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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Cary Grove Chamber Golf Outing
Aug. 22, 2014 - Aug. 22, 2014 , 7:30 a.m.
13th ANNUAL CHAMBER IN PARADISE GOLF OUTING Chalet Hills Golf Club 943 Rawson Bridge Rd., Oakwood Hills, IL 60013 Friday, August 22, 2014 7:30 a.m. Bag Drop, Breakfast and Registration 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start Scramble Format Followed by lunch, awards and prizes Registration includes: 18 Holes of Golf, Car...More Info
Cost: $125 per golfer Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Chalet Hills Golf Club
943 Rawson Bridge Road
Oakwood Hills, IL 60013
847-639-2800
Marengo Music Festival
Now - Aug. 23, 2014 , 2:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Family and friends will enjoy this dynamic one-day festival offering live entertainment by four popular bands plus plenty of food, fun and fireworks. All food and drink must be purchased on the premises....More Info
Cost: Parking $5.00 per car Event Type: Family
Indian Oaks Park
825 Indian Oaks Trail
Marengo, IL , IL 60152
815-568-6680
1st Annual Paw Crawl
Aug. 23, 2014 - Aug. 23, 2014 , 5 pm - 1 am
COME CRAWL AROUND THE WOODSTOCK SQUARE AND RAISE A GLASS TO BENEFIT HELPING PAWS ANIMAL SHELTER! Registration and check-in from 5:00-8:00pm at Public House Paw Crawl event is from 5:00pm to 1:00am Register today for the first annual Paw Crawl pub crawl which benefits the homeless animals at Helping Paws Animal Shelt...More Info
Cost: $40 Event Type: Arts
Woodstock Square
201 Main Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 404-6698
ChainO'Lakes Brewing Co Beer-iversary
Aug. 23, 2014 - Aug. 23, 2014 , 1:00 - 6:00
Chain OLakes will celebrate its one-year Beer-iversary on Saturday, 23 August 2014 with multiple bands to include Mississippi Stranglers, food by Family Affair, a baggo tournament, and a special release of our Fox River Scotch Ale. Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company unveiled its new Brewery on the site of the original ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Family
Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company
3425 Pearl St
McHenry, IL 60050
815-331-8345
Late Nite Catechism
Aug. 23, 2014 - Aug. 23, 2014 , 3PM & 7PM
Catechism classes are never as much fun - or as hilarious - as when they are led by Sister in the latest addition to international hit comedy series, Late Nite Catechism by Maripat Donovan. Late Nite Catechism, which was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award in New York and recently won the L.A. Drama Critics Cir...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St.
crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Woodstock Jazz Festival
Aug. 23, 2014 - Aug. 23, 2014 , 9:30am-1pm & 7-10pm
Woodstock Jazz Festival featuring Le Percolateur THE MORNING Starting at 9:30 am on the Woodstock Town Square at the Gazebo $Free! The Rick Embach Trio Vibraphonist Rick Embach and his friends have been entertaining audiences all over the area. They're a local staple in the jazz scene and should not be mi...More Info
Cost: $10 (evening performances only) Event Type: Arts
Woodstock Square Gazebo & Stage Left Cafe
125 E Van Buren St
Woodstock, IL 60098
6th Annual Charity Ride
Aug. 24, 2014 - Aug. 24, 2014 , 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Come join us for our 6th annual Motorcycle Charity Ride benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. Visit us at www.bwcharityride.org for more information or contact Don Prigge at 815.788.2100...More Info
Cost: 20.00 per rider Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Baird & Warner Crystal Lake
6330 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815.788.2100
Cary Cruise Night
Now - Aug. 27, 2014 , Wednesdays: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cary Cruise Night 2014 W. Main St. and Jandus Rd. off of Route 14 in Cary Wednesday Evenings from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Date Themes June 4 Dust Off  All Cars June 11 Corvette Night June 18 Mustang/Ford/Cobra Night June 25 Import Night July 2 Red, White and Blue Car Night July 9 Converti...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family
