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Author Aaron Reynolds - Creepy Pair of Underwear!

Aug. 19, 2017 - Aug. 19, 2017 , 10:30am
Read Between the Lynes
111 E Van Buren St
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-206-5967
Aaron Reynolds returns to Read Between the Lynes with........ CREEPY PAIR OF UNDERWEAR! By Aaron Reynolds & Illustrated by Peter Brown From the celebrated team behind Creepy Carrots!, Aaron Reyno...

Ride4Vets

Aug. 19, 2017 - Aug. 19, 2017 , Registration begins at 9:00 am, kickstands up at 11:00 am
Halftime Bar & Grill
2405 Johnsburg Rd.
Johnsburg, IL 60051
815-679-6667
Ride4Vets to Benefit TLS Veterans Halftime Bar & Grill, Johnsburg. Registration begins at 9:00 am, kickstands up at 11:00 am. 40 miles to Whiskey Ranch in Janesville then back to Halftime for beefs ...

The Great Outdoors Beer Trail

Aug. 19, 2017 - Aug. 19, 2017 , 1-5 pm
Fel-Pro RRR Conservation Area
1520 Crystal Lake Rd.
Cary, IL 60013
815-479-5779
If you love sampling good craft beer and spending time outdoors, this event is for you! Walk the one mile partially wooded trail while visiting various regional brewers along the trail. Listen to live...

The Piano Man's Piano Man

Aug. 19, 2017 - Aug. 19, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Cabaret Series Featuring Jeff Jacobs Jeff Jacobs, "The Piano Man's Piano Man," brings his "one man, one piano" solo rock-n-roll piano show to Raue Center For The Arts at 8 p.m. on Saturday, August...

Blues, Brews & BBQ

Now - Aug. 20, 2017 , Fri 5 p.m. -11 p.m. Sat 3 p.m. - 11 p.m. Sun 11:30 a.m - 7 p.m.
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-388-5793
Family-friendly music fest featuring top locally, internationally renowned talent, great barbecue, craft beers, more. Barbecue contest on Sunday - must see! Benefits local, global humanitarian efforts...

Pringle School 150th Birthday Party

Aug. 20, 2017 - Aug. 20, 2017 , 1 to 4 p.m.
Pringle School
21596 River Road
Marengo, IL 60152
815-923-2267
Located west of Route 23 in Marengo, the one-room Pringle School was built in 1867 and operated until 1951.The free sesquicentennial celebration features displays, a box lunch auction, walnut sale, li...

WSRep LAB Series presents "Another Girl"

Aug. 21, 2017 - Aug. 21, 2017 , 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
"Another Girl" by John Yearley Aug 21, 2017 @ 7:30p Presented by WSRep's LAB Series: New Play Staged Reading Series Directed by Michele Vazquez Featuring: Tina Naponelli, Miriam Naponelli, Sa...

Concert at the Square - Bella Cain

Aug. 22, 2017 - Aug. 22, 2017 , 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Town Square
11704 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
8475155262
Bella Cain - The "hottest top 40 country group" in the area is performing at the Square on August 22nd and you're invited! Thank you Huntley Realty / Tom Hall Group and Parkside Pub for sponsoring...

Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company 4X Beer-iversary & Scotch Ale Review

Aug. 25, 2017 - Aug. 25, 2017 , 4-9pm
Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company
3425 Pearl St.
McHenry, IL 60050
815-331-8345
Join the Brew Crew and BEER Club from Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company as they celebrate their 4X Beer-iversary & Scotch Ale Review on Friday, 25 August. McHenry County's only Brewpub will be tappin four...

2nd Annual TLS Veterans Benefit Concert at the Raue Center

Aug. 26, 2017 - Aug. 26, 2017 , Doors open at 7:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The 2nd Annual TLS Veterans Benefit Concert at the Raue Center for the Arts in downtown Crystal Lake. Emceed by John Da Cosse of the "Steve Cochran Show" on WGN! Featuring Billboard Jazz Singer Robi...

Sunset Doxie Derby

Aug. 26, 2017 - Aug. 26, 2017 , 3:00pm
Bark Park
9027 Haligus Rd.
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
On Saturday, August 26 Wiener takes all! Whether your tiny racer or a sure-bet hot dog, a real long shot or a weenie wannabee register for the Sunset Doxie Derby, held at the Bark Park at 3pm. Pet d...

