Festivals and Events

The McHenry County region hosts many events and festivals each year. Use our advance search feature below and plan a visit to our area! If you are an event organizer, tell us about your event by submitting it through our event request form.

 

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Mother Daughter Tea
Apr. 30, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , 12:30-2 PM & 3-4:30 PM
This popular spring event for mothers,daughters, and ladies of all ages celebrates the generations. Girls are encouraged to bring their favorite doll. Reg. Deadline:April 21 Reg.Code:231909-01(12:30- 2pm) Reg.Code:231909-02(3-4:40pm) ...More Info
Cost: $18 Adult / $12 Child(4-12yrs) Event Type: Family
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5873
Run Thru the Hills
Apr. 30, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , 8:00am
Since 1999 participants have enjoyed this popular, challenging course in the rolling terrain and streets that surround Woods Creek Lake. Join us on Sunday, April 30 at 8am where the race kicks off from the AMC Theaters for this annual race event. 5k Ruck Run/Walk Rucking turns your race into a heart health boosting ...More Info
Event Type: Recreation
AMC Lake in the Hills 12 Theaters
311 Randall Road
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
LAB Series: Bomber's Moon
May. 1, 2017 - May. 1, 2017 , 7 PM - 9:30 PM
LAB Series: Bombers Moon By Deborah Yarchun May 1 | 2017 | @ 7 PM A poignant romantic drama. After a devastating discovery during the first week of the London Blitz, Katrin, an American socialite, is propelled onto the streets during the blackout. Caught in an air raid, she seeks shelter in the basement of an ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
"Let's Dance!"
May. 5, 2017 - May. 5, 2017 , 6-9 PM
Celebrating the Sounds & Songs of THE BIG BAND ERA "Let's Dance" $10 at Door/ Cash Bar Doors Open at 6 PM Performances 7 -9 PM...More Info
Cost: $10 At The Door-No Advance Ticket Sales Event Type: Live Music
Park Place
406 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5871
Christopher Titus
May. 5, 2017 - May. 5, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Christopher Titus takes the audience on a wild ride when the Born With a Defect Tour comes to Raue Center at 8 p.m. on May 5, 2017. The stand-up comedian will leave the audience clutching their sides with laughter as he tackles his toughest subject to date: kids. Born With a Defect takes the audiences on a wild ride...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $33* additional fees apply Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Senior De Mayo Dinner
May. 5, 2017 - May. 5, 2017 , 5:00pm to 7:00pm
It's a Fiesta! Seniors ages 62 and older are invited to come out for our first annual celebration of Cinco de Mayo. This free event includes dinner, dancing and fun activities to celebrate this festive holiday. Pre-registration is required and can be done in our office, by mail, or by phone. Event takes place at Vill...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Greater Chicago Junior Rowing Championships
May. 6, 2017 - May. 6, 2017 , 9:00am - 3:30pm
500-700 rowers from regional high schools compete in sweep style events in various rowing classes on beautiful Crystal Lake...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Recreation
Main Beach Crystal Lake, IL
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Keep Woodstock Beautiful
May. 6, 2017 - May. 6, 2017 , 8:00am - 12:00pm
Keep Woodstock Beautiful, Woodstock's 2nd annual Community Clean Up Day will be held on Saturday, May 6th from 8:00am until 12:00pm. The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, the City of Woodstock, Promote Woodstock, The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and the Woodstock Jaycees, along with community residents, w...More Info
Cost: 0 Event Type: Family
Matrix4
610 E. Judd Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-814-3264
McHenry County Made
May. 6, 2017 - May. 6, 2017 , 8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Extraordinary things are made in McHenry County  from the ground up, by hand and from the heart. Art, food, drink, music ... get to know McHenry County's makers, watch them work and shop their wares at this inagural event. Makers (more TBA): Blue Eagle Pottery Inked and Nailed Co. Julie Ann's Frozen Custard ...More Info
Event Type: Expo
Mixin Mingle
124 Cass St
Woodstock, IL 60098
MUD
May. 6, 2017 - May. 6, 2017 , 3 PM and 7 PM
MUD Written by Maria Irene Fornes(Directed by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons(Developed at The Actors Studio Mae and Lloyd live in bleak rural poverty. Hopeful and hard-working Mae is going to school and yearns for a better life. Lloyd spends his time scorning book learning and belittling Mae for her aspirat...More Info
Cost: Tickets are $20 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
NAMI McHenry County
May. 6, 2017 - May. 6, 2017 , 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
1st Annual "Friend-Raiser" AN EVENING OF THEATER, MUSIC, DELECTABLE FARE AND SILENT AUCTION FEATURING: Four riveting monologues portraying true stories of hope and healing by a renowned Chicago theater company. Saturday, May 6, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 pm Lakeside Arts Park 401 Country Club Road Crystal Lake, IL 60...More Info
Cost: 65.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
Lakeside Arts Park
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-308-0851
NAMI McHenry County Celebrates 30 years of providing Free Mental Health Services!
