North Shore


Greenery galore at this Northern Illinois hideaway.

North Shore by Wedgewood Weddings is now known as ’Encore’ operated by Enrichment Enterprises – a revered organization dedicated to exceptional hospitality and events in Illinois. All events will be honored, and this beautiful venue will continue to be open for every type of event. Here at Wedgewood Weddings, we’re delighted to work with Enrichment Enterprises as they’re known for customer excellence and delivering unparalleled events. For more information or to book a venue tour, please visit PartyAtEncore.com.

A natural Illinois beauty, this versatile venue sets a rustically charming foundation for your best day ever! Enjoy your choice of multiple ceremony sites and ballrooms at this garden sanctuary surrounded by majestic pines, sun kissed water, and a babbling waterfall. Experience ultimate flexibility, romantic seclusion, and natural beauty at this marvelous hideaway.

Venue Details


Capacity

Capacity

From 2 - 400

Event type

Venue Type

Golf Club

Ceremony

Ceremony

Outdoor & Indoor Options

Reception

Reception

Choice of Banquet Rooms

Features

Features

Multiple Ceremony Sites and Reception Rooms to Choose From, Indoor fireplaces, Newly-Renovated Get-Ready Rooms

Style

Style

Elegant, Romantic, Classic

Dressing suite

Dressing Suite

Available for both wedding parties

Capacity

Investment

Easy planning with experts who always have your back & affordable pricing that includes all the ‘Essentials’.

What Real Couples Say


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Wedgewood Weddings North Shore

Sitting on 66,000 beautiful square feet, ’Encore’ is a classic venue with unique nature enhancements. Whether couples hold their event indoors or out, the floor-to-ceiling windows allow guests to enjoy the mature landscaping and the expansive terrace. For couples looking for a cozy, intimate affair, you'll find inviting fireplaces, tranquil polished mirrors, or eye-catching stonework backdrops in the spacious indoor reception rooms.

  • Extensive Recent Renovations
  • Creek, Lake, & Fountain Features
  • Classic Gazebo or Modern Stonework Outside Ceremony Site Options
  • Exception Views of Manicured Greens & Mature Trees
  • Spacious & Well-Lit Dressing Suite
  • ’Encore’ attracts couples from all over Illinois, such as Waukegan, McHenry, Rockford, Elgin, and Arlington Heights. This excellent event space location is also near the Wisconsin state line and is an easy drive from Kenosha, Milwaukee, Janesville, and Madison.

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    MARCH 2020: North Shore by Wedgewood Weddings is now known as ’Encore’ operated by Enrichment Enterprises – a revered organization dedicated to exceptional hospitality and events in Illinois. All events will be honored, and this beautiful venue will continue to be open for every type of event. Here at Wedgewood Weddings, we’re delighted to work with Enrichment Enterprises as they’re known for customer excellence and delivering unparalleled events. For more information or to book a venue tour, please visit PartyAtEncore.com.

    Experience Stress-Free Planning with All-Inclusive Wedding Packages


    Our couples rave about how easy and stress-free it is to plan with Wedgewood Weddings. The all-inclusive packages at our venues give you peace of mind knowing that you're saving money and have WAY less work to do. Plus, your wedding vendors are trusted and familiar with your venue. Your guests will be amazed with how you pulled it off... but you'll know how easy it really was. 

     

    Here's what makes our packages so special!

    Planning

    Planning & Coordination

    Planning assistance available every day. Plus, rehearsal and ceremony coordination so things run smoothly.

    Bliss Benefits

    Bliss Benefits™

    Get vendor discounts on attire, transportation, hotels, and more - exclusive to Wedgewood Weddings couples!

    DJ

    DJ & MC Services

    Experienced DJs to set the mood for your ceremony and keep the party going into the night.

    Centerpiece

    Centerpieces

    Work with our trusted artisans to create something styled specifically to your color palette and wedding décor.

    Invitation

    Invitations & Accessories

    Invitations in all sizes and styles, cocktail napkins, guest books, and more… all customizable.

    Food and beverage

    Food & Beverage

    A variety of food and beverage options from brunch to dinner or champagne toast hosted bar.

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