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Outdoor Movie Night at the Airport

Jun. 18, 2019 - Jun. 18, 2019 , 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Lake in the Hills Airport
8397 Pyott Rd
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
The Village of Lake in the Hills in conjunction with the Algonquin Area Public Library is offering a FREE family movie night at Lake in the Hills Airport on June 18. We will be playing Ralph Breaks th...

Lara Bell at Raue Center Café

Jun. 19, 2019 - Jun. 19, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Lara Bell at Raue Center Café JUNE 12 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Lara Bell is a rising singer/songwriter from the northern Illinois area. Born and raised with country roots, she is a natural so...

The Swing Set at Raue Center Café

Jun. 20, 2019 - Jun. 20, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Swing Set at Raue Center Café JUNE 20 @ 5 – 7p FREE ADMISSION! Raue Center hosts some of the best local talents around in its cafe space. Dedicated to realizing its mission of ...

WSRep Comedy Night: Sketch & Improv

Jun. 20, 2019 - Jun. 20, 2019 , 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
WSRep Comedy Night: Sketch & Improv JUNE 20 @ 8-10p Tickets are $10 at the door Sketch comedy is Written, Scripted, and Rehearsed, honed through work and time. Improv comedy is Wild, Spontaneou...

Friday Night Ski Show

Jun. 21, 2019 - Jun. 21, 2019 , 7:00pm-8:30pm
Private Beach owned by Wonder Center Property Owners Association
4110 E. Lake Shore Drive
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
8156539377
Nationally ranked the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team performs their show for you this Friday night, free! Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy an evening of great entertainment to start off your weeken...

Crystal Lake Park District Beach Bash

Jun. 22, 2019 - Jun. 22, 2019 , 11 AM- 3 PM
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive, 300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
BEACH BASH FREE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 11 AM-3 PM MAIN BEACH - 300 LAKESHORE DRIVE Head on down to the beach for a day of fun in the sun! We will have lots of activities and entertainment for all ag...

Live Music at Rush Creek Distilling - Nashville Electric Company

Jun. 22, 2019 - Jun. 22, 2019 , 7-10p
Rush
1501 W Diggins St.
Harvard, IL 60033
815-943-7874
Whether it's dancing, singing along, jumping or raising your hands in the air, Nashville Electric Company delivers the energy you are looking for. Come in Saturday June 22nd and enjoy them LIVE! Pa...

Pub in the Park

Jun. 22, 2019 - Jun. 22, 2019 , 3:00 - 7:30 PM
Sunset Park
5200 Miller Road
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Experience a fabulous selection from more than 50 local and unique breweries. They will be featuring over 100 of their up to the minute products and seasonal selections for you to taste! For most br...

A DAY AT PETERSEN FARM

Jun. 23, 2019 - Jun. 23, 2019 , 10 AM - 4 PM
Petersen Farm
4112 McCullom Lake Rd.
McHenry, IL 60050
815-363-2100
Family and Friends will enjoy hay rides, farm animals, 4-H, children's games, crafts, textiles, live music, magician, tractors and equipment, Clydesdale horses, blacksmithing, 1862 farmhouse tour, bee...

Bettendorf Castle Tour

Jun. 23, 2019 - Jun. 23, 2019 , 2pm
The Bettendorf Castle
418 Concord Avenue
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-571-6926
Don't miss out on your chance to attend a public tour! This guided tour of the Bettendorf Castle will take you around the exterior grounds of the historic Castle and you will learn about the builder (...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Jun. 23, 2019 - Jun. 23, 2019 , 1pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Jun. 23, 2019 - Jun. 23, 2019 , 2pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Jun. 23, 2019 - Jun. 23, 2019 , 3pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

The Wedding Walk

Jun. 23, 2019 - Jun. 23, 2019 , 12:00 - 3:00 PM
The Historic Woodstock Square
Woodstock, IL 60098
Meet the areas top wedding pros Shop deals from real couples at The Wedding Garage Sale Sample food See entertainment Sip while you shop $500 Wedding Cash Giveaway!...

