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Once Upon a

Winter Gala

A Benefit for Oil Lamp Theater

About the Gala

Art meets elegance in a night filled with entertainment and celebration. Join us for an unforgettable evening, as we raise funds to support the arts in the North Shore and Glenview, ensuring the continued growth and impact of Oil Lamp Theater within our community. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a enchanted event that will leave you inspired and entertained.

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Plus 35+ items exclusively at the event!

Individual Tickets: $125
Group of 10: $1000

Formal Attire

General Information

Saturday, December 9th | 6:00 - 9:00pm


Renaissance Chicago Glenview Suites Hotel
1400 Milwaukee Ave, Glenview, IL 60025

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Open Bar


Heavy Hors D'oevres

The Venue

Escape the cold and step into the storybook 'Garden Atrium' surrounded by live trees and foliage wrapped in fairy lights and bathed in moonlight. The Renaissance Hotel's newly remodeled space will be fitted with cocktail tables, food stations, and tables for games & silent-auction items. 

Accessibility: Elevator access available. Seating available around the venue.

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Event Schedule

5:30pm  Check in begins

6:00pm  Event officially starts, bar opens

6:30pm  welcome speech, food served

7:30pm special performance

9:00pm Main event ends


After Party starts at Bourbon Kitchen & Tap (Lobby Bar)



Emcee: Jen Weigel
Jen is an award winning broadcast journalist and has won an Emmy for her on-camera reporting for CBS. Her work has covered all platforms, from print journalism where she worked as a columnist for both the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times, to radio and television. Her popular podcasts “I’m Spiritual, Dammit!” and “The Jen Weigel Show” have connected audiences around the world, and can be found here on her website.

Glenbrook South High School Chamber Singers
Musical Performances from Oil Lamp Theater performers



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