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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...

Art of the Land

Sep. 22, 2017 - Sep. 23, 2017 , 6:30 - 10 p.m.
The Starline Factory
306 W Front St
Harvard, IL 60033
815-337-9502
Join The Land Conservancy of McHenry County for the ninth annual Art of the Land fine art show and fundraiser on Friday, Sep. 22 and Saturday, Sep. 23 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the historic Starline Fac...

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...

Oktoberfest @ The Quarry

Sep. 23, 3017 - Sep. 23, 2017 , 4:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
The Quarry
5517 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-893-0036
Join us Saturday, September 23rd (4-10pm) for Oktoberfest @ The Quarry! Duke's on the Water will be serving up Oktoberfest specials, including brats, pretzels and burgers. Seasonal beer will also be o...

Huntley Fall Fest

Sep. 21, 2017 - Sep. 24, 2017
Huntley Park District
12015 Mill St.
Huntley, IL 60142
847-669-3180
Huntley, Illinois is home to the 12th Annual Fall Fest held September 21-24, 2017. Fall Fest is a four-day community celebration brought to you by the Huntley Fall Fest Committee, generous business sp...

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...

McHenry County Farm Stroll

Sep. 24, 2017 - Sep. 24, 2017 , 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
McHenry County
various sites in McHenry County
Algonquin, IL 60014
815-338-3737
Come out for a day in the country! On Sept. 24, McHenry County will host its third annual Farm Stroll, a self-guided tour of the county's diversified family farms. A total of 12 farms will be part of ...

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 ...

Great Ball Race

Sep. 30, 2017 - Sep. 30, 2017 , 3PM
Brink Street
Brink Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
The Great Ball Race is held in conjunction with the Johnny Appleseed Festival. Here's how the Great Ball Race works: Numbered raffle ticekts are sold to the public; Brightly colored plastic bal...

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Sep. 30, 2017 - Sep. 30, 2017 , 9AM - 4PM
Downtown Crystal Lake
Downtown Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
It's our 25th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival! This all-day event brings families and the community together to celebrate Fall. The Johnny Appleseed Festival is jam-packed (apple jam, of course!) w...

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...

Black Diamond Kite Fest

Oct. 1, 2017 - Oct. 1, 2017 , 10AM-2PM
Lippold Park Lacrosse Fields
851 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Build a kite or bring your own! First 250 kids receive free kites. Watch professional kite flyers fill the sky with enormous kites. Pack a blanket and picnic lunch for your family to enjoy while fl...

Paws for a Cause Community Dog Walk

Oct. 1, 2017 - Oct. 1, 2017 , 12pm to 3pm
Hatchery Park
2314 Hatchery Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081
815-474-4556
Join us for the 6th annual Paws for a Cause Community Dog Walk with your best furry friends and help raise money for the Centegra Gavers Breast Center and Breast Care Fund! Our walk will be at the ...

Fall Vendor & Craft Fair

Oct. 6, 2017 - Oct. 6, 2017 , 5 pm to 10 pm
Countryside Banquets
28874 Route 120
Lakemoor, IL 60051
262-344-2061
This is a Fall Vendor & Craft Fair for local vendors to offer the public what they do for a living. We are trying to get some local vendors who love what they do. Face painters, activities, games, clo...

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...

Wilmot Mountain Epic Fall Fest & 5K

Oct. 8, 2017 - Oct. 8, 2017 , 10am-5pm
Wilmot Mountain
11931 Fox River Road
Wilmot, WI 53192
262-862-2301
Join us for a fun day of family activities at Wilmot Mountain which include: - Wilmot Mountain Fall 5K - Games - Face Painting - Hayrides - Bounce Houses - Pumpkin Painting - Firepit with S'...

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....

What About This? and Bourbon Country

Oct. 13, 2017 - Oct. 13, 2017 , Doors Open 6PM. Performance begin 7PM
Park Place
406 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Enjoy the live music. $10 at the door goes to food pantry. No advance ticket sales. Food donations appreciated. 50/50 raffle....

60050/51 Community Oktoberfest

Oct. 14, 2017 - Oct. 14, 2017 , 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Veteran's Memorial Park
3400 Pearl St. McHenry, IL 60050
McHenry, IL 60050
630-707-7103
The McHenry Sunrise Rotary will be hosting its annual Oktoberfest with a new location, and a new look. Live music will be playing throughout the day, including Modern Day Romeos, Jim Sieg and Staff In...