Concert in the Square: Chicago Tribute Anthology

Jun. 25, 2019 - Jun. 25, 2019 , 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Huntley Town Square
11704 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
8475155262
CTA is a band dedicated to performing the music of one of the most popular and enduring bands of all time: Chicago! The unique sound that was and is Chicago defined a generation and changed the sou...

The Vaguely Familiar Acoustic Guitar Duo

Jun. 26, 2019 - Jun. 26, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Vaguely Familiar Acoustic Guitar Duo at Raue Center Café JUNE 26 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! The Vaguely Familiar Acoustic Guitar Duo are two professional musicians in the far northwestern '...

Dave Martin at Raue Center Café

Jun. 27, 2019 - Jun. 27, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Dave Martin at Raue Center Café JUNE 27 @ 5 – 7p FREE ADMISSION! Solo Acoustic Performance. Heartland balladeer Dave Martin describes his work as "95% autobiographical", a statemen...

Friday Night Ski Show

Jun. 28, 2019 - Jun. 28, 2019 , 7:00pm-8:30pm
Private Beach owned by Wonder Center Property Owners Association
4110 E. Lake Shore Drive
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
8156539377
Last show for month of June. Fun, free family entertainment. Easy to get to. Lots of great spots to place your chair or blanket. Get entertained with some 'Show Ski Games' in celebration of 60 years o...

6x6 Project Reception & Online Auction

Jun. 29, 2019 - Jun. 29, 2019 , 6-8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
6x6 Project Reception & Online Auction JUNE 29 @ 6-8p FREE ADMISSION! Raue Center for the Arts is hosting the inaugural 6x6 Project Online Art Auction beginning on Saturday, June 8 and continuin...

Anderson's Candy Shop's 100th Anniversary Party!

Jun. 29, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019 , 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 29 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 30
Downtown Richmond, IL - mainly Anderson's Candy Shop 10301 N. Main St., RIchmond, IL
10301 N Main
Richmond, IL 60071
815-347-0378
Anderson's Candy Shop will celebrate its 100th anniversary Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30 in Richmond, IL. The celebration will be part of a two-day Chocolate Fest in the Village of Richmond tha...

McHenry County Patriot Run

Now - Jul. 1, 2019 , 7:30am
McHenry County College
8900 US-14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
815-459-1773
Whether you love to run or just want to support an important cause, we have an event for you. Join us for the 2019 Mchenry County Patriot Run. This family fun, non-profit event helps Veterans in our...

Concert in the Square: Mr. Myers

Jul. 2, 2019 - Jul. 2, 2019 , 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Huntley Town Square
11704 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
8475155262
Mr. Myers blends the tropical sounds of calypso and ska, the rhythms of reggae and a little rock-n-roll with some favorite classic tunes to create their own special style of music - Caribbean Rock! ...

First Fridays Concert: "Jaik Willis"

Jul. 5, 2019 - Jul. 5, 2019 , 7-8:30pm
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL
815-678-4532
Jaik Willis is a strumming and drumming one man band; playing an 11-piece drum set, guitars, bass and harps, while singing and beatboxing simultaneously. Jaik performs at nearly 300 shows a year with ...

Art and Garden Walk

Jul. 6, 2019 - Jul. 6, 2019 , 10:00-3:00
Cherry Lane Farm
18317 Garden Valley Rd., Marengo IL
Marengo, IL 60152
815-245-4959
Come to Cherry Lane Farm, home of a master at gardening. Walk the paths of her beautiful gardens. Browse, enjoy or purchase Original Watercolors by Artist Venarella Hinkle while she paints live demos....

Pistakee Bay Fireworks

Jul. 6, 2019 - Jul. 6, 2019 , Dusk
Over the Bay
801 W. Oak Grove Road
Johnsburg, IL 60051
815-385-9872
Pistakee Bay Fireworks is a annual event held yearly around the 4th of July. It is for the people by the people to celebrate our Independence!! All money raised for the fireworks is used solely for th...