May. 6, 2017 - May. 6, 2017 , 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
NAMI McHenry County is celebrating its 30th Anniversary providing free mental health services to the residents of McHenry County and to kick off May is Mental Health Month, NAMI is having its 1st Annual Friend Raiser on May 6th AN EVENING OF THEATER, MUSIC, DELECTABLE FARE AND SILENT AUCTION FEATURING: ERASING THE DI...More Info
Cost: $65 pre-order $75 at the door Event Type: Educational
Lakeside Legacy Arts Park
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 455-8000
20th Annual Bob Blazier Run For The Arts
May. 7, 2017 - May. 7, 2017 , 8 AM - 12 PM
The 20th Annual Bob Blazier Run presented by Eisenmann May 7 @ 8:00 am Tickets start at $20* Click on the link below to register! http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1169464 Raue Center For The Arts is pleased to announce its Bob Blazier Run For The Arts 5K Run/Walk will introduce a Chicago s...More Info
Cost: $20 - 40 Event Type: Outdoors
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 356-9212
WPPC Native Plant Sale
May. 7, 2017 - May. 7, 2017 , 12PM to 3PM
Prairie Plants, Grasses, Woodland Plants & Ferns $3 to $7 (Most plants. Some large size plants may be higher.) Over 150 species available! Native plants for every environment: prairie, savanna, woodland and wetland. (Quantities may be limited.) Organic Heirloom Garden Vegetables and Herbs from W & M Landcorp O...More Info
Cost: None Event Type: Shopping
McHenry County College Cafeteria
8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
The Irish House Party
May. 11, 2017 - May. 12, 2017 , 5/11 & 5/12 @ 8 pm
Irish music and dance shows often conjure up images of flat caps, waist coats and comely maidens dancing at the cross-roads. The Irish House Party is a welcome antidote to these often cheesy portrayals of Irish music and culture. Don't miss the party you'll be talking about all year long! The show is hosted by All-I...More Info
Cost: $20 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Wild, Wild West Food and Wine Pairing
May. 12, 2017 - May. 12, 2017 , 6PM-9PM
Explore the west through the wines of Chehalem Winery, Willamette Valley, Oregon. Chehalem makes sustainability a priority in farming their vineyards and making of their wines. Wine reception with passed hors d oeuvres followed by a five course dinner paired with wines from this winery....More Info
Cost: $80 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat & Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock , IL 60098
815.338.1032
Richmond Spring Grove Chamber - Spring Wine Walk
May. 12, 2017 - May. 13, 2017 , May 12 - 5-9pm or May 13 1-4pm
Spring Wine Walk - NOW 2 Dates to Choose From! Explore the scenic historical charm of Richmond while stopping at 10 featured locations to indulge your palette among fabulous wines paired with light bites. Tickets include wine glass, swag bag filled with all that Richmond/Spring Grove has to offer and complimentary b...More Info
Cost: $35 per ticket Event Type: Culinary
Downtown Richmond
Main Street & Broadway
Richmond, IL 60071
3 Blonde Moms
May. 13, 2017 - May. 13, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Mother's Day Weekend! The nationally touring hit comedy show about what we all go through! A hysterical, national hit starring some really desperate housewives from television, stage and screen. Join the moms - three completely different moms from the cul de sac who present the pleasures and disasters of motherhood...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $31 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Knife Skills 101
May. 13, 2017 - May. 13, 2017 , 11AM-2PM
In this hands-on class, you'll hone basic knife skills and practice the fundamental cutsmince, dice, brunoise, bâtonnet and julienne. Plus, learn few advanced techniques and tips for keeping all your knives maintained and sharp. You'll use these knife skills every time you cook. Light lunch served with wine at conclus...More Info
Cost: $55 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat & Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock , IL 60098
815.338.1032
Mom & Son Dinosaur Adventure Night
May. 13, 2017 - May. 13, 2017 , 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us on Saturday, May 13 at 6:30pm for a dino-riffic night of fun! Activities include a fossil dig, T-Rex tattoo, special animal presentation by the Frog Lady and more. Bring your camera to capture all the special moments. Each child will receive a take home keepsake. Menu includes angus mini burger, chicken nugget...More Info
Cost: $35 residents / $42 non residents Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Mother's Day at Illinois Railway Museum
May. 14, 2017 - May. 14, 2017 , 10:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Celebrate Mother's Day at IRM - all moms admitted free when accompanied by at least one fare-paying child or adult....More Info
