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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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
First Friday Concerts: Trillium
Jun. 2, 2017 - Jun. 2, 2017 , 7-8:30pm
Join us on the first Friday of each month this summer for an evening of music and nature. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy the beautiful view from the Lost Valley Visitor Center patio and stay for a free concert from talented regional musicians. Note: No glass containers. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will b...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60092
(815) 678-4532
Benefit for Bolivia
Jun. 3, 2017 - Jun. 3, 2017 , 9am - 4pm
Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc., a local nursery specializing in conifers and unusual and rare trees, announces a fundraiser on Saturday, June 3, 9am-4pm. The owners of the nursery, Rich and Susan Eyre, support Mano a Mano International Partners, a small yet powerful organization working to improve lives in ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Shopping
Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc.
11618 McConnell Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-7442
Crusts, Glazes & Marinades (Hands-on Class)
Jun. 3, 2017 - Jun. 3, 2017 , 11:00am - 2:00pm
Learn how to make and use the right crust, glaze & marinade on all your roasts, steaks, chicken, fish and vegetable dishes. Class will demonstrate proper preparation and techniques and taste test many recipes. In addition, preparation of various chicken wing and rib sauces will be demonstrated. Lots of sampling and lib...More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Pedal Paddle Saddle Through the Prarie
Jun. 4, 2017 - Jun. 4, 2017 , 7:30 to 1:30
There are three ways to enjoy the great outdoors during this annual friendraising event! Whether by bike, canoe, or horse, you'll enjoy fresh air and exercise, make new friends and help support the McHenry County Conservation Foundation! ...More Info
Cost: Varies by event Event Type: Outdoors
Lost Valley Nature Center
Glacial Park
Richmond, IL 60071
815-759-9390
GET LIT(erary)
Jun. 8, 2017 - Jun. 8, 2017 , 7 pm
GET LIT(erary) Literary Reading Series A Williams Street Rep program hosted by Dawn Gerth Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 pm Exciting new location to come! FREE! GET LIT(erary) is a monthly reading series based around selected themed classic and contemporary literary works. Each month, a group of readers ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Social Hour (Hands-on Class)
Jun. 8, 2017 - Jun. 8, 2017 , 5-7PM
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Summer Festival Vendor Fair
Jun. 9, 2017 - Jun. 9, 2017 , 5 pm to 10 pm
This is a Summer Festival Vendor Fair for local vendors to offer the public what they do for a living. The event is free to the public to attend. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
Mixin Mingle
1118 N Green St
McHenry, IL 60050
262-344-2061
Cabaret Show
Jun. 10, 2017 - Jun. 10, 2017 , 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Dinner with a family-friendly Cabaret Show....More Info
Cost: $40 per person Event Type: Family
Woodstock Moose Lodge
406 Clay Street, Woodstock, IL
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-0126
Flea Market
Jun. 10, 2017 - Jun. 10, 2017 , 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
St. Paul's United Church in Crystal Lake will hold a Flea Market on Saturday, June 10, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine. Spaces are available for outside vendors at $20 for a 20 x 20 area. ...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
485 Woodstock Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-5096
Saturday Tour of 'Weekend of Restoration: 2011-17'
Jun. 10, 2017 - Jun. 10, 2017 , 9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Take a day tour of McHenry County Conservation District's award-winning Weekend of Restoration: 2011-2017. Get a sense of the learning, social activities, and light work that make up a Weekend of Restoration. We will visit sites of past events, review our successes and disappointments, reconnect with friends, and help ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Outdoors
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532 x8218
Scorched Earth Day
Jun. 10, 2017 - Jun. 10, 2017 , 3-10pm
Craft beer and music festival with great food and fun activities!...More Info
Cost: $15 over 18, under 18 free Event Type: Festivals
Scorched Earth Brewing Co
203 Berg Street
Algonquin, IL 60102
224-209-8472
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
2017 Historic Trolley Tours of Crystal Lake
Jun. 11, 2017 - Jun. 11, 2017 , 10-2pm
