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Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Pirates Over 40

Jul. 27, 2017 - Jul. 27, 2017 , 7:30pm
Towne Park
100 Jefferson St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
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 w...

Dueling Pianos

Jul. 27, 2017 - Jul. 27, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Felix and Fingers bring their high-energy dueling pianos show to Raue Center's stage! Brought to you by the National Piano Conference. Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos is a high energy, all reque...

The Wizarding World of Woodstock

Jul. 27, 2017 - Jul. 27, 2017 , 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Historic Woodstock Square
121 W Van Buren St
Woodstock, IL 60098
A new addition to the Woodstock events calendar is the Wizarding World of Woodstock. Numerous downtown businesses will transform into locations in the Harry Potter books, there will be childrens activ...

Algonquin Lunchapalooza - Jiggle Jam

Jul. 28, 2017 - Jul. 28, 2017 , 12:00pm-12:45pm
Algonquin Area Public Library
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
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, bri...

Friday Night Ski Show

Jul. 28, 2017 - Jul. 28, 2017 , 7:00pm-8:30pm
Wonder Center Beach, Wonder Lake
Hancock & East Lake Shore Drive
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
8156539377
Join us Friday night for the last JULY showing of Wonder Stunt Productions. We suggest you bring something to sit on, sunglasses and bug spray. Free entertainment to give a great start to the last wee...

Splash Dance Party

Jul. 28, 2017 - Jul. 28, 2017 , 6:30pm
Sunset Park
5200 Miller Rd
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
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...

Founders Day - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Jul. 27, 2017 - Jul. 30, 2017
100 Jefferson St
Algonquin, IL 60102
Due to flooding along the Fox River. Founders Day has been cancelled for 2017. Don't worry...the event will be back better than ever in 2018!...

12th Annual Charity Auto Show

Jul. 30, 2017 - Jul. 30, 2017 , 10:00am - 2:00pm
Intermatic/Scot Forge
Hwy 12 & Winn Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081
847-828-3127
Come on out for some Sunday fun at the 12th annual Auto Show sponsored by the Richmond Spring Grove Chamber of Commerce. There will be 100+ classic cars on display, raffle opportunities, music, food, ...

A TASTE OF NIGERIA/ IMABRIDGE AFRICA

Jul. 30, 2017 - Jul. 30, 2017 , 12pm to 5pm
St Patrick Church Rectory Grounds 3500 WASHINGTON STREET MCHENRY IL
3500 WASHINGTON STREET MCHENRY IL
McHenry, IL 60050
815-347-9436
ImaBridge Africa, a non-for-profit organization, was established in 2008 by Rev. Godwin Asuquo, Pastor of St. Patrick McHenry IL. ImaBridge Africa reaches out to those in need in the areas of Health,...

Midwest Mozart Festival - "Classics at the Carnival"

Jul. 30, 2017 - Jul. 30, 2017 , 1:30 P.M.
The Sanfilippo Estate
Barrington Hills, IL
For the last three years, the Sanfilippo Foundation has hosted this exceptionally talented Orchestra to rave reviews from attendees. We are proud to bring them back for a July 30th, Sunday afternoon M...

National Night Out

Aug. 1, 2017 - Aug. 1, 2017 , 5-7:30 pm
Harrison Benwell Conservation Area
7055 McCullom Lake Road
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
(815) 338-2144
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 ...

Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Fool House

Aug. 3, 2017 - Aug. 3, 2017 , 7:30pm
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
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 w...

First Friday Concerts: The Woodstock Choir

Aug. 4, 2017 - Aug. 4, 2017 , 7-8:30pm
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 678-4532
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 everyt...

Learn to Make Fresh Pasta Workshop - Pasta 101 (Hands-on Class)

Aug. 5, 2017 - Aug. 5, 2017 , 11am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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 sauce...

McHenry County Fair

Aug. 1, 2017 - Aug. 6, 2017
McHenry County Fairgrounds
11900 Country Club Rd
Woodstock, IL
You'll find all your county fair favorites, from exhibits, vendors and livestock shows to all the fair delicacies (funnel cake, anyone?) Of course, there's a carnival and you don't want to miss the ex...

Midwest Mozart Festival: The Young Genius

Aug. 6, 2017 - Aug. 6, 2017 , 3:00 P.M.
Woodstock Opera House
121 Van Buren St
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-5300
PROGRAM Symphony No. 2, K 17 — L. Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3, K 447 — W.A. Mozart Michael Buckwalter, Horn Overture to Artemisia — D. Cimarosa Symphony No. 29, K 201 — ...

Vintage Transport Extravaganza

Aug. 6, 2017 - Aug. 6, 2017 , 9:00am - 6:00pm
Illinois Railway Museum
7000 Olson Road
Union, IL 60180
815-923-4391
More than 500 antique cars, trucks, buses, military and other vehicles converge on the nation's largest railroad museum in one of the state's largest antique vehicle shows. Ride behind a 1918 steam lo...

Children's Culinary Class (Hands-on Class)

Aug. 7, 2017 - Aug. 7, 2017 , 10am-2pm
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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 alon...

Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Voyage

Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 10, 2017 , 7:30pm
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
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 w...

GET LIT(erary)

Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 10, 2017 , 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
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 mont...

Legends of Rock

Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 10, 2017 , 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Raue Center Fundraiser Featuring LAVA Rock Tickets start at $10 ($15 at door)* LAVA Rock wants YOU to be in their video! Join us on August 10 as we Rock the Raue with Lava Rock. This special Thur...

Social Hour (Hands-on Class)

Aug. 10, 2017 - Aug. 10, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, mingle/socialize with Loyola staff, Local business owners, area residents over a wine tasting and gourmet appetizers....