Event Type: Holiday
Illinois Railway Museum
7000 Olson Rd.
Union, IL 60180
815-923-4000
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
May. 19, 2017 - May. 19, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
The 1980's were all about glam, big hair, bright colors and totally rad pop music! Now, singer-songwriters Lisa Rock (lead singer of the nationally touring "Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters") and Sari Greenberg (lead singer of the nationally touring "Bad Romance") have compiled an homage to the unforgettable s...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $20 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Blackwater Magic
May. 20, 2017 - May. 20, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Blackwater Magic brings together six phenomenal musicians and two veteran tribute bands, performing a tribute to the music and live performances of Santana and the Doobie Brothers! Santana tribute band Supernatural has carved out an appreciative following and critical acclaim with their faithful renditions of radio...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $20 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Take Me Fishing
May. 20, 2017 - May. 20, 2017 , 8:00am to 11:00am
Grab your tackle box, and an adult, and meet us at Turtle Island on Saturday, May 20 for a fun morning of fishing starting at 8am! We will take pictures of all the days catches, and even award a prize for biggest catch! You need to bring your own fishing gear, snacks will be provided. Fish love to bite rain or shine...More Info
Cost: $5 residents/$6 non residents Event Type: Recreation
Turtle Island
290 1/2 Indian Trail
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Take Me Fishing
May. 20, 2017 - May. 20, 2017 , 8am
Grab your tackle box, and a parent, and meet us at a local park for a fun morning of fishing! We will take pictures of all the days catches, and even award a prize for biggest catch! You will need to bring your own fishing gear, snacks will be provided! Fish love to bite rain or shine, but if there is lightening, we...More Info
Cost: $5R / $6 NR Event Type: Family
Turtle Island
290 ½ Indian Trail
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Fair Diddley
May. 21, 2017 - May. 21, 2017 , 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
49th Year of Fair Diddley! This craft show offers a wide variety of crafters, foods, and arts! 350 crafters come to the Historic Woodstock Square from as far away as California to show their talented workmanship.Come early as parking is limited!...More Info
Cost: FREE! Event Type: Expo
Historic Woodstock Square
205 W. Todd Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098
Exploring the Midwest through Woodblock Printmaking
Now - May. 23, 2017 , Mar: 9am-4pm; Apr/May: 9am-5:30pm
**Artist reception** Sunday, April 2, 13 p.m. Growing up near a state park in northern Illinois fed Alfred Starks love of nature from a very early age. Then and now, his favorite way to spend the day is hiking in the woods, exploring the prairie, or paddling one of our many small lakes and riversthese are places...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Visual Arts
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
815.678.4532
Hiking McHenry County a selection of photographs by Frank Freimuth
Now - May. 28, 2017 , M-F: 9am-5pm; Sat: 12:30-4:30pm
Frank Freimuth's photographic journey has lasted for 45 years, from high school to the present and from Kodak film to the digital world. Nature is his favorite subject, whether it's landscapes, flowers, butterflies or bugs. Frank's camera is never far away from his reach. In this exhibit, Frank shares some of the image...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Visual Arts
Prairieview Education Center
2112 Behan Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815.479.5779
Take Me Fishing
Jun. 10, 2017 - Jun. 10, 2017 , 8am
Grab your tackle box, and a parent, and meet us at a local park for a fun morning of fishing! We will take pictures of all the days catches, and even award a prize for biggest catch! You will need to bring your own fishing gear, snacks will be provided! Fish love to bite rain or shine, but if there is lightening, we...More Info
