Festivals and Events

The McHenry County region hosts many events and festivals each year. Use our advance search feature below and plan a visit to our area! If you are an event organizer, tell us about your event by submitting it through our event request form.

 

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Algonquin Summer Concert Series: JukeBox Hero
Aug. 6, 2015 - Aug. 6, 2015 , 7:30-9:00 pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concert Series! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2700
Algonquin Swimming Pool & Splashpad Theme Nights- Pirate Night
Aug. 7, 2015 - Aug. 7, 2015 , 6:30-8:30pm
Theme nights are back again this summer at the Algonquin Swimming Pool & Splashpad! Join the Village of Algonquin pool staff for these fun evenings at the pool while enjoying games and lots of family fun. Events will take place during scheduled night swim hours from 6:30-8:30p. Regular pool admission applies. For mo...More Info
Cost: Regular Pool Admission Event Type: Recreation
Algonquin Swimming Pool & Splashpad
599 Longwood Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
First Friday Art Show
Aug. 7, 2015 - Aug. 7, 2015 , 5pm
Lakeside Legacy Arts Park - First Friday Duel Gallery Show Opening: Painting with Fire & Explocion de Vida For interviews, contact Vera Lewis, Marketing and Communications Manager, at 815-455-8000 or vlewis@lakesidelegacy.org Lakeside Legacy Arts Park welcomes the community to the Friday, August 7th, First Frida...More Info
Cost: Donation Event Type: Visual Arts
8pm
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154558000
First Friday Concerts
Aug. 7, 2015 - Aug. 7, 2015 , 7:00-8:30 p.m., site closes at 9 p.m.
Jeff Trudell and his band have been performing in the Chicagoland area for 15 years and continue to entertain audiences of all ages because they keep their selection fresh and updated. Jeff is putting smiles on faces right here in McHenry county monthly. You may have seen him at The Village Squires or Port Edward, or a...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Live Music
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Route 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL 60072
815-479-5779
Black Diamond Blast on the Beach
Aug. 8, 2015 - Aug. 8, 2015 , 3:00-9:00 pm
Blast on the Beach has become a perfect end of summer celebration for everyone. Not only is this event easy on the pocketbook, it is filled with fun and entertainment from start to finish. This event will truly be a 'Blast on the Beach' ! Sponsored by Black Diamond and the Crystal Lake Park District Saturday, August ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Crystal Lake Main Beach
300 Lakeshore Drive, Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0690, ext. 1213
Fall KidStuff Resale
Aug. 8, 2015 - Aug. 8, 2015 , 8am to noon
Great incredible bargains on over 15,000 gently used kids' items! You'll find clothes (newborn to 16), toys, books, videos, bikes, shoes, baby items (strollers, etc) 11am discount hour - many items ½ price! $1 admission per adult is donated to food pantries No strollers on the sales floor please Mastercard,...More Info
Cost: $1 admission Event Type: Shopping
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
1023 S. McHenry Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
none available
Sushi 101
Aug. 8, 2015 - Aug. 8, 2015 , 11 am - 2 pm
In this hands-on class, learn sushi-chef secrets to making sushi including maki rolls; how to make perfect sushi rice, sashimi and the surprisingly simple ingredient slicing techniques that mean ingredients are ready to roll. We will eat our sushi along the way complemented with the perfect beer and wine refreshment. ...More Info
Cost: $55 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Summer Sundays - Wheels of Progress-150 Years and Still Turning
Aug. 9, 2015 - Aug. 9, 2015 , 1PM - 4PM
From early settlers use of oxen to ready their fields, to the first trains that steamed through our area, transportation has been the key to progress. The grounds will host a working team of oxen, the Wheelmen (a group of high wheel bicyclists), early automobiles and many more examples of transportation over the last ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Historic
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-455-1151
Summer Sundays at Colonel Palmer House
Aug. 9, 2015 - Aug. 9, 2015 , 1:00-4:00 pm
Wheels of Progress: 150 Years and Still Turning FREE, all ages From early settlers use of oxen to ready their fields, to the first trains that steamed through our area. Transportation has een the key to progress. The grounds will host a working team of oxen, the Wheelmen-a group of high wheel bicyclists, early automo...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Historic
Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Rd, Crystal Lake
660 E. Terra Cotta Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-477-5873
Concerts in the Park-Bill O'Connell and the Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Aug. 11, 2015 - Aug. 11, 2015 , 7:00 pm
Concerts Start at 7 pm and last 60-90 minutes, Refreshments Available for Purchase Inclement weather information: In the event of inclement weather, some concerts will be moved to Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St, Crystal Lake. The decision will be made by 4 pm. Outside food and beverage are not permitted at Park Place...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Live Music
Crystal Lake Main Beach
300 Lakeshore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Algonquin Summer Concert Series: Centerfold
Aug. 13, 2015 - Aug. 13, 2015 , 7:30-9:00 pm
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concert Series! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Riverfront Park beginning at 7:30pm. We will be having a different food truck every week that will serve up great food to go with great music. These trucks...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Live Music