Fireworks & Concert

Jul. 7, 2019 - Jul. 7, 2019 , 2:30 PM - 10 PM
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive, 300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
FIREWORKS & CONCERT (VOICES IN HARMONY) SUNDAY, JULY 7 @ 7 PM MAIN BEACH - 300 LAKESHORE DRIVE Front beach gate opens at 9 AM. No tables may be reserved prior to 9 AM. Picnic tables may not be move...

WSRep Reading Series: The Viking Suicides

Jul. 8, 2019 - Jul. 8, 2019 , 7 PM - 9 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Viking Suicides Written by George Sapio Presented by WSRep Reading Series JULY 8 @ 7p FREE ADMISSION A Viking-themed teenage group suicide attempt sparks off a series of events leadin...

Bettendorf Castle Tour

Jul. 10, 2019 - Jul. 10, 2019 , 2pm
The Bettendorf Castle
418 Concord Avenue
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-571-6926
Don't miss out on your chance to attend a public tour! This guided tour of the Bettendorf Castle will take you around the exterior grounds of the historic Castle and you will learn about the builder (...

Poetry Night at Raue Center Café

Jul. 10, 2019 - Jul. 10, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Poetry Night at Raue Center Café Every 2nd Wednesday of the month! FREE ADMISSION! Poetry Night is a late night excursion into the written word and an opportunity for anyone in the room to ...

Fiesta Days Cask and Barrel Night

Jul. 11, 2019 - Jul. 11, 2019 , 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-4300
A kickoff to our 71st annual Fiesta Days, this high-end event is for those with discriminating tastes in whiskey and beer. Your $40 ticket includes tastings of high quality whiskey (Bourbon, Scotch...

Dylan Scott @ Fiesta Days Music Fest

Jul. 12, 2019 - Jul. 12, 2019 , 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-4300
Friday's lineup will be headliner Dylan Scott with openers Valentine Bennett and Suburban Cowboys. Dylan Scott has rocked the Country Airplay Music Charts and was an iHeartRadio's Best New Country...

2019 Summer Genealogy Conference

Jul. 13, 2019 - Jul. 13, 2019 , 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
McHenry County College
8900 US-14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
8156870436
The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society's conference committee is all set to host their 6th annual Summer Genealogy Conference on July 13, 2019. McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illi...

2019 University of Illinois Extension McHenry County Master Gardeners' Garden Walk

Jul. 13, 2019 - Jul. 13, 2019 , 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
McHenry County College
8900 U.S. Highway 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
815-479-7570
Visit some of the best home gardens in McHenry County. The University of Illinois Extension McHenry County Master Gardeners and McHenry County College will hold their annual Garden Walk on Saturday, ...

Annual Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show

Jul. 13, 2019 - Jul. 13, 2019 , 2:00PM - 5:00PM
AYER STREET
AYER STREET
Harvard, IL 60033
7086410074
Join us for the Annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show in conjunction with Harvard's Food Truck FEASTival on Ayer Street. All makes and models of street rods, antique vehicles of all kinds, special int...

Fiesta Days Music Fest Saturday

Jul. 13, 2019 - Jul. 13, 2019 , 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-4300
Saturday will be a high energy night at Fiesta Days! Friction will rock the stage with music from the 70's and 80's. They open for GooRoos, who make you want to get up and dance with songs from the ...

Harvard Food Truck FEASTival

Jul. 13, 2019 - Jul. 13, 2019 , 2:00 - 10:00 PM
N Ayer St
Harvard, IL 60033
Join us for another fun-filled day and evening in downtown Harvard! Food trucks/concessions, live music, car show, beer tent and more. Ayer Street, Harvard $5 entry fee, food prices set by individu...