Cost: $5R / $6 NR Event Type: Family
Larsen Park
1211 Pyott Rd.
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Artful Women presents Susanna Rich
Jun. 11, 2017 - Jun. 11, 2017 , 3 PM - 5 PM
"Shakespeares *itches: The Women Talk Back" A poetry musical from the points of view of Shakespeares female characters and our contemporary counterparts, including The Dark Lady of the Sonnets teasing Will; Desdemona in a duet with Nicole Brown Simpson; Kate, the shrew, as a contemporary bartender singing a drinki...More Info
Cost: Tickets are $15 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Fairfield Market
Jun. 11, 2017 - Jun. 11, 2017 , 10 am - 3 pm
If you LOVE vintage, antique, shabby chic, farmhouse, reclaimed, repurposed or handmade goods, then this event is for YOU! Join us for this year's one-day pop up event on Sunday, June 11th from 10 am to 3 pm at Auto Villa in McHenry, IL. We will feature some of the best vendors in the area, along with music, food a...More Info
Cost: General Admission: $5 | 12 & under: Free Event Type: Shopping
Auto Villa
3017 W State Route 120
McHenry, IL 60051
224.993.0525
LITH Rock: Battle of the Bands
Jun. 11, 2017 - Jun. 11, 2017 , 4:00pm
The Illinois Park & Recreation Association's Teen Committee offers an incredibly unique opportunity for teen bands throughout Illinois. This event features young musicians and gives them a chance to play in front of a new audience, meet other bands, and gain experience on stage. Judges give feedback at each level of ...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Live Music
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Algonquin Lunchapalooza - Mary Macaroni
Jun. 16, 2017 - Jun. 16, 2017 , 12:00pm-12:45pm
Join us again this summer for some lunchtime fun! Formally called Lunch Hour Entertainment Series, these FREE family events are a great way to spend some extra time with your family! Pack a lunch, bring a blanket, put on your sunglasses, and join in the fun from 12:00-12:45p. You will be treated to a variety of excitin...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Performing Arts
Algonquin Area Public Library
2200 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Lake in the Hills Triathlon
Jun. 18, 2017 - Jun. 18, 2017 , 06:30am
Can you do 20.0 on 6.18.17? This local event is great for beginners and elite athletes. The course consists of a .5 mile swim, 15.5 mile bike and a 4 mile run. Registration is taken online at https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/lake-in-the-hills-triathlon and is limited to the first 400 registrants. Questions?...More Info
Cost: 70.00 Event Type: Recreation
Ken Carpenter Park
corner of Randall & Miller
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Tony Ocean
Jun. 22, 2017 - Jun. 22, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Drive-In Movie
Jun. 24, 2017 - Jun. 24, 2017 , 07:30am
Experience the nostalgic drive-in movie event at Sunset Park. Join us at dusk on Saturday, June 24 at Sunset Park for a showing of the animated hit, "Sing". Parking opens at 7:30pm, movie starts at dusk. If you live nearby and walk or bike, it is $2 per family for lawn seating. If you drive, $5 per car (first-come, ...More Info
Cost: $2 - $5 Event Type: Recreation
Sunset Park
5200 Miller Rd
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Kids Obstacle Challenge
Jun. 24, 2017 - Jun. 24, 2017 , 08:30am
Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course event series for kids ages 5-16, with 10-15 fun and challenging obstacles and lots of mud! As the largest touring adventure and obstacle course event series for kids in the nation, Kids Obstacle Challenge is designed for kids to push their limits and reach new...More Info
Cost: * Early Bird Price: $36 per Child - Ends April 30, 2017 * Regular Price: $46 per Child - Ends June 2 Event Type: Family
02:00pm
851 IL-176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(888) 655-1127
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Ear Candy
Jun. 29, 2017 - Jun. 29, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Salute to the Troops Picnic & Concert
Jun. 30, 2017 - Jun. 30, 2017 , 05:30pm
We've teamed up with the Veterans Memorial Committee to bring you this FREE concert. Join us on Friday, June 30 at Village Hall. Starting at 5:30pm we will have a petting zoo, oversized lawn game competitions, and a cash concessions stand. The Banjo Buddies Dixieland Quartet will begin at 6:30pm....More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Live Music
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Lakeside Festival
Jun. 29, 2017 - Jul. 2, 2017
Voted Best Festival in McHenry County for 2011  2014 and 2016 by the Northwest Herald Readers Choice Awards! Its The Granddaddy of All Festivals in McHenry County and proud to be celebrating 38 great years of Lakeside Festival! Attracting over 50,000 people to this annual favorite, come experience live music, ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Lakeside Arts Park
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-455-8000
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Dr. Feelgood & the 80's Babies
Jul. 6, 2017 - Jul. 6, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