Riverfront Park
201 N. Harrison St.
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2700
Get Lit(erary)
Aug. 13, 2015 - Aug. 13, 2015 , 7:00p
Every Second Thursday, Le Petit Marché, a cafe and bistro across from Raue Center hosts Williams Street Repertory (WSR) for a reading series based around monthly themes. Readers include community members as well as WSR actors and staff members. Come enjoy some wine, cheese, and dinner while you watch and listen to s...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Le Petit Marche
19 N Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Sound Bites Summer Concert - Soda
Aug. 13, 2015 - Aug. 13, 2015 , 7pm
We're bringing a little 'Ravinia' to Lake in the Hills - food, drinks, and entertainment under the evening sky! Pack up the family, the folding chairs, the bug spray, and head over to Village Hall for an evening of free fun. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the Village Hall multipurpose room. ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Live Music
Lake in the Hills Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Park Picnic - Istvan & His Imaginary Band
Aug. 14, 2015 - Aug. 14, 2015 , 11AM
Park Picnic Friday, August 14 - Istvan & His Imaginary Band The Lake in the Hills Parks & Recreation Department invites you to join us on the Village Hall lawn for a free Park Picnic! On Friday, June 26 we will host Istvan & His Imaginary Band. Istvan plays his Martin acoustic guitar through an endless series of ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Recreation
Lake in the Hills Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Home Orchard Management Workshop
Aug. 15, 2015 - Aug. 15, 2015 , 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Royal Oak Farm Orchard is a strong supporter of Home Orchard Culture, a system designed to increase the number of trees a homeowner with a small or medium sized lot can grow. The workshop will also cover choosing, planting, caring for and managing pests in your fruit trees. Hands on experience in the workshop includ...More Info
Cost: $25 per person Event Type: Educational
Royal Oak Farm Pavilion
15908 Hebron Rd.
Harvard, IL 60033
815-648-4141
Marengo Music Fest
Aug. 15, 2015 - Aug. 15, 2015 , 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fun filled day of music, Car show, Show & Shine, food, bingo, kids activities...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Festivals
Franks Road, Marengo, IL
Franks Road
Marengo, IL 60152
815-568-6680
Essential Oils Make & Take
Aug. 20, 2015 - Aug. 20, 2015 , 6:00-9:30pm
This is nothing like a home party...AND we are hosting at Crystal Lake Brewery...Stations will be setup where you can create your own take home items with essential oils. We will start off with a brief intro on oils, safety and their uses, then the fun begins. We will make things like Sleepy Cream, Minty Love Cream,...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Educational
Crystal Lake Brewing
150 N Main St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(847) 409-8433
WiStEx presented by WSR Improv
Aug. 20, 2015 - Aug. 20, 2015 , 7:00p
WSR Improv will be putting on a slightly-scripted, podcastified, multi-formatted comedy extravaganza. Part comedy, part drama, part whatever-happens, part genius show an hour and a half before the improv show every Third Thursday night....More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
WSR Improv
Aug. 20, 2015 - Aug. 20, 2015 , 8:30p
With a set based entirely on audience suggestions and participation, the WSR Improv Troupe has managed to pack more laughs per minute in a single hour than most people can produce in a lifetime. The Troupes members hail from all corners of Crystal Lake and its surrounding villages, yet still manages to be an intensely...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Farm to Table Wine Dinner - An Evening Under the Stars in the Garden