Bean to Bar Chocolate Making Class

Aug. 12, 2017 - Aug. 12, 2017 , 10:00am-3:00pm
Ethereal Confections
113 South Benton Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
8156870320
Learn how to make chocolate bars from the bean! After an introduction to how cacao is grown, fermented and dried at the farm before being exported, you will learn to sort, roast, winnow, and grind bea...

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 Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
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....

Richmond's Night Out

Aug. 12, 2017 - Aug. 12, 2017 , 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Richmond-Burton High School
goebelevents@yahoo.com
Richmond, IL 60071
815-678-4040
Fun. Safety. Community. You are invited to an afternoon of fun and community as we support the National Night Out event, Richmond Style! National Night Out is all about bringing our community toget...

Run Wild - Race for Open Space 5k Preview-run

Aug. 12, 2017 - Aug. 12, 2017 , 8-9am
Hickory Grove Highlands
500 Hickory Nut Grove Lane
Cary, IL 60013
(815) 479-5779
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 & Dudett...

The Real Royal Family: Kings and Queens of the Music Industry

Aug. 12, 2017 - Aug. 12, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Part of Raue Center's Cabaret Series Aug 12 @ 8:00p Tickets start at $10 ($15 at door) Raue Center is excited to announce their NEW Cabaret Series. Patrons are invited to come experience a more i...

Diesel Days at the Illinois Railway Museum

Aug. 12, 2017 - Aug. 13, 2017 , 9:00am - 6:00pm
Illinois Railway Museum
7000 Olson Road
Union, IL 60180
815-923-4391
Some of the most powerful locomotives ever built will be running and on display. See vintage diesels pass in review during the Parade of Power. Take a ride on a coach train and a caboose train pulled ...

Living History Open House: 1850s & WWII

Aug. 13, 2017 - Aug. 13, 2017 , Noon-4:00 pm; special presentation at 2pm
Powers-Walker House Historic Landmark in Glacial Park
Rt. 31 & Harts Rd
Ringwood, IL 60072
(815) 479-5779
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 historic...

Midwest Mozart Festival - "Mozart Moves to Vienna"

Aug. 13, 2017 - Aug. 13, 2017 , 3:00 P.M.
Woodstock Opera House
121 Van Buren St
Woodstock, IL 60098
8153385300
PROGRAM Overture to Marriage of Figaro, K 492 — W.A. Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3, K 216 — W.A. Mozart Kevin Case, Violin Symphony No. 40, K 550 — W.A. Mozart...

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

Aug. 16, 2017 - Aug. 16, 2017 , 5-7PM
Loyola Univeristy Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month come sample a lineup of fantastic wines paired with Loyola's culinary staff's appetizer creations. Build your wine cellar and explore new wines. This month - Fess Park...

Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Libido Funk Circus

Aug. 17, 2017 - Aug. 17, 2017 , 7:30pm
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
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 w...

Chocolate and Craft Beer Pairing with Penrose Brewing

Aug. 18, 2017 - Aug. 18, 2017 , 7:00pm-8:00pm
Ethereal Confections
113 South Benton Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
8156870320
Join Ethereal Confections and Penrose Brewing for a Craft Beer + Chocolate pairing here in our store! Get your tickets now and experience local chocolate and locally brewed beer with us! Space is ...

The Great Outdoors Beer Trail

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

Blues, Brews & BBQ

Aug. 18, 2017 - Aug. 20, 2017 , Fri 5 p.m. -11 p.m. Sat 3 p.m. - 11 p.m. Sun 11:30 a.m - 7 p.m.
Petersen Park
4300 Petersen Park Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-388-5793
Family-friendly music fest featuring top locally, internationally renowned talent, great barbecue, craft beers, more. Barbecue contest on Sunday - must see! Benefits local, global humanitarian efforts...

Pringle School 150th Birthday Party

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

Sunset Doxie Derby

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

Cary Cruise Nights

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

Evening Paddleboarding

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

First Friday Concerts: Charlie Parr

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

Sunset 5K

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

2nd Annual Harvard Balloon Fest

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

Summer Sunset Fest

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

Perfect Seafood Cookery (Hands-on Class)

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

Perfect Seafood Cookery (Hands-on Class)

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

Social Hour (Hands-on Class)

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

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

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

Dueling Pianos

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

Chocolate & Whiskey Pairing

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

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

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

Cary Main Street Fest

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

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

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

Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy

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

Richmond Fall Wine Walk

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

Garrison Keillor

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

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

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

19th Annual Plow Day and Customer Appreciation Day

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

Run Wild - Race for Open Space 5k

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

Artisan Bread Baking (Hands-on Class)

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

Tap Into Your Wild Side

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

Social Hour (Hands-on Class)

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

Mommy & Me Healthy Cooking (Hands-on class)

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

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

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

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

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

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

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

Autumn Drive

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

Little Shop of Horrors produced by Williams Street Repertory

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

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

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

Nothin' Up My Sleeve

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

Social Hour

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

Holiday Pie Workshop (Hands-on Class)

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

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

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

Creative Living Series: Annie Polland, Ph.D.

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

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

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

Clay Jenkinson: Dueling Debater

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

Heartache Tonight: A Tribute to the Eagles

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

Perfect Holiday Appetizers (Hands-on Class)

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

Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra

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

Sing-Along Messiah with Voices in Harmony

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

Holiday "Office Party"

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

Social Hour (Hands-on Class)

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

Holiday Cookie Workshop (Hands-on Class)

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

The Nutcracker presented by The Berkshire Ballet Theatre

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

Wine Club (Chef & Wine Professional Demonstrated Class)

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

Geocache Across McHenry County GeoSeries

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

American English

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

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

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

Louie Anderson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

World Tai Chi and QiGong Day

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





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