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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Ivy Ford Band
Feb. 24, 2017 - Feb. 24, 2017 , 7 - 11 PM
Park Place Presents... Ivy Ford Band $10 At The Door/ Cash Bar Doors Open At 7 PM Performance 8 -11 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
The Irish House Party
Feb. 24, 2017 - Feb. 24, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
A spirited celebration of Irish music and dance that's fun for the whole family! 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. Dont...More Info
Cost: Tickets are $20 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
An Evening of Percussion
Feb. 25, 2017 - Feb. 25, 2017 , 7 PM - 9 PM
Returning for an amazing sixth straight year, this community fundraiser is always a sellout! The Crystal Lake Strikers All-Star Drumline leads multiple groups of outstanding musicians from all over the region to present a high-energy night of percussion. The Crystal Lake Strikers also award a local high school ...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $15 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Beer, Bacon & Bikes
Feb. 25, 2017 - Feb. 25, 2017 , 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Check out our 1st Beer, Bacon & Bikes event! Bring your friends on a tour through many of Downtown McHenrys shops and restaurants for craft beer sampling from your favorite local breweries, appetizers and treats, bike demos from The Bike Haven, and shopping. If you are a designated driver or are not a beer fan, you ca...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Festivals
Downtown McHenry
North Green Street 1118
McHenry, IL 60050
Daddy Daughter Enchanted Forest Ball
Feb. 25, 2017 - Feb. 25, 2017 , 06:30pm
The Village of Lake in the Hills cordially invites daddy's and daughters, ages 3-11, to enjoy an enchanting evening of entertainment, food, and fun. This formal affair takes place at Village Hall on Saturday, February 25 at 6:30pm and will be a stylish night of dreams and sophistication to help you create memories you...More Info
Cost: $35 residents (additional child $15) / $42 non residents (additional child $17) Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60073
(847) 960-7460
Live Pro Wrestling
Feb. 25, 2017 - Feb. 25, 2017 , 7:30-10:00pm
Live PRO WRESTLING returns to McHenry county this and every Saturday! 1230 Davis Road. Woodstock, IL 7:30 belltime. Tickets at the door or at the link below! http://www.PremierProWrestling.com Also: See the products of our training school! If you've ever dreamed of being a wrestler, the only wrestling school wit...More Info
Cost: $12-5 Event Type: Sporting Event
Premier Pro Wrestling Studio
1230 Davis Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-224-2294
Art in the Machine
Mar. 1, 2017 - Mar. 1, 2017 , 7:00 pm
March 1 @ 7pm Tickets start at $20* Kid under 18 $6* through the Box Office at 815.356.9212 WSR is partnering with Raue Center's Mission Imagination to commission a new student show entitled, "Art in the Machine" by award-winning playwright Merri Biechler. Kris is an artist. She's also a seventh grader trying ...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $20* Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Live Pro Wrestling
Mar. 4, 2017 - Mar. 4, 2017 , 7:30-10:00pm
Live PRO WRESTLING returns to McHenry county this and every Saturday! 1230 Davis Road. Woodstock, IL 7:30 belltime. Tickets at the door or at the link below! http://www.PremierProWrestling.com Also: See the products of our training school! If you've ever dreamed of being a wrestler, the only wrestling school wit...More Info
Cost: $12-5 Event Type: Sporting Event
Premier Pro Wrestling Studio
1230 Davis Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-224-2294
Pink Droyd
Mar. 4, 2017 - Mar. 4, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Pink Floyd album Animals we will be featuring that album complete and uncut  in addition to many other Floyd favorites. In addition, Pink Droyd is celebrating 10 years of performing Pink Floyd! With a combined Pink Floyd tribute band experience of over 50 years (due to be...More Info
Cost: Tickets are $37 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Salsa 101
Mar. 4, 2017 - Mar. 4, 2017 , 11AM-2PM
Learn how to make twelve authentic Mexican Salsas and condiments to go along with tacos. This class will demonstrate the proper use of chilies for taste and not just heat, seasoning of meats and vegetables and flour vs. corn tortillas. Tons of sampling and cerveza....More Info