Holistic Health and Spiritual Expo

Jul. 13, 2019 - Jul. 13, 2019 , 10am-4pm
Crystal Lake Holiday Inn
800 S State Rte 31
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
800-762-5037
Heal your body, Nourish your soul, Awaken your spirit! Join us on July 13th 60 Vendors Live Raffles to benefit Casa of McHenry Spin to Win Wheel! 12 Incredible Speakers...

36th Annual Fiesta Days Car Show

Jul. 14, 2019 - Jul. 14, 2019 , 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Peterson Park
4300 Petersen Park Rd
McHenry, IL 60050
847-533-5321
The show is open to owners of all makes and models of street rods, antique vehicles of all kinds, special interest vehicles such as fire engines and military vehicles, rat rods, muscle cars and every ...

Fiesta Days Beach Bash

Jul. 14, 2019 - Jul. 14, 2019 , 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-4300
Perfect for families! In addition to the bands, children will enjoy activities and entertainment including inflatables, face painting, dunk tank, games and prizes. Home Depot will be providing their ...

Concert in the Square: The Blooze Brothers

Jul. 16, 2019 - Jul. 16, 2019 , 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Huntley Town Square
11704 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
8475155262
Back by popular demand - THE BLOOZE BROTHERS SHOW BAND! Join us for a fun filled evening with these wacky (but soulful) Blooze Brothers. This high powered choreographed 12-piece show band covers M...

Rick Cornwall at Raue Center Café

Jul. 17, 2019 - Jul. 17, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Rick Cornwall at Raue Center Café JULY 17 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Rick began playing piano professionally in 1978. He has written more than 200 songs. Performing as a keyboard player and sin...

KIDS' PARTY IN THE PARK

Jul. 19, 2019 - Jul. 19, 2019 , 7-9 PM
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive, 300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
KIDS PARTY IN THE PARK FREE ON FRIDAY, JULY 19, 7PM - 10PM MAIN BEACH - 300 LAKESHORE DRIVE A free summer evening on the lake with lots of kid's games and activities, entertainment and ice cream ea...

WSRep presents All Shook Up

Jun. 28, 2019 - Jul. 21, 2019
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
All Shook Up Created by Joe DiPietro Directed by Mark Mahallak JUNE 28 - AUG 4 A hip-swiveling, lip-curling HIT! With its pre-Broadway "try-out" in Chicago, All Shook Up took Broadway by st...

Bettendorf Castle Tour

Jul. 21, 2019 - Jul. 21, 2019 , 2pm
The Bettendorf Castle
418 Concord Avenue
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-571-6926
Don't miss out on your chance to attend a public tour! This guided tour of the Bettendorf Castle will take you around the exterior grounds of the historic Castle and you will learn about the builder (...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Jul. 21, 2019 - Jul. 21, 2019 , 1pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Jul. 21, 2019 - Jul. 21, 2019 , 2pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Jul. 21, 2019 - Jul. 21, 2019 , 3pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

Living History Open House – ‘Over There & Over Here'

Jul. 21, 2019 - Jul. 21, 2019 , Noon-4:00 pm; special presentation at 2pm
Powers-Walker House Historic Landmark in Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL
815-678-4532
Visit this 1854 Greek Revival restored house and learn more about the resident families that called this area home. July's open house 'Over There & Over Here' features the Miller family who inhabited ...

Dave Martin at Raue Center Café

Jul. 24, 2019 - Jul. 24, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Dave Martin at Raue Center Café JULY 24 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Solo Acoustic Performance. Heartland balladeer Dave Martin describes his work as "95% autobiographical", a statement attes...

Plein Air Art Exhibit: Celebration of Wildflowers and Art

Now - Jul. 26, 2019
Prairieview Education Center
2112 Behan Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-5779
Enjoy artwork created by local plein air artists. Plein air is a French expression referring to painting "in the open air". The exhibit features artist's work recently created at the Conservation Dist...