Every year the Crystal Lake Historic Preservation Commission creates a new trolley tour highlighting local history. On Sunday, June 11th, the trolley will visit the neighborhood around the Dole Mansion. The tour will highlight the historic details of buildings as well as personal stories about their owners, builders...More Info
Cost: $12 Event Type: Historic
Dole Mansion
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
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
Ice Cream Social of 1858
Jun. 11, 2017 - Jun. 11, 2017 , Noon-4:00 pm
Take a break from your hectic modern life and eat ice cream, play old-time games, or tour the historic Powers-Walker house, which is open to the public only a few times a year. Various historical characters will stop by to tell you of their lives, including a cavalryman and his horse heading off to defend the frontier....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Historic
Powers-Walker House Historic Landmark in Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532
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
Open Mic Nights
Jun. 16, 2017 - Jun. 16, 2017 , 7-9pm
Show off your talents or discover new artists... Join us for an open mic night on Glacial Park's beautiful patio overlook. Come as a spectator or performer! Enjoy songs and sunsets in the outdoors. This event will be moved indoors in case of inclement weather. Note to performers: Nature-themed music is not required bu...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532
Barnstormer's Day Fly-In
Jun. 17, 2017 - Jun. 17, 2017 , 8am - 2pm
Please join us for an old style fly-in with vintage planes, cars, motorcycles, local crafters, and entertainment. Pancake Breakfast will be served from 8-11. Free admission...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Festivals
Galt Airport
5112 Greenwood Rd
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
815-648-2433
Hooked on Fishing
Jun. 17, 2107 - Jun. 17, 2017 , 9-Noon
It's fun, it's free, it's fishing! Create memories with your kids that will last a lifetime. Never been fishing? No problem! Have fun trying to hook the "big one" while learning fishing techniques and safety tips. Bring your own gear or borrow ours, first come first served. There will be demonstrations, prizes and ...More Info
Cost: Free - registration required Event Type: Recreation
The Hollows
3804 US Hwy 14
Cary, IL 60013
(815) 479-5779
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
Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)
Jun. 21, 2017 - Jun. 21, 2017 , 5-7PM
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 - Ca Moni Vineyards...More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
Italian Wine Dinner, Taste of Italy (Chef Demonstrated Class)
Jun. 23, 2017 - Jun. 23, 2017 , 6-9PM
Manga! Manga! A food & wine taste test feast around Italy. Wine reception with passed hors d' oeuvres followed by a five-course wine dinner....More Info
Cost: $80.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
Run Wild - Race for Open Space 5k Preview-run
Jun. 28, 2017 - Jun. 28, 2017 , 6:30-7:30 pm
Don't miss these summer training opportunities for the fall Run Wild - Race for Open Space 5K. Come out for a FREE Preview-Run on Wednesday, June 28 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 12 from 8-9 a.m. at Hickory Grove Highlands, Shelter #2, 500 Hickory Nut Grove Lane, Cary. Get a sneak peek of the race route w...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Recreation
Hickory Grove Highlands
500 Hickory Nut Grove Lane
Cary, IL 60013
(815) 479-5779
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
First Friday Concerts: Mackenzie O'Brien
Jul. 7, 2017 - Jul. 7, 2017 , 7-8:30pm
Mackenzie O'Brien is a rising performer from McHenry County who has performed at over 40 different venues in Chicago, Madison, Austin and Nashville. She studies opera, but performs from a folk and country base, performing a variety of covers from newer country artists (Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert) to modern folk (...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532
Support our Veterans Vendor Show
Jul. 7, 2017 - Jul. 7, 2017 , 5 pm to 9 pm
This is a vendor & crafter show for local vendors to offer the public what they do for a living and to support our veterans. The event is free to the public to attend. If you want to attend as a vendor then please email me at eventsbyheather@hotmail.com To show your support for our troops active and retired, ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
McHenry VFW
3002 W IL Route 120
McHenry, IL 60050
2623442061
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
GET LIT(erary)
Jul. 13, 2017 - Jul. 13, 2017 , 7 pm