W. Main and Jandus Rd off of Rt.14
W. Main and Jandus Rd off of Rt. 14
Cary, IL 60013
847-639-2800
Williams Street Rep Improv
Aug. 28, 2014 - Aug. 28, 2014 , 8:30PM-10PM
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 intensel...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Dinner in the Park
Aug. 29, 2014 - Aug. 29, 2014 , 5PM - 8PM
Downtown Crystal Lake/Main Street is pleased to host Dinner in the Park". This is a FREE concert series featuring local musical talent. Guests are invited to bring their own dinner or purchase their meal from one of our downtown restaurants. Food vendors will be available on-site. Event is held in Depot Park (Woodstoc...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Arts
Depot Park, Downtown Crystal Lake
70 E. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Lunch in the Park
Aug. 29, 2014 - Aug. 29, 2014 , 11AM - 2PM
Downtown Crystal Lake/Main Street is pleased to host Lunch in the Park". This is a FREE concert series featuring local musical talent. Guests are invited to bring their own lunch or purchase their meal from one of our downtown restaurants. Food vendors will be available on-site. Event is held in Depot Park (Woodstock ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Arts
Depot Park, Downtown Crystal Lake
70 E. Woodstock
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Summer Sunset 5K
Aug. 29, 2014 - Aug. 29, 2014 , 7pm
This 5K run / 2 mile walk course is flat and fast with no need to worry about hills. This Friday evening run allows you to start your Labor Day weekend right. Come for the run and stay for the entertainment at the Summer Sunset Festival! Register now at www.lith.org or www.signmeup.com/98864...More Info
Cost: $25 thru 8/25, $30 after Event Type: Family
Sunset Park
5200 Miller Rd
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Food Preservation
Aug. 30, 2014 - Aug. 30, 2014 , 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Learn how to properly and safely preserve your harvest for the year. Understand the techniques for canning, proper freezing, drying, and fermenting....More Info
Cost: $35 Event Type: Family
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
NIGHTRAIN
Aug. 30, 2014 - Aug. 30, 2014 , 8:00-10:00p
Nightrain is not just a tribute band, but they are a show in and of itself that captures every aspect of the band from the perfect sound to the thrilling showmanship of GNR. Nightrains member are as follows: Rob Hernandez is Steven; James Greenberg is Duff; Steve Miller is Izzy; Andrew Miller is Slash; John Grange P...More Info
Cost: $34 Event Type: Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Nightrain: The Guns n Roses Tribute Experience
Aug. 30, 2014 - Aug. 30, 2014 , 8pm
Nightrain's tribute show to Guns N Roses has been taking the US by storm for four years running. Performances have ranged from The House of Blues, MTV's Famous Club LaVela, the FC Dallas Stadium, to this year's Carolina Rebellion, hsaring the bill with Alice in Chains, Soundgarded, and Buckcherry to name a few. Nightra...More Info
Cost: $34-$37 Event Type: Arts
The Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Festival
Aug. 29, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2014 , 8/29 3:00pm - 10:30 pm 8/30 & 8/31 Noon - 10:30pm
Join us for the farewell celebration to summer! The Summer Sunset Festival offers entertainment, food, rides, a parade, a custom/classic car show, melon propellin competition, arts & crafts plus small business expo, 5K run and 2K walk, Got Talent competition and McHenry County's premier festival wine tasting event! ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family
Sunset Park 5200 Miller Road Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
First Friday Concerts-Cheryl Niemo and the Down Home Boys
Sep. 5, 2014 - Sep. 5, 2014 , 7-8:30 p.m.-site closes at 9 p.m.
