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Sweet room...

Who knew that the "Listening Room" existed at the former Dole Mansion? Over the weekend we watched... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Traderjoey
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Chicago, Illinois
Cultural gem!

What a hidden treasure in Crystal Lake! The people the artisans the building - ALL wonderful! If... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
cfoleym
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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Feb 6, 2017
“Sweet room...”
Aug 23, 2016
“Cultural gem!”
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401 Country Club Rd, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-5605
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Who knew that the "Listening Room" existed at the former Dole Mansion? Over the weekend we watched a wonderful Micheal McDermott concert here. The room seats a little over 100. The sight lines are very good, and so are the acoustics. Cash bar, and on-site...More

Thank Traderjoey
Reviewed 23 August 2016

What a hidden treasure in Crystal Lake! The people the artisans the building - ALL wonderful! If you're looking for a quaint setting this is perfect. Check out the calendar for the Listening Room for some talented artists as well.

Thank cfoleym
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is the name for the historic Dole Mansion, a 19th century mansion turned school turned arts venue. I rate this for the park which is just a lovely grove of trees outside of the mansion and is home of the Crystal Lake Lakeside Festival....More

Thank OtherBeach
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is an amazing place! History, Art and Music all in one place and all for a great cause! Beautifully conserved building. Art shows are just great! The listening room has top entrainment from all around to meet anyone’s taste.

Thank Howard O
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I have been to the Listening Room on several occasions. The Christmas concert with Cassandra and John Hegner was to die for. Wine is available to purchase and drink during performance. A great venue, limited to 100 patrons!

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 10 May 2016

First Fridays at the Dole showcase different artists with different techniques all inside a gorgeous old mansion.

Thank Sheila O
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Loved viewing the artwork of some local talented artists. One of the best artwork was by Ted Siebert. The plein air artist were fun to watch. A must for anyone who loves art.

Thank laurals
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