The McHenry County Historic Preservation Commission’s Landmark Bus Tour

Oct. 14, 2017 - Oct. 14, 2017 , 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Tour bus departs from The Opera House on the Woodstock Square
121 W Van Buren St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 334-4560
JOIN US ON A RELAXING BUS TOUR THROUGH OUR BEAUTIFUL MCHENRY COUNTY COUNTRYSIDE WHILE VIEWING LANDMARKED BUILDINGS INCLUDING: The Woodstock Opera House The Frank and Louise Newman House Mount Aub...

WSRep LAB Series presents The Degenerates

Oct. 16, 2017 - Oct. 16, 2017 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Degenerates by Germaine Shames Presented by WSRep LAB Series FREE ADMISSION! When Adolf Hitler declares war on Europe's avant-garde, a jaded?Paris art dealer and a high-minded Berlin art stud...

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...

Woodstock Fine Arts Association: Fall Children's Program

Oct. 17, 2017 - Oct. 17, 2017 , Two performances: 9: 30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Woodstock Opera House
121 Van Buren Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-5300
The Woodstock Fine Arts Association is pleased to present its annual Fall Children's Program to McHenry County's grade-school children. The popular improvisational troupe, Novel Ideas, returns to ins...

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...

Eugene V. Debs and Constitutional Liberties, 1895 and 1919

Oct. 21, 2017 - Oct. 21, 2017 , 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Woodstock Public Library
414 W. Judd Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
Saturday, 21 October 2017, 2:00-4:00, Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd Street, Woodstock, Illinois Eugene V. Debs and Constitutional Liberties, 1895 and 1919 Ernest Freeberg of the Universi...

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...

Truck or Treat

Oct. 28, 2017 - Oct. 28, 2017 , 10AM-12PM
Crystal Lake Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Rain or Shine. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and bring your favorite Halloween bag to collect treats. Then, head down to Crystal Lake Plaza from 12-3PM for more Halloween fun. Monster Bash...

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 ...

BoDeans

Nov. 3, 2017 - Nov. 3, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
BoDeans return to Raue Center for a rocking good time! Long known as one of the best live acts in the business, BoDeans have continued to tour year round and deliver amazing, high-energy performan...

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....

Wagon Ride and Campfire

Sep. 25, 2017 - Nov. 12, 2017 , Rides Begin at 6PM during the week and 2PM on Saturday and Sunday
Sternes's Woods
Sterne's Woods
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Discover the beauty of Sterne's Woods located north of Veteran Acres! The wagon will fit up to 20 participants at a time. A warm campfire will be waiting upon your return. Participants are welcome ...

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...

WSRep LAB Series presents Suffer A Witch

Nov. 20, 2017 - Nov. 20, 2017 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Suffer A Witch by Donna Latham Presented by WSRep LAB Series FREE Admission A trial of good and evil. Independent, tart-tongued, and unorthodox, herbalist-healer Grace sticks out like a witc...

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....

Kiwanis Santa Run for Kids 5K Run/Walk

Dec. 3, 2017 - Dec. 3, 2017 , 9:00am
Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake
26 N. Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-1773
This fun filled family event helps raise financial assistance for those kids in McHenry County who need help! The Kiwanis Club of Crystal Lake has combined forces with several fantastic agencies that...

Santa's Workshop

Dec. 3, 2017 - Dec. 3, 2017 , 2-4PM
Grand Oaks Rec Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Take a trip to Santa's Workshop! We'll have Workshop Craft Making, The Elves Sweet Shoppe, Reindeer Games and more! Santa will be there to visit with all of the good girls and boys. No walk-in regi...

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...

Christmas Bedtime Stories

Dec. 12, 2017 - Dec. 12, 2017 , 6-7PM
Rotary Building
431 N. Walkup
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Ages 3-10 - Come join Mrs. Claus for an evening of activities, stories and treats! We'll hear about the North Pole, sing songs and maybe even get a special visitor to stop by! Come dressed in your P...

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....

Christmas Bedtime Stories

Dec. 15, 2017 - Dec. 15, 2017 , 6-7PM
The Rotary Building
431 N. Walkup Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Come join Mrs. Claus for an evening of activities, stories and treats! We'll hear about the North Pole, sing songs and maybe even get a special visitor to stop by! Come dressed in your PJ's and brin...

Christmas Bedtime Stories

Dec. 15, 2017 - Dec. 15, 2017 , 7:15-8:15PM
Rotary Building
431 N. Walkup Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Ages 3-10. Come join Mrs. Claus for an evening of activities, stories and treats! We'll hear about the North Pole, sing songs and maybe even get a special visitor to stop by! Come dressed i your PJ'...

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...

Christmas Bedtime Stories

Dec. 19, 2017 - Dec. 19, 2017 , 6-7PM
Rotary Building
431 N. Walkup Ave.
Algonquin, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Ages: 3-10. Come join Mrs. Claus for an evening of activities, stories and treats! We;ll hear about the North Pole, sing songs and maybe even get a special visitor to stop by! Come dressed in your ...