McHenry County IL Genealogical Society - 2017 Summer Conference
Jul. 8, 2017 - Jul. 8, 2017 , 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society (MCIGS) is sponsoring an all-day conference for genealogists and family historians on Saturday, July 8, 2017. The event will take place at McHenry County College Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference is ideal ...More Info
Cost: $70 (after 6/16/17 - $80) Event Type: Educational
McHenry County College
8900 Route 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
815-687-0436
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Dixie Crush
Jul. 13, 2017 - Jul. 13, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Garden Party
Jul. 14, 2017 - Jul. 14, 2017 , 06:00pm
Come grow with us this summer! Enjoy a FREE garden party with us on Friday, July 14 at 6pm at Ken Carpenter Park. We will provide family and child friendly activities, snacks and games. The first 50 participants create a take-home potted plant....More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Recreation
Ken Carpenter Park
corner of Randall & Miller
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Summer in the Park
Jul. 12, 2017 - Jul. 16, 2017
Woodstock's signature event, Summer in the Park, will be held July 12 - 16, 2017 in beautiful Emricson Park. Sponsored by the City of Woodstock, this five-day festival has something for everyone...music and concerts, children's entertainment, food court and beer garden, bouncies and other children's activities, pool p...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Emrickson Park
1313 Kishwaukee Valley Rd
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-4301
Macstock 2017
Jul. 15, 2017 - Jul. 16, 2017 , 8:00a - 5:00p
Macstock is an independent 2-day conference for Apple enthusiasts of all experience levels. When you attend Macstock, you'll hear techniques from community-leading experts for getting the most from your Apple devices and apps and you'll be given a unique opportunity to engage other members of the Apple community fro...More Info
Cost: $89 - $199 Event Type: Educational
Luecht Conference Center at MCC
8900 U.S. Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2761
847-802-9372
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Soul 2 The Bone
Jul. 20, 2017 - Jul. 20, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
WSR presents Guys and Dolls
Jun. 30, 2017 - Jul. 23, 2017 , June 30 | July 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 @ 8pm July 2, 9, 16, 19, 23 @ 3pm
An oddball romantic comedy that follows gambler Nathan Detroit as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend, nightclub performer Adelaide, laments that theyve been engaged for 14 years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler Sky Ma...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $32.50* Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Fiesta Days
Jul. 13, 2017 - Jul. 23, 2017
-Thursday, July 13th - Music Fest Thursday - Friday, July 14th - Music Fest Friday - Saturday July 15th - Music Fest Saturday, Modern Day Romeos - Sunday, July 16th - Music Fest & Family Fun Day - Monday, July 17th - Big Wheel Race, Teen Night - Thursday, July 20th - Parade Marshal Concert in the Park - Friday, J...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Rd
McHenry, IL 60050
815-382-4300
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Pirates Over 40
Jul. 27, 2017 - Jul. 27, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Founders' Days Admission Event Type: Live Music
Towne Park
100 Jefferson St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Algonquin Lunchapalooza - Jiggle Jam
Jul. 28, 2017 - Jul. 28, 2017 , 12:00pm-12:45pm
Join us again this summer for some lunchtime fun! Formally called Lunch Hour Entertainment Series, these FREE family events are a great way to spend some extra time with your family! Pack a lunch, bring a blanket, put on your sunglasses, and join in the fun from 12:00-12:45p. You will be treated to a variety of excitin...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Performing Arts
Algonquin Area Public Library
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Splash Dance Party
Jul. 28, 2017 - Jul. 28, 2017 , 6:30pm
On Friday, July 28 meet us at the Sunset Park Splash Pad for some games and dancing. Enjoy our spray features, tasty treats, and starting at 6:30pm, interactive music from Leonardo, a Parents' Choice Award winning family musician. Kids ages 0-12 and their families are invited to attend this FREE event!...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Recreation
Sunset Park
5200 Miller Rd
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Fool House
Aug. 3, 2017 - Aug. 3, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Voyage
Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 10, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Libido Funk Circus
Aug. 17, 2017 - Aug. 17, 2017 , 7:30pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks have ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Blues, Brews & BBQ's
Aug. 18, 2017 - Aug. 20, 2017 , Fri 5:45-11 p.m. Sat 3:30-11 p.m. Sun 11:30 a.m.a-7 p.m.
