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CARVED on the FOX WINTER FEST at the BROKEN OAR

Now - Feb. 17, 2019 , Noon to 6pm
BROKEN OAR
614 Rawson Bridge Road
Port Barrington, IL 60010
847-639-9468
RIVERSIDE WINTER FINALE CELEBRATION with a family friendly outdoor/indoor event! LIVE ICE CARVING on Saturday with displays on Sunday - HEATED SKYDECK OVERLOOKING THE FESTIVITIES - FREE ENTRY TO ARCT...

Jody & Bob at Raue Center Café

Feb. 20, 2019 - Feb. 20, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Jody & Bob at Raue Center Café JAN 20 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Come and enjoy the smooth sounds of Bob Diss and Jody Fields over a cocktail or a cup of coffee in this intimate setting in qu...

Dave Martin at Raue Center Café

Feb. 21, 2019 - Feb. 21, 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 FEB 21 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Solo Acoustic Performance. Heartland balladeer Dave Martin describes his work as "95% autobiographical", a statement atte...

Live Music at Rush Creek Distilling - Chinsey

Feb. 22, 2019 - Feb. 22, 2019 , 7-10p
Rush Creek Distilling
1501 W Diggins St.
Harvard, IL 60033
815-943-7874
Come in Friday February 22nd to hear the exciting sounds of Chinsey! Lynzi and Chase bring you acoustic sets full of your favorite classic rock covers! You can hear classics from artists (mainly from ...

An Evening of Percussion

Feb. 23, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2019 , 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
An Evening of Percussion With the Crystal Lake Strikers FEB 23 @ 7p Tickets start at $10* Students (18 yrs and under) $6* A Crystal Lake FAVORITE! Returning for the 9th straight year...

Johnsburg Area Business Association Annual Business & Craft Expo

Feb. 23, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2019 , 10am - 2 pm
Johnsburg High School
2002 W. Ringwood Road
Johnsburg, IL 60051
815-861-9069
Join us for the annual Johnsburg Area Business Assocation Business & Craft Expo. Be an exhibitor to grow your business or an attendee to learn about fabulous local businesses. Once again we will h...

Seventh Annual Antique Appraisal Day

Feb. 23, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2019 , 1 to 4 p.m.
McHenry County Historical Museum
6422 Main St.
Union, IL 60180
815-923-2267
UNION – Ever wonder how much grandma's old pitcher is worth? What about that heirloom oil painting or brass table lamp? The McHenry County Historical Society & Museum will host its seventh an...

Dave Martin at Raue Center Café

Feb. 27, 2019 - Feb. 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 MARCH 21 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Solo Acoustic Performance. Heartland balladeer Dave Martin describes his work as "95% autobiographical", a statement at...

Open Mic Night and Karaoke at Rush Creek Distilling

Feb. 28, 2019 - Feb. 28, 2019 , 6-8p
Rush Creek Distilling
1501 W Diggins St.
Harvard, IL 60033
815-943-7874
OPEN MIC NIGHT at RUSH! We'll bring the equipment and YOU bring the talent! This Open Mic Night is open to all talent types, singers, musicians, comedians, etc. We will have karaoke equipment, an ele...

Wilderness Bridge at Raue Center Café

Feb. 28, 2019 - Feb. 28, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Wilderness Bridge at Raue Center Café FEB 28 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! As many country music artists do, Wilderness Bridge got its start in church. At the direction of the minister of music ...

Disney's Beauty and The Beast - The Musical

Mar. 1, 2019 - Mar. 1, 2019 , 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Woodstock Opera House
121 W Van Buren St
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-4212
TownSquare Players presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Adapted from Walt Disney Pictures' Academy Award-winning 1991 animated musical film of the same name – which in turn had been based on...

The Irish House Party

Mar. 1, 2019 - Mar. 1, 2019 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Don't miss the best party in town! Irish music and dance shows often conjure up images of flat caps, waistcoats and comely maidens at the crossroads. Intimate, playful and fun for the whole family,...