Join us on the first Friday of each month this summer for an evening of music and nature. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy the beautiful view from the Lost Valley Visitor Center patio and stay for a concert from talented regional musicians. Note: No glass containers. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Arts
Lost Valley Visitor Center Patio-Glacial Park
Route 31 & Harts Road
Ringwood, IL 60072
815-479-5779
Hope Through Dance
Sep. 5, 2014 - Sep. 5, 2014 , 8PM
"Hope Through Dance is a festival bringing together performance companies and dancers in honor of Laura Maceika. This performance is the annual fundraiser for the Laura Twirls Suicide Awareness Foundation. Laura Twirls is an independent foundation established by Jeri Pulver, the mother of Laura Maceika. The purpose...More Info
Cost: $28 Adult, $18 Student Event Type: Arts
Woodstock Opera House
121 E Van Buren St,
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-4212
Artisan Breads
Sep. 6, 2014 - Sep. 6, 2014 , 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Take a firsthand look into the art of baking artisan breads. Understand sourdough, learn to mix, shape, proof, and properly cook a great loaf of bread from simple to complex. Tap into the bakers percentage as we explore one of the Worlds best traditions....More Info
Cost: $35 Event Type: Family
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
The Fat Babies
Sep. 6, 2014 - Sep. 6, 2014 , 8PM
The Fat Babies are a seven piece jazz band interpreting classic styles of the 1920s and 30s. Founded in 2010 by string bass player Beau Sample, its members include Andy Schumm (cornet), John Otto (reeds), Dave Bock (trombone), Jake Sanders (banjo and guitar), Paul Asaro (piano), and Alex Hall (drums). Their debut rel...More Info
Cost: $19 All Seats Event Type: Arts
Woodstock Opera House
121 E Van Buren St,
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-4212
Crystal Lake Half Marathon
Sep. 7, 2014 - Sep. 7, 2014 , 8:00 am
Please join us for a competitive race, on a ISATF certified course, through Lippold Park, Crystal Lake, and Lakewood. The Crystal Lake 1/2 Marathon does not close streets for this race. Due to the likelihood you will experience cars on the course, we ask that no headphones of any kind be worn during the race. (i.e. ipo...More Info
Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Lippold Park
Crystal Lake, Il 60014
815-459-0680
McHenry County Heart Walk, Dash and Dance at the Dole
Sep. 13, 2014 - Sep. 14, 2014 , 5:00pm-8:30pm
Walk, Dash or Dance at the Dole in Honor or Memory of a Loved one. Live Music and lite appetizers. Visit vendor booths and meet our Heart Ambassador(s). Heart Disease is the #1 Killer....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Dole Mansion (Lakeside Legacy Arts Park)
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-404-7320
Centennial Monthly Speaker Series - Cemeteries
Sep. 14, 2014 - Sep. 14, 2014 , 1:00 pm
The Union Cemetery preserves the memories of many former Crystal Lake residents. Learn the history of this cemetery and some unique facts about the residents and headstones with this presentation as part of the FREE Monthly Historical Speaker Series....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts
Crystal Lake City Hall
100 West Woodstock Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-3615
Closing Centennial Festival
Sep. 14, 2014 - Sep. 14, 2014 , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Crystal Lake Planning Closing Celebration for its Centennial Year Crystal Lake  The closing of Crystal Lakes year-long centennial brings with it another free family event this fall. The Closing Centennial Festival will be on Sunday, September 14, 2014. The celebration will be held in downtown Crystal Lake from 1:0...More Info
Cost: None Event Type: Family
Downtown Crystal Lake
Williams Street, Downtown Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-2020
Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos
Sep. 14, 2014 - Sep. 14, 2014 , 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Felix and Fingers Announced as Featured Entertainer at Crystal Lake Centennial Closing Event Crystal Lake  The Crystal Lake Centennial Committee is excited to announce that Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos will be the featured entertainer at the Crystal Lake Centennial Closing Event on September 14, 2014. The closi...More Info
Cost: None Event Type: Family
Main Stage on Williams Street
Williams Street and Brink Street
Crystal Lake , IL 60014
815-459-2020
The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs
Sep. 13, 2014 - Sep. 20, 2014 , 9/13, 19 @ 8p; 9/20 @ 3p
Mike Daisey (dubbed a mater storyteller by the New York Times) turns his razor-sharp wit to Americas most mysterious technology icon in this hilarious and harrowing tale of pride, beauty, and industrial design. He illuminates how the former CEO of Apple and his obsessions shape our daily lives, while following the ...More Info
Cost: $32.50 - $38.50 Event Type: Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs
Sep. 13, 2014 - Sep. 20, 2014 , Sept 13 and 19 @ 8 PM|Sept 20 @ 3 PM
