’s brand of humor deals with an interesting variety of dilemmas in everyday life.

Rick is the owner of the Chicago Comic Book which is a group of 27 stand-up comedians whose credits include appearances on the Tonight Show, Oprah, Late Night, Comedy Central, Showtime, HBO, Steven Colbert and many comedy clubs, theaters and colleges across the U.S.

Jazz performed by LCSO Jazz Quartet

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The Lake County Symphony Orchestra, led by Ron Arden - Executive and Artistic Director, is indeed one of the most invigorating musical ensembles on Chicago's north shore and presently the only professional orchestra in Lake County. In addition to its regular season, LCSO has served as accompaniment for headline artists at the Genesee Theater in Waukegan for such artists as Marie Osmond, The Temptations, Clay Aiken, Symphonic Led Zeppelin, and The Roy Orbison Virtual Tour - to name just a few. The orchestra in total and/or part is available for professional musical services. Members playing come from Milwaukee to Chicago and part of the LCSO mission is to include advanced students and community musicians on its' stage. You can see their regular series of concerts at
Comedy brought to you by...

Soli Santos

Soli Santos, a native Chicagoan, 

developed her skills in sarcasm and humor growing up in a Latino household dominated by males. She continued to hone her comedic skills as a student at The Second City and I.O. Theaters.  There, she developed as a writer, actor, and comedian and eventually began making appearances at various comedy clubs in the U.S. such as Flappers Comedy Club, Zanies, The Laugh Factory, and The LA Comedy Club.

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Laura Hugg

Laura Hugg is a stand-up, sketch & improv comic and  storyteller. She is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory & winner of the Mary Scruggs Award for Sketch Comedy Writing.  Currently she is a producer and host of a comedy variety show at the Lincoln Lodge called “Keep Coming Back”.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Orchestra Sponsor
Solo Sponsors
Ensemble Sponsors
Brian Woodruff
Kelly Clark
Ancel Glink
Murril Family
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