Concert at the Square - The Four C Notes

Aug. 29, 2017 - Aug. 29, 2017 , 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Town Square
11704 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
8475155262
All are invited to join us as we close out the 2017 Summer Concert Series with THE FOUR C NOTES! The Four C Notes are the Midwest's ONLY tribute dedicated to recreating the music of Frankie Valli and ...

Cary Cruise Nights

Now - Aug. 30, 2017 , 6:00-8:30P
Downtown Cary
Main Street
Cary, IL 60013
8476392800
Weekly Wednesday Cruise Nights in downtown Cary. Car, Music, Food and Fun!...

Evening Paddleboarding

Now - Aug. 31, 2017 , 6pm to 30 minutes before sunset - weather permintting
The Board House at Three Oaks Recreation Area
5517 Northwest Hwy,
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
847-943-7043
Cool off by paddleboarding at The Board House at Three Oaks Recreation Area, every evening after 6pm for only $10.00 per hour. ...

First Friday Concerts: Charlie Parr

Sep. 1, 2017 - Sep. 1, 2017 , 7-8:30pm
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532
Charlie Parr has been traveling and singing resonator-fueled folk songs since leaving Austin, Minnesota in the 1980's in search of Spider John Koerner, whom he found 100 miles north at the Viking Bar ...

Sunset 5K

Sep. 1, 2017 - Sep. 1, 2017 , 7pm
Sunset Park
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
The evening Run/Walk allows for you to start the weekend off right! Come for the Run/Walk and stay for the entertainment at the Sunset Festival. RACE DATE: Friday, September 1, 2017 PRE REGISTRATIO...

2nd Annual Harvard Balloon Fest

Sep. 1, 2017 - Sep. 3, 2017
Milkyway Park
300 Lawrence Rd
Harvard, IL 60033
2nd Annual Harvard Balloon Fest will host over 20 hot air balloons over Labor Day Weekend. More activities are scheduled this year including More seats to purchase Hot Air Balloon Rides, additional te...

Summer Sunset Fest

Sep. 1, 2017 - Sep. 3, 2017
Summer Sunset Fest
5200 Miller Rd.
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Wrap up summer at this old-fashioned Labor Day weekend party, featuring lots of food, arts & craft show, battle of the bands, horseshoe tournament, 5K run, parade, classic and custom car show, carniva...

Perfect Seafood Cookery (Hands-on Class)

Sep. 9, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
In this busy hands-on class, we will focus on the purchase, storage and preparation of a variety of seafood - ocean fish, fresh water fish, and shellfish. We will demonstrate the versatility of fish ...

Perfect Seafood Cookery (Hands-on Class)

Sep. 9, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
In this busy hands-on class, we will focus on the purchase, storage and preparation of a variety of seafood - ocean fish, fresh water fish, and shellfish. We will demonstrate the versatility of fish ...

Rauetoberfest

Sep. 9, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017 , 2 PM - 10 PM
Beyond Stable Farm
11129 Illinois Rt. 176
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-356-9212
HOLD ONTO YOUR LEDERHOSEN! Raue Center For The Arts' 4th Annual Rauetoberfest is September 9th from 2 - 10 pm at Beyond Stable Farm in Woodstock, IL! Admission is $5 at the gate. Children 8 years ...

Social Hour (Hands-on Class)

Sep. 9, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....

Vintage Finds Off Route 14

Sep. 8, 2017 - Sep. 10, 2017
Various Antique and Vintage Shops on (and just off) Route 14 in Chicago's NW Burbs
175 S. Northwest Highway Suite #6
Cary, IL 60013
847-639-5676
An Antique and Vintage Shop Crawl showcasing the many and varied Antique and Vintage Shops on (and just off) US Route 14 in Chicago's Northwest Suburbs. September 8, 9 & 10, 2017. During the event,...

Crystal Lake Park District Half Marathon

Sep. 10, 2017 - Sep. 10, 2017 , 6AM-Noon
Lippold Park
851 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Our competitive race, on a USATF certified course, runs through Lippold Park, Crystal Lake and Lakewood. Awards are given to top finishers for males and females in each age division, as well as the o...

Home of the Sparrow’s “Birdies, Brats and Beer” Charity Golf Outing

Sep. 11, 2017 - Sep. 11, 2017 , 10:30am-7:00pm
Bull Valley Golf Club
1311 Club Rd
Woodstock, IL 60098
8152715444
Please join Home of the Sparrow for our "Birdies, Brats and Beer" 12th Annual Golf Outing. The popular Oktoberfest themed golf outing, taking place at Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock on Monday, Sep...