Williams Street Rep is proud to present The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. Mike Daisey, hailed as the master storyteller by the New York Times, turns his razor-sharp wit to Americas most mysterious technology icon in this hilarious and harrowing tale of pride, beauty, lust and industrial design. Show Run...More Info
Cost: $35.50 Event Type: Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Art, Antique & Vintage Collectibles Auction
Sep. 20, 2014 - Sep. 20, 2014 , Reception & Silent Auction 6PM, Live Auction 7PM
The Friends of the Opera House are pleased to present their second annual Art, Antique and Vintage Collectibles Auction which will be held at the Woodstock Opera House. The evening will begin at 6PM with lite hor d'oeuvres, a cash bar and bids for silent auction items, followed by a live auction at 7PM with special gue...More Info
Cost: $5 At the door Event Type: Arts
Woodstock Opera House
121 E Van Buren St,
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-4212
Motorcycle Charity Run
Sep. 20, 2014 - Sep. 20, 2014 , Registration begins at 9:00 am
McHenry County H.O.G (Harley Owners Group) Charity Ride Event will support 2 very needy causes this year. Helping Paws, a no-kill shelter and the Neighbors Food Pantry of Wonder Lake. Both organizations are 501(c)(3) not for profit organizations, so your donations are tax deductible. Riders & Passengers are asked to r...More Info
Cost: $20 per bike Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Woodstock Harley-Davidson
2050 S. Eastwood Drive
Woodstock , IL 60098
815-338-4400
Pedal for PADS 2014
Sep. 21, 2014 - Sep. 21, 2014 , 9:00 am
Pedal for PADS is an annual bike-a-thon devoted to supporting P.A.D.S. of McHenry County. This year, the event will be held at beautiful Larsen Park, Lake in the Hills, Illinois and continue along the McHenry County Prairie Trail. A map of the trails will be provided. The ride will span 36 miles for advanced riders (18...More Info
Cost: 19 for 1/ 75 for 5/ 85 for 6 Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Larsen Park Creekview Ln, Lake in the Hills, IL
Creekview Ln
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
312-523-4323
Woodstock Duathlon
Sep. 21, 2014 - Sep. 21, 2014 , 7:00 am
Races Short course - 2K Run, 20K Bike, 2K Run Long course - 10K Run, 40K Bike, 5K Run...More Info
Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Emricson Park
900 W. South Street
Woodstock, Il 60098
312.617.9551
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
Sep. 12, 2014 - Sep. 24, 2014 , 8pm & 3pm
Have you ever wondered if you might be crazy? Has the notion ever caused you anxiety? Perhaps Trudy can help. She has embraced her own insanity and may be able to lead you to a new freedom of thought that's just a stones throw beyond the edge of reality. But if the thought of entrusting your mind to a crazy person...More Info
Cost: $35.50 Event Type: Arts
The Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Searh for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
Sep. 12, 2014 - Sep. 24, 2014 , Sept 12 and 20 @ 8 PM|Sept 13, 14, 17, 21 and 24 @ 3 PM
Williams Street Rep is proud to present The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. This is the ultimate self-help comedy - outrageous, hilarious and inspiring - performed here by award-nominated actress Amanda Flahive. Show Runs: September 12 & 20 @ 8 PM|September 13, 14, 17, 21, 24 @ 3 PM. Sing...More Info
Cost: $35.50 Event Type: Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Leo Kottke
Sep. 26, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014 , 8PM
Come join us for Leo Kottkes 29th annual performance on the Woodstock Opera House stage. Leo Kottke is an extraordinary acoustic guitarist, widely known for his innovative finger-picking style, which draws on influences from blues, jazz, and folk music, and his syncopated, polyphonic melodies. Kottke has played to s...More Info
Cost: $30 All Seats Event Type: Arts
Woodstock Opera House
121 E Van Buren St,
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-4212
Rauetoberfest: Raue Center's First Annual Oktoberfest
Sep. 26, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014 , 9/26 & 27 4PM-12PM
This special event helps define Raue Centers mission to bring arts back into the community by bringing traditional food, music and activities into a festival setting that takes place in the heart of downtown Crystal Lake. It is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate tradition arts, culture and, of course, beer! The...More Info
Cost: $5 4-6p $8 6-11p Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Raue Center For The Arts
100 S Main
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Algonquin Rotary End of Summer Run/Crush a Can for Cancer
Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014 , 8:30
Join us on Saturday morning, September 27th, for Rotary's End of Summer 5K/10K Run. A perfect event for the entire family. Proceeds go to benefit Algonquin Rotary Charitable Fund and Crush a Can for Cancer funds to benefit Phil's Friends (PK) a Cancer support organization. Price Pre-Registration $35 Race Day Regi...More Info
Cost: $35 pre-registration Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Algonquin, IL
2100 Sleepy Hollow Road
Algonquin, IL 60102
312-523-4323
Fall Fest and Wine Walk
Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014 , 12 - 10 p.m.