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 ...

Christmas Bedtime Stories

Dec. 22, 2017 - Dec. 22, 2017 , 6-7PM
Rotary Building
431 N. Walkup Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Ages: 3-10 Come join Mrs. Claus for an evening of activities, stories and treats! We'll hear about the North Pole, sing songs and maybe even get a special visitor to stop by! Come dressed in your ...

Christmas Bedtime Stories

Dec. 22, 2017 - Dec. 22, 2017 , 7:15-8:15PM
Rotary Building
431 N. Walkup Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Ages 3-10. Come join Mrs. Claus for an evening of activities, stories and treats! We'll hear about the North Pole, sing songs and maybe even get a special visitor to stop by! Come dressed in your P...

A Rockin' New Year's Eve with Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama

Dec. 31, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2017 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
A Rockin' New Year's Eve with Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama! Join us as we welcome in the New Year with an amazing evening of Rock and Roll. Your musical host for the Evening is Jimmy Nick and he'll...

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...

WSRep LAB Series presents Miss Expanding Universe

Jan. 8, 2018 - Jan. 8, 2018 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Miss Expanding Universe by Conor McShane Presented by WSRep LAB Series FREE Admission A comedic family drama. Seventeen-year-old Amber runs away to Chicago with no job, no money, and no plans...

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...

Woodstock Groundhog Days

Feb. 1, 2018 - Feb. 4, 2018
Historic Woodstock Square
121 E Van Buren St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-334-2620
In 1993, the Harold Ramis movie "Groundhog Day" was filmed in and around Woodstock. Every Year since, on February 2 at 7:07 a.m., Woodstock Willie emerges from his tree stump in the center of the squ...

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...

Lightwire Theater's Dino-Light

Feb. 23, 2018 - Feb. 23, 2018 , 7 PM - 9:30 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
A glow-in-the-dark adventure! "Dino-Light," formerly known as "Darwin the Dinosaur," was the recipient of the prestigious Jim Henson Foundation Grant and first feature-length theatrical production ...

An Evening of Percussion

Feb. 24, 2018 - Feb. 24, 2018 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
A Crystal Lake FAVORITE! Returning for the 8th straight year, this community fundraiser is always a sellout! The Crystal Lake Strikers All-Star Drumline leads multiple groups of outstanding musicia...

The Irish Comedy Tour

Mar. 10, 2018 - Mar. 10, 2018 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
They're Irish, They're American, and They're Not Holding Back! The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous, belly-laugh band of hooligans. ...

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...

WSRep LAB Series presents Group

May. 7, 2018 - May. 7, 2018 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Group by Alex Rubin Presented by WSRep LAB Series FREE Admission A drama of friendship and healing. In a quiet New Jersey beach town, four women are about to have a very unusual reunion. Kar...

Rita Rudner

May. 12, 2018 - May. 12, 2018 , 8 PM - 11 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Algonquin, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The longest-running solo comedy show in Las Vegas history! A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas, Rita Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. With the longest-running solo comedy show in ...

One-Man Dark Knight: A Batman Parody

Jun. 15, 2018 - Jun. 15, 2018 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Why so serious? Written and Performed by Charles Ross Directed by TJ Dawe From the madmen behind "One-Man Star Wars" and "One-Man Lord of the Rings" comes an irreverent parody and homage to the...

One-Man Lord of the Rings

Jun. 16, 2018 - Jun. 16, 2018 , 8 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
One Man to do it all. One Man to rule them all! Written and Performed by Charles Ross Directed by TJ Dawe The extremely talented Canadian actor Charles Ross who brought you "One-Man Star Wars Tri...

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy

Jun. 16, 2018 - Jun. 16, 2018 , 3 PM - 5 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
One Man to do it all. One Man to rule them all! Written and Performed by Charles Ross Directed by TJ Dawe Canadian actor and uber geek, Charles Ross, brings his solo madcap creation "One-Man Star...

WSRep LAB Series presents The Excavation of Mary Anning

Jun. 18, 2018 - Jun. 18, 2018 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Algonquin, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Excavation of Mary Anning by Ian August Presented by WSRep LAB Series FREE Admission A fanciful history of a truly remarkable woman. 19th-century fossil hunter Mary Anning moves to tear d...

WSRep LAB Series presents Snowfall

Jul. 30, 2018 - Jul. 30, 2018 , 7 PM - 10 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Snowfall by Robin Brooks Presented by WSRep LAB Series FREE Admission A fractured family drama. When artist, Li, and her architect boyfriend become snowbound in their new home, only one thing...

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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