Aug. 21, 2015 - Aug. 21, 2015 , 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Experience the true meaning of Farm to Table; spend the evening under the stars at Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus garden& Farm to Table Dinner. This event showcases 'LUREC's' produce with locally sourced products, will take place in the garden and start with a wine reception served with appetizers and pro...More Info
Cost: $75 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Movies in the Park-Muppets Most Wanted
Aug. 21, 2015 - Aug. 21, 2015 , 7:00 pm
Movies begin at dark. Come early for pre-movie festivities including Pre-movie fun: find the clues to solve the movie mystery Inclement weather information: In case of inclement weather, the movie will be moved inside to the Main Beach Pavilion Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Eating Contest at 7 pm Enter Baskin Robbins Ic...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Family Outdoors
Crystal Lake Main Beach
300 Lakeshore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Music, Mood, and Melodies Outdoor Concert @ the Dole
Aug. 21, 2015 - Aug. 21, 2015 , 7:30pm
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL - The Listening Room is proud to announce the first ever outdoor concert featuring Paul and Kerena Moeller on August 21st at 7:30pm. Together, guitarist Paul Moeller and his wife, cellist Kerena Moeller, will be performing an evening of "instrumental" classical, spanish, jazz and popular music. Paul a...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Performing Arts
The Dole Mansion
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154558000
Home of the Sparrow's Charity Golf Outing
Aug. 24, 2015 - Aug. 24, 2015 , 10 am - 7 pm
Home of the Sparrow's Charity Golf Outing for Women & Children is on Monday, August 24th. Register before July 31st for an early bird special price of $10 off regular individual fee of $175. Foursome is $660 or join for dinner only - $40/person. Golf packages include: greens fee & cart, box lunch, driving range, bag ha...More Info
Cost: $175 Event Type: Outdoors
Bull Valley Golf Club
1311 Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-271-5444
Poetry Night
Aug. 24, 2015 - Aug. 24, 2015 , 8:00p
Poet and puppeteer, Phil C. Denofrio, has recently been elected by Raue Center For The Arts to fulfill the newly created role of Poet in Residence. Mr. Denofrios duties are to host several poetry nights: scheduled on the fourth Monday of every other month and open mics over the course of the next two years. These nigh...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
HEARTACHE TONIGHT Tribute to the Eagles
Aug. 29, 2015 - Aug. 29, 2015 , 8:00p
Formed in 2008, Heartache Tonight has quickly become the premiere Eagles Tribute band in the world, playing sold out concerts at top performing arts centers and festivals all across the country. From the powerful guitar duel in "Hotel California" to the shimmering harmonies of "Peaceful Easy Feeilng," Heartache Tonight...More Info
Cost: $29 Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Creek Gallery
Aug. 14, 2015 - Aug. 30, 2015 , Opening night: 6 - 9 pm (check site for additional exhibition hours)
60+ local and international artists exhibit 100 pieces of fine art in a large, modern church space. Opening night is a secular event with music, hors d'oeuvres and espresso bar. ...More Info
Cost: Free Admission. Event Type: Visual Arts
Willow Crystal Lake
220 N. Exchange, Ste A
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154044094
Tag Day Event Benefitting Senior Care Volunteer Network
Aug. 29, 2015 - Aug. 30, 2015 , 9am-3pm
You Can Be a Lifesaver at the first annual Tag Day Event benefitting Senior Care Volunteer Network! Donate loose change, dollars, or checks at participating Jewel locations in Cary, Crystal Lake, and McHenry from 9am-3pm on August 29 and 30. 88 cents of every dollar received is used for direct program services that b...More Info
Cost: Donations welcome Event Type: Family
Jewel Stores: Crystal Lake, Cary, and McHenry, IL
6140 NW Hwy, 696 NW Hwy, and 4222 W. Elm St.
Crystal Lake, Cary, McHenry, IL
815-455-3120
First Friday Concerts
Sep. 4, 2015 - Sep. 4, 2015 , 7:00-8:30 p.m., site closes at 9 p.m.