Fall Festival and Wine Walk with some of the proceeds donated to Memorial Hall Renovation projects....More Info
Cost: TBD Event Type: Family
Downtown Richmond
10908B Main Street
Richmond, IL 60071
815-678-7742
Great Ball Race
Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014 , 3PM
Brink Street will be closed from Williams to Main Street. Thousands of colored balls will roll down the hill. Purchase raffle tickets and come to cheer your ball(s) on to win! Grand prize is $1,000...More Info
Cost: Tickets: 1 for $5 / 3 for $10 / 7 for $20 Event Type: Family
Brink Street
Brink Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Johnny Appleseed Festival
Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014 , 9AM - 4PM
Downtown's largest one-day event brings the community together to celebrate Fall. Activities for the day include pony rides, petting zoo, pumpkin train, pumpkin bowling, clowns, face painting, storytelling, amusement rides, wagon rides, heritage demonstrations, scarecrow contest, apple pie baking & eating contests, cr...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family
Downtown Crystal Lake
Woodstock & Williams
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
World Wide Day of Play
Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014 , 11am - 1pm
This annual celebration, sponsored by Nickelodeon, promotes active play for kids. We will be hosting fun, youth-oriented activities in three categories including: health/fitness, music, and sports/games. Bring the family to Ken Carpenter Park for all the fun as well as some fitness and nutrition tips for kids. ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Family
Ken Carpenter Park
Corner of Miller & Randall
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Cary Farmers Market
Now - Sep. 28, 2014 , Sundays: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Cary Farmers Market is located at the west end of the Cary Metra station commuter parking lot off the intersection of High Rd. and W. Main St. in downtown Cary. The market is held on Sundays beginning June 1  September 28. Hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family
Cary Metra Train Station Parking Lot
West Main Street and Rt.14
Cary, IL 60013
847-639-2800
Cary Main Street Fest
Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014 , Sat 12pm-10pm; Sun 11am-9pm
Craft beer, fall flavors, local market vendors, live entertainment and a large family area showcases all the charm of the village....More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Family