GET LIT(erary) Literary Reading Series A Williams Street Rep program hosted by Dawn Gerth Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 pm Exciting new location to come! FREE! GET LIT(erary) is a monthly reading series based around selected themed classic and contemporary literary works. Each month, a group of readers ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Social Hour (Hands-on Class)
Jul. 13, 2017 - Jul. 13, 2017 , 5-7PM
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
Kids Bakeshop (Hands-on Class)
Jul. 15, 2017 - Jul. 15, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Kid's will learn the basics of making pie dough & pies, cookies, brownies, and doughnuts in a fun-filled hands-on class. There will be lots of sampling and goodies to take home....More Info
Cost: $35.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
Living History Open House: 1850s & WWI
Jul. 16, 2017 - Jul. 16, 2017 , Noon-4:00 pm; special presentation at 2pm
Step back in time to the 1850s and World War I. Tour the restored Greek revival house circa 1854 and learn more about the Powers and Walker families that called this area home. Volunteers in historical attire will be on hand to answer questions, offer tours and demonstrate skills appropriate to the season. There will b...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Historic
Powers-Walker House Historic Landmark in Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 479-5779
Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)
Jul. 19, 2017 - Jul. 19, 2017 , 5-7PM
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month come sample a lineup of fantastic wines paired with Loyola's culinary staff appetizer creations. Build your wine cellar and explore new wines. This month - Cass Estate...More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
Farm-to-Table Dinner, July Harvest- Pinn-Oak Ridge Farm Lamb (Chef Demonstrated Class)
Jul. 21, 2017 - Jul. 21, 2017 , 5:30-9:30PM (farm tour at 5:30, dinner starts at 6:30)
Loyola's first of the season farm-to-table dinner. Wine reception with passed hors d' oeuvres followed by a five course dinner paired with wine....More Info
Cost: $80.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Open Mic Nights
Jul. 21, 2107 - Jul. 21, 2017 , 7-9pm
Show off your talents or discover new artists... Join us for an open mic night on Glacial Park's beautiful patio overlook. Come as a spectator or performer! Enjoy songs and sunsets in the outdoors. This event will be moved indoors in case of inclement weather. Note to performers: Nature-themed music is not required bu...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532
Paint & Sip (Hands-on Class)
Jul. 22, 2017 - Jul. 22, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Learn to paint on canvas from an artist who will guide you through the process to create a masterpiece while sipping a fine sparkling wine. Cost of class includes all materials, supplies, beverages and light lunch....More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
National Night Out
Aug. 1, 2017 - Aug. 1, 2017 , 5-7:30 pm
McHenry County Conservation District, McHenry County Sheriff's Office and the Wonder Lake Fire Departments team up to celebrate National Night Out (NNO) Against Crime, to promote crime prevention and safety programs, while strengthening police-community partnerships and encouraging neighborhood camaraderie. An action-p...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Harrison Benwell Conservation Area
7055 McCullom Lake Road
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
(815) 338-2144
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
First Friday Concerts: The Woodstock Choir
Aug. 4, 2017 - Aug. 4, 2017 , 7-8:30pm
The Woodstock Community Choir is the creative vision of local singer, songwriter and musician Cassandra Vohs-Demann. The choir performs an eclectic mix of repertoire from classical to rock, and everything in between. The choir is open to men and women age 16 and older who have a desire to sing, have fun and meet new pe...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532
Learn to Make Fresh Pasta Workshop - Pasta 101 (Hands-on Class)
Aug. 5, 2017 - Aug. 5, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Learn the basics of making fresh hand-made pasta. Class will demonstrate proper dough preparation, dough rolling, and dough cutting. In addition, preparation of classic tomato, pesto and alfredo sauces will be demonstrated. Lots of sampling and libations....More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Children's Culinary Class (Hands-on Class)
Aug. 7, 2017 - Aug. 7, 2017 , 10am-2pm
Get a taste of the culinary life. Our young chefs will inspire a passion for great food in our fun, interactive environment! It's a unique opportunity to gain confidence in a hands-on environment along with professional-level skills in the kitchen. We cover the basic techniques (knife skills, stir frying, pan searing, ...More Info