End of Summer Vendor Show

Sep. 12, 2017 - Sep. 12, 2017 , 5 pm to 10 pm
Mixin Mingle
124 Cass St
Woodstock, IL 60098
262-344-2061
This is a End of Summer Vendor Show for local vendors to offer the public what they do for a living. We are trying to get some local vendors who love what they do. Clothing, vendors, direct sales, cra...

Dueling Pianos

Sep. 14, 2017 - Sep. 14, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling pianos show to Raue Center's stage! Brought to you by the National Piano Conference. Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos is a high energy, all reque...

Chocolate & Whiskey Pairing

Sep. 15, 2017 - Sep. 15, 2017 , 7:00pm-8:00pm
Ethereal Confections
113 South Benton Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
8156870320
Whiskey. Chocolate. Delicious. ...

Service League of Crystal Lake Housewalk 2017- Building Dreams

Sep. 15, 2017 - Sep. 15, 2017 , 9am to 2pm and 5pm to 9pm
Four homes in the Crystal Lake Community
Four homes in the Crystal Lake Community
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
The 2017 Service League of Crystal Lake House Walk, BUILDING DREAMS- Presenting four extraordinary homes showcasing the individual design visions and dreams of each family. The Service League's 43r...

Children's Bread Baking 101 (Hands-on Class)

Sep. 16, 2017 - Sep. 16, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Kids will learn new skills on bread baking and practice them by using ingredients we provide to bake bread and rolls....

It's Our River Day: 10th Anniversary Celebration

Sep. 16, 2017 - Sep. 16, 2017 , 1:00PM-4:00PM
Cornish Park
101 S Harrison Street, Algonquin, IL 60102
Algonquin, IL 60102
Bring your family, friends and co-workers for a wonderful afternoon celebrating the Fox River. The event will include a keynote speaker (former Governor Pat Quinn has been invited), a river clean-up,...

McHenry Downtown Uncorcked 2017 Wine Walk

Sep. 16, 2017 - Sep. 16, 2017 , 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Downtown McHenry, IL
3516 W. Waukegan Rd.
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-4300
McHenry Downtown Uncorked is a walk through the downtown business district. As you stroll through the shops and bussinesses of our downtown, you will sample tastes of wine at each location along with ...

Cary Main Street Fest

Sep. 16, 2017 - Sep. 17, 2017 , Sat 12:00-9:00P. Sun 11:00A-8P
Downtown Cary
445 Park Ave.
Cary, IL 60013
8476392800
Two Day Outdoor Festival with live music, family fun, food, vendors and more!!...

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

Sep. 20, 2017 - Sep. 20, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month come sample a lineup of fantastic wines paired with Loyola's culinary staff's appetizer creations. Build your wine cellar and explore new wines. This month - Jax Viney...

Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy

Sep. 22, 2017 - Sep. 22, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Jim Belushi brings an improvised comedy sketch show to the stage featuring members of the Board of Comedy! A favorite of film, television and stage audiences! With more than thirty years of experie...

Richmond Fall Wine Walk

Sep. 23, 2017 - Sep. 23, 2017 , 1:00pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond - Main Street
Richmond, IL 60071
8156787742
Sip n Shop in downtown Richmond - Indulge your palette tasting several wines while you stroll through scenic downtown Richmond and see all that Richmond has to offer. More details to follow soon - Lik...

Garrison Keillor

Sep. 24, 2017 - Sep. 24, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a writer and humorist best known as the former host of the popular live radio variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, at...

McHenry County Farm Stroll

Sep. 24, 2017 - Sep. 24, 2017 , 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
McHenry County
various sites in McHenry County
Algonquin, IL 60014
815-338-3737
Come out for a day in the country! On Sept. 24, McHenry County will host its third annual Farm Stroll, a self-guided tour of the county's diversified family farms. A total of 12 farms will be part of ...

Farm-to-Table Dinner, September Harvest- Vegetarian (Chef Demonstrated Class)

Sep. 29, 2017 - Sep. 29, 2017 , 5:30-9:30PM (farm tour at 5:30, dinner starts at 6:30)
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
A marvelous dinner showcasing Loyola University's Retreat and Ecology Campus farm fresh produce and locally sourced products. Farm Manager, Emily Zack, will talk about the farm and discuss "growing" t...

