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Timber Lake Playhouse Arts & Music Festival

Posted on Aug 22, 11 in Featured News

Timber Lake Playhouse is pleased to announce the first annual Timber Lake Playhouse Arts & Music Festival. The day-long event, Saturday, September 10 from 11am to 10pm, will be an exciting culmination to TLP’s 50th anniversary season, celebrating local artists and musicians.

The event will highlight musical talent from around the area, with different performances every hour inside the air-conditioned theatre. The schedule of performers is as follows:

11am- Ryan Getz, Grandson of TLP founder Donald Mackay, of Mount Carroll

12pm- Bruce Kort of Mount Carroll

1pm- Joe Morrow of Mount Carroll

2pm- Susie Rogers of Mount Carroll

3pm- Andrew Remillard & Edgar Swarthout Piano Duet of Chicago

4pm- Dave Cuckler of Mount Carroll

5pm- Marques Morel of Mount Carroll

6pm- Dana French & Friends of The Blue Hearts Band, Chicago

7pm-Green County Harmony Chorus directed by TLP Music Director Cindy Blanc

8pm- Ray Rose and the End of the Road Band of Chadwick


An advance day pass for entertainment is only $5 and can be purchased online by clicking owl below:

When redirected, please make sure to click on the owl on the left hand side on the online store. If you purchase a pass online, you can pick up your pass that day at the box office window.

You can also by your pass early buy calling 815-244-2035.

Otherwise, passes can be purchased for $10 at the door the day of the event. Timber Lake Playhouse is located at 8215 Black Oak Road in Mount Carroll.

The Timber Lake Playhouse Arts & Music Festival will also showcase a variety of local visual and culinary artists, as well as hand-made crafts from around the region. Timber Lake Playhouse is still accepting art and food vendor applications. Booth space is $25 for an individual or organization for space in front of the theatre on the day of the event. For more details, please call the TLP Box Office or email the downloadable order form: TLP AMF 2011 Vendor Application and emailing to

The event is sponsored by John Briscoe of Stone House Fudge in Mount Carroll. Sponsorship donations are still being accepted for the event.