Nippersink Rogues, Tom Steffens and Mike Knauf, have been performing together for more than 25 years. They entertain audiences with a blend of well known Irish standards and traditional jigs, reels and Irish dances. The Rogues feature Tom on piano and vocals and Mike on flute, soprano Sax, Irish whistle and vocals. "Ki...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Live Music
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Route 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL 60072
815-479-5779
SUMMER SUNSET 5K FUN RUN / 2-MILE WALK
Sep. 4, 2015 - Sep. 4, 2015 , 7pm
This 5K (3.1 Mile) Fun Run / 2 mile walk course will be flat and fast with no need to worry about hills. The Friday 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. The 5K and 2-mile fun run/walk will be untimed, so if you want ...More Info
Cost: $25 before 8/27, $35 after Event Type: Recreation
Sunset Park
5200 Miller Rd
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Art Fair at the Dole
Sep. 5, 2015 - Sep. 6, 2015 , 10:00am-5pm
Lakeside Legacy Arts Park is hosting its Annual Art Fair. The event will be held on September 5th & 6th, on the grounds of the beautiful historic Dole Mansion. There will be tents filled with fine art, a children's art area, opportunity to purchase original works of art and enjoy food and wine. ...More Info
Cost: No admission cost Event Type: Visual Arts
Lakeside Legacy Arts Park
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, IL 60014
815-455-8000
Get Lit(erary)
Sep. 10, 2015 - Sep. 10, 2015 , 7:00p
Every Second Thursday, Le Petit Marché, a cafe and bistro across from Raue Center hosts Williams Street Repertory (WSR) for a reading series based around monthly themes. Readers include community members as well as WSR actors and staff members. Come enjoy some wine, cheese, and dinner while you watch and listen to s...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Le Petit Marche
19 N Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
RAUETOBERFEST Raue Centers Oktoberfest
Sep. 11, 2015 - Sep. 12, 2015 , 4p-12p
Back after an amazing first year! Dont miss this traditional German celebration. When you come be sure to bring your appetite, as our authentic German fare is guaranteed to please . We promise to quench your thirst with great beer and ales, as well as provide you with hours of Oktoberfest-style entertainment for the w...More Info
Cost: $5-$8 Event Type: Festivals
100 S Main
100 S Main
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
DWYER LEGACY CONCERT featuring Back Home Again & ESO
Sep. 19, 2015 - Sep. 19, 2015 , 8:00p
Joyce and Bill Dwyer embodied the spirit of Raue Center and their spirit is a huge part of what the center is to this day. This special concert will feature Back Home Again: A Tribute to John Denver and the beautiful music of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra.The majority of suburban orchestras tend to hover in the middling...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Festivals
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Mastering Gluten Free Cooking - Delicious and Economical Everyday-Food
Sep. 19, 2015 - Sep. 19, 2015 , 11 am - 2 pm
Being gluten-free is hard because gluten is everywhere, sometimes hidden in a long list of ingredients (and sometimes going by unfamiliar names.) Learning how to avoid gluten will be the first thing covered in this class, but you will also learn how to cook and bake without it. Because it can be expensive to follow a G...More Info
Cost: $55 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
NOTHING UP MY SLEEVE 2.0
Sep. 20, 2015 - Sep. 20, 2015 , 3p
A whole new magical experience! With an updated focus on exclusively family-friendly acts, this longstanding Raue Center program returns better than ever. Featuring: Dennis DeBondt Very Funny Magic is a blend of improvisational work with the famed Second City and years of performing for children. Witness the ...More Info
Cost: $17 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Focus and Fitness  Mindful Brain & Body Training
Now - Sep. 24, 2015 , 10:30am - 11:30am
Focus and Fitness  Mindful Brain & Body Training Focus & Fitness teaches transferable life skills to move people out of sedentary or struggling lifestyles and away from the autopilot that creates a fixed mind and body, into wellness and well-being. Where Are You? Is Today the Tomorrow You Thought About...More Info
Cost: 300 paid in full or $360 paid weekly ($30/class). Event Type: Educational
Young Masters Martial Arts and Fitness
110 Johnson St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
224-247-7500
IRISH HOUSE PARTY
Sep. 25, 2015 - Sep. 25, 2015 , 8:00p
New Irish music show leaving behind the old waistcoat and flat cap image. Irish music and dance shows often conjure up images of flat caps, waist coats and comely maidens dancing at the cross-roads. The Irish House Party is a welcome antidote to these often cheesy portrayals of Irish music and culture. For the first...More Info