19th Annual Plow Day and Customer Appreciation Day

Sep. 30, 2017 - Sep. 30, 2017 , 9AM to 3PM
Von Bergen's Country Market 9805 Rt 173 Hebron, IL 60034
9805 Rt 173 Hebron IL
Hebron, IL 60034
815-648-2332
Tractor Show 9 AM to 3 PM Plowing/Harvesting 9 AM - 11:30 AM Tractor Trek (Ride) 1 PM Children's Pedal Pull2:30 PM Georgia Rae Family Band 10:30 AM to 1 PM Pony Rides Farm Animals Pumpkin ...

Run Wild - Race for Open Space 5k

Sep. 30, 2017 - Sep. 30, 2017 , 8-10 a.m.
Hickory Grove Highlands
500 Hickory Nut Grove Lane
Cary, IL 60013
(815) 479-5779
Connect with your wild self on a run through the wide-open spaces! This 5k trail race, which coincides with National Public Lands Day, journeys through woodland, prairie and riverfront habitats. Enjoy...

Black Diamond Kite Fest

Oct. 1, 2017 - Oct. 1, 2017 , 10AM-2PM
Lippold Park Lacrosse Fields
851 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Build a kite or bring your own! First 250 kids receive free kites. Watch professional kite flyers fill the sky with enormous kites. Pack a blanket and picnic lunch for your family to enjoy while fl...

Fall Vendor & Craft Fair

Oct. 6, 2017 - Oct. 6, 2017 , 5 pm to 10 pm
Countryside Banquets
28874 Route 120
Lakemoor, IL 60051
262-344-2061
This is a Fall Vendor & Craft Fair for local vendors to offer the public what they do for a living. We are trying to get some local vendors who love what they do. Face painters, activities, games, clo...

Artisan Bread Baking (Hands-on Class)

Oct. 7, 2017 - Oct. 7, 2017 , 11:00am - 2:00pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Making bread is an ancient craft that relies on the hands of the baker. In this class, participants will hand-mix, hand-shape naturally fermented dough without commercial yeast. In addition, participa...

Tap Into Your Wild Side

Oct. 7, 2017 - Oct. 7, 2017 , 6 - 9:30 p.m.
Glacial Park, Lost Valley Visitor Center
Route 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 759-9390
Join in an evening of cocktails and camaraderie filled with opportunities to win a variety of prizes, themed community-baskets, raffles, and auction items. Proceeds from the benefit support McHenry Co...

Wilmot Mountain Epic Fall Fest & 5K

Oct. 8, 2017 - Oct. 8, 2017 , 10am-5pm
Wilmot Mountain
11931 Fox River Road
Wilmot, WI 53192
262-862-2301
Join us for a fun day of family activities at Wilmot Mountain which include: - Wilmot Mountain Fall 5K - Games - Face Painting - Hayrides - Bounce Houses - Pumpkin Painting - Firepit with S'...

Social Hour (Hands-on Class)

Oct. 12, 2017 - Oct. 12, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....

Mommy & Me Healthy Cooking (Hands-on class)

Oct. 14, 2017 - Oct. 17, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Cooking is a wonderful way to introduce healthy foods to children. Our Mommy and me cooking activity is designed to help bring kids into the kitchen for a fun and healthy experience. This class will f...

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

Oct. 18, 2017 - Oct. 18, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month come sample a lineup of fantastic wines paired with Loyola's culinary staff's appetizer creations. Build your wine cellar and explore new wines. This month - Stolpman ...

Creative Living Series: Judy Collins - A Modern Day Renaissance Woman

Oct. 19, 2017 - Oct. 19, 2017 , 10 a.m.
Woodstock Opera House
121 East Van Buren
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-5300 box offic
Judy Collins, legendary singer-songwriter-author, opens the 54th annual Creative Living Series, sponsored by the Woodstock Fine Arts Association. Famous worldwide for her sublime vocals and boldly vul...

German Beer & Wine Fest "Octoberfest" (Chef Demonstrated Class)

Oct. 21, 2017 - Oct. 21, 2017 , 6-9PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Celebrate the anniversary of King Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen at LUREC's Octoberfest. Traditionally a beer festival, this evening starts with a German beer reception with appe...