Cost: $80 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat & Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock , IL 60098
815.338.1032
Premier Bridal Show
Mar. 5, 2017 - Mar. 5, 2017 , 12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Join us for a fun day of planning and personal service! Enjoy tastes, mini-makeovers & other interactive displays, plus meet one-on-one with the area's top professionals in the wedding and event industry. The show is hosted by the members of the McHenry Bridal Group, who've been producing high quality weddings a...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Expo
Bull Valley Golf Club
1311 Club Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-337-4411
Switchback
Mar. 5, 2017 - Mar. 5, 2017 , 7 PM - 9 PM
Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack of the duo Switchback have been playing their brand of eclectic Celtic and Americana music at sold-out concert halls, performing arts centers and festivals around the world for over twenty years. Switchback concerts feature a mix of Irish music and original songs from their catalog...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $25 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Algonquin Flashlight Egg Hunt
Mar. 10, 2017 - Mar. 10, 2017 , 7:00pm
Join us Friday, March 10th at 7:00pm for the Flashlight Egg hunt in Algonquin. The Bunny has left some special eggs for you around Towne Park and its your job to find them. Grab your friends and baskets! Find the special eggs for a fun prize inside. Check-in at the pavilion and then head out in the park. Make sure t...More Info
Cost: FREE; Pre-registration is required! Event Type: Holiday
Towne Park
100 Jefferson St
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
The Moods
Mar. 10, 2017 - Mar. 10, 2017 , 7 - 11 PM
Park Place Presents... "The Moods" $10 At Door/ Cash Bar Doors open 7 pm Performance 8-11 pm performance 8 - 11 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
Mom Son Luau
Mar. 10, 2017 - Mar. 11, 2017 , 6-8pm
Get your grass skirt and Hawaiian shirts! Boys, grab your favorite lady for the Mom/Son Luau. We'll have a night of dancing, games and dinner. No on-site registration is allowed. Registration deadline is 3/3. All participants will need to register individually. Ages 4-10...More Info
Cost: $18 per person Event Type: Family
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Clover Hunt
Mar. 11, 2017 - Mar. 11, 2017 , 10:00am
Those silly Leprechauns left behind hundreds of clovers at Village Hall to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Each clover will have a treat attached and one who finds a lucky four leaf clover will receive a special prize. Registration is not required, just show up for the free fun! Hunt begins Saturday, March 11 promptly ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60073
(847) 960-7460
Live Pro Wrestling
Mar. 11, 2017 - Mar. 11, 2017 , 7:30-10:00pm
Live PRO WRESTLING returns to McHenry county this and every Saturday! 1230 Davis Road. Woodstock, IL 7:30 belltime. Tickets at the door or at the link below! http://www.PremierProWrestling.com Also: See the products of our training school! If you've ever dreamed of being a wrestler, the only wrestling school wit...More Info
Cost: $12-5 Event Type: Sporting Event
Premier Pro Wrestling Studio
1230 Davis Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-224-2294
McHenry Spring Wedding Expo
Mar. 11, 2017 - Mar. 11, 2017 , 11am - 3pm
Come meet our amazing vendors and support your local businesses! Mimosa bar, photo booth, live DJ, raffles, free samples & giveaways, demonstrations, and more! Pre-registration available that includes a drink ticket and swag bag! Walk-ins welcome. This is a FREE event! Featuring& JDH Photography, Floofy TuTus, 31 No...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Expo
Mixin Mingle
1118 N Green Street
McHenry, IL 60050
847-212-2080
Festival of the Sugar Maples
Mar. 4, 2017 - Mar. 12, 2017 , 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
One hour tours leave every 15 minutes and travel a half-mile trail. The last tour leaves at 3 p.m. FREE! No pets, please! Hot chocolate, pure maple syrup, maple candy and cookies will be available for purchase. Learn how maple syrup was discovered. Witness sap collection techniques. Try your hand at tapping a ...More Info
Event Type: Educational
Coral Woods Conservation District
7400 Somerset Dr.
Marengo, IL 60152
815-338-6223
McHenry St. Pat's Parade
Mar. 12, 2017 - Mar. 12, 2017 , 1:00 P.M.