Pink Droyd

Mar. 2, 2019 - Mar. 2, 2019 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
For over four decades, the amazing music and live concerts of Pink Floyd have entertained and mesmerized audiences around the world. Their live performances were both aurally astounding and visually b...

SHIVER RUN 5k at the BROKEN OAR

Mar. 2, 2019 - Mar. 2, 2019 , 8am - 1pm
BROKEN OAR
614 RAWSON BRIDGE ROAD
Port Barrington, IL 60010
847-639-9468
Join the fun! Family friendly 3rd Annual 5K SHIVER RUN (or walk) through the Fox River area supporting the Alexander Leigh Center for Autism! 5K starting riverside at the Broken Oar and continuin...

FOX RIVER SHIVER at the BROKEN OAR

Mar. 3, 2019 - Mar. 3, 2019 , noon top 6pm
BROKEN OAR
614 Rawson Bridge Road
Port Barrington, IL 60010
847-639-9468
Broken Oars annual FOX RIVER SHIVER! Watch the fearless costume clad participants jump in the icy waters of the FOX RIVER to raise money for Lurie Childrens Hospital! Participants can join indiv...

Rachel Woodall at Raue Center Café

Mar. 6, 2019 - Mar. 6, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Rachel Woodall at Raue Center Café MARCH 6 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Rachel has been singing since she was in diapers, and she's had a uke in her hand for the past decade. All together, they...

Flowers and Craft Cocktails

Mar. 7, 2019 - Mar. 7, 2019 , 6:30-8p
Rush Creek Distilling
1501 W Diggins St.
Harvard, IL 60033
815-943-7874
Join us at Rush Creek Distilling to create a blooming floral arrangement while sipping signature, craft cocktails. Alice's Table Blooming Chicago will be providing instruction and all required supplie...

Rick Cornwall at Raue Center Café

Mar. 7, 2019 - Mar. 7, 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 MARCH 7 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Rick began playing piano professionally in 1978. He has written more than 200 songs. Performing as a keyboard player and s...

Live Music at Rush Creek Distilling - PB&J Live

Mar. 9, 2019 - Mar. 9, 2019 , 7-10p
Rush Creek Distilling
1501 W Diggins St.
Harvard, IL 60033
815-943-7874
Rush Creek Distilling is thrilled to host PB&J again for a night of fabulous live music! Enjoy this FREE show along with our deliciously adventurous spirits. Drink specials and tastings will be availa...

March Cupcake Madness

Mar. 9, 2019 - Mar. 9, 2019 , 11AM-2PM
Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
Prepare and decorate four delectable varieties of cupcakes to take home to share....

Nerf Wars

Mar. 9, 2019 - Mar. 9, 2019 , 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Westosha Legacy Athletic Club
2449 Pierce Drive
Spring Grove, IL 60081
815-675-3005
Nerf Wars is 2 hours of Nerf Battles for the whole family or just the kids. The fee is $10 per participant and a waiver is required. Please bring a Nerf Gun that uses Elite darts. We will provide s...

Shining Star: A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire

Mar. 9, 2019 - Mar. 9, 2019 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Shining Star: A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire MAR 9 @ 8p Tickets start at $28* This tribute is a celebration of the four-decade strong success, popularity and resilience of one of the most succes...

Hike or Ski on Solar lit trails

Now - Mar. 10, 2019 , Until 9 p.m.
Hickory Grove Highlands
500 Hickory Nut Grove Lane
Cary, IL 60013
(815) 479-5779
With the sun going down so early, there's no time to play! Fear not... now you can get out to enjoy some fresh air and exercise every night after dark. The District has two sites open late for hiking ...

Hike or Ski on Solar lit trails

Now - Mar. 10, 2019 , Until 9 p.m.
Pleasant Valley Conservation Area
13315 Pleasant Valley Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 479-5779
With the sun going down so early, there's no time to play! Fear not... now you can get out to enjoy some fresh air and exercise every night after dark. The District has two sites open late for hiking ...