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. ...More Info
Cost: $10 at the gate Event Type: Live Music
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-388-5793
Sunset Doxie Derby
Aug. 26, 2017 - Aug. 26, 2017 , 3:00pm
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 donations of food and care products will be accepted for local pet shelters and rescues. Please pre-register at www.race...More Info
Cost: 25.00 Event Type: Recreation
Bark Park
9027 Haligus Rd.
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Preschool Academy Registration
Now - Aug. 31, 2017
Our philosophy is to promote the social, physical, and cognitive growth of the child through a variety of individual and group activities that are developmentally age appropriate and will help them to be successful in school. We encourage and help guide the child in developing independence, responsibility, and problem ...More Info
Cost: fees based on resident/non resident status Event Type: Educational
Village of Lake in the Hills Parks & Recreation Department
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60073
8479607460
Sunset 5K
Sep. 1, 2017 - Sep. 1, 2017 , 7pm
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 REGISTRATION: taken online only at www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/sunset-5k-fun-run-2-mile-walk RACE DAY REGISTRATION: 5:30-6:4...More Info
Cost: $35 timed race / $25 fun run Event Type: Sporting Event
Sunset Park
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Summer Sunset Fest
Sep. 1, 2017 - Sep. 3, 2017
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, carnival rides on the midway, melon propelling contest and a super fireworks show on Sunday evening....More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Summer Sunset Fest
5200 Miller Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Garrison Keillor
Sep. 24, 2017 - Sep. 24, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
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, attracting more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 radio stations each week. Keillor is also the host of the d...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $63 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Geocache Across McHenry County GeoSeries
Now - Jan. 1, 2018 , Ongoing
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 best District spots where gamers will be led along unique trails, under bridges, to historic sites, or in the middle of...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Outdoors
McHenry County Conservation District Sites
18410 US Highway 14
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-6223
World Tai Chi and QiGong Day
Now - Apr. 25, 2105 , 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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 proven to help& (source: www.worldtaichiday.org) World Tai Chi & QiGong Day began in Kansas City, Missouri in 1998 and ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Woodstock Square Mall
110 Johnson St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-458-0377
Lost Valley Nature Detectives - Self-Guided Explorations at Glacial Park
Now - Jan. 31, 2106
It's a beautiful day for hiking, bird watching, and wildlife tracking! Start your adventures at Lost Valley Visitor Center where each month a new topic is featured. Indoor displays and activities will get you ready for an outdoor exploration. Check out the free exploration backpack to borrow binoculars and field guides...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Outdoors
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
815.678.4532
Community Rummage Sale
Now - Sep. 25, 5015 , 9am - 2pm
Sale takes place on Friday, September 25 9am - 2pm and is open to the public. To be a seller: You can reserve an 8ft space to sell your treasures for the low fee of $15 R / $18 NR. (If you need electricity there is an additional $10 fee.) Registration is taken on a first come, first served basis, and there are no r...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Shopping
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460

 



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