America's Cardboard Cup Regatta

Jul. 27, 2019 - Jul. 27, 2019 , 9 Am - 3 PM Race Starts at 12 PM
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive, 300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
CARDBOARD CUP REGATTA SATURDAY, JULY 28 MAIN BEACH - 300 LAKESHORE DRIVE Grab your duct tape and head to the beach for a side splitting afternoon of soggy cardboard and sinking ships! Admission is ...

Concert in the Square: 7th Heaven

Jul. 30, 2019 - Jul. 30, 2019 , 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Huntley Town Square
11704 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
8475155262
7th Heaven is an experience you just have to see and hear! The band has charted #1 on the Midwest Billboard Charts three times in the past three years. The band has been heard on over 7 radio stations...

First Friday Concert: "Georgia Rae Family Band"

Aug. 2, 2019 - Aug. 2, 2019 , 7-8:30pm
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL
815-678-4532
Kelly Jo and Georgia Rae are the sister-song writing duo from Richmond, who anchor the Georgia Rae Family Band. The group has always pushed the envelope of traditional music. Their progressive sound i...

Bettendorf Castle Tour

Aug. 3, 2019 - Aug. 3, 2019 , 2pm
The Bettendorf Castle
418 Concord Avenue
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-571-6926
Don't miss out on your chance to attend a public tour! This guided tour of the Bettendorf Castle will take you around the exterior grounds of the historic Castle and you will learn about the builder (...

TLC Night Owl Bike Ride in Crystal Lake

Aug. 3, 2019 - Aug. 3, 2019 , 10:00 p.m.
Crystal Lake City Hall
100 W. Woodstock St. Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-337-9502
Get your bike, helmet, light and water bottles ready for this fun nighttime event! The Night Owl is back in 2019, on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 10:00 p.m. The Night Owl ride was founded in 2012 as an af...

Crystal Lake Aquathon

Aug. 4, 2019 - Aug. 4, 2019 , 6:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Three Oaks Recreation Area
5517 Northwest Hwy
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
3rd Annual Crystal Lake Aquathon to support Girls on the Run NW Illinois. This swim-run race has 3 options: Sprint Distance (500m swim with 5k run), Olympic Distance (1 mile swim with 10k run), or Sw...

Concerts In The Park

Now - Aug. 6, 2019 , 7-10 pm
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive, 300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK SERIES FREE ON TUESDAYS @ 7 PM MAIN BEACH - 300 LAKESHORE DRIVE Each year, the Crystal Lake Park District hosts a regional band to perform at Main Beach. Pack a dinner, ...

Living History Open House – ‘Life & Times of WWII'

Aug. 11, 2019 - Aug. 11, 2019 , Noon-4:00 pm; special presentation at 2pm
Powers-Walker House Historic Landmark in Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL
815-678-4532
Visit this 1854 Greek Revival restored house and learn more about the resident families that called this area home. August's open house features the Schaeffer and Steinmetz families, who lived in the ...

Monarchs & Music

Aug. 11, 2019 - Aug. 11, 2019 , 12:30 PM - 5 PM
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive, 300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
MONARCHS & MUSIC FREE ON SUNDAY, AUG 11, 12:30-4:15 PM MAIN BEACH - 300 LAKESHORE DRIVE The Monarch Coalition is bringing to the beach an engaging Monarch Fair loaded with activities, games and mon...

Concert in the Square: The Four C Notes

Aug. 13, 2019 - Aug. 13, 2019 , 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Huntley Town Square
11704 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
8475155262
Back by popular demand and recreating the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons are the Midwest's only tribute to this iconic group. Join us at this non-stop party in the Square! Bring your ...

Bettendorf Castle Tour

Aug. 14, 2019 - Aug. 14, 2019 , 2pm
The Bettendorf Castle
418 Concord Avenue
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-571-6926
Don't miss out on your chance to attend a public tour! This guided tour of the Bettendorf Castle will take you around the exterior grounds of the historic Castle and you will learn about the builder (...