Festival of the Sugar Maples

Mar. 2, 2019 - Mar. 10, 2019 , Two Weekends: March 2 & 3 and 9 & 10, 10 a.m.?–?3 p.m.
Coral Woods Conservation Area
7400 Somerset
Marengo, IL 60152
8154795779
The flowing of the maple sap is a sure sign that spring is just around the corner! Celebrate the change of seasons at McHenry County Conservation District's Festival of the Sugar Maples, March 2 & 3 a...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

Mar. 14, 2019 - Mar. 14, 2019 , 8 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-request...

Dueling Pianos at Rush Creek Distilling

Mar. 15, 2019 - Mar. 15, 2019 , 7pm-10pm
Rush Creek Distilling
1501 WEST DIGGINS STREET
Harvard, IL 60033
8159437874
*Ticketed Event* Back by popular demand, Wisconsin's premier dueling piano group - the NEW Piano Guys. Enjoy a fun night of music favorites ranging from Billy Joel to Britney Spears to Bruno Mar...

Lucy's Comedy

Mar. 15, 2019 - Mar. 15, 2019 , 8:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy's Comedy Café is one of Raue Center's longest running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming. This hilarious serie...

St. Patrick’s Day Beer & Wine Pairing

Mar. 16, 2019 - Mar. 16, 2019 , 6PM-9PM
Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
Celebrate the luck of the Irish. Wine & Beer reception with passed hors d' oeuvres proceeded by a five-course dinner paired with delectable wines....

The Soul Commitments

Mar. 16, 2019 - Mar. 16, 2019 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Soul Commitments MARCH 16 @ 8p Tickets start at $20* All The Heart, All The Soul, All The Music! The Soul Commitments perform the music from Alan Parker's 1991 film "The Commitments." ...

SHAMROCKERS BALL MUSIC FEST at BROKEN OAR

Mar. 8, 2019 - Mar. 17, 2019 , FRI 3/8 6pm-12am, SAT 3/9 3pm-12am, FRI 3/15 6pm-12am, SAT 3/16 3pm-12am, SUN 3/17 11am-6pm
BROKEN OAR
614 RAWSON BRIDGE ROAD
Port Barrington, IL 60010
847-639-9468
SHAMROCKERS BALL RETURNS to the BROKEN OAR! 12 BANDS - 5 DAYS - 2 HEATED TENTS = 1 HUGE PARTY! A ST. PATRICKS CELEBRATION like no other! Join the festivities and the first 100 -pre-registered guest...

McHenry ShamROCKS the Fox

Mar. 16, 2019 - Mar. 17, 2019
Miller Point
1202 Riverside Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
Paint the town green this St. Patrick's Day! Come to where the river and the beers are green! Downtown McHenry's two-day event McHenry ShamROCKS the Fox features the Fox River dyed emerald green by Bl...

Bourbon Country at Raue Center Café

Mar. 21, 2019 - Mar. 21, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Bourbon Country at Raue Center Café MARCH 21 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! With a sound as sweet as its name, the acoustic driven duo of Bourbon Country blend ultra tight harmonies and smooth but ...

Dave Martin at Raue Center Café

Mar. 21, 2019 - Mar. 21, 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 MARCH 21 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! Solo Acoustic Performance. Heartland balladeer Dave Martin describes his work as "95% autobiographical", a statement at...

Disney's Beauty and the Beast the Musical

Mar. 1, 2019 - Mar. 23, 2019
Woodstock Opera House
121 W. Van Buren St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
TownSquare Players presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Adapted from Walt Disney Pictures' Academy Award-winning 1991 animated musical film of the same name – which in turn had been based on...

Bourbon Country at Raue Center Café

Mar. 28, 2019 - Mar. 28, 2019 , 5 PM - 7 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Bourbon Country at Raue Center Café MARCH 28 @ 5-7p FREE ADMISSION! With a sound as sweet as its name, the acoustic driven duo of Bourbon Country blend ultra-tight harmonies and smooth ...

Fresh Pasta Making 101

Apr. 6, 2019 - Apr. 6, 2019 , 11AM-2PM
Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
Hands-on fresh pasta making class. Learn dough making, cutting and filling techniques along with delectable sauces to top and toss....