Cost: $75.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
GET LIT(erary)
Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 10, 2017 , 7 PM
GET LIT(erary) Literary Reading Series A Williams Street Rep program hosted by Dawn Gerth Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 pm Exciting new location to come! FREE! GET LIT(erary) is a monthly reading series based around selected themed classic and contemporary literary works. Each month, a group of readers ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Social Hour (Hands-on Class)
Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 10, 2017 , 5-7PM
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, Local business owners, area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Farm-to-Table Dinner, August Harvest- Alden Hills Organic Farms (Chef Demonstrated Class)
Aug. 12, 2017 - Aug. 12, 2017 , 5:30-9:30PM (farm tour at 5:30, dinner starts at 6:30)
Loyola's second farm-to-table dinner of the season. Wine reception with passed hors d' oeuvres followed by a five course dinner paired with wine....More Info
Cost: $80.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Run Wild - Race for Open Space 5k Preview-run
Aug. 12, 2017 - Aug. 12, 2017 , 8-9am
Get a sneak peek of the race route training tips. Local running expert Michele Hartwig, Race Director at OrneryMuleRacing.com & Founder of MUDD running club (McHenry County Ultrarunning Dudes & Dudettes), will guide the group through a warm up, a 30-minute fun run, and a cool down session immediately following the run....More Info
Cost: Free - registration recommended Event Type: Recreation
Hickory Grove Highlands
500 Hickory Nut Grove Lane
Cary, IL 60013
(815) 479-5779
Living History Open House: 1850s & WWII
Aug. 13, 2017 - Aug. 13, 2017 , Noon-4:00 pm; special presentation at 2pm
Step back in time to the 1850s and World War II. Tour the restored Greek revival house circa 1854 and learn more about the Powers and Walker families that called this area home. Volunteers in historical attire will be on hand to answer questions, offer tours and demonstrate skills appropriate to the season. There w...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Historic
Powers-Walker House Historic Landmark in Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 479-5779
Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)
Aug. 16, 2017 - Aug. 16, 2017 , 5-7PM
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 - Fess Parker...More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
Cary Cruise Nights
Jun. 7, 2017 - Aug. 30, 2017 , 6:00-8:30P
Weekly Wednesday Cruise Nights in downtown Cary. Car, Music, Food and Fun!...More Info
Cost: No Charge Event Type: Outdoors
Downtown Cary
Main Street
Cary, IL 60013
8476392800
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
First Friday Concerts: Charlie Parr
Sep. 1, 2017 - Sep. 1, 2017 , 7-8:30pm
Charlie Parr has been traveling and singing resonator-fueled folk songs since leaving Austin, Minnesota in the 1980s in search of Spider John Koerner, whom he found 100 miles north at the Viking Bar one Sunday night. The experience changed his life and brings us to now 13 recordings, 250 shows a year, 200,000 miles on...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532
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
Perfect Seafood Cookery (Hands-on Class)
Sep. 9, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017 , 11am-2pm
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 in a menu- appetizer, salad, entrée and sandwich. Perfectly paired wines will accompany the dishes. We will address the ...More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Perfect Seafood Cookery (Hands-on Class)
Sep. 9, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017 , 11am-2pm
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 in a menu- appetizer, salad, entrée and sandwich. Perfectly paired wines will accompany the dishes. We will address the ...More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Social Hour (Hands-on Class)
Sep. 9, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017 , 5-7PM
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Children's Bread Baking 101 (Hands-on Class)
Sep. 16, 2017 - Sep. 16, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Kids will learn new skills on bread baking and practice them by using ingredients we provide to bake bread and rolls....More Info
Cost: $35.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Cary Main Street Fest
Sep. 16, 2017 - Sep. 17, 2017 , Sat 12:00-9:00P. Sun 11:00A-8P
Two Day Outdoor Festival with live music, family fun, food, vendors and more!!...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Optional Donation at the Gate Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Cary