Poetry Night at Raue Center Café

Aug. 14, 2019 - Aug. 14, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Poetry Night at Raue Center Café Every 2nd Wednesday of the month! FREE ADMISSION! Poetry Night is a late night excursion into the written word and an opportunity for anyone in the room to ...

One Night in Memphis

Aug. 17, 2019 - Aug. 17, 2019 , 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Hilarious stand-up comedian best known as Joey from ABC's television series, "Full House"! Coulier is perhaps best known for his role as Joey on the hit ABC TV series, "Full House," which aired for...

The Great Outdoor Beer Trail

Aug. 17, 2019 - Aug. 17, 2019 , 2:00–6:00 PM
Fel-Pro RRR Conservation Area
1520 Crystal Lake Rd.
Cary, IL 60014
815-479-5779
If you love sampling good beer and spending time outdoors, this event is for you! Enjoy walking the one mile, partially wooded trail, while visiting various regional brewers along the way. Occasionall...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Aug. 18, 2019 - Aug. 18, 2019 , 1pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Aug. 18, 2019 - Aug. 18, 2019 , 2pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

Fox River Grove Centennial History Tour

Aug. 18, 2019 - Aug. 18, 2019 , 3pm
Fox River Grove, IL
Fox River Grove Metra Station
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-639-3170
Tour historic sites in Fox River Grove as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Fox River Grove. Join Village President, Bob Nunamaker, for this educational tour of Fox River Grove. Vie...

Concert in the Square: American English

Aug. 20, 2019 - Aug. 20, 2019 , 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Huntley Town Square
11704 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
8475155262
Join us as we close out the Summer Concert Series with American English the best Beatles tribute band of our time! Bring your lawn chairs and come early and dine in or carry out dinner and snacks f...

Disney's Freaky Friday

Aug. 2, 2019 - Sep. 1, 2019 , 3 PM & 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY A New Musical Produced by Williams Street Repertory Book by Bridget Carpenter Music by Tom Kitt Lyrics by Brian Yorkey Based on the novel Freaky Friday by Mary Rodg...

First Friday Concert: "Fox Crossing Stringband"

Sep. 6, 2019 - Sep. 6, 2019 , 7-8:30pm
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL
815-678-4532
Fox Crossing Stringband is a 4 piece all-female bluegrass band from Chicago who just released their debut album, Box of Memories. These foxes are ready to fill the evening with their charming blend of...

Autumn Art Tour

Sep. 7, 2019 - Sep. 8, 2019 , Saturday September 7th 10:00-5:00 Sunday September 8th 10:00-4:00
Woodstock and surrounding countryside
Woodstock Il
Woodstock, IL 60098
The 5th annualWoodstock area Autumn Art Tour will be held Saturday September 7th 10:00-5:00 and Sunday September 8th 10:00-4:00. Artists in Woodstock and the surrounding countryside will be opening th...

WSRep Reading Series: Love in Bahia

Sep. 9, 2019 - Sep. 9, 2019 , 7 PM - 9 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Love in Bahia Written by Alan Kilpatrick Presented by WSRep Reading Series SEPT 9 @ 7p FREE ADMISSION Fleeing her past as a nurse's aide at a nursing home in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Sissy...

Poetry Night at Raue Center Café

Sep. 11, 2019 - Sep. 11, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Poetry Night at Raue Center Café Every 2nd Wednesday of the month! FREE ADMISSION! Poetry Night is a late night excursion into the written word and an opportunity for anyone in the room to ...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

Sep. 12, 2019 - Sep. 12, 2019 , 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos SEPT 12 | NOV 7 | DEC 5 | JAN 9 | FEB 13 | MAR 12 | MAY 21 | JUNE 18 @ 8P Tickets start at $15 ($20 at door) * Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling p...

Tim Paul at Raue Center Café

Sep. 12, 2019 - Sep. 12, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Tim Paul at Raue Center Café SEPT 12 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Dedicated to realizing its mission of arts for all, Raue Center is proud to host local talent free of charge to our community. Ar...