Cost: $20 ($25 at Door) Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Food and Wine Pairing - Earth's Flavors Reimagined
Sep. 26, 2015 - Sep. 26, 2015 , 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Let's explore the idea of conscious dining-how we produce and harvest the food we eat, and the effect that has on the health of our planet and ourselves. We will explore this idea by bringing together the most diverse cultural flavors and influences, uniting and transforming them. Communal tables and a shared sense of ...More Info
Cost: $75 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber Wine Walk
Sep. 26, 2015 - Sep. 26, 2015 , 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
10 locations with three wines to savor at each stop. $35 includes wine glass and complimentary bottle of select wine. Live music at the gazebo. Portion of the proceeds will go to Memorial Hall for restoration. ...More Info
Cost: $35 Event Type: Culinary Festivals
Richmond, Illinois
Downtown Richmond
Richmond, IL 60071
815-678-7742
Focus and Fitness  Mindful Brain & Body Training
Now - Sep. 27, 2015 , 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Focus and Fitness  Mindful Brain & Body Training Focus & Fitness teaches transferable life skills to move people out of sedentary or struggling lifestyles and away from the autopilot that creates a fixed mind and body, into wellness and well-being. Where Are You? Is Today the Tomorrow You Thought About...More Info
Cost: $300 paid in full or $360 paid weekly ($30/class). Event Type: Educational
Young Masters Martial Arts and Fitness
110 Johnson St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
224-247-7500
Blooms & Rooms - "Pink Lady Night"
Now - Sep. 28, 2015 , 3:30 - 6:30
Pop in on Cruise Night for Blooms & Rooms "Pink Lady Night" shopping event. Wear pink, get creative & SAVE! Every Monday through September....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
Blooms & Rooms, 1245 N. Green St., Downtown McHenry
1245 N. Green St.
McHenry, IL 60050
779-704-2943
Fun on the Farm
Oct. 3, 2015 - Oct. 3, 2015 , 11:00 am-5:00pm
Horse rides, games, hay rides, pumpkin patch, concessions, prizes!...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Festivals
Dream Riders at Midwest Center for Children's Development
4701 N. Oak St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
815-788-1022
Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk
Oct. 3, 2015 - Oct. 3, 2015 , 8:00 am
Join the Algonquin Recreation Department in the third annual Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 3, 2015. The race will feature a professionally timed 3.2 mile run and a 1.5 mile walk road course throughout downtown Algonquin. The race will start promptly at 8:00 a.m., with check-in and registration begin...More Info
Cost: Registration Fees: Walker- $20 Runner- $25 Event Type: Recreation
Downtown Algonquin
2 S. Main St
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2716
Live2Lead-McHenry County
Oct. 9, 2015 - Oct. 9, 2015 , 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Live2Lead is a live leadership broadcast event that is hosted locally via simulcast. This half-day leadership offers the community and area leaders the opportunity to watch, listen and learn from world renown leaders while networking with other leaders right here in our community. This year's speaker line-up features L...More Info
Cost: $59-99 Event Type: Educational
McHenry County College
8900 US-14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
847-910-9414
From Sea to Table - Exploring the World of Seafood
Oct. 10, 2015 - Oct. 10, 2015 , 11 am - 2 pm
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 - and demonstrate the versatility of fish in the menu - appetizer, salad, entrée and sandwich. Perfectly paired wines will accompany the dishes. We will address the co...More Info
Cost: $55 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
Food and Wine Pairing - The Wines of Bordeaux
Oct. 17, 2015 - Oct. 17, 2015 , 6 pm - 9 pm
Explore this famous wine region of Bordeaux with classical French cuisine, classic French style table service and fine wines from this region. Evening starts with a wine reception and appetizers and proceeds to a five course wine dinner....More Info
Cost: $75 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-1032
One Man Breaking Bad
Oct. 18, 2015 - Oct. 18, 2015 , 7:00p
LA actor Miles Allen smacks the senses with his super-charged, hilariously accurate renditions of all the iconic characters, including Walter White, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring....More Info
Cost: $25 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Poetry Night
Oct. 23, 2015 - Oct. 23, 2015 , 8:00p