McHenry Downtown Business Association is sponsoring McHenrys 7th annual St. Patricks Day Parade on Sunday, March 12th. The purpose of this parade is to honor and bring awareness to our local service organizations. The parade will start at 1 pm at McHenry High School-East Campus, continue north on Green Street and end...More Info
Event Type: Family
McHenry High School - East Campus
1012 N. Green St
McHenry, IL 60050
Creative Living Series: Dr Robert Martin talks "How We Do It"
Mar. 16, 2017 - Mar. 16, 2017 , 10 a.m.
What does "natural" really mean when it comes to sex, pregnancy an parenting? Dr. Robert Martin, Chicago's Field Museum's emeritus curator and a biological anthropologist, will explore this topic in his public talk "How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction"....More Info
Cost: $25 Event Type: Educational
Woodstock Opera House
121 East Van Buren
WOODSTOCK, IL 60098
(815) 338-5300
Line Dance Party
Mar. 18, 2017 - Mar. 18, 2017 , 7-9 PM
Join us in this fun night out on the town! Complimentary dance lesson kicks off the evening from 7:15-8 pm, then let the party begin. Dance the rest of the night away to your favorite traditional country music as well as some not so traditional! Refreshments will be included. Price Increase 3 days prior to class. Fee a...More Info
Cost: Resident Fee$10/Program Fee $12 Event Type: Recreation
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Live Pro Wrestling
Mar. 18, 2017 - Mar. 18, 2017 , 7:30-10:00pm
Live PRO WRESTLING returns to McHenry county this and every Saturday! 1230 Davis Road. Woodstock, IL 7:30 belltime. Tickets at the door or at the link below! http://www.PremierProWrestling.com Also: See the products of our training school! If you've ever dreamed of being a wrestler, the only wrestling school wit...More Info
Cost: $12-5 Event Type: Sporting Event
Premier Pro Wrestling Studio
1230 Davis Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-224-2294
The Racket Club's First Annual Forts On The Courts
Mar. 18, 2017 - Mar. 18, 2017 , 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for an EPIC FORT BUILDING BATTLE! We'll supply sheets of cardboard and duct tape...you do the rest!Prizes will be awarded for best construction,original design and fan favorite.Families or teams of four(4-16 yrs)are encouraged to participate. A full list of approved supplies is available at theracketclub.org. ...More Info
Cost: $20 per family/team Event Type: Recreation
The Racket Club
9101 S. Route 31
Algonquin, IL 60102
(847) 658-5688
Legally Blonde - The Musical
Mar. 3, 2017 - Mar. 19, 2017 , 8:00 P.M. & 3:00 P.M.
Friday March 3, 10, 17, at 8:00 PM Saturday March 4, 11 & 18, at 8:00 PM Sunday March 5, 12 & 19, at 3:00 PM Book by Heather Hach. Music and Lyrics by Laurence OKeefe and Nell Benjamin. Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture. Oh my God! The hit movie comes to life in t...More Info
Cost: $23, $18, $13 Event Type: Performing Arts
Woodstock Opera House
121 Van Buren St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-5300
Live Pro Wrestling
Mar. 25, 2017 - Mar. 25, 2017 , 7:30-10:00pm
Live PRO WRESTLING returns to McHenry county this and every Saturday! 1230 Davis Road. Woodstock, IL 7:30 belltime. Tickets at the door or at the link below! http://www.PremierProWrestling.com Also: See the products of our training school! If you've ever dreamed of being a wrestler, the only wrestling school wit...More Info
Cost: $12-5 Event Type: Sporting Event
Premier Pro Wrestling Studio
1230 Davis Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-224-2294
Regional Mediterranean Slow Food and Wine Pairing
Mar. 25, 2017 - Mar. 25, 2017 , 6PM-9PM
Enjoy a regional slow food Mediterranean inspired dinner featuring pioneer Edi Simcic wines. Wine reception with passed hors d oeuvres followed by a five course dinner paired with this small vineyard Slovenian Estate. ...More Info
Cost: $80 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat & Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock , IL 60098
815.338.1032
LAB Series: Mechanics of Love by Dipika Guha
Mar. 27, 2017 - Mar. 27, 2017 , 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
A fanciful romantic comedy. In a mythical European city pressed up against a communist state, it is natural that the business of beginning a new world involves forgetting the old one. But when you forget your wife to marry a ballerina with an artificial spine&and the ballerina forgets you to marry your fashionable w...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Indoor Winter Spin Classes
Now - Mar. 31, 2017 , Tuesdays @ 6 P.M. & Saturdays@ 8 A.M.