Autumn Drive

Oct. 20, 2017 - Oct. 22, 2017 , 9 am to 5 pm
Rural Woodstock / Marengo, IL.
16105 Garden Valley Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-923-2529
Fall festival featuring 27 neighbors opening up their studios or barns to show and sell Art, Crafts, Antiques, Garage sales, and Fall Produce such as pumpkins, apples, squash and more. Food and fun e...

Little Shop of Horrors produced by Williams Street Repertory

Oct. 6, 2017 - Oct. 29, 2017 , Oct 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 @ 8p Oct 8, 15, 21, 22, 29 @ 3p
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
"Little Shop of Horrors" Books and Lyrics by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken Based on the film by Roger Corman Directed by Joe Lehman Musical Direction by Mike Potts Oct 6 – Oct 29 ...

Kid's Cooking Class: Cupcake Creations (Hands-on Class)

Nov. 4, 2017 - Nov. 4, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Budding chefs 7 to 12 years old learn fundamental kitchen skills, focusing on measuring, mixing, working cleanly and safely in the kitchen, and exploring new foods, while following recipes geared for ...

Nothin' Up My Sleeve

Nov. 4, 2017 - Nov. 4, 2017 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Nothin' Up My Sleeve celebrates 15 years of family fun magic! This variety show features Midwest's finest magicians and?entertainers. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the evening will commence with close-u...

Social Hour

Nov. 9, 2017 - Nov. 9, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....

Holiday Pie Workshop (Hands-on Class)

Nov. 11, 2017 - Nov. 11, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
In this workshop, participants will prepare classic pie dough, streusel topping, and various fillings to construct four pies each to take home for holiday feasting....

Wagon Ride and Campfire

Sep. 25, 2017 - Nov. 12, 2017 , Rides Begin at 6PM during the week and 2PM on Saturday and Sunday
Sternes's Woods
Sterne's Woods
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Discover the beauty of Sterne's Woods located north of Veteran Acres! The wagon will fit up to 20 participants at a time. A warm campfire will be waiting upon your return. Participants are welcome ...

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

Nov. 15, 2017 - Nov. 15, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month come sample a lineup of fantastic wines paired with Loyola's culinary staff's appetizer creations. Build your wine cellar and explore new wines. This month - Lady Hill...

Creative Living Series: Annie Polland, Ph.D.

Nov. 16, 2017 - Nov. 16, 2017 , 10 a.m.
Woodstock Opera House
121 East Van Buren
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-5300 box office
Annie Polland, Ph.D., will bring Common Ground - Orchard & Delancy Streets in New York City, to life during this Creative Living Series event. Dr. Polland will share stories that form the museum exhib...

Food & Wine Pairing Dinner, Cult Wines of Napa Valley (Chef Demonstrated Class)

Nov. 17, 2017 - Nov. 17, 2017 , 6-9PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Partake in a journey through the most sought out and often times hard to obtain, the Cult Wines of Napa Valley. The evening starts with a wine reception and appetizers and proceeds to a five course wi...

Clay Jenkinson: Dueling Debater

Nov. 18, 2017 - Nov. 18, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Experience the great depth and talent of Clay Jenkinson as he reveals his many sides! He will appear in costume and character as he assumes both sides in a debate between two of the country's greatest...

Heartache Tonight: A Tribute to the Eagles

Nov. 25, 2017 - Nov. 25, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
From the powerful guitar duel in "Hotel California" to the shimmering harmonies of "Peaceful Easy Feeling," Heartache Tonight delivers a true Eagles concert experience! With meticulous attention t...

Perfect Holiday Appetizers (Hands-on Class)

Dec. 2, 2017 - Dec. 2, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Holiday Time! Hosting a holiday party? This class will offer tips, ideas, techniques, and recipes to help make perfect appetizers at home....

Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra

Dec. 8, 2017 - Dec. 8, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Northwest Symphony Orchestra returns to Raue Center For The Arts for a beloved holiday tradition. Their Holiday Pops Concert provides quality orchestral music through festive combinations of co...

Sing-Along Messiah with Voices in Harmony

Dec. 10, 2017 - Dec. 10, 2017 , 4 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Handel's "Messiah" performed by Voices in Harmony. Handel's great masterwork is presented with a 25-piece orchestra and beautiful calligraphy by Timothy Botts. Community and choir join their voices...