100 W. Main St., Cary IL
100 W. Main St.
Cary , IL 60013
847-639-2800
Ride of the Zombies
Sep. 28, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014 , 8am-4pm
Ride of the Zombies is a costume-themed cycling and Family Fun Fair charity event designed to benefit Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago's Sleep Medicine Department. Cyclists can choose between a 25- or 50-mile route, riding McHenry County's flat to gently rolling country roads, passing beautiful sc...More Info
Cost: Ride: $35 Game Tickets 20/$5 Raffle Ticket $5 Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Grandpa's Christmas Tree Farm
13616 IL Rt. 176
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-600-2007
Elsten Torres
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 8:00PM
What do you think you get when you cross a Cuban-born, New York City raised singer/songwriter residing in Miamis off center culture mix? Youd most likely wind up getting the sonic kaleidoscope of Elsten Torres. Elsten is a two-time Grammy nominated and multiple BMI award winning singer/songwriter. A sprinkle of Br...More Info
Cost: $20 Event Type: Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Iron Invasion Classic Car & Motorcycle Show
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Traditional Hot Rod, Kustom, & Cycle Show Pre '65 Cars & Pre ' 75 Motorcyles DIY Stunt Show, vintage motocross, Maiden of Iron contest, Mr Invader, Vendors from around the country, swap meet for vintage parts only, the Calori Coupe, bands, icons of pinstriping area and auction, bands, burnout pad, flame show, Ironh...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Family
McHenry County Fairgrounds
www.ironinvasion.com
Woodstock, IL 60098
563-332-1947
Moraine Hills Run for the Hills
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 8:30 am
Run in the peaceful autumn beauty of Northern Illinois premier Moraine Hills State Park. The courses are set completely within the park on asphalt and crushed limestone trails (no traffic!). Expect rolling hills and spectacular scenery. This is a race you shouldnt miss....More Info
Cost: $39-$48 Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Moraine Hills State Park
1510 S. River Road
McHenry, Il 60051
Autumn Spa Faire
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014 , 10:00am - 6:00pm
Treat yourself to a gourmet coffee or a slice of heavenly fudge. Relaxing massages available for a fee. This is an event you won't want to miss....More Info
Cost: Tours $6.00 Event Type: Family
RavenStone Castle
4504 Illinois Route 23
Harvard, IL 60033
815-943-5764
Pumpkin Stampede
Oct. 5, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014
The Pumpkin Stampede is a 5K run/walk to help raise money for the Andrea Lynn Cancer fund. These funds are then given to families that have been stricken with cancer and struggling to make ends meet. As we know there are many other charities out there to help in the fight against cancer, we felt our funds would be best...More Info
Cost: $25.00 Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Lippold Park
Crystal Lake, Il 60014
Run and Roll for the Dole Duathlon
Oct. 5, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014 , 8:00 am
The Run and Roll for the Dole is a 2 mile run, 12.4 mile bike course and a repeat of the 2 mile run finishing at the Dole Mansion. The 2 mile family friendly fun/health walk uses the same course as run course. The courses are throughout Crystal Lake & Lakewood. Individual and teams can participate and the race begins a...More Info
Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Lakeside Legacy Arts Park/Dole Mansion
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, Il 60014
Fox Chase
Oct. 10, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014
The Fox Chase is a 5K and youth mile supporting the young athletes of the Fox River Grove Rec. Council...More Info
Event Type: Family
Algonquin Road Elementary School
975 Algonquin Road
Fox River Grove, Il
847.409.0715
Crystal Lake Farmers Market
Now - Oct. 11, 2014 , Saturdays 8AM - 1PM
Enjoy a bounty of the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, eggs, honey, meat, cheese, flowers and more! Open on Saturdays only....More Info
Cost: Free admission Event Type: Family
Depot Park
70 E. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Jo Dee Messina
Oct. 16, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014 , 8:00PM
With its title ME chosen by fans, Jo Dee's newest album - released March 18, 2014 - marks her most personal album to date. Jo Dee wrote, or co-wrote, many of the songs on the album and will release MEon her own newly established label, Dreambound Records. For the first time in her career, Jo Dee is able to boldly do th...More Info
Cost: $53-$58 Event Type: Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Mane in Heaven 5K Trot-a-thon