Bike Haven Indoor Spin Classes are starting up!!Classes will be held every Tuesday and Saturday from then on until weather permits for us to ride outside. See prices. You are available to purchase either 'per class' or you can do a 'punch card' and enjoy the savings! Tuesday Night Classes: Bring your towel it's a fa...More Info
Cost: $3-$8/class Event Type: Recreation
The Bike Haven
3318 Pearl St.
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-4642
Spring Break Camp
Mar. 27, 2017 - Mar. 31, 2017 , 7:00am to 6:00pm
GRADES K-8TH Need a fun, safe, activity-filled place to go over winter break and spring break? We have it! Camp is available on a daily basis from March 27  March 31 from 7am to 6pm. We will play games, challenging sports, make arts & crafts, and go on a short, local trip every day (schedule of trips TBD). The low ...More Info
Cost: $40 resident / $48 non resident Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Family Bingo Night
Mar. 31, 2017 - Mar. 31, 2017 , 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Come out to Village Hall on Friday, March 31 for some quality family fun! Old and young will enjoy this timeless favorite, complete with beverages, pizza, and prizes. The fun starts at 6:30pm when we will play various types of bingo games including traditional, picture, lucky number and more. Pre-registration is pre...More Info
Cost: $10 residents/ $11 non residents Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
A Study in Cheese
Apr. 1, 2017 - Apr. 1, 2017 , 11AM-2PM
Calling all Curd Nerds! This class will offer a fun, educational, hands-on array of experiences of cheese with guest host, national judge of American Cheese Society, Laura Jacobs-Welch. Cheese and wine pairings, cooking with cheese, selecting a cheese and storage of cheese will be demonstrated and of course, sampling a...More Info
Cost: $55 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat & Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock , IL 60098
815.338.1032
Mom & Me Mad Hatter Party
Apr. 1, 2017 - Apr. 1, 2017 , 10:30am to noon
Dont be late (starts at 10:30am) for this very important date (Saturday, April 1) to enjoy treats and special time together as Mom, Grandmother or any female caregiver and daughter. You will create a keepsake craft to take home to remember this special morning spent at the lovely historic Hain House. Menu to include: ...More Info
Cost: $15 residents / $18 non residents Event Type: Recreation
La-Bahn Hain House
149 Hilltop Dr
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Williams Street Rep presents Any Other Name
Mar. 17, 2017 - Apr. 2, 2017 , March 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 | April 1 @ 8pm March 19, 25, 26 | April 2 @ 3pm
March 17 - April 2 Select Weekend Dates Tickets start at $32.50* Written by George Brant LAB Series selection | 2015/2016 Season A dark comedy (or light tragedy) about poetry, madness, and identity theft in Victorian England. Edward and his American wife, Margaret, are starving for his art. Surely there must ...More Info
Cost: $32.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Amy Grant
Apr. 7, 2017 - Apr. 7, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Amy Grant has built a long, successful career on music that matters. Ever since she burst on the scene as a fresh-faced teenager bringing contemporary Christian music to the forefront of American culture, the Nashville native gained a reputation for creating potent songs that examined lifes complexities with an open h...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $65 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Breakfast With The Bunny
Apr. 1, 2017 - Apr. 8, 2017 , 9:30-11 am Saturdays
While you are enjoying a traditional breakfast buffet, the Easter Bunny will hop through the room making stops at each table. There will be small crafts available for children two years & older. Each family member must be pre-registered. All children must be accompanied by adult. No reserved seats. Reg. Code:231819-01...More Info
Cost: $12 per person (2 years & under free) Event Type: Holiday
Park Place Banquets
406 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5871
Algonquin Egg Hunt
Apr. 8, 2017 - Apr. 8, 2017 , 10:00am
Grab your basket and hop over to TOWNE PARK and meet the bunny for Algonquin Recreation's annual egg hunt! The egg hunt is open to participants from 0-12 years old. There will be 10,000 eggs for participants to pick up as quickly as possible! All participants must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event. To ens...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Holiday