445 Park Ave.
Cary, IL 60013
8476392800
Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)
Sep. 20, 2017 - Sep. 20, 2017 , 5-7PM
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 Vineyard...More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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
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)
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" tonight's dinner. Evening starts with a wine reception and appetizers and proceeds to a five course wine dinner....More Info
Cost: $80.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Run Wild - Race for Open Space 5k
Sep. 30, 2017 - Sep. 30, 2017 , 8-10 a.m.
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 the colors of fall with stunning views of wildflowers, grasses and towering oak and hickory trees along the wooded trai...More Info
Cost: $35/ $40 day of event/Early Registration: $5 off before Aug. 1 Event Type: Recreation
Hickory Grove Highlands
500 Hickory Nut Grove Lane
Cary, IL 60013
(815) 479-5779
Artisan Bread Baking (Hands-on Class)
Oct. 7, 2017 - Oct. 7, 2017 , 11:00am - 2:00pm
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, participants will make sour dough starter for home use, baguettes using yeast and savory type bread....More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Social Hour (Hands-on Class)
Oct. 12, 2017 - Oct. 12, 2017 , 5-7PM
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Mommy & Me Healthy Cooking (Hands-on class)
Oct. 14, 2017 - Oct. 17, 2017 , 11am-2pm
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 focus on developing an awareness for our young chefs and teach them to trust and enjoy fresh, healthy, and natural foods....More Info
Cost: $35 for the mother and first child ($20 for additional child). Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)
Oct. 18, 2017 - Oct. 18, 2017 , 5-7PM
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 Wines...More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
German Beer & Wine Fest "Octoberfest" (Chef Demonstrated Class)
Oct. 21, 2017 - Oct. 21, 2017 , 6-9PM
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 appetizers and proceeds with a five-course authentic Octoberfest dinner paired with German wines....More Info
Cost: $80.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Kid's Cooking Class: Cupcake Creations (Hands-on Class)
Nov. 4, 2017 - Nov. 4, 2017 , 11am-2pm
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 their age group. Menu: Chocolate & Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting and Sprinkles....More Info
Cost: $35.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Social Hour
Nov. 9, 2017 - Nov. 9, 2017 , 5-7PM
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Holiday Pie Workshop (Hands-on Class)
Nov. 11, 2017 - Nov. 11, 2017 , 11am-2pm
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....More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)
Nov. 15, 2017 - Nov. 15, 2017 , 5-7PM
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...More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Food & Wine Pairing Dinner, Cult Wines of Napa Valley (Chef Demonstrated Class)
Nov. 17, 2017 - Nov. 17, 2017 , 6-9PM
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 wine dinner....More Info
Cost: $90.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Perfect Holiday Appetizers (Hands-on Class)
Dec. 2, 2017 - Dec. 2, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Holiday Time! Hosting a holiday party? This class will offer tips, ideas, techniques, and recipes to help make perfect appetizers at home....More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Holiday "Office Party"
Dec. 12, 2017 - Dec. 12, 2017 , 5-7PM
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 wine in addition to an array of holiday appetizers will be served....More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Social Hour (Hands-on Class)
Dec. 14, 2017 - Dec. 14, 2017 , 5-7PM
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, local business owners, and area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Holiday Cookie Workshop (Hands-on Class)
Dec. 16, 2017 - Dec. 16, 2017 , 11am-2pm
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 fashioned cookie swap to take home to share. Lots of sampling along with coffee, wine and a little bubbly to sip....More Info
Cost: $55.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)
Dec. 20, 2017 - Dec. 20, 2017 , 5-7PM
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 Champagne...More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Culinary
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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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