Can't Stop the Serenity

September 14, 2013
Genesee Theatre, 203 N Genesee St, Waukegan, IL
(847) 782-2366

Doors will open to the general public at 5pm.
Tickets on sale now (click here)!

 Ticket Info | Schedule | Auction Items | Location | Parking | Costume Contest | House of Good Shepherd Wishlist

Ticket Info

Tickets will be available this year via Brown Paper tickets.
$15 General Admission Ticket
$50 Heart of Gold VIP Package (more details here) only on sale until Monday, Sept 2nd!

Please buy your tickets online ahead of time to maximize your donation! Tickets will also be available at the door, the day of the event, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Chicagoland Browncoats.

Equality Now (http://www.equalitynow.org/english/index.html) is a global organization that works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world. 75% of the proceeds from this event will go to Equality Now.

House of the Good Shepherd (http://www.hgschicago.org/) is a Chicago-area residential domestic violence recovery program for women and their children that provides programs and support to end the cycle of domestic violence. 25% of the proceeds will go to House of the Good Shepherd. Much-needed basic supplies for the women and children will be collected at the screening.

Click here to purchase tickets

The Chicagoland Browncoats would like everyone to be able to attend this event. If you are under economic distress and you would still like to attend the event, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for options to attend at a discounted rate. Discounted rates will be given at the sole discretion of the Chicagoland Browncoats board. Please keep in mind this is a charity event and we are trying to raise money for a great cause!



All times except close of the silent auction are -ish
We are keeping the Metra train schedule in mind

5:00pm Doors open & silent auction starts
6:00pm Intro & Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
7:05pm Silent auction ends
7:05pm Costume Contest
7:30pm Live Auction
8:00pm Serenity (2 hours)

4:30pm VIP Early Entrance
5:00pm VIP Dinner

Auction Items

Donations from Dave Boyd

10th anniversary companion with Morena, Summer and Alan's signatures! Make sure you get your tickets so you can bid on this piece of shiny!!!



Genesee Theatre
203 N Genesee St
Waukegan, IL,
(847) 782-2366,

Click here to purchase tickets

Parking and Train Info

Parking meters are available in the immediate vicinity along Genesee St. and is complimentary after 5:00pm. (Before 5pm metered parking is $.50 per hour)

Parking structure: Ample parking available in the city’s Parking Structure located at 225 N County St. Please enter on County Street. A nominal fee will be will be charged.

Train: The Union Pacific/North Metra Rail is just a short walk to the Genesee Theatre. This train has many stops in Chicago/Evanston including Ogilvie, Clybourn, Ravenswood, Rogers Park and all 3 Evanston stops. Please visit metrarail.com for train schedules.


Costume Contest

Come dressed as any character from the Whedonverse and enter our contest to win a prize! 

  • Firefly
  • Buffy
  • Angel
  • Avengers
  • Cabin in the Woods
  • Dollhouse
  • Dr. Horrible
  • Toy Story

It doesn't matter if you are a cosplay pro or have never done it before, come dressed up and have fun! Register for the contest at the silent auction table before 6pm.

House of Good Shepherd Wish List

Bring along any of the following items below and you will get a limited edition CSTS button (while supplies last). All items will be donated to House of the Good Shepherd.

Baby Items:

  • Baby crib sheets
  • Crib mattress pads
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers size 5-6

Household Items:

  • Twin sheets
  • Small rugs
  • Pot holders and oven mitts
  • Kitchen towels
  • Bath and hand towels
  • Automatic can openers
  • CD players
  • Body lotion
  • Hair brushes and combs

Gift Cards:

  • CTA ($5, $10 or $20 cards rather than 7-day cards)
  • Jewel
  • Target
  • WalMart
  • Visa gift cards