Towne Park
100 Jefferson St
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast
Apr. 8, 2017 - Apr. 8, 2017 , 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Kids, bring your baskets to fill up with plastic eggs, its time for the annual Egg Hunt! Find eggs filled with candy, small toys, or tickets to win a prize basket. This free event is on Saturday, April 8 and starts at 10:00AM sharp rain or shine at Village Hall, so see you there! Age groups are: 0-2, 3-4, 5-7, and...More Info
Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Jon Lovitz
Apr. 8, 2017 - Apr. 8, 2017 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Jon Lovitz is a comedian, actor and singer. He is best known as a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" from 1985 to 1990, during which time he created memorable characters like Hanukkah Harry. Following his time on SNL, Lovitz appeared in films including "A League of Their Own," "The Wedding Singer," "Small Time Cr...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $35 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Peter Yarrow
Apr. 13, 2017 - Apr. 13, 2017 , 7 PM - 9 PM
An evening of song and conversation with legendary musician, songwriter and activist Peter Yarrow. Legendary musician Peter Yarrow weaves a narrative of his life in music and politics, punctuating the major events with renditions of the iconic songs we all know and love. From his life in Greenwich Village in the ...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $32 (additional fees apply) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Family Bingo & Pizza Night
Apr. 21, 2017 - Apr. 21, 2017 , 6 pm- 8 pm
Bring the whole family out for a fun evening of pizza, bingo, and of course, prizes! All family members MUST register. No walk-in registration will be allowed. Reg. Deadline:4/14/17 Reg. Code: 251401-01...More Info
Cost: $10 per person Event Type: Family
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Junk in Your Trunk Community Sale
Apr. 22, 2017 - Apr. 22, 2017 , 9:00am to 1:00pm
Imagine treasure hunting at scores of garage sales without driving all day. Shop the parking lot of Village Hall from 9am to 1pm for some great deals. Our sale is a great opportunity to clear out your closets, basements and storage units and sell items directly from your vehicle. Spots for sellers are limited to the...More Info
Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Wheels and Deals Sale
Apr. 22, 2017 - Apr. 22, 2017 , 9:00am to 1:00pm
Looking for a good used bike, trike, skateboard or stroller? Clearing out unused / outgrown ones from your garage? Let's wheel & deal! Sellers: drop off your items between 7:30-9am at Village Hall. You determine the selling price, we co-op the sale, and you receive 80% of the price on items sold. Unsold items must...More Info
Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Saturday Night Dance
Apr. 29, 2017 - Apr. 29, 2017 , 7-10 PM
Choose a partner (singles and couples are welcome), and swing and sway your way to a wonderful evening in our newly-renovated Main Beach Pavilion. A 45-minute dance lesson with Jim & Barbara Finn starts the fun! Refreshments and Lemonade included. Reg. Deadline:3 days prior to class. Reg.Code: 230701-02(Samba) Ages ...More Info
Cost: Resident Fee$10/Program Fee $12 Event Type: Recreation
Main Beach Pavilion
300 Lake Shore Dr.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
uncorking Chilean Wine and Food Pairing
Apr. 29, 2017 - Apr. 29, 2017 , 6PM-9PM
Uncork, explore & enjoy wines of MontGras Winery located in Palmilla, Chile. 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
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
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
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
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, b√Ętonnet 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
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
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
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
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
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
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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