Holiday "Office Party"

Dec. 12, 2017 - Dec. 12, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Holiday time is hectic. Host your office/company or family/friends holiday party at Loyola in a festive atmosphere. A low stress way of saying "Cheers" and happy holidays to all. Cocktails, beer and w...

Social Hour (Hands-on Class)

Dec. 14, 2017 - Dec. 14, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....

Holiday Cookie Workshop (Hands-on Class)

Dec. 16, 2017 - Dec. 16, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Holiday Time! Time to prepare the holiday cookies for giving and enjoying throughout the season. In this class we will make an assortment of festive holiday cookies and finish class with an old fashio...

The Nutcracker presented by The Berkshire Ballet Theatre

Dec. 16, 2017 - Dec. 17, 2017 , 12/16 @ 1 PM & 5 PM, 12/17 @ 1 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
This incredible production is brought to you in conjunctions with The Berkshire Ballet Theatre and Raue Center For The Arts. Audience members will hear Tchaikovsky's unforgettable music, witness em...

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

Dec. 20, 2017 - Dec. 20, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month come sample a lineup of fantastic wines paired with Loyola's culinary staff's appetizer creations. Build your wine cellar and explore new wines. This month - Jacquart ...

Geocache Across McHenry County GeoSeries

Now - Jan. 1, 2018 , Ongoing
McHenry County Conservation District Sites
18410 US Highway 14
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-6223
GeoSeries are specifically designed to turn your next staycation, day trip or geocaching expedition into an extraordinary adventure. Cache Your Way Across McHenry County GeoSeries highlights 15 of the...

American English

Jan. 6, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2018 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Raue Center For The Arts is proud to have American English Beatles Tribute back for yet another very close glimpse into the Beatles' vast history book! With precise attention to every musical deta...

Creative Living Series: Richard Cahan & Michael Williams - Richard Nickel Dangerous Years

Jan. 18, 2018 - Jan. 18, 2018 , 10 a.m.
Woodstock Opera House
121 East Van Buren
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-5300 box office
Richard Cahan and Michael Williams will recount the private journey of photographer and preservationist Richard Nickel. Nickel's crusade to protect the Chicago architectural heritage was his life, all...

Louie Anderson

Jan. 27, 2018 - Jan. 27, 2018 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Three-time Emmy Award-winner Louie Anderson is returning to Raue Center's Stage in 2018! Anderson, who was named one of the "100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time" by Comedy Central, is one o...

Woodstock Groundhog Days

Feb. 1, 2018 - Feb. 4, 2018
Historic Woodstock Square
121 E Van Buren St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-334-2620
In 1993, the Harold Ramis movie "Groundhog Day" was filmed in and around Woodstock. Every Year since, on February 2 at 7:07 a.m., Woodstock Willie emerges from his tree stump in the center of the squ...

Creative Living Series: Lindsay Mican Morgan presents the Art Institute of Chicago's Thorne Rooms -Tiny Grandeur

Feb. 15, 2018 - Feb. 15, 2018 , 10 a.m.
Woodstock Opera House
121 East Van Buren
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-5300 box office
Art Institute of Chicago's caretaker, Lindsay Mican Morgan, will take the audience on a "tour" to see 68 houses, none bigger than a shoebox. Scaled replicas of historic, grand homes from the Middle Ag...

Creative Living Series: Mary Skinner talks Mary Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers

Mar. 15, 2018 - Mar. 15, 2018 , 10 a.m.
Woodstock Opera House
121 East Van Buren
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-5300 box office
Filmmaker Mary Skinner, the daughter of a Polish World War II orphan, spent 7 years making Irene Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers. The award-winning documentary had its National PBS premiere in 2...

Creative Living Series: Melisaa Hannon's Peace and Paws Dog Rescue - Accent on the Smiles

Apr. 19, 2018 - Apr. 19, 2018 , 10 a.m.
Woodstock Opera House
121 East Van Buren
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-5300 box office
Peace and Paws co-founder Melissa Hannon will reveal how a nonprofit run by a skeleton crew grew as an organization which resulted in adoptions of over 3,000 shelter dogs. By using the power of social...

World Tai Chi and QiGong Day

Now - Apr. 25, 2105 , 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Woodstock Square Mall
110 Johnson St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-458-0377
Global Event April 25th in the Historic Woodstock Square will offer FREE Tai Chi Harvard Health Publications has called Tai Chi Medication in Motion for all the myriad health issues it has been prove...
 





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