Lucy's Comedy

Sep. 13, 2019 - Sep. 13, 2019 , 8:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Lucy's Comedy SEPT 13 | NOV 8 | DEC 6 | JAN 10 | MAR 13 | MAY 22 | JUNE 19 @ 8:30P Tickets start at $20 ($25 at door) * Best stand up in the 'burbs! Now in its tenth season and selling out al...

60050/51 Community Oktoberfest and Arts & Crafts Show

Sep. 22, 2019 - Sep. 22, 2019 , 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Rd
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-7600
The McHenry Sunrise Rotary will be hosting its annual Oktoberfest at a new location, Petersen Park. Live music will be playing throughout the day, including Die Musikmeisters band, Stateline Country a...

Manufacturing, Trades, and Industry Career Expo

Sep. 26, 2019 - Sep. 26, 2019 , 6:00-8:00 p.m.
McHenry High School East Campus Gymnasium
1012 N. Green Street
McHenry, IL 60050
815-344-7153
A career expo bringing local McHenry County Industries to McHenry Community High School to help promote their needs and the educational pathways that could benefit students as they seek careers. Seni...

Downtown Crystal Lake Farmers Market

Now - Sep. 28, 2019 , 8AM- 1PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Depot Park
Depot Park
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Enjoy shopping our traditional Farmers Market in its park-like setting. Shop for fresh produce, flowers, baked goods and more! Ample, free parking available nearby. Shop in our unique Historic Down...

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Sep. 28, 2019 - Sep. 28, 2019 , 9am-4pm
Downtown Crystal Lake
Downtown Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
The Johnny Appleseed Festival is held each year in September and is hosted throughout Downtown Crystal Lake. This all-day event brings families and the community together to celebrate Fall. The John...

Billy Gardell

Oct. 18, 2019 - Oct. 18, 2019 , 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Billy Gardell OCT 18 @ 8p Tickets start at $33* Comedian Billy Gardell from CBS' "Mike & Molly" comes to Raue Center! Emmy nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the CBS hit t...

WSRep presents The Addams Family

Sep. 27, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019 , 2 PM & 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Addams Family A New Musical Comedy Presented by Williams Street Repertory Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa Based on characters Created by Charle...

Autumn Drive

Oct. 18, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019 , 9am to 5pm
Rural Woodstock/Marengo
16105 Garden Valley Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-923-2529
The 32nd Annual Autumn Drive is a Fall Festival for the whole family. On October 18, 19, & 20, from 9 am to 5 pm, in Rural Woodstock/ Marengo in McHenry County, Illinois, the country colors come ali...

Paula Poundstone

Oct. 25, 2019 - Oct. 25, 2019 , 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Paula Poundstone OCT 25 @ 8p Tickets start at $30* Paula Poundstone is one of our country's preeminent comedians, known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit that has become the ...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

Nov. 7, 2019 - Nov. 7, 2019 , 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos SEPT 12 | NOV 7 | DEC 5 | JAN 9 | FEB 13 | MAR 12 | MAY 21 | JUNE 18 @ 8P Tickets start at $15 ($20 at door) * Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling p...

WSRep Reading Series: The Burlesque Astronomy Play

Nov. 11, 2019 - Nov. 11, 2019 , 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Burlesque Astronomy Play Written by Sheila Cowley Directed by Miriam Naponelli Presented by WSRep Reading Series NOV 11 @ 7p FREE ADMISSION "The Burlesque Astronomy Play" explores th...

Rita Rudner

Nov. 16, 2019 - Nov. 16, 2019 , 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Rita Rudner NOV 16 @ 8p Tickets start at $40* A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one...

Open House Party at Enliven Me: IV Therapy and Functional Medicine

Now - Nov. 27, 2019 , 2:30pm to 6:30pm
Enliven Me: IV Therapy and Functional Medicine
110 S Johnson Street, Suite #206
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-355-1605
Starting on Tuesday, Nov 27th at 2:30pm, our clinic will be completely open to the public for walk-in visitors. You can tour the space, ask questions, eat some appetizers or even get a treatment (we'l...