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 8:30 am
5K benefiting animal-assisted activity and therapy. ...More Info
Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Rosegate Equestrain Center
1109 Pyott Rd.
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-561-6207
Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk
Oct. 19, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014 , 8:30 am
Benefits the breast fund at Family Health Partnership Clinic....More Info
Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Woodstock North High School
3000 Raffel Rd
Woodstock, Il 60098
779. 220.9305
World's Largest Corn Maze Run
Oct. 19, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014 , 7:15 am
Run or walk a 5K entirely through the World's Largest Corn Maze....More Info
Event Type: Family
Richardson Adventure Farm
9407 Richardson Road
Spring Grove, IL
847-344-0861
Zombie 5K
Oct. 25, 2014 - Oct. 25, 2014
Race to help the Home of the Sparrow's affordable and Rapid Re-Housing Program for homeless women and children....More Info
Cost: $35.00 Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Emricson Park
1313 Kishwaukee Valley Rd
Woodstock, IL 60098
Panting for Paws 5K Walk/Run and 1 Mile Fun Run
Nov. 2, 2014 - Nov. 2, 2014 , 7:00 am
Your participation in the Panting for Paws annual race does more than keep our doors open, or put nourishing food into hungry bellies, or provide one more vaccine, clean blankets, or a toy to the abandoned animals at our shelter. It helps to reignite the spark in the once dark and frightened eyes of each animal in our...More Info
Event Type: Family
Lippold Park
Route 176
Crystal Lake, Il 60014
815-338-4400
Northwest Trail Run
Nov. 9, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014
5-10 mile run hosted by Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center....More Info
Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Veterans Acres Park
Crystal Lake, Il 60014
McHenry Turket Trot for Hospice
Nov. 27, 2014 - Nov. 27, 2014
A commemorative 5K Run/Walk supporting JourneyCare Hospice & Palliative Services...More Info
Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
McHenry East Campus High School
1012 N. Green St
McHenry, IL 60050
Thanksgiving Day Race
Nov. 27, 2014 - Nov. 27, 2014 , 8am
5K certified flat and mostly crushed limestone course ...More Info
Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Lippold Park
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Festival of Trees / Santa Ride In
Dec. 5, 2014 - Dec. 5, 2014 , 6-8pm
Weve got Santas arrival, the lighting of the trees, and the holiday spirit all wrapped up! When Santa arrives via fire truck, help him ring in the season by lighting the Festival of Trees. Then join him for a snack, a photo opportunity, and a chance to remind him whats on your Christmas list! ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Family
Lake in the Hills Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Hands on a Hardbody
Nov. 21, 2014 - Dec. 7, 2014 , 8pm & 3pm
For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they'll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest that is "Hands on a Hardbody" only o...More Info
Cost: $38.50-32.50 Event Type: Arts
The Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Married Alive!
Nov. 21, 2014 - Dec. 7, 2014 , 8pm & 3pm
Married Alive! is a funny and touching new musical that looks in on two married couples, one newlywed and one oldly wed. From babies to empty nests, job stress to domestic bliss, it's face paced and acerbic, but always affectionate. As one patron put it, A hoot with a heart! Married Alive! is a funny, affectionate o...More Info
Cost: $38.50-32.50 Event Type: Arts
The Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Kiwanis Santa Run for Kids
Dec. 7, 2014 - Dec. 7, 2014 , 9:00am
This event is a 5K run/walk in which all 5K participants receive a 5 piece Santa Suit. The proceeds go to Big Brothers, Big Sisters, CASA, Turning Point, Girls on the Run, Main Stay and the Kiwanis. There is a 1 mile run/walk as well for $15. The 1 mile kids get reindeer antlers. Race day 5K is $40 and the 1 mile is $2...More Info
Cost: $35 pre-registered Event Type: Family
Raue Center for the Arts
26 N Williams
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-1773 x 300
Water
Apr. 24, 2015 - May. 3, 2015 , 8pm & 3pm
In Canada two half brothers clash over the legacy of their dead father. Meanwhile, in Germany, a young female special advisor tries to push through a deal at a political summit, and in Mexico a young Englishman prepares to dive the deepest freshwater cave in the world....More Info
Cost: $38.50-32.50 Event Type: Arts
The Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Founders Day Paddle Board Games
Now - Jul. 26, 2104 , 3pm to 7pm
Back for the second season! The Founders Day Stand Up Paddleboard Challenge elevates stand up paddle boarding to the next level of fun! The concept of the Challenge is to help you improve your paddleboard skills while having fun! You will compete against other paddleboarders of your ability level, your sex and age. You...More Info
Cost: 20.00 Event Type: Outdoor Recreation
Riverfront Park, Harrison St, Algonquin
9219 S IL Route 31
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-854-4754

 



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