Great Lakes Steelpan Festival

Apr. 13, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2019 , 7:00 PM
Creekside Middle School
3201 Hercules Rd
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-575-8587
The Great Lakes Steelpan Festival is the largest educational steelpan festival in the midwest. Local and visiting steelbands come to Woodstock, IL to learn from renowned guest artists from around the ...

Live Music at Rush Creek Distilling - Bliss Band

Apr. 13, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2019 , 7p-10p
Rush Creek Distilling
1501 W Diggins St.
Harvard, IL 60033
815-943-7874
BLISS BAND IS BACK! On April 13th, BLISS will be performing live at Rush Creek! BLISS plays a wide variety of dance, country and rock music by artists such as Queen, Tom Petty, CeeLo Green, Green Day,...

Makeovers & Mimosas

Apr. 13, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2019 , 11am - 3pm
Hartmann Studios
36 N. Ayer St.
Harvard, IL 60033
847-212-2080
Are you still looking for incredible vendors to assist with your special day? Spend an afternoon getting pampered, while getting to know some of the best local businesses in the wedding industry. Y...

WSRep presents Emma! A Pop Musical

Mar. 29, 2019 - Apr. 20, 2019
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
EMMA! A Pop Musical Created by Eric Prince Directed by Robin M. Hughes MARCH 29 - APRIL 20 Girl power has never sounded so good! Emma, a senior at Highbury Prep, is certain she knows what's b...

33rd Annual Sampler Lecture Series

Mar. 11, 2019 - Apr. 25, 2019 , 7 p.m. and 3 p.m
McHenry County Historical Museum
6422 Main St.
Union, IL 60180
815-923-2267
UNION – The McHenry County Historical Society & Museum's 33rd annual Sampler Lecture Series kicks off March 11 with a look at the iconic 1893 World's Fair and ends with another Chicago instituti...

Spring Has Sprung Food & Wine Pairing Dinner

Apr. 27, 2019 - Apr. 27, 2019 , 6PM-9PM
Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
Celebrate LUREC's Green House spring offerings. Wine reception with passed hors d' oeuvres proceeded by a five-course dinner paired with delectable wines....

Mother Daughter Tea

Apr. 28, 2019 - Apr. 28, 2019 , 12-1:30 PM
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-477-5873
Mother Daughter Tea Ages 4 & Up Reg. Code:241905-01 This popular spring time event for mothers, daughters and ladies of all ages. Celebrate and relax in the comfort of the Colonel...

Live Music at Rush Creek Distilling - Mackenzie O'Brien

May. 11, 2019 - May. 11, 2019 , 7-10p
Rush Creek Distilling
1501 W Diggins St.
Harvard, IL 60033
815-943-7874
Back by popular demand is the talented Mackenzie O'Brien. She is a quickly emerging solo artist from Northern Illinois who is now experiencing growing success in Nashville where she now writes, perfor...

Mother’s Day High Tea

May. 11, 2019 - May. 11, 2019 , 11AM-2PM
Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
Traditional High Tea celebration of sweet and savory delectables paired with tea and Mom....

WSRep presents The Elephant Man

May. 3, 2019 - May. 19, 2019
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance MAY 3 - MAY 19 Humanity is more than skin deep. Based on the life of John Merrick, The Elephant Man is about the young man who lived in London during the...

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

May. 23, 2019 - May. 23, 2019 , 8 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-request...

Lucy's Comedy

May. 24, 2019 - May. 24, 2019 , 8:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy's Comedy Café is one of Raue Center's longest running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming. This hilarious serie...

Pinn-Oak Ridge Farm Lamb Wine Dinner

Jun. 8, 2019 - Jun. 8, 2019 , 6PM-9PM
Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
Annual food and wine pairing dinner featuring Pinn-Oak Ridge Farms lamb. Wine reception with passed hors d' oeuvres proceeded by a five-course dinner paired with delectable wines....

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...

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...

Disney's Freaky Friday

Aug. 2, 2019 - Sep. 8, 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...

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...

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...

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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