Heartache Tonight

Nov. 30, 2019 - Nov. 30, 2019 , 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Heartache Tonight NOV 30 @ 8p Tickets start at $25* Close your eyes and you'll swear you're hearing the real thing. From the powerful guitar duel in "Hotel California" to the shimmering harm...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

Dec. 5, 2019 - Dec. 5, 2019 , 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos SEPT 12 | NOV 7 | DEC 5 | JAN 9 | FEB 13 | MAR 12 | MAY 21 | JUNE 18 @ 8P Tickets start at $15 ($20 at door) * Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling p...

Jane Lynch: A Swingin' Little Christmas

Dec. 13, 2019 - Dec. 14, 2019 , 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Jane Lynch: A Swingin' Little Christmas Featuring Kate Flannery & Tim Davis with the Tony Guerrero Quintet DEC 13 & 14 @ 8p Tickets start at $50* Broadway and Emmy Award-winning actress Jane L...

American English

Dec. 31, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
American English DEC 31 @ 7p Tickets start at $30* Take a glimpse into The Beatles' vast history book with American English! American English returns with another GREAT twist on The Beatles: ...

Steve Cochran’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Show

Dec. 31, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019 , 1 PM - 2:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Steve Cochran's New Year's Eve Comedy Show DEC 31 @ 1p Tickets start at $52* Steve Cochran is back with his NYE year in review show along with John DaCosse and Mike Toomey! Wouldn't it be grea...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

Jan. 9, 2020 - Jan. 9, 2020 , 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos SEPT 12 | NOV 7 | DEC 5 | JAN 9 | FEB 13 | MAR 12 | MAY 21 | JUNE 18 @ 8P Tickets start at $15 ($20 at door) * Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling p...

WSRep Reading Series: Bullets, Nickels, Dimes, and Life

Jan. 13, 2020 - Jan. 13, 2020 , 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Bullets, Nickels, Dimes, and Life Written by Jeremy Kehoe Presented by WSRep Reading Series JAN 13 @ 7p FREE ADMISSION Five homeless people find themselves "doing time" – serving the...

Winter Dance Party

Jan. 31, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
John Mueller's Winter Dance Party JAN 31 @ 8p Tickets start at $26* The official #1 tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper! John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party"® is th...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

Feb. 13, 2020 - Feb. 13, 2020 , 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos SEPT 12 | NOV 7 | DEC 5 | JAN 9 | FEB 13 | MAR 12 | MAY 21 | JUNE 18 @ 8P Tickets start at $15 ($20 at door) * Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling p...

WSRep Reading Series: Want Baby Badly

Mar. 16, 2020 - Mar. 16, 2020 , 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Want Baby Badly Written by Stacey Lane Presented by WSRep Reading Series MARCH 16 @ 7p FREE ADMISSION A pregnant college student must decide which of three siblings will adopt their dead b...

Amy Grant

Apr. 17, 2020 - Apr. 17, 2020 , 8 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Amy Grant APRIL 17 @ 8p Tickets start at $60* Grammy Award-winning crossover favorite Amy Grant returns to Raue Center! Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Mu...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

May. 21, 2020 - May. 21, 2020 , 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos SEPT 12 | NOV 7 | DEC 5 | JAN 9 | FEB 13 | MAR 12 | MAY 21 | JUNE 18 @ 8P Tickets start at $15 ($20 at door) * Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling p...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

Jun. 18, 2020 - Jun. 18, 2020 , 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos SEPT 12 | NOV 7 | DEC 5 | JAN 9 | FEB 13 | MAR 12 | MAY 21 | JUNE 18 @ 8P Tickets start at $15 ($20 at door) * Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling p...

World Tai Chi and QiGong Day

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





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