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Walworth County Performing Arts Center, a 1928 Movie Theater, is home to the Lakeland Players Ltd. community theater troupe. The Lakeland Players have been active for over 40 years, and seasonally perform popular musicals and plays.
The Gardner Center For the Arts provides presentation of visual and performing arts and hosts a variety community events. It is operated by the Miller Beach Arts and Creative District, a non-profit community development organization.
Guests can enjoy a recreational facility with a mix of architectural styles at the Marquette Park Pavillion. The pavilion is available to host special events and offers access to the natural areas at Marquette Park.
Gary Aquatorium is also known as Chanute Aquatorium. It is a flight museum honoring octave chanute and tuskegee airmen. The view of Lake Michigan is stunning here. The private garden on two levels is ideal for organizing events.