Poet and puppeteer, Phil C. Denofrio, has recently been elected by Raue Center For The Arts to fulfill the newly created role of Poet in Residence. Mr. Denofrios duties are to host several poetry nights: scheduled on the fourth Monday of every other month and open mics over the course of the next two years. These nigh...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Gypsy: The Musical
Oct. 9, 2015 - Nov. 1, 2015 , 8p & 3p
Mama Rose, the quintessential stage mother, is determined that her younger daughter June will have a successful vaudeville career. But times are changing & after June elopes, Mama turns her attention to her older daughter, Louise. The rise of burlesque is upon them & nothing will ever be the same again for Madame Rose....More Info
Cost: $32.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Green Living Expo
Nov. 7, 2015 - Nov. 7, 2015 , 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join MCC for the 8th annual Green Living Expo that inspires people how to create a more energy efficient household and live a more sustainable lifestyle. This event attracts approx. 800 residents from McHenry County and beyond. New this year is a special exhibit on student sustainability projects. Students from are...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Expo
McHenry County College
8900 U.S. Hwy. 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
(815) 455-8728
Jimmy Nick & Dont Tell Mama
Nov. 21, 2015 - Nov. 21, 2015 , 8:00p
Jimmy Nick is an old fashioned, guitar-slinging blues prodigy who was developing his chops in famous Chicago clubs when he was only 16. Jimmy Nick combines boundless energy and a dominating stage presence. Jimmy Nick is a force that is taking the Chicago club and blues scene by storm....More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Christmas At The Dole and Winter Fest
Dec. 4, 2015 - Dec. 5, 2015 , Friday: 5pm -8pm and Saturday: 11am - 4pm
The community is welcome to celebrate the holiday season at the annual Christmas at the Dole and Winter Fest holiday festivities the 1st week of December. Guest can attend a holiday theme 1st Friday Art Show and a holiday performance in 'the Listening room'. This is a unique winter experience that the entire family wi...More Info
Cost: You cna purchase tickets for select attractions. Donations are appreciated. Event Type: Holiday
Lakeside Legacy Arts Park
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, IL 60014
815-455-8000
Kiwanis Santa Run For Kids
Dec. 6, 2015 - Dec. 6, 2015 , 9am
The Kiwanis Santa Run is a 5k-Walk and 1 mile kids dash. This will be our 4th annual. This event raises funds for Big Brother Big Sister, Turning Point, CASA, Girls on the Run and Main Stay. It is held at the Raue Center in CL. December 6, 9AM start. We hope to break 1,000 Santa's for this event. All participants ...More Info
Cost: $38.00 Event Type: Recreation
Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake , IL 60014
815-459-1773
Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops Concert
Dec. 11, 2015 - Dec. 11, 2015 , 8:00p
A Raue Center holiday tradition! The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra returns to Raue Center For The Arts for a beloved tradition. Their Holiday Pops Concert provides quality orchestral music through festive combinations of contemporary and classic hits....More Info
Cost: $52 Event Type: Holiday
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Voices in Harmony: Sing-Along Messiah
Dec. 13, 2015 - Dec. 13, 2015 , 4:00p
The community and the Voices in Harmony choir join their voices in harmony with Handels great masterwork. It is present with a 25-piece orchestra, excellent soloists, and projections of beautiful calligraphy by Timothy Botts. The McHenry County Choir Chorus will supplement the on-stage choir. Truly this is one of th...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Holiday
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
The Nutcracker Ballet with Berkshire Ballet Theatre
Dec. 19, 2015 - Dec. 19, 2015 , 3:00p
As audience members, you will hear Tchaikovskys unforgettable music, witness emotional dancing, and view lavish costumes when the come to the Raue Centers stage for another fantastic year of the Nutcracker Ballet. This incredible production is brought to you in conjunction with The Berkshire Ballet Theatre....More Info
Cost: $27 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Poetry Night
Dec. 28, 2015 - Dec. 28, 2015 , 8:00p
Poet and puppeteer, Phil C. Denofrio, has recently been elected by Raue Center For The Arts to fulfill the newly created role of Poet in Residence. Mr. Denofrios duties are to host several poetry nights: scheduled on the fourth Monday of every other month and open mics over the course of the next two years. These nigh...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
New Years Eve Comedy Show Starring Steve Cochran
Dec. 31, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2015 , 3:00p & 7:00p
Wouldnt it be great if there were a NYE show you could see and still be home falling asleep by 11& just like every year? Good news& there is& because Steve Cochran and guests will be funny (and done by 10pm). Yes, the best stand up comedy on stage means you will have a great time saying goodbye to 2015 at Raue Center....More Info
Cost: $52 Event Type: Holiday
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Close To You
Jan. 9, 2016 - Jan. 9, 2016 , 8:00p
Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with her unabashedly catchy pop music. The Carpenters beautiful, memorable love songs topped the Billboard charts with more than a dozen number one hits. Now, singer and playwright Lisa Rock has arranged a 6-piece ...More Info
Cost: $25 Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Walk On
Feb. 4, 2016 - Feb. 4, 2016 , 7:00p
Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks weaves together music and drama to tell the story of Rosa Parks from her childhood in rural Alabama to her famous decision to sit down and be counted. WalkOnRosaParksStory The play dispels myths about Parks and her protest as it paints a portrait of complex woman who had to find...More Info
Cost: $6 Students, $20 GA Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Evening of Percussion
Feb. 20, 2016 - Feb. 20, 2016 , 7:00p
Packed with energy and excitement, this event features performances by the Crystal Lake Strikers All-Star Drumline  comprised of adult drummers as well as talented high school drummers from our community. The Crystal Lake Strikers also award a local high school drummer the Tim Altoff Memorial Scholarship. ...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Poetry Night
Feb. 22, 2016 - Feb. 22, 2016 , 8:00p
Poet and puppeteer, Phil C. Denofrio, has recently been elected by Raue Center For The Arts to fulfill the newly created role of Poet in Residence. Mr. Denofrios duties are to host several poetry nights: scheduled on the fourth Monday of every other month and open mics over the course of the next two years. These nigh...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Moon Mouse
Mar. 10, 2016 - Mar. 10, 2016 , 7:00p
Marvin the mouse wants to be popular. Constantly bullied and picked on by the cool rats, he is labeled as a looser and a geek. To get away from the continuous badgering, he retreats into his science books and a world of fantasy. He longs to have adventures, to be the hero. Join Marvin on the space adventure of a l...More Info
Cost: $6 Students, $20 GA Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
One Night Of Queen
Mar. 24, 2016 - Mar. 24, 2016 , 8:00p
Gary Mullen has been a lifelong Queen fan and has always been a keen singer. His career as Freddie started in 2000, when his wife and his mother secretly applied to the Granada TV show Stars in Their Eyes. Gary won the overall Live Grand Final, polling 864,838 votes, more than double the runner up and setting the al...More Info
Cost: $45 Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Late Nite Catechism
Mar. 26, 2016 - Mar. 26, 2016 , 2:00p
Join ArtisNaples for the Easter edition of Chicagos long-running comedy show, Late Nite Catechism. Part catechism class, part stand-up routine, the interactive show will unearth origins of Easter bunnies, eggs and, of course, Peeps. Strap on your Easter bonnet and bring the whole family to the Daniels Pavilion as Sis...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Holiday
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
American English
Apr. 2, 2016 - Apr. 2, 2016 , 8:00p
American English is simply the best Beatle tribute story of our time. At the inception of the band, they were voted number one by thousands of Beatle fans as winners of sound a like contests at Beatlefest® for three consecutive years. They have also won Illinois Entertainer of the Year and have been voted "Best Tribu...More Info
Cost: $20 Event Type: Live Music
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Poetry Night
Apr. 25, 2016 - Apr. 25, 2016 , 8:00p
Poet and puppeteer, Phil C. Denofrio, has recently been elected by Raue Center For The Arts to fulfill the newly created role of Poet in Residence. Mr. Denofrios duties are to host several poetry nights: scheduled on the fourth Monday of every other month and open mics over the course of the next two years. These nigh...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
World Tai Chi and QiGong Day
Now - Apr. 25, 2105 , 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Global Event April 25th in the Historic Woodstock Square will offer FREE Tai Chi Harvard Health Publications has called Tai Chi Medication in Motion for all the myriad health issues it has been proven to help& (source: www.worldtaichiday.org) World Tai Chi & QiGong Day began in Kansas City, Missouri in 1998 and ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Woodstock Square Mall
110 Johnson